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As soon as 63-year old Russell Defreitas was arrested in early June for an alleged plot to destroy JFK through fuel explosions, terror beat journalists couldn't resist their favorite hobby: telling stories about how everything in the US is at risk. The description "elderly patsy" immediately came to mind when eyeballing …

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"Portrait of the Modern Terrorist as an Idiot" by Bruce Schneier

A good read on the plot against JFK (apparently the terros weren't sure whether the were hitting the place or the man):

http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2007/06/portrait_of_the.html

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NY JFK Pipeline

In the case of Russell Defreitas, of course exploding kerosene tanks would cause some issues; but the majority of media emphasises were on the "unthinkable effect" of blowing pipeline burried under NY crowded areas. That would be if Russell Defreitas was a total genius and discovered a way to detonate kerosene without any need for oxygen as the pipe are... burried (and I'm not a NY soil specialist but I don't think the city is build on thin air).

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Iraq collapse - new WMD threat

Oh my gosh ! Are we going to have to invade it again ?

As for New York, it's not built on thin air, it's built on hot air. ;-)

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Practice makes perfect.

Yes, and you'll have to invade again and again until you get it right!

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So Technically...

... would a fart be classified as a biological weapon?

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