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French official says Eiffel Tower monument evacuated (link only)
Washington Post ^ | 03/2302011

Posted on 03/23/2011 10:36:32 AM PDT by prisoner6

French official says Eiffel Tower monument evacuated after suspicious package found

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bomb; paris

1 posted on 03/23/2011 10:36:35 AM PDT by prisoner6
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To: prisoner6

A box of mitchum?


2 posted on 03/23/2011 10:39:53 AM PDT by deadrock (Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. Philo)
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To: prisoner6

I’ve said for a couple of years the moon worshippers will take that down.

People say “no, they like the French” etc. But they don’t understand islam.

Islam’s mindset for the last 40 years has been about being able to do SOMETHING. They are like a child vandal. If they can knowck something big and important down it makes them feel like they are important.

The world as it stands says to them “islam is a lie, ‘aller’ is a lie, arabs are useless people”. So they want to destroy big important things to make themselves feel important.


3 posted on 03/23/2011 10:40:21 AM PDT by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge MA grad student. Many younger conservative Christians out there? __ Click my name)
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To: prisoner6

Don’t open the box labeled with an ‘R’.


4 posted on 03/23/2011 10:41:55 AM PDT by heights
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To: prisoner6

It would not surprise me ..... The French are the only ones that have taken a stand against Islam ... shame on us


5 posted on 03/23/2011 10:42:22 AM PDT by RnMomof7
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To: prisoner6

It would not surprise me ..... The French are the only ones that have taken a stand against Islam ... shame on us


6 posted on 03/23/2011 10:42:24 AM PDT by RnMomof7
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To: prisoner6

They have a psychi dilemma; they’re constantly told their ways are the ONLY way, and yet every day they’re surrounded by stuff they had NO hand at all in creating.

So there’s worry, resentment, and anger.

And the more they contact these outside ways, the more they suffer from this dilemma.

That’s why many of the most ardent jihadists are cosmopolitan and tend to be fairly well-traveled.


7 posted on 03/23/2011 10:44:59 AM PDT by gaijin
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To: Christian Engineer Mass

I thought 'Team America' took it down.

8 posted on 03/23/2011 10:46:07 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Cincinna

Gallic Ping.


9 posted on 03/23/2011 10:52:09 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: prisoner6

PARIS — An official at the Eiffel Tower in the French capital says the world famous monument has been evacuated after a suspicious package was found.

The official said Wednesday the package was found on the plaza beneath the tower.

A Paris police official said nearly 4,000 tourists were evacuated from the site after an anonymous caller warned that the Paris monument would be blown up at 1700 GMT.

Both officials spoke on condition of anonymity, saying the situation is still being investigated.

The site is occasionally evacuated because of threats.


10 posted on 03/23/2011 10:53:10 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl
an anonymous caller warned that the Paris monument would be blown up at 1700 GMT.

That almost tells me it's not Jihadists. Calling in the threat would cause an evacuation. Jihadists are about body count on top of the destruction, so there would be no warning.

They also don't leave the packages. They strap the packages to their chest and/or belt and detonate them.

I don't know who it could be, eco-terrorists, neo-nazis, prank, could be anything or nothing, but it doesn't fit Jihadist m.o.

11 posted on 03/23/2011 11:04:49 AM PDT by Domandred (Fdisk, format, and reinstall the entire .gov system.)
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To: Domandred

The Provos always ring in advance.


12 posted on 03/23/2011 11:06:05 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Sharia? No, thanks.)
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To: DEADROCK

LOL!


13 posted on 03/23/2011 11:07:56 AM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: Domandred

Not necessarily. The Madrid bombers just left backpacks on the trains. There were no suicide bombers, although most of them were killed later when they blew up the house they were staying in so that the police couldn’t take them alive.


14 posted on 03/23/2011 11:11:08 AM PDT by livius
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To: dfwgator
You beat me to it. But that isn't going to stop me:


15 posted on 03/23/2011 11:11:41 AM PDT by Dr. Sheldon Cooper (If Mohammed were alive today, he wouldnÂ’t be allowed to live within 1000 yards of a school.)
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To: prisoner6

When did the Eiffel Tower become a monument? Wouldn’t that make it hte Eiffel Monument?


