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CNN: Pressure Cooker Bomb 'Right-Wing' Signature
Breibart - Big Journalism ^ | 4-17-2013 | Lee Stranahan

Posted on 04/17/2013 5:47:18 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot

An article published on CNN's website makes an unproven claim that pressure cooker bombs like the ones used at the Boston Marathon terror attack are a 'signature' of 'right-wing extremists.' The article was co-written by Jennifer Roland and Peter Bergen. Bergen is the CNN ananlyst made the claim that right-wing extremists could be behind the bombing less than two hours after it took place.

The article says (emphasis added) :

A senior U.S. counterterrorism investigator told CNN that pressure cooker bombs have also been a signature of extreme right-wing individuals in the United States who he said tend to revel in building homemade bombs.

This specific claim that "pressure cooker bombs have also been a signature of extreme right-wing individuals in the United States" appears to be completely unsubstantiated. Not a single example is given even in the CNN story itself of anyone other than al-Quadea using a pressure cooker bomb.

The article goes on to discuss the Olympic Park bombing by anti-abortion terrorist Erich Rudolph but those bombings were done with pipe bombs, not pressure cooker bombs. .......

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


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1 posted on 04/17/2013 5:47:18 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot
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To: Sir Napsalot

I had no idea that right wingers were blowing up people.


2 posted on 04/17/2013 5:48:11 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Yes.. let’s just ignore the fact that technique is used by Taliban-allied jihadis in Afghanistan and Pakistan on a regular basis. We certainly can’t let annoying little facts get in the way.


3 posted on 04/17/2013 5:48:56 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Funny, Wolf Blitzer asked a leading question of Rep King in that vein yesterday and Rep King said “No, it’s a signature of Al Qeada.”


4 posted on 04/17/2013 5:49:15 AM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: Sir Napsalot

From the same media who won’t call people in the country illegally “illegal aliens” because it’s “dehumanizing”.

If I were a liberal in 2013, I’d be wiping my ass with the little people too.


6 posted on 04/17/2013 5:49:39 AM PDT by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

The MSM is trying so damn hard to turn this into a right wing plot based on pure speculation.


7 posted on 04/17/2013 5:49:45 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Sir Napsalot

Realistically, it has the signature of anyone that can get on the internet and is crazy.


8 posted on 04/17/2013 5:49:51 AM PDT by stuartcr ("I have habits that are older than the people telling me they're bad for me.")
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To: Sir Napsalot

False flag accusations: left stream DNC media “signature”


9 posted on 04/17/2013 5:50:04 AM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: Ann Archy

“I had no idea that right wingers were blowing up people.”

Their not but that doesn’t keep the left from saying they are.....the end justifies the means dontchaknow. ;>)


10 posted on 04/17/2013 5:51:19 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: Diogenesis

...Or maybe CNN or another left wing network planted the bomb so they can find the kind of news that they like reporting on. Ahah!


11 posted on 04/17/2013 5:52:28 AM PDT by Repent and Believe (Promote good. Tolerate the harmless. Let evil be crushed.)
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To: Sir Napsalot
CNN is just blinding itself to the risk these sorts of bombs pose to their employees and management team.

It's alQaida that advocates the use of pressure cooker bombs ~ they are far left of Center (in CNN's own fevered imagination regarding what is Center) ~ on a totalitarianism scale of 1 to 10 where CNN;s own score is 9, alQaida is 10, and the Democrats are at 9. Everyone else including hermit monks who do not interact with anyone are at 1.

12 posted on 04/17/2013 5:52:35 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Sir Napsalot

Looks to me the reason they haven’t found the perp is because they would rather not find the perp. They would rather insinuate it was a right winger and leave it at that.

I have never ever heard of a right winger using a pressure cooker for anything other than canning in the fall.


13 posted on 04/17/2013 5:52:46 AM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: Darksheare

King also said that “we can’t eliminate terrorism, it will always be with us”.

Question for Representative King: why are there no young Japanese men crashing airplanes into our aircraft carriers?


14 posted on 04/17/2013 5:55:18 AM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Maybe I’m ignorant on the subject but until yesterday I’d never even heard the term “pressure cooker bomb”.


15 posted on 04/17/2013 5:56:09 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Domestic Terrorists: 5 times more likely to be leftists since 1970 according to the DHS, but who cares about FACTS, right?


16 posted on 04/17/2013 5:56:23 AM PDT by bolobaby
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To: Jim Noble

Exactly.


