Skip to comments.White House: Failed plane attack an attempted act of terrorism(Obama told 3 HOURS AFTER PLANE LANDS)
Posted on 12/25/2009 6:01:47 PM PST by Brytani
A White House official said the incident was an attempted act of terrorism. The FBI is investigating and President Obama, celebrating Christmas in Hawaii, was told of the incident about three hours after the plane landed, officials said.
Obama has told White House officials that all appropriate measures be taken to increase security for air travel, a spokesman said. Nevertheless, officials said, they are not prepared to raise the terrorism alert level, currently at orange -- or the second-highest of five levels -- for domestic and international air travel.
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The time dilation effect.
They’ll correct it tomorrow to “A failed man-made disaster”.
A new flu epidemic will be created.
Just got home, and in the way home every radio newscast except Fox was still calling it a “firecracker” as of 9 PM.
Apparently when Obama asked who would pick up the phone at 3AM in a crisis, he meant that 3AM was the only time he could be reached by phone.
Maybe he was too busy facing East?
great post! thank you.
Certainly you didn’t expect him to be bothered in his 5,000 per night mansion. His first question was if they gave the poor misunderstood brother got his miranda rights.
Earlier reports were that he was on the no fly list. If he was, he probably has been removed by now.
In less than a year in office we have had two terrorist attacks in the U.S. this one and Ft. Hood. I guess him bowing and scraping to dictators and playing footsie with militant muzzies works.
Oh my yes! Swine flu was a major concern LoL
Has the terrorist been read his Miranda rights yet for his public trial in NYC?
I thought the same thing. He was told 3 hrs later ,that they failed and He is disappointed, thats why He took off to Hawaii. I bet He was expecting this thats why He left in case they missed Detroit.
Well, at least the report says that passengers saw the guy trying to ignite the white powder and stopped him.
Still some people around who realize terrorists exist!
Who gives a rat's behind? The idiot can't make a decision anyway. The people that are supposed to know about it did know and the people on the plan took care of the problem.
What, exactly, do think would have happened differently in those three hours?
The administration saw the reaction that their explanation of Fort Hood got. They can’t afford to look like apologists a second time in less than two months.
I hope you cached the original story, b/c the 3 hour reference is gone from the article now.
Get yourselves ready.
Hello?!?!?!? Not being TOLD for 3 hours?!?!?!
Nobody said he had to rush out and scream like a little girl but do you not think the President should be informed of a terrorist attack on our own soil?!?!?!
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