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Oops! Now the people claiming the package could have never originated in Yemen have to think up another story. Make it a good one!

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no, we all know the Yemeni government is in on it too with the hidden CIA faction that is secretly controlled by the illuminati!! goes into conspiracy theorist overdrive mode to hide from the actual truth

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Yemen is not served by UPS. Check their web page.

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BBC is quoting the West Midlands Police as saying that there have been NO explosive devices found, yet Obama is overriding the findings of the officers on the ground and saying that there had been. I know who I believe, not the guy with mid-terms to lose.

And the UAE director of aviation is also contradicting Obama: The United Arab Emirates’ Civil Aviation Authority has rejected claims that a US-bound Emirates’ flight from Dubai contained “suspicious” parcels from Yemen. UAE officials rejected the claim and said the plane was not a source of threat.

“The Emirates plane that arrived today in the United States from Dubai did not contain any packages from Yemen,” the official Emirati WAM news agency quoted an unnamed source with the country’s civil aviation body as saying. “Out of an abundance of caution, the North American Aerospace Defense Command diverted two Canadian CF-18s to track a civilian aircraft that was determined to be an aircraft of interest as it flew into and over Canadian airspace,” AFP quoted a NORAD statement as saying on Friday.

“The civilian aircraft was passed to two US F-15s as it transited into US airspace and its ultimate destination at JFK airport,” the statement added.

According to a White House statement late Friday, Saudi Arabia had tipped it off before “packages from Yemen containing explosive materials” were found on US-bound planes.

US President Barack Obama was informed later on Thursday about a “potential terrorist threat” from suspicious packages from Yemen on two cargo planes, one in Britain and the other in Dubai, the White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said.

Meanwhile, the US president hinted at boosting the US military role in Yemen following reports about the “suspicious packages.”

One has to ask, if they are this vigilant, why the heck they weren't so vigilant on a fateful Tuesday in September......?

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Libertas, you need to be under some kind of mental care and it concerns me that you probably aren't.

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One has to ask, if they are this vigilant, why the heck they weren't so vigilant on a fateful Tuesday in September......?

2 words:

Political correctness.

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Now are all nice Republicans here will start to say that Obama is paying off the Yemini government to make this scandal, if hundreds of people would have been killed then these same Republicans would be screaming that Obama is not really trying to protect us, etc...we are between a rock and a hard place, a sort of Catch 22 with nice Republicans to criticize President Obama for anything and everything.

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BBC is quoting the West Midlands Police as saying that there have been NO explosive devices found, yet Obama is overriding the findings of the officers on the ground and saying that there had been.

What are you on about? The explosives were said by the Dubai Police to have been found in Dubai. They also say the FedEX flight originated in Yemen.

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President Obama ISN'T UP for reelection, so how does the logic go that he's promoting this terror episode for political purposes?

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Reading the comments I believe that HonestDictator has actually come the closest to the truth out of all of us.

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would it really have been capable of blowing a plane out of the sky? if so why address it to a synagogue ? a parcel from yemen to a synagogue in america raises suspicions in itself so i, using my zero years as a terrorism expert, conclude that the intended target was indeed the synagogue and not the plane.

So why do the politicians tell us that the plane was the target?

You know I still don't know what I am supposed to think. Which means I tend to utterly disbelieve the whole story . The main thing to remember is that it is the US's midterm elections and there is an overriding interest to engage in hysterical fearmongering involving scary Muslims.

The American public, being Americans, will buy every word of it.

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there is an overriding interest to engage in hysterical fearmongering involving scary Muslims.

On the part of the Dubai Police (you know, Muslims)? They were the ones to find the explosives and claim they came from Yemen (you know, Muslims), where the Yemen security (you know, Muslims) are tracking the sources of the explosives. Nothing about 'scary Muslims', except for what you are writing.

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