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FBI takes charge in law enforcement probe of Boston Marathon explosions
wapo ^ | 4/15/13 | ap

Posted on 04/15/2013 6:47:02 PM PDT by Nachum

WASHINGTON — The FBI is taking charge in the criminal investigation of the explosions at the Boston Marathon.

The announcement came Monday night at a news conference in Boston whose participants included Richard DesLauriers, the agent in charge of the FBI in Boston.

Also on Monday night, the FBI said it had set up a phone line for members of the public to call with information about the explosions to contact the law enforcement agency. The call-in number is 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324), prompt (hash)3.

“No piece of information or detail is too small,” the FBI said in urging the public to respond.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 20130415; explosions; fbi; marathon; probe
How long until they put a gag order on all the evidence and impound all the tapes?

TWA flight 800...deja vu

1 posted on 04/15/2013 6:47:02 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum
And the coverup begins.

Paging Timothy McVeigh.

2 posted on 04/15/2013 6:48:24 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Deficit spending is simply a scheme for the confiscation of wealth." --Alan Greenspan)
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To: Nachum
Freepers need to remind the world about:

Bill Ayers
Bernadine Dohrn

The Weather Underground and the terrorism of two of Obama’s earliest political supporters!

Go on your local news blogs and remind people!

3 posted on 04/15/2013 6:48:34 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: Nachum

Much faster response time than Benghazi!


4 posted on 04/15/2013 6:49:28 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Cover-up or Gosnell-ing?


5 posted on 04/15/2013 6:50:11 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: Nachum

I’ll bet the commie ‘RATS still think that they can stop this kind of crap with a good dose of anti-Second Amendment laws. IT’S THE PEOPLE, DUMB@$$!


6 posted on 04/15/2013 6:51:05 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my Bill of Rights?)
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To: Nachum

Obama made certain that he had his DOJ offical there as well.


7 posted on 04/15/2013 6:51:21 PM PDT by Christie at the beach ( If a law is unjust, a man is not only right to disobey it, he is obligated to do so.)
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To: Nachum

How conviennnnent...

If it’s not a terrorist thing and just a random killing, why would the FBI have jurisdiction?

If not to control the release of information?


8 posted on 04/15/2013 6:51:51 PM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: Kansas58

The Speedway bomber and Charles Manson and Co..


9 posted on 04/15/2013 6:54:06 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Nachum

Never waste a crisis...Need I say more?


10 posted on 04/15/2013 6:54:36 PM PDT by drinktheobamakoolaid (If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

OK, what liberty’s are we going to give up now?


11 posted on 04/15/2013 6:54:53 PM PDT by luv2ndamend (Same party, different letter)
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To: babygene

Yes.


12 posted on 04/15/2013 6:55:21 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Nachum

Frickin Bad Investigators.

The local cops will solve this and the feds will take the glory and/or do their masters bidding and cover up facts and conceal the truth.
This is coming from experience....


13 posted on 04/15/2013 6:59:02 PM PDT by roughman ( but people chose darkness instead of light : JOHN 3:19)
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To: Nachum

I think it was a crazy video.


14 posted on 04/15/2013 6:59:20 PM PDT by hadaclueonce (Forget Mexico. Put the border fence around California.)
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To: Nachum

We need to get rid of guns, so nutcases can start throwing bombs.


15 posted on 04/15/2013 7:00:11 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Nachum

President Obama said that the full resources would be devoted to this case. I understand the carnage and such but there was ZERO response from Zero when a bomb was mailed to Joe Arpaio last week.


16 posted on 04/15/2013 7:00:15 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Kansas58
RE: "Freepers need to remind the world about: Bill Ayers Bernadine Dohrn"

Roger.

I remember the 1960s and 70s. The Weather Underground bombs wreaked similar deaths and mutilations.. where are the bombers today? They remained in "the Establishment" all through the years and are part of the Democratic Party New Normal.

One bomb exploded on a window ledge outside a San Francisco police station station just after the night shift roll call on Feb. 16, 1970..

5 pounds of shrapnel, including dozens of sharp metal staples and numerous bullets. The thrust was directed inside the station.

"I was blown all the way across the room, around 30 to 40 feet [but] none of the shrapnel really struck me too much. It really was just a matter of seconds and inches," reported an officer.

One officer was partially blinded by shrapnel . . . Sgt. Brian McDonnell was thrown across the room, and he suffered numerous cuts from the staples (mostly in the neck and head IIRC). He died two days later. Several other officers suffered severe shrapnel wounds. Sgt. McDonnell's injuries were so severe that everyone was surprised that he remained alive for two days.

