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Boston: A Photographic Retrospective

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It has been a tumultuous and terrible week with every emotion being played out in public, real-time across every social media source. This is an attempt at visually preserving and memorializing this week's events.

Everything was going as planned for one of the most prestigious marathons in the world


The elite athletes had completed their race


The rest of the pack (still incredible athletes to qualify for Boston) continued their trudge through the 26.2 miles


And then at around 4 hours in, this


and then this



Chaos and devastation


Heroes emerged


First responders with uniforms


... and without


The suspects were first unknown but identified in a few days



Then the manhunt began


Following a shoot out on MIT Campus


Which left one police officer dead


As well as one of the suspects


Quickly Boston was put into lockdown mode


A city on the verge of martial law


As the manhunt began


As the suspects were identified, family members came forward


Neighborhoods were evacuated


... and searched for bombs


As bewildered residents looked on


Even the journalists were told to provide "ground coverage"


Then as night was about to fall and the suspect remained uncovered, shots were heard


And the showdown siege began


The second suspect was discovered - in a boat


SWAT teams swooped in


And Suspect 2 was captured


Law enforcement celebrated


As did the people


'Friends' were rounded up


And all was well: a perfect ending.

... or just the beginning?



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Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:25 | 3479025 HulkHogan
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My virgin eyes!! My virgin eyes!! Those pictures were terrible.

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:30 | 3479048 toys for tits
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The guy in the cowboy hat next to the guy that had his legs amputated is this guy.  The interview he gave was emotional.


Carlos Arredondo is “the man in the cowboy hat” from the now-famous photo taken after the explosions at the Boston Marathon on Monday.

Arredondo was at the Boston Marathon to support “Tough Ruckers” – military members who run in full military gear to honor fallen comrades.

His son, Alex, died in Iraq in 2004. When marines came to deliver that news to Arredondo, he locked himself in his van and set it on fire. Those marines rescued him.

Arredondo would also lose his only other son, Brian, who never got over the loss of his brother and committed suicide at the age of 24.

Arredondo could not save his sons’ lives, but on Monday he saved someone else’s.

The gravely injured man in the photo is 27-year-old Jeff Bauman. He had to have both lower legs amputated, but his father says he’s recovering.

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:34 | 3479064 otto skorzeny
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his son gave his life for jewish bankers and big oil.

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:37 | 3479071 toys for tits
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Which son?

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:38 | 3479076 FuzzyDunlop21
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ZeroHedgers may find this interesting:

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:45 | 3479113 john39
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this orchestrated crap is obvious enough that more should see through it...  Orwell nailed it decades ago... now we move to the "two minutes of hate" where the slaves get to hate the muslim enemy and all pull together for big brother, er uncle sam:

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:13 | 3479203 ACP
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What really surprises me is that with the MASSIVE mobilization involving both local police and Feds, they didn't harm or kill anyone they didn't suspect with being involved with the bombings, and even then presumably only fired after being fired upon (of course luck may have been involved because at least one person had a hole in his house, but unknown where it came from).

Which means, either they are super-professional, or the LAPD and NYPD seriously need to go back to the 'Police Academy' for some serious remedial training.

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:50 | 3479257 jbvtme
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 video of older brother's capture as he walks naked and perfectly healthy to police cruiser which was released from brazilian tv?

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 00:13 | 3479390 Fish Gone Bad
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All these bombings makes one want to live on the west coast.  Oh wait a minute, Fukushima is destroying that constantly, every day.  I'll take my chances with the malcontents versus getting poisoned a little every day.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 01:54 | 3479538 nothing can go wrogn
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It is amazing. The Pacific ocean is basically dieing off right now from unrelenting nuclear contamination. The amount of cancers, birth defects, and general fucked up shit that will be occuring over the next decade will be unheralded in the history of our failed species on this planet.

Fuck Einstein! and Fuck Oppenheimer! Those fucking cunts fucked this planet up way more than any of these rag tag kids from some central asian backwater.

Here's the thing, Einstein is supposedly "super intelligent." Well guess what? If you invent something that leads to your own species extinction? You're a fucking a failed mutation. Clever? Sure. Wisdom & intelligence? Negative.

