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Man Arrested In Sting Operation For Intending To Blow Up Pentagon, Capitol

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Diversion time. According to The Hill, in an elaborate sting/entrapment operation, the FBI arrested Rezwan Ferdaus for plotting to use drone airplanes loaded with C4 explosives and fly them into the Pentagon and Capitol. Ferdaus was made to believe he was working with members of al Qaeda, who were
actually undercover agents. From The Hill: "According to the DOJ, Ferdaus aimed to create a devastating psychological impact with the attacks, saying at one point, “I just can't stop; there is no other choice for me." "Although Ferdaus was presented with multiple opportunities to back out of his plan, including, being told that his attack would likely kill women and children, the affidavit alleges that Ferdaus never wavered in his desire to carry out the attacks,” reads a DOJ press release." It is ironic how every time there is a major drop in the market or the president's rating reaches new lows we are reminded just how profoundly everyone overestimates their security, and supposedly liberty, in this (once) greatest country on earth.

More:

Ferdaus allegedly gave the undercover FBI agents a detailed set of
attack plans “with step-by-step instructions as to how he planned to
attack the Pentagon and Capitol,” according to the Department of
Justice.

 

Ferdaus, a Northeastern University graduate with a degree in physics,
allegedly visited Washington, D.C., in May, taking pictures of his
intended targets and proposed launch-sites for the remote-controlled
aircraft, according to the DOJ.

 

Ferdaus’s plan allegedly evolved
to include a “ground assault” as well, in which six people would
coordinate an automatic weapons attack with the aerial assault and
massacre whoever came into their path, according to the DOJ.

 

For
the past five months, Ferdaus has allegedly been stockpiling the
equipment he needed for his proposed attack, including a remote
controlled aircraft, 25 pounds of fake C-4 explosives, six automatic
AK-47 assault rifles and three grenades, according to the DOJ. He
allegedly kept all of it in a storage facility in Massachusetts, where
he was arrested.

Next steps: discover your inner patriotic E-Trade baby and buy, buy, buy stocks. That. And stay away from D.C.

 

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Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:37 | 1719612 Deadpool
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dumb ass

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:45 | 1719654 Roy Bush
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Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, who know these days what is true and what is false.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:53 | 1719683 Popo
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Let's be clear about this:

Every day (literally:  Every day)  we are presented with data from Federal authorities which is either proved to be false at a later date, or data which is obviously false immediately to anyone who isn't mathematically challenged.   We the People, are lied to constantly and unwaveringly by authorities who believe that "stability" is more important than truth.   This is not opinion.  It is fact.  One only has to turn back the pages of "official news" for a few weeks, months or years to see the vast divergence between public statements and the historical facts as we later understood them.

We have heads of State who lie.   We have Federal agencies that lie.  We have the head of the ECB saying "When it gets serious you have to lie".

And now we are presented with information about a man who intended to blow up the Capitol -- and we have no evidence other than the words of ....wait for it.... Federal authorities.

I'm sorry:  No.

For all I know, this guy is guilty of posessing evidence dangerous to the banking cartel and he's being framed.  Is that a tinfoil theory?  Or is the theory that the Federal government is telling the truth even more preposterous?

 

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:54 | 1719703 Gene Parmesan
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The best part of this, which is left out of the above story:

“The conduct alleged today shows that Mr. Ferdaus had long planned to commit violent acts against our country,” US Attorney Carmen Ortiz said. “Thanks to the diligence of the FBI and our many other law enforcement partners, that plan was thwarted.”

She added, “I want the public to understand that Mr. Ferdaus’ conduct, as alleged in the complaint, is not reflective of a particular culture, community or religion. In addition to protecting our citizens from the threats and violence alleged today, we also have an obligation to protect members of every community, race, and religion against violence and other unlawful conduct.”

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:56 | 1719712 Deadpool
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3 squares a day, work out time, health care, he's set! maybe the occasional dick in his ass, but who said nanny state coverage was perfect?

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:16 | 1719808 Pladizow
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Recently a top US military official made a statement that the biggest threat to America, is its debt.

Every person who serves in the military vows to protect the US from threats both domestic and foreign.

Well take a guess at who is the largest holder of US debt and then you will know what this military official was getting at!

 

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:24 | 1719830 BigJim
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Banks?

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:45 | 1719907 rosiescenario
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China?

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 18:17 | 1720019 Max Hunter
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I'll tell you how this went down.. The FBI got ahold of a muslim (one of the not so smart ones).. Made him feel like part of a plan, a team, a cause..  Then gave him the idea of a drone attack.. then supplied him with everything he needed, then busted him.. That's how every fucking one of them have gone down.. Our government is a bunch of fucking lying pieces of shit..

