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Posted on Feb 18, 2007

A series of explosions around the world has killed more than 120 people. A train bombing in northern India left at least 64 people dead, while three car bombs in Baghdad—the bloodiest violence since a security crackdown began—killed more than 60 and injured at least 131. A bomb also exploded at a McDonald’s in St. Petersburg, Russia, in an act of “hooliganism,” according to police. There was no indication that each nation’s violence was related to the explosions in the other countries.


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India:

At least 64 people have been killed in a series of explosions and a fire on a Pakistan-bound train in the northern Indian state of Haryana, officials say.

Passengers reported hearing two blasts as the train passed near Panipat, about 80km (50 miles) north of Delhi.

The train - the Samjhauta Express - was part of a service taking passengers from Delhi to Lahore in Pakistan.

Iraq:

More than 60 people have been killed and 131 injured in three car bombs in Shia districts of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, police sources have said.

Twin blasts hit a market in the New Baghdad area, killing 60 people. Two more people died in another blast in Sadr City.

The attacks are the deadliest since a joint US-Iraqi security offensive was launched on Wednesday.

Russia:

An explosion at a McDonald’s restaurant in the Russian city of St Petersburg has slightly injured six people with concussion and cuts from flying glass.

The cause of the blast was unclear, but police said their initial information suggested that it was caused by “an explosive device”.

However, they said they were treating the incident as “hooliganism” rather than terrorism.


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    By Jeff Badura, February 28, 2007 at 11:04 am Link to this comment
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    dear Jackie T. Gabel i don’t mean to constantly ridicule you ??? you seam like a intelligent person? i went to your web site!!  but when accusations like these and statements like these are made, you need documentation and proof of what your saying??? if you were to provide me with proof!! not some other whacked out web site with the same observations but no proof !!  but hard proof !! than i would whole heartingly agree and support your views!!
      if Bush was sending our soldiers to die for his personnel benefit and profit i would be the first one to say investigate and try him for crimes of high treason !! but looking at the world in its historical context, and being a follower of human history !! that is simply not the case !! i mean your really off base if you cant see the threat posed to us by radical Islam ??? just listen to there own words?? and see there own deeds??? how can you blame Bush for that ??  i cant help but think you guys (not just you ) are just horrible wrong !!! sorry !!............    show me the proof .................illgramaticus knee o’kaun

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    By Jackie T. Gabel, February 28, 2007 at 2:27 am Link to this comment
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    RE: Comment #55410 by Jeff Badura  on  2/26  at  9:36 am — “NWO means “new world order”

    >>> New World Oligarchy

    It’s no mystery, and it’s not an “organization,” except that most of these ultra-elite do manage to get together from time to time to discuss what they want…you know, like the families, why fight when they can work together?

    RE: Comment #55410 by Jeff Badura  on  2/26  at  9:36 am —let the Islamic fascists have there way!! the logical end would be one of our cities nuked in yes maybe 10, 20, or 30 yrs !!!”

    >>> La, La…Fantasy ???

    That’s exactly the myth that the NWO has so carefully cultivated, and you’ve swallowed, hook, line and sinker.

    Go, Jeff, give your guts, your kids guts, your grandkids blood and guts and all your nieces and nephews bodies and souls to the meat grinder the Straussian, neocon operatives of the NWO, driven by Nietzcshien craving for endless war, have envisioned for you. Do it in the spirit of red-white-and-blue patriotism. That’s all been worked out. And when yours and your progeny’s hair, teeth and flesh is rotting off your bones from depleted uranium poisoning, just keep the myth of the flag before your eyes so as not to feel totally used, as you have been. And believe me when I say, I really and truly do feel for your plight. Nobody should be used up in that way; never, ever. Nobody’s patriotism and love of country should be so abused as the NWO as abused the dedicated American soldiers, their families and their loved ones.

