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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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To: Thud

Yep...large cell also at least 8-10. I bet none of these lefties aching to blame it on the tea party wouldn’t take you up on your bet.


51 posted on 04/15/2013 8:16:35 PM PDT by Blackirish (Forward Comrades!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Dead Corpse

Did you happen to notice the media airing the democrip proposition that we must give up some of our rights to be safer, BEFORE this latest suspicious bombing?


52 posted on 04/15/2013 8:21:17 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Is that because people who think the military planted a chip in their head always hate marathon runners ?


53 posted on 04/15/2013 8:21:49 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: Sir Napsalot
I have some other theories:

Today is the day President Lincoln died, I'm sure this bombing was the work of a Confederate patriot.

Today was the day that Jackie Robinson first played in a Major League Baseball game, I'm sure this was the work of a racist Klansman.

Today is the anniversary of Pol Pot's death, I'm sure this was the work of someone against the Vietnam War.

Oh yea, and we're coming up on the date of the Waco Massacre (even though it's not until February, it's still coming up)

See how easy this is when you can just make shit up?

54 posted on 04/15/2013 8:23:15 PM PDT by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: Blackirish

At the sake of being berated I will make a comment. First these idiots out in the media trying to make this a Right Wind conspiracy issue are idiots as we all know. What I will admit to is that I had concerns when I heard about what happened. My instinct is its Muslim extremists. However the timing of April 15th Patriots Day etc.. did give me pause to hope it wasn’t some crazy person or group that was upset over the current assault on our rights. I also thought through the process of maybe it was a left wing plot to try to frame the right wing.

Bottom line, I understand people, especially liberals, thinking it could be a right wing group, you just should not go on the air waves stirring the flames. I would also be tempted to jump to the conclusion that a leftist could be behind a terror attack if it happend on Lenin’s birthday, or an Iraqi attack if it happened on the day of Saddam’s execution.

Bottom line we need to find who did it and put the hammer down no matter who it turns out to be who did it!


55 posted on 04/15/2013 8:24:24 PM PDT by shoedog
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To: Sir Napsalot

Remember the Atlanta bombing? How the Clintons blamed the wrong man.


56 posted on 04/15/2013 8:26:31 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: freekitty
I was wondering today if anyone has ever been prosecuted for that bombing which is eerily similar to today's bombing.
57 posted on 04/15/2013 8:29:53 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

If only the liberals could capture McVey’s ghost. All these years liberals are demonizing vets as enemies of the State and yet no vet has come forward to take up McVey’s cause.

McVey was working with Islamists.


58 posted on 04/15/2013 8:42:28 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear

I agree. Al Qaeda likes using multiple bombs and teams, the later of which this clearly required. A large team of ‘home grown’ terrorists would have been ratted out because everyone else speaks English too.


59 posted on 04/15/2013 8:48:16 PM PDT by sunrise_sunset
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To: All

The ‘experts’ are missing a few ‘connections’ to blame it on.

Today is the Anniversary of Kim Il Sung’s Birth.

The newest Li’l Kim has declared it a national holiday and is passing out presents to the peasants. Since he knows he can’t really nuke the USA, he has decided to give presents to Boston; Exploding backpacks..

......................

But the biggest connection that the left has failed to make:

Today is April 15th.

There is an A and an R in April.

AR-15.
AR-15 is an ugly black rifle with big ammunition ‘clips’;

Ergo: The NRA did it.


60 posted on 04/15/2013 8:52:06 PM PDT by LegendHasIt
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To: shoedog

Still...large sofisticated cell. Well funded. Multiple bombs. Designed to inflict terror on civilians ..it’s what Al Quida does. From London to Madrid to Baghdad.....hundreds times.


61 posted on 04/15/2013 9:17:05 PM PDT by Blackirish (Forward Comrades!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Of course, it COULD be a McVeigh type. But these explosions were so tiny they ain’t nothin’ near what McVeigh did.


62 posted on 04/15/2013 9:27:47 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Dead Corpse

I don’t guess we could expect him to go on TV and say “I have no idea who the hell did it.” And he sure ain’t gonna’ say it’s probably muslims. So that only leaves him with one choice.


