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'A weapon of mass destruction was found in the U.S.': Shock confession of Customs officer
U.K. Daily Mail ^ | 2/13/11 | David Gardner

Posted on 02/13/2011 5:32:43 PM PST by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

A port official has admitted that a 'weapon of mass effect' has been found by 'partner agencies' in the U.S., raising major questions over a possible government cover-up.

The disturbing revelation came in an interview with San Diego's assistant port director screened by a television channel in the city.

The Customs and Border Protection Department tried to dampen speculation over his remarks, but doubts remained over whether he had inadvertently revealed a dirty bomb plot to attack the U.S. mainland.

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‘So, specifically, you're looking for the dirty bomb? You're looking for the nuclear device?’ asked Mr Blacher.

‘Correct. Weapons of mass effect,’ said Mr Hallor.

‘You ever found one?’ asked Mr Blacher.

‘Not at this location,’ Mr Hallor said.

‘But they have found them?’ asked Mr Blacher. ‘Yes,’ said Mr Hallor.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: US: California; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: borders; dirtybomb; sandiego; wmd; wmdwotsandiegodhs
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What is this administration hiding?
1 posted on 02/13/2011 5:32:49 PM PST by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

VIDEO at bottom of link.


2 posted on 02/13/2011 5:33:28 PM PST by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (The "11th Commandment" applies to Republicans, not RINOs.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
Barack Obama is a weapon of mass destruction.
3 posted on 02/13/2011 5:34:37 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
I was just thinking the other day, that if the US government knew -- positively knew -- that there were 10 thermonuclear devices located somewhere in the USA, set to go off whenever Islamic terrorists wanted them to, how would how government change their behavior toward Islam?

My feeling is that no change would be necessary -- we already treat them as if they were in control of us. So maybe the devices are here. Either that, or Obama is a Muslim. I don't see a third option.

4 posted on 02/13/2011 5:37:28 PM PST by ClearCase_guy (BO + MB = BOMB -- The One will make sure they get one.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

It’s called Harvard.


5 posted on 02/13/2011 5:37:54 PM PST by MissMack99 (Mitt Romney is a FRAUD, he RUINED Mass. Don't let him finish Obama's job.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

It’s called Harvard.


6 posted on 02/13/2011 5:37:54 PM PST by MissMack99 (Mitt Romney is a FRAUD, he RUINED Mass. Don't let him finish Obama's job.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

The government is going to get rid of Hallor and we’ll never see him again.


7 posted on 02/13/2011 5:38:08 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

The BEST part of that video is the lady yelling in the background.


8 posted on 02/13/2011 5:38:23 PM PST by barbarianbabs (tuesday is soylent red day)
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To: Cindy; Nachum; bitt

The UK daily mail picks up on the story now.


9 posted on 02/13/2011 5:38:48 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: LucyT

The UK daily mail picks up on the story now.


10 posted on 02/13/2011 5:39:31 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: MissMack99

My X was a harvard boy..
harvard=idiot


11 posted on 02/13/2011 5:40:08 PM PST by barbarianbabs (tuesday is soylent red day)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Gee didn’t Big Sis Napolitano just tell that the southern border is secure? Move along nothing to see here. I’m sure it will be revealed that a WMD was being smuggled by renegade Lutheran TEA party types and not members of the religion of peace.


12 posted on 02/13/2011 5:41:08 PM PST by The Great RJ (The Bill of Rights: Another bill members of Congress haven't read.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

1. Secure the Southern border immediately. Send the national guard/military in large numbers tyo reinforce the Border Patrol and make sure they are given the authority to stop encroachments across our border with deadly force if necessary.

2. Screen every single container that enters the US by ship at its ports.

3. Check for not only nuclear wmds and the various parts and individual elements to make them but also check for biological and chemical wmds as well.


13 posted on 02/13/2011 5:44:03 PM PST by Ev Reeman
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

1. Secure the Southern border immediately. Send the national guard/military in large numbers to reinforce the Border Patrol and make sure they are given the authority to stop encroachments across our border with deadly force if necessary.

2. Screen every single container that enters the US by ship at its ports.

3. Check for not only nuclear wmds and the various parts and individual elements to make them but also check for biological and chemical wmds as well.


14 posted on 02/13/2011 5:44:23 PM PST by Ev Reeman
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Issa needs to subpoena this guy and find out what he knows, and when did he know it.


15 posted on 02/13/2011 5:44:35 PM PST by OldDeckHand
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

The House should hold hearings on this development as well as pass a whistleblower advocate and protection bill.


16 posted on 02/13/2011 5:45:40 PM PST by Ev Reeman
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

I would not call a dirty bomb a weapon of mass destruction.


17 posted on 02/13/2011 5:47:20 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

According to rumors years back, there are suppose to be 19 nuclear weapons hidden in various cities waiting for the signal... from Iran or AQ, I suppose.


