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Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Feel Safer Now?


Raw Story tells us that a man carrying a loaded shotgun was arrested in January near the U.S. Capitol, and explosives left in his truck nearby went undetected for three weeks.

The schmuck in question, one Michael Gorbey, 38, of Rapidan, Va., was allegedly trying to manufacture a
"weapon of mass destruction, that is, an explosive device capable of causing multiple deaths or serious bodily injuries to multiple persons, or massive destruction of property," according to the indictment.

[...]

Now U.S. Capitol Police are investigating how their bomb squad missed the bomb.

[...]

Court records show Gorbey is a convicted felon and has been in and out of prison since 1991 for convictions on larceny, domestic violence and illegal gun and drug charges.
So we have to take our shoes off at the airport and stand in line for hours and dump breast milk and carry shampoo in little tiny bottles, and the FBI and DHS are monitoring every fucking email, phone call, and Web click we make, we can't even fart in peace in our houses without the DHS analyzing our poots, but convicted felons and loonies can bring bombs into the capital and DHS doesn't find them for three weeks? HELLO? Why does Michael Chertoff still have a job?

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3 Comments:

At 5:41 AM, Blogger NG said...

Is it Jan 20, 2009 yet?

 
At 10:57 AM, Blogger ThePoliticalCat said...

No, and you can tell because the delirious shouts of joy on the streets are not sounding yet.

Doesn't it just make you want to slap every one of these bozos unconscious?

 
At 12:18 PM, Blogger NG said...

I'd rather use a chair.

 

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