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Low Tech Terror on the Grid
American Spectator, by Jed Babbin

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 2/10/2014 5:31:18 AM

Sometime before April 16, 2013, one or more people scouted the Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s high-voltage Metcalf substation off Highway 101 near San Jose, California. They went around the unmanned power station at a range of 40-60 yards, marking places from which the transformers’ cooling fins were clearly visible through the chain-link fence with piles of stones. According to a Wall Street Journal report last week, at about 1 a.m. on that April 16, someone cut the telephone lines going to the substation’s location in a manner calculated to be hard to repair. Within about another thirty minutes, shooters took

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: 4freedom, 2/10/2014 8:02:05 AM     (No. 9726352)

So what are we going to do now post military around all power switching stations? I´m convinced this is a result of open borders that the progressives are pushing so hard for, this would be one way to bring the nation down, all part of their devious plan.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: canuckchopper, 2/10/2014 10:09:02 AM     (No. 9726519)

Let it be known that if there are more such attacks, we will eliminate electricity in Iran just to start - Pakistan, and other countries are on the list.

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