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JABBS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 11:54 AM
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British Journalist Questions Whether Liquid Explosives Plot Was Feasible
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The preface that terrorists want to use liquid explosives is clear. The media has told us repeatedly, via interviews with government officials and experts, that it would be easy for terrorists to make liquid explosives.

"A first-year chemistry student could do it," university professor Bob Burk told Toronto's Globe and Mail.

"You can find the recipe on the Internet if you look," David Williams, a retired FBI forensic explosives expert, told the Baltimore Sun.

Of course, that leads us to one other question: If liquid explosives pose such a threat -- at least three government agencies wrote prior to the recent terrorist threat that the U.S. should be concerned with such explosives -- why has DHS thus far failed to test technology provided by the Japanese in January that detects liquid explosives?

Could it be that the preface is wrong? Is it not feasible to bring chemicals onto a plane, mix them, and ultimately detonate them?
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liberal N proud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 11:57 AM
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1. Finally, Finally, Finally, someone is asking about the absurdity of this
Some one finally is getting the balls to say what the f@#k!
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JABBS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-23-06 01:07 AM
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5. you should check out
the way fringe republicans responded to the JABBS post. practically suggested that I was aiding and abetting terrorists.
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stepnw1f Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 11:58 AM
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2. About Time... It's Bullshit! (nt)
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The_Casual_Observer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 12:01 PM
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3. Apparently one of the "plotters" had hydrogen peroxide in their house.
I'll bet it was the blond one.
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chat_noir Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 12:05 PM
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4. Coulter?
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