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CNN: Obama promises justice for Christmas terror plotters
CNN.com ^ | January 2, 2010

Posted on 01/02/2010 8:01:36 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer

(CNN) -- President Obama pledged Saturday that the United States will hold accountable all of the individuals involved in the failed Christmas Day terrorist attack aboard a U.S.-bound jetliner.

"All those involved in the attempted act of terrorism on Christmas must know you, too, will be held to account," Obama said in his weekly address.

Obama also recently spoke with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to receive an update on a federal review of "detection capabilities and ... enhanced security measures" put in place since the attempted bombing.

A new Transportation Security Administration directive requires airlines to physically pat down all passengers boarding planes bound for the United States and inspect their carry-on bags.

The directive also gives airlines the discretion to take other measures to prevent people from secretly assembling or igniting bombs on aircraft. Those measures include prohibiting people from keeping pillows or blankets on their laps during the final hour of a flight.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhochristmas; bhogwot; failure; flight253; knickerbomber; nationalsecurityfail; nonss; terrorism
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1 posted on 01/02/2010 8:01:37 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I feel so safe now.......


2 posted on 01/02/2010 8:04:42 AM PST by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

so, he’s going to throw his obamaice at yemen?


3 posted on 01/02/2010 8:05:26 AM PST by TiredofItalltoo (what don't you get?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I believe that’s the first time The One has ever used the word “terrorism”...Nepolitano calls it “man caused destruction”.

I guess that’s progress.


4 posted on 01/02/2010 8:05:35 AM PST by kjo
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Did anyone notice that the Head Muslim from Kenya didn't acknowledge the passengers for taking down the terrorist? I know the FBI won't, their egos wouldn't allow them.


5 posted on 01/02/2010 8:06:18 AM PST by darkwing104 (Lets get dangerous)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

...Justice = what you get when you go to court.

...in other words the guy could get off too...all he’s got to do is demand a jury of his peers...and given all the Muslims in Detroit, that’s no problem.


6 posted on 01/02/2010 8:07:04 AM PST by STONEWALLS
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

BS! He is not going to do a damn thing.


7 posted on 01/02/2010 8:07:09 AM PST by Piquaboy (Military veteran of 22 years in Navy, Air Force, and Army.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

so, all of the gitmo detainees have been conversing amongst themselves, at least the almost 100 from Yemen surely have...I’m guessing this means we will hold them accountable in Cuba...right?


8 posted on 01/02/2010 8:07:17 AM PST by TiredofItalltoo (what don't you get?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"All those involved in the attempted act of terrorism on Christmas must know you, too, will be held to account," Obama said in his weekly address.

With free public-financed defense lawyers and all rights normally given only to citizens...

9 posted on 01/02/2010 8:07:18 AM PST by COBOL2Java (Big government more or less guarantees rule by creeps and misfits.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

If you read further into the article you will see that, “President Obama went on to warn that all people connected to the terror plot will have their health care options eliminated and will have to stand in a corner.”

When told of President Obama’s response, Osama Bin Laden laid down his weapons and began to weep.


10 posted on 01/02/2010 8:07:33 AM PST by vg0va3 (I don't plan to quit the fight until it is finally over.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“hold accountable all of the individuals involved”

He will spill everything once we waterboard him a few dozen times. No Wait! Can’t do that anymore. Never mind.


11 posted on 01/02/2010 8:08:02 AM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
obamas justice will be to send them home, so they can fight again.

All the while telling you how tuff he is.......obama is the enemy within.

12 posted on 01/02/2010 8:08:55 AM PST by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing.....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

so there is more than one isolated extremist involved?

Or is he threatening the intelligence analysts and the Northwest desk agent at Amsterdam?

He sounds ridiculous. Like a school principal threatening the student assembly for flooding the bathroom even as a piece of toilet paper sticks out from under his shoe


13 posted on 01/02/2010 8:08:58 AM PST by silverleaf (More folks were invited to the White House for Holiday parties than are being sent to Afghanistan)
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To: darkwing104

I’ve also been very curious about the lack of coverage on the heroes aboard this flight. but then again, if I had been responsiblity for foiling an Al Quaeda planned attack, I think I’d want some anonymity...probably much better than depending on this government for protection.


14 posted on 01/02/2010 8:09:20 AM PST by TiredofItalltoo (what don't you get?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

pillows. thats important. glad they fixed that loophole. at least for the last hour.


