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Slovak man takes hidden explosive on Dublin flight
AP/Breitbart.com ^ | 1/5/10

Posted on 01/05/2010 12:15:13 PM PST by Kartographer

Irish authorities say a Slovak man unwittingly carried hidden explosives on board a weekend flight to Dublin after a Slovakian airport-security test went awry. The 49-year-old electrician was arrested Tuesday, but released without charge after Slovak security officials alerted their Dublin counterparts to the screw-up.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: airlinesecurity; airportsecurity; donutwatch; dryrun; ireland; irish; mule; nationalsecurity; patsy; plant; stupidcoptricks; terrorist; thatsracist

1 posted on 01/05/2010 12:15:15 PM PST by Kartographer
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To: Kartographer

“My bad.”


2 posted on 01/05/2010 12:17:17 PM PST by library user
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To: Kartographer

Give them the top TSA job at Detroit. They’re naturals.


3 posted on 01/05/2010 12:18:38 PM PST by Moe Tzadik
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To: Kartographer
Officials had surreptitiously placed different bomb components in the check-in luggage of nine passengers to see if security screeners would spot the contraband.

The system worked...............

4 posted on 01/05/2010 12:18:41 PM PST by Red Badger (Obama - The first ever elected lame duck..............)
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To: Red Badger; Slings and Arrows
Officials had surreptitiously placed different bomb components in the check-in luggage of nine passengers to see if security screeners would spot the contraband.

Benny Hill used to say that the chances of there being a bomb on a plane were a million to one. And the chances that there are TWO bombs on a plane are a million TIMES a million to one.

So do what he does, and always being a bomb along... < /sarc >

5 posted on 01/05/2010 12:22:21 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Beware the Green Menace, the socialists warning you of global warming under your bed are hysteric.)
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To: library user

If Slovak security runs field tests with LIVE explosives, much less loses track of the stuff and the “mule” until they both get to a foreign destination, it’s gone clear past Bad.

In fact, it’s almost approaching another TSA moment.


6 posted on 01/05/2010 12:23:28 PM PST by Unrepentant VN Vet (1110 and a wakeup)
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To: Unrepentant VN Vet

The point that something can be added to a patsy’s luggage at the airport means that we could face false leads on future attacks.

After 9/11 when we could no longer lock out luggage, there were reports of items being stolen somewhere in transit.


7 posted on 01/05/2010 12:25:35 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Beware the Green Menace, the socialists warning you of global warming under your bed are hysteric.)
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To: Red Badger

Now we know where the Newark Liberty screener has been transferred.


8 posted on 01/05/2010 12:25:59 PM PST by Carley (OBAMA IS A MALEVOLENT FORCE IN THE WORLD)
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To: Kartographer

“Officials had surreptitiously placed different bomb components in the check-in luggage of nine passengers to see if security screeners would spot the contraband.”

Catch the ball Johnny, oooppps, oooppps, ooopps....


9 posted on 01/05/2010 12:27:04 PM PST by 1776 Reborn
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To: hennie pennie

*bookmark*


10 posted on 01/05/2010 12:29:06 PM PST by hennie pennie
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To: a fool in paradise

LOL!!!...God rest his soul..................


11 posted on 01/05/2010 12:33:16 PM PST by Red Badger (Obama - The first ever elected lame duck..............)
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To: Carley

Or it’s his Irish cousin..............


12 posted on 01/05/2010 12:34:33 PM PST by Red Badger (Obama - The first ever elected lame duck..............)
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To: Red Badger
surreptitiously

Does that mean without the passenger's knowledge?

If the passenger knew about it why didn't he let somebody know that he still had the test stuff in his bag before leaving the security area?

If he didn't know about it...how the Freak is that legal?

We're all going to stop flying soon if the idiots "in charge" don't step up.

13 posted on 01/05/2010 12:36:44 PM PST by hattend (Once we had Reagan, Johnny Cash and Bob Hope. Now we have Obama, no Cash and no Hope)
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To: 1776 Reborn
Officials had surreptitiously placed different bomb components in the check-in luggage of nine passengers to see if security screeners would spot the contraband.