17 posted on 04/17/2013 5:56:33 AM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: Sir Napsalot
(hat/tip HotAir, Ed Morrissey)

4Chan Users Post Convincing Evidence Pointing At Bombing Suspects

Look at Suspect #1, if this is true, the guy with the backpack, it does look like a 'White American'

18 posted on 04/17/2013 5:57:16 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Bovine EXCREMENT!!!!
Pressure cookers and the shrapnel is WHAT islamic freaks use.
Good lord will these people stop at no lie to tarnish American citizens?


19 posted on 04/17/2013 5:57:47 AM PDT by svcw (If you are dead when your heart stops, why aren't you alive when it starts.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Can the backpack still be ‘relatively’ intact? Need expert opinions.....


20 posted on 04/17/2013 5:58:19 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

And in other news Walmart is suspending sales of pressure cookers and a popular fried chicken chain that uses a similar method of cooking is going back to open fire pits and wood fires.

The paranoia after effects of terrorism.


21 posted on 04/17/2013 5:58:19 AM PDT by Spartan302
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To: Sir Napsalot
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22 posted on 04/17/2013 6:00:25 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Why do we have a news media, if it’s going to function like this? We need journalists, not propagandists. Blaming people with no reason to do so is dangerous.


23 posted on 04/17/2013 6:00:38 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

This isn’t even speculation. It is fiction born of a sick hatred of conservatives and all they stand for.


24 posted on 04/17/2013 6:01:03 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,)
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To: Sir Napsalot
A senior U.S. counterterrorism investigator told CNN that pressure cooker bombs have also been a signature of extreme right-wing individuals in the United States who he said tend to revel in building homemade bombs.

Name the specific event please, with legitimate source link, in which a supposed "right wing" terrorist has ever used such a bomb?

25 posted on 04/17/2013 6:01:54 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Sir Napsalot

When the hell has any ‘right wing’ group ever used these type of devices? They have been the trademark of AQ in Afghanistan and the Times Square Bomber.


26 posted on 04/17/2013 6:01:58 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: Sir Napsalot

Right . . . the the whole history of Pressure Cooker bombs by Right Wingers is what? . . . C’mon . . . List them . . . where’s the list? . . . still waiting . . .


27 posted on 04/17/2013 6:02:39 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: Sir Napsalot

The communist media is completely out of control...they want to destroy conservatives at all costs, and will do whatever it takes to meet that goal.


28 posted on 04/17/2013 6:02:51 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Sir Napsalot
I know this could be a real stretch, but heck if the liberal press can create such false narratives as to interfere with an investigation ...could they be sued for the crime of ‘obstruction of justice.’

If their narratives are so far off base and cause witnesses to NOT come forward for fear of being harassed or intimidated by the media itself...?

So if somebody knows something and yet won't come forward because of the media scrutiny they will receive because of ‘who’ they point out...isn't that a form of obstruction?

29 posted on 04/17/2013 6:03:03 AM PDT by EBH (Warning this person is a Catholic, Tea Party Patriot, and owns a copy of Atlas Shurgged)
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To: Sir Napsalot

I have a crazy question.

Has the MSM relabeled Islamic Terrorists “right wing extremists,” in an effort to make statistics show most attacks are from “right wing extremists”? I saw a government chart somewhere on this site which showed the vast majority of these attacks were by “right wing extremists,” but there was no category for “Islamic or Mideast terrorists.”


30 posted on 04/17/2013 6:03:07 AM PDT by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

..and if they want to look for a similarity, Bill Ayers used shrapnel bombs.


31 posted on 04/17/2013 6:03:17 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: muawiyah
I wonder if our little intelligentsia is trying to reframe the continuum so that Islamic extremists are now "right wing" because they are religious fundamentalists. Think how they have successfully convinced most lefties that the Nazi party can be described as "right wing" because they were nationalist (we'll just leave out the socialist part. So inconvenient.)

In this new frame, nearly all extremists could be placed on the right if any of their views diverge from the one-world, secular, anti-capitalist view.

32 posted on 04/17/2013 6:04:07 AM PDT by A_perfect_lady
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To: Sir Napsalot
Jennifer Roland and Peter Bergen

Two more names to add to everyone's "Koko's list."

33 posted on 04/17/2013 6:05:00 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

It is fiction born of a sick hatred of conservatives and all they stand for.

Actually, this is a sytematic attempt to demonize conservatives. The lie is brought forth and once it has been debunked, the truth is not brought forth.

This is called brain washing the masses. They are never told the truth.


