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  1. #1 Man Tried To Light Something On An United Airlines Flight 
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    Fox News is reporting this breaking news right now. A man, a Qatari , is in custody for allegedly attempting to light something on an United Airlines flight from DC to Denver. Apparently this guy works in the Qatari embassy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NJCardFan View Post
    Fox News is reporting this breaking news right now. A man, a Qatari , is in custody for allegedly attempting to light something on an United Airlines flight from DC to Denver. Apparently this guy works in an embassy.

    Swell.
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    Here is the NY Times story on it:http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2010/...y-airline.html

    Apparently he was trying to light his shoes on fire. Are people going to wake up now? More than likely not.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NJCardFan View Post
    Here is the NY Times story on it:http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2010/...y-airline.html

    Apparently he was trying to light his shoes on fire. Are people going to wake up now? More than likely not.
    Well, at least he won't get accused of being smart. Unreal.
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    Maybe his feet were cold.
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    I thought electing Barry was gonna make these bastards love us.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Articulate_Ape View Post
    Well, at least he won't get accused of being smart. Unreal.
    Air marshals took him down. Of course this is going to be explained away as an isolated incident and won't lead to profiling of Arab looking passengers. I don't give a rats all who get offended but it's time to start profiling.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PoliCon View Post
    I thought electing Barry was gonna make these bastards love us.
    After 9/11 and Richard Reid, there were zero attempts during the rest of Bush's term. Obama has been president for less than 15 months and this is the 2nd such attempt in the last 4 months.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NJCardFan View Post
    Air marshals took him down. Of course this is going to be explained away as an isolated incident and won't lead to profiling of Arab looking passengers. I don't give a rats all who get offended but it's time to start profiling.
    actually -
    Published: January 3, 2010

    WASHINGTON Citizens of 14 nations, including Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Nigeria, who are flying to the United States will be subjected indefinitely to the intense screening at airports worldwide that was imposed after the Christmas Day bombing plot, Obama administration officials announced Sunday.
    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/04/us/04webtsa.html

    So they're starting to wise up a little at least . . . .
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    Quote Originally Posted by NJCardFan View Post
    After 9/11 and Richard Reid, there were zero attempts during the rest of Bush's term. Obama has been president for less than 15 months and this is the 2nd such attempt in the last 4 months.
    I was thinking the same thing.
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