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Tamerlan Tsarnaev, Dead Bombing Suspect: "I Don't Have a Single American Friend"
Slate ^ | Friday, April 19, 2013, at 8:03 AM | David Weigel

Posted on 04/19/2013 6:41:53 AM PDT by Mrs. Frogjerk

Police have identified Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, as the "black hat" bombing suspect, killed during the manhunt that followed. Readers have pointed out that Johannes Hirn made Tsarnaev the subject of a photo essay, "Will Box for Passport," taken before the boxer competed at National Golden Gloves competition in Salt Lake City. The captions give us a micro-profile of the suspect.

Tamerlan, who studies at Bunker Hill Community College in Boston and wants to become an engineer, took the semester off from school to train for the competition.

Tamerlan fled Chechnya with his family because of the conflict in the early 90s, and lived for years in Kazakhstan before getting to the United States as a refugee.

Originally from Chechnya, but living in the United States since five years, Tamerlan says: "I don't have a single American friend, I don't understand them."

If he wins enough fights... Tamerlan says he could be selected for the US Olympic team and be naturalized American. Unless his native Chechnya becomes independent, Tamerlan says he would rather compete for the United States than for Russia.

Tamerlan says he doesn't drink or smoke anymore: "God said no alcohol." A muslim, he says: "There are no values anymore," and worries that "people can't control themselves."

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


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This is a little bit of info on the dead bomber.
1 posted on 04/19/2013 6:41:53 AM PDT by Mrs. Frogjerk
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

aww he no hab no widdo fwiends.........


2 posted on 04/19/2013 6:42:48 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

He’ll have at least one American friend where he is now.

Hope he says hello to dead Ted for us.


3 posted on 04/19/2013 6:42:52 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk
"I Don't Have a Single American Friend"

...bitterly clinging to his koran and bombs with antipathy toward all who are not like him....

4 posted on 04/19/2013 6:43:43 AM PDT by Roccus
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

Get to work! -joking


5 posted on 04/19/2013 6:45:08 AM PDT by frogjerk (We are conservatives. Not libertarians, not "fiscal conservatives", not moderates)
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

Link doesn’t work for me


6 posted on 04/19/2013 6:45:10 AM PDT by Marie Antoinette (:)
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk
Oh yes he did!


7 posted on 04/19/2013 6:45:26 AM PDT by Dallas59 (America died a little bit more on 11/6/2012)
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk
"There are no values anymore," and worries that "people can't control themselves."

They're trying to make him out to be a Conservative.

8 posted on 04/19/2013 6:46:27 AM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk
link moved to http://www.slate.com/blogs/weigel/2013/04/19/tamerlan_tsarnaev_dead_bombing_suspect_i_don_t_have_a_single_american_friend.html
9 posted on 04/19/2013 6:46:59 AM PDT by frogjerk (We are conservatives. Not libertarians, not "fiscal conservatives", not moderates)
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

Why don’t these weirdos stay in their Muslim holes instead of coming to mooch off this country?


10 posted on 04/19/2013 6:47:06 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

Found it! Maybe an iPad problem?


11 posted on 04/19/2013 6:47:24 AM PDT by Marie Antoinette (:)
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To: Da Coyote

If you go to the article, it states that he has the book “How to win friends and Influence People” is on his wishlist. I wonder if that’s a joke.

I can’t seem to access the article from my original post for some reason.

Here is the link http://www.slate.com/blogs/weigel/2013/04/19/tamerlan_tsarnaev_dead_bombing_suspect_i_don_t_have_a_single_american_friend.htm


12 posted on 04/19/2013 6:47:46 AM PDT by Mrs. Frogjerk
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To: Steely Tom

He is obviously talking about Congress and the President. Any elected official for the most part.


13 posted on 04/19/2013 6:48:10 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: frogjerk

No!


14 posted on 04/19/2013 6:48:18 AM PDT by Mrs. Frogjerk
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

Any wonder the Boston Marathon bomber (above) blended in so well in Boston?

15 posted on 04/19/2013 6:48:32 AM PDT by Obadiah (High speed, low drag.)
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To: Dallas59

LOL!


16 posted on 04/19/2013 6:49:32 AM PDT by Mrs. Frogjerk
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To: yldstrk

Society is to blame!

Americans didn’t welcome him!

Damn us!


17 posted on 04/19/2013 6:49:55 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: Obadiah

An Islamist with a Che T-Shirt, this guy won the “Daily Double.”


18 posted on 04/19/2013 6:50:17 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

Wonder what his DUmmie name was?


19 posted on 04/19/2013 6:50:39 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Obadiah

Huh? What is this guy and he is not on the suspect list?


20 posted on 04/19/2013 6:51:21 AM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Dallas59

Did Barry cry for the people killed during the marathon? Don’t think so. To think that we are stuck with him for another 4 years makes me ill!


21 posted on 04/19/2013 6:51:29 AM PDT by Mrs. Frogjerk
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To: PGR88

oh cruel world waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah


22 posted on 04/19/2013 6:51:47 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Obadiah

That picture needs to go viral!!!


23 posted on 04/19/2013 6:51:59 AM PDT by Mrs. Frogjerk
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

Over at DU half of them are ticked off it’s a muslim, and the other half are trying to equivalent him with Christians.

The guy seems to be part of the black flag muzzie crowd, who believe in the final war in Israel and the last imam. So according to DU he must be just like Christians who believe last day prophecies in the bible. Those evil fundies!


24 posted on 04/19/2013 6:52:18 AM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: Obadiah

That’s not him.