Time to re-write the history books. Einstein (and that little devil man Oppenheimer) were failures. Humanoids. They look and act like humans, but fail the test.

You want to know who was a hero? Who was a real human? Linus Pauling.

Linus Pauling was asked to participate in the Manhanttan project, but he turned it down. He saw the writing on the wall and said "no thanks." (He also won two nobel prizes back when they meant something.)

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 03:18 | 3479604 asdasmos
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Tamerlan Tsarnaev? Naked & walking alive...

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 08:08 | 3479765 GetZeeGold
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They all look alike to me.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 11:17 | 3480070 smlbizman
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alright home gamers...look for the dead in obits...i cant find any.....the bios of the victims, maryland school teacher, husband and sister all leg s blown of or serious leg injuries...the beth israel deaconess medical center has reported 13 amputations of legs...all other parts, heads arms face etc., made out ok...these people will never be able to return to their "normal" lives...but i would guess with new ids we can start more "normal"  lies..i mean is all out there...look around, use your head...its called critical thinking...

and somebody else mentioned here no funerals...i would think the msm would cover the funerals of the poor dead kids from the school shooting.....or would they respect the familys grief?....i think not

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 03:29 | 3479612 toys for tits
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In 5 years who do you think will have a greater increase in health issues, Japan or the US, which includes Alaska and Hawaii?

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 13:14 | 3480496 Jena
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Japan.  The effects to U.S. will take longer.

My best friend in the world lives in Yokohama and will not leave.  That issue aside, she provides interesting information:  She grows lots of flowers, has several cats and many fish in a few different freshwater aquariums.  Of these different biomasses only some of the smallest fish are affected with a small deviation to the spine. She does see a higher death rate in the tanks than she did before Fukushima.  None of her cats have been affected.

We would take her in, complete with cats, in a minute but she insists that leaving is not an option.  She spends every moment she can trying to raise money and help for those stuck in the worst areas, especially the children.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 10:40 | 3479961 GMadScientist
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Fuku is affecting most if not all of the northern hemisphere at this point. Wake up.

It always makes me sad when lunacy like this gets people and the media excited; don't you idiots realize that's what they wanted?

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 03:41 | 3479618 Colonial Intent
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Except its not, its the guy whose car was hijacked.

Police forced him to strip naked for booby traps and were unsure at time of arrest if he was an accomplice.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 08:44 | 3479819 jbvtme
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anyone know the identity of the hijacked guy?

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 10:19 | 3479931 derek_vineyard
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get your car hijacked, your ATM raided, your life threatened and then your package size exposed to all humanity---bad day

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 08:18 | 3479794 lovemesomeZH
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that's not the brother, but that is someone who had his rights violated by the police.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 08:18 | 3479795 lovemesomeZH
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that's not the brother, but that is someone who had his rights violated by the police.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 11:34 | 3480173 Ident 7777 economy
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How the hell do you know? Were you one of the police?

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 15:27 | 3480967 Widowmaker
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Rights are monetized and fucking history.

On the watch of a nigger in chief no less.

Don't worry Kunt Napolitano and her band of dipshits Inc have your crotch in lockdown already.

Perhaps if one person told the truth - just one.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 11:31 | 3480166 Ident 7777 economy
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" video of older brother's capture as he walks naked and perfectly healthy to police cruiser which was released from brazilian tv? "


Yer video is CRAP.

It will convince many a 10 yr old amateur 'sleuth' not in possession of the FACTS and that is about all.







Sun, 04/21/2013 - 18:12 | 3481461 Monedas
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That was a nosy neighbor .... who was later released !

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:42 | 3479310 El Oregonian
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Must of been the paid spooks who swept the streets during the unconstitutional "Lockdown"... As in Prison "Lockdown"?... wordsmiths deliberate Orwellian double-speak?

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 00:27 | 3479416 TeamDepends
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Good God!  "Must of been..."  It's must have been or at least must've been.  Syntax is important as the eyes of the world are focused on ZH.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 10:37 | 3479956 GMadScientist
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Well at least we've got that goin' for us. ;)

But when you're dealing with marketing people (and let's be honest, that is the lobbyists' spawning ground) who can come up with innocuous terms like "Shelter in Place" for the institution of martial law, you'll need to mind a bit more than your occasional crossed eye or dotted 'T'.