Many believe that the bombers are known but they come from prominent and influential families (as did most the radicals of those days) and have immunity.

IMO there was a half-assed attempt to prosecute the "guilty as hell, free as a bird" POS pukes. Within the past few years San Francisco police personnel have been told by the DOJ to shut the hell up about the murderers of Sgt. McDonnell.

Well let's see.. Islamist murderers are excused as "workplace violence" or drones of Bush/Cheney, American left wing murderers appear to have immunity.. that pretty much leaves just a few that could be guilty, namely us I guess.

17 posted on 04/15/2013 7:00:28 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
Much faster response time than Benghazi!

Or the terrorist killing of our diplomat in Afghanistan recently.

18 posted on 04/15/2013 7:01:14 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Nachum

more like the anthrax search, but they’ll drain Boston Bay if they have to once their inept profilers give them a clue!


19 posted on 04/15/2013 7:02:25 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Nachum

I was stuck in traffic on Storrow Drive around 5:15 when a long line of large Black SUVs decided they had to go right down the center of stop and go traffic. It looked like they were heading to the scene of the crime after finishing lunch, coffee, and the donuts leftover from the morning shift.


20 posted on 04/15/2013 7:04:09 PM PDT by glorgau
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To: Nachum

             


DOJ = THAT Holder, you mean ?


             

21 posted on 04/15/2013 7:04:10 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: Kansas58

Isn’t one of the liberal terrorist teaching at Columbia now?


22 posted on 04/15/2013 7:04:38 PM PDT by GOPJ (New AP term for Illegal Aliens IS Undocumented Democrats.... Jay Leno)
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To: Nachum

I think they used claymores:

M18 Claymore mine

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M18_Claymore_mine

Anyone with direct experience with them? I talked to an X-Army buddy of mine who was around them in Vietnam who had explosive experience, but did not use Claymores.

Another clue was the color of the explosion. Some of the photo’s showed a pink hue to the explosion. Not sure what explosive would do that.


23 posted on 04/15/2013 7:05:00 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

The FBI stood up to the Obama people on Benghazi - they might be the ‘good guys’ in this mess.


24 posted on 04/15/2013 7:05:50 PM PDT by GOPJ (New AP term for Illegal Aliens IS Undocumented Democrats.... Jay Leno)
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To: Nachum

Holder has his people on it. We’re saved.


25 posted on 04/15/2013 7:08:32 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: GOPJ

Katherine Boudin was one of their friends. She threw butyric acid into the lobby of a hotel during the 1968 Chicago Democratic convention. She escaped when a Greenwich Village town house blew up in the early 1970s because of the home-made bomb factory in it. Several of her comrades were killed. I have Bill Ayers’s book in which he writes about this. She was on the run, and in late 1981 she engaged in a Brinks-type holdup that left three guards dead. She was given a long prison sentence. She has been released and she is now teaching at Columbia University in NYC. Prior to her 1981 arrest, she had been on the run. She had a three-year-old son, Chesa, who was then reared by Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn


26 posted on 04/15/2013 7:09:52 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: GOPJ
Or they might do what they did with the Kenneth Michael Trentadue investigation.
27 posted on 04/15/2013 7:12:51 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Deficit spending is simply a scheme for the confiscation of wealth." --Alan Greenspan)
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To: Nachum
Boston FBI has a history of being corrupt. No confidence whatsoever that they are capable of handling this in a competent manner. The Gardner Heist comes to mind ... if you're not familiar with this Boston event try Google.
28 posted on 04/15/2013 7:12:52 PM PDT by BluH2o
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To: roughman

If you want to protect somebody, call the Secret Service. If you want foreign intelligence, call the CIA or NSA. If you want a press conference, call the FBI.


29 posted on 04/15/2013 7:13:48 PM PDT by mkmensinger
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To: Nachum

Sounds fishy to me

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYr_BxI88r4

bomb sniffing dogs -”just a drill”


30 posted on 04/15/2013 7:13:50 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.)
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To: Nachum

Remember, Butch Napolitano said we are safer than we have ever been. She’s out there buying 1.6 billion rounds of ammo to use on Americans and for guards at the FEMA camps, but no one is watching the borders. Butch is just another one of the Food Stamp President’s failed cabinet appointments.


31 posted on 04/15/2013 7:15:45 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (Gosnell - The Philadelphia Butcher created by Planned Parenthood)
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To: Texas Fossil

That pink hue is the vaporized mist of human remains.
The claymor is a directional anti-personnel mine, used for ambushes.


