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Back at college, suspect called Boston bombs "crazy": classmate
Reuters ^ | 4/21/2013 | Mary Ellen Clark

Posted on 04/21/2013 6:50:55 PM PDT by markomalley

Working out at the gym at their sleepy New England college, two students chatted about how "crazy" it was that bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon. Three days later, one of them was named a prime suspect.

Returning to campus on Sunday after being evacuated on Friday during a massive manhunt for the bombers, students at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth swapped recollections of seeing Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, back in the dorm, at class and in the gym in the aftermath of the bombings.

Tsarnaev was working out in the gym from 8 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, listening to music on his iPod, when he struck up a conversation with fellow sophomore Zach Bettencourt.

"It's crazy this is happening now," Bettencourt recalled Tsarnaev telling him when the bombings came up. "This (these bombings) is so easy to do. These tragedies happen all the time in Afghanistan and Iraq."

Reuters was unable to confirm the conversation with Tsarnaev, who was hospitalized, unable to speak and does not yet have a lawyer.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; US: Massachusetts
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1 posted on 04/21/2013 6:50:55 PM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley
End of his second semester Freshman year. Docker Tsurenuff is flunking all his courses.

Poor guy is going down in flames.

2 posted on 04/21/2013 6:55:20 PM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: billorites

Wonder if they’ll rebate his tuition since he’s disabled for the rest of the semester?


3 posted on 04/21/2013 6:56:16 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: markomalley

How many more are still out there?


4 posted on 04/21/2013 6:56:37 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: nascarnation

His lawyer will seek SS disability for him.


5 posted on 04/21/2013 7:00:49 PM PDT by BipolarBob (Happy Hunger Games! May the odds be ever in your favor.)
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To: markomalley

Something has to be done about these bombings. I propose this:

1. All potential terrorists must submit to a universal background check before purchasing a bomb.

2. Bombs must have no more than 7 grams of explosive.

3. All bombs must be equipped with bomb locks.

4. Anyone found with an illegal bomb faces a minimum of 5 years in prison.

5. No bombs shall be automatic.

6. Assault bombs will be outright banned.

7. Pass legislation to ban concealed carry bombs on a federal level.

8. Introduce bills to ban future purchases of the Barrett 50 pound shrapnel bomb.

9. Approved bomb purchasers must submit to 3 weeks of training of proper bomb safety and handling.

10. Outright ban on high capacity bombs.

This will ban terrorism forever and ever but evil Republicans will say it’s doesn’t do anything and refuse to vote for it and therefore more people will die. It will be all their fault.


6 posted on 04/21/2013 7:02:14 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: billorites

Docker Tsurenuff is good. I suggest Djoker Tsurenuff.


7 posted on 04/21/2013 7:03:18 PM PDT by fhayek (ar)
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To: nascarnation
He's not had a good run at UMass Dartmouth.

For someone who was considered promising as a student that must be a disappointment and a bit of a humiliation.

There's no apparent support either. Mom and Dad are not around, big brother was a violent nut case...

I'm not excusing anything he has done. But, if there is a recipe for disappointment and failure he would seem to have drawn all the necessary cards.

8 posted on 04/21/2013 7:03:23 PM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

C’mon. If bombs are outlawed, only outlaws will have bombs....Hey, wait just a minute...


9 posted on 04/21/2013 7:05:02 PM PDT by fhayek (ar)
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To: fhayek
Docker and Timberland.

Snort, guffaw...

10 posted on 04/21/2013 7:05:29 PM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

If you outlaw bombs, only outlaws will have bombs.

Pray for America to Wake Up


11 posted on 04/21/2013 7:06:15 PM PDT by bray (Surviving to spite Obama)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Overkill. All that is needed would be a “Bomb-free Zone” sign posted.

(Or a “No Muslim Terrorist May Enter” sign, but that’s not PC.)


12 posted on 04/21/2013 7:07:01 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: billorites

Got it. Lol.


13 posted on 04/21/2013 7:07:38 PM PDT by fhayek (ar)
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To: markomalley

this whole thing has me sad. I thought diversity was our strength... /s


14 posted on 04/21/2013 7:08:57 PM PDT by AdamBomb
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To: markomalley

This guy was as mentally crazy as the Newtown shooter was. Add in Islamoradicalism, and you have an even more volatile mix.


15 posted on 04/21/2013 7:09:48 PM PDT by Thunder90 (All posts soley represent my own opinion.)
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To: markomalley; penelopesire; RedMDer; DJ MacWoW; trisham; TheOldLady; Jim Robinson

"These tragedies happen all the time in Afghanistan and Iraq."


Interesting he allegedly, also calls terrorist attacks " tragedies " just like Obama.



16 posted on 04/21/2013 7:11:27 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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17 posted on 04/21/2013 7:12:33 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Yeah, and bombs cannot be painted black.


18 posted on 04/21/2013 7:12:53 PM PDT by ryan71 (The republican party is dead to me. Dead. Don't bother trying to revive it.)
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To: onyx

That sticks in my craw also. A lot of media types used the word ‘tragedy’ referring to this (and other) attacks. ‘Atrocity’ is a much more fitting word, IMHO.


19 posted on 04/21/2013 7:23:29 PM PDT by fhayek (ar)
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To: billorites

“End of his second semester Freshman year. Docker Tsurenuff is flunking all his courses. Poor guy is going down in flames.

Let alone his Saudi Financial Backers. If the Repubs don’t press whom was paying the Bills, damn them all in hell.


20 posted on 04/21/2013 7:27:30 PM PDT by DAC21
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To: fhayek

Right.
Pre-planned mass murder of innocents in not a tragedy.


21 posted on 04/21/2013 7:34:31 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

Excellent catch!!

Animals.

Btw..heard the bridge is closed there due to barges getting lose. Did I hear that right? What a nightmare. I hate going over that bridge for that very reason..lol. Use to have panic attacks but not so much anymore.


22 posted on 04/21/2013 7:41:56 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: penelopesire

Our bridges here? Haven’t heard! DoO decided that we would take a full day off from TV news today, given it’s Sunday and all.


23 posted on 04/21/2013 7:51:49 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: billorites

The family was let in US as asylum. Father swore he feared for his life in Dagestan. Father, and now divorced mother, voluntarily moved back to Dagestan prior to young perps naturalization. Since parents admitted the asylum was a fraud by moving back, send them all back unnaturalized.


24 posted on 04/21/2013 8:01:29 PM PDT by JohnBovenmyer (Obama been Liberal. Hope Change!)
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To: markomalley
A school spokesman declined to say whether at that point on Thursday Tsarnaev was still on campus, about 60 miles south of Boston.

It's obvious the school didn't bother calling the cops. Can you say harboring a criminal?

25 posted on 04/21/2013 9:02:32 PM PDT by bgill
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To: DAC21

He had a choice between concentrating on his studies and make good one day or make bombs with his psycho brother to kill little kids. It’s his own fault he is soon headed to meet his 72 virgins.

His laid back relaxed attitude should be a wake up call to all those who don’t believe muzzies will lie to infidels at the drop of a hat.


26 posted on 04/21/2013 9:09:50 PM PDT by bgill
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To: markomalley

Boston libs just don’t get it.


27 posted on 04/21/2013 10:07:21 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: bgill
"He had a choice between concentrating on his studies and make good one day or make bombs with his psycho brother to kill little kids."

I wonder if he would have placed a bomb behind his 3 year old niece.

28 posted on 04/21/2013 11:03:13 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: onyx

Exacty. Here comes the defense’s mitigating factors completely backed by Dear Leader.


29 posted on 04/22/2013 2:25:22 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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