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 18:24 | 1720036 r00t61
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They probably found this guy doing dinner theater in Oklahoma and offered him a sweet deal.  The acting job of his dreams.

Once volumetric holography technology becomes viable, the government is going to start giving us virtual reality threats a la S1mone.

 

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 23:54 | 1720803 UP Forester
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Nah.  Word is, he was selling Christmas trees in Portland.  Before that, novelty Christmas underwear in Detroit.  Before that, novelty shoes in London.  Good thing he keeps in contact with his "spiritual leader" Anwar al-Awlaki....

 

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 20:09 | 1720314 Cathartes Aura
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I'm with you on this Max - the "Xmas tree bomber" comes to mind. . .

FBI: alleged Christmas tree bomber thought 9/11 'was awesome'

"Mohamed Osman Mohamud, who is accused of plotting to bomb a Portland, Ore., Christmas tree lighting ceremony, was not entrapped by FBI agents, says US Attorney General Eric Holder"

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Justice/2010/1129/FBI-alleged-Christmas-tre...

gotta justify the massive expense and loss of personal "rights" to big gov.  not to mention, keep folk on the edge of their seats and divert attention from the ongoing looting. . . remember, November is an "eleven" month in an "eleven" year.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 22:35 | 1720634 A Nanny Moose
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"...Ferdaus was presented with multiple opportunities to back out of his plan..."

He is entrusted with information regarding a conspiracy to commit multiple crimes, and in a position to potentially compromise any "legit" criminal organization, and perhaps its operatives. Are we to believe that he was told, that it would be OK, if he wanted to just walk away? No strings attached, just don't tell anybody? Are we to believe, under such circumstances he would not have immediately questioned the motives, and/or honesty of his new "friends" if they weren't very persuasive in their offer?

The flip side is there was an "offer he could not refuse." At that point, who in their right mind would refuse when one of those paths offers 72 virgins? What am I missing here (Other than being blinded by the depths of cynicism)? Are terrorist cells that much of a firewall, that it is reasonable to expect they would just let someone walk?

To much double jeapardy for me today.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhsvmY3Q9cY

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 23:08 | 1720715 Arthur Two Shed...
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Actually,being a muslim,"Made him feel like part of a plan, a team, a cause".

Coincident to all other instances of Islamic violence, over the last 1400 years,of course.

Learn about what your making excuses for before posting.

 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 00:54 | 1720907 Oh regional Indian
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Correct Arthur. Just like you should be of similarly intentioned white/christian psychopaths, eh?

Sheep. See your own "leaders" and then ponder the bottom of your own pyramid...

Hillary Caught Out Justice Blind

 

ORI

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 18:20 | 1720022 TruthInSunshine
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And if some guy getting entrapped into a scheme to try and do damage to the Pentagon with a Hobby Shop model airplane wasn't bad enough (to be honest, entrapment is a very high legal standard to prove, but I digress), New Zealand is about to encounter major difficulty funding bank operations, or they have already (just like the whole of Europe, which is now unquestionably on the wires with the Fed & Benny & The Ink Jets daily), and Mosaic missed big:

 

09-28 16:29: RBNZ Governor Bollard says NZ bank funding could become a problem

 

09-28 16:29: Mosaic (MOS) Q1 EPS USD 1.17 vs. Exp. USD 1.29
Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:25 | 1719837 sgt_doom
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Well, they should know, after all.

Please take a look at the graph at the top of page 366 in David Graeber's book, Debt: the first 5,000 years.

Worth the price alone.  (One-to-one correlation over 50 plus years --- growth in US defense budget, growth in national debt.)

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 18:47 | 1720119 TruthInSunshine
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Pladizow: Recently a top US military official made a statement that the biggest threat to America, is its debt.

Every person who serves in the military vows to protect the US from threats both domestic and foreign.

Well take a guess at who is the largest holder of US debt and then you will know what this military official was getting at!

 

Arrest the Bernank (and all Federal Reserve Presidents). Shave the Bernank's beard and make him do the perp walk. Try him for sedition in federal court, and flip him, by making a deal to forego seeking the death penalty (treason is a capital offense) in exchange for all his notes, computer files and all other information regarding the whos, whats, whens and wheres of how he is directed.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 20:53 | 1720445 55 men
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Careful the Bernanke is watching you. eeeeeewwwwwww!

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:28 | 1719846 Robot Traders Mom
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@deadpool-you consistently chime in on government propaganda. Nobody with half a brain believes this shit as anything other than a false flag. People like you spreading your gov't lies are the real fucking problem here.

GFY.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 18:23 | 1720034 TruthInSunshine
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Deadpool (a 4 week member of ZH) is a BAC drone sent over here, much like RoboRearViewTarder & HamWang, to troll.

