Skip to comments.Lawmaker suggests Boston Bombers had training ahead of attack
Posted on 04/28/2013 9:08:40 AM PDT by penelopesire
The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee said Sunday he thinks the Boston Marathon bombing suspects were trained in carrying out the attack. Chairman Rep. Michael McCaul told Fox News Sunday he thinks suspects Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev had help, considering the devices level of sophistication and the type of device -- a shrapnel-packed, pressure-cooker bomb. That leads me to believe there was a trainer, the Texas Republican said. Homemade bombs built from pressure cookers have been a frequent weapon of militants in Afghanistan, India and Pakistan. Al Qaeda's branch in Yemen once published an online manual on how to make one. McCaul also said he thinks the suspects' mother, Zubeidat Tsarnaeva, played "a very strong role" in her Muslim sons' radicalization process and that if she were to return to the United States from Russia, she'd be held for questioning. The suspects are ethnic Chechens who emigrated from southern Russia to the Boston area over the past 11 years. They purportedly dropped, then detonated two bombs near the finish line of the race, killing three and injuring more than 260 others. The 26-year-old Tamerlan was killed several days after the attack in a shootout with police. The 19-year-old Dzhokhar was captured in the manhunt and is now at a medical detention center. McCaul also was critical of the Obama administration, saying just days after the deadly April 15 bombings there was no foreign terrorist connection to the suspects. They just got captured, McCaul said. Yet the narrative being played out by the administration is there is no connection. Its a rush to judgment.
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Boston Bombing ping!
Another Lawmaker speaking out today.
“The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee said Sunday he thinks the Boston Marathon bombing suspects were trained in carrying out the attack.”
Duh - the older brother went to Russia for six months last year (and not for a Carnival Cruise on the Black Sea) and then returned to the US in July. It has been noted by his aunt that he was clearly devoted to radical Islam.
Have you received a response to:
WHAT!!??? You haven't?
How about a subpoena to compel answers to the questions you asked in the letter?
And what of the detonator, the one who remote detonated the bombs. Has anyone zeroed in on the woman carrying the five or six yellow helium balloons who led the brothers ontop the sidewalk then stepped aside to let them pass ... yellow balloons can be seen rising from behind and back tot he left of one of the bomb sites. Did the detonator just float away with the yellow balloons? And, BTW, the yellow balloon woman steps to the building against which another female with a bulging backpack is leaning.
Teach 57....who diligently study the mistakes of the first....
Doesn't take too long for all the missing 15,000 "students" to be fully up to speed and exploding all over.
They may have had some kind of training, but I don’t think the “complexity” of the bombs is any evidence of that. A Freeper who claimed to be an electrical engineer posted on a thread in the days after the bombing and said he thought these were very simple devices — and were extremely dangerous even to the bombers themselves because the remote-control car activation method had very high risks for random detonation.
“....he thinks the Boston Marathon bombing suspects were trained in carrying out the attack.”
And who does he think trained them?
Are they going to circle around the red-bearded dude and call it a day? Trying to wrap it up all neat with a bow on top?
I’m thankful someone is taking the time to speak out!
Now you know I can’t answer those questions....so I am assuming they were rhetorical. (Grin)
Good questions though.
Excellent points bump!
Sure sounds like that’s the way they are headed, doesn’t it.
Do you have a link or screenshoot?
this “what a difference does it make” is getting to be old. truly if you have nothing to add but to protect the democrats go back to democrat underground and spew your nonsense there.
How is it they always seem to come up with some obscure person of interest that somehow eludes all the authorities?
This is just so rich, I can hardly stand it!
The wheels of justice turn slowly, I get that part, but how many monkey wrenches are we up to that keep getting tossed in?!
Another thread exchange about balloon lady (and striped-shirt lady uses cell phone):
Cap Huff said:
When the story of these Kazaks being taken into custody first was posted on FR, some poster (I dont remember who) pointed out that the handcuffed woman pictured in the daily mail story was of the same general body type and build as a woman seen in the surveillance video of the brothers walking to plant the bombs.
If you look at the video here:
you see at the 17 sec. point Djokher passes in front of a chunky looking woman leaning against the wall with a large blue bag and wearing a stripped sweater/shirt. At the 18 and 19 sec. point she seems to begin making a cell phone call. Not for a moment did she turn her head toward either bomber, but she surely saw them.
It could be an innocent coincidence, or maybe not . . . .
I hope the police have tried to identify her and check out what she was doing there.
It would be rather foolish for someone to wear distinctive clothing and stand right in front of a surveillance camera to do something related to a bombing, but foolish or not maybe someone did not realize they needed to be more careful.
I don’t recall seeing the Kazaks photo, but I see what you mean.