18 posted on 02/13/2011 5:47:20 PM PST by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: The Great RJ

Janet Napolitano is all over this. She’s way ahead of us.

She knows the terrorists are at Wal-Mart, So if you see something, say something.

/sarc


19 posted on 02/13/2011 5:47:41 PM PST by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (The "11th Commandment" applies to Republicans, not RINOs.)
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To: barbarianbabs

I always thought the Harvard grads were all smart cookies ....


20 posted on 02/13/2011 5:47:45 PM PST by Ken522
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To: Brilliant

>>I would not call a dirty bomb a weapon of mass destruction.<<

With all due respect, with American lives at stake, who gives a flying CRAP about that kind of hairsplitting?

Please.


21 posted on 02/13/2011 5:50:50 PM PST by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (The "11th Commandment" applies to Republicans, not RINOs.)
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To: Brilliant

It’s a weapon of mass hysteria.


22 posted on 02/13/2011 5:51:19 PM PST by ctdonath2 (Great children's books - http://www.UsborneBooksGA.com)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

There are many types of weapons of mass effect. A weapon of mass effect couple be biological, chemical, nuclear, radiological, conventional, or cyber. Weapons of mass effect may cause large-scale alterations of psychological
perceptions,changing and/or influencing both attitudes and behaviors.

For example, the bomb Timothy McVeigh and his co-conspirators used in Oklahoma City was a conventional weapon of mass destruction. So were the aircraft flown into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

I would not go jumping to conclusions that the weapons of mass destruction were nuclear or radiological. I would also not jump to the conclusion that the weapons were found in or near San Diego as many of the Department of Hoplessness and inSecurity’s “partner agencies” are the security agencies in other countries.


23 posted on 02/13/2011 5:55:36 PM PST by MIchaelTArchangel (Obama makes me miss Jimmah Cahtah!)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

I’m convinced Barry is going to get a lot of us killed. He really doesn’t care though.


24 posted on 02/13/2011 5:55:56 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer ("Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican." - President Ronald W. Reagan)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Most experts will tell you that a dirty bomb is not much more destructive than a conventional explosive, if at all.


25 posted on 02/13/2011 5:56:06 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

D.C. can absorb the attacks.


26 posted on 02/13/2011 5:56:46 PM PST by NoLibZone (Obama must be impeached and tried for treason.)
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To: Brilliant

“I would not call a dirty bomb a weapon of mass destruction.”

That is why it is called a WME - a weapon of mass effect. It would dirty up a significant area of a city and areas downwind, as well as potentially have a world-wide economic/political/terror effect


28 posted on 02/13/2011 5:57:41 PM PST by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Brilliant
I would not call a dirty bomb a weapon of mass destruction.

Not by your standards, apparently.

But by technical and generally agreed upon standards, you'd be wrong.

Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) are defined as CBN -- chemical, biological and nuclear. A "dirty bomb" is undeniably "nuclear".

29 posted on 02/13/2011 5:57:46 PM PST by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

ping


30 posted on 02/13/2011 5:57:46 PM PST by ocr1 (really?.. Really?)
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To: ClearCase_guy

“... how would the government change their behavior toward Islam?”

Remember, Obama said we could absorb another 9-11. I guess we are just a big sponge absorbing tragedy after tragedy.


31 posted on 02/13/2011 5:58:21 PM PST by momtothree
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

‘Correct. Weapons of mass effect,’ said Mr Hallor.

He doesn’t say if its a dirty bomb or a Bio agent.


32 posted on 02/13/2011 5:59:43 PM PST by NoLibZone (Obama must be impeached and tried for treason.)
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To: Brilliant

The problem isn’t so much the destructiveness.

It’s the clean-up.


33 posted on 02/13/2011 6:03:44 PM PST by Sigurdrifta
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To: Brilliant
I would not call a dirty bomb a weapon of mass destruction.

What if it killed you and/or your family?

Is that mass or destructive enough?

34 posted on 02/13/2011 6:04:48 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (The Tree of Liberty did not grow from an ACORN!)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
My guess is that they've found something along the lines of a "dirty bomb" or chemical/biological device at a foreign port where U.S. Customs maintains a standing presence.

I don't mean to diminish the threat of this sort of thing, but I believe a so-called "dirty bomb" would be pretty easy to manufacture, would not be difficult to move into a major U.S. city, and would likely be far more effective for the hysteria it causes than the actual destruction.

35 posted on 02/13/2011 6:07:27 PM PST by Alberta's Child ("If you touch my junk, I'm gonna have you arrested.")
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Well a lot of people got sick at the Playboy Mansion! Just sayin!


36 posted on 02/13/2011 6:08:12 PM PST by Empireoftheatom48 (Tag line under construction, please mind the gap!!)
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To: okie01

No it isn’t.

