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Bomb Found Along Spokane MLK Parade Route, FBI Seeks Suspect
Q13 Fox ^ | 1/18/11

Posted on 01/18/2011 5:35:17 PM PST by Libloather

Bomb Found Along Spokane MLK Parade Route, FBI Seeks Suspect
The FBI is searching the person connected to a possible attempted bombing in Spokane.
Q13 FOX News Online
Web Reporter
1:10 p.m. PST, January 18, 2011

SPOKANE — The FBI is searching for the person connected to a possible attempted bombing in Spokane. The bomb was found along the Martin Luther King parade route. The bomb could have caused multiple deaths if it had exploded says the FBI.

The FBI is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of people responsible for placing the backpack on a bench.

At approximately 9:25 a.m. Monday, a suspicious backpack was discovered on a bench at the southeast corner of N. Washington Street and W. Main Avenue in downtown Spokane.

The Spokane Explosives Disposal Unit was notified and safely neutralized the device.

During the investigation, it revealed the backpack contained a potentially deadly destructive device, likely capable of inflicting multiple casualties.

(Excerpt) Read more at q13fox.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: backpack; backpackbomb; bomb; fbi; harpham; kevinharpham; mlkparade; parade; paraderoute; spokane; wa; washington
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1 posted on 01/18/2011 5:35:21 PM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather

Place your bets, could it be another leftest?


2 posted on 01/18/2011 5:37:34 PM PST by bmwcyle (It is Satan's fault)
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To: Libloather

Those AMISH are sneaky.


3 posted on 01/18/2011 5:39:03 PM PST by VRWC For Truth (Throw the bums out who vote yes on the bailout)
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To: Libloather

Did they ask where Sara Palin was?/s


4 posted on 01/18/2011 5:40:02 PM PST by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: Libloather
Bomb Found Along Spokane MLK Parade Route, FBI Seeks Suspect

Democrats still PO'd about Republicans getting that "Civil Rights Thingy" passed despite them?

5 posted on 01/18/2011 5:40:52 PM PST by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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6 posted on 01/18/2011 5:42:06 PM PST by Libloather (Teapublican, PROUD birther, mobster, pro-lifer, anti-warmer, enemy of the state, extremist....)
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To: Libloather

It is easy to plant false evidence to divert attention from the correct motive.


7 posted on 01/18/2011 5:43:40 PM PST by wmap
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To: Libloather

I dunno. Spokane’s rep is a GOPer...mighty suspicious...


8 posted on 01/18/2011 5:44:15 PM PST by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: bmwcyle

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho isn’t far away.

Biggest white supremacist camp in the country there, iirc.


9 posted on 01/18/2011 5:45:24 PM PST by RangerM (A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel. - Robert Frost.)
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To: Libloather

Just what we need, more senseless violence. The idiot or idiots that did this should be condemned as cruel and dangerous.


10 posted on 01/18/2011 5:46:12 PM PST by popdonnelly (Democrats are funny people)
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To: Libloather

Never mind the obvious frame-up potential of it happening at a MLK parade, I’m very dubious of the “bomber” leaving a T-shirt in the same backpack. He decided to use a backpack that he’s had for quite some time, and “forgot” he left “his” t-shirt in it?


11 posted on 01/18/2011 5:46:50 PM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: Libloather

Why would a city with only 3% blacks have a MLK parade?

white guilt?


12 posted on 01/18/2011 5:46:59 PM PST by digger48
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To: Libloather

Have the 0mediabots started with the accusing yet?


13 posted on 01/18/2011 5:50:21 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (demonicRATS= Obama's Mosque, taxes, painful death. Is this what you want?)
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To: bmwcyle

My thoughts exactly. The left has the most to gain. The right gains nothing.


14 posted on 01/18/2011 5:50:44 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Libloather

It’s Washington State; don’t take the bait.


15 posted on 01/18/2011 5:56:10 PM PST by Rembrandt (.. AND the donkey you rode in on.)
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To: RangerM
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho isn’t far away.

Biggest white supremacist camp in the country there, iirc

I think we may have a winner here.

16 posted on 01/18/2011 5:56:29 PM PST by An Old Man
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To: Libloather

Shall we suggest the SPLC, the New Black Panther Party or maybe the folks over at the DSA. Anyone of them are up to their eyeballs provolking violence.


17 posted on 01/18/2011 6:02:30 PM PST by STD (** Obama: “They Bring a Knife…We Bring a Gun”)
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To: jiggyboy

Ha, excuse me, TWO shirts in the backpack, the other one says “Treasure Island Spring 2009” but doesn’t look fancy enough to come from the casino IMO:

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2011/jan/18/fbi-says-backpack-spokane-parade-route-was-bomb/


18 posted on 01/18/2011 6:04:27 PM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: Dallas59

Does anyone know where Eric Fuller was at the time?


19 posted on 01/18/2011 6:09:11 PM PST by Ingtar (Together we go broke (from a Pookie18 post))
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To: RangerM
Not really anymore. Butler got sued and the Aryan Nations went bankrupt about ten or eleven years ago. Most of the members defected after the Keenan's got the compound. I haven't heard much about them for years.

