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Napolitano: ‘We need the public’s help’ with Marathon video (but won't release video)
Boston Herald.com ^ | Thursday, April 18, 2013 | By:John Zaremba .

Posted on 04/18/2013 12:24:00 PM PDT by 11th_VA

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said today the FBI is seeking to locate people in video from the marathon, but she added she isn’t calling them suspects.

Without providing details of what the video shows, Napolitano told the House Homeland Security Committee that “there is some video that raised the question” of individuals the FBI would like to interview.

"We have been collecting video from a variety of sources, as you might imagine, at the finish line of the Boston Marathon,” Napolitano said. “There’s lots and lots of video. There is some video that has raised the question of those that the FBI would like to speak with.

I wouldn’t characterize them as suspects under the technical term. But we need the public’s help in locating these individuals.”

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: bhodhs; boston; coverup; dhs; fbi; marathon; napolitano
This is turning into a PR nightmare for Obama ...
1 posted on 04/18/2013 12:24:01 PM PDT by 11th_VA
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To: 11th_VA

We need the public’s help to solve a massive bombing case in the middle of a major American city.

But you don’t need guns to protect yourself because you can count on the Government to do that.


2 posted on 04/18/2013 12:25:41 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: 11th_VA

Is there anyone in this administration who is not an imbicile and or just a party hack?


3 posted on 04/18/2013 12:25:53 PM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: 11th_VA

she will be out next week with “what does it matter” ala Clinton


4 posted on 04/18/2013 12:28:07 PM PDT by School of Rational Thought (Fun for women ages 21 through 35)
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To: Mouton

Reminds me of the time a manager found out I was keypunching the salaries of the top execs of the company for a payroll system and warned me not to look at them.


5 posted on 04/18/2013 12:28:50 PM PDT by AppyPappy (You never see a massacre at a gun show.)
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To: AppyPappy
Reminds me of the time a manager found out I was keypunching the salaries of the top execs of the company for a payroll system and warned me not to look at them.

AppyGrandPappy? ;)

6 posted on 04/18/2013 12:30:12 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: 11th_VA
maybe Obama should hire Stuart and see what he can do...

7 posted on 04/18/2013 12:30:34 PM PDT by BCW (I'm searching for John Galt)
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To: 11th_VA

First of all, DHS was asleep at the wheel or this wouldn’t have happened in the fist place. Secondly, they should have the terrorists in custody by now. What a boondoggle. Meanwhile we don’t even know if it’s all clear. Now that copycats know how quick and easy it all is, how can we feel safe?


8 posted on 04/18/2013 12:31:30 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: 11th_VA

I get the feeling that if these suspects were white, all this crap wouldn’t be happening, and pics and vids of the suspects would be blasted all over the news.


9 posted on 04/18/2013 12:33:02 PM PDT by Husker24
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To: 11th_VA

Big Cyst is on top of all of this just in time ofr Friday evening news and the weekend talking show hosts....

Got o manage the spin on the crisis, ya know?!?


10 posted on 04/18/2013 12:33:03 PM PDT by Caliban (Politics is war conducted by other means...)
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To: 11th_VA

It’s hard to understand their thinking on the delay.

Even if no one identifies the guy immediately, if their video image gets wide circulation people might spot the guy at an airport, bus terminal, car rental agency, etc. If the guy really is the perp, then the longer they wait the better the chance the guy has gotten away, even out of the country.

And if their guy is not the perp, circulating the video image may result in him coming forward and clearing himself, like the other two guys. Then the investigators can cross him off the list and focus on other leads.


11 posted on 04/18/2013 12:33:33 PM PDT by Meet the New Boss
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To: 11th_VA
They need to know that if any of us were real psychics then we would have been able to stop it before it happened.
12 posted on 04/18/2013 12:33:33 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Meet the New Boss

Totally agree - everyone in the country is starting to 2nd guess this Admin. This is Obama’s Katrina moment, and I’m loving it !!!


13 posted on 04/18/2013 12:35:28 PM PDT by 11th_VA (DRONES DON'T KILL, CINCs KILL ...)
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To: 11th_VA
Asked and answered.
14 posted on 04/18/2013 12:38:06 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Deficit spending is simply a scheme for the confiscation of wealth." --Alan Greenspan)
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To: 11th_VA

Giving the Perps time to leave the country!
The kid that was detained and now being deported is a High Rollers Kid Fo Sho!


