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Feds Arrest Man Heading To U.S. Capitol

Fri Feb 17, 2012 7:15 pm

The Feds arrested a Morrocan heading to the Capitol building with a suicide vest.
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012...to-us-capitol-for-suicide-mission/

Still waiting for more details.
 
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RE: Feds Arrest Man Heading To U.S. Capitol

Fri Feb 17, 2012 8:24 pm

Saw this one coming yesterday after they sentenced Umar Abdulmutallab.


Gotta keep the fear alive.
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RE: Feds Arrest Man Heading To U.S. Capitol

Fri Feb 17, 2012 10:43 pm

Great job by the FBI, no one was ever in danger. Pretty awesome the stuff they do. Hope he enjoys his life in prison.

[Edited 2012-02-19 01:24:11 by ManuCH]
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RE: Feds Arrest Man Heading To U.S. Capitol

Fri Feb 17, 2012 10:44 pm

Also, I don't think a "suicide vest" packs enough punch to do much more to the Capitol than maybe paint some walls red.

[Edited 2012-02-19 01:24:39 by ManuCH]
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RE: Feds Arrest Man Heading To U.S. Capitol

Sat Feb 18, 2012 1:33 am

A suicide vest would have taken maybe ten or twenty people and caused some property damage.

The result would have been mandatory body cavity searches for everyone entering the Capitol... except members of Congress, of course.  
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RE: Feds Arrest Man Heading To U.S. Capitol

Sat Feb 18, 2012 6:10 am

Quoting DocLightning (Reply 11):

Good thing he never was actually talking to anyone who was a terrorist. The guy did not even get a real gun. Every supplier and person he talked to we're FBI agents. Great set up.
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