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Terrorism Expert to Newsmax: Boston Blast a McVeigh-Like Attack
Newsmax (!) ^ | 4-15-2013 | Bill Hoffmann

Posted on 04/15/2013 7:26:59 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot

A renowned expert on world terrorism says the deadly blasts that rocked Boston have all the earmarks of a domestic attack — not unlike Timothy McVeigh’s 1995 truck-bomb explosion in Oklahoma City.

“It’s interesting the timing of this event,’’ Dr. Harvey Kushner told Newsmax TV’s “The Steve Malzberg Show.

“It’s Patriot’s Day, Tax Day. It’s a holiday in Boston and we’re coming up on what was the Oklahoma City bombing April 19th, and also the Battle of Lexington, which started the American Revolution.

“A lot of domestic terrorist organizations used to key in on that date, April 19. And Boston … is the center of this patriot movement and patriot feeling.’’

Kushner, author of “Holy War on the Home Front: The Secret Islamic Terror Network in the United States’’ and “The Encyclopedia of Terrorism’’ said the marathon’s prominence appears to be a factor in it being targeted.

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“Whether it’s at the hand of a domestic terrorist, or an internationally sponsored group or a wannabe, this is not good for this country because it just shows the vulnerability of this nation.

“This is not flying planes into buildings, but it’s certainly hitting America on an important day and it just shows our vulnerability.’’

He said he believed the explosions could be the work of “a McVeigh type, if I could be so bold.’’

Kushner, Chairman of the Department of Criminal Justice at Long Island University, said other large U.S. cities could now be in jeopardy.

(Excerpt) Read more at newsmax.com ...


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Pure speculation. But he's supposed to be an expert.
1 posted on 04/15/2013 7:26:59 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot
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To: Sir Napsalot

Its also Israeli Independence Day and also a time where we remember the Holocaust..but I guess thats not something these “experts” want to discuss


2 posted on 04/15/2013 7:29:02 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sir Napsalot

Not to be taken too seriously ... he’s only a rental from a no-name college.


3 posted on 04/15/2013 7:29:11 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (Gosnell - The Philadelphia Butcher created by Planned Parenthood)
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To: Sir Napsalot

What a freaking idiot.

These clowns are desperate for a pasty white bomber but it sounds like they’re going to have to wait some more.


4 posted on 04/15/2013 7:30:32 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: RetiredTexasVet

This is impressive though. The left is pulling out all of the stops pushing this right-wing terrorist angle.


5 posted on 04/15/2013 7:31:14 PM PDT by Delta Dawn
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To: Sir Napsalot

I’m not an “expert” but I see it as being more like a 60s Weather Undergroud-Like Attack.


6 posted on 04/15/2013 7:31:22 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my Bill of Rights?)
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To: Sir Napsalot; Revolting cat!
"We're coming up on April 19th, and Hitler's birthday and ALIENS!"


7 posted on 04/15/2013 7:31:26 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Sir Napsalot

It’s also close to the 65th anniversary of the founding of modern Israel. The Muzzies tend to have an itch about that.


8 posted on 04/15/2013 7:31:36 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: Delta Dawn
This is impressive though. The left is pulling out all of the stops pushing this right-wing terrorist angle.

Yep. Sh!theel Stalinists using the old Saul Alinsky playbook.

9 posted on 04/15/2013 7:32:11 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Sir Napsalot
No....McVeigh and the first hit on the Towers were similar.

This is a crowd....not a building and I think this is a rather large group...maybe 9 perps.

10 posted on 04/15/2013 7:33:34 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sir Napsalot

Ok, the next person says “But I slept in a Holiday Inn Express” wins the prize.


11 posted on 04/15/2013 7:33:45 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Moron. Tim targeted a government building.

The Twin Towers were civilian targets.

It’s not the 19th...

Stretching your premise like that shows AGENDA.


12 posted on 04/15/2013 7:34:19 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Thanks to the boy emperor, we are all Israelis now.


13 posted on 04/15/2013 7:34:24 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,)
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To: Sir Napsalot
hitler's birthday is in there somewhere.

The reality is that it's frequently the first really warm week of the year ~ and they can get out and do this stuff.

Mad bombers aren't necessarily anniversary driven, although professional mad bombers will try to hit a significant holiday or other celebratory time just to rub our noses in it.

With HSD wasting a lot of time looking over purchases of fertilizer and motor oil, the professional terrorists have to resort to more symbolic, but certainly still deadly, old fashioned black powder bombs.

14 posted on 04/15/2013 7:34:25 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: ScottinVA

In the Jewish calendar today is the 5th of Iyar, so it is exactly the 65th anniversary of the Israeli declaration of independence.


