TX: Governor Abbott thankful he doesn't know how to properly open packages

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TX: Governor Abbott thankful he doesn't know how to properly open packages

Postby ELB » Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:14 pm

According to the six-count indictment, 46-year-old Julia Poff mailed explosives to Governor Greg Abbott, President Barack Obama and Commissioner of the Social Security Administration Carolyn Colvin on Oct. 12, 2016.

Other court documents say Gov. Abbott opened the package, but it failed to explode because he didn't open it right. If opened correctly, documents say "it could've caused severe burns and death."


This happened on 12 Oct 2016. Never heard a word about it until now. Odd. And unless the guv fired DPS as his security, I think they have some 'splaining to do.

http://www.khou.com/mobile/article/news ... scroll=502

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Re: TX: Governor Abbott thankful he doesn't know how to properly open packages

Postby SewTexas » Thu Nov 23, 2017 5:04 pm

this is where I just read it.
first thought, it reads like a CSI plot.
second thought, why is Abbott opening his own mail.
somewhere in there was....this woman has some problems.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2017/11/23/woman-charged-with-mailing-explosives-to-obama-and-greg-abbott-the-texas-governor-opened-his/?utm_term=.e88b701d4c07
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Re: TX: Governor Abbott thankful he doesn't know how to properly open packages

Postby C-dub » Thu Nov 23, 2017 5:05 pm

Eh. Folks open packages and envelopes differently that expected sometimes. My typical method of opening envelopes is to either tear off or cut off the end and then slide the contents out rather than the long top where it was folded over and sealed.

I wouldn't say he opened it improperly. He just opened it differently than expected.
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Re: TX: Governor Abbott thankful he doesn't know how to properly open packages

Postby ELB » Thu Nov 23, 2017 5:18 pm

Alas, irony fails.

Also, yes it's interesting that the Gov opens his own mail. Maybe not after 12 Oct 2016 tho.
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Re: TX: Governor Abbott thankful he doesn't know how to properly open packages

Postby oohrah » Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:49 pm

something very fishy
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