63 posted on 04/15/2013 9:29:46 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: MHGinTN

I am not sure.


64 posted on 04/15/2013 9:36:29 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Mick Jagger and I share the same Birthday. I guess that makes me a Rolling Stone, according to the Experts of course.


65 posted on 04/15/2013 9:40:01 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Compliance with Tyranny is Treason...)
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To: Blackirish
I was just thinking about that angle. 19 children were killed in the OKC bombing so whatever message McVeigh wanted to send was lost to all with more than one brain cell. Boston bombing would have to have been done by a group who didn't care what message was sent and is pre insulated to public criticism by the MSM. Only one group come to mind.
66 posted on 04/15/2013 9:53:31 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Sir Napsalot; All

Surprised no one has blamed it on George Zimmerman yet


67 posted on 04/15/2013 10:05:04 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Sir Napsalot

If he’s right we’ll give him a medal or something but I don’t believe it for one minute. Maybe he’s one of those Dems blaming it on right wing homegrown terrorists.


68 posted on 04/15/2013 10:51:06 PM PDT by tinamina
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To: Sir Napsalot
He said he believed the explosions could be the work of “a McVeigh type, if I could be so bold.’’

I ball-bearing packed IED has nothing to do with a McVeigh-style attack.

If *I* may be so bold.

69 posted on 04/15/2013 11:04:43 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Obama's vision - No Job is a Good Job)
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To: MHGinTN
I was wondering today if anyone has ever been prosecuted for that bombing which is eerily similar to today's bombing.

That would be Eric Robert Rudolph, who eluded capture for more than five years by "by camping in the woods, gathering acorns and salamanders, pilfering vegetables from gardens, stealing grain from a grain silo, and raiding dumpsters in a nearby town".

He currently resides in very indoor circumstances in Florence, Colorado, doing life x 5 (3 for the Olympic Park bombing + 2 for killing a cop).

70 posted on 04/15/2013 11:38:32 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: cynwoody

Thanks, I had forgotten that one.


71 posted on 04/15/2013 11:49:19 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: MHGinTN

Yeah... Noticed that.

I don’t believe in coincidences.


72 posted on 04/16/2013 5:59:37 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: VerySadAmerican

These were designed to do one thing; Inflict casualties.

Not kill. Hurt. Main. Mangle. A dead body doesn’t move. A still living victim bleeds and cries.

This was a terror strike. Exactly the kind you’d expect to see in the Middle East. Right down to the methodology.

This leaves us two possible scenarios... Either an Al Queda group took a whack at us, or someone with intimate, investigation level, detailed knowledge of AQ methodology wants us to think it was an AQ attack.

One points to a failure of this Administration to do it’s job, the other to a False Flag event to drive us deeper into a full on surveillance society.

Paranoid? Maybe. But I put nothing past this Regime. Not after Fast and Furious, Bengahzi, Operation Castaway, and the fact of having a major gun control vote this week and needing everyone looking elsewhere...


73 posted on 04/16/2013 6:05:35 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: Dead Corpse

where was Bill Ayers?


74 posted on 04/16/2013 6:05:59 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Sir Napsalot

What a dope. This doesn’t have any resemblance whatsoever to the OK City bombing.


75 posted on 04/16/2013 6:08:55 AM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: GeronL

Teaching a class on converting folks from Capitalism to Communism...


76 posted on 04/16/2013 6:09:33 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: dforest

Of course not. This is their attempt to “build the narrative”. Not from facts as the investigation evolves, but from a preconceived meme...


77 posted on 04/16/2013 6:10:31 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: Dead Corpse

>>> Fast and Furious, Bengahzi, Operation Castaway, and the fact of having a major gun control vote this week and needing everyone looking elsewhere...

(1) Thanks, I didn’t know ‘Operation Castaway’

(2) Not only gun control vote, the > 1,500 page Amnesty bill set to be released Wed


78 posted on 04/16/2013 6:23:29 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Honduran drug lords, Zeta’s, and PLO terror groups.

This pResident has some interesting friends.


79 posted on 04/16/2013 6:26:17 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: Sir Napsalot
>> set to be released Wed Tue

My Bad!

80 posted on 04/16/2013 6:33:04 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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