Every four or five years someone tries to revive it and passes out a few fliers but I don't think its realistic to call the Couer d'Alene area a white supremacist camp.

20 posted on 01/18/2011 6:09:21 PM PST by Spokane (Palin 2012: Change you'll be begging for...)
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To: Spokane

No offense to the good people of Idaho. I just remember that there was a huge compound (camp?) near there where the W.S. would gather/commune.


21 posted on 01/18/2011 6:19:08 PM PST by RangerM (A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel. - Robert Frost.)
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22 posted on 01/18/2011 6:42:11 PM PST by sionnsar (IranAzadi|5yst3m 0wn3d-it's N0t Y0ur5:SONY|Why are TSA exempt from their own searches?)
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To: Libloather
Probably one of the parade organizers.Gotta get publicity you know
23 posted on 01/18/2011 6:42:27 PM PST by Figment ("A communist is someone who reads Marx.An anti-communist is someone who understands Marx" R Reagan)
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To: jiggyboy

So the bomber was on Spring break two years ago?


24 posted on 01/18/2011 6:54:35 PM PST by popdonnelly (Democrats are funny people)
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To: digger48

“Why would a city with only 3% blacks have a MLK parade?”

“white guilt?”

Well, there just may be some white folk who respect and want to honor Dr. King for his work to bring about desegragation and help passing the Civil Rights Acts.


25 posted on 01/18/2011 7:19:19 PM PST by trumandogz
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To: RangerM

Yah... but... I’m not so sure. The Aryan Nations folk have been pretty invisible for the last decade or so. If there’s even any left.


26 posted on 01/18/2011 7:32:02 PM PST by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: Libloather

While they’re at it... check out the area mosques.


27 posted on 01/18/2011 7:42:59 PM PST by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: Libloather

My first experience with Racism was in Spokane when I was in Pre-school. Me and my Brother went to a christian day care and it was a black minister and his wife who was white. One day we came to school and there was police there and some ass-hats had written racist things on the walls out side. That was the day I was taught never to hate any one for their color. But in my life I have seen it reversed more then what I saw in Spokane. It is sad to witness that then in the past 25 years see it turned around on us. Racism is wrong no matter who the perp is.


28 posted on 01/18/2011 7:58:36 PM PST by crazydad
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To: trumandogz
Well, there just may be some white folk who respect and want to honor Dr. King for his work to bring about desegragation and help passing the Civil Rights Acts.

+1

29 posted on 01/18/2011 8:00:12 PM PST by Grut
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To: STD

I’ll take “agent provocateur” for $200, Alex


30 posted on 01/18/2011 8:05:18 PM PST by spokeshave (Islamics and Democrats unite to cut off Adam Smith's invisible hand)
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To: RangerM
"Biggest white supremacist camp in the country there, iirc.

They are long gone.

31 posted on 01/18/2011 8:08:46 PM PST by Spunky (You are free to make choices, but not free from the consequences)
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ON THE INTERNET:


FOX NEWS.com (AP): Spokane, Washington - "FBI: BOMB FOUND ON MLK PARADE ROUTE 'DOMESTIC TERRORISM'" (SNIPPET: "...a potentially lethal bomb found in a backpack...") (Published January 19, 2011)

SEATTLE TIMES.com: "BOMB FOUND ON SPOKANE PARADE ROUTE WAS LETHAL, FBI SAYS" by Thomas Clouse, The Spokesman-Review (SNIPPET: "The bureau's terrorism task force is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for planting the bomb.") (Originally published January 18, 2011, 6:04 pm)
Link (pdf)

KXLY.com: "FBI TAKING LEAD IN SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE INVESTIGATION" (January 17, 2011)

Link

32 posted on 01/19/2011 1:20:27 AM PST by Cindy
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To: trumandogz

It’s just that I live near Indy, which is over 25% black, and I’ve never heard of any parade on MLK day there, or anywhere for that part.


33 posted on 01/19/2011 3:52:48 AM PST by digger48
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To: RangerM

Post Traumatic Seahawk Syndrome


34 posted on 01/19/2011 3:57:14 AM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: All

doesn’t pass the smell test. sounds like a set-up.


35 posted on 01/19/2011 4:06:52 AM PST by newnhdad (The longest of journeys begins with one step.)
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To: popdonnelly

I googled that phrase exactly and didn’t see any other pictures with that T-shirt in it. It wasn’t quite any number of things that turned up — the “Treasure Island Music Festival 2009”, for example — and of course could be something that didn’t. So that ends my personal little investigation.

The additional text on the T-shirt that isn’t legible in that photo is certainly going to give them more of an idea what event it was, and of course the reason they’re showing it in the first place is for other people who attended whatever it was to call them and give them details of the event, maybe get pictures, etc.


36 posted on 01/19/2011 5:18:33 AM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: popdonnelly

Here’s another article with the official FBI “your assistance is requested” poster as a PDF. They say that there was even more stuff than those two shirts in the backpack.

http://www.kxly.com/news/26530294/detail.html

The PDF has a bigger version of the same picture of the T-shirts, so now that text looks like “(something) (something) Theatre Group Presents Treasure Island 2009”. So that will take them right to the place on that one.


