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Old April 19 2013, 01:05 PM   #121
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Re: Reports of explosions at 2013 Boston Marathon

If you are in or near Boston you are told to stay inside! That's a million plus people, stay where you are!
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Old April 19 2013, 09:11 PM   #122
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It sounds like all eyes are focused on this guy, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. I hope they get to him before he can off himself.
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Old April 19 2013, 09:28 PM   #123
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I hope he offs himself before dark or it will be a long night.
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Old April 19 2013, 09:35 PM   #124
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I don't see how D-bag is getting out of this alive. Either he shoots himself or the cops blast his bitch-ass.
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Old April 19 2013, 09:46 PM   #125
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I hope he offs himself before dark or it will be a long night.
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I don't see how D-bag is getting out of this alive. Either he shoots himself or the cops blast his bitch-ass.

Either way, he'll be joining his brother in hell soon...
Then the police will be only able to work backwards with information they already have or can gain from research. Questions will remain unanswered for officials and the families of the victims too.
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Old April 19 2013, 09:53 PM   #126
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They will take him alive if they possibly can. But I have a feeling that he will not make it possible.
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Old April 19 2013, 10:24 PM   #127
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And while everyone is glued to their TVs concerning the biggest manhunt of a patsy, it looks like the other suspects are long gone...

http://twitpic.com/ck9aez/full
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Old April 19 2013, 10:25 PM   #128
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^ Riiiiiight.

Is there such a thing as a TRIPLE facepalm? Because I think we need one now.
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Old April 19 2013, 10:32 PM   #129
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And while everyone is glued to their TVs concerning the biggest manhunt of a patsy, it looks like the other suspects are long gone...

http://twitpic.com/ck9aez/full
Wonder if they were doing private security work for someone or some group.
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Old April 19 2013, 10:41 PM   #130
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And while everyone is glued to their TVs concerning the biggest manhunt of a patsy, it looks like the other suspects are long gone...

http://twitpic.com/ck9aez/full
Wonder if they were doing private security work for someone or some group.
It is possible they were hired for additional security, on top of the thousands of police and hundreds of soldiers, and it is also possible such a private military contractor was hired for counter-terrorism reasons; but they would do little good (they had no visible guns, and if they were armed it would be concealed pistols) if these suspects had opened fire on the crowd. But given how at least several other explosives were found and the remnants of two pressures cookers, is it possible for our two chief suspects to carry all of that deadly luggage in a rucksack each, and a pressure cooker (filled with explosives) each?
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Old April 19 2013, 10:48 PM   #131
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And while everyone is glued to their TVs concerning the biggest manhunt of a patsy, it looks like the other suspects are long gone...

http://twitpic.com/ck9aez/full
Wonder if they were doing private security work for someone or some group.
It is possible they were hired for additional security. But given how at least several other explosives were found and the remnants of two pressures cookers, is it possible for our two chief suspects to carry all of that deadly luggage in a rucksack each, and a pressure cooker (filled with explosives) each?
I highly doubt that PMC's would be used by the government to conduct a false flag operation. Too risky.


Now I could see a PMC group conducting their own false flag operation for several reasons, but I highly doubt they would have been so visible in the area if they were going to pull something like this. And the PMC's pictured in the link look to be conducting some type of survaliance operation, and appear to be caught off guard by the bombings and regrouped to determin what their response was going to be.

As for the two suspects, two bombs were placed at the marathon but I don't think anything beyond one more device was ever claimed to be found and even that report was conflicted... But we also know that their home was only a few miles away from the finish line so it isn't out of the question that they preplaced a device then went home and got more to continue to place.
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Old April 19 2013, 11:03 PM   #132
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I highly doubt that PMC's would be used by the government to conduct a false flag operation. Too risky.


Now I could see a PMC group conducting their own false flag operation for several reasons, but I highly doubt they would have been so visible in the area if they were going to pull something like this. And the PMC's pictured in the link look to be conducting some type of survaliance operation, and appear to be caught off guard by the bombings and regrouped to determin what their response was going to be.

As for the two suspects, two bombs were placed at the marathon but I don't think anything beyond one more device was ever claimed to be found and even that report was conflicted... But we also know that their home was only a few miles away from the finish line so it isn't out of the question that they preplaced a device then went home and got more to continue to place.
Oh yeah it would be risky, but they were part of security and nobody suspects the security or police. Plus if our two suspects were patsies then this PMC team could have been working together on a training mission for a potential terrorist attack, the PMC team might have done the actual terrorist attack and no would know about them aside from the CIA, so low accountability and two suspects ready-made for both the government, police and media to blame.

It's unclear what actually happened but this bears a striking resemblance to the suicide bombers of 7/7, the attack on London in 2005. Those four men were working for MI6 conducting training missions and simulations of a terrorist attack when they actually did the real thing...

It's all speculation and nothing substantive, but you have the discovered Facebook and Youtube pages of the two Boston bombers, the accounts of friends and family about how they are totally shocked by what has happened and how these two men seemed perfectly normal before the attacks. Again another striking resemblance to 7/7...
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Old April 19 2013, 11:11 PM   #133
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suicide bombers of 7/7, the attack on London in 2005. Those four men were working for MI6 conducting training missions
No, actually, they weren't.
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Old April 19 2013, 11:13 PM   #134
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I don't see how D-bag is getting out of this alive. Either he shoots himself or the cops blast his bitch-ass.

Either way, he'll be joining his brother in hell soon...
Then the police will be only able to work backwards with information they already have or can gain from research. Questions will remain unanswered for officials and the families of the victims too.

I don't care about why, I care that there is a crazy terrorist 50 miles east of me who could be coming by the Mass Pike with guns and bombs. Be dead is better than be free when it comes to this guy.

And the press conference is....
"We fucked up. We have no clue where the terrorist is, or how the fuck we missed hitting him last night. Our bad, go about your way." - Mass State Police

That makes me feel safe.
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Old April 19 2013, 11:17 PM   #135
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No, actually, they weren't.
A, that one was new to me.
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