Sun, 04/21/2013 - 00:28 | 3479423 Mactheknife
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Check out Karl Denninger's take...

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 01:42 | 3479527 headless blogger
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He's an idiot who jumps to conclusions with no evidence.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 06:00 | 3479675 KTV Escort
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wow, hb, that's some thoughtful commentary on the linked piece.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 07:31 | 3479750 Oldballplayer
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I read the link. The guy is an idiot who does not know what he is talking about.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 07:53 | 3479769 GetZeeGold
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Oh crap, he's called out the Karl.


Just let me get to a safe distance. Karl's gonna wing some potty mouth words at you.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 11:29 | 3480149 Buckaroo Banzai
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Here's a better link to Denninger's commentary that you refer to:

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 02:43 | 3479582 mrmister
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The officials who are eager to declare martial law on one of the largest cities in America and send in thousands of agents with ar15s, and trample the constitution are the same people who defend this: Actions speak louder than words.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 10:34 | 3479953 Offthebeach
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On the plus side, Friday I cashed my ghetto pay check for fixing up Section 8 appartments while the fat, cig smoking, Pepsi guzzling, Iphoning slaturns occasionly lifted their dim orbs off Jerry Springer on the flat screen.
I went to Tiki Port, drank and ate $80, then later, after Chatham and Welfleet, hit the fatigue/booze wall at The Old Colony Tap, PTown. I couldn't understand the Irish tourists ..
..But the best? No cops. Nada. Not a cruiser. Like the old days.
(Bad part? I don't have the multi day drinking legs I used to.)

Anyway, is there a better pro victim, America sucks, unarmed fat pussies then Boston? ( Little Italy, Charlestown and half of S. Boston excepted. )
All Sheeple stay in your tax harvest pen.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 11:38 | 3480190 Ident 7777 economy
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Was this lifted from the book "The Audacity of Hope"?

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 00:06 | 3479374 IamtheREALmario
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Blanks? Can't make a lot of holes with blanks. Apparently not even in the shrink wrap on the boat.

What amazes me is how the alleged terrorists carried so many bombs and ammo with them to a hijacking ... the SUV didn't have the bombs and ammo or did it?


Sun, 04/21/2013 - 11:38 | 3480196 Ident 7777 economy
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YOU DON'T THINK they had backpacks pre-packed with this shit DO YOU?




Sun, 04/21/2013 - 00:21 | 3479405 FreeSlave
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Here is an explanation of how you create a killer out of a regular person with a help of hipnosis. Really compelling...

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 03:39 | 3479617 toys for tits
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Thanks for the education.  Very compelling.

After that video, I watch this one from the same guy, Derren Brown.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 09:32 | 3479872 tip e. canoe
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yup, even GWB can see through this one:

fool me once...

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:46 | 3479118 BLOTTO
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The controlled main stream media is not our friend.


Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:15 | 3479210 palmereldritch
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The only thing missing from the pictorial retrospective are the PMCs


“Contractors” at Boston Marathon Stood Near Bomb, Left Before Detonation
Sun, 04/21/2013 - 00:28 | 3479418 toys for tits
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It's not our job to make up the news, that's the government's. - V for Vendetta


Sun, 04/21/2013 - 08:25 | 3479788 GetZeeGold
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Now for a fun game of matching up the patches to the backpacks.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 00:49 | 3479471 Mactheknife
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Thanks for that link...everyone should see this.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 11:40 | 3480201 Ident 7777 economy
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Yes, especially the weak minded. Can't have enough 'weak minded' individuals doing the Lord's work now can we ...

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 07:08 | 3479729 icanhasbailout
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Yes - that strikes me as a very very obvious and curious ommission - where are the pix of the Craft International military contractors?


Even if they're not ultimately found responsible - just the fact of having PMCs hired for jobs inside US territory - and in a major city no less - is, in and of itself, a HUGE story that got totally buried.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 09:55 | 3479821 spanish inquisition
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Or this pictorial of the amputee who should of bled out or was a change in makeup? 

Edit- Wouldn't there be blood splatter moving away from the bomb?


Sun, 04/21/2013 - 10:49 | 3479993 mudduck
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Does a pressure cooker bomb create a fireball flash like in the second explosion picture?

