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Brussels explosions, at least 13 dead

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by franticscribe, Mar 22, 2016.

  1. franticscribe

    franticscribe Well-Known Member

  2. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member

    Latest tally is 26 dead, and many more expected. Awful.

    Alleged retaliation for the arrest of the last suspect in the Paris attacks.
  3. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    And the hatred at the root is...

  4. SnarkShark

    SnarkShark Well-Known Member

    31 now. NBC reporting three Americans.
  5. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

  6. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    Sickening and never-ending. Not much you can do to avert suicide bombers who are committed.
  7. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    I know YF is busy but there has to be a tweet or three he can dig up blaming Trump.
  8. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    Did they HAVE to arrest the Paris mastermind?
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  9. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    No, they didn't. They could have killed him and all of his extended family, which is what Trump would do.
    Mr. Sunshine likes this.
  10. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    Brussels is almost the perfect target for this kind of atrocity. It has symbolic value as the functional capital of the EU. But the EU has no cops. Brussels is also a big city in a small country with a correspondingly small security service and a very weak central government as a result of its own internal political divide between French and Flemish speakers.
    Donny in his element likes this.
  11. JohnHammond

    JohnHammond Well-Known Member

    I've changed my Facebook pic to show my solidarity.

    Huggy, Sea Bass and YankeeFan like this.
  12. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    Odd-looking Brussels sprouts.
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