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  • Unravelling the Boston Terror Plot

    05/03/2013 5:04:04 AM PDT · by SJackson · 15 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | May 3, 2013 | Arnold Ahlert
    - FrontPage Magazine - - Unravelling the Boston Terror PlotPosted By Arnold Ahlert On May 3, 2013 @ 12:55 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 5 Comments On Wednesday, criminal complaints were filed against three college friends of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Two Kazakh nationals, Azamat Tazhayakov and Dias Kadyrbayev, were charged with conspiring to obstruct justice, and U.S. citizen Robel Phillipos was charged with making false statements. Tazhayakov and Kadyrbayev declined to seek bail and will remain in custody until a hearing on May 14. Phillipos will be held until a detention hearing next Monday. The trio claim at the moment that...
  • Obama thanks Putin for help in Boston (What tha???)

    04/19/2013 6:27:57 PM PDT · by llevrok · 44 replies
    Foreign Policy ^ | 4/19/2013 | Josh Rogin
    President Barack Obama spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday evening and thanked the Russian leader for unspecified cooperation in the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings. As law enforcement officials surrounded the Watertown location where 19 year old suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was suspected to be hiding, the White House released a read out of the Obama-Putin phone call, which referenced the United States and Russia working together on the Boston bombing issue.
  • Did Obama Failure to Enforce Immigration Laws Cause Boston Bombings?

    04/19/2013 12:40:46 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 57 replies ^ | april 19, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    One of the Chechen terrorists who carried out the Boston Marathon bombings could have been deported years ago after a criminal conviction and the other was granted American citizenship on the 11th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil. Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the 26-year-old killed in a wild shootout with police, was a legal U.S. resident who nevertheless could have been removed from the country after a 2009 domestic violence conviction, according to a Judicial Watch source. That means the Obama administration missed an opportunity to deport Tsarnaev but evidently didnt feel he represented a big enough threat.
  • One Of The Boston Marathon Bomb Suspects Was Wearing A Bridgestone Golf Cap

    04/18/2013 4:47:18 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 57 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | 4-18-2013
    One of the two suspects being sought by the FBI in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings is wearing a cap with the Bridgestone Golf logo. As seen in surveillance images released this afternoon, suspect #1s black cap has the capital letter B on its front and a white chevron between the hats bill and crown. As seen below, a photo taken by a race spectator captured the suspect as he walked past the Forum restaurant on Boylston Street (where the second explosion occurred). That image shows that the back of the mans cap contained four white figures, likely "B330."...
  • FBI releases video, photos of Boston Marathon bombing suspects

    04/18/2013 3:52:31 PM PDT · by outpostinmass2 · 772 replies
    BREAKING NEWS: The FBI has identified two suspects in Monday's the Boston Marathon bombing, releasing photos and video showing them and asking the public to help locate them. The suspects, one of whom wore a a dark ballcap and the other who wore backwards white ballcap,appear to be in their twenties and were captured on footage near where one of two explosions killed three and injured 176. In video that appears to be from a surveillance camera and which was shown by the FBI, both suspects are walking west on Boylston Street, near the finish line and where the explosions...
  • ICE Calls The Blazes Report on Deportation False But Says They Do Have Different Saudi in Custody

    04/18/2013 1:52:24 PM PDT · by bimboeruption · 20 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 4-18-2013 | Tiffany Gabbay
    Original title: ICE Official Calls The Blazes Report on Deportation Categorically False But Says They Do Have Different Saudi in Custody A senior law enforcement official with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) told TheBlaze Thursday that reports claiming the department was deporting Abdul Rahman Ali Alharbi under section 212 3B (security and related grounds) and had opened an event (or file) on the Saudi Arabian national following the Boston attacks is categorically false. The official also told TheBlaze that Alharbi was never in custody nor ever considered for deportation by ICE, but that the department does have a...
  • Two men probed in Boston Marathon bombings cleared by investigators

    04/18/2013 11:20:51 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 30 replies
    Authorities determined neither had any information or role in Mondays attacks at the Boston Marathon. The pictures, which were distributed yesterday evening in an attempt to identify them, show the two men standing with a backpack and duffel bag near the finish line, where a pair of bombs killed three and maimed 176. Meanwhile, sources said today that the feds have an image from a store video camera of a person of interest. They also have an image of a potential witness that was captured on film, though that person is not considered a suspect, the sources said.
  • CIA Spy: "Iranian Regime Responsible For Boston Marathon Bombing"