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 12:01 | 3480211 Ident 7777 economy
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No, not at all. Those videos of the "events" were instantly *enhanced* by the Alphabet soup agencies and networks for ------public------ consumption ... part of the mind-tricks they play don't ya know ...


Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:11 | 3479211 palmereldritch
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Dupe [Non-patsy variety]

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:18 | 3479236 BLOTTO
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They have created somewhat an 'invisible' enemy(s). Ones that have no home base, can be any gender, any age, etc...


Therefore, lock ALL of us commoners in our pen for our 'own safety.'

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:38 | 3479269 BLOTTO
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Live now


'Spaceman' giving the Boston Day Marathon events break down (for your consideration).


Sun, 04/21/2013 - 00:26 | 3479410 LetThemEatRand
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We have always been at war with Eurasia.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 07:04 | 3479722 Go Tribe
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Our homes are backed and owned by the government. We don't have to leave home to be in their camps. Nice how that turned out, eh?

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 08:00 | 3479778 Apostate2
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Logged in to give you a green. THAT is the issue, the takeover of private property by the state.Then all is lost. 

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:31 | 3479278 RideTheWalrus
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Good News:

North Korea denied that it has any links to the Boston Marathon bombing, saying it“maintains a stance against any form of terrorism,” as quoted by the KCNA. The statement also said North Korea will not hide behind terrorism if it ever feels the need to strike the US, dismissing the allegations posted on the American news website WND that the country might be behind the bombing as an attempt by “hostile forces” to damage its reputation.

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:32 | 3479285 Banksters
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North Korea doesn't know whether to shit or wind its wrist watch.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 10:31 | 3479945 GMadScientist
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NK doesn't even have a wrist watch.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 00:52 | 3479477 toys for tits
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... damage its reputation.


If North Korea becomes the voice of reason regarding terrorism, my head will explode, but not in the terroristic way.  No one will be injured.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 15:31 | 3480982 Widowmaker
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The problem with lies is they stink.

They all do.

Every story, every episode, every fucking word out of Boston has been opaque and misleading.

This is no accident, and that stench is unbearable.

But, puppets in the USA gulp it down, noses plugged and conscience closed.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 07:21 | 3479742 Defcon1980
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You are a fucking Nazi bastard. Burn in hell.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 08:53 | 3479825 Sean7k
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You lack the intelligence to be a fucking nazi bastard (or much of anything else). Go back to your jew hole and commiserate.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 07:23 | 3479744 Defcon1980
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Referring to you otto skorzeny

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 20:44 | 3481912 fiddy pence haf...
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yup. as a human being , try to come to terms with yourself and or your

family members being pawns in a big game.

and then discover that you can't do much about changing the situation.


you become a pacifist and help others, or get to your bunker

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:02 | 3479178 Dingleberry
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Who actually won the race? Lucky they did.

It pays to come in first, now in more ways than one.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 01:04 | 3479496 TeamDepends
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Sun, 04/21/2013 - 02:10 | 3479554 francis_sawyer
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I thought I remember hearing one time that to 'qualify' for the Bostom Marathon, you had to have posted a Marathon time of sub 3 hours... So what were these people doing stumbling in past the 4 hr. mark?

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 09:19 | 3479850 Confused
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If its anything like the NYC Marathon, you can run if you are with a "charity." So you basically join a bunch of other people and raise money. That gets you a slot in the race. Atleast in NY. I'm sure the Boston Marathon has a similar thing going. 

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:42 | 3479089 Croesus
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Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:01 | 3479175 Croesus
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@ Toys for tits: 

Glad you saw it! This whole damn thing stinks to high heaven.

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:08 | 3479202 blindman
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is that a clever Neo-Con-Anti-Islamist-Zionist piece?

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:21 | 3479243 Yamaha
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Thanks! I worked for a medical examiner - good stuff!

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:21 | 3479244 Yamaha
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Thanks! I worked for a medical examiner - good stuff!

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 09:05 | 3479838 Miss Expectations
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It doesn't look like he was run over.  What do you think?

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:29 | 3479268 gwar5
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I love how Big Sis already came out 2 days ago and said there is 'No broader plot' and that it was 'not worthy of comment' regarding questions about the Saudi suspect implicated.


