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Investigator Pleads For Help In Marathon Bombing Probe: "Someone Knows Who Did This"
http://usnews.nbcnews.com/ ^ | April 17, 2013 | Pete Williams, Richard Esposito And Erin McClam,NBC News

Posted on 04/17/2013 3:02:33 AM PDT by Biggirl

The FBI’s lead investigator into the Boston Marathon bombings on Tuesday made a passionate plea for information from the public, saying the “range of suspects and motives remains wide open” as the probe into who might be responsible for the attacks begins. “Someone knows who did this,” said Richard DesLauriers, the special agent in charge of the FBI’s Boston office. “Importantly, the person who did this is someone’s friend, neighbor, coworker or relative. We are asking anyone who may have heard someone speak about the marathon, or the date of April 15, in any way that indicated that he or she may have targeted this event to call us.”

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: bombing; boston; bostonmarathon; deslauriers; fbi; marathon; richarddeslauriers; sourcetitlenoturl
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1 posted on 04/17/2013 3:02:33 AM PDT by Biggirl
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To: All

Question I have is this:

Was a mistake made in releasing that Saudi national?


2 posted on 04/17/2013 3:04:24 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Biggirl

Special Agent DesLauriers is not inspiring a great deal of confidence that they will get their man. Elliot Ness he is not.


3 posted on 04/17/2013 3:06:01 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Biggirl

I call BS, they already know who but would be too embarrassing to the current political faction.
So they are hoping to get enough out of the blue accusations to pin the blame on a certain other political party.

In this current age of tech CSI and intel gathering they know already.

Its all just a stalling tactic.


4 posted on 04/17/2013 3:15:36 AM PDT by Spartan302
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To: Biggirl

I would suspect that little was gained from the search of the house.

I would add two things...first, two bags were dropped. Some guy walking around with two bags...would have been noticed by folks and already committed by the cops. So I don’t think we are talking about one individual doing the whole thing, more likely to be two guys....each dropping one bag.

Second, they didn’t want massive destruction of buildings (like our Oklahoma City situation). They wanted it to be a personal thing....with people hurt as much as possible. It wasn’t intended to be a TV magnet for gapping holes in a building or a bridge knocked down. They wanted people hurt in a bad way. I’m more likely to think this is a guy with a friend...who both have a pay-back situation in mind.


5 posted on 04/17/2013 3:18:23 AM PDT by pepsionice
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Some guy walking around with two bags...would have been noticed by folks and already committed by the cops. So I don’t think we are talking about one individual doing the whole thing, more likely to be two guys....each dropping one bag.

Have you been to a major race? It's not at all unusual to carry four or five bags at once. One friend grabs the stuff for a group of runners and takes it to the finish line. Your idea sounds nice, but it does not work at a marathon.

6 posted on 04/17/2013 3:28:03 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: Pollster1

Could have been a volunteer under a fake name and no one would have oticed a thing.


7 posted on 04/17/2013 3:31:45 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave ofo attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Biggirl
"...Importantly, the person who did this is someone’s friend, neighbor, coworker or relative. We are asking anyone who may have heard someone speak about the marathon, or the date of April 15, in any way that indicated that he or she may have targeted this event to call us...”

Pathetic. Just pathetic.

Oh, this case will get solved, alright. The pressure is going to increase on this incompetent, goat rodeo of an administration until they pluck someone off the street and conjure up evidence until they have a suspect.

8 posted on 04/17/2013 3:31:53 AM PDT by rlmorel ("We'll drink to good health for them that have it coming." Boss Spearman in Open Range)
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With all that video surveillance, all those cops and all the pre- and post-bombing photos taken... and THIS is where they are with the investigation?

Good God.


9 posted on 04/17/2013 3:32:55 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: ScottinVA
In a case like this, I would think they are dealing with the exact opposite problem than what they seem to be indicating: They have too much information and too many leads. With all the camera footage, CCTV cameras in the area, and forensic evidence at the scene, it seems to me that going through what they already have is the biggest challenge.
10 posted on 04/17/2013 3:41:17 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("I am the master of my fate ... I am the captain of my soul.")
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To: pepsionice

On one of the other threads, I saw a couple of pictures of what looked like backpacks.


11 posted on 04/17/2013 3:41:44 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: pepsionice

It’s unlikely much would be found, even if they did it. The terrorists come into the country with a specific purpose, live a disposable life, and disappear.

It would be far more remarkable if they found any signs of permanent intent, like a library book or tv guide.


12 posted on 04/17/2013 3:42:35 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Biggirl
All I hear on the radio is they are looking for “some-ONE”. I believe there is more than ONE person involved in PLACING these IEDs in multiple places. Too large and heavy for one person to place alone....would need a hand truck!
A six liter/quart pressure cooker is large, load it with ball bearings, nails, batteries and explosives and you have a heavy item. The Muslim terrorists have been exploding these anti-personnel/human bombs is Israel for years... as well as in Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Google “ball bearing bombs” to get a sense of how many Israelis have been murdered.
I wonder why the MSMerde does not mention the wholesale use of such murderous weapons in their broadcasts and newsprint.
Yes, I know why.
Levin was really rolling last night.
13 posted on 04/17/2013 3:46:15 AM PDT by BilLies (The Progressive Liberal American Press will be the death of freedom in this country.)
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To: Biggirl
Was a mistake made in releasing that Saudi national?

Authorities searched his residence, removing bags of undisclosed items. One would think that if the contents had been incriminating, the Saudi "person of interest" would not have been released. My question is: was the Saudi the only person who suffered burned hands in the bombing(s)?

14 posted on 04/17/2013 3:46:28 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished.)
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To: Biggirl

Someone should direct this idiot FBI guy to Walid Shoebat’s website. There were many Saudi’e there. This FBI guy would even have pics.

Look, they know who did this, but the truth makes Dear Leader look bad, so they are acting clueless.


15 posted on 04/17/2013 3:51:49 AM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: BilLies

FYI
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Palestinian_suicide_attacks


16 posted on 04/17/2013 4:03:02 AM PDT by BilLies (The Progressive Liberal American Press will be the death of freedom in this country.)
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To: dforest

This is why we are seeing more of this:

http://www.reddit.com/r/inthenews/comments/1chphe/boston_marathon_explosion_live_update_thread_8/c9gm9kv?context=3


17 posted on 04/17/2013 4:07:25 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: dforest

Did the US go after Saudi Arabia after 9/11 since 15 of the 19 Muslim terrorists came from that country? Nope!


18 posted on 04/17/2013 4:07:34 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: dforest

Is this the same Boston FBI that protected Whitey Bulger?
Incidentally in his younger days Bulger was the spitting image of our Wacko VP.

http://jumptheturnstyle.com/wp-content/uploads/whitey+bulger+smiling.jpg


19 posted on 04/17/2013 4:18:03 AM PDT by BilLies (The Progressive Liberal American Press will be the death of freedom in this country.)
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To: luvbach1

Why would one think that?


20 posted on 04/17/2013 4:18:09 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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