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    Breaking News....Attempted terror attack, pretty scary stuff (LINK)

    Explosive device set off aboard airliner - CNN.com

    attempted terror attack on a Delta Jet from Amsterdam to Detroit



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    Re: Breaking News....Attempted terror attack, pretty scary stuff (LINK)

    Hardly a terror attack. Some moron lit off a firecracker when the plane landed.



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    Re: Breaking News....Attempted terror attack, pretty scary stuff (LINK)

    Quote Originally Posted by MNclone View Post
    Hardly a terror attack. Some moron lit off a firecracker when the plane landed.

    According to Fox News the guy is claiming that he was acting on behalf of Al Qaeda, and it doesn't sound like it was just a firecracker.

    White House: Failed Airline Bombing Was Attempted Act of Terrorism - Local News | News Articles | National News | US News - FOXNews.com


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    Re: Breaking News....Attempted terror attack, pretty scary stuff (LINK)

    lol, it sounds like he took aboard a weak "explosive." Honestly it sounds like he's a loner extremist who wanted to make a statement but was too dumb to do any real damage.



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    Re: Breaking News....Attempted terror attack, pretty scary stuff (LINK)

    Hopefully they are "treating" his burn wounds with rubbing alcohol and salt.


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    Re: Breaking News....Attempted terror attack, pretty scary stuff (LINK)

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones View Post
    Hopefully they are "treating" his burn wounds with rubbing alcohol and salt.
    lol unless you want an international incident, you don't do that.


    I think this guy was really an attention whore or he's just that stupid.



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    Re: Breaking News....Attempted terror attack, pretty scary stuff (LINK)

    One woman told CNN affiliate WDIV that a man threw a blanket over the suspect's legs to help put out the small fire.
    If I was on board this plane, the above sentence would read, "A man on-board stomped the suspects face in until his mother would no longer recognize him. Then he ****ed on him to put the fire out".



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    Re: Breaking News....Attempted terror attack, pretty scary stuff (LINK)

    Quote Originally Posted by Stewo View Post
    If I was on board this plane, the above sentence would read, "A man on-board stomped the suspects face in until his mother would no longer recognize him. Then he ****ed on him to put the fire out".
    Or maybe the woman didn't see how the fire started or the fact that if you don't put an end to a fire OBVIOUSLY it could spread and ignite all the left over fuel and then you'd be dead.


    just a thought..you know it's fairly obvious why anyone would want to put out the fire



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    Re: Breaking News....Attempted terror attack, pretty scary stuff (LINK)

    Quote Originally Posted by marothisu View Post
    Or maybe the woman didn't see how the fire started or the fact that if you don't put an end to a fire OBVIOUSLY it could spread and ignite all the left over fuel and then you'd be dead.


    just a thought..you know it's fairly obvious why anyone would want to put out the fire



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    Re: Breaking News....Attempted terror attack, pretty scary stuff (LINK)

    Kind of off topic, but when I was in high school, some *** lit off a cherry bomb in the school. Don't know exactly how powerful it was, but it was LOUD. Certainly more powerful than a "balloon popping", which was how this "terror attack" was described. And this went off in an open hallway, while a plane is a closed cabin. Anyway, it didn't even make the local newspaper, but I'm sure if it had happened today, the idiot student would be accused of being a "terrorist", the feds would be called in, and it would get national attention.



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    Re: Breaking News....Attempted terror attack, pretty scary stuff (LINK)

    This was a very serious incident and 278 people are very lucky to be alive.



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    Re: Breaking News....Attempted terror attack, pretty scary stuff (LINK)

    Thanks to this idiot, getting through security on the way down to phoenix could suck a bit.



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    Re: Breaking News....Attempted terror attack, pretty scary stuff (LINK)

    The 238 passengers were questioned after the flight. A hero person who jumped the Nigerian also suffered burns.


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    Re: Breaking News....Attempted terror attack, pretty scary stuff (LINK)

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    The 238 passengers were questioned after the flight. A hero person who jumped the Nigerian also suffered burns.
    Was the same person making moves on the pope?



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    Re: Breaking News....Attempted terror attack, pretty scary stuff (LINK)

    It seems like every time there is what is described as an attempted terrorist attack, a large group of people chime in that it wasn't very serious. Why is that?

    I'd certainly rather have these acts prevented so they "aren't very serious" instead of having something like 9/11 or the Oklahoma City bombing happen again.



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