Skip to comments.NY police confirm car bomb caused Times Sq. evacuation
Posted on 05/01/2010 11:04:37 PM PDT by myknowledge
NEW YORK, May 1 (Reuters) - The New York Police Department said on Saturday the incident that caused Times Square to be evacuated was what appeared to be a car bomb, which was being dismantled by officers on the scene.
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Good on you, bomb squad techies. The Big Apple would like to thank you for preventing a domestic terrorist attack.
Trey Parker and Matt Stone will be blamed for it all.
Must have been a member of the TEA PARTY.../SARCASM>
From the most recent NY Post article:
The SUV was also parked next to the headquarters of Viacom.
Viacom owns Comedy Central, which aired a recent controversial episode of the animated "South Park," depicting the prophet Mohammed in a bear costume, drawing the ire of some extremists.
discovered by a mounted police. . .
being dismantled by NYPD. . .
where’s MagicalMischiefTour with his regular daily anti-cop threads?
Mexicans or Muslims?
Some ELF nutcase? Or liberal gone wacky cause bambi said we could drill?
First we get this:
Two female cops patrolling the area noticed a man fumbling with something in the back of a Nissan SUV parked on the southwest corner of 45th St. and Broadway about 7 p.m. The man saw the officers looking and took off running.
The two cops went to the car and saw smoke, clusters of canisters and heard something fizzing, a source said. The quick-acting cops called for backup, and the bomb squad was on the way as the Crossroads of the World was evacuated.
"It looks as if the perp was trying to light it up, and was interrupted by the cops, panicked and took off," a law enforcement source said.
Now we get it was a mounted male officer responding to a smoking car reported by a street vendor.
Even the nutheaded liberals don’t know that Obama is pandering to Big Oil’s demands for more oil.
Sure seems to be a lot of close calls during the Obama years.
They might know, but refuse to believe.
Well, Bloomberg said the “terrorists” word at the end of his press conference. He’ll be getting an ear full from the White House. LOL
And a little zing about homeland security funds.
Terrorist attack? Now watch that, we are not allowed to say that word anymore, are we????
Yep...all of us grannies are so intimidating.
Mexicans or Muslims?
A year ago I would have accused you of racism.
A year ago I would have accused you of racism.—
/S for Sarcasm should have been added.
And not this season of “24”?
I was supposed to go to The Screwtape Letters, on 43rd near Ninth Avenue, tonight (Saturday) but didn't feel up to it. I'll have to find out tomorrow if my friends got to see the show.
Very odd...Two hours ago it was reportedly discovered by two female police officer hero's, that actually observed the suspect flee the scene.
Wow, I use to check Drudge for breaking information... Seems like he and his cohorts are asleep during the weekend.
Very disappointed in his (use to be) fast response to news breaking events. Guess I’ll have to check here for breaking news...
That's a heck of a month! Whew!
I think Fox just happened to look out the window and caught it live.
Heh... Yes, seems really strange to me!
How can it be appeared to be a bomb if they are dismantlnig a bomb?
Oh, oh! Not good!
You just know, that the FUGLY, Big Sis, Dear Leader and the Dhimmy FBI, must be going bonkers in not having been able to get out in front of this to insure us all that it was not, Terrorism and we had nothing to worry about--as is their usual mantra.
I imagine they are in Islamic CYA mode and trying to ascertain how they can blame this on some White Supremacist or Tea Party Movement.
Mmm, mmm, mmm!!!
Wow, I use to check Drudge for breaking information... Seems like he and his cohorts are asleep during the weekend.Might as well
Very disappointed in his (use to be) fast response to news breaking events. Guess Ill have to check here for breaking news...
That's what Drudge, Hannity, Rush, O'Reilly, MSNBC, FOX NEWS and every other news/talk outlets do
This is nothing...you should’ve seen the right wing Tea Party terrorists sing the National Anthem...Janet and Obama were horrified.
My nephew was there and called home and said that there were 4 car bombings..his class was there on a field trip and he heard the explosions...so i don’t know what the media arent telling the public..
The sacred country means nothing to them. They just want a one world order.
all Fox is reporting is, stolen vehicle, stolen plates, gasoline, propane, and nasty stuff meant to maim, kill.
Lucky for NYC and all of us, the dude or dudette was about as skilled as the shoebomber and just as yellowbellied.
Didn’t here about the cyanide one in the subway..
To those in a variety of uniforms .... no sir, I don’t mind taxes for brave men and women. We sleep peacefully, because they are awake. God bless and protect them.
They announced earlier that some of the “explosions” were actually FDNY blowing out the windows of the car with a water cannon.
Totally unsubstantiated rumor from some school kid.
Let's not repeat them here.
The SUV was parked in front of the Viacom International Bldg - the parent company of Comedy Central/Southpark. The theater where The Lion King is playing is also in that building.
Hardhat, safety vest and work boots? My, doesn’t he look like a transit worker in the tunnel? Highway flares? I bet a subway train would come to a full stop inside the tunnel when it saw some of those. A quart container full of cyanide? Wouldn’t that create a very large cloud of extremely poisonous gas? Boy, I wouldn’t want to be trapped in an enclosed area when that cloud came rolling by!
Yeah, sounds like a typical suicide try.
There were close calls during the Bush years, too, but from what I’ve read, they were kept on the down low by his administration. Obama’s admin seems to want to make sure the incidents that happen during his are made public. Setting up martial law the possible reason?
The show can't be that bad to make someone do this, can it?
The Lion King= The lying king?
Yes, the Viacom link is interesting.
I keep wondering why I have not seen more on the guy who was found in a subway tunnel with a backpack that contained calcium cyanide and highway flares. The only reference I have seen was in the crawl on FNS on the day it happened.
I think most of the incidents during Bush’s years never got beyond the planning stages. I remember when he left office, some agency provided a more detailed list of the various attacks that had been prevented, in almost all cases, before they were attempted. Something like this wouldn’t have been possible to cover up anyway.
However, there were jihadi moments in New York such as the attack on the Orthodox Jewish students on the bridge, etc. and the one incident where one of the conspirators got cold feet and went to the police just before a bombing was to be carried out, enabling them to prevent it.