15 posted on 04/18/2013 12:39:03 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: AppyPappy

Re: Reminds me of the time a manager found out I was keypunching the salaries of the top execs of the company for a payroll system and warned me not to look at them.

HaHa. your comment reminds me of the time I was taking a train North in Calif. along Pac. Coast Hwy and the conductor came on the intercom and announced “We are about to pass Vandenberg AFB and they have the flag flying indicating a launch. It is a Top Secret site so do not look out the right side windows.” I think I was the only one who laughed out loud — or at all — as we all looked out the right side windows.


16 posted on 04/18/2013 12:39:40 PM PDT by bunster
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To: Caliban

The FBI, DHS, Janet Imcompetano, & the Boston PD are starting to look like real idiots. All those vids & no arrests, and whoever did it could have walked out of the country by now.

What gives?


17 posted on 04/18/2013 12:42:46 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: 11th_VA

The pretense, and it seems reasonable, is that if detailed faces of perps is shown publicly they might flee.


18 posted on 04/18/2013 12:43:13 PM PDT by Fester Chugabrew
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To: 11th_VA
"Totally agree - everyone in the country is starting to 2nd guess this Admin. This is Obama’s Katrina moment, and I’m loving it !!!"

First of all, the "Katrina fiasco" was largely a media creation stemming from their hatred of Bush. Secondly, I don't think the public expects instant arrests. It took the government about seven years to catch Eric Rudolph and several years to catch Ted Bundy and the Green River Killer. It took weeks to catch the DC snipers. So if it takes only a week or two to catch the Boston bomber(s), Obama will be praised for his brilliance. Do you seriously think the media will present it as anything but a triumph for Obama, as further sign of his brilliance, even though many of the police tools currently in place were implemented by Bush over the objections of the Obamas of the world?
19 posted on 04/18/2013 12:45:43 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: Caliban

“Big Cyst.” I like that.


20 posted on 04/18/2013 12:47:01 PM PDT by Fester Chugabrew
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To: Fester Chugabrew
"The pretense, and it seems reasonable, is that if detailed faces of perps is shown publicly they might flee."

Police routinely show security camera photos or police sketches of suspects in all sorts of crimes. The expectation is that they might ALREADY be fleeing, and that releasing the photos will allow the public to hinder their escape by reporting their whereabouts.
21 posted on 04/18/2013 12:50:08 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: Conserev1
The kid that was detained and now being deported

Now we're hearing he might not be deported. Too much heat on the Obama administration after that info got out.

They'll prolly put him up in a luxury apartment, under a fake name, and wait a few months until this has blown over--or so they hope.

22 posted on 04/18/2013 12:50:20 PM PDT by shhrubbery! (NIH!)
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To: Steve_Seattle; 11th_VA

>>>First of all, the “Katrina fiasco” was largely a media creation stemming from their hatred of Bush.>>>

Thank you for that.

I was about to comment that Pres. Bush called the governor of LA. several times begging him to ask for assistance. The Gov. refused. It’s US law that the president can’t send in troops w/o the governor’s request, otherwise Zero would have taken over all 50 states by now.


23 posted on 04/18/2013 1:06:15 PM PDT by kitkat (STORM THE HEAVENS WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY)
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To: Steve_Seattle

She already helped one guy flee back to Saudi Arabia.


24 posted on 04/18/2013 1:08:11 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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25 posted on 04/18/2013 1:09:04 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: 11th_VA

This reeks worse by the hour.


26 posted on 04/18/2013 1:13:44 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: elcid1970

Several times in the last few years there have been nation wide excercises involving Feds and local LEOs and first responders. Even to the extent of having victim actors.

Recall the big TSA/HLS announcement of the ‘crack’ VIPR teams for big public events. Where dey at?

The evening of the attack the UK Telegraph posted a photo album among which was one of an unidentified roof top on the course route. There were two visible uniformed snipers at the roof corner. One was on station at the gun. Second one was standing back fromthe low parapet, with his scoped rifle resting on the roof several feet away at the other wall of the corner.

