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Boston Marathon Bombs Have Hallmarks Of "Lone Wolf" Devices, Experts Say
http://www.cnn.com/ ^ | April 17, 2013 | Tim Lister And Paul Cruickshank, CNN

Posted on 04/17/2013 6:26:53 AM PDT by Biggirl

(CNN) -- 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. The threat of the "lone wolf" alarms the intelligence community.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; boston; bostonmarathon; explosives; lonewolf; marathon; pressurecookers; sourcetitlenoturl; unabama; unabomber
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1 posted on 04/17/2013 6:26:53 AM PDT by Biggirl
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To: Biggirl

“Lone Wolf” = Muslim terrorist but we don’t want to say that.


2 posted on 04/17/2013 6:27:39 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Biggirl

I find it interesting that there is an assumption that if the terrorists are domestic they must therefore be right-wing.


3 posted on 04/17/2013 6:28:07 AM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Biggirl

BS


4 posted on 04/17/2013 6:28:33 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Biggirl

Except for the “two of them” thing. Getting one bomb in by yourself is hard enough.


5 posted on 04/17/2013 6:28:35 AM PDT by AppyPappy (You never see a massacre at a gun show.)
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To: Biggirl

I bet the hotline been buzzing non stop between the FBI and the whitehut.

Find a white guy, doesn’t matter if its real, CGI, drawn by Disney or Japanese anime, just get the MSM hooked on right wing terrorists.


6 posted on 04/17/2013 6:29:26 AM PDT by Spartan302
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To: Biggirl

I suspect these are the same ex-spurts that told us the attack in Bengazi was caused by a video.


7 posted on 04/17/2013 6:30:40 AM PDT by Fido969
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To: AppyPappy
This guy managed to 'set us up the bomb' TWO TIMES.

He had he'p or maybe a van, and did it several hours ~ to even days ~ earlier.

8 posted on 04/17/2013 6:30:49 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Sherman Logan

It’s going to get worse than that. Remember Rush Limbaugh was blamed for OKC bombing, and Sarah Palin’s “crosshairs” on Tuscon.


9 posted on 04/17/2013 6:31:24 AM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Biggirl
But it is also a recipe that has been adopted by extreme right-wing individuals in the United States. Really? And where and when did that happen?
10 posted on 04/17/2013 6:31:25 AM PDT by Fido969
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To: Biggirl
Message fm CNN - Al Qaeda = domestic terrorist.

Not a left wing domestic terrorist, a right wing terrorist.

In spite of all the evidence of the left's fondness for bombs. Including the president's political benefactor.

11 posted on 04/17/2013 6:31:42 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Biggirl
Sheeeyit. If they had even an iota of evidence that this outrage was committed by a right-winger, we'd know every single detail about that person by now.
12 posted on 04/17/2013 6:31:54 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Sherman Logan

It is similar to Lanza and the guy who shot Gifford and the anti-war bomb in NYC and Eric Rudolph and Tim McVeigh except none of them were right-wing.

But a bunch of right wingers wanted to do it in their heart because Rush Limbaugh told them to do it.

It wouldn’t surprise me if they never find who did it because they are probably aware that the culprit would embarrass the White House.


13 posted on 04/17/2013 6:32:06 AM PDT by AppyPappy (You never see a massacre at a gun show.)
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To: Sherman Logan

Lone wolf= w.a.s.p.
At least in the minds eye of the msm. If they had a mind.


14 posted on 04/17/2013 6:32:12 AM PDT by rktman (BACKGROUND CHECKS? YOU FIRST MR. PRESIDENT!(not that we'd get the truth!))
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To: Biggirl

When you have an agenda the facts matter little. CNN/MSNBC and the like will continue to pound everything into a ‘right wing’ hole.


15 posted on 04/17/2013 6:32:32 AM PDT by JPG (Stay strong.)
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To: Biggirl

They blamed a video maker for Benghazi. I wonder if they’ll blame Emeril or Wolfgang for this one.


16 posted on 04/17/2013 6:32:53 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: muawiyah

It was done after the bomb-sniffing dogs were used in the morning.