15 posted on 04/15/2013 7:35:40 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Actually, in Israel, everyone walks around with guns..when I was there..you walk freely around the country and see armed guards and soldiers with guns..you would never see that here, because remember, according to the left guns are evil evil evil


16 posted on 04/15/2013 7:36:22 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sacajaweau

McVeigh wasn’t nearly as right wing as the left painted him. I’ve read some of his little manifestos and in most respects he would have fit in with Klan Pink quite nicely.


17 posted on 04/15/2013 7:36:24 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Delta Dawn

I expected even more of them coming out of the woodwork blaming the Tea Party or Conservatives. Just sling crap like they did in Arizona expecting that at least 40% to 50% of their voter base would believe it long after it was shown otherwise. I guarantee that a good percentage of the low brain function Progressive crowd to this day will state that the shooter was a Tea Party member.


18 posted on 04/15/2013 7:37:00 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (Gosnell - The Philadelphia Butcher created by Planned Parenthood)
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To: Sir Napsalot; a fool in paradise
"A lot of domestic terrorist organizations"

A lot? Name two perfessor!

19 posted on 04/15/2013 7:37:16 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: muawiyah
Not an expert, but wouldn't “old fashioned black powder” be on the radar screen, too?

Fertilizer and other stuff was used as alternative, because old fashioned black powder was heavily monitored/regulated?

20 posted on 04/15/2013 7:39:02 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: muawiyah

Hitler’s birthday is 4/20...same as International smoke weed day.


21 posted on 04/15/2013 7:39:37 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: wideawake

Thanks for that information.

I did not know.


22 posted on 04/15/2013 7:40:23 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Sir Napsalot

But the OKC attack was anti-government. Blowing up spectators at a marathon just doesn’t make sense (from the terrorists perspective.). What does this accomplish? These victims were not government workers or part of the 1% or necessarily of any common mindset (except they liked running.)

I can understand why the Taliban use IEDs against the US. They see us as occupiers.

The only “target” here is Americans.


23 posted on 04/15/2013 7:42:15 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care?)
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To: Sir Napsalot
Ok, the next person says “But I slept in a Holiday Inn Express” wins the prize.

How about "I slept with a Holiday Inn hostess" ?

24 posted on 04/15/2013 7:42:17 PM PDT by NutCrackerBoy
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To: Sir Napsalot

All the earmarks of a domestic attack, with the exceptions of the perpetrator being a Saudi-national, Al Queda, foreign born, illegal-who-overstay-his-student-visa. But, in all other respects, a domestic terrorist attack.


25 posted on 04/15/2013 7:42:36 PM PDT by kevao (.)
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To: RetiredTexasVet

The media completely ignored the bomb that was mailed to Joe Arpaio last week. Any wagers that it came from the Left of the aisle or possibly someone with a heart-on for our neighbors South of the border?


26 posted on 04/15/2013 7:43:33 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Dead Corpse

Excellent point. BTW, I hear the explosive used was professional grade, more typical of foreign sourced terror groups. Quite a Gao between that and a truckload of fertilizer. Did this “expert” consider this critical detail? Or would such an omission reflect intentional propaganda? See, I think we have to stop calling it an agenda. Everybody’s got an agenda. Only the pros use systematic disinformation.


27 posted on 04/15/2013 7:43:46 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: Sir Napsalot
Sorry, but if the 20 year old Saudi national in the hospital with severe burns was running to the nearest hospital instead of getting tackled by a civilian because he involved in this bombing, THEN I'll believe this guy.

The other guy they're looking for was in all black clothes and tried to enter a restricted area with a backpack on then was turned away.. Possibly a foreign accent. Hopefully, he's on video or photo somewhere.

It also appears that ball bearings were the shrapnel used.

28 posted on 04/15/2013 7:43:54 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: Springfield Reformer

Gao = gap

Droid’s fault ...


29 posted on 04/15/2013 7:45:05 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: cripplecreek
He may be on to something. The McVeigh bombing may have been cooked up by FBI operatives as a false flag to break up the momentum of the Michigan Militia. There is speculation that the OKC bombing was a sting operation that went awry (similar to Fast & Furious)

The FBI and CIA and now maybe DHS often whip up entrapment schemes, lead on and plant ideas in certain peoples heads who are crazed and impressionable in order to make a bust, they even go so far as to supply materials and weapons, but soemtimes it goes too far. We see it in the news from time to time.