While they and their agency and location were not identifed, it’s SOP now for rooftop observers and countersnipers at high profile/high value peep events. One can assume that the finish line with VIPs and media cluster have been previously identified as high potential targets/kill zones.

The next day that photo was in the memory hole. Poof, gone.

So where were the Boston, state, and federal officers?

Having donuts somewhere? Cause judging by the results and immediate reaction only the street cops, EMTs, race medics and “civilians” responded.

I suspect there was all too much strutting and turf claiming at mgmt levels creating the typical roadblocks and lags present in every overblown bureaucracy.

The flustercluck after the fact IMO confirms that.


27 posted on 04/18/2013 1:14:34 PM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: 11th_VA

LMAO at that fat lying and incompetent clown.

If I had ANY information that could help solve this case, and I don’t, there is no way in hell that I would call Janet Napolitano or ANY of her people.

I’d call Senator Ted Cruz, a conservative and a patriot that actually works for the continued survival of America.


28 posted on 04/18/2013 1:17:16 PM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~ I drink good wine, listen to good music and dream good dreams.)
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To: 11th_VA

This government is SNAFU. “We need the public’s help but we refuse to tell them anything because they are too ignorant to understand anything because most of them are suspects being gun owners and Christians and such.”


29 posted on 04/18/2013 1:17:19 PM PDT by Starstruck (Don't rest. We came close to the 2nd Amendment being field tested.)
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To: AppyPappy

I was a database system administrator back in the 80’s. The bigwigs were told by the software company that I couldn’t get into their encrypted data without leaving a trail....

....never piss off the programmer.


30 posted on 04/18/2013 1:18:46 PM PDT by Born to Conserve
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To: Fester Chugabrew

But they published two still shots of Black Hat and Blue Windbreaker this AM!


31 posted on 04/18/2013 1:19:14 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: Steely Tom
We need the public’s help to solve a massive bombing case in the middle of a major American city.

But you don’t need guns to protect yourself because you can count on the Government to do that.

BUT you can not see the photos we are looking at.

32 posted on 04/18/2013 1:21:21 PM PDT by mware (By all that you hold dear on this good earth, I bid you stand, Men of the West)
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To: kitkat

” It’s US law that the president can’t send in troops w/o the governor’s request, “

The Stafford Act. Gov Blanco was supposed to send a Stafford letter to Bush detailing exactly what she wanted, and it did not include soldier boots on the ground or FEMA, so they could not go in. Storm was Sunday iirc and it wasn’t until Thursday that she sent the right authorization. I’ve wondered if her Dem friends had her screw it up deliberately so the Dems could gain power over the GOP (what’s a few lives when you can get more power?).


33 posted on 04/18/2013 1:24:06 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: Steely Tom

Sorry, Uncle Janet, but “that isn’t worthy of a response.” You and your thugs are so competent, find the perps your own damn selves.....


34 posted on 04/18/2013 1:27:41 PM PDT by clintonh8r ("Europe was created by history. America was created by a philosophy." Baroness Thatcher)
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To: 11th_VA
I remember from the olden days, when the authorities would issue an "all points bulletin." The idea was to capture the bad guys.

If these people are suspects, then release the photos. If not, shut up.

35 posted on 04/18/2013 1:29:28 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: Fester Chugabrew
The pretense, and it seems reasonable, is that if detailed faces of perps is shown publicly they might flee.

It's more likely that they've already left the country, and this delay makes it even more likely.

36 posted on 04/18/2013 1:32:37 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: 11th_VA
Paging Karnac... What's inside the hidden video....


37 posted on 04/18/2013 1:32:51 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: 11th_VA

So it looks like they have been relying on the internet to find them. Didn’t seem to work. Kind a like saying the terror attack in bengazi was because of an internet video in the beginning. it’s been 7 months since the last terror attack.


38 posted on 04/18/2013 1:38:13 PM PDT by CJ Wolf
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To: 11th_VA

So it looks like they have been relying on the internet to find them. Didn’t seem to work. Kind a like saying the terror attack in bengazi was because of an internet video in the beginning. it’s been 7 months since the last terror attack.