34 posted on 04/17/2013 6:05:03 AM PDT by stars & stripes forever ((Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord!))
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To: Sir Napsalot

So how many black backpacks were being carried by folks at the marathon?


35 posted on 04/17/2013 6:05:13 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Sir Napsalot

The current version of the article says that the explosive mixture has also been used by domestic do-it-yourselfers. Of course, previous versions of the article may say something different.


36 posted on 04/17/2013 6:05:14 AM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

The MSM is trying so damn hard to turn this into a right wing plot based on pure speculation.

It’s not even speculation, it’s untrue liberal propaganda!


37 posted on 04/17/2013 6:05:54 AM PDT by chainsaw ("Two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by Obama")
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To: keats5

Oooo, you beat me to it by 60 seconds. I shouldn’t have stopped to proofread!


38 posted on 04/17/2013 6:06:39 AM PDT by A_perfect_lady
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To: mnehring

Peter Bergen, another socialist Brit. If I was trying to infiltrate the American media with socialists I would definitely use Europe as a staging ground.


39 posted on 04/17/2013 6:06:44 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Sir Napsalot

it was the saudi devils


40 posted on 04/17/2013 6:07:06 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Talking point for the day “blame it on the right wing because al Qaeda is on the run, obama said so”.

They can’t blame Bush so they’ll pick the next best thing.,,us.The sad thing is that not one republican has taken them to task for this. They are all useless.

There is a man sitting in prison because of a video they blamed for Benghazi. I wonder what innocent person will take the blame for this one.

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41 posted on 04/17/2013 6:07:23 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

The actual article appears to be referring to the formula for the explosive:


The devices used in the Boston Marathon attack Monday are typical of the “lone wolf:” the solo terrorist who builds a bomb on his own by following a widely available formula.

In this case, the formula seems very similar to one that al Qaeda has recommended to its supporters around the world as both crudely effective and difficult to trace. But it is also a recipe that has been adopted by extreme right-wing individuals in the United States.



42 posted on 04/17/2013 6:07:29 AM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: Repent and Believe

Like in “Tomorrow Never Dies”?


43 posted on 04/17/2013 6:09:30 AM PDT by Califreak (11/6/12 The Day America Divided By Zero)
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To: Sir Napsalot
A senior U.S. counterterrorism investigator told CNN

Translated "an unnamed Obot whispered to a CNN Obozo lover"

44 posted on 04/17/2013 6:09:36 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Sir Napsalot

huge intelligence failure.

chalk one up for al quaida


45 posted on 04/17/2013 6:09:43 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Repent and Believe

..Or maybe CNN or another left wing network planted the bomb so they can find the kind of news that they like reporting on. Ahah!

It makes one wonder why the media had their camera on the very spot where the first explosion occurred.


46 posted on 04/17/2013 6:10:20 AM PDT by chainsaw ("Two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by Obama")
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To: dforest
I have never ever heard of a right winger using a pressure cooker for anything other than canning in the fall.

That is what he was alluding to - most of those damn conservative, rural, Bible-thumping, gun-grasping dweebs have pressure cookers! So, OBVIOUSLY, they are the most likely to have done this!

I mean this association is so obvious, do I really need a sarc tag?
47 posted on 04/17/2013 6:10:44 AM PDT by ExTxMarine (PRAYER: It's the only HOPE for real CHANGE in America!)
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To: Ann Archy
Call me nuts, but I suspect the 'fix is in', the real bombers are a thousand miles away and the administration and media have no interest in uncovering who really did it.

Whats the advantage to the democrats if it turns out to be Islamic terrorists? Nothing, in fact Americans might demand retribution. They might decide they want the means of defending themselves expanded, they may want tightened immigration standards.

On the other hand, endless media speculation that right wingers are responsible is very useful to them and their agenda. Almost as good as if they caught a tea partier red handed planting the backpacks. The effect is the same.

48 posted on 04/17/2013 6:11:07 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Zhang Fei
>>> (excerpt from CNN article) But it is also a recipe that has been adopted by extreme right-wing individuals in the United States.

That is what is being challenged right now. Give us examples of extreme right-wing individuals in the US (as they claimed).

49 posted on 04/17/2013 6:11:18 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot
Okay, so the Boston bombs were constructed of "a pressure cooker, shotgun/ball bearings, and gunpowder".

That points to....

wait for it....

DOOMSDAY PREPPERS!!!

Somebody call NatGeo and have them take it off the air right away.

"If it can save just one life..."

50 posted on 04/17/2013 6:12:01 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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