17 posted on 04/17/2013 6:33:24 AM PDT by AppyPappy (You never see a massacre at a gun show.)
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To: MrB

Lone Goat ?


18 posted on 04/17/2013 6:34:42 AM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: AppyPappy
Except for the “two of them” thing

Roger that.
A pressure cooker in a backpack without looking suspicious.... maybe.

A backpack big enough for two pressure cookers... nope.

Maybe multiple trips...

19 posted on 04/17/2013 6:34:57 AM PDT by grobdriver
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To: Biggirl
I didn't click on the CNN link. I don't want to start getting all manner of homo-erotic spam and pop-up ads.

Do the bass turds offer any evidence to support this claim?

20 posted on 04/17/2013 6:35:02 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: AppyPappy

Didn’t need to do that. It was a sealed device. The dog sniffing bomb dogs wouldn’t have picked up a thing ~


21 posted on 04/17/2013 6:36:06 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: AppyPappy
“..thing. Getting one bomb in by yourself is hard enough...”

Yes, That is a lot of “lugging” around.
at least two,probably more.

Wait! that means a conspiracy, ...!!!
(can't have that! /sarc)

22 posted on 04/17/2013 6:36:13 AM PDT by kimtom (USA ; Freedom is not Free)
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To: Biggirl

“...experts say...”

Clue one.

“CNN”

Clue two.

Those two clues show that the writer is “clueless”.

Believe the CNN dorks at your peril.


23 posted on 04/17/2013 6:36:34 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: grobdriver

Plus the culprit had to hang around long enough to not look suspicious dropping off a package in a crowd.


24 posted on 04/17/2013 6:36:48 AM PDT by AppyPappy (You never see a massacre at a gun show.)
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To: MrB

Maybe, maybe it’s a Uni-bomber type. Who knows at this point.


25 posted on 04/17/2013 6:37:28 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: muawiyah

Yeah they will. Those dogs are good. There is always residue.


26 posted on 04/17/2013 6:37:38 AM PDT by AppyPappy (You never see a massacre at a gun show.)
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To: BerryDingle

Chris Mathews and Al Sharpton have blabbed enough that they are definitely on the suspect list ~ you can’t yak that much and be innocent!


27 posted on 04/17/2013 6:37:40 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Biggirl

the fact that the perp hasn’t come forward yet... makes me think he is already dead.

perhaps he committed suicide later and left a note explaining why he did it, but just hasn’t been found yet.


28 posted on 04/17/2013 6:37:50 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: JPG
“...When you have an agenda the facts matter little..”

Benghazi

The Soviet way, make your own facts.

Waco

29 posted on 04/17/2013 6:38:26 AM PDT by kimtom (USA ; Freedom is not Free)
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To: MrB
Lone Wolf is a broad range. Former Sen. Jim Talent made the point that it ranges from one person who got information on the internet to someone who was trained aboard to act alone. Either was we should not reduce the seriousness of the lone wolf because the information on the internet is put out by groups hoping to incite terrorism.

He did point out that if this person was trained, then they have left the area. He also pointed out that there must have been zero chatter because of the lack of leads. He did not mention this but I wonder if the Obama use of drones and lack of human intelligence will ultimately prove a factor in the lack of information and leads. Just speculation at this time...

30 posted on 04/17/2013 6:38:50 AM PDT by 11th Commandment (http://www.thirty-thousand.org/)
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To: MrB

“Lone Wolf” = Muslim terrorist but we don’t want to say that.


Disagree. Lone Wolf = We have no clue. Amazingly, this has gone from “we are 100% sure we will get the bomber” to “lone wolf, cold trail, etc.” in just one day. CYA mode kicking in big time I think.


31 posted on 04/17/2013 6:39:49 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: Biggirl

Two bombs = two backpacks = at least two bombers.


32 posted on 04/17/2013 6:39:54 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: snarkytart

His bombs were stable ~ so he could drop them in the mail any time he wanted.


33 posted on 04/17/2013 6:40:02 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Texas Eagle
Do the bass turds offer any evidence to support this claim?