A dirty bomb is merely a conventional bomb used to disperse radioactive debris. Lots of things are radioactive. Some soil is radioactive. Gather up a bunch of radioactive garbage and pack it around a large conventional bomb and you have a dirty bomb. It works better if the radioactive debris is dangerous enough to cause panic.

A nuclear bomb is an energy release derived from a nuclear reaction. Energy is created out of matter. There may or may not be deadly radioactive debris produced as a byproduct.


37 posted on 02/13/2011 6:08:53 PM PST by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

How reliable is this report? Should this be in Breaking News?


38 posted on 02/13/2011 6:11:30 PM PST by PastorBooks
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To: mamelukesabre
A dirty bomb is merely a conventional bomb used to disperse radioactive debris.

I understand that.

At the same time, I understand that U.S. military policy is not to respond to a conventional attack with WMD. And that, for this purpose, WMD included "dirty bombs".

39 posted on 02/13/2011 6:14:38 PM PST by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: ctdonath2
It’s a weapon of mass hysteria.

Cool, when one goes off in your hood and kills your family, we'll be hysterical.

41 posted on 02/13/2011 6:18:22 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (The Tree of Liberty did not grow from an ACORN!)
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To: Jet Jaguar; tutstar; warsaw44; ColdOne; Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!; GQuagmire; wintertime; ...

'A weapon of mass destruction was found in the U.S.': Shock confession of Customs office

The UK daily mail picks up on the story now.

Thanks, Jet Jaguar.

. . . . They won’t seal the Mexican border because they want suitcase nukes coming in. An attack will justify their order for martial law and the USA will be a memory.

42 posted on 02/13/2011 6:19:09 PM PST by LucyT
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To: neverdem; SunkenCiv; patton; sionnsar; MHGinTN; The Great RJ

Hah!

Shows what you know.

This was the SAN DIEGO border (well, Customs station officer) ... NOT the southern border.

See? ??????? Napolitano wasn’t taking about the “San Diego” border being safe!

/Hillary Clinton mode


43 posted on 02/13/2011 6:19:42 PM PST by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Sigurdrifta

Exactly. I’m not even sure that’s a big deal. It probably depends on how much and what kind of stuff they have packed into it, and how big a conventional explosive they have.

Dirty bombs are not a terrorist’s weapon of choice for good reasons. It takes more money and expertise to make one. The guys who have the expertise are not going to do it, because they are smart enough to know the risks to themselves. It’s probably as likely to poison you as your intended target. You’re more likely to get caught. And even if you succeed, the destruction is not significantly more than a conventional explosive.

I remember seeing a TV interview of an anti-nuclear activist a few years ago. She was talking about how they had done a test to see if terrorists could break into a nuclear installation. The phony terrorists broke in and were there for about an hour before they got caught. She was hyperventilating as she stated that they were there long enough to make a bomb. Yes. But she did not mention that it was only a dirty bomb. She left the impression that she was talking about a nuclear explosive. Hard to see why a terrorist would add the risk of getting caught at a nuke installation to his plan when he would not be getting much more out of it than a conventional explosive.

Not to say that it could not happen, but it’s the hysteria that the terrorists are hoping for. Why give them the satisfaction when it doesn’t really merit hysteria in the first place?

Of course, a nuclear explosive is a different matter, but you can’t make a nuclear explosive from the materials you find at a nuclear power plant.


44 posted on 02/13/2011 6:21:33 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

The problem is that they found one...how many did they miss?


45 posted on 02/13/2011 6:21:39 PM PST by chris_bdba
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To: Brilliant
I would not call a dirty bomb a weapon of mass destruction.

But hurricanes, tornado's and nasty snow storms and floods sure are. Tho not weapons..:O)

46 posted on 02/13/2011 6:22:03 PM PST by goat granny
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To: PIF

Rumors on what site? If it was WND I wouldn’t put much stock in them, but there are decent news sites out there. Can you remember where you read that?


47 posted on 02/13/2011 6:22:33 PM PST by PastorBooks
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE
This was the SAN DIEGO border (well, Customs station officer) ... NOT the southern border.

Whaaaaa......PLEASE tell me I'm missing something here.

San Diego is not on the Southern Boarder??????????????

48 posted on 02/13/2011 6:24:15 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (The Tree of Liberty did not grow from an ACORN!)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
A related FR thread ABC News San Diego: WMD's Found At Port? (Video)
49 posted on 02/13/2011 6:25:08 PM PST by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the occupation media. There are Wars and Rumors of War.)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

You can get killed by a conventional bomb, too. The point of the story was to scare the tar out of people by portraying it as a WMD. You might be that easily manipulated, but I am not. Besides, that’s what the terrorists want to do—scare the tar out of people. Why play into their hands?


50 posted on 02/13/2011 6:25:14 PM PST by Brilliant
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