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Re: TX: Package bombs in Austin

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Post by jason812 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:22 pm

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krieghoff wrote:Up until after midnight there were choppers flying around overhead. All of our homes back up to the Barton Creek Greenbelt and I suppose they were giving it the eye. At 2 am my doorbell rings and it's the ATF and FBI. Going door to door interviewing residents. Said they would be back today to view security cam footage etc. We are not to try to leave as we would be turned back unless we have a police escort. Only one way in to our street. Oh well I didn't have anything planned anyway. Lived on this street for 20 years and so far its a very quiet area even though there are a few noisy liberals in the mix. Looking outside now at a group of FBI guys in the street.
Have a good day.
Since you're being held prisoner in your own home, get one of the agents to go shopping for you. I would send him/her out for a six pack, a pack of smokes, and some ammo.
And just to make it special, make sure it is an ATF agent... :lol:
That was the idea :tiphat: I don't smoke but it would be worth buying a pack just to give them the list.
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bblhd672 wrote:https://www.statesman.com/news/local/[abbreviated profanity deleted] ... bvdlO7cfK/

Hard to believe this is happening in Texas. Chicago, yes. Detroit, yes. Baltimore, yes. Not Austin.

Hope the people who are doing this are caught soon. Or at least have a premature detonation that takes them out.
i can believe it... Austin has been infested with liberals from California. It's not even part of Texas anymore if you ask me...
While that is true, it's way too early to blame the liberals on this. It maybe somebody from the bomb squad for all we know...

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Re: TX: Package bombs in Austin

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Post by Grundy1133 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:23 pm

jason812 wrote:
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jason812 wrote:
krieghoff wrote:Up until after midnight there were choppers flying around overhead. All of our homes back up to the Barton Creek Greenbelt and I suppose they were giving it the eye. At 2 am my doorbell rings and it's the ATF and FBI. Going door to door interviewing residents. Said they would be back today to view security cam footage etc. We are not to try to leave as we would be turned back unless we have a police escort. Only one way in to our street. Oh well I didn't have anything planned anyway. Lived on this street for 20 years and so far its a very quiet area even though there are a few noisy liberals in the mix. Looking outside now at a group of FBI guys in the street.
Have a good day.
Since you're being held prisoner in your own home, get one of the agents to go shopping for you. I would send him/her out for a six pack, a pack of smokes, and some ammo.
And just to make it special, make sure it is an ATF agent... :lol:
That was the idea :tiphat: I don't smoke but it would be worth buying a pack just to give them the list.
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bblhd672 wrote:https://www.statesman.com/news/local/[abbreviated profanity deleted] ... bvdlO7cfK/

Hard to believe this is happening in Texas. Chicago, yes. Detroit, yes. Baltimore, yes. Not Austin.

Hope the people who are doing this are caught soon. Or at least have a premature detonation that takes them out.
i can believe it... Austin has been infested with liberals from California. It's not even part of Texas anymore if you ask me...
While that is true, it's way too early to blame the liberals on this. It maybe somebody from the bomb squad for all we know...
yeah but based on austin's track record it wouldnt be surprising..
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Re: TX: Package bombs in Austin

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Post by krieghoff » Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:28 pm

I am on crutches due to a knee surgery but I managed to crutch my way over to the scene. Probably 25-30 white coverall guys putting out flags all over the place. Now they tell us it may be tonight before the crime scene work is over. Since I am stuck here with no way out, I think I will sort out some ammo and try the new Frankford Arsenal tumbler I just bought.
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Re: TX: Package bombs in Austin

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Post by bblhd672 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:30 pm

Grundy1133 wrote: yeah but based on austin's track record it wouldnt be surprising..
Austin has a track record of liberals planting bombs in neighborhoods? I'd like to read those articles...got any links?

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Re: TX: Package bombs in Austin

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Post by Grundy1133 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:33 pm

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Grundy1133 wrote: yeah but based on austin's track record it wouldnt be surprising..
Austin has a track record of liberals planting bombs in neighborhoods? I'd like to read those articles...got any links?
i never mentioned their track record including bombs in the mail... :nono: I didn't specify what their track record was. but i was referring to liberals doing stupid crap.
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Re: TX: Package bombs in Austin

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Post by bblhd672 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:39 pm

Grundy1133 wrote:
bblhd672 wrote:
Grundy1133 wrote: yeah but based on austin's track record it wouldnt be surprising..
Austin has a track record of liberals planting bombs in neighborhoods? I'd like to read those articles...got any links?
i never mentioned their track record including bombs in the mail... :nono: I didn't specify what their track record was. but i was referring to liberals doing stupid crap.
Lots of people do stupid crap...liberals, conservatives, libertarians.
Assigning blame to liberals just because is the same thing they do to those of us who own firearms every time there is a shooting.

