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Old April 16 2013, 03:20 AM   #76
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Re: Reports of explosions at 2013 Boston Marathon

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I'm still amazed at how the marathoners kept on going, just a mile away. The area around Kenmore station was packed with cops. People kept going on toward where the explosions were, even after a few people tried to tell us. They didn't realize what was happening obviously.

I'm home finally. It was an amazing game today, marred by what happened within an hour of the game.
The game is always great, morning with baseball and breakfast and everyone goes out and watches the runners.

Now some sicko wrecked it. Even if it's some crazy American who wanted to be famous, it's still terror to me.

A shame where this world is going. But life must go on and we must enjoy it.
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Old April 16 2013, 03:47 AM   #77
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Thoughts and prayers definitely go out to Boston... and the families who have been hit by this unfathomable tragedy... but also for an end to this mindless bloodshed.

Many of us here on TBBS live our lives peacefully and occasionally indulge in hobbies; all is right with our world. But outside, there are still so many brutal people who are either deranged or have been brainwashed to believe in a faith that condones the killing of innocent people for imaginary causes. It's just sad how we're still so far away from living in a truly peaceful place where everyone gets along and those who can't are helped before they do harm.
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Old April 16 2013, 03:51 AM   #78
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Re: Reports of explosions at 2013 Boston Marathon

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I'm still amazed at how the marathoners kept on going, just a mile away. The area around Kenmore station was packed with cops. People kept going on toward where the explosions were, even after a few people tried to tell us. They didn't realize what was happening obviously.

I'm home finally. It was an amazing game today, marred by what happened within an hour of the game.
The game is always great, morning with baseball and breakfast and everyone goes out and watches the runners.

Now some sicko wrecked it. Even if it's some crazy American who wanted to be famous, it's still terror to me.

A shame where this world is going. But life must go on and we must enjoy it.
I hope if this is some American nutjob, they treat him as a terrorist. Domestic or International, attacking innocents like that is still terrorism, doesn't matter if he's a part of some cell or not.
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Old April 16 2013, 04:10 AM   #79
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Thoughts and prayers definitely go out to Boston... and the families who have been hit by this unfathomable tragedy... but also for an end to this mindless bloodshed.

Many of us here on TBBS live our lives peacefully and occasionally indulge in hobbies; all is right with our world. But outside, there are still so many brutal people who are either deranged or have been brainwashed to believe in a faith that condones the killing of innocent people for imaginary causes. It's just sad how we're still so far away from living in a truly peaceful place where everyone gets along and those who can't are helped before they do harm.
Well said I'm going to borrow part of this for else-ware.
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Old April 16 2013, 06:28 PM   #80
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It appears my initial hunch was right, that this was the work of an amateur bomber. I've read reports on the CNN website stating that investigations reveal the explosives were made of crude materials and that the perpetrator(s) didn't have a specifically large target and wasn't going for "maximum damage."

Amateur or not, this doesn't make the attack on innocent people any less deplorable or horrific. The attacker must be brought to justice.
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Old April 16 2013, 08:09 PM   #81
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http://www.nypost.com/p/news/nationa...WCaQmAofxNDHmO

According to the New York Post a Saudi national is in custody and the police have searched his apartment. His roommate described him as quiet and "a good boy" who couldn't have done such a thing.
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Old April 16 2013, 08:34 PM   #82
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http://www.nypost.com/p/news/nationa...WCaQmAofxNDHmO

According to the New York Post a Saudi national is in custody and the police have searched his apartment. His roommate described him as quiet and "a good boy" who couldn't have done such a thing.
That was claimed yesterday, but, outside of Murdoch-world, the cops say they have nobody in custody
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-22171684
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Old April 16 2013, 09:06 PM   #83
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Re: Reports of explosions at 2013 Boston Marathon

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http://www.nypost.com/p/news/nationa...WCaQmAofxNDHmO

According to the New York Post a Saudi national is in custody and the police have searched his apartment. His roommate described him as quiet and "a good boy" who couldn't have done such a thing.
That was claimed yesterday, but, outside of Murdoch-world, the cops say they have nobody in custody
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-22171684
I've read that the AP says the Saudi in question has been cleared as a suspect, but his apartment was searched.

http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/201...tive_in_b.html

My information was incomplete but a search warrant was issued and his apartment searched as mentioned above. Also, the original article I posted has been edited to say the man was recently ruled out.

*edit* Just trying to clear up any confusion I've unintentionally inserted into this thread.
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Old April 16 2013, 10:50 PM   #84
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I did wonder why nobody else carried the story...

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Old April 16 2013, 10:53 PM   #85
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Also, no warrant was issued. He voluntarily allowed his room to be searched.
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Old April 16 2013, 11:06 PM   #86
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I did wonder why nobody else carried the story...

http://gawker.com/5994810/the-vanish...ium=socialflow
Well, sorry guys. I done goofed.

I should have been more wary considering the forum I found those articles linked on. I am very interested in finding out who did this and jumped the gun.

At least the man's good name has been cleared.
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Old April 17 2013, 05:25 AM   #87
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And now the Westboro idiots are planning on picketing the funerals of the victims. (Pick your news source.)
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Old April 17 2013, 05:33 PM   #88
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Two words: Sick. Degenerates.
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Old April 17 2013, 06:24 PM   #89
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Re: Reports of explosions at 2013 Boston Marathon

Only they would sink that low. I guess we shouldn't even be surprised. I'm thinking something much more unprintable here.

As for the bomber(s?) and 2001 hijackers and other countless perpetrators, all they truly accomplish, again and again, is bringing out the best in other people.

David Letterman summed it up as well as anyone 12 years ago, one week after the WTC/Pentagon attacks. I'm looking forward to his observations tonight.
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Old April 18 2013, 12:52 AM   #90
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Re: Reports of explosions at 2013 Boston Marathon

Dear local and national media,

Please stop making sh*t up and reporting it as news. We are on edge enough as it is.

Thank you, The City of Boston.
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