This thing has some legs. No pun intended.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 00:01 | 3479363 lolmao500
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This obviously mean that America is going to war soon... Against who, that's the question... Iran? Syria? Saudi Arabia??

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 00:38 | 3479441 otto skorzeny
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as  wise man once said (w. bush) - "bring 'em on"-all of 'em

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 00:52 | 3479472 McMolotov
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We're at war with ourselves, and it won't end happily ever after.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 00:56 | 3479480 toys for tits
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... and both of us are going to lose.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 10:15 | 3479926 Henry Hub
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***America is going to war soon***


The patsies were suppose to be Iranian in order to justify an attack on Iran. Someone screwed up big time and came up with Chechens.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 15:33 | 3480989 Widowmaker
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Sun, 04/21/2013 - 00:24 | 3479389 FreeSlave
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Sun, 04/21/2013 - 00:55 | 3479483 toys for tits
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I have to ask, what is with the single period as the total post?

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 06:26 | 3479695 Bearwagon
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It means: "You got a point."

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 00:26 | 3479395 Reptil
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What do we know? What they tell us.
Sophisticated bombs made by an ex-stoner? (only recently not smoking anymore)
Sleeper-cell? CIA-handlers? FBI sting op gone wrong?


All I know is there's pictures of CRAFT employees (sporting Geiger counters) missing from the above photo impression. And that is a significant omission. One star for that. :-(

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 12:03 | 3480284 Ident 7777 economy
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Who said 'sophisticated' anyway, nutter?


Sun, 04/21/2013 - 11:33 | 3480170 Chuck Walla
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YES, lets move forward with an immigration and amnesty reform. That way, we can have millions more of unknowns running around able to do as they please.



Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:35 | 3482886 Tunga
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Apparently it's fake. 

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:18 | 3479008 kito
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could one of those terrrrristtss be the one our government gave a one way ticket back to saudi arabia right after the bombing???? only glenn beck knows.....

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:43 | 3479103 TeamDepends
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Where is the journalist with balls?  If the Saudi national is guilty Barry is going from lame duck to cooked goose in a heartbeat.

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:47 | 3479123 john39
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its called a red herring...  but it will certainly keep the masses following the "saga" that the puppet masters have cooked up for them...    like grade C TV, made by the same damn people.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 02:24 | 3479568 JohnnyBriefcase
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It's like watching (end getting excited about) the 10th rehash of superman.



Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:50 | 3479131 Help Is Not Coming
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Yeah, Just like "Fast and Furious" and Bhengahzi.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 01:47 | 3479534 Cacete de Ouro
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It would be interesing if the US tried to topple Saudi Arabia. An end game play to try to confiscate the Saudi's massive gold holdings and to shore up total control of their oil reserves...

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 06:35 | 3479699 Optimusprime
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The neocons have been wanting to put KSA more directly under their control for a long time.

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:06 | 3479188 MeBizarro
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That is why Glenn Beck dragged out it 'until Monday.'  Are you one of the people actually foolish enough to pay for his self-promoting schlock? 

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:19 | 3479009 kliguy38
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Thank god for marshall law.........glad we didn't succumb to terrorism........

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:27 | 3479031 Manthong
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ouch..  martial.

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:40 | 3479088 LetThemEatRand
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Usually the guys who can't spell it are the first ones calling for it when a 19 year old allegedly blows up a slow cooker and creates a "national security emergency."

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:52 | 3479134 otto skorzeny
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he forgot the sarc-you commies have no sense of humor

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:00 | 3479163 The Shootist
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Exactly, I found it obvious.

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:27 | 3479265 TeamDepends
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And don't mess with no marshal.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 00:05 | 3479369 disabledvet
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maybe he meant they declared Marshmallow Law? "if burnt correctly on the outside it's really yummy to eat."

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 00:43 | 3479444 TeamDepends
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Well let's face it, if these freaks aren't stopped soon Soylent Green is just down the pike.  They will squeeze it into Agenda 21. You know, for the common good.

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:01 | 3479169 LetThemEatRand
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Then apologies to kliguy, but his very sentiments are spread like a disease all over the MSM so easy to overlook the sarc.