Because BAC doesn't have anything better to do with their money, apparently, than pay him minimum wage.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 01:54 | 1720969 Michael
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I just thank God every day for the complete and total economic collapse of the USA so the government agencies will be cut off from the money to stage, host, and take advantage of retarded people. 

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 18:30 | 1720058 DosZap
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Gene,@16-54

 “I want the public to understand that Mr. Ferdaus’ conduct, as alleged in the complaint, is not reflective of a particular culture, community or religion. In addition to protecting our citizens from the threats and violence alleged today, we also have an obligation to protect members of every community, race, and religion against violence and other unlawful conduct.”

Is everyone as sick of this ass kissing politcal PC bullshit as I am..............good LORD.

It's beyond SICKENING.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 01:22 | 1720928 SilverIsKing
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That statement alone screams "not guilty."

If the guy actually did what they claim he did, they wouldn't act so PC.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:05 | 1719743 High Plains Drifter
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yeh sure. we all can get drones and we all can get c4 ......gads.........is that all they got?  what bullshit............ha ha ha 

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:07 | 1719766 espirit
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Fool didn't even know what C-4 tastes like?

Loser.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 23:58 | 1720811 UP Forester
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He probably tasted it, and DIDN'T get the shits....

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:24 | 1719834 Hugh G Rection
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I just hope they stick with the provocateur nonsense and don't pull another false flag.  Tricking some idiots into packing their undi's with firecrackers, or trying to blow up a tree lighting ceremony with sawdust, are much easier on my stomach. Frankly I'm expecting some Mumbai style fuckheads to run around a mall or school, based on the Denver drills of late. No doubt passports will immediatly appear, indicting a desired non Rotschild cartel country, or maybe they blame homegrown white americans.

 

I think that's the next step for the criminal feds. False flag attacks blamed on white christian americans to take away the 2nd ammendment. Paint the picture of white al qaeda, and make anyone that questions the ponzi/fed reserve system into a domestic terrorist.  Too bad the majority of us are waking up to the government bullshit, fear pushing, problem reaction solution garbage.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:35 | 1719864 espirit
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Play Doh-Oh?

Homer Simpson of anarchy.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 20:51 | 1720432 pupton
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Yeah, the coup de gras would be if they could frame the Tea Party as terrorists, and set up a Tim McVeigh type of guy with Alleged tea party connections.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:05 | 1719757 sgt_doom
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Outstanding points, Popo, although I disagree with your assertion:

"..is obviously false immediately to anyone who isn't mathematically challenged."

I would rephrase that to "arithmetically challenged" instead.

Also, this whole story is suspect because we all recall what occurred on 9/10/01 and the next day on 9/11/01:

The Pentagon's comptroller declared $2.3 trillion unaccounted for, and the very next morning Flight 77 crashes into the Pentagon, killing almost the entire financial management group of the Defense Intelligence Agency.  (Lucky for that one woman manager that they had sent out the e-mail at 2:00 AM on 9/11/01, and she overslept that day and received too late.)

The only two things I'm sure of:  Richard Bissell was fired from the CIA by President Kennedy, and his grand-nephew, Robert Mueller, was reappointed to the FBI directorship by Obama.

Which is also suspect......

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:14 | 1719804 High Plains Drifter
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88JQL4esHFg

bombs in pentagon. no evidence of aircraft crashing there.

and which rabbi was in charge during the time the money became missing, i might ask?? oh was it dov zakheim? yes it was.......imagine that.....the pieces to the puzzle are laying there. all one has to do is to assemble them....

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:06 | 1719761 sgt_doom
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Outstanding points, Popo, although I disagree with your assertion:

"..is obviously false immediately to anyone who isn't mathematically challenged."

I would rephrase that to "arithmetically challenged" instead.

Also, this whole story is suspect because we all recall what occurred on 9/10/01 and the next day on 9/11/01:

The Pentagon's comptroller declared $2.3 trillion unaccounted for, and the very next morning Flight 77 crashes into the Pentagon, killing almost the entire financial management group of the Defense Intelligence Agency.  (Lucky for that one woman manager that they had sent out the e-mail at 2:00 AM on 9/11/01, and she overslept that day and received too late.)

The only two things I'm sure of:  Richard Bissell was fired from the CIA by President Kennedy, and his grand-nephew, Robert Mueller, was reappointed to the FBI directorship by Obama.

Which is also suspect......

