Skip to comments.Is Obama trying to spin the Boston bombing to whitewash the Islamist threat?
Posted on 04/25/2013 6:40:21 PM PDT by forty_years
President Obama and his lackeys in government still insist that the Fort Hood massacre was a case of "'workplace violence,' despite mountains of evidence [that] clearly proves the Fort Hood shooting was an act of terror." Is the Obama administration now taking the same course with the Boston bombers, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and Tamerlan Tsarnaev? How did our national security apparatus allow these brothers to slip under the radar? Two men murdered three people and injured over 175 at an international event in a great American city, and "avoid[ed] capture for three days." The daily activities of 1 million people were paralyzed in the midst of hundreds of law enforcement personnel.
Ample evidence already exists supporting the theory that the Tsarnaev brothers' atrocity was motivated by Islamist ideology. Even CNN admitted:
There are many unanswered questions about the motivations of the alleged Boston Marathon bombers, Tamerlan Tsarnaev and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. But it is becoming increasingly clear that they were inspired by faith in a radical Islamist ideology. Dzhokhar has told investigators that, among other things, he and his brother wanted to defend Islam, while Tamerlan's social media accounts are replete with clips by extremist clerics. ...
Today we found that the "Boston Marathon bombers' next target was Times Square:"
The Boston Marathon bombing suspects had Times Square in their sights before law enforcement authorities put an end to their bloody terror spree, according New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
"New York was next on their list of targets," Bloomberg said of brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Bloomberg said he received confirmation of the chilling second phase of their plot from the FBI. "The fact is, New York City remains a prime target for those who hate America and want to kill Americans." ...
Given President Obama's track record of being soft on Islamic terrorism, will he try to pound a square peg into a round hole, eventually applying some silly appellation to the terrible tragedy in Boston, implying that the event was "workplace violence" or some other type of less-than-horrific event? Our President made a "deep bow (with slightly bent knee) to the Saudi king," a monarch of a nation that has consistently supported worldwide Islamic terror. Think about "The Increasingly Obvious Failure of Obama's Middle East Policy." Note that "Unfortunately, President Barack Obama's favorite adviser among [Middle Eastern] regional leaders is Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan," an obvious supporter of radical Islamic ideals. One writer for netwmd.com lamented:
... U.S. President Obama's disastrous foreign policy based on throwing America's friends under buses to impress the Muslim world and to help Islamists create a worldwide Islamic caliphate. Obama is not strengthening the hand of moderates, assuming there are such people in leadership and clerical roles in the Islamic world, but instead he is courting the worst of the worst and inviting them into his inner circle as he conducts a special effort to snub and undermine Israel (but not only Israel) to impress his guests with the focal anti-Israel bias that he shares with the radicals. ...
Obama has promised to send highly advanced weapons to Egypt's extremist Islamist president, Mohammed Morsi. These weapons include "Sixteen F-16s and 200 Abrams tanks." Morsi "has called President Obama a liar and urged that hatred of Jews be instilled in children." Under Obama, the "U.S. government has supplied five containers carrying 140,000 teargas canisters to Egypt's Interior Ministry." Morsi's regime, supposedly a "democracy," has persecuted all types of domestic opponents, especially Egypt's Christians.
Even the LA Times pointed out that:
Investigators said the two Boston Marathon bombs were triggered by long-range remote controls for toy cars -- a more sophisticated design than originally believed -- bolstering a theory that the older suspect received bomb-making guidance on his six-month trip to Russia last year. ...
"The sophistication of the explosive devices is similar to what you might find on a battlefield, and I am concerned there is a person out there, either in the Chechen region or in the United States, who trained him," Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, said in a statement.
"For anyone to rule out a foreign connection at this time, I think is highly premature," he said. ...
Would we have learned of the Tsarnaev brothers' plans to attack New York if their interrogation by FBI agents was cut short by a federal judge? Would the FBI have learned more information about other potential geographic targets, whether the brothers were trained, whether they had support, and whether they have surviving supporters somewhere in the U.S.?
Conflicting actions have occurred within our same government's executive branch regarding investigating the alleged Boston bombers -- specifically between the FBI and U.S. Attorney's office:
The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings acknowledged to the FBI his role in the attacks but did so before he was advised of his constitutional right to keep quiet and seek a lawyer, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
Once Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was read his rights on Monday, he immediately stopped talking, according to four officials of both political parties who were briefed on the interrogation but insisted on anonymity because the briefing was private.
After roughly 16 hours of questioning, investigators were surprised when a magistrate judge and a representative from the U.S. Attorney's office entered the hospital room and read Tsarnaev his rights, the four officials and one law enforcement official said. Investigators had planned to keep questioning him. ...
Will Tsarnaev's statements before he was Mirandized become inadmissible in whatever venue his trial takes place? Would he have provided much more critical intelligence before a legal procedural decision was made? I am generally in support of a strict interpretation of the Constitution, and firmly believe in assiduously guarding personal rights, but remember that:
... The public-safety exception allows investigators to question suspects for an unspecified period of time without giving them a Miranda warning, the formal language advising suspects of their right to remain silent, among other things. The exception is designed to give law-enforcement officials time to determine if there are other threats to public safety.
It will ultimately be up to a court to decide how much, if any, of the statements given before a Miranda warning can be admissible evidence for prosecution. ...
Based on what I know of President Obama's history vis-a-vis domestic and international Islamic terrorism, like his politically correct decision to sanitize the Fort Hood massacre's perpetrator of connections to Islam and terrorism, can I believe that a "federal judge made the call to advise the Boston bombing suspect of his Miranda rights" without the President's knowledge or that of his attorney general?
