July 17, 2007

Love Field Terror Suspect Arrested ... Again

Aisha Abdul-Rahman HamadKimberlyalHamsi.jpgKimberly "Asma" Al-Homsi is in the news again, this time arrested after a "domestic disturbance" call was made and a six hour a standoff with the police. But alls well that ends well: the cops used the taser on her.

You'll recall that she has previously been questioned by the FBI after she and Aisha Abdul-Rahman Hamad were spotted near Southwest Airline's main hub at Dallas Love Field in what appeared to be a "dry run" to some. She had also been arrested previously for making threats with a fake handgrenade. After the two incidents she claimed the authorities were harassing her because she was dressed in traditional Muslim garb.

I'm sure the police are just out to get another Muslim. I mean, isn't that what they do?

Oh, did I mention the police found four explosive devices in her home?

The two also go to the same mosque that is associated with the Holy Land
Foundation, which was a money laundering scam for terrorists.

WFAA:

Before the day ended, Arlington police had negotiated a six-hour standoff, their robot had been shot at with a paintball gun, and they had called in a bomb squad over four potentially explosive devices.

Kimberly Al-Homsi called 911 about 12:40 a.m. Monday. She said her friend, Aisha Hamad, had threatened her with a knife....

Police say that Monday morning, when an officer came to the door, Ms. Hamad threatened to shoot him. She told him the only way she would leave was in a body bag.

So began the standoff, during which she fired a paintball gun at a tactical robot and missed, police say, and at the end of which a negotiator persuaded her to come out peacefully. Once outside, Ms. Hamad, 50, fought with them while they tried to handcuff her, police say, so they used a Taser on her....

Meanwhile, police searched the home on Wembley Road and found four explosive devices, one of which was sitting on a bedroom table....

"We do not know whether they would function as [explosive] devices until we have time to study them and look at them and test the materials," Mr. Lea said. "I can tell you this; there wasn't anything in there that would have blown her house to pieces."

That's cryptic. What could be characterized as an explosive but not be all that dangerous?

Anyway, Schlussel thinks they're lesbians--the bad kind. I have no idea where that idea comes from other than you have two butch chicks living together and threatening each other. Maybe the police found explosive vibrators?

If its just a guess of Debbie's, then why not just assume that the two are the polygamous wives of the same husband. Don't laugh, I've seen it before. Okay, feel free to laugh.....

Anyway, parting thought: crazy and terrorist wannabes are not mutually exclusive choices.

Hat Tip: JarvisW

UPDATE: Debbie clarifies to me in an e-mail that she interprets the report that the two are "domestic partners" as lesbians. So, maybe the exploding vibrator hypothesis I had isn't so far off the mark?

Previously: Terrorism at Love Field?

By Rusty Shackleford, Ph.D. at 10:21 AM | Comments |