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File Under "B" for Blowhards

Posted by The_Chef On 2:15 PM 0 comments

So apparently according to some experts in the piping and fuel delivery business the supposed plot to "blow up JFK" would have caused collateral damage and little more.

Found here.

Hat Tip to Liberated Living for the heads up.

Typical reactionary knee-jerk reaction to the threat: "Oh my god! THOUSANDS WILL PERISH!"

Reality: "those explosions and fires are going to be fairly restricted.." (pipeline expert Richard Kuprewicz)

Typical Gov't/Media Tagteam... Assumption -> Exageration -> Fear Mongering ->Proven Wrong

Only in Van-Dam and Bruce Willis Films do pipelines blow up killing thousands.


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