    04/18/2013 12:36:18 PM PDT · by Fennie · 51 replies
    The Western Center For Journalism ^ | April 18, 2013 | By Bobby Powell
    A former CIA spy who had once been embedded inside the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps and maintains contacts within the regime today says that a highly placed source inside the Iranian intelligence apparatus has said that the Islamic Republic of Iran is responsible for the bombings at the Boston Marathon that took the lives of three people and injured 176 more (many of the injured suffering traumatic amputation.)
  • Egyptian Cleric: Boston Bombing Meant to Deliver a Message; Similar Attacks Expected in France

    04/18/2013 11:11:37 AM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 10 replies
    Memri TV ^ | 4-17-13 | Al-Tahrir TV (Egypt) -
    Following are excerpts from an interview with Egyptian Salafi cleric Sheik Murgan Salem, which aired on Tahrir TV on April 16, 2013: Interviewer: Today, we will be talking about the Boston bombings, which took place yesterday, during the marathon. There were casualties. People were wounded and killed. What is your analysis of what happened? Murgan Salem: In the name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate. Obviously, I do not know who carried out that operation, but if it was done by the mujahideen, it serves as a message to America and the West: We are still alive. Contrary to what...

    04/18/2013 11:00:56 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 181 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Apr. 18, 2013 12:58pm | Madeleine Morgenstern
    A visibly irritated Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano refused to answer a Republican congressmans questions about the possible deportation of the Saudi national questioned as a witness in the Boston Marathon bombings.
  • TheBlaze EXCLUSIVE: Saudi student connected to Boston Marathon

    04/18/2013 9:50:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Glenn ^ | April 18, 2013 | Glenn Beck
    *This is a breaking news story and will be updated.UPDATE 10:50am ET: Joel Cheatwood, President & Chief Creative Officer for TheBlaze, told Glenn on the radio show: “Just got a note from one of our investigative reporters that she has been told that there is now discussion that they may not allow this man to be deported.” On radio this morning, Glenn broke the news that Abdul Rahman Ali Alharbi, the Saudi Student who was reported as a person of interest in the Boston Marathon bombing, is set to be deported under section 212 3B of the Immigration and Nationality...
  • Boston bombing update: The guys in the feds surveillance video probably arent who you think

    04/18/2013 10:12:18 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/18/2013 | AllahPundit
    The FBI is (finally!) going to release the footage that everyone’s been clamoring for later today. If you’ve read the New York Post this morning, you probably think you know who the guys in the video will be. You’re probably wrong. I watched an interview on Erin Burnett’s show last night with Fran Townsend (I think it was her), who’d seen photos of the suspects circulated by cops; CNN refused to air the pics but it was abundantly clear from her description that it’s the same two guys in the Post’s story today. If you followed Reddit’s marathon photo sleuthing...
  • Exclusive: Saudi National Once Considered Person of Interest..............

    04/18/2013 9:39:30 AM PDT · by yoe · 44 replies
    The Blaze ^ | April 18, 2013 | Jason Howerton
    Editor’s note: Please see the Editors’ UPDATES ​we will be placing in order of most-recent below. TheBlaze’s Jonathon M. Seidl contributed to this report. Key points: On Sean Hannity’s Fox News program Wednesday night, terror expert Steve Emerson cited sources saying Abdul Rahman Ali Alharbi, the Saudi national who was briefly named a “person of interest” in the Boston Marathon bombings, is being deported on Tuesday. Thursday morning, Glenn Beck revealed on radio that TheBlaze was informed by sources that the Saudi national’s visa had been revoked and he was, in fact, going to be deported on “security and related...
  • Obama Speech - Will he mention gun control? Place your bets.