I guess this is like the old coffee commercial. "We've secretly switched Bob's regular coffee with C4. Let's see if he notices the difference". What's next, planting cocaine in the luggage?

14 posted on 01/05/2010 12:38:38 PM PST by 6SJ7 (atlasShruggedInd = TRUE)
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To: hattend

Yes, the authorities placed the stuff in the luggage as a test of the system...............I guess in Janet Incompetano’s world, the system worked............


15 posted on 01/05/2010 12:39:00 PM PST by Red Badger (Obama - The first ever elected lame duck..............)
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To: Red Badger

I wonder if CCW Airlines would “take off”?

You’re only allowed on if you’re armed and have been prescreened.


16 posted on 01/05/2010 12:42:20 PM PST by hattend (Once we had Reagan, Johnny Cash and Bob Hope. Now we have Obama, no Cash and no Hope)
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To: Kartographer

What? They put his nationality in the lede? I thought it was crucial to avoid the ethnicity/nationality of the suspect when...oh...wait...THIS guy was Slovak...


17 posted on 01/05/2010 12:45:37 PM PST by ransomnote
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To: 6SJ7
And we used to worry about planes crashing because they just defied gravity? Geez, these things are doomed! ;-)
18 posted on 01/05/2010 12:47:37 PM PST by 1776 Reborn
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To: hattend

This crap after the CHARLEY FOXTROT we’ve had out of “our” gummint since Christmas really tears it for me.

I don’t have to fly much but local, so TSA et al to this point has been only an occasional annoyance, but I’ve got a neighbor who’s totally switched to a little aircharter service for all of his trips and I’m going to do the same. Especially if I’ve got to worry about my family being safe and/or not harassed at every step.

Those pompous little amateur night rent-a-doorshaker creeps can kiss my butt.


19 posted on 01/05/2010 12:54:00 PM PST by Unrepentant VN Vet (1110 and a wakeup)
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To: hattend

People should be issued guns before they board...........


20 posted on 01/05/2010 12:57:00 PM PST by Red Badger (Obama - The first ever elected lame duck..............)
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To: hattend

Sounded like they were setting up patsies. Just like terrorists may do one day.


21 posted on 01/05/2010 1:00:26 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Beware the Green Menace, the socialists warning you of global warming under your bed are hysteric.)
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To: Kartographer

Very worrisome when you think about it. That they would put stuff in your luggage without you knowing.


22 posted on 01/05/2010 1:06:10 PM PST by visualops (Pray for the USA)
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To: Kartographer

Was it in Czeched baggage?


23 posted on 01/05/2010 1:11:09 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: a fool in paradise
After 9/11 when we could no longer lock out luggage, there were reports of items being stolen somewhere in transit.

And if you just don't take any luggage, figuring to buy what you need at your destination, then you're a person of interest for not having any. I guess a mostly-empty suitcase is the answer.

24 posted on 01/05/2010 1:12:01 PM PST by nina0113
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To: library user

whats Slovak for ‘my bad’?


25 posted on 01/05/2010 1:12:34 PM PST by rahbert (Bop Bop, dibidip dibidip....)
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To: Kartographer
This is one of the most frightening scenarios that any one of the airline traveling public could face. It is extremely easy to imagine one layer of law enforcement reacting in a lethal manner when confronting a confused, scared, or angry but perfectly law abiding citizen that has been damned by what was surreptitiously put in his/her luggage.

I hope to God this isn't permitted in the USA and if it is, that it be stopped immediately.

26 posted on 01/05/2010 1:43:03 PM PST by Cyman
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To: Cyman

This is getting to be a bit CRAZY!


27 posted on 01/05/2010 1:46:18 PM PST by Biggirl (Happy 2010!=^..^==^..^==^..^==^..^==^..^=)
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To: hattend

I love that idea.


28 posted on 01/05/2010 2:19:52 PM PST by TheZMan (Just secede and get it over with. No love lost on either side. Cya.)
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To: hattend

>>surreptitiously

Does that mean without the passenger’s knowledge?

