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Underpants bomber failed in mission to blow up airliner because...
Mail Online ^ | 7/25/14 | James Rush

Posted on 07/25/2014 6:32:36 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo

The notorious underwear bomber's plot in 2009 to blow up a plane on Christmas Day failed because the explosives became 'degraded' after he wore the same pair of underpants for two weeks, according to a U.S. official.

Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was on a suicide mission when he attempted to detonate a bomb in his underpants as the plane, en route from Amsterdam, approached Detroit.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bomber; skidmarks; underpants
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Underpants bomber failed in mission to blow up airliner 'because he wore the same pair of underwear for two weeks'

Somebody's mother didn't give the 'clean underwear' speech.

1 posted on 07/25/2014 6:32:37 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

That’s just a smart cover-story:

In order to protect a source Mr. UnderPants HAD to be permitted to SORTA pull off the bombing:

Sounds nuts, right?

THIS WAY his surviving comrades attribute his capture to HIS own technical failure instead of to the presence in their ranks of an informant —OUR source.

This story is a way to protect our source, anyway that’s my guess.


2 posted on 07/25/2014 6:38:34 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

That is enough to turn any underwear into a WMD.


3 posted on 07/25/2014 6:38:59 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

You can’t pee repeatedly on explosives and expect them to work!


4 posted on 07/25/2014 6:39:13 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: Telepathic Intruder

The smoke produced must have been...ummm...aromatic?


5 posted on 07/25/2014 6:44:08 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please $upport Free Republic.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Wow. The Fruit Of Kaboom bomber failed bcuase of one reason.

Arab Commander: “ After six months in the field it is time to change underwear. Abullah, you change with Mohammed, Sharif, you change with Ali...”


6 posted on 07/25/2014 6:45:35 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: gaijin

He said “sounds nuts”. Snicker.


7 posted on 07/25/2014 6:49:27 PM PDT by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept? Vive Deco et Vives)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

It’s a miracle everyone wasn’t killed or badly injured when he walked on the aircraft from the aroma.


8 posted on 07/25/2014 6:49:27 PM PDT by jazusamo (Sometimes I think that this is an era when sanity has become controversial: Thomas Sowell)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

I thought I was going to read that he failed because he peed his pants…...


9 posted on 07/25/2014 6:50:30 PM PDT by basil (Sorry to hear this)
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To: DariusBane

10 posted on 07/25/2014 6:51:51 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Redefines “Dirty Bomb”.


11 posted on 07/25/2014 6:52:52 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: jazusamo

;-)


12 posted on 07/25/2014 6:53:34 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please $upport Free Republic.)
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To: basil

I’m sure that was a part of it...


13 posted on 07/25/2014 6:54:20 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please $upport Free Republic.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
If he wore them any longer they'd be able to walk onto the plane on their own. TSA would waive them through while busy wanding down an octogenarian from Paducah.
14 posted on 07/25/2014 7:03:06 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

EEEWWW!!! GROSS!!


15 posted on 07/25/2014 7:16:38 PM PDT by njslim (T)
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To: njslim

Stink bomb.


16 posted on 07/25/2014 7:19:04 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please $upport Free Republic.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

what is it with Islam?

they want to cut off the genitals of their women and blow up the privates of their men!

who would join this death cult!!??


17 posted on 07/25/2014 7:23:52 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Amazing that they are able to reproduce.

Yes?


18 posted on 07/25/2014 7:26:51 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please $upport Free Republic.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

No doubt sitting next to him was an unhappy fellow.


19 posted on 07/25/2014 7:28:08 PM PDT by lurk
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To: lurk

For several reasons, I’m sure.


20 posted on 07/25/2014 7:29:18 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please $upport Free Republic.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Amazing that they are able to reproduce. —

I have read that Camels need help to ‘do it’.

Camels, goats, etc.


21 posted on 07/25/2014 7:59:07 PM PDT by Scrambler Bob
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To: Scrambler Bob

I’ll let you do the research on that...

;-)


22 posted on 07/25/2014 8:00:45 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please $upport Free Republic.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

a dirty bomb ????


23 posted on 07/25/2014 8:06:56 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Tennessee Nana

A dirty, filthy, icky... bomb.


24 posted on 07/25/2014 8:08:07 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please $upport Free Republic.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
A dirty, filthy, icky... bomb.

Like an after-spinach diaper.

25 posted on 07/25/2014 8:23:38 PM PDT by lightman (O Lord, save Thy people and bless Thine inheritance, giving to Thy Church vict'ry o'er Her enemies.)
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To: lightman

Popeye must have been a real difficult baby.


26 posted on 07/25/2014 8:29:05 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please $upport Free Republic.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo; All

There’s an old way to deal with this problem!

Forwards, backwards, inside - out!

It’ll keep one fresh for awhile.

(If you’re Infantry, you just go without.)


27 posted on 07/26/2014 6:44:56 AM PDT by x1stcav (Leftism is like rust. It corrodes twenty-four hous a day.)
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