Also balloon lady who walks down the sidewalk in front of the bombers stops to position herself right beside the lady in the striped sweater/shirt.
I will keep my eye out for Kazaks photo. Please ping me if you find it.
MHGinTN, There a lot of coincidences going on here-—maybe innocent; maybe not.
Are you saying balloon lady released the balloons BEFORE the bomb went off?
Have you seen the Kazaks photo Cap Huff discusses?
Look at the video and watch the timing that striped-shirt lady uses cell phone.
Appreciate the links ...
Perhaps Cap Huff is onto the same track ...
It appears that the bunch of balloons rise after the first explosion, followed by the second explosion 120 yards away. The balloons had elevated perhaps 100 feet in the air whent he second explosion happens. I’ve been unable to see if there were balloons down at the second explosion. Whomever was holding the balloons would have had a line of sight —it would appear— tot he first bomb and the balloons may have been the way the signal was radioed to the second bomb. If anyone has video links to the second explosion, from the dept store cammera perhaps, I would like to know if balloons rose up near the second explosion, indicatinf perhaps a third bomb was sup[posed to be detonated via balloon carried signal.
McCaul referred to a level of “sophistication”. Could call it complex I guess, considering the danger and risk involved in preparing the bomb. I think more on the mark is the fact that, “homemade bombs built from pressure cookers have been a frequent weapon of militants in Afghanistan, India and Pakistan. Al Qaeda’s branch in Yemen once published an online manual on how to make one”. Maybe the bombers got hold of the manual and followed the directions, but I doubt it because they didn’t blow themselves up. These guys were one notch up from being considered kids - 19 and 20-something, and definitely not electricians. I still say follow the money. Someone supplied the cash - for the trip to Russia, and for the bomb-parts.
ahh...I get your "drift" now. TY
BTW: Cap Huff is a Freeper, NOT Huffpo
Cap Huff saw a post with a photo of the Kazaks and a handcuffed woman being taken into custody..
This might be it:
Same wideload as thge balloon female in the bomb-day footage, but the hair is different. However, the female leaning against the building beside whom the balloon female stops DOES fit the scant imagery in the UK photos. I can’t tell exac tly how the balloon carrier has her hair fixed. It appears to be shorter than the white pants feamel from UK photos. BUT a wig could bundle that shock of hair up for a stroll down Boston streets. The sure bet is that several animals were involved int eh bombing, not just Mutt and Joker. I am becoming convinced that the balloons probably carried the radio control signal to the second bomb.
Balloon woman may be wider, heavier (and shorter legs?) than hand-cuffed woman. Look at balloon woman's haircut as she walks down the sidewalk. Odd, but unfortunately, so blurry.
Striped-shirt woman may fit the description. We need better photos. I thought FR posted some stills of balloon woman.
for the BTW: Here is the link for the photo in post 26:
Yes, that is the photo of the woman taken into custody at the same time as the Kazaks. It was speculated on a thread the other day that she may be the same one with striped sleeves and a large blue bag who seemed to begin using a phone at exactly the moment that Djokhar passed her on the sidewalk. No way to tell from the photo and the surveillance video, but it does make one wonder about the phone lady’s actions.
I never did see a clear picture of the two Kazaks being taken into custody.
The pack of balloons seen clearest after bomb one has soemthing larger than string hanging from the balloons and the pack drifts sort of out over the street as it rises, then swings back towqard the buildings as it gets higher. Down the street, a second pack of balloons appears to rise between sites one and two.
Where did you get that? Do you have a link?
In the blurry video we have been watching til our eyes cross, you can see a pink blur in her hand with the balloons. It looks rectangular.
Police Say The Naked Man Arrested In Boston Was Not Tamerlan Tsarnaev
Both his nutty parents and his straight up Uncle say they are 100% certain this video is Tamerlan.
On Thursday night while police were hunting in Watertown, Mass. for bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, at one point they arrested a naked man who looks a lot like Tamerlan.
Police say the naked man is not Tamerlan, despite various conspiracy theories going around the Internet.
According to the official account, Tamerlan died after a shootout with cops, riddled with bullets and shrapnel before being run over by his brother who was fleeing the scene in an SUV.
Take a look: I dare you!
The Watertown police department got back to us via email just to say that the naked man was not Tamerlan Tsarnaev (pictured on right and in high-res here).
The shootout with the Tsarnaev brothers occurred on Laurel Street. The journalist interviewed in this video describes naked man’s capture near Nichols and Dexter, literally down the street from the shootout.
Naked man was apparently stripped, questioned, clothed, questioned some more, and reportedly let go. It’s likely police stripped him because they were under citywide bomb threat and wanted to make sure he didn’t have a suicide vest, but the police did not comment on that.
