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1 posted on 07/16/2013 7:24:45 AM PDT by don-o
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To: don-o

Whoa. Good catch.


2 posted on 07/16/2013 7:26:25 AM PDT by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: don-o

“..sophisticated missile equipment...” from Cuba?????

What did they pack it in, a 1953 Chevy frame?


4 posted on 07/16/2013 7:31:45 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: don-o

Would these missiles be 50-60 years old by now? Of course, they won’t have to fly far to hit Seoul.


5 posted on 07/16/2013 7:36:01 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (Howdy to all you government agents spying on me.)
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To: don-o

More info:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3043520/posts


6 posted on 07/16/2013 7:37:01 AM PDT by Pan_Yan (I believe in God. All else is dubious.)
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To: don-o

Names please...Woo Flung Dung or Ikotsertitsoff?


9 posted on 07/16/2013 7:56:22 AM PDT by yoe ("They Come To America" order it now: http://www.theycometoamerica.com/buy-dvd/)
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To: don-o
I wonder how much of this stuff they don't catch.
10 posted on 07/16/2013 8:19:06 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: don-o

Sounds a little like the plot for Forstchen’s “One Second After.”


13 posted on 07/16/2013 8:23:25 AM PDT by Antioch (Benedikt Gott Geschickt)
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To: don-o

Kinda makes ya wonder how many they missed....


14 posted on 07/16/2013 9:12:08 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: don-o
the ship's captain tried to kill himself

Might as well since he's probably got a bullet waiting for him in Pyongyang.

17 posted on 07/16/2013 9:59:20 AM PDT by JCBontheloose
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To: don-o; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows
Obama is looking for his own Cuban Missile Crisis moment so he can appear presidential, just before Orlando is wiped off the map.


22 posted on 07/16/2013 12:45:00 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: don-o

“The world needs to sit up and take note: you cannot go around shipping undeclared weapons of war through the Panama Canal...”

Yeah! You need to send them to your ENEMIES via the US Air Force, funded by the US Taxpayer as our _Resident does!

*SPIT*


23 posted on 07/16/2013 1:17:10 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: don-o

Cuber and dee Norks are being swneekey....


25 posted on 07/16/2013 4:53:58 PM PDT by Shady (Creed of the PC Police: You're guilty when we say you are...)
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To: don-o
Update: USA Today so link only.

It appears the seized weapons shown in the released photos were the radar portion of an SA-2 assembly.

26 posted on 07/16/2013 6:05:39 PM PDT by Pan_Yan (I believe in God. All else is dubious.)
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To: don-o

I thought that China was exerting a lot of influence over Panama Canal shipping since Carter backed us out of there. It would make sense that China would not be interested in Korea unilaterally beefing up its nuclear program.


27 posted on 07/16/2013 10:10:04 PM PDT by the_Watchman
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To: don-o
Looking for drugs? lol!

I think it's far more likely that Hussein's spying discovered it and the Panamanians tipped off. Either way, good catch.

28 posted on 07/16/2013 10:24:27 PM PDT by South40
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To: don-o

Profiling!

The crew obviously should’ve just refused to roll down their window when they pulled into the canal checkpoint.

What was the probable cause? Did a drug dog alert on the poop deck?

Where are the libertarians decrying this terrible imposition of LAW and ORDER over the constitutional rights of the crew who were obviously subjected to an illegal search and SEAsure?

When shipping Missile Parts is outlawed - only Outlaws will have Missile Parts!

Or something.

/s.


30 posted on 07/17/2013 5:20:47 AM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: don-o

This is definitely a no no re the post Cuban missile crises, re what Cuba can’t do.

Time for the CIA/NSA to use drones to take care of the Castros and their immediate thugs.


31 posted on 07/17/2013 8:50:32 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (Having a discussion with liberals is like shearing pigs. Lots of squealing & little fleece!)
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To: don-o

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3044100/posts

Panama Canal Missile Seizure Shows Cuba Remains A Threat
Investor’s Business Daily ^ | 16 July 2013 | Editorial

Posted on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 10:12:44 AM by IBD editorial writer

National Security: Cuba, long derided in international policy circles as a basket case and no threat to the U.S., has been caught smuggling weapons of war to North Korea in blatant violation of U.N. sanctions. This is a wake-up call. Sharp-eyed Panamanian authorities, watching the North Korean freighter Chong Chon Gang since June, received intelligence it might be shipping illegal drugs, something it had been caught doing before. As the vessel lumbered into the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal from Cuba, Panamanian authorities cornered the 450-foot rust-bucket, battled a maniacally violent crew who slashed ship lines to make it hard to unload the ship, and then watched as the ship’s captain tried to kill himself before having a heart attack. After subduing the crew, the Panamanians found no drugs buried beneath sloppily packed brown sugar, but did find defensive RSN-75 “Fan Song” fire-control radar equipment for SA-2 surface-to-air missiles. The discovery, and the crew’s behavior, were signs of something big the North Koreans didn’t want known — weapons smuggling, a violation of both United Nations sanctions prohibiting all sales of weapons to North Korea and Panama’s own laws governing the canal.


33 posted on 07/17/2013 10:26:47 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (Having a discussion with liberals is like shearing pigs. Lots of squealing & little fleece!)
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To: don-o

Does a Chinese company still own the Panama docks?


34 posted on 07/17/2013 11:30:18 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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