32 posted on 04/15/2013 7:15:59 PM PDT by roughman ( but people chose darkness instead of light : JOHN 3:19)
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To: Texas Fossil

I noticed several buildings near the explosion still had their windows intact. Makes me think it was shrapnel bomb rather than a blast one.


33 posted on 04/15/2013 7:16:58 PM PDT by yarddog (Truth, Justice, and what was once the American Way.)
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To: GOPJ

I doubt it. The FBI once had a good reputation, but it has been just a tool for the Progressives since Slick Willy.


34 posted on 04/15/2013 7:18:15 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (Gosnell - The Philadelphia Butcher created by Planned Parenthood)
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To: Nachum

I’m thinking maybe simultaneous explosions caused by static electricity in half empty fuel tanks.


35 posted on 04/15/2013 7:18:32 PM PDT by TBall
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To: yarddog

Reports of projectile shape is said to be round steel & lead balls.

The photo with wounds I have seen indicated ball injury not shrapnel.


36 posted on 04/15/2013 7:19:53 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: roughman

That makes sense. If you look at the blast, it is pretty large. I have never seen a claymore detonated. Have heard about pink mist claymores.

They are set up to remote detonate or use trip wire, infared or laser.


37 posted on 04/15/2013 7:22:46 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: TBall

I think you are on to something there.


38 posted on 04/15/2013 7:23:35 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression and Democrats use them. Gun confiscation enables tyranny.)
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To: Texas Fossil

You could probably search for what type mine the Iranians have which is similar to a claymore. Or maybe the N. Koreans.


39 posted on 04/15/2013 7:24:16 PM PDT by yarddog (Truth, Justice, and what was once the American Way.)
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To: bunkerhill7

Very Fishy indeed. What did they know and when did they know it? Another false flag?

Better beef up the DHS and ATF.


40 posted on 04/15/2013 7:28:07 PM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Texas Fossil
Some of the photo’s showed a pink hue to the explosion. Not sure what explosive would do that.

Didn't look pink to me; could have been the film.

41 posted on 04/15/2013 7:41:02 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: SuziQ

Not sure I could go back to the photo on the web again, but have seen photos that don’t have a pink hue.

But they no longer use “film” in a camera today. They use sensors in the camera that generate the digital image.


42 posted on 04/15/2013 7:42:57 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Nachum

So the Benghazi Team is hard at it.

Wait... how can the FBI investigate a terrorist attack considering that after Obama came to town, there is no such thing as a terrorist?


43 posted on 04/15/2013 7:44:06 PM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~ I drink good wine, listen to good music and dream good dreams.)
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To: a fool in paradise

........”devote full resources”.............LOL.........what a liar........!

Which video are they going to blame this on?!

This, I’m afraid, is just a firecracker compared to what these jihadi’s dream about at night with their 4 year old wives...........

Instead of 3 people dead next time, it could be 300,000 or 3 million! And, geez, look who our head man is! He’s one of em!

Absent effective policy from the top, a nuke in a major city is just a matter of when, in my opinion (and I hope I’m wrong).


44 posted on 04/15/2013 7:48:11 PM PDT by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid!)
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To: Nachum

Do not be surprised that if the perps(s) turn out to be member(s) of the Saudi Tea Party this whole thing will gradually go away unless they can find a white Christian Veteran to blame it on.


45 posted on 04/15/2013 8:04:52 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: yarddog

Most likely an improvised claymor type, such as a grapeshot charge. Can be directional. Looking at the blast scene I did not see any craters, which usually indicates a directional blast.


46 posted on 04/15/2013 10:08:16 PM PDT by roughman ( but people chose darkness instead of light : JOHN 3:19)
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To: babygene

They have jurisdiction, basically, when they say so. Thusly was it in Hoover’s day, too. Does anyone wonder why he stuck his nose in the Lindbergh kidnapping? Then again, for a long while they didn’t intrude on investigations of clear national importance. The Dallas police were the ones who nabbed Lee Harvey Oswald (and let him be killed). But if was hit or miss in the past, it’s less so now, and not just because of the endless federal laws. They can slap the words “national security” onto anything and who’s gonna say boo?


47 posted on 04/15/2013 10:52:20 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: Nachum

Don’t ya know the fbi will steer the investigation to fit some damn agenda they have.
NO confidence in the fbi doing anything

It was some Christian white rednecks with guns


48 posted on 04/16/2013 5:38:23 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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