Needless to say, Business Insider is interested to hear Naked Man’s personal story send any tips to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Second balloon pack: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNCh5bZAUZs watch against the light colored building in the distance as smoke from #2 rises
That pic she resembles the pic of his wife outside her house.. in an untucked shirt, remember that one?
No s#$#, Sherlock.
I don’t; do you have a photo link?
Yes! The one at the end, where she’d plumped up after she quit working out with Tbro.
Thank you for the video links. I never saw those before.
I picked out the balloons in the first video-—after watching a few times. I don’t know how you picked that up!!!
Second video: Can’t see any balloons. What time mark?
Saturday, 27. April 2013 by Sibel Edmonds
Graham Fuller: Edmonds State Secrets Privilege, FBI Gladio-B Target, Handler-Sponsor of Turkeys Imam Gulen
A major break in the Boston Terror CIA Connection took place last night when I came across a post outing CIA Operative Graham Fuller as the father of the woman married to Boston terror suspects infamous uncle Ruslan Tsarni.
Further confirmation of this bombshell was received via mainstream reporter Laura Rozen here. Let me first provide a few excerpts from the original reporting site (a real alternative media):
Boston Bombers Uncle Married Daughter of Top CIA Official
The uncle of the two suspected Boston bombers in last weeks attack, Ruslan Tsarni, was married to the daughter of former top CIA official Graham Fuller . Ruslan Tsarni married the daughter of former top CIA official Graham Fuller, who spent 20 years as operations officer in Turkey, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Afghanistan, and Hong Kong.
In 1982 Fuller was appointed the National Intelligence Officer for Near East and South Asia at the CIA, and in 1986, under Ronald Reagan, he became the Vice-Chairman of the National Intelligence Council, with overall responsibility for national level strategic forecasting.
Now, take a look at the most explosive aspect of this original report on Graham Fullers outing in the CIA Boston Terror Connection [All Emphasis Mine]:
On a more ominous note, Graham Fuller was listed as one of the American Deep State rogues on Sibel Edmonds State SecretsPrivilege Gallery,. Edmonds explained it featured subjects of FBI investigations she became aware of during her time as an FBI translator.
Criminal activities were being protected by claims of State Secrets, she asserted. After Attorney General John Ashcroft went all the way to the Supreme Court to muzzle her under a little-used doctrine of State Secrets, she put up twenty-one photos, with no names. One of them was Graham Fuller.
I presented CIAs Graham Fuller as one of the top culprits in my State Secrets Privilege Case when the government invoked the State Secrets Privilege and several additional gag orders to cover up the FBIs investigations and files pertaining to CIA-NATO terror operations in Central Asia & the Caucasus since the mid-1990s.
Guess what? I provided this information to the US media long before it became public in 2008 via my website Not a single media outlet (including quasi and pseudo ones) was willing to touch this. And this, despite of all the gag orders, state secrets privilege invocations, congressional gag orders you name it. I could name more than a dozen publications that said: no way.
Not only that. I have been covering one of the main CIA operation figures in Central Asia & the Caucasus-Imam Fethullah Gulen, and this Turkish Imams relationship and official Connections to CIAs Graham Fuller. Ive been doing this since 2009. Let me provide you with a few explosive examples and excerpts.
Graham Fuller, Crisis Actor Filmed Twice By CNN
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbqVqI1cWXc Perhaps budgetary restraints brought on by the Sequester forced CIA Ops Director Graham Fuller to utilize this Crisis Actor at the Boston Bombing and in Watertown where the alleged bomber, Tamerlan Tsarnaev Attempted to Surrender.
Watch these two videos and make up your mind before the MSM and the Regime closes the historical record forever.
Yes, her build looks similar, but Katherine’s hair looks lighter than handcuffed lady. I also don’t think police handcuffed Katherine, did they?
Under Obama..the wheels of justice are falling off the wagon.
Oh dear, that response made me laugh! So true, and so sad.
Just came back to add a: DUH!!!!
I am putting my money n TEA Party Rednecks.
What Difference Do You Make?
Funny, in 1983 in Lebanon I was an injured who survived, I was in the barracks when it was bombed. Did the Reagan Administration believe the deaths and injuries that occurred in Lebanon where indifferent? It is so interesting that Hilary Clinton stated “What Difference Does it make”. Hey it makes a difference to the guys who died (the families)and the ones who were injured. I have been on the receiving end of indifference in terms of years of multiple surgeries yet to this day. There are many Freepers whom believe I make a significant contribution to FR.
In Benghazi and in Boston there is a significant issue that the Parasite Obama wants to be covered up. So there is a significance to what is being discussed. It is sad that the entire Obama administration is delusional.