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  •  It matters. I jumped to right conclusion in '95 (3+ / 0-)
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    WB Reeves, the good witch, JeffW

    My boss  was a New York pol with designs on the Governor's mansion. I saw the first reports of the blast in Oklahoma City and mentioned it. My boss said something about the "Towelheads". I replied that I didn't think the Towelheads know where Okla City is...that I would be surprised if it was Arab terrorism. I remembered the story on NPR earlier in the morning about the Waco anniversary. I made the predictive leap right then and there, because 2 + 2 = 4.

    18 year later -- still....2+2=4.

    Coming Soon -- to an Internet connection near you: Armisticeproject.org

    by FischFry on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 09:50:11 PM PDT

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    •  I do not think this bombing is foreign in nature (0+ / 0-)

      either, it was Patriot's day in Boston, a good place to start the second American revolution.  Just conjecture but few foreigners would actually be aware of that fact.

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