    04/18/2013 9:08:15 AM PDT · by struggle · 38 replies
    TV ^ | 04/18/13 | struggle
    Place your bets folks, he's speaking generally now, but will he go on about gun control?
  • Beck: Original Bomb Suspect Had an Outstanding Deportation Order for Suspected Terrorist Activity

    04/18/2013 6:27:18 AM PDT · by St_Thomas_Aquinas · 221 replies
    Glenn Beck Radio Show ^ | 4/18/2013 | Glenn Beck
    On his radio program today, Glenn Beck stated that the original "person of interest" had an outstanding deportation order for suspected terrorist activity. A reporter for The Blaze uncovered this information and will report on his radio program and web site later this morning.
  • Walid Shoebat, Former Muslim Brotherhood Member, on Jesse Lee Petersons Radio Show Tomorrow

    04/17/2013 6:52:55 PM PDT · by abigail2 · 23 replies
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  • ODDS ARE Boston Bomber Is Either Islamic Extremist or Left-Wing Terrorist

    04/17/2013 10:41:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | April 17, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    As the investigation continues in Boston on the marathon bombings this week it is important to remember this Odds Are the Boston Marathon bomber is either an Islamic terrorist or left-wing extremist. Since 9-11 committed Islamists have carried out more than 20,712 successful deadly terror attacks. The Religion of Peace has been tracking these deadly Islamist attacks. But, if the terrorist is not an Islamist, he is most likely a left-wing extremist. The FBI arrested 5 #Occupy Cleveland protesters for plotting to blow up the Cuyahoga Valley National Park Bridge in May. The terrorists repeatedly tried to blow up the...
  • Boston official: Video footage shows bomb suspect

    04/17/2013 6:27:51 PM PDT · by Nachum · 143 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 4/17/13 | DENISE LAVOIE and RODRIQUE NGOWI
    BOSTON (AP) -- In what could be major break in the Boston Marathon case, investigators are on the hunt for a man seen in a department store surveillance video dropping off a bag at the site of the bombings, a local politician said Wednesday. Separately, a law enforcement official confirmed that authorities have found an image of a potential suspect but don't know his name. The development - less than 48 hours after the attack, which left three people dead and more than 170 wounded - marked a possible turning point in a case that has investigators analyzing photos and...
  • Help in Identifying Men At Boston Marathon

    04/17/2013 8:54:20 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 86 replies
    Youtube ^ | 4/18/20113 | Youtube
    This on the local Fox news Not suspects according to the news. Back is missing
  • 'Innocent' Boston Marathon Saudi Tied to Numerous Known Al-Qaeda Terrorists

    04/17/2013 9:48:40 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 33 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 17 April 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    Al Qaeda flag As most of you are likely aware, the jerry-rigged pressure-cooker bombs deployed at the Boston Marathon terrorist attack emit the stench of Al Qaeda. You probably also know that in the wake of the attack,a Saudi by the name of 'Abdul Rahman Ali Al-Harbi' was hospitalized and became asuspect,only to be promptly downgraded to a mere person of interest (pressure from Beantown's Dem mayor/senator/governor/US president?). The 20-y.o. student has been searchedby the FBI and Boston Police, yet no confirmation has been given so far to his involvement. Yet the lib MSM media -along with trolls on...
  • Breaking from Hannity - Saudi student will be deported?

    04/17/2013 6:48:50 PM PDT · by HawkHogan · 198 replies
    Hannity | Hannity
    Was anyone just watching Hannity? According to his guest, the Saudi student who was questioned about the Boston bombing will be deported per one of his anonymous sources. There's no link as of yet.
  • Breaking: Saudi National & Exchange Student Ali Alharbi Is Being Deported Back to Kingdom (Video)

    04/17/2013 7:37:06 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 34 replies
    On Tuesday, the day following the Boston Marathon bombing, Boston officials detained Saudi national Abdulrahman Ali Alharbi a 20 year-old exchange student. He is believed to have entered the country on a student visa. Late yesterday Abdulrahman was cleared by federal officials in the Boston bombing. Tonight Steven Emerson told Sean Hannity that the non-suspect Abdulrahman Ali Alharbi is being deported back to the Saudi Kingdom.
  • Steve Emerson reports Saudi national person of interest is being deported on Tuesday (Video)

