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Old 24th October 2018, 05:40 PM   #241
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BREAKING: AP source: Package addressed to Rep. Maxine Waters found at Los Angeles mail facility; appears similar to NY, DC bombs.
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Old 24th October 2018, 05:48 PM   #242
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We're seeing the true nature of Trump supporters; treason. Disloyalty, betrayal, this is the stock and trade of a Trump supporter. Do we need any more proof that Trump supporters are something less than those of us who remain real Americans? Maybe they don't all have the courage of their convictions like the bomber but they're with him in spirit. This election and 2020 are all about real Americans reclaiming their country from traitors and usurpers.
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Old 24th October 2018, 05:50 PM   #243
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Originally Posted by Slings and Arrows View Post
Is this the best that Soros, Obama and Clinton could come up with -- suspicious packages?

Liberal hoax!
If you're not with American you're against it. This is just the kind of disloyalty you'd expect from a Trump supporter. We're waiting to welcome you back to the ranks of real Americans with open arms if you'd just give up your treason.
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Old 24th October 2018, 05:53 PM   #244
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Does that sticker on the bomb actually say "GET ER DONE"?
There's not a clear picture of it yet but the top half certainly resembles a sticker like that.
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Old 24th October 2018, 06:03 PM   #245
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Originally Posted by Stacko View Post
OK. Now it's officially a Right Wing wack job. Nice racists posts in the comment section.
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Old 24th October 2018, 06:09 PM   #246
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Does that sticker on the bomb actually say "GET ER DONE"?
There's not a clear picture of it yet but the top half certainly resembles a sticker like that.
Larry the Cable guy has gone rogue. Evil Mater.

Things er gittin weird.
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Old 24th October 2018, 06:15 PM   #247
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Having seen x-ray images of one of the pipe bombs, I feel confident saying the objects on the ends are not fireworks, just pipe-putty-covered end caps.
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Old 24th October 2018, 06:19 PM   #248
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It's amazing how many Trump supporters are claiming this is really a Democrat plot. Is this country so far gone that they really think that? They really think that some extremist on the far right fringe isn't capable of sending bombs to the very people and CNN that Trump and the extremist right have vilified over and over again? They think it's more likely that some "libtard" set this up to make Trump and the far right look bad? There is no need for that. No one who would vote for Trump or Republicans is going to change their minds over this no matter who sent the bombs. If it is, indeed, a far right Trumper, Trump's supporters will still believe it had nothing to do with Trump but was the act of a mentally disturbed loner.
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Old 24th October 2018, 06:27 PM   #249
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Originally Posted by William Parcher View Post
I don't think that that has been confirmed yet.


The white powder is weird too unless it's a poison meant to scatter when a bomb explodes.

Maybe none of this stuff is functional and is only meant to scare.
Either way it is terrorism.
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Old 24th October 2018, 06:29 PM   #250
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Originally Posted by angrysoba View Post
Either way it is terrorism.
It could be non political.
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Old 24th October 2018, 06:31 PM   #251
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If you're not with American you're against it. This is just the kind of disloyalty you'd expect from a Trump supporter. We're waiting to welcome you back to the ranks of real Americans with open arms if you'd just give up your treason.

Once they arrest the Democrat who mailed the fake bombs, this story will quickly disappear.
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Originally Posted by BobTheCoward View Post
It could be non political.
Why wait to find out if you can pin it on Trump supporters now? As long as the charge sticks until 7 November, who cares? All the packages went to Trump enemies. What else do you need?
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Old 24th October 2018, 06:34 PM   #253
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Originally Posted by Slings and Arrows View Post
Once they arrest the Democrat who mailed the fake bombs, this story will quickly disappear.
As long as it doesn't happen until after 7 November.
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Old 24th October 2018, 06:35 PM   #254
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Originally Posted by BobTheCoward View Post
It could be non political.
Uh huh. Riiiiiiiiiiiiight...... And I could be the heir to the British throne.

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Old 24th October 2018, 06:36 PM   #255
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
Uh huh. Riiiiiiiiiiiiight......
It could be
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Originally Posted by BobTheCoward View Post
It could be non political.
Yes, Bob! It could have been payback for a road rage incident. Or...Iím not saying itís aliens, but...itís aliens! Right, Bob?
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Originally Posted by BobTheCoward View Post
It could be
You might be right but that's no reason not to paint Trump supporters with the broad brush now.
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Yes, Bob! It could have been payback for a road rage incident. Or...Iím not saying itís aliens, but...itís aliens! Right, Bob?
Exactly. Self defense. There are people who think powerful people are sending microwaves into their brain.
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Originally Posted by Slings and Arrows View Post
Once they arrest the Democrat who mailed the fake bombs, this story will quickly disappear.
Is this the InfoWars narrative?
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Originally Posted by BobTheCoward View Post
Exactly. Self defense. There are people who think powerful people are sending microwaves into their brain.
But only Democrats, right?
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Is this the InfoWars narrative?
It's surely someone else's narrative. As a Trump supporter, I'm sure he had to check with someone to figure out what he thought about these attacks.
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But only Democrats, right?
Possible. If they associate that group with the microwaves.
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It's surely someone else's narrative. As a Trump supporter, I'm sure he had to check with someone to figure out what he thought about these attacks.
To be honest, the Trump narrative and the InfoWars narrative has massive overlap these days. I think in order to dampen down the cognitive dissonance of thinking voting for Trump is the right thing to do you have to buy into a lot of what the loony fringe is selling these days.
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Originally Posted by BobTheCoward View Post
Possible. If they associate that group with the microwaves.
Yes, and why would they do that?
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It's amazing how many Trump supporters are claiming this is really a Democrat plot. Is this country so far gone that they really think that? They really think that some extremist on the far right fringe isn't capable of sending bombs to the very people and CNN that Trump and the extremist right have vilified over and over again? They think it's more likely that some "libtard" set this up to make Trump and the far right look bad? There is no need for that. No one who would vote for Trump or Republicans is going to change their minds over this no matter who sent the bombs. If it is, indeed, a far right Trumper, Trump's supporters will still believe it had nothing to do with Trump but was the act of a mentally disturbed loner.
After years of beating the "fake news" "deep state" "don't believe the Liberal media" drum, it is a much easier sell for Trumpsters that this is some kind of false flag type frame-up.

