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Obama Admin Blows It Again? Person of Interest in Times Square Bombing "Familiar" to Investigators
Monday, May, 3, 2010 | Kristinn

Posted on 05/03/2010 5:46:41 PM PDT by kristinn

CBS News is reporting the Pakistani-American allegedly tied by forensic evidence to the Times Square bombing attempt last Saturday is "familiar" to the Obama administration:

A source told CBS News that investigators are looking at a possible suspect, a Pakistani American, in the botched car bombing incident near Times Square. The source said forensic evidence uncovered in the vehicle led them to a Middle Eastern man’s name that was familiar to counter terrorism investigators.

Fox News reported the Obama administration knows the person of interest recently returned from Pakistan:

Federal authorities have identified a person of interest in Saturday night's Times Square bomb attempt -- a naturalized American citizen who was in Pakistan for several months and returned to the United States recently, investigative sources told Fox News.

...Sources say that evidence includes international phone calls made by the person of interest, who has not been identified publicly.

The Obama administration's familiarity with the person of interest is in keeping with recent failures by the Obama administration to stop terror attacks on American soil by those known to the administration to have suspected ties to overseas Muslim terrorist elements:

Fox News, June 2, 2009:

A 23-year-old convert to Islam with "political and religious motives" killed a soldier just out of basic training and wounded another in a targeted attack on a military recruiting center in Arkansas, police said.

The suspect, Abdulhakim Mujahid Muhammad, reportedly had been under investigation by an FBI joint terrorism task force after he traveled to Yemen and was arrested there for using a Somali passport. The probe was in its early stages and based on Muhammad's trip to Yemen, according to ABC News.

While there, Muhammad — a U.S. citizen from Memphis who is a convert to Islam and was previously known as Carlos Bledsoe — studied jihad with an Islamic scholar, Jihadwatch.org reported.

Muhammad told authorities that he approached the recruiting center in Little Rock by car on Monday and started shooting at two soldiers in uniform, according to a police report.

ABC News, November 9, 2009:

U.S. intelligence agencies were aware months ago that (Fort Hood massacre terrorist) Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan was attempting to make contact with an individual associated with al Qaeda, two American officials briefed on classified material in the case told ABC News.

Washington Post, December 27, 2009:

A Nigerian man charged Saturday with attempting to blow up a U.S. airliner on Christmas Day was listed in a U.S. terrorism database last month after his father told State Department officials that he was worried about his son's radical beliefs and extremist connections, officials said.

The suspect, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, was added to a catch-all terrorism-related database when his father, a Nigerian banker, reported concerns about his son's "radicalization and associations" to the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria, a senior administration official said. Abdulmutallab was not placed on any watch list for flights into the United States, however, because there was "insufficient derogatory information available" to include him, another administration official said.

Is the Times Square bombing attempt another example of the Obama administration's failure to connect the dots and stop yet another terrorist attack on American soil on their watch? So far, the evidence does not look good for Obama and his administration.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: americainperil; enemiesignored; foo; nationalsecurityfail; nojustice; nosecurity; notransparency; notruth; obama; shahzadfaisal; soa; timessquare; timessquareplot
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1 posted on 05/03/2010 5:46:41 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

Wanna bet that somehow this Pakistani is related to someone 0bama knew when he was at Occidental College?

One of these days, his Pakistani connection is going to come tumbling down around his head and no one, from Bill Ayers, George Soros, the Emanual Twins or anyone else is going to be able to salvage the Usurper. He will go down in flames.


2 posted on 05/03/2010 5:50:28 PM PDT by HighlyOpinionated (SPEAK UP REPUBLICANS, WE CAN'T HEAR YOU YET! IMPEACH OBAMA!)
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To: kristinn

Well, they don’t want to “connect” dots. As well you know.

So just hang on everyone for the rough ride ahead.


3 posted on 05/03/2010 5:52:00 PM PDT by Bahbah (Only dead fish go with the flow)
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To: kristinn

Not to worry. “Butch” from DHS is on the job.


4 posted on 05/03/2010 5:52:22 PM PDT by panaxanax
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To: HighlyOpinionated

>Wanna bet that somehow this Pakistani is related to someone 0bama knew when he was at Occidental College?