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    By Jeff Badura, February 26, 2007 at 10:36 am Link to this comment
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    Jackie says “there’s no end to this, as NWO operatives expand their agenda to terrorize the entire world. It’s been going on for decades and now their really getting desperate — the petro-arms-drugs dollar is collapsing — all they have to sell is “protection,” and the sales stick is the same ol’ - same ol’ — look for Black Water to be the primary contractor for most of this. Investigate them now! Investigate them all!”
       
        I’m assuming that NWO means “new world order”  hey buddy? that a slogan used once or twice after the cold war and before the gulf war to describe what could be,  its not an actual organization, that sits around to plot world conquest ??? you watch too many episodes of the X-files ???
      do you drive ??? if so your part of the petro-conspiracy too !!
      as far as decades goes ??? yes, we have to try to see in the future and prevent disasters from taking place !!! if you guys got your way, and the USA retreated from the globe, and let the Islamic fascists have there way!! the logical end would be one of our cities nuked in yes maybe 10, 20, or 30 yrs !!! so, us responsible members of the country, who live in reality, not liberal la la land, are looking out for the future !!! to prevent horrors from happening and to do whats right by our children and grand children !!  whether the “nut-roots” approves or not !!

    illgramaticus knee o’kaun

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    By Jackie T. Gabel, February 25, 2007 at 11:09 am Link to this comment
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    RE: Comment #54407 by Jeff Badura  on  2/19  at  4:06 pm — “not one comment yet ??? no surprise !! the posters in these parts are too willing to condemn the USA as fascist or Nazis as right wing religious zealots ??  but stories like the one above show all that we are at war that some wish to kill us that in 10, 20, 30, yrs from now if we continue to argue amongst ourselves and allow the bad guys to grow in strength than”

    >>>couldn’t let that one go, now could we “???”

    “...10, 20, 30, yrs — there’s no end to this, as NWO operatives expand their agenda to terrorize the entire world. It’s been going on for decades and now their really getting desperate — the petro-arms-drugs dollar is collapsing — all they have to sell is “protection,” and the sales stick is the same ol’ - same ol’ — look for Black Water to be the primary contractor for most of this. Investigate them now! Investigate them all!

    Support 911Truth - End War Of Terror

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    By Jeff Badura, February 20, 2007 at 11:53 am Link to this comment
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    thanks for the advise, chuck I, but im way ahead of you!! i email all, and call all politicians!! demanding the bombing of Iran ASAP and the expansion of the “War on Terror”!!!

    from the SoapBox of Da IllGramaticus KneeO’Kaun

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    By Jeff Badura, February 19, 2007 at 5:06 pm Link to this comment
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    not one comment yet ??? no surprise !! the posters in these parts are too willing to condemn the USA as fascist or Nazis as right wing religious zealots ??  but stories like the one above show all that we are at war that some wish to kill us that in 10, 20, 30, yrs from now if we continue to argue amongst ourselves and allow the bad guys to grow in strength than 9/11 will look like a Holiday compared to all of Manhattan or Wash DC, San.Fran.or Las Vegas going up in a “Mushroom Cloud” cause we all are too stupid to read the tea leaves and do somin’ about it !!!  wake up libs the Islamic Extremist’s hate you most of all !!! and you guys will be the first targeted !!! and us KneeO’Kauns are hated by you? for wanting to protect you ??? ironic isn’t it !!!

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    By Quy Tran, February 19, 2007 at 2:00 pm Link to this comment
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    The whole world is less safer than before since Bush/Cheney jumped into their damned thrones.

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    By chuck I, February 19, 2007 at 1:29 pm Link to this comment
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    We must give Iraq financial assistance for what they need & we must start a phased withdrawl from Iraq now. We are not helping in this daily bloodbath of a civil war.  Just today, Monday, they attacked one of our bases and killed two GI’s & wounded 17 Americans.

    What else as to happen to show that we DON’T BELONG IN IRAQ. (PERIOD)

    I hjust E-mailed the White house about how I feel. Perhaps more of you should: comments @ whitehouse.gov!!!

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