Every time something like this happens the people are punished with more tyrannical control

30 posted on 04/15/2013 7:46:34 PM PDT by KTM rider ( Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb)
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To: a fool in paradise

The leftists are attempting to divert attention from themselves


31 posted on 04/15/2013 7:47:09 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Sir Napsalot

So it was some ditto head who listen to Rush, like OKC. / sarc


32 posted on 04/15/2013 7:50:18 PM PDT by JaguarXKE (Welcome to the new America.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Has anyone ever considered that some of these terrorist attacks may have been perpetrated by the government in order to terrorize the people into submission and control ? [/waco conspiracy strait jacket]


33 posted on 04/15/2013 7:50:45 PM PDT by KTM rider ( Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb)
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To: muawiyah

Earlier tonight, Mark Levin played an audio clip of some hack-analyst on CNN talking about how this attack had the signs of an Al Queda “and other right-wing attacks.” LMAO! Trying to equate Al Queda with “right wing.”


34 posted on 04/15/2013 7:51:15 PM PDT by kevao (.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

An expert who doesn’t even know that McVeigh couldn’t build a bomb to save his life until Abu Sayef taught Terry Nichols in Cebu.

So I guess he’s right in that regard... the attacks were similar since all of the bombs were made by musloids.


35 posted on 04/15/2013 7:53:05 PM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

black powder has a simple recipe contained in every dictionary. there’s nothing suspicious about any of the ingredients.


36 posted on 04/15/2013 7:56:14 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Sir Napsalot

“It’s interesting the timing of this event,’’

Yeah ironic that it happened on all those days, never mind it was also the day of the Boston Marathon.

good grief these people are idiots.

tar and feathers needs to make a comeback


37 posted on 04/15/2013 7:59:06 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: EEGator

4/20!!!!!!!!!!! Weed day not Hitler day!


38 posted on 04/15/2013 7:59:11 PM PDT by crazydad (Obamamohamed is a traitor)
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To: Sir Napsalot

The third suspect is an Iraqi security operative that works for Saddam Hussein?


39 posted on 04/15/2013 8:00:58 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Studies point to.....experts say....

Blah, blah, blah....

I get better guesses from a Oija Board ..... Or a Magic Eight Ball...


40 posted on 04/15/2013 8:03:00 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Sir Napsalot

IMO, they seem like a hastily planned and executed jihadist attack in retalliation for the children that obama killed last week. and you can bet they’ll try like hell to cover that reality up if it turns out to be the case. This wasn’t domestic.


41 posted on 04/15/2013 8:05:42 PM PDT by RC one (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Sir Napsalot
April 15 RMS Titanic sunk. Need I say more?
42 posted on 04/15/2013 8:06:58 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (I think, therefore I am what I yam, and that's all I yam - "Popeye" Descartes)
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To: Sir Napsalot
“a McVeigh type, if I could be so bold"

What a crock! Trying to pin this on some radical 'conservative' (as they attempted to make McVeigh) is exactly what liberals want to do.

It's far more likely to be a Muslim associate - just the type that liberals love to make nice with.

43 posted on 04/15/2013 8:07:10 PM PDT by Ron C.
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To: Sir Napsalot
Kushner, Chairman of the Department of Criminal Justice at Long Island University

Long Island University? LOL

Loser- Big Loser

44 posted on 04/15/2013 8:08:29 PM PDT by ladyjane (For the first time in my life I am not proud of my country.)
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To: Oztrich Boy; a fool in paradise
April 15 RMS Titanic sunk.

You're onto something. This coulda been a revenge of those who had to undergo the torture of watching the movie!

45 posted on 04/15/2013 8:09:22 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Sacajaweau

Yes I was thinking the same thing this is a large sophisticated cell that wanted to kill American children. This is Jihadi....


46 posted on 04/15/2013 8:10:00 PM PDT by Blackirish (Forward Comrades!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

I’m telling you THE BABY KILLERS DID IT!!!!!


47 posted on 04/15/2013 8:11:24 PM PDT by oldenuff2no
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To: Sir Napsalot
The tipoff was use of multiple smaller bombs. An American would have gone for a single bigger explosion, plus a local boy would have spent some time in a rural area developing the local ties to get some explosives for stump-blowing.

Foreign jihadis would have more explosives too, so my money is on 1-3 local jihadis.

48 posted on 04/15/2013 8:13:35 PM PDT by Thud
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To: crazydad

49 posted on 04/15/2013 8:15:31 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Sir Napsalot
Funny. It looked a LOT like the London 2005 bombings.

But what do I know.

50 posted on 04/15/2013 8:16:04 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Promotional Fee Paid for by "Ouchies" The Sharp, Prickly Toy You Bathe With!)
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