Interesting hypothesis.


5 posted on 05/03/2010 5:53:21 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: kristinn

We'll save billions with gov't run health care too. Dopes. THROW EVERY BUM IN CONGRESS OUT!

6 posted on 05/03/2010 5:55:43 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Throw the bums out who vote yes on the bail out)
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To: kristinn

Son of the cross-legged guy on the couch with Obama during college??


7 posted on 05/03/2010 5:55:50 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: HighlyOpinionated
Wanna bet that somehow this Pakistani is related to someone 0bama knew when he was at Occidental College?

Or how about that there exists a photograph somewhere of this terrorist with Obama?

8 posted on 05/03/2010 5:56:06 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: kristinn
Apparently the US government has it head in the sand....or up something else....


9 posted on 05/03/2010 5:57:03 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: HighlyOpinionated
Wanna bet that somehow this Pakistani is related to someone 0bama knew when he was at Occidental College?

hell yeah! I'm game; lay some tin foil on me...

10 posted on 05/03/2010 5:57:04 PM PDT by Michael Barnes (Call me when the bullets start flying.)
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To: Vince Ferrer

Maybe the LA Times is hiding that too


11 posted on 05/03/2010 5:57:45 PM PDT by italianquaker (My bartender knew about the attempted Christmas attack before odumbo)
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To: kristinn

Oh, the left is going to be downright distraught.

I took a gander at some of their forums after the incident (DU in particular), they were very excited about the possibility that this could be some sort of right wing domestic terrorism.

This whole Pakistani American connection very clearly stinks of Islamic radicalism. The left will be deeply saddened by this turn of events.


12 posted on 05/03/2010 5:58:18 PM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: kristinn

I knew we knew this guy. As soon as they said there was a lot of forensics...I knew they had him in a data base.


13 posted on 05/03/2010 5:58:34 PM PDT by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: kristinn; Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; ...

The list, ping


14 posted on 05/03/2010 6:00:39 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Longbow1969
I took a gander at some of their forums after the incident (DU in particular), they were very excited about the possibility that this could be some sort of right wing domestic terrorism.

I was over there, too. They were dying for it to be a Tea Party operation.

15 posted on 05/03/2010 6:02:13 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: kristinn
Bush would have had teams all over this guy... watching him in pokkiville... the kenyan was too busy infiltrating the Tea Party.

LLS

16 posted on 05/03/2010 6:02:43 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: kristinn

Maybe Obama’s administration know the perp because he might be a protege of that Pakistani soulmate guy who sat close to Obama on the couch during his early college days in Los Angeles. This Time Square perp’s trip reminds us of Obama’s own trip to Pakistan during college in violation of U.S. ban on travel there. This Times Square fellow is a naturalized citizen. Obama’s citizenship status is not at all so clear.


17 posted on 05/03/2010 6:03:20 PM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: kristinn

Well Pakistanis do drink a lot of tea so the whackadoodles at MSNBC will claim they were technically correct to assign blame to tea people.


18 posted on 05/03/2010 6:04:49 PM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: Seeing More Clearly Now

oh boy! The truth *is* stranger than fiction!


19 posted on 05/03/2010 6:05:12 PM PDT by Boardwalk
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To: kristinn

You watch... they’ll say “but no one was hurt, so any perceived failures don’t matter”.


20 posted on 05/03/2010 6:05:39 PM PDT by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: HighlyOpinionated

May that day come very, very soon.


21 posted on 05/03/2010 6:07:12 PM PDT by little jeremiah (http://lifewurx.com - Good herb formulas made by a friend)
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To: kristinn

They’re baaaack.

“The Case of the Missing Muslims”

From the article:

“Where are the Muslim men from Islamberg?”

“The answer comes from a heavy-set woman in a long black burka who stops to check her mail box. “The men – all gone,” she says in halting English. “All – in Pakistan.”

http://www.faithfreedom.org/islam/case-missing-muslims-why-islamberg-now-ghost-town


22 posted on 05/03/2010 6:07:18 PM PDT by panaxanax
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To: DTogo

Crosslegged guy on couch is unmarried faggot.