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:29 | 1719850 alien-IQ
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very nicely said.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 18:07 | 1719986 DeadFred
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How many terrorist threats on American soil have not involved FBI agents egging someone on to commit the act. I can think of one fool's attempt to blow his shoe and another fool who set off what amounted to a smoke bomb in Times Square. Ask your Mexican gardener how secure the US borders are and then wonder why Al Qaeda hasn't been able to pull off a single attack. There are only a limited number of possibilities as to why.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 18:32 | 1720067 alien-IQ
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Al Qaeda hasn't been able to pull off an attack for the same reason that Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy haven't been able to pull off an attack.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 18:27 | 1720048 Let them all fail
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True or not, the uncertainty which is caused per your post can be seen, for example, when the college kid allegedly tried to blow up Pioneer Square in Downtown Portland, OR - Even in Portland it was just kind of like "eh" because there is no way to really know what happened given the lack of trust which our government has earned, especially as it relates to "terrorism" matters.  When someone alledgly tries to bomb your downtown and the people don't even seem worried about it that tells you the level of trust, there is no commentary needed.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 19:15 | 1720182 stormsailor
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see,  there is a boogy man, so we need to spend another decatrillion dollars.   i feel safer already

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 19:16 | 1720188 Savyindallas
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I'll bet he's a Ron paul supporter, They're the real terrorists, you know -they want to pull the plug on the banksters.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 19:43 | 1720246 chumbawamba
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Uhhhhh, you're just now figuring this out?

-Chumblez.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 20:33 | 1720394 Hal M
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The news I heard even admitted that the FBI loaned him the money to buy supplies. He's probably just another patsy, set up and duped by federal authorities so they can justify their budgets and huge bureaucracy which "protects" us. Meanwhile, let's all agree, the world will be a safer place if we get our genitals fondled more often at random checkpoints. We also need dogs sniffing our butts for hidden explosives. Hometown America - the new Abu Ghraib; learn to love it.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 20:02 | 1720290 mkkby
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Thank you dot gov for saving me once again.  You have my consent to double the military budget, and put a video camera and microphone up everyone's ass.

Now I will gratefully vote for Obama and go back to my favorite hobbies, the shopping network and all you can eat buffets.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 22:04 | 1720585 Mitch Comestein
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Does seem that way.  It may be "Revelation" coming to pass. 

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:46 | 1719662 Comay Mierda
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I'll bet the media starts saying this guy is an avid Ron Paul supporter, hates the Fed, thinks the 9/11 investigation was a cover-up, strongly supports the second amendment, hates having his balls groped by the TSA, etc...

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:51 | 1719687 Nascent_Variable
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They'll hold that one until closer to election day.

This is your run-of-the-mill jihadist with an idiotic plan.  They're just trying to create the same effect that Bush used to when he would raise the threat level to a more menacing shade of orange.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:59 | 1719725 john39
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but for the FBI facilitating this guy, his anger does no where.... 

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:34 | 1719863 pods
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Ding ding ding.  What better way to catch a terrrrrist than to make one.

pods

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:50 | 1719920 TomJoad
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Make one wonder how many of these morons they are grroming and holding in reserve as "part of an ongoing investigation into terrorist sleeper cells." 100? 500? 5000? They have the budget to keep a ton of these suggestible yahoos on ice until they need a headline.

 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 00:20 | 1720853 UP Forester
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Guess what.  Everyone here that can string more than three words together - and not spew the same stuff on the boob-tube - is on the suspected terrorist list already.  If they don't feel like taking the time to boil your noodle like that Laughner kid or the wannabe-Viking-SEAL in Oslo, they'll just turn you to mush, as in:

"While planting the IED in front of the local <cop shop-courthouse-SS office> Mr./Ms. ZH detonated the <C4-ANFO-Little Boy> he/she made in his/her basement, killing himself/herself and <however many more people on the list they could get to gather at the same time>.  Details at 11."

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 22:39 | 1720652 DCFusor
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Not going to happen.  They'd have to mention Ron Paul and they evidently are afraid of doing that in any context at all.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:48 | 1719669 CIABS
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"...he was made to believe he was working with members of al Qaeda, who were actually undercover agents."

I think they meant to say, "he apparently believed that members of al Qaeda are not actually undercover U.S. agents."

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 05:20 | 1721127 dimichzh
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I think it should be said like this "... he was made to believe he was working with members of al Qaeda established/financied by FBI"

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:08 | 1719771 mvsjcl
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"dumb ass"

 

The 21st letter of the alphabet comes to mind.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:23 | 1719828 sgt_doom
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"Rezwan Ferdaus" ???

Isn't that the alias for Inspector Anthony Bologna of the NYPD???

That's the guy with the strange fixation to pepper spray young, innocuous females.

What was his home address, again??

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:37 | 1719872 espirit
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analgram.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 19:11 | 1720171 Omen IV
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i thought his alias was Tony the Phony Baloney who has no Cahones or the Fat Fuck (what a scumbag) 

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:52 | 1719926 SheepDog-One
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Totaly fake, I dont believe a bit of this story for 1 second. Another 'Al CIAda' terrorist caught yea sure.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 21:02 | 1720476 Grinder74
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I get blowing up the Pentagon might be a problem, but who gives a rat's ass about blowing up the Capitol? Congress approval below 20% anyone?

