What Happened In Norman?!?!

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    What Happened In Norman?!?!


    http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/200....ap/index.html

    I had drill all weekend and this is the first I've heard of this. Anyone have any further input?

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    Why yes I do. Some engineering major killed himself just a little ways from the stadium. I guess he just strapped a bomb to himself and walked to the middle of campus. What strikes me as odd is that they found a 2nd bomb and had to detonate that, now why in the hell would you make a 2nd bomb to kill yourself? Was it his failsafe?

    I was at the game when it went off and I thought it was thunder but I didn't think anything else of it. When I left I walked home and found out. The guy lived up the road and they blocked that section off and I believe that they found another bomb, but I'm not sure on that.

    As far as I know this wasn't terrorist related, just a very disturbed young man.
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    thanks
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    There has been suprisingly little public discussion of one of Homeland security's biggest concerns, the 50 to 60 college football games each weekend. A nationwide televised attack on 100,000 people from an aerial bomb or three is a real threat.

    Anyone remember the '70s movie "Black Sunday"?, they don't show that one on TV anymore.
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    We used to get contracted out for stadium security. I think the stadiums are pretty secure from what I witnessed, but I do think the tailgating and block parties would be no problem at all to hit.
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    Stadium security is oriented and effective for stopping the lone gunman, but without sniffing every spectator, you can't stop the strapon suicide bomber. I have yet to hear of a SAM battery near a stadium avaliable to kill a fast low flying plane. Jet Fighters are on standby for interception, but I doubt they can get to a good pilot in time.

    The threat from Al-Q is overrated anyway, if they were as dangerous as some would have people believe, they would be hitting us regularly, the politics of control through fear.
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    Um, wow. Looks like this guy tried to get into the stadium at 3 different gates and was denied each time. Loads of Jihadist material were stashed away in his dorm. That's a bit scary...
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