23 posted on 05/03/2010 6:07:46 PM PDT by little jeremiah (http://lifewurx.com - Good herb formulas made by a friend)
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To: kristinn

That’s ‘pok-ee-ston’ to YOU, pleb. ;-)


24 posted on 05/03/2010 6:12:21 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (I don't have a 'Cousin Pookie'.)
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To: Dallas59
"Apparently the US government has it head in the sand....or up something else...."

I pick up something else.


25 posted on 05/03/2010 6:12:27 PM PDT by Spunky (You are free to make choices, but not free from the consequences)
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To: HighlyOpinionated

Someone has to report it first.


26 posted on 05/03/2010 6:13:44 PM PDT by mapmaker77
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To: kristinn

the Connecticut owner of the vehicle told them he had sold the Nissan SUV last month in an unrecorded sale to an “Arabic or Latino looking man” in his 20’s or 30’s, for a few hundred dollars in cash.


27 posted on 05/03/2010 6:14:39 PM PDT by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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To: kristinn

If the Perceived Potential PERP is a MUSLIM, its clear that the Authorities have been directed by the OBOZO HUSSEIN MUSLIM LOVEFEST ADMINISTRATION to leave HANDS OFF or Loose Your JOB!!


28 posted on 05/03/2010 6:15:20 PM PDT by True Republican Patriot (May GOD Continue to BLESS Our Great President George W. Bush!!)
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To: panaxanax

“Familiar” is a strange word to use. It implies previous contact, or relationship with someone. Now, who would that someone be??


29 posted on 05/03/2010 6:16:06 PM PDT by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: kristinn
“Nothing to see here, move along!”
30 posted on 05/03/2010 6:17:26 PM PDT by zeaal
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To: kristinn

‘Able Danger’ ‘familiar’ perhaps?

Po’ ‘Bama

when it rains it pours


31 posted on 05/03/2010 6:17:37 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Chuck DeVore - CA Senator. Believe.)
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To: True Republican Patriot

I have a feeling this is going to be another PC encounter like Hassan at Ft Hood.


32 posted on 05/03/2010 6:18:56 PM PDT by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: kristinn

Gawd. I work under an operations manager who hopes and dreams this will be pinned on those “violent” conservatives. He asked about it twice today: “What’s the news say about this “white guy McVeigh” clone seen emerging from the SUV and changing his shirt while casting “furtive” glances.


33 posted on 05/03/2010 6:19:07 PM PDT by Fester Chugabrew
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To: Freddd

Note that for the first two days after the TERROR ATTACK, The WHITE HOUSE directed to the MSM Puppets that it was a White Male, clearly trying to make it an attack by their alleged Right Wing Extremists which is an OUTRIGHT LIE!!


34 posted on 05/03/2010 6:19:18 PM PDT by True Republican Patriot (May GOD Continue to BLESS Our Great President George W. Bush!!)
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To: All

They must have known VERY early who this is...and that means everyone has been lying through their teeth.


35 posted on 05/03/2010 6:19:54 PM PDT by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: Freddd
The AP reports a new detail on the now "potential suspect":

SNIP

One of the officials tells The Associated Press that the potential suspect is a man of Pakistani descent who recently traveled to Pakistan.

SNIP

The officials say the man is a Connecticut resident who paid cash weeks ago for the SUV parked in Times Square on Saturday and rigged with a crude propane-and-gasoline bomb.

SNIP

36 posted on 05/03/2010 6:21:53 PM PDT by kristinn (A conspiracy of silence speaks louder than words.)
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To: kristinn
Positively awesome post on DU! Check it out:

Edited on Mon May-03-10 07:07 PM by peacetalksforall
Obama haters. Lion = Africa King = President Performers = Black Americans (mostly)? (I haven't seen the Lion Kingm but the trailer for the stage show included two performers who could be thought of as Obama and Michelle. Perhaps a white supremacist got the idea watching his children watch the DVD? I may be way off about what is in the story, but the two words Lion and King say plenty).

Is there information about the timer - the time it was set to go off -was there any indication that it was set to go off when the performance ended? Or while the ticket holders would be entering?

International terrorists? If it were International terrorists, would they park in front of the theatre where the Lion King is being performed in order to make it look like it was American terrorists?

Why did they pick that spot? Just because there would be people there. I think it means plenty.