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 02:25 | 1720992 saiybat
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.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 07:49 | 1721371 covert
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more jihad, there cant be peace without victory.

http://expose2.wordpress.com

 

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:38 | 1719614 Outlaw Of The W...
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Better luck next time.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:39 | 1719618 BrocilyBeef
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buy silver? maybe tomorrow.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 18:16 | 1720013 DosZap
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Funny how these types of things come up.

How about the head honchos  Ex Cabinet dude saying since we are in the midst of so many different crisis,we shold limit Democracy a little more.

Hey,hey,hey,fascist.

Pray to whatever god /GOD you believe in NO major 9-11 type event/s come about prior to the '12 elections.

Because if it DOES, we will be having the Kenya-neysian socialist as a fascist leader, and NO elections. And Martial Law.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 20:45 | 1720417 Ima anal sphincter
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There are SO many guns sitting in cabinets and closets of hard working honest Americans who are fed up with this shit,  If another false flag is pulled, most of those "speeding lead" machines will be coming out. I figure about 60 gallons of gas will get me to DC. My tanks are stored.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 21:49 | 1720570 Abitdodgie
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It is about time we marched on DC but this time we go armed to the teeth, this way we will have a lot of respect from the police and that pice of shit obama will hide in his underground bunker crying like the bitch he is 

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:45 | 1719619 GeneMarchbanks
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'And stay away from D.C.' 

And Wall St, banks, the police, insurance companies, nuclear power-plants, government buildings. The fear index is indicating brown folks.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:39 | 1719620 LFMayor
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THis is the best they can do for a terrorist diversion?   LARGE model planes. 
I'd be willing to bet that they have a whole garden full of sub iq sacrifices like this that they string along until they have a need.  Then they just step out back and pick a few for the latest offering.

This idiot was more likely to lose his fingers in the propeller than to do any freaking real damage.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:09 | 1719774 sgt_doom
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You're right!  Much better to have remote-controlled, micro-blimps loaded with Semtex.

I keep recommending that....isn't anyone paying attention out there?????

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:52 | 1719929 rosiescenario
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"You're right!  Much better to have remote-controlled, micro-blimps loaded with Semtex."

 

...that sounds racist to me...what do semites have to do with this?

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 19:02 | 1720146 NidStyles
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My sarc meter isn't even budging here.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:37 | 1719871 pods
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We could come up with some good ones on the hedge.

How about Sharks with freakin lasers?

pods

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 21:10 | 1720498 V10
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...and ridden by velociraptors.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:40 | 1719621 12ToothAssassin
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It reminds me just how much I need our government and how I simply couldnt survive without them tirelessly working for my best interests.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:40 | 1719626 the not so migh...
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Actually they should not be reporting this.  Next time, they just go it alone.   Obvious need for diversions now.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:42 | 1719630 mfoste1
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false flag

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:49 | 1719677 Comay Mierda
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false flag Obummer support rally time

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:42 | 1719632 RyanW525
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False flag time bitchez!!

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:16 | 1719794 Shell Game
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FF? Possibly, but not the most likely answer.  Globalization and internet connectedness means the face of warfare is forever changed. Small groups can fight nation-states by disabling supply lines, communications, utilities, etc....and win.  It's only just getting started.

Great book on the subject on the challenges of modern warfare.  http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0471780790/ref=nosim/globalguerri...

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:43 | 1719641 djsmps
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Turban bombs.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:45 | 1719658 mfoste1
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90 year old elderly wheelchair ridden woman diaper bomb

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:32 | 1719857 alien-IQ
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I'm looking forward to seeing the new screening procedures after someone tries to board a flight with an enema bomb.

It's only a matter of time.

Needless to say...I'll be doing most of my traveling on foot at that point...Regardless of distance.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 01:33 | 1720943 SilverIsKing
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I don't think it'll come to that. The TSA has little interest in putting their fingers up our asses. Massaging the sphincter, squeezing balls, and patting the labia suits them just fine.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 02:41 | 1721008 Night Owl Trader
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Say, didn't some Dutch cartoonist get death threats from Moslem jihad nuts a few years back for drawing a picture of Mohammed with a turban shaped like a bomb?  I guess life really does imitate art.  Oh the irony.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:44 | 1719645 Mr Kurtz
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More bread and circuses.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:44 | 1719646 ParkAveFlasher
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boogedty boo, good citizens, boogedty boo!!!

Release of manifesto transcription lauding gold in 5, 4, 3 ...

