At Least 31 Killed In Brussels Bombings

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  1. Diane Lane

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    I'm sure many of y'all have already heard of this, but just in case, here's a link to the story. A suicide bombing took place at the airport, and a while later, another blast occurred at a metro station. http://abc13.com/news/at-least-31-killed-in-brussels-terror-attacks/1256806/ The local police have been warning citizens in Brussels to expect an attack. I hadn't heard that prior to reading this, but it's not surprising, in light of the recent arrests related to the Paris attacks. There are a couple of videos attached to that link I posted above. Be careful watching, I haven't viewed them, but see mention of a lot of blood.
     
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    Oh no! I hadn't heard this. I'll follow your links and put on the news. This is tragic!!
     
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    Here's another link, this one's from CNN. http://www.cnn.com/2016/03/22/europe/brussels-explosions/index.htmlhttp://www.cnn.com/2016/03/22/europe/brussels-explosions/index.html Apparently there were 3 blasts. The death toll is now at 32, with 170 or more wounded. There was also a controlled explosion at the airport, by law enforcement, when another bomb or suspected bomb was located. At least one of the explosions was a suicide bombing, outside of the security area at the airport, by the check-in counters.
     
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    Very sad and tragic but not unexpected.
     
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    This is totally no surprise. I have been following this story. This is another horrible terrorist attack. :(
     
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    unless the EU stands up and fights back many more on the way
     
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  7. Karen McKenzie

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    Europe is open season for terrorists. It is too bad good people must suffer for the actions of those who don't respect or value life. I saw this cartoon posted showing solidarity with France and Belgium...heartbreaking.

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    No one talks about the cause these refugees first they are not all from Syria they come from Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria and Africans traveling through Libya. All these countries were destroyed by the United Nations.thinking they are smarter than the peaceful people who were living in these countries..
    Whatever happened to the idea of leaving people alone.
     
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    Yes Holly, it's murder! I see they said the UK is next, omg.
     
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    yes they always say that Ruby....we are always on high alert....!!..but of course it can happen anywhere..even in the most unlikely of places..
     
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    Donald Trump is sounding smarter all the time. We must not allow them to come here.

    Mia Love was on facebook saying three Mormon Elders were among the injured.
     
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    Gone are the days when opening your doors to any stranger was a nice thing to do…now it's naive and not too bright.
     
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    back in January Trump predicted the Brussels attack

     
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  17. Gary Ridenour

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    the UK has had many attacks over the years because of an open door policy on immigration. same with France and Germany.
     
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    I read earlier today that France and Great Britain were "Tightening security at airports" because of this attack. Does that mean that security was lax before? Or are they just buzz words to make us think they are doing something?
     
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    Maybe they mean more security before you go through the security line. Today's attack happened by check in.

    Most airports dont have much security there and at the big airports there's usually lots of people in those lines.

    Sometimes There's more people in the security line than on an airplane. I'm just guessing though...
     
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    They are flying in refugees on planes without checking them out and are given money and a location to live in the US. As an American citizen you can be expected to go through hoops to get on a plane with passport. There is something rotten going on that is being hidden from everyone. They are trying to put all the industrial countries back to third world countries and to start civil war inside the countries.
     
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    a very frightening look at the expansion of Islam

     
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    One intereting news report is saying that some of the pictures that were shown on CNN and then circulated on Facebook, and other places on the internet are not actual scenes from Brussels at all.
    The report says that the pictures of people fleeing in a smoky-looking subway are actually from a different incident that happened back in 2011, and not from today's attack.
    They also said that (at least earlier) none of the actual CCTV videos had been released yet, although that has apparently happened with the pictures that we are seeing at this time.

    http://www.blacklistednews.com/CNN_...day’s_Brussels_Attacks/49975/0/38/38/Y/M.html
     
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    What can we as viewers "believe", when news media show us what "fits" the "National Agenda", as defined in secret by the Administration: additional constraint placed on Americans, based on purported "need", as evidenced by the scenes depicted, whether accurately located, or not.
    Frank
     
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    With the use of the "green screen" and other techniques, one wonders just how much of what we see on television news is real, and how much is staged.
    If you look up CNN greenscreen, or even just "greenscreen" news; you will find all kinds of youtube videos showing how the mainstream news media has used tricks to fool us into thinking we are seeing actual news scenes, or that some reporter is at the scene where news is happening, and really it is all filmed in a studio with background videos of the supposed location.
    This humorous video shows exactly how CNN filmed some of their "on scene" news from the Iraq War. Of course, that was quite a few years ago, so their methods and techniques have seriouly improved in the years since then.

     
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    Yes for more than a year now in most Russian airports everyone entering the airport is x-rayed, and have all their baggage checked, so I guess that will spread to the UK and other European airports. The problem is the outside of the airport is still vulnerable to car bombs etc., Its difficult if not impossible to make everywhere completely safe from terrorists.
     
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