Friday, September 30, 2011

Thank you, jackass!

  Now some loser jackass is trying to use my hobby as a jihad weapon! 
Just after 9/11/2001 the paranoid Republican controlled government started over regulating model rocket engines of over 62 grams.  I can't even see the logic there. The 9/11 terrorists used commercial aircraft to destroy the World Trade Center, not model rockets or planes.
 Now this brainless loser has come up with a plan to load 5 pounds of C4 explosive into 5 high speed model planes and fly them into the Pentagon, Capital and some bridge(s) over the Potomac River. 
  If he really wanted to damage one of those targets, he should wear the 25 pounds of C4 he bought and blow himself up like all good delusional terrorists.
  It only takes one dummy to ruin something the rest of us enjoy doing safely.
I hope Johnny Jihad's actions don't mean regulations in the sale of r/c planes.
If our idiot lawmakers would regulate C4 more closely, then maybe the rest of us can still enjoy our hobby of flying model aircraft.

A large remote controlled aircraft similar to what the department says
suspect Rezwan Ferdaus plotted to fill with C-4 plastic explosives to
use in an attack of the Pentagon and U.S. Capital.
Here is a good video showing how model aircraft are constructed
and why it would be foolish to even try to use them for harm

* * * U P D A T E * * *

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man accused of plotting to fly remote-controlled model planes packed with explosives into the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol was asked to leave a Boston mosque because of his radical views.

An official with the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center says Rezwan Ferdaus of Ashland was suspected of admiring al-Qaida and criticized the mosque's participation in interfaith efforts and politics.

Atif Harden, director of institutional advancement at the mosque, tells The Boston Globe that Ferdaus disapproved of the mosque's policies that allowed men and women to eat together in its cafe and was hostile toward women he thought dressed inappropriately or who talked to men.

Harden called Ferdaus "very disaffected, very disturbed. Just a bitter, angry guy."

The 26-year-old U.S. citizen was arrested Wednesday.
Information from: The Boston Globe,

Why the hell didn't they inform the authorities if they knew he "was suspected of admiring al-Qaida"?? 

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Lincoln County Apple Festival getting underway.
Vendors are here and setting up their stuff.
EMS, Police, Fire and National Guard ready to assist if needed.
Temperature is 54 and cloudy.  Looks like the start of a good one.

Lincoln County Apple Festival

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