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:23 | 3479185 Manthong
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sorry.. no offense.. sometimes stuff gets taken literally.. but I do appreciate sarc

BTW.. I tend a tad more towards anarchy than communism..  :-D

BTBTW.. I'd hit mom.

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:29 | 3479271 otto skorzeny
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e european chicks are freaks

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:12 | 3479212 kliguy38
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no apologies necessary.......we just shut down a major city think what happens when the real SHTF

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:23 | 3479248 LetThemEatRand
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Truly insane.  Even if everything we've been told is 100% true there is absolutely no excuse for the manner in which it was handled and I agree -- if it was this easy to cow the public into hiding at home while the entire police force shut down the city because of one 19 year old with a pressure cooker.....

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:44 | 3479312 Manthong
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The really scary thing is that you should not let them in (Fourth Amendment)..

but if you did not - then what would SWAT and the light armor do?

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 00:28 | 3479417 LetThemEatRand
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I thought the same thing.  What if you're some guy with a bong in your apartment -- do you let them in and get arrested for drugs, or refuse their entry and get Gitmo'd for aiding and abetting an enemy combatant.  Those are the kinds of choices people have to make when they live in a police state.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 01:28 | 3479521 Skateboarder
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A bong in the hand is worth two months in the can. Jajajaja.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 01:00 | 3479485 McMolotov
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As an American, this week was fucking embarrassing. At least with 9-11 we made an attempt at the stiff upper lip thing. This time people shat their pants, cried for Uncle Sam to militarize the police, and turned an entire city into a gigantic prison. All the while, this was probably 1/1000th the scale of 9-11. I'll never forget the guy begging for a cavity search. Utterly pathetic.

We really jumped the fucking shark as a country this week, people.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 01:07 | 3479498 LetThemEatRand
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I'm surprised they didn't put Obama in a leather jacket and shorts and put some girls in bikinis behind him at the press conference.  Oh shit, I probably just gave them an idea for next time.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 04:15 | 3479634 1C3-N1N3
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Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho comes after O.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 07:10 | 3479732 Go Tribe
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No kidding. Did they shut down London when the bus blew up? Or any other city around the world that gets whacked by terrorists? Only in America. The 2nd amendment is forever protected for the State to use as cover for doing almost anything it wants.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 13:16 | 3480537 Paveway IV
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Where freedom goes to die.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 15:40 | 3481007 Widowmaker
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Mission accomplished!

Homeland insecurity won the race.

Justice, truth, and the "American way" came in dead last and most likely won't finish.

Tomorrow is Monday, time to jerk off the banks.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 01:37 | 3479287 Manthong
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Gotta' love it.

 crap.. obviously not many aficianados of the eletric or ecletic up tonight.


Sun, 04/21/2013 - 01:08 | 3479499 kchrisc
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How does one get to Carnegie Hall martial-law? Practice, practice, practice.              hujel

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 07:42 | 3479757 CharlieSDT
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Carnegie Hall is in New York.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 02:43 | 3479583 blindman
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the resources will be stretched and snap and then
there will be blue skies with a chance of showers.

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:30 | 3479274 kliguy38
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spell check said it was OK LOL

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 12:13 | 3480315 wiebern
Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:48 | 3479116 dark pools of soros
Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:28 | 3479264 palmereldritch
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Did not see your comment dude.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 10:44 | 3479978 GMadScientist
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"Thank god for marshall law"

Fuck that. Mesa Boogie forever!

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:23 | 3479010 Manthong
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wow.. incredible security from government..

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:20 | 3479012 LetThemEatRand
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Here are some more pictures.  Not saying he's right, but interesting coincidences.


Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:54 | 3479147 otto skorzeny
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that one dark skinned guy has Israeli SF written all over him. that backpack looks heavy- no- like it has a pressure cooker filled with metal in it.

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:22 | 3479017 Yes_Questions
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They released photos from the morgue?


That's odd, no?

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:25 | 3479023 LetThemEatRand
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Almost as odd as the fact that the already presumed guilty guy (who apparently can't talk because of his "injuries") had a license plate saying "I did it."

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:33 | 3479057 mayhem_korner
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Is that license plate from his car - or from his Khazakstani friends?  I thought it was the latter...