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:54 | 1719650 mynhair
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Oh great, now I'm gonna be on another list because I have a physics degree.

Only got it to figure out how to physic my snipe.

 

I'm crushed, no + for citing an obscure movie reference.  Young puppies.

Opps, there's an old fart that remembers snipe hunts!

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:44 | 1719651 LoneStarHog
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WOW!  It is a good thing that the FBI was IN CONTROLL and not ol' Fast & Furious BATAF.  If BATAF had been IN CONTROL, gawd only knows WHAT would have been hit. Maybe one directly up Obozo's ass!

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 22:17 | 1720606 pods
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Well they did say he had several "automatic" AKs.  Best place to get a full auto is the government.  

"Hmmm, I thought he looked Mexican."

pods

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:45 | 1719653 spiral_eyes
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Real patriots use Ameritrade.

Load up on NFLX, bitchez.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:46 | 1719663 mr1963
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Drone? Why waste the effort, just use a few of those 20,000 heat seeking missles that went amissin in libya 6 months ago that our government forgot to tell us about. Sure there's enough hot air to guide them in...

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 19:04 | 1720153 NidStyles
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They didn't go missing, because either they didn't exist, or they were already in the hand's of Al CIADA.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:47 | 1719665 DollarMenu
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To my mind, the only irony is that each and every one of these 'potential terrorists' is associated with the government in some capacity.

Croc-o-shit.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:49 | 1719674 williambanzai7
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Bingo

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 18:22 | 1720032 DosZap
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DollarMenu

Yeah, call it what it really is

Hegelian Dilaectics.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:48 | 1719667 repete
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How big was that rc aircraft to be able to fly 25 lbs of c-4?  Must have come in a very big box.  But then again the 757 that hit the pentagon only made a 14' diameter hole.  HMMMM!

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 19:08 | 1720164 NidStyles
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C-4 can not penetrate a reinforced concrete wall of a Federal Building. This buildings are all designed to withstand a blast of that nature. C-4 just blowing up upon an impact is not very powerful. It requires actual knowledge about impact point's and shaping to make even 25lbs. something that would actually take something out.

 

C-4 is used because it's consistency allow's for it to be shaped, not because of it's high potential for expansion. Det. Cord is far better in the rapis expansion game, but is not as pliable.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 00:34 | 1720877 UP Forester
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Maybe he loaded up those model airplanes with jet fuel, and the C-4 was for ballast.  You gotta figure if a full-size passenger jet can take out a 110-story building, a 6-ft model can take out - oh, say - at least a 5-story building.

 

As for the consistency, he better have got his hands on some new stuff, because 1965-era bars are like Ivory soap coated in marshmallow paste.  And gives you the shits if you don't wash your hands before eating. 

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:48 | 1719670 ImNotExposed
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25 lbs of fake C4? Sounds like the headline could have been "Federal agents provide man with evidence needed to convict him." "He had a middle-eastern sounding name," said one of the agents on condition of anonymity...

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:48 | 1719672 dcb
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sorry but a remote controlled plane, with some pastic explosies on it does me no fear. (LOL).

I will bet anything that if you got close to his plans they were a joke.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:03 | 1719748 fishface
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+1

Joke one is the fake explosives

Then to fly a remote control airplane you need visual contact with it. I don't think anyone could assemble and start one close to the Capitol or Pentagon.

To carry 25 lbs + of weight it wouldn't be small

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:12 | 1719789 sgt_doom
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Visual contact???? 

No way, dood, wireless webcam....

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 18:26 | 1720039 DosZap
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dcb,@  16 48

WHERE do you think he got his plans?.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:49 | 1719673 americanspirit
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No need for drones or explosives. Congress and Obama's team are doing a perfectly good job of blowing up the entire country.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:55 | 1719940 rosiescenario
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No terrorist with an IQ of over 50 would try to interfere with what GS, D.C. and AIPAC are already accomplishing. What they would be doing is a major fund raising push for Obama.

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 00:38 | 1720881 UP Forester
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Remember:  If we don't buy iPads, chinese crap, BAC and NFLX, the terrorists win!

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:49 | 1719676 tekhneek
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This is bait #1 for the new content analysis system the Fed's building to monitor sentiment... watch your responses. Big brother's watching you... especially if you're a member on this site.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:55 | 1719945 Esso
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Yeah, you're probably right. I guess you just made the list.

Oh crap! I just made the list for agreeing with you!

For the love of God, don't read these posts or you'll be on the list!

OH THE HUMANITY!

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 22:20 | 1720611 pods
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Why do the Knights who say Ni! come to mind?

pods

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 19:24 | 1720208 NidStyles
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I don't care, I'm already on their lists. Firstly for actually knowing demo, and secondly for being a Veteran.