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Re: TX: Package bombs in Austin

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Post by Grundy1133 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:43 pm

bblhd672 wrote:
Grundy1133 wrote:
bblhd672 wrote:
Grundy1133 wrote: yeah but based on austin's track record it wouldnt be surprising..
Austin has a track record of liberals planting bombs in neighborhoods? I'd like to read those articles...got any links?
i never mentioned their track record including bombs in the mail... :nono: I didn't specify what their track record was. but i was referring to liberals doing stupid crap.
Lots of people do stupid crap...liberals, conservatives, libertarians.
Assigning blame to liberals just because is the same thing they do to those of us who own firearms every time there is a shooting.
which is why i mentioned their track record... i feel like you just want to argue and I really don't care to entertain you so enjoy your day :thumbs2:
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Re: TX: Package bombs in Austin

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Post by bblhd672 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:49 pm

Grundy1133 wrote:
bblhd672 wrote:
Grundy1133 wrote:
bblhd672 wrote:
Grundy1133 wrote: yeah but based on austin's track record it wouldnt be surprising..
Austin has a track record of liberals planting bombs in neighborhoods? I'd like to read those articles...got any links?
i never mentioned their track record including bombs in the mail... :nono: I didn't specify what their track record was. but i was referring to liberals doing stupid crap.
Lots of people do stupid crap...liberals, conservatives, libertarians.
Assigning blame to liberals just because is the same thing they do to those of us who own firearms every time there is a shooting.
which is why i mentioned their track record... i feel like you just want to argue and I really don't care to entertain you so enjoy your day :thumbs2:
Not trying to argue, just trying to point out that making accusations against a group of people in the same way as the opposition doesn't help.

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Re: TX: Package bombs in Austin

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Post by krieghoff » Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:50 pm

Jason812 It just dawned on me what you were referring to. ATF. Getting a 6-pack, smokes and ammo. That is funny. Sorry I didn't catch that but I haven't slept and my mind is really tired. Again forgive my error in not catching the joke. It is funny.
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Re: TX: Package bombs in Austin

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Post by Grundy1133 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:53 pm

bblhd672 wrote:
Grundy1133 wrote:
bblhd672 wrote:
Grundy1133 wrote:
bblhd672 wrote:
Grundy1133 wrote: yeah but based on austin's track record it wouldnt be surprising..
Austin has a track record of liberals planting bombs in neighborhoods? I'd like to read those articles...got any links?
i never mentioned their track record including bombs in the mail... :nono: I didn't specify what their track record was. but i was referring to liberals doing stupid crap.
Lots of people do stupid crap...liberals, conservatives, libertarians.
Assigning blame to liberals just because is the same thing they do to those of us who own firearms every time there is a shooting.
which is why i mentioned their track record... i feel like you just want to argue and I really don't care to entertain you so enjoy your day :thumbs2:
Not trying to argue, just trying to point out that making accusations against a group of people in the same way as the opposition doesn't help.
i just meant that i wouldnt be surprised if it was a california transplant becuase theyve been doing a lot of stupid crap in austin lately. wasnt blaming anyone. i just wouldnt be shocked if it was someone from cali...
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Re: TX: Package bombs in Austin

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Post by bblhd672 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:37 pm

http://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/t ... 1056692545
AUSTIN (KXAN) - The latest of four bombings in the Austin area in the past 16 days has a "higher level of sophistication" than the previous three, according to an update from Austin Interim Police Chief Brian Manley.

"We are clearly dealing with what we expect to be a serial bomber at this point," Manley said.

Hours after the bombing Manley said it is "very possible" the device in Sunday night's explosion was triggered by a tripwire. In a press conference around 10 a.m., he said the device that exploded has similarities to the other explosive devices, based on preliminary results, even though it does use a more complex tripwire system. He noted in an earlier press conference that the bombs have different kinds of projectiles within them.

Two men, who are 22 and 23 years old respectively, were either riding or pushing their bicycles, when the latest bomb next to a fence exploded in the "Travis Country East" subdivision in southwest Austin around 8:32 p.m. Both men are in good condition at the hospital, according to a spokesperson for St. David's South Austin Medical Center, but do have significant injuries. The Austin Police Department confirmed both men injured in the latest bombing are white, while the other victims were black or Hispanic.

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Post by AndyC » Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:54 pm

Targeted bombs are one thing - those addressed "To Whom It May Concern" is a frightening change and *might* even indicate a copycat.
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Post by JustSomeOldGuy » Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:57 pm

AndyC wrote:Targeted bombs are one thing - those addressed "To Whom It May Concern" is a frightening change and *might* even indicate a copycat.
That thought came to me also when I heard the triggering method was different on the latest one.....or could be adaptation, or misdirection.....
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Re: TX: Package bombs in Austin

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Post by krieghoff » Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:29 pm

Well the media circus has begun. They cleared the crime scene about 9:00 and now there are more cameras, news vans,reporters etc. there than you can shake a stick at. Up until now, they could not access our street or Dawn Song Dr.so all they could do was call us. Oh well, I am tired so I am headed to bed.
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Re: TX: Package bombs in Austin

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Post by wheelgun1958 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:56 pm

krieghoff wrote:Up until after midnight there were choppers flying around overhead. All of our homes back up to the Barton Creek Greenbelt and I suppose they were giving it the eye. At 2 am my doorbell rings and it's the ATF and FBI. Going door to door interviewing residents. Said they would be back today to view security cam footage etc. We are not to try to leave as we would be turned back unless we have a police escort. Only one way in to our street. Oh well I didn't have anything planned anyway. Lived on this street for 20 years and so far its a very quiet area even though there are a few noisy liberals in the mix. Looking outside now at a group of FBI guys in the street.
Have a good day.
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