16 posted on 03/23/2011 11:12:59 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Dr. Sheldon Cooper

F Yeah!


17 posted on 03/23/2011 11:13:39 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: RnMomof7
The French are the only ones that have taken a stand against Islam ... shame on us

FIRST, we must rid ourselves of the muzzie in the White House.

18 posted on 03/23/2011 11:15:29 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

Exactly


19 posted on 03/23/2011 11:17:27 AM PDT by RnMomof7
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To: prisoner6

“suspicious package found”

Return Address from Tripoli?


20 posted on 03/23/2011 11:19:19 AM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: admin; All
All clear issued. No threat.

Admin please change headline or delete.

21 posted on 03/23/2011 11:57:34 AM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt The Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: prisoner6

UBL has been threatening the French for awhile, so this isn’t too surprising.


22 posted on 03/23/2011 12:08:06 PM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: DEADROCK
A box of mitchum?

So effective, they can skip a few months

23 posted on 03/23/2011 12:23:07 PM PDT by C210N (0bama, Making the US safe for Global Marxism)
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To: Domandred

Agreed. Unless they’re trying to bring about a particular political result, but even then, as in Spain, it usually takes a body count to make a nation change course, and they understand that.


24 posted on 03/23/2011 12:29:13 PM PDT by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives"-Ataturk)
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To: CharlesWayneCT

I was wondering that myself.


25 posted on 03/23/2011 12:29:47 PM PDT by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives"-Ataturk)
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To: RnMomof7
How is that? The head scarf ban? The Paris suburbs are overrun with Muslims; all France is overrun. They're only now waking up to the existential struggle they face.

The streets of modern Paris:


26 posted on 03/23/2011 12:33:09 PM PDT by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives"-Ataturk)
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To: americanophile

Holy crap!


27 posted on 03/23/2011 12:53:53 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: Dr. Sheldon Cooper; dfwgator
…everything is Bon…we stopped the terrorists
28 posted on 03/23/2011 1:00:51 PM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: americanophile

Ooooh, that looks like an awesome place for a monster truck rally! All those bumps in the road would be fun!


29 posted on 03/23/2011 3:03:51 PM PDT by MeganC (NO WAR FOR OIL! ........except when a Democrat's in charge.)
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To: prisoner6
wi all the france hating goathumpers they have squatting there, i'm amazed none of them have walked a few pounds of Semtex or whatever up the tower and martyred themselves yet...

then again, maybe french goathumpers are cowards

30 posted on 03/23/2011 3:48:09 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: RnMomof7

>The French are the only ones that have taken a stand against Islam ... shame on us

WTH are you talking about??
Stand? Stand?? What stand? Where?

Are french jets bombing Iran now?
Are the french standing toe to toe with the Israelis against the palis??

What, a head scarf ban? Oooooh.


31 posted on 03/23/2011 6:19:27 PM PDT by bill1952 (Choice is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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To: bill1952; ExTexasRedhead; rmlew
"re french jets bombing Iran now? Are the french standing toe to toe with the Israelis against the palis?? What, a head scarf ban? Oooooh."

Agreed!

Multiculturalisme et islam en France reportage de CBN (It's in English)).

32 posted on 03/23/2011 9:20:17 PM PDT by Yehuda (Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!)
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To: prisoner6

12 pack of Miller Lite. Le Merde.


33 posted on 03/23/2011 11:00:57 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: RnMomof7

So have the I-talians.


34 posted on 03/23/2011 11:01:52 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: americanophile

How many rifles do you think it would take?

If you had 4 or 5 guys starting off you could clear a line or two pretty quick.


35 posted on 03/24/2011 4:35:17 PM PDT by EvasiveManuever (Shakespeare got it wrong. Not the lawyers... journalists.)
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To: EvasiveManuever

I was thinking napalm.


36 posted on 03/24/2011 6:00:06 PM PDT by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives"-Ataturk)
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To: All

Dont’ worry. Le French are rrrready for le terroreests.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nD80iRZLYe0


37 posted on 03/24/2011 11:46:56 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (Huguenot)
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