    04/17/2013 7:53:31 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 61 replies
    Walid Shoebat ^ | April 18, 2013 | Shoebat Foundation
    Tonight on Hannity, Steve Emerson of the Investigative Project on Terrorism, reported that his sources are telling him that Abdul Rahman Ali Alharbi, the Saudi national who was a person of interest for less than 24 hours, is being deported to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. Why? According to Emerson, based on National Security grounds. Reuters is reporting that Obama met today with the Saudi Foreign Minister in an unscheduled meeting: U.S. President Barack Obama met with Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal at the White House on Wednesday and discussed the conflict in Syria, a spokeswoman said. The meeting was...
  • Breaking: Saudi national questioned about Boston bombing being quietly deported next Tuesday

    04/17/2013 6:54:00 PM PDT · by pabianice · 13 replies
    Fox News Channel/Hannity Show (live) | 4/17/13
    Now on Hannity. Saudi man questioned yesterday and then released re. the Boston Marathon bombing to be quietly deported next Tuesday. This coincidental with closed meeting Obama had with Saudi Foreign Minister last night. Guest on Hannity vouching that this news has been confirmed through a contact in the State Department.
  • Saudi National in Boston Bombing being deported on "National Security Grounds"

    04/17/2013 7:40:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 69 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 4/17/13 | Pamela Geller
    Steve Emerson just broke the shocking news that the Saudi National, Abdul al-Harbi, first questioned in the Boston bombing, is going to be deported on "national security grounds." He is from a very powerful Saudi family with many terrorist ties. Abdul al-Harbi is a devout Muslim from Medina. I said it takes longer than 15 hours to investigate all of Abdul al-Harbi's relatives, friends, acquaintances, and business and school friends. Perhaps a quick look at the Arabic sources should raise the eyebrows of every American relative to the extent of the problem at hand. Many from Al-Harbis clan are steeped...
  • Report: Arrest made or imminent in Boston Marathon Bombings [LIVE THREAD ON IMMINENT ARRESTS]

    04/17/2013 10:42:59 AM PDT · by kristinn · 565 replies
    WCVB-TV Boston ^ | 1:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, April 17, 2013 | Janet Wu
    WCVB-TV Boston‏@WCVB9m #BREAKING: According to @WuWCVB, an arrest in #BostonMarathon bombing is imminent or has already taken place.
  • Al Qaeda linked to Saudi at Boston Marathon

    04/16/2013 11:20:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    Renew America ^ | April 17, 2013 | Dr. Laurie Roth
    On my national radio show on Tuesday April 16th, former Muslim Brotherhood member, now author, speaker, and expert on Islam and the Middle East, Whalid Shoebat, called in revealing info he discovered in Arabic, his native language. We all recall Abdul Rahman Ali Al-Harbi detained as a "person of interest" at the scene of the Boston Marathon explosion. He was injured and hospitalized then questioned but not arrested. Today as the news cycle unfolded, he was described as "innocent" and most cooperative with authorities. Whalid Shoebat found in Arabic a list of known Islamic terrorists, either wanted or currently being...
  • "Innocent" Saudi has ties to several al-Qaeda terrorists

    04/16/2013 6:36:06 PM PDT · by Ben Barrack · 72 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 4/16/13 | Walid Shoebat
    A couple of weeks ago we warned America about the very serious problem of Saudi infiltration; many of these Saudi nationals criminals and terrorists. After the bombings, a Saudi by the name of Abdul Rahman Ali Al-Harbi was hospitalized and became a ‘suspect’, then a ‘person of interest’. His apartment was searched by federal and local authorities. No confirmation has been given so far to his involvement. The Media were quick to claim his innocence, of course. This brings us to the Boston marathon bombings. Foreign Policy is reporting that he’s ‘no longer a person of interest’, which means he’s...
  • Michael Savage Interviews Walid Shoebat on Boston, Obama's Connection to Wahhabism, etc.

