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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 06:18 PM
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A few questions for the rocket scientists at Homeland Security
Edited on Thu Aug-10-06 06:34 PM by Husb2Sparkly
1. If you knew about this terrorist plot, why did you wait until *today* to raise the alert level? Wouldn't an earlier alert have been in order? Or do you not care about us?

2. The plot suggests they were going to use something like Gatoraid to hide the bad stuff. Why are you now saying you'll reverse engineer the planned bomb carrier when, in fact, now that its outed as a plan, it won't be used again?

3. With all the money you've supposedly spent 'keeping us safe' why were none of these disaffected young men on any watch list?

4. Why, when all this came down, we didn't hear from the President? Could no one wake him?

and lastly .....

5. Who the fuck do you think you're bullshitting?

I have no doubt the plot was real. I have no doubt they'd have tried to do it. I also have NO doubt that you assholes are clueless as to what to do.
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wakeme2008 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 06:20 PM
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1. You forgot
Why didn't the UK trust all their information to the FBI.

Why did the UK move forward on this when they thought the FBI was going to do something stupid.

Why did Poole FLY to the Caribbean for his vacation.

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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 06:25 PM
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2. I also forgot ......
.... Why are our borders still uncontrolled? Also our ports.
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karlrschneider Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 06:29 PM
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3. I think you meant to say "...NO doubt that you assholes are clueless..."
nu?

:D
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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 06:33 PM
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5. Hahaha ... you're right
I'll try to edit :hi:
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lindisfarne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 06:32 PM
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4. All the rocket scientists have quit. They're left with specialists in
Arabian horse shows.
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meldroc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 06:34 PM
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6. You need to remember the true purpose of the DHS gentlemen at the airport
isn't to provide you with security, but merely to provide the illusion of security.

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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 06:36 PM
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7. And also ......
.... to say BOO!
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windbreeze Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 11:13 PM
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9. Exactly!!
How did I let that slip my mind....Thanx for reminding me...
windbreeze
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grannylib Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-10-06 06:43 PM
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8. And I have no doubt that idiot boy will claim credit for breaking up the
plot, even though it was the Brits.
"America is safer"????
Not with these fuckin' morans in charge.
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opihimoimoi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-11-06 02:49 AM
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10. BTW......Condition RED??? They have a Condition Red but no system in place
to search in the Cond Red Mode resulting in peeps waiting for 8 to 12 hours to board the planes////too much delay resulting from
Inept PLANNING...WTF?

Chertoff is a Crony...an inept one at that....worse than Brownie...
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allemand Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-11-06 03:37 AM
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11. Juan Cole thinks that the Bushies were intentionally kept out of the loop.
"US authorities were only told about some details two weeks ago, apparently. It may be that the British counter-terrorism community learned its lesson from the loose lips of the Bushies in summer of 2004. I argued then that from what we could tell from open sources, it seemed likely that the Bush administration played politics with information about a double agent in Pakistan who was helping monitor a London al-Qaeda cell. It seems likely that the election-year leak allowed budding terrorists like Mohammad Sadique Khan to escape closer scrutiny, and so permitted the 7/7/05 London subway bombings to go forward."
http://www.juancole.com/2006/08/pakistan-connection-pak...
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