 

This story is pure BS, C-4 has a lot of potential if used properly, but not when flown in RC planes without a sure way to direct and apply the charge.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:49 | 1719678 Ellesmere
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Now they are manufacturing terrorist diversions .... LOL

Cue John Ashcroft on the 6 o`clock news with unspecified dire threats.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:49 | 1719679 stacking12321
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when are they going to arrest moynihan and dimon for blowing up wall street?

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:52 | 1719692 Tsar Pointless
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I'm so scared by this I just pooped in somebody else's pants. (Bada-ching!)

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:54 | 1719695 dwdollar
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All these supposed terrorists and not one of them manages to kill a single US politician.  I call bullshit on the whole terrorist thing.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:17 | 1719810 sgt_doom
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Yeah....for some peculiar reason those "lone gunmen" are never successful when it comes to the bad guys.

Only works for President Kennedy, Rev. Martin Luther King, and Bobbie Kennedy.  (And we all know that last minute replacement of co-pilot Michael Guess to stupidly* blow up Sen. Wellstone's plane was just a conspiracy theory.**)

*Reservist in Army Intel, and contact with "20th hijacker" Moussaiou, Guess was handed a package and told to leave it on the plane after he disembarked --- stoopid sucker!!!!!

**Because neocon/Zionist Jonathan Kay, of the ultra-neocon (and PNAC replacement) Foundation in Defense of Democracy --- said so!!!  And so do his fellow members: Richard Perle, Bill Krystol, Charles Krauthammer, Gary Bauer, Joe Lieberman, Eric Cantor and R. James Woolsey.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 19:31 | 1720225 Savyindallas
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Patsies are a valuable commodity. Rarely can you afford to use/lose more than one on a single job. 911 may have used a few.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:54 | 1719705 Frozen IcQb
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Just like dwindling FDR's popularity prior to Pearl. Of course he knew about the impending attack! He even antagonised the Japanese to provoke them. Diversions are not new.

 

 

 

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:55 | 1719707 Kokulakai
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The only thing ironic is the reference to timing.

 

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:54 | 1719708 Fazzie
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 I think at least half the populace would gladly volunteer to paint a big bullseye on the capitol dome. A bunch of fat useless politicians as victims just might not gnarner much sympathy as victims.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:19 | 1719813 sgt_doom
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Only half???  I think you're being mighty charitable here.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 16:58 | 1719721 alien-IQ
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I can just see the FBI now commencing raids on the homes of anyone who flies model planes for fun.

Own a remote controlled model airplane = Terrorist.

this has gotten beyond pathetic.

"If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stomping on a human face - forever." George Orwell

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:04 | 1719751 LFMayor
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"... imagine a boot stomping on your Cox model airplane - forever".  

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 18:00 | 1719956 rosiescenario
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...I still bear the scars of a misspent youth fooling with model planes and Xacto knives....

 

This is truly pathetic....the FBI is trying to one up the bozos who engineered 'Fast & Furious' ... at least they did not let the model planes get out of their control....and they did not provide real explosives....at least, not this time.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 22:52 | 1720682 Dave Thomas
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Scars, I'm still tearing my wounds open. I got into it for the dope, the Aerogloss dope.

 

 

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:02 | 1719729 nyse
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"Diversion time."

Yep. Stole the thought out of my brain.

---

"Ferdaus was made to believe he was working with members of al Qaeda, who were

actually undercover agents."

So he was working with al Qaeda.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 19:19 | 1720197 zerozulu
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This proves one thing. they cannot find real al-qaeda member.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:02 | 1719737 junkyardjack
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*Snaps fingers, "Hey Guys look over here, what's that?!?" *Whispers into the shadow, "Alright the coast is clear hurry up and take all the money"

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:04 | 1719746 InMisesITrust
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This better be on next season's Storage Wars

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:04 | 1719747 Ms. Erable
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The Feds can't find any real terrorists, so they have to create one. Nice try - no cookie.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:05 | 1719754 buzzsaw99
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jebus fuck, they are manufacturing boogermen now. my guess is the dude couldn't hardly wipe his own ass.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:15 | 1719800 espirit
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So, did they just give him the fake shit or did he have to pay cash?

What a way to fund operations. "Hey man I've got some good shit..."

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:27 | 1719841 buzzsaw99
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I'm sure the whole thing was his idea and that he was asking people all over town where to buy some high grade boom booms. That reminds me of when BUSH I had a bag of crack:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAQxHDZvo50&feature=related

A drug dealer apparently tried to sneak into the Lincoln bedroom. LMAO!