    04/17/2013 1:33:55 AM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 23 replies
    SoundCloud ^ | 130416 | Michael Savage, Walid Shoebat
    Michael Savage interviews Walid Shoebat on the Boston Bombing and why the U.S. Government failed to prevent it, the threat of Jihad, Sharia; Obama's Kenyan connection to support of Wahhabism and Jihad, etc.
  • Hagel: Pentagon ready to assist civil authorities in Boston

    04/16/2013 8:25:55 PM PDT · by haffast · 17 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | April 16, 2013 | Patrick Dickson
    WASHINGTON The U.S. military is ready to assist after what Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called a cruel act of terror in Boston. Testifying on Capitol Hill, Hagel said Tuesday that the attack on the Boston Marathon was terrorism, and that the Pentagon is prepared to respond quickly to any request from domestic law enforcement. (The attack) is clearly an act of terror and will be approached as an act of terror, Hagel said. snip More than 400 Massachusetts National Guardsmen remain on duty to continue to assist local authorities, according to a news release from the Guard. The 211th...
  • Saudi man questioned in Boston Marathon bombing is a witness not a suspect {Fast & Furious 2.0 ]

    04/16/2013 8:30:02 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 15 replies ^ | April 16 2013 | By Chelsia Rose Marcius In Revere, Mass. , Joseph Straw In Washington AND Larry Mcshane
    He didnt do it. The Saudi national questioned in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon terror blasts that killed three is considered a witness rather than a suspect, sources told the Daily News on Tuesday. RELATED: BOSTON MARATHON BOMB DEVICES WERE PRESSURE COOKERS FILLED WITH NAILS, BALL BEARINGS: REPORT Abdulrahman Ali Alharbi, 22, remained hospitalized in Boston as investigators searched every inch of his Revere, Mass., apartment and grilled his roommate. But it turns out the student was apparently in the wrong place at the wrong time when two bombs exploded Monday afternoon near the finish line of the event...
  • Law enforcement source: Search of Revere home connected to Boston explosions

    04/16/2013 7:07:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    REVERE, Mass. Police were seen carrying several large bags from a suburban Boston apartment that authorities say was searched in connection to the Boston Marathon bombing. The bags were removed from the apartment on Ocean Avenue in Revere just north of Boston at about 2 a.m. Tuesday....
  • Saudi national no longer person of interest in Boston bombings, no other suspects

    04/16/2013 4:44:56 PM PDT · by Jean S · 67 replies
    FP via Drudge ^ | 4/16/13 | Josh Rogin
    The Saudi national injured during the bomb attacks at the Boston Marathon Monday has been cleared and is no longer even a person of interest, intelligence officials told lawmakers Tuesday. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper briefed members of the Senate Intelligence Committee behind closed doors in a pre-scheduled hearing that was supposed to focus on the budget, but Clapper began with an update of the bombings. Ranking Republican Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) emerged from the briefing and said he was told the 22-year old Saudi student who was injured during the bombings and remains in the care of a local...
  • Obama administration has SLASHED budget for domestic bombing prevention by 45 per cent,

    04/16/2013 5:03:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/16/13 | David Martosko
    Barack Obama's administration has cut the budget nearly in half for preventing domestic bombings, MailOnline can reveal. Under President George W. Bush, the Department of Homeland Security had $20 million allocated for preventing the use of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) by terrorists working inside the United States. The current White House has cut that funding down to $11 million. That assessment comes from Robert Liscouski, a former Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection, in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15 that killed three Americans and injured at least 173 others. He told MailOnline that the...
  • Obama administration has SLASHED budget for domestic bombing prevention by 45% [USA MEDIA SILENT]

    04/16/2013 4:55:43 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 15 replies
    uk DAILY MAIL ^ | 4/16/13 | DAVID MARTOSKO
    $20 million budget under Bush became $11 million under Obama Barack Obama's administration has cut the budget nearly in half for preventing domestic bombings, MailOnline can reveal. Under President George W. Bush, the Department of Homeland Security had $20 million allocated for preventing the use of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) by terrorists working inside the United States. The current White House has cut that funding down to $11 million. That assessment comes from Robert Liscouski, a former Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection, in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15 that killed three Americans and...
  • Boston Terrorism and the Saudi Arabian Public Relations Masters

    04/16/2013 1:19:58 PM PDT · by drewh · 18 replies
    The Algemeiner ^ | April 16, 2013 10:15
    Boston Terrorism and the Saudi Arabian Public Relations Masters According to reports the suspect in the Boston Marathon terror attack is a 20-year old Saudi national who is currently under police guard. One wonders how long it will take for the Saudi Public Relations spin machine to kick into action. Indeed in the years since the 9/11 attack, in which 15 of the 19 bombers were Saudi Arabian, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has spent over $100 million on American Public Relations companies. Clearly, those funds have gone far and have been well spent. Including their current PR firm, Edelman,...
  • U.S. was warned of terror attacks