If the passenger knew about it why didn’t he let somebody know that he still had the test stuff in his bag before leaving the security area?

If he didn’t know about it...how the Freak is that legal?

We’re all going to stop flying soon if the idiots “in charge” don’t step up. <<

Carry on luggage only is the solution... Oh they hate that too...


29 posted on 01/05/2010 2:39:13 PM PST by GraceG
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To: Red Badger
"Yes, the authorities placed the stuff in the luggage as a test of the system.............."

And, then they arrest the unwitting passenger??? How twisted is that?

30 posted on 01/05/2010 3:00:37 PM PST by jackibutterfly
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To: sheik yerbouty
I dont know, but did the perp look like either of THESE two??


31 posted on 01/05/2010 5:19:00 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (61% of Americans feel USA in decline. Heck, many US expats could sense that and said that for years)
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To: Kartographer

Ahahaha I bet theyre feeling pretty stupid right about now.


32 posted on 01/05/2010 9:03:09 PM PST by ketelone
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To: Red Badger

Its only a small step from there, to “The System was made by George Bush”! Bush’s Fault!


33 posted on 01/05/2010 9:05:42 PM PST by ketelone
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To: ketelone

Instead of treating everybody like a criminal, including senators, congressmen and most ludicrously... The pilots... Imagine the sheer stupidity of searching pilots for bombs... These dumb Ass TSA types need to quit letting Muslims into the country... Real simple... If they are here, then kick them out. Leave everybody else pretty much alone. Myself, I would rather drive unless it’s over a 12 hour drive... I used to use a 6 hour rule but all the security, the hassle, the time changed the 6 hour to a 12 hour. I’m not alone so it has to affect the passenger miles flown equation for airline profitability. But this is such a silly country, used to be something I was proud of. But all great countries die when the citizens no longer feel it’s worth saving.


34 posted on 01/05/2010 10:15:08 PM PST by DariusBane (Even the Rocks shall cry out "Hobamma to the Highest")
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To: AmericanInTokyo

A cousin, I believe..


35 posted on 01/05/2010 11:46:20 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: nina0113

The more hassle there is in flying (and more 3-10 hour delays in flights), the easier it is to commit to driving anywhere within a 12 hour drive.


36 posted on 01/06/2010 8:07:10 AM PST by a fool in paradise (Beware the Green Menace, the socialists warning you of global warming under your bed are hysteric.)
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To: DariusBane

12 hour rule can even be expanded for a large enough group and a long enough stay (like 3 people going somewhere for the better part of a week, even a 24 hour drive is managable and the creature comforts can be brought on the trip).


37 posted on 01/06/2010 8:08:29 AM PST by a fool in paradise (Beware the Green Menace, the socialists warning you of global warming under your bed are hysteric.)
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To: GraceG
Carry on luggage only is the solution... Oh they hate that too...

The stewardesses have been goading the airlines into limiting and prohibiting carry ons for decades now.

And in the wake of the Detroit bomb plot, we are being told that access and quantity of carry ons may be further reduced.

Meanwhile the Islamic political theocracy continues to spread around the globe.

38 posted on 01/06/2010 8:11:03 AM PST by a fool in paradise (Beware the Green Menace, the socialists warning you of global warming under your bed are hysteric.)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

“We’re just two wild and crazy terrorists!”


39 posted on 01/06/2010 6:35:47 PM PST by GnuHere
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To: a fool in paradise
After 9/11 when we could no longer lock out luggage, there were reports of items being stolen somewhere in transit.

That's been happening since ummmm, forever.

40 posted on 01/07/2010 7:16:41 AM PST by Erasmus (She was a BBC newsreader, marrying above her station.)
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To: Erasmus

Samsonite locks may use a standard key but you were permitted to use it (same with the simple combination lock on some older luggage).

Now you can’t protect against the grubby hands of some who have sworn to protect you but violate that code.


41 posted on 01/07/2010 7:39:03 AM PST by a fool in paradise (Al Gore was more concerned with the evil influence of heavy metal than that of radical Imam.)
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