37 posted on 01/19/2011 5:36:20 AM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: jiggyboy

oops that would be Theatre School


38 posted on 01/19/2011 5:51:13 AM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: Libloather

WATCH MAYOR BLOOMBERG BET BOMBER HATES OBAMACARE

http://dailycaller.com/2010/05/04/liberals-accuse-tea-partiers-of-role-in-failed-times-square-car-bomb-attack/


39 posted on 01/19/2011 6:35:08 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: RangerM
Yes, there used to be a white supremacist compound in Hayden Lake. Here's an article that summarizes some of the history surrounding Butler.

http://www.komonews.com/news/local/52359037.html

Not saying there are no crazy people around here, but to my knowledge most of the supremacist stereotype is only lore anymore.

40 posted on 01/19/2011 11:44:15 AM PST by Spokane (Palin 2012: Change you'll be begging for...)
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To: Spokane

Here’s one from a year ago in Spokane:

http://www.khq.com/global/story.asp?s=11768121


41 posted on 01/19/2011 12:45:55 PM PST by Cementjungle
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To: Cementjungle

Yup. I thought he was a guy in a wheelchair upset over divorce. Was he was a white supremacist?


42 posted on 01/19/2011 1:23:08 PM PST by Spokane (Palin 2012: Change you'll be begging for...)
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To: Cementjungle
Must be something in the water in Washington. Here's another recent one in Seattle.

http://blog.seattlepi.com/seattle911/archives/236178.asp?from=blog_last3

43 posted on 01/19/2011 1:31:56 PM PST by Spokane (Palin 2012: Change you'll be begging for...)
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To: RangerM
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho isn’t far away.
Biggest white supremacist camp in the country there, iirc.

Butler lost his 20-acre "compound" in a lawsuit to some lady represented by the SPLC about eight or ten years ago. Butler died a couple of years later.

The whole five or six of his white supremacist associates left the area when the lawsuit ended.

44 posted on 01/27/2011 8:50:04 AM PST by meadsjn (Sarah 2012, or sooner)
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To: Libloather; bmwcyle; VRWC For Truth; Dallas59; Caipirabob; wmap; NativeNewYorker; RangerM; ...
One time ping to people who previously posted on this thread. Just breaking on AP newswire:

Federal official says suspect arrested in case of bomb at Martin Luther King day parade

Published on March 9, 2011

SPOKANE, Wash. - A federal law enforcement official says a man has been arrested in the case of a bomb placed at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Spokane in January. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told The Associated Press that federal agents arrested the man Wednesday and are preparing to search a location tied to the man.

The official requested anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the case ahead of an official announcement planned later in the day.

Additional details were not immediately available.

The bomb was found before it could explode and there were no injuries.

45 posted on 03/09/2011 11:27:00 AM PST by lonevoice (Where the Welfare State is on the march, the Police State is not far behind)
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To: lonevoice
Just breaking on AP newswire:

The news is poppin' pretty hard on this right now. They can't keep the perp secret forever.

46 posted on 03/09/2011 12:00:39 PM PST by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: lonevoice

That explains everything. /sarcasm


47 posted on 03/09/2011 12:02:32 PM PST by bmwcyle (It is Satan's fault)
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http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2014443763_spokanebomb10m.html

Originally published Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 11:06 AM

Comments (40) E-mail article Print Share

“Arrest in attempted MLK Day bombing in Spokane”

By Mike Carter
Seattle Times staff reporter

SNIPPET: “An FBI source in Washington, D.C., said one man was arrested Wednesday outside a home near Addy, Stevens County. Agents, including a bomb expert from Quantico, Va., were preparing to search a house where others associated with the suspect were living, the source said.”


48 posted on 03/09/2011 12:50:37 PM PST by Cindy
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http://www.krem.com/news/Arrest-made-in-MLK-day-bomb-plot-117665163.html

pect identified in MLK bomb plot investigation

by KREM.com
krem.com
Posted on March 9, 2011 at 11:02 AM
Updated today at 12:38 PM

SNIPPET: “SPOKANE, Wash.(AP) — U.S. District Court officials named the man arrested in connection with the MLK day bomb plot.

They say suspect Kevin Harpham, 36, will appear in federal court at 3:30 P.M. Wednesday in Spokane.”


49 posted on 03/09/2011 12:56:17 PM PST by Cindy
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Copy of the criminal complaint:
http://www.kxly.com/download/2011/0309/27136818.pdf

#

http://www.kxly.com/news/27134916/detail.html

“One Arrested In MLK Bomb Plot”
Rob Kauder | Internet Content Manager, KXLY.com
Posted: 10:07 am PST March 9, 2011
Updated: 12:51 pm PST March 9, 2011

ADDY, Wash. —

SNIPPET: “A public records search indicates that Harpham served in the Army at Ft. Lewis with Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery. Officials at Ft. Lewis could not confirm whether or not Harpham had been stationed at Ft. Lewis.”


50 posted on 03/09/2011 1:06:27 PM PST by Cindy
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