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Thu Oct 12, 2017, 01:09 PM

The airport bomber from last week you (probably) didn't hear about!

From The Intercept: The Airport Bomber From Last Week You Never Heard About:

This past Friday morning, at 12:39 a.m., security footage from the Asheville Regional Airport in North Carolina showed a man walking through the front doors wearing black clothing and a black cap, while carrying a bag. “Based on a review of the video, the individual walked near the entrance to the terminal, went out of sight momentarily, and was then seen departing the area without the bag,” according to the criminal complaint.

Following the Transportation Security Administration’s protocols, airport security allowed a bomb dog to sniff the bag for explosives and the dog signaled to the team the presence of dangerous materials in the bag. The concourse was then shut down. The street leading to the airport was shut down. And Asheville Regional Airport officials found themselves in a dangerous emergency situation.

What investigators eventually found in the bag was AN/FO (Ammonium Nitrate/Fuel Oil) explosives that, according to the criminal complaint, have been used “in a number of terrorist-related incidents around the world. When AN/FO comes into contact with a flame or other ignition source it explodes violently. Nails or ball bearings are often items added to the device so as to increase the devastation inflicted by the explosion.”

In fact, sharp nails and bullets were found in this improvised explosive device. Whoever built it designed the bomb to cause horrific bodily harm. Before disarming it, authorities discovered that the alarm attached to it was scheduled to go off at 6:00 a.m. that morning just as a fresh round of travelers was scheduled to arrive at the airport.

The man who planted it, it turns out, openly admitted to authorities that he was “preparing to fight a war on U.S. soil” and that this bomb was but one part of that war.

Oh, by the way, he was white!

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Response to LongTomH (Original post)

Thu Oct 12, 2017, 01:10 PM

1. I did hear about it, but I admit it had slipped from my mind....

so many other things going on.

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Response to LongTomH (Original post)

Thu Oct 12, 2017, 01:13 PM

2. K & FuckingR!!!! nt

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Response to LongTomH (Original post)

Thu Oct 12, 2017, 01:14 PM

3. K&R. I remember hearing about it, but I've definitely heard about it much less than I would if he

were a different color or religion. With the way a white man just went to town on Las Vegas, a person would think there'd be more interest.

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Response to LongTomH (Original post)

Thu Oct 12, 2017, 01:16 PM

4. My favorite part of this story is that the guy admitted trying to fight a war, but

authorities apparently don't know which "side" this guy would have been on.

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Response to LongTomH (Original post)

Thu Oct 12, 2017, 05:29 PM

5. Being killed by a white terrorist is just not as bad, am I right? American racism is rampant and

the media is complicit.

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Response to LongTomH (Original post)

Fri Oct 13, 2017, 01:01 AM

6. I did hear about it, and sent he link to a few people

but I still get the gist

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