Although, sadly, the conditions now are such that I must admit that I would be willing to entertain the notion that is a kind of " reverse false flag frame up " were it to be reported tomorrow by the justice department that some Antifa activist had sent them
This administration has done irreprable harm to our nation.
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Yes, and why would they do that?
No idea. It would be an unreasonable position.
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I wonder how those who are claiming it was a Dem who mailed the bombs will handle this when it's found it wasn't?

If it turns out to be an anti-Trumper/Republican leftist, I will condemn him in the strongest terms possible and hope he gets the book thrown at him.

Either way, I don't believe the culprit is representative of either Dems or Repubs but a lone wolf extremist.
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at least the weathermen got some of theirs to go off, aside from the self inflicted casualties
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Possible. If they associate that group with the microwaves.
I kind of like that idea, associating Trump supporters with the belief in microwaves into the brain. It pushes his base further outside the mainstream and draws an association between being mentally imbalanced and supporting Trump. I heartily approve of this narrative.
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It could be non political.
Would you care to suggest what non-political reason there would to send bombs to CNN and Democratic leaders?

ETA: Is CNN sending the microwaves to their brains?

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No idea. It would be an unreasonable position.
You know exactly why and it destroys your claim that it would be non-political.

Look, I am not going to deny that this person (or people) could be mentally ill. But when you are looking at the likelihood of motive, the point is not to look for the most extremely unlikely motive first.
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I wonder how those who are claiming it was a Dem who mailed the bombs will handle this when it's found it wasn't?

If it turns out to be an anti-Trumper/Republican leftist, I will condemn him in the strongest terms possible and hope he gets the book thrown at him.

Either way, I don't believe the culprit is representative of either Dems or Repubs but a lone wolf extremist.
Apparently when he was in high school his parents campaigned for Jimmy Carter, so now we know he was a Democrat!

Something like that. They wonít miss a beat. And they will believe it.
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"Some bomb technicians who studied photos of the device suggested that the bomb sent to CNN had hallmarks of fake explosives ó the kind more typically depicted on television and in movies, rather than devices capable of detonating.

"A digital clock was taped to the middle of the pipe, a feature that experts say is typically shown on fictional bombs in an attempt to ratchet up dramatic tension, but unnecessary in real life.

"In fact, bombmakers generally avoid attaching visible clocks to their devices to keep from tipping off their targets about when the bombs are set to explode."

-- The New York Times (Oct 24, 2018)
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You know exactly why and it destroys your claim that it would be non-political.

Look, I am not going to deny that this person (or people) could be mentally ill. But when you are looking at the likelihood of motive, the point is not to look for the most extremely unlikely motive first.
I was not responding to a post that assigned a probability. It wasn't a discussion of likelihood.
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I was not responding to a post that assigned a probability. It wasn't a discussion of likelihood.
It wasn't even in the realm of reality.
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Why would Republicans mail fake bombs to Democrats who don't even open their own mail? What would be the motive?
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It wasn't even in the realm of reality.
As it wasn't a discussion of likelihood, it isnt under a requirement to he.
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Why would Republicans mail fake bombs to Democrats who don't even open their own mail? What would be the motive?
You're right. It has to be the DemoRats mailing fake bombs to DemoRats who don't even open their own mail.
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"Some bomb technicians who studied photos of the device suggested that the bomb sent to CNN had hallmarks of fake explosives ó the kind more typically depicted on television and in movies, rather than devices capable of detonating.

"A digital clock was taped to the middle of the pipe, a feature that experts say is typically shown on fictional bombs in an attempt to ratchet up dramatic tension, but unnecessary in real life.

"In fact, bombmakers generally avoid attaching visible clocks to their devices to keep from tipping off their targets about when the bombs are set to explode."

-- The New York Times (Oct 24, 2018)
A quote from the failing New York Times?
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Why would Republicans mail fake bombs to Democrats who don't even open their own mail? What would be the motive?
A possibility is to generate fearful behaviour. Cuomo called the cops on regular mail.
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