    04/16/2013 2:57:24 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 24 replies
    WND ^ | 4/16/2013 | Reza Kahlili
    Although it is not known yet who is responsible for Mondays heinous bombings at the Boston Marathon that killed three and injured more than 100 people, a source within Iranian intelligence services told WND the Islamic regime was behind them and to look for trails through Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. The source said the bombs were planted near the end of the race so that the horrific images of the blasts would be captured by all the media there and be replayed over and over throughout the world. A senior commander of the Islamic regime had warned less than two...
  • Boston Bombing: Let's Focus On the Who, Not the Why

    04/16/2013 2:49:55 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    National Review ^ | 04/16/2013 | Peter Hegseth
    Make no mistake about it, yesterdays bombing in Boston was a cowardly terrorist act. We dont know yet who is responsible; all we know is that someone, or some group, targeted innocent civilians at an iconic American sporting event. Without getting into complex discussions about definitions, this is terrorism, plain and simple. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those killed or injured near the marathon finish line on Boylston Street. Their prayers, and those of their family and friends, are our prayers. And to those who ran toward the explosions to aid the wounded runners, spectators, first responders,...
  • Boston IED bomb devices with ball bearings are used by terrorists in Afghanistan

    04/16/2013 2:33:27 PM PDT · by tellw · 60 replies
    The Daily Mail - UK ^ | 4-16-13 | Daniel Bates
    The two bombs that killed three people and injured at least 176 at the Boston Marathon on Monday were made from six-liter pressure cookers crammed with shards of metal, nails and ball bearings and stashed in black backpacks, police sources revealed today. The cruelly-designed bombs have 'frequently' been used in Afghanistan, India, Nepal and Pakistan, according to a 2010 Homeland Security Department pamphlet - hinting at the origins of the bombers behind the worst terrorist atrocity in the U.S. since 9/11.
  • Saudi terror cell, possibly al Qaeda, behind Boston Marathon bombings. Manhunt for escaped suspect

    04/16/2013 2:22:56 PM PDT · by Fred · 25 replies
    debka ^ | 041613 | DebkaFile
    FBI Special Agent Richard Deslauriers told reporters Tuesday, April 16, that the probe had no leads 18 hours after two explosions blew up at the annual Boston Marathons finishing line, killing three people and injuring 176 17 critically. debkafiles counterterrorism sources can disclose however that the investigation has in fact homed in on a suspected terror cell of three Saudi nationals, very possibly tied to Al Qaeda. The flat they share in the Revere, Massachusetts, near Boston, was searched after the questioning of one of the suspects, a Saudi student, who was hospitalized with badly burned hands. One of...
  • Al-Qaeda Propagandist Called For Attacks On Sports Events

    04/16/2013 2:13:26 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 141 replies ^ | April 16, 2013 | Patrick Goodenough
    ( Although no group has claimed responsibility for Mondays deadly bomb blasts at the Boston Marathon, a leading al-Qaeda ideologue last year recommended that jihadists in America include sporting events in their list of prospective terror targets.
  • In Wake of Boston Terror Attacks The Nations Vanden Heuvel Hopes America Doesnt

    04/16/2013 1:30:08 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies ^ | April 16, 2013 | Jeffrey Meyer
    It seems as though The Nation’s Katrina vanden Heuvel should take her own advice in saying that tragic events like the terrorist attack in Boston on April 15 should not be politicized.  Appearing on MSNBC’s Now w/ Alex Wagner on April 16, Ms. vanden Heuvel managed to contradict herself within mere seconds. Speaking with liberal host Alex Wagner and’s Joy-Ann Reid, the left-wing commentator appeared to at first make a reasoned call for patience in the aftermath of the terrorist attack, insisting that: I think you know we know we don't want to engage in baseless speculation. What we...
  • ABC News Actually Claims Boston is the First Terrorist Attack on the US Homeland Under Obama!