25 posted on 04/19/2013 6:52:51 AM PDT by ryan71 (The republican party is dead to me. Dead. Don't bother trying to revive it.)
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To: Obadiah
 photo Maria-and-Che_zps269b7e75.jpg
26 posted on 04/19/2013 6:53:18 AM PDT by Roccus
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To: Obadiah

No way he can escape with that honker


27 posted on 04/19/2013 6:53:24 AM PDT by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type)a)
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To: Steely Tom

Yep. The none too subtle coloring of his portrait is already underway.


28 posted on 04/19/2013 6:55:02 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

Would Tamerlan be named after Tamerlane? Wasn’t that a warrior from the interior of Asia?


29 posted on 04/19/2013 6:55:14 AM PDT by married21
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To: I still care

The DU crowd were hoping for a Tea Party guy. yeah, as if!

I’m not surprised that DUmmies are contorting all logic to equate the bombers beliefs to Christian beliefs. They are pathetic!


30 posted on 04/19/2013 6:55:47 AM PDT by Mrs. Frogjerk
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To: married21

Hmmm. He could be named after him. Here’s a link to some info regarding Timur A.K.A. Tamerlane the conqueror if anybody is interested: http://asianhistory.about.com/od/profilesofasianleaders/p/TimurProf.htm


31 posted on 04/19/2013 6:59:45 AM PDT by Mrs. Frogjerk
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

How can it be that he wasn’t a radical evangelical Christian who went to Tea Party rallies and was a life member of the NRA? I bet Chrissie Mathews is crying in his craft beer.


32 posted on 04/19/2013 7:00:19 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: married21

He was indeed. I just read on Wikipedia to read about him. He was a Moslem warlord who had conquered much of Central Asia, trying to make it the caliphate. He conquered in a manner akin to Jenghis Khan.


33 posted on 04/19/2013 7:00:47 AM PDT by Ax
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk
Strange that no information on the dead guy, aged 26!!!,

What his ‘profession’ is, where he worked, where his income/money from,

If he and his brother turned out to be sucking on gubmint teats, I (and millions of Americans) would be furious.

34 posted on 04/19/2013 7:03:24 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: dfwgator

A radical Muslim with a communist terrorist Che T-shirt. I’m shocked, just shocked.


35 posted on 04/19/2013 7:05:11 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: I still care
"DU"

They're twisting themselves into knots claiming that Freepers are more concerned about "brown" people than terrorists. They seriously believe because these two killers are "white", that we want to call all Islamists "brown" instead of white. Don't ask me to try and explain their "logic." Logic doesn't exist inside that lunatic asylum.

36 posted on 04/19/2013 7:05:20 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: driftless2

Have the DUmmies tried to explain away the Che T-Shirt, that has to hit awfully close to home for them.


37 posted on 04/19/2013 7:06:54 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk
Muslim strategy on How to Win Friends & Influence People:

Smile, be pleasant, be friendly, discuss current events. If people don't respond - KILL THEM!

38 posted on 04/19/2013 7:07:19 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Sir Napsalot

I know exactly what you mean! We’ll have to wait and see but his younger bro sounds like he was a professional student. People like that are always living off of the teat! I bet his education was being payed for by us! I’m getting angrier as I type this. We pay for their educations and get rewarded with bloodshed and hatred towards us.


39 posted on 04/19/2013 7:08:04 AM PDT by Mrs. Frogjerk
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

“Unlike his predecessors Timur(Tamerlane) was also a devout Muslim who referred to himself as the Sword of Islam, converting nearly all the Borjiginleaders to Islam during his lifetime.”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timur


40 posted on 04/19/2013 7:08:20 AM PDT by gasport (I ain't got no guns.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

His DU name was probably something cryptic like Muhammed, or Akbar.


41 posted on 04/19/2013 7:08:33 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: ryan71
You are right. That was an early suspect, not the actual bomber. My apologies for the error.
42 posted on 04/19/2013 7:09:24 AM PDT by Obadiah (High speed, low drag.)
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To: driftless2

An 8 year old boy was blown to bits, 2 other people are dead and countless people have been maimed by these two vermin and that is what the DUmmies are talking about. They make me ill!


43 posted on 04/19/2013 7:10:09 AM PDT by Mrs. Frogjerk
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To: Obadiah

Hi,
Isn’t this a photo of a missing person in Rhode Island, Sunil Tripathi?

http://scaredmonkeys.net/index.php?topic=14165.msg1555586#msg1555586


44 posted on 04/19/2013 7:16:32 AM PDT by hmmmmm
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To: gasport

Very interesting. Sounds like Timur would have been a hero to the bomber. I wonder if his daddy had that in mind when he gave him that name.


45 posted on 04/19/2013 7:16:55 AM PDT by Mrs. Frogjerk
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To: Obadiah

That is NOT him. That is a not one of the Chechens. That is the missing Brown U student, who is still missing, and apparently not a muslim terrorist.


46 posted on 04/19/2013 7:20:58 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

College Kids Gone Wild again! This may have been the kickoff to their “American Spring”.


47 posted on 04/19/2013 7:32:02 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my Bill of Rights?)
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To: yldstrk
" Tamerlan Tsarnaev, Dead Bombing Suspect: "I Don't Have a Single American Friend"

Sounds as pathetic as the excuse story of the Newtown shooter Adam Lanza.
48 posted on 04/19/2013 7:34:12 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk

Keep doing that sh*at and you never will have any.


49 posted on 04/19/2013 7:47:18 AM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: PghBaldy
...and apparently not a muslim terrorist.

You are correct that he is not the actual bomber identified by the FBI, but it remains possible that he is connected.

50 posted on 04/19/2013 8:09:21 AM PDT by Obadiah (High speed, low drag.)
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