The Obama administration has an "official policy of banning the word 'Islam' in describing America's terrorist enemies." Showing a complete misunderstanding of Islamism -- or a willful and pathetic attempt at appeasing the U.S.'s sworn enemies -- an Obama adviser opined "Nor do we describe our enemy as jihadists or Islamists because jihad is holy struggle, a legitimate tenet of Islam meaning to purify oneself of one's community."
Perhaps the Obama administration's most glaring demonstration of incompetence was a statement made by the U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, when she said she preferred the term "man-caused disasters" over "terrorism" because "it demonstrates that we want to move away from the politics of fear toward a policy of being prepared for all risks that can occur."
Perhaps the Obama administration's foolishness explains how murderers like the Tsarnaev brothers slipped through cracks in our national security infrastructure. From the Guardian:
Communication failures between US intelligence agencies may have prevented the detection of the suspected Boston bombers, according to senators briefed in secret by the FBI on Tuesday. ...
The homeland security secretary, Janet Napolitano, acknowledged on Tuesday that the return of 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev into the US in 2012 was not flagged. "The system pinged when he was leaving the United States. By the time he returned all investigations had been closed," Napolitano said at a Senate hearing. ...
Investigators want to find out more about the trip that Tamerlan Tsarnaev made in 2012, and what might have motivated the brothers to carry out their attack on the Boston marathon last week...
From the Washington Post:
The CIA pushed to have one of the suspected Boston Marathon bombers placed on a U.S. counterterrorism watch list more than a year before the attacks, U.S. officials said Wednesday. ...
The CIA's request came months after the FBI had closed a preliminary inquiry into Tsarnaev after getting a similar warning from Russian state security, according to officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter.
The disclosure of the CIA's involvement suggests that the U.S. government may have had more reason than it has previously acknowledged to scrutinize Tsarnaev in the months leading up to the bombing in Boston. It also raises questions why U.S. authorities didn't flag his return to the United States and investigate him further after a seven-month trip he took to Russia last year. ...
There's another big question which seems to already being forgotten, perhaps willfully, by our mainstream media and by our national security agencies:
War On Terror: Could it be happening again? Could a Saudi terror cell be behind another major U.S. attack? And could the Saudi government be trying to sink the investigation?
After 9/11, the Saudi ambassador demanded the evacuation of dozens of Saudi nationals, including bin Laden kin, before the FBI could properly question them. He got his wish, even though 15 of the 19 hijackers were Saudis and others had ties to the plot.
Eerily similar high-level intervention is taking place in the Boston bombings case. Consider this timeline: ...
Did the Saudi minister request diplomatic-level immunity? Did Obama sign off on a "voluntary" departure?
"The level of coincidence required for the Saudi kid Ali Alharbi to be at the Boston Marathon at the time of the bombing and near the finish line where the bombs went off is staggering," a DHS official told IBD.
Why was he there? Was he cheering on someone running in the race? We don't know, and if he's allowed to leave the country, we may never know.
Do you feel secure knowing about Obama's dismal policies of appeasing domestic and foreign Islamo-fascists? Do you feel safe knowing that two Islamists held the entire city of Boston hostage for 3 days? Why would Obama continue his campaign to disarm law-abiding citizens of weapons meant for self-protection ("Boy, I wish I had something to protect myself with if a terrorist came through the door now.")? I've posed a lot of questions to which I cannot claim to have all the answers. But I've posed them in the hopes of encouraging Americans to look closely at Obama and his policies, and to use the democratic process to make their opinions known to the President and Congress. Congress is not innocent in the mess we're now living with. Public disengagement from the political process has allowed Washington to become a circus. It's like a kindergarten. If the teacher (the people) leaves for a cup of proverbial coffee (forgets vigilance for even a moment), the children (politicians in Washington) take advantage of the situation and run wild. It's time to take action and let Washington know you're watching and you care.
Here's contact information for all your elected representatives in Washington:
Short answer: Yes!
It did not take Holder long to get some people down to the hospital and give the suspect his Miranda rights. Something stinks to high heaven. The media has little interest in covering this story like it should be covered.
Do polar bears poop in the snow??
Whitewash, that’s racist!
Beleive it or not, I’m familar with “the crazy Mom routine”:
There is a women in my office that raised her son in a terrible neighborhood, he’s a big strong kid, and hee been in a lot of troubled as a juvenile through young adulthood now. When he goes to court she has an act she puts on, she in short she acts like a lunatic, has outbursts, dresses strangely and even wears odd wigs. Some people can turn on ghetto fabulousness like flipping a switch. No joke, its common in the hood. Its all a show to garner sympathy for the son...that is, how can you blame him if his mother is bat crap crazy??? He says “yes sir”, “no sir” -throughout. It works once, even twice, but the law of deminishing returns applies as the arrest record builds.
She also cajoles the police to keep her son off the blotter, reverse tact, there she is the diligent Mom trying to turn around a young man.
It would be funny if I didnt think this kid was headed for a serious felony and prison time as a adult.
Terrorist Mother may be employing a tact, don’t discount it outright.
beat me tuit
Captain obvious says, not only yes, but HELL yes.
no trying about it
I think the question that is out there like an elephant in the room that has yet to be asked by the media is: “Is it possible that 0bama is a Muslim?”
does a bear...?
I think it’s “Don’t look for any Saudi connection!” A sentiment which is shared by the GOP leadership.
Is the Pope Catholic?
It wasn’t pasty life-time NRA members that did it so it’s a no show.
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Does a pig crap where it pleases?
>Your choice: Obama’s appeasement or national resolve<
It would be foolish for anyone to place his or her bets on the latter.
Of course — those are his people. They are him and he is them.
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