39 posted on 04/18/2013 1:38:23 PM PDT by CJ Wolf
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To: 11th_VA

The sheeple won’t remember the video not being relased. All they’ll remember is that the case was so difficult they asked the public to help. When it’s not solved, then it’ll be because the public wasn’t able to ID the perps and Janet gets another free pass.


40 posted on 04/18/2013 1:38:35 PM PDT by bgill
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To: 11th_VA

This is my least favorite moment in human history. When Janet Reno realizes she needs help but can't bring herself to share information.

41 posted on 04/18/2013 1:39:53 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: 11th_VA

This is my least favorite moment in human history. When Janet Reno realizes she needs help but can't bring herself to share information.

42 posted on 04/18/2013 1:39:53 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: bgill
You know whose fault this is....Fox Television, for cancelling America's Most Wanted


43 posted on 04/18/2013 2:00:28 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Mouton
Is there anyone in this administration who is not an imbicile and or just a party hack?

Let's see.

Joe Biden. Imbecile. Actually, double imbecile. The imbecile's imbecile. Imbecile with a cherry on top.

Barack Obama. Imbecile.

Michelle Obama. Party hack.

John Kerry. Both.

Janet Napolitano. Both.

Eric Holder. Both.

Chuck Hagel. Imbecile.

Tom Vilsack. Party hack.

Kathleen Sebelius. Both.

Jack Lew, Sally Jewell, Rebecca Blank, Seth Harris, Shaun Donovan, Ray LaHood, Steven Chu...

Some of these folks I don't know much about. But the odds aren't looking very good.

44 posted on 04/18/2013 2:06:08 PM PDT by Jeff Winston
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To: Mouton

Actually, Michelle is looking to be about the smartest one of the bunch.


45 posted on 04/18/2013 2:08:33 PM PDT by Jeff Winston
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To: 11th_VA

They want to make the investigations failure everyone’s...this is a reflexively liberal response => projection!


46 posted on 04/18/2013 2:17:19 PM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: Mouton
We knew she was mentally challenged when we shipped her out to DC. I can't believe he hasn't dumped the poster child for lezzies. Of course, she has proved she can lie like a rug.
47 posted on 04/18/2013 4:20:50 PM PDT by chooseascreennamepat (Democrats are experts at redefining words.)
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To: Steve_Seattle
"..Do you seriously think the media will present it as anything but a triumph for Obama, as further sign of his brilliance, even though many of the police tools currently in place were implemented by Bush over the objections of the Obamas of the world?.."

Uhhh. Lemme see if I got this. Are these the same "Enema of the State" type surveillance capabilities that a lot of us are getting more concerned about being used against "us". But now they're useful and "OK". And they were put in place by Bush, who I hear was s'posed to be "OK" (still not so sure about that whole Patriot Act thing). They were opposed by the "Obama's of the world", who I see are NOT "OK". But they're using it now and it's "OK".
The MSM is just grabbing at crap outta thin air in an attempt to be first with the news that it's preferably somebody like me that did it. The guv'mint needs help locating individuals to talk to, but can't show us what they look like.... ok?

How long was I asleep?!?(And where's that damn rabbit I was following earlier?)

More Ibuprofen and Vodka, please ma'am. d:^)

48 posted on 04/18/2013 4:29:19 PM PDT by CopperTop
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To: Steve_Seattle
"..Do you seriously think the media will present it as anything but a triumph for Obama, as further sign of his brilliance, even though many of the police tools currently in place were implemented by Bush over the objections of the Obamas of the world?.."

Uhhh. Lemme see if I got this. Are these the same "Enema of the State" type surveillance capabilities that a lot of us are getting more concerned about being used against "us". But now they're useful and "OK". And they were put in place by Bush, who I hear was s'posed to be "OK" (still not so sure about that whole Patriot Act thing). They were opposed by the "Obama's of the world", who I see are NOT "OK". But they're using it now and it's "OK".
The MSM is just grabbing at crap outta thin air in an attempt to be first with the news that it's preferably somebody like me that did it. The guv'mint needs help locating individuals to talk to, but can't show us what they look like.... ok?

How long was I asleep?!?(And where's that damn rabbit I was following earlier?)

More Ibuprofen and Vodka, please ma'am. d:^)

49 posted on 04/18/2013 4:31:21 PM PDT by CopperTop
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