Then again, it could be the take-out group of the CIA - the ones with plenty of e xperience setting up bombings in the Middle East, Cuba, Washington, DC. etc.

Firecrackers and Fertilizer in Manhatten - probably not the CIA. On the other hand, if they wanted to make it look like it was a McVeigh type person and not really want it to go off, but to use it to say it was Iranians- it could be the CIA or Pentagon or Mossad.

I hope they don't focus all their attention on Moslem (or Mexican) killers. Think us.

37 posted on 05/03/2010 6:23:53 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Sacajaweau

“...everyone has been lying through their teeth.”

Yep. Obama did say he would ‘hang’ with the Muslims. I would hope that literally.


38 posted on 05/03/2010 6:25:07 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NO Foreign Nationals as our President!!)
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To: Nachum

What the heck is “familiar?”


39 posted on 05/03/2010 6:26:44 PM PDT by ColdOne (:^))
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To: dead

Oh my. They’re serious. Seriously deluded.


40 posted on 05/03/2010 6:26:48 PM PDT by kristinn (A conspiracy of silence speaks louder than words.)
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To: True Republican Patriot
"Note that for the first two days after the TERROR ATTACK, The WHITE HOUSE directed to the MSM Puppets that it was a White Male, clearly trying to make it an attack by their alleged Right Wing Extremists which is an OUTRIGHT LIE!!"

.....yeah....and giving the miscreant a couple of days to cover his tracks and dissapear....

41 posted on 05/03/2010 6:27:55 PM PDT by spokeshave (They'll get my false teeth when they pry them from my sister's cold, dead mouth)
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To: kristinn
Oh yeah. That one is just so great because he bounces around like a pinball between six or seven equally idiotic ideas!

Anything but the obvious answer.

42 posted on 05/03/2010 6:29:16 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: ColdOne

See my post 29...I thought it was an unusual word for the situation...


43 posted on 05/03/2010 6:30:50 PM PDT by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: HighlyOpinionated
Wanna bet that somehow this Pakistani is related to someone 0bama knew when he was at Occidental College?

Yeah, how much?

44 posted on 05/03/2010 6:31:02 PM PDT by Doe Eyes
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To: kristinn

The perp was obviously not concerned about the forensic evidence left in the vehicle because he assumed that the bomb would work. IF the bomb had gone off as planned all the evidence would have been incinerated.


45 posted on 05/03/2010 6:32:33 PM PDT by Tucker39
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To: kristinn

So, the balding white guy, changing from a long sleeved t-shirt to a short sleeved on a warm night (shocking, I know) is off the radar now?

Jeez.......we are in sooooo much trouble with these fools!!!


46 posted on 05/03/2010 6:36:54 PM PDT by panthermom
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To: kristinn
CBS News is reporting the Pakistani-American

They had to stick "American" in there!

47 posted on 05/03/2010 6:37:41 PM PDT by vigilante2 (2337)
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To: HighlyOpinionated
Wanna bet that somehow this Pakistani is related to someone 0bama knew when he was at Occidental College?

One of these days, his Pakistani connection is going to come tumbling down around his head and no one, from Bill Ayers, George Soros, the Emanual Twins or anyone else is going to be able to salvage the Usurper. He will go down in flames.

Or eventually someone is removed from the equation...

48 posted on 05/03/2010 6:39:48 PM PDT by antivenom (OBASTARD must become a "Half Term President" * Impeach the anti-Constitution Bastard!)
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To: kristinn

During Lemon’s segment on CNN this evening while running the story and tapes of the “white guy”, the question “what do you think of the TEA Parties? xxx-xxx-xxxx” was scrolled along the bottom of the screen.

It’s interesting to watch and read what the Obamabots are taking in as gospel.


49 posted on 05/03/2010 6:47:14 PM PDT by Voter62vb
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To: kristinn
Who considers a Pakistani a white man? The Obama Administration, through its new agency MSNBC, was desperate for this perp to be white.

It was such a good fit with the statement about Hispanics being harassed when they take their kids out for ice cream with the Rev Al singing a chorus of RACIAL PROFILING in the background.

BTW, has Obama made any statement at all about this?

50 posted on 05/03/2010 6:52:22 PM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights (Just another loony nationalistic egotist.)
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