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NightWatcher Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 06:05 PM
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Who is now in charge of pushing the "terra terra terra" button?
Is it "the media", the government, or someone else looking for a distraction?

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Stadiums, Hotels Warned To Watch For Terrorists

NEW YORK The government expanded a terrorism warning from transit systems to U.S. stadiums, hotels and entertainment complexes as investigators searched for more suspects Tuesday in a possible al-Qaida plot to set off hydrogen-peroxide bombs hidden in backpacks.

Police bolstered their presence at high-profile locations. Extra officers with bulletproof vests, rifles and dogs were assigned to spots such as Grand Central Terminal in New York. Plainclothes officers handed out fliers at a nearby hotel with a warning in large block letters: "If you suspect terrorism, call the NYPD."

The warnings come amid an investigation centering on Najibullah Zazi, a 24-year-old Denver airport shuttle driver who authorities say received al-Qaida explosives training in Pakistan and was found entering New York City two weeks ago with bomb-making instructions on his computer.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/09/22/stadiums-hotel...
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and then from RawStory
Media hypes terror plot, despite the fact no one is charged with terror

It has a familiar ring: Investigators are looking for about a dozen more people in connection with a wide-ranging terror investigation that has already netted arrests in Colorado and New York City, a source familiar with the investigation said Tuesday.

Thats the lead sentence of a CNN breaking news report filed Tuesday about a frantic search for alleged terrorism plotters within the United States. But a closer inspection of the story and that of others in the past week reveals that despite the hoopla, federal authorities have yet to charge the men theyre accusing of a terror-related crime.

In fact, theyre only actually charged with lying to federal agents. But you wouldnt know that from reading the headlines
http://rawstory.com/2009/09/media-hypes-terror-plot-des... /
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Who is causing this? Is this all just "the media" or is someone else trying to get the fear card going again? I got rid of all my plastic sheeting and duct tape when Obama won, by making a huge ass Slip N Slide down the length of the neighborhood. Should I have held on to enough to wrap around my head to keep teh stupid out at some later date?
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SIMPLYB1980 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 06:08 PM
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1. Funny to my understanding we stopped a terrorist plot before it went down.
More than the republicans can claim to have accomplished. If I was Rahm I would be pushing this hard.
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ezgoingrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 06:10 PM
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2. His name is Joe.
He works in the button factory:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOPyHe7i25c
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stray cat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 06:22 PM
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3. Seriously there are no biological or nuclear threats of any sort - we are all perfectly save
Edited on Tue Sep-22-09 06:22 PM by stray cat
and will live for ever......After all everyone in the world loves and agrees with us and even bacteria viruses, fungi and prions are all our friends. :sarcasm:
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