15 posted on 01/02/2010 8:09:24 AM PST by beebuster2000
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I’m suddenly reminded of that old Naked Eyes song

You made me
promises, promises
You knew you’d never keep...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJP2PH8WKaI


16 posted on 01/02/2010 8:09:38 AM PST by DemforBush (Now officially 100% ex-Democrat.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Read them their miranda rights and move on.

Mission Accomplished


17 posted on 01/02/2010 8:10:35 AM PST by Carley (OBAMA IS A MALEVOLENT FORCE IN THE WORLD)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
A new Transportation Security Administration directive requires airlines to physically pat down all passengers boarding planes bound for the United States and inspect their carry-on bags.

I have no intention of flying anywhere, but this gives new resolve to that decision. They can't do it on International flights without doing it on national flights. If they do, they'll never be able to guarantee that one won't get by. Not to mention the personal affront of the issue itself.

Keep your damned hands off of me. You want to protect us? It's called 'Profiling'.

18 posted on 01/02/2010 8:13:00 AM PST by bcsco (Hey, GOP: The American Indians found out what happens when you don't control immigration...)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Yeah, he will do anything to get his golf swing down as he menaces Al Quaeda,


19 posted on 01/02/2010 8:13:54 AM PST by bestintxas
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Bet if we looked art the “Security” budget, we’d find it was cut and cut and cut.


20 posted on 01/02/2010 8:14:23 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Plotters with an “s”??? Naw, that must be a mistake because the Big 0 said he acted alone. Oh, and throw in “allegedly” here and there. If it had been anything important, 0 would have spent longer than 13-15 minutes between the time he was finally notified of the incident to the time the motorcade left for the gym.


21 posted on 01/02/2010 8:15:53 AM PST by bgill (The framers of the US Constitution established an entire federal government in 18 pages.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Help us....


22 posted on 01/02/2010 8:16:56 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“Obama also recently spoke with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to receive an update on a federal review of “detection capabilities and ... enhanced security measures” put in place since the attempted bombing.”

I would feel better if he talked with with Barney Fife.


23 posted on 01/02/2010 8:17:57 AM PST by Dem Guard
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

That must mean a really, really long time out and no apple juice at snack time! That’ll show ‘em!


24 posted on 01/02/2010 8:18:33 AM PST by Happyinmygarden (Yes, actually, I have pretty much seen and heard it all before...)
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To: COBOL2Java

“””With free public-financed defense lawyers and all rights normally given only to citizens...”””


All part of Obama’s latest porkulus program to employ leftist/Marxist lawyers.


25 posted on 01/02/2010 8:19:46 AM PST by Presbyterian Reporter
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To: Kakaze

“”obamas justice will be to send them home, so they can fight again.””


Another poster referred to this as Obama’s “catch and release” program.


26 posted on 01/02/2010 8:21:34 AM PST by Presbyterian Reporter
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To: Dem Guard

“Obama also recently spoke with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to receive an update on a federal review of “detection capabilities and ... enhanced security measures” put in place since the attempted bombing.”


This coming from the same ‘crew’ who couldn’t keep party-crashers out of the White House.


27 posted on 01/02/2010 8:24:48 AM PST by UCANSEE2
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To: Presbyterian Reporter

What we need is some justice against the muslim, illegal alien obama.


28 posted on 01/02/2010 8:24:48 AM PST by manonCANAL
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To: kalee

“Those measures include prohibiting people from keeping pillows or blankets on their laps during the final hour of a flight.”

So Mamas with little babies cannot nurse them to keep their ears from popping during landing...NICE. And sleeping toddlers? No blankie!!!


29 posted on 01/02/2010 8:25:57 AM PST by Cailleach
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"All those involved in the attempted act of terrorism on Christmas must know you, too, will be held to account," Obama said in his weekly address.

He is going to give them a stern talking to. If that doesn't work, he may even have them arrested.

30 posted on 01/02/2010 8:27:50 AM PST by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Crisis - America Held Hostage)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

So.. instead of “violating the rights” of young Islamic males with dark hair and dark eyes (which all terrorists seem to be lately), He’s ordering that grannies and kids and blonde models be patted down... to be fair.


31 posted on 01/02/2010 8:29:24 AM PST by Guyin4Os (My name says Guyin40s but now I have an exotic, daring, new nickname..... Guyin50s)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

...so he’s going to issue a “strongly worded statement” and take them to World Court?


32 posted on 01/02/2010 8:30:36 AM PST by 50sDad (The Left cannot understand life is not in a test tube. Raise taxes, & jobs go away.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"All those involved in the attempted act of terrorism on Christmas must know you, too, will be held to account," Obama said in his weekly address.

