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Two Men on Flight from Chicago Arrested on 'Preparation of a Terrorist Attack'

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by YankeeFan, Aug 30, 2010.

  1. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    "This was almost certainly a dry run, a test," said one senior law enforcement official.

  2. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    This story is a bit lacking. When they say what they found in his luggage, does that mean checked luggage?

    Why would you want to put three large knives in your checked luggage even if it were just a dry run for an attack?

    Now, if it's carry on, that's different.
  3. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Wasn't Lockerbie a bomb in checked luggage?

    If you don't want to die, you get a bomb on a plane as checked luggage, set the timer, & then don't get on the plane.

    Since 9/11 though, your bags are not supposed to fly if you don't. Once he didn't get on the plane, they called it back & removed the bags.
  4. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Were they both muslim?
  5. zagoshe

    zagoshe Well-Known Member

    Looking at their names - most likely yes but I am sure that is just a stereotype as Christians commit just as many terrorist acts as Muslims....... ::)
  6. zimbabwe

    zimbabwe Active Member

    That horse is never dead.
  7. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Baraq lives in immortality.
  8. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Sure, a bomb. What are you gonna do with knives? Set them to remotely ginsu the luggage compartment?
  9. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    That's why they think it was a dry run. They had "simulated" bombs.
  10. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Re: Two Men on Flight from Chicago Arrested on 'Preparation of a Terrorist Attac

    Can't wait to hear this chucklehead's explanation for taping a watch to a pepto-bismol bottle.
  11. Small Town Guy

    Small Town Guy Well-Known Member

    Re: Two Men on Flight from Chicago Arrested on 'Preparation of a Terrorist Attac

    The only thing that would make me question any part of the story is Brian Ross's addition on the byline. Or, as Gawker calls him after many of his stories invariably aren't as terrifying as he first claims or are simply incorrect, ABC News's Wrongest Reporter.

    Or maybe the guys are news reporters:

  12. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Well, it only works for 12 hours, so you need to know when to take the next dose.
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