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:05 | 1719755 marcusfenix
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(sigh) you would think by now these supposed "terrorists" would have learned by how to avoid FBI entrapment, or at least look with suspicion on anybody who offers material and logistical assistance and gives repeated opportunities to "turn back".

we are really supposed to believe that these people are that stupid?

on second thought it is plausible that they are...after all they do work for the government...

this is just getting ridiculous, the feds just keep running the same script over and over, they aren't even trying to be creative or original with these false flags any more it's like they don't even care if anybody actually believes them or not.  

  note to DC- this well is dry...time to move on.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 18:42 | 1720104 TruthInSunshine
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Federal Officials announced today that they have arrested Lala Hamadja Rafaja, a homeless rastafarian from St. Louis, after Federal Agents offered him a warm meal and hot chocolate on a cold fall night, and were able to convince him to launch an attack on an undisclosed NSA facility using a Super Soaker.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 21:22 | 1720428 Rick64
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you would think by now these supposed "terrorists" would have learned by how to avoid FBI entrapment,

You would think these guys would know that in order to carry out a successful operation you have to coordinate it with the CIA and Mossad. Well at least the FBI stopped using real explosives to pass on, unlike the World Trade Center bombing in 1993.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:07 | 1719760 Saxxon
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Well, now they have a new headline on ice for tomorrow, in case they need to supplant the one about, oh, say a failed German vote and -500 DOW points.

They day Gennifer Flowers was deposed, Slick Willy missiled a few mud huts in Iraq; anyone remember that?

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:06 | 1719762 Seasmoke
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always be afraid of the quiet ones, the ones who talk or brag too much are meaningless

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:07 | 1719768 dick cheneys ghost
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This is all about pentagon/military industrial complex budget cuts............I dont believe this for 1 new york minute

 

 

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:07 | 1719769 Infinite QE
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Fake C4 probably traceable to some FBI warehouse.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:14 | 1719801 optimator
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Remember Timothy McVeigh, the FBI set up and planned the whold thing with real explosive devices and were getting ready to blow the whistle.  A shame Timothy got suspicious of his partners and and set off the rental van a few days earlier than planned!

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 18:02 | 1719966 rosiescenario
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Yeah, if it were real C4 that would be a BATF warehouse.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:09 | 1719776 onlooker
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IF we are to believe the Government news source, looks like our guys did a right job. My congratulations to them. It is good to see that for all the Freedom we have given up since 911 some of the operation works as it should. Good news is always welcome.

 

In that this man is reported to have a physics background from a university would indicate that he may be a brightster. One might guess that he had the capability to plan and maybe execute a draconian death and destruction event. The drone C4 is cute and the planned slaughter of those who escaped is fairly encompassing. Worse than 911.

 

For us who look at Fast and Furious and other questionable Government operations this is of positive value at a much needed time. The US Government is in trouble with credibility and stability. Politically we are a divided Nation. NO ONE wants it that way (any sane person or not over motivated politico).

 

So let us enjoy the good news and all strive, work and push and shove and participate, bitch, gripe and fight to generate other good news.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:24 | 1719832 alien-IQ
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here you go. Contact youtube, the FBI and Homeland security and have these videos removed and the creators arrested at once because, clearly, this MUST be a terrorist training video disguised as "innocent" fun.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3ZxIxeUDWU

Be a patriot. Do your duty. Rat these bitches out before they strike. The life you save may be the Pharmacists that fills your Zoloft prescription.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:33 | 1719860 BigJim
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Chortle!

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 18:06 | 1719983 rosiescenario
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Fast & Furious a questionable operation? Why that was a well thoughout, brilliant move by the BATF....out tax money, yet again, well used.

 

I would commend the FBI for their budgetary awareness in choosing a model airplane rather than an expensive 707. That shows real concern on their part for the budget shortfall.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 19:30 | 1720219 NidStyles
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You're an ignorant buffoon.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:10 | 1719779 optimator
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Reminds me of one of the reasons we invaded Iraq.  They possibly could have launched model airplanes from merchant ships off the U.S. coast loaded with bio weapons of destruction.

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:33 | 1719861 tekhneek
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...heroin?

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:11 | 1719781 Volaille de Bresse
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101 rule we need to not forget :

when the attacker's intentions are genuine he's arrested BEFORE he has bought the first screw he needs to make his bomb. 

 

when the attack is of the "false-flag" 9/11 type law enforcers appear to be completely incompetent, short-sighted and unbale to prevent said attack. 

 

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:13 | 1719788 buzzsaw99
Wed, 09/28/2011 - 17:13 | 1719785 wang (not verified)
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I for one feel much safer now and when I see the Packers (isn't that some sort of a racial epithet?) play this Sunday I am comforted by the fact that no one shall enter Lambeau without a thorough body screening. 

 

http://www.packers.com/news-and-events/article-1/Lambeau-Field-enhanced-...

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