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:58 | 3479158 otto skorzeny
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friends that were arrested today- looks photo-shopped- I guess Allah Akbar! was taken.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 00:27 | 3479414 Terminus C
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That was exactly what I thought when I saw it.


Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:55 | 3479345 azzhatter
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This is a good movie. Which joo produced it?

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:34 | 3479067 FiatFapper
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Looks like he resisted arrest.

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:49 | 3479128 ChanceIs
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Quite a controversy surrounding the photo.  Taken in the hospital.  Hospital denies having done it.  Odds are it was a policeman who wanted to share it with his/her comrades.  Kind of like Saddam's execution was supposed to be kept out of the public view.

Not meaning to malign the police here.  Just my guess.

BTW:  I weigh in with Karl Denninger who is quick to point out that Boston has some of the toughest anti-gun laws, and wonders what would have happened if every third citizen had one.  Would we have needed 10K cops and spent....$10 million by the time the dust settles?

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 22:59 | 3479162 otto skorzeny
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counting shutting the town down for a few days try into the billions. also-malign away.

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:04 | 3479168 JustObserving
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$10 million by the time the dust settles?

It cost $360 million to keep Boston closed for a day.  So $10 million is peanuts.

The final cost of this episode will easily exceed $500 million but, luckily, Ben is printing $3000 million a day.

Increased future spending on DHS will be at least $10 billion a year more from the current $60 billion.  There will also be losses of personal liberties and increased surveillance of all.

The final cost of this episode including future costs will exceed $100 billion.

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 23:41 | 3479308 ChanceIs
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GeeZee PeeZee.  I thought that you were blowing smoke when it came to the DHS budget.  They spent some $43 billion in 2010.  We are sooooo screwed.  Ossama bin Laden succeeded beyond his wildest dreams.  If I recall, the World Trade Towers cost $1 billion each back in the early '70s.  What did "W" say..."the terrorists envy us for our freedom."  What freedoms would those be,"W"?  The freedom to terrorize ourselves with all of these cops, drones and trillion dollar deficits?  Real race to the bottom in Prez stature between Johnson, Nixon and "W."  Obama will be in the running.

Now guess what?  The budget for Commodities Future Trading Commission?

I am going to make you wait.  Lets first consider CFTC's responsibilities. How about the $1.6 billion it let Jon Corzine steal.  How about the $1 quadrillion in derivatives it oversees.  What is reasonable overhead on that quadrillion.  Maybe 1/1,000 of a buck?  So maybe its budget should be $1 trillion.  Too liberal an assumption?  OK.  Let's get conservative and slide the decimal over three slots.  CFTC should get at least $1 billion, right?


CFTC gets about $200 million.

Why are we sooooo screwed?  Meaningless expenses for the military cronies under DHS.  No expense to keep the financial terrorists in check.  Want to save America?  Give CFTC the bigger budget.  Duh.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 00:37 | 3479428 LetThemEatRand
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If you really want your mind blown, consider the possibility that there is no spoon (bin Laden).  Or more accurately, that the spoon had nothing to do with 9/11 and that almost all of the hijackers were from Saudi Arabia.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 01:04 | 3479494 toys for tits
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The Saudi's are on the US leash.  They're just given a long lead.  

If they ever committed an unsanctioned act, then Mecca would turn into glass.

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 11:51 | 3480232 ChanceIs
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I can't go the conspiracy route with 9/11.  Buttttttt.  Being an engineer and seeing the footage of WTC 7 collapsing - at free fall speed - I have to think that that building was professionally demolished with appripriately placed and timed explosives.

If nothing else, not is one thorny unanswered question.

There is a large group of engineers and architects who openly call for an investigation of that.

I think very highly of former Ass Treasury Secretary Paul Craig Roberts.  He is steadfast in his conviction that the Fed is up to all sorts of horrors including last week's smackdown.  OTOH, he is fervent 9/11 conspiracy proponent.  IOW, he thinks the US government orchestraed the whole thing.  As I said, I can't go there, but the Building 7 evidence gives me a very serious case of cognitive dissonance.  I hope Dr. Robert's hasn't lost it.  He is a great advocate for putting the bankster's cajones in a vice.


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