They don't need evidence. The fact that they say it is supposed to be taken as the truth. Like Mika saying this morning that 90% of US citizens support gun registration. Where'd she get that number?

34 posted on 04/17/2013 6:40:28 AM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: Biggirl
"But it is also a recipe that has been adopted by extreme right-wing individuals in the United States."

When, exactly, has a pressure cooker bomb with ball bearings been used by "extreme right-wing individuals" in the United States? Do most US households even own pressure cookers or have any idea of what to do with one?

AFAIK, the first reported use of this device in the US was in the 1976 Grand Central Station bomb which involved Croatian terrorists -- not exactly "extreme right-wing individuals in the United States". It sounds to me like they're tying themselves into logical pretzels to avoid stating the obvious -- that this is the work of Islamic terrorists. As IMO, the only thing missing here is a tape claiming responsibility for the bombing -- and that's presuming that news organizations haven't received a tape.

35 posted on 04/17/2013 6:40:50 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: AppyPappy

Residue of what? I have a pretty good surficant in my kitchen. I can scrub down the outside of a sealed pressure cooker in no time at all and leave nothing. As long as you don’t put fried chicken grease on there, the dogs don’t care.


36 posted on 04/17/2013 6:41:29 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: BerryDingle
It’s going to get worse than that. Remember Rush Limbaugh was blamed for OKC bombing, and Sarah Palin’s “crosshairs” on Tuscon.

But.....but......we must not "jump to conclusions."

37 posted on 04/17/2013 6:41:34 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Biggirl

Where was Obama’s Chicago pal on that day?.


38 posted on 04/17/2013 6:41:38 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Biggirl
One of the devices in the car in Times Square in 2008 was a device made exactly like the ones found in Boston. That was initially a TEA Party Right wing, white supremacist red neck... who was later found to be a Pakistani Taliwacker. FU press and FU Administration... we no longer believe anything that you say... lying to us non stop has that causal effect.

LLS

39 posted on 04/17/2013 6:42:08 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: muawiyah

Not sure there wouldn’t be some sort of residue the dogs would have picked up. I remember Neal Boortz joking he was going to spend all morning at the gun range, then go straight to the Atlanta airport and take a flight to Florida.


40 posted on 04/17/2013 6:43:38 AM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: BerryDingle
Too late.

Liberals: Sarah Palin Behind Boston Bombings

41 posted on 04/17/2013 6:44:24 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Biggirl

I’ve followed the news for decades, and I don’t recall a “pressure cooker bomb” ever being used by an American. For that matter, I don’t recall a bomb being used by an American that was directed at “soft targets”...

Can someone correct me if I’m wrong.


42 posted on 04/17/2013 6:44:28 AM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: Texas Eagle

You just hit the nail on the head, my FRiend.

IF it was a White, Christian, Licensed Gun Owning, Republican, He would have been found, tried, convicted and executed by now.

The long delays, speculations, denials, and coverups point to the “Religion of Peace” more than anything else.

Just my opinion.


43 posted on 04/17/2013 6:44:47 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: Biggirl
"it is also a recipe that has been adopted by extreme right-wing individuals in the United States."

Uhhhh, Mr. Expert, could you provide one single example of this.

44 posted on 04/17/2013 6:44:50 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: Sooth2222

Also, this type of bomb is used pretty often in Central Asia. Certainly doesn’t indicate Tea Partiers to me...


45 posted on 04/17/2013 6:45:04 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Some people take there grammar way to seriously.)
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To: MrB

must be Workplace Violence...

nothing to see here...

move along.


46 posted on 04/17/2013 6:45:06 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: OrioleFan
Don't walk through a graveyard and then go to the airport. Security will have you taking off your socks too.

Think that tells you what they are looking for eh!

48 posted on 04/17/2013 6:46:03 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: babygene

Not an actual pressure per se cooker though I have heard of fire extinguishers being used.

Its typical MSM fixation upon objects.It even sounds sinister, worse yet if its black obviously.


49 posted on 04/17/2013 6:46:50 AM PDT by Spartan302
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To: MrB

Unabomber = Unabama


50 posted on 04/17/2013 6:47:37 AM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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