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IS THIS THE BOMBER? Man With Black Backpack Before Bombing Then Without Backpack
The Gateway Pundit ^ | 4/16/13 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 04/16/2013 1:56:01 PM PDT by cotton1706

These photos from yesterday’s 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.


TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: boston; bostonattacksuspect; bostonmarathon; bostonmarathonattack; marathon; terroristattack
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To: Straight Vermonter

Not likely that the kid in the picture is the 8 year old. An 8 y/o would be pretty big to be sitting on someone's shoulders and his dad was running in the race. He was with his mother and two siblings.

21 posted on 04/16/2013 2:23:15 PM PDT by Straight Vermonter (Posting from deep behind the Maple Curtain)
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To: Straight Vermonter
I've enhanced the image by adjusting highlights/shadows.. More clear now:

 photo before-pack_zpsbc6ecfb2.jpg">

22 posted on 04/16/2013 2:23:31 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Thank God for Freep, b/c we need to post as much evidence as possible before Obamatollah pulls another....

“Oh, this was a protest that got out of control b/c of an obscure YouTube video criticizing the prophet of islam. Oh, and by the way, my middle name’s Hussein and my wedding band is inscribed ALLAH but I’m Christian.”


23 posted on 04/16/2013 2:23:58 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: cotton1706

no


24 posted on 04/16/2013 2:25:12 PM PDT by KSCITYBOY
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To: cotton1706

How is this not irresponsible speculation?


25 posted on 04/16/2013 2:25:19 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Straight Vermonter

You are correct. Also, his father has a full head of hair, not partially bald.


26 posted on 04/16/2013 2:28:03 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: cripplecreek
You can disagree all you want but you can’t change the physical dimensions of a 16 quart pressure cooker. Let alone two of them.

Pressure cookers come in many different sizes.

27 posted on 04/16/2013 2:28:21 PM PDT by fso301
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To: RS_Rider

Thats what Iam thinking to his thumb is under the strap in the 2nd picture.


28 posted on 04/16/2013 2:28:46 PM PDT by riverrunner
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To: Vermont Lt

Saw it somewhere. I believe I too read 6 quart. Will go take a look.


29 posted on 04/16/2013 2:29:59 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

What? It’s called TRYING TO FIND A TERRORIST and the authorities have asked for the public’s help. We are FreerePUBLIC and we’re TRYIN’ to help!


30 posted on 04/16/2013 2:30:02 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: RS_Rider
Thought the same thing. I think he still has the pack on. I cook with a pressure cooker and I don't think you could carry one in a backpack without everyone wondering why you have a pot in a backpack.

I don't see why anyone expects to see the bomber after the bomb--

My theory--the bombs were in the trash can the night before. Why did so many people get their legs full of shrapnel? That suggests to me that the explosion happened close to the ground, where legs and small children are. People have been at the corner all day, throwing trash on top of the bomb. Accumulation of trash and position of the bomb suggest to me that it was there from the start of the day.

I'd like to know when those cans were placed, when they were last cleaned. Were they brought in special for the run? Can bomb-sniffing dogs smell one of these bombs made in a pressure cooker? (I guess the pressure cooker, which has a strong seal...you know, I don't know why a pressure cooker makes a bomb more than another pot would...)

How many devices in total did they find?

31 posted on 04/16/2013 2:30:26 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: cotton1706; a fool in paradise

We should let the professionals investigate. FBI’s finest are on the job! (PAGING Mr Richard Jewell!)


32 posted on 04/16/2013 2:32:16 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: cripplecreek

You’re thinking of a canning pressure cooker, to can several quart jars at the same time. I think the smallest pressure cooker you can get is five or six quarts.


33 posted on 04/16/2013 2:33:20 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

Speculation is mostly irresponsible until it leads to an answer.


34 posted on 04/16/2013 2:34:57 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: riverrunner
Thats what Iam thinking to his thumb is under the strap in the 2nd picture.

I'm with you on this. In second pic, thumb under strap, plus his neck still appears to be leaning forward as if he still had a backpack.

35 posted on 04/16/2013 2:35:57 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: cotton1706

interesting, but from the photos, one cannot tell that he moved all that far from the detonation site. You’d think that he’d be gone, altogether, unless he was given that backpack by someone else.


36 posted on 04/16/2013 2:36:05 PM PDT by Shery (in APO Land)
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To: Straight Vermonter
Also enhanced (close-up) of seemingly heavy backpack:

 photo before-pack2_zpsc692a4e6.jpg

37 posted on 04/16/2013 2:36:17 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: Mamzelle

Placing the bomb inside the building increases the lethality of the device using the glass from the store windows vs. large crowd of pedestrians.


38 posted on 04/16/2013 2:38:33 PM PDT by RS_Rider (I hate Illinois Nazis)
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To: cotton1706

link says 6 liter cooker ... second paragraph http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/trending/Pressure-cooker-bombs-Department-of-Homeland-Security-memo-2004.html


39 posted on 04/16/2013 2:39:32 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: RS_Rider

Well, I have read that people almost always think that when glass breaks with an explosion that it blows up from the inside. I don’t think so in this case. While I am skeptical of the authorities and their constant PC spin, accounts I’ve read say that it did not come from inside the building.


40 posted on 04/16/2013 2:40:34 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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