Asymmetric jihadist warriors are not concerned and are definitely not accountable. The "attempted" act revealed by the insidious mind of the jihadist serves the secondary purpose to "strike fear into the hearts of the unbelievers".

After a week of thought, this is what the best minds in our government can come up with?

Who will protect us from our protectors?

33 posted on 01/02/2010 8:32:09 AM PST by PGalt
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To: STONEWALLS
Justice...what you get in court after a crime is committed.

Peace...what you get after you completely annihilate the enemy in war and destroy his will to continue.

Can you imagine the "justice" we'll get after NYC or Wash DC are smoking holes in the ground?

34 posted on 01/02/2010 8:33:54 AM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Did he issue this statement a week after the incident? If so, he must really mean business (sarcasm intented)..


35 posted on 01/02/2010 8:34:58 AM PST by pnz1
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

ZerO has not followed up on getting the next panty bomber, but, has allowed them to learn from their mistakes. The next dozen airliners to fall out of the sky will be his responsibility.


36 posted on 01/02/2010 8:35:21 AM PST by depressed in 06 (Tea parties today, Lexington tomorrow.)
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To: pnz1

intented=intended..


37 posted on 01/02/2010 8:35:33 AM PST by pnz1
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Just like O.J. wasn’t going to rest until he found the “real killer”. And both he and Obama seem to believe such a search is best conducted on the golf course.


38 posted on 01/02/2010 8:39:25 AM PST by circlecity
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
I think the twit Obama is getting the message some what about what the people of this country is going to do if he doesn't straighten up or at least pretend to..Him and his Czars are going to fast for their bosses so now it is time to slow down..

A Question is what is the Fort Hood Terrorist Obama is he a terrorist yet..All I can say is wait until November then you scum bags will pay at the polls..That is if you don't destroy the country with your terrorist friends..

39 posted on 01/02/2010 8:45:27 AM PST by PLD
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Break out the comfy chair...Photobucket
40 posted on 01/02/2010 8:47:34 AM PST by ladyvet (WOLVERINES!!!!!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Palin's son Trig has a higher IQ than Obozo.

Turn off this broken record.

41 posted on 01/02/2010 8:50:07 AM PST by VRWC For Truth (Throw the bums out who vote yes on the bail out)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Obama promises justice for Christmas terror plotters

YOU LIE!


42 posted on 01/02/2010 9:09:19 AM PST by ICE-FLYER (God bless and keep the United States of America)
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"Obama Promises Justice for Christmas Terror Plotters"

Ah-oh, did anyone think to ask him whether he was referring to 'Social Justice', or the regular kind. You can't be sure of anything anymore!

43 posted on 01/02/2010 9:15:22 AM PST by ArchAngel1983 (Arch Angel- on guard)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
The sentence for attempting to blow up an airliner full of people is 20 years in prison. That's what the Detroit underwear bomber faces: 20 years.

The sentence for illegally hacksawing 3" of barrel off of a shotgun that came from the sporting goods store with an 18" barrel is 10 years in prison and a 250,000 dollar fine.

44 posted on 01/02/2010 9:17:01 AM PST by The KG9 Kid
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45 posted on 01/02/2010 9:30:45 AM PST by Recovering_Democrat
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will be held to account

Ha Ha Ha they will be forced to write 100 times I will not do that again. Then given free health care and put on S.S.


46 posted on 01/02/2010 9:49:21 AM PST by bikerman (Buck Farack)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“Words ——just words”.


47 posted on 01/02/2010 10:05:11 AM PST by Exit148 (Loose Change Founder. A little goes a long way!)
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To: bcsco
A new Transportation Security Administration directive requires airlines to physically pat down all passengers boarding planes bound for the United States and inspect their carry-on bags.

Is this more of the Culture of Perversion by the Left or just another stupid bureaucratic rule? Since the last guy had the explosives concealed in his crotch I don't see this going anywhere. Either the TSA employee will not "pat down" that area, and it is therefore meaningless, or there will be some real showdowns at airports.

48 posted on 01/02/2010 11:32:51 AM PST by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done needs to be done by the government)
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...or there will be some real showdowns at airports.

BINGO! The American public won't stand for this. This makes it personal and intrusive.

49 posted on 01/02/2010 11:35:40 AM PST by bcsco (Hey, GOP: The American Indians found out what happens when you don't control immigration...)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Yeah, right, whatever.......


50 posted on 01/02/2010 3:20:14 PM PST by b4its2late (Before you can control a horse, you have to break it. Sound familiar?)
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