    04/16/2013 1:51:46 PM PDT · by MissesBush · 54 replies
    04/16/13 | Me
    Anyone else listening to Sean Hannity's Show and the ABC News breaks during? ABC News is SHAMELESSLY claiming this is the first US homeland terror attack on Obama's watch, a blatant lie and surely they know it. And if they don't, they should go out of the news business. ABC News needs to tell the families of the 13 murdered heros by Hassan the Islamic radical maggot that their loved ones didn't die from terrorism. Or should we assume ABC News is just toeing the Obama line that it was an act of workplace violence and not what it was,...
  • IS THIS THE BOMBER? Man With Black Backpack Before Bombing Then Without Backpack

    04/16/2013 1:56:01 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 82 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 4/16/13 | Jim Hoft
    These photos from yesterdays marathon were forwarded to me from a trusted source and came from a Japanese Flickr account. This photo here shows the Boston crowd before the bombing And then after the bombing.
  • Is Steny Hoyer Aware That The Sequester Was Jacob Lew's Idea (According To Bob Woodward)?

    04/16/2013 1:08:39 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 10 replies
    4/16/2013 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist
    I can't believe what Steny Hoyer said concerning the sequester cuts. But, according to Bob Woodward, the sequester cut was Jacob Lew's (Obam's choice to be Treasury secretary) idea, and the idea was jumped on by Obama.
  • Jihadist Web Forums Celebrate Boston Bombing

    04/16/2013 12:46:54 PM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 4/16/13 | staff
    Jihadist web forums lit up on Tuesday with anti-American radicals celebrating Mondays terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon, which killed three and wounded at least 170. According to SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors the online web activities of radical Muslim groups and individuals, jihadists expressed their joy and hoped the blasts are acts of jihadi terrorism. We ask Allah that this is the start before the storm, said one user on one Jihadist forum. May Allah give you the glad tiding of Paradise for this joyous news. Some forum users hoped a Jihadist group was behind the attacks. Others speculated...
  • MSNBCs Thomas Roberts Calls Out Barney Frank for Politicizing Boston Marathon Bombing

    04/16/2013 12:47:15 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies ^ | April 16, 2013 | Paul Bremmer
    Former congressman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) went on MSNBC this morning to react to yesterday’s bombing at the Boston Marathon. In a shameless moment of advocacy, Frank used the tragedy to make a political statement about revenue and the size of government. Considering that this happened on MSNBC, you might expect the host to condone the congressman’s liberal activism, but anchor Thomas Roberts actually called Frank out for his despicable attempt to politicize this tragedy. Early in the interview, Frank stressed that none of us know much about who and what were behind this event as of yet. So the former...
  • Boston Marathon Bombings: What Happened And What Didn't (Nice summation of current info)

    04/16/2013 12:47:09 PM PDT · by Straight Vermonter · 39 replies ^ | 4/16/13 | Barry Petchesky
    As with any crisis, early information is incomplete and sometimes outright wrong. The day after the Boston Marathon bombings, a clearer picture has emerged. Let's get up to speed with where things stand right now. What do we know about the bombs? The first bomb went off at 2:50 p.m., a few feet short of the finish line, in front of a sporting goods store and a LensCrafters. The second went off 12 seconds later, about a block further up Boylston Street, which serves as the home stretch of the marathon. You can see the blast locations on the map...
  • Cellular Networks Were Flooded,, Not Shut Down, After Boston Marathon Attack

    04/16/2013 12:01:30 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 15 replies ^ | 04/16/2013 | Matthew Feeney
    Yesterday, the Associated Press reported that an unnamed "law enforcement official, citing an intelligence briefing, said that cell phone service had been deliberately switched off in Boston to prevent another bomb being detonated by a cell phone. However, providers have denied that cellular networks were deliberately shut down..The carriers said heavy usage caused connection delaysbut service remained available in the city throughout the day..
  • Marathon bombs likely made from pressure cookers, shrapnel, sources say

    04/16/2013 11:58:44 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 47 replies
    fox news ^ | 4/16/2013 | fox news
    Pressure cookers possibly activated remotely by a cellphone are believed to have been used to make the crude bombs that sent deadly shrapnel hurling into a crowd of onlookers and competitors at Mondays Boston Marathon, experts told Fox News. Doctors treating some of the 176 injured victims believe the explosives were packed with deadly shrapnel, including pellets, nails and sharp metallic objects with some patients having 40 or more such fragments embedded in their bodies. Many of them have severe wounds mostly in the lower part of their body wounds related to the blast effect of...