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Bombers' Uncle Does More for American Muslims Than Progressive Talking Heads Ever Could
American Thinker Magazine ^ | 4/20/13

Posted on 04/22/2013 1:25:47 PM PDT by drewh

News cameras got a chance to catch up with the Boston Marathon bombers' uncle, Ruslan Tsarni, in an incredible interview that can be found here.

The first thing that we notice is that he looks as we Americans feel -- shaken and angry. He begins the interview by expressing condolences for those murdered and injured in the attacks. "I've been following this from day one, but would have never ever imagined that somehow, the children of my brother would be associated with that. ... This family does not know how to share their grief with the real victims" (emphasis implied).

He was then asked a question about what might have provoked this attack. His answer is pretty profound.

What does he think caused them to do it? "Being losers," he replies after a moment's pause. "Hatred for those who were able to settle themselves. These are the only reasons I can imagine of."

But Tsarni knows the implication of the question, and he answers it with conviction.

After expressing the shame he feels for his family association with these attackers, he doubles down on why he really thinks his nephews bombed the Boston Marathon. "What I think was behind it, being losers. Not being able to settle themselves. And thereby just hating everyone who did."

I teach my children, and that's what I feel myself. This is the ideal micro-world in the entire world. I respect this country, I love this country. This country, which gives chance to everybody else to be treated as a human being. That is what I feel about this country.

This man could not be more American. I don't care where he comes from, how much money he makes, or what God he worships. And he is right: that is what makes America great.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bombers; boston; muslimamericans; ruslan; tsarnaev
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1 posted on 04/22/2013 1:25:47 PM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh

God bless him!


2 posted on 04/22/2013 1:27:29 PM PDT by celmak
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To: drewh

I don;t trust any of them. He may be saying what he is saying because he is here. I heard the killers aunt talk from the safty of Canada. I heard his mother talk from the safety of Dagestan.

I don’t trust them - ANY of them.


3 posted on 04/22/2013 1:29:31 PM PDT by ZULU ((See: http://gatesofvienna.net/))
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To: celmak

I don’t believe him.


4 posted on 04/22/2013 1:29:37 PM PDT by dartuser (My firearm is not illegal ... its undocumented.)
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To: drewh

Uncle Ruslan, you have my respect.


5 posted on 04/22/2013 1:29:39 PM PDT by madison10
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To: drewh

The are taught to lie and be dramatic, and taught to deny.
I am past believing anything a muslim says. Sorry but heard their so called apology many times before.
The uncle feels bad ,he has been rumbled.


6 posted on 04/22/2013 1:30:35 PM PDT by Christian1
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To: Christian1

The uncle called his nephew JIHAD.


7 posted on 04/22/2013 1:31:51 PM PDT by Christian1
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To: drewh

Uncle Ruslan seems solid. I’m guessing he was one of the early immigrants in the family.


8 posted on 04/22/2013 1:32:34 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: celmak

http://www.quickmeme.com/Uncle-Ruslan/?upcoming


9 posted on 04/22/2013 1:32:38 PM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh

Love the guy, but what turned them into T’s of real ability was extensive FOREIGN TRAINING and a cell controller with MONEY and enough INFLUENCE to get a private hospital meeting with Moochelle.

THAT is the truth.


10 posted on 04/22/2013 1:34:54 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: drewh

Uncle “Honey Badger” Ruslan


11 posted on 04/22/2013 1:36:32 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: cripplecreek

Uncle Ruslan seems solid. I’m guessing he was one of the early immigrants in the family.

Yep the one to set up the cell, told his nephew they must die whilst performing their Jihad.Not be caught alive.


12 posted on 04/22/2013 1:36:48 PM PDT by Christian1
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To: gaijin

Are you referring to a certain recently deported Saudi foreign national?


13 posted on 04/22/2013 1:37:29 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: drewh

I’d buy this guy a beer.


14 posted on 04/22/2013 1:37:54 PM PDT by Peter W. Kessler (Dirt is for racing... asphalt is for getting there.)
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To: Peter W. Kessler

“I’d buy this guy a beer.”

He will kill you for offering him alcohol..


15 posted on 04/22/2013 1:41:00 PM PDT by Christian1
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To: Christian1

I don’t know the uncle is muslim.


16 posted on 04/22/2013 1:41:21 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: celmak

He talks the right way, but a lot of evil can lurk behind kind words. I want to know about his background and if that big house behind him is his, how he paid for it, etc.


17 posted on 04/22/2013 1:41:44 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: dartuser

Uncle didn’t mention Islam. So he is wilfully lying.


18 posted on 04/22/2013 1:41:51 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: drewh

We need to import more Muslims!


19 posted on 04/22/2013 1:44:57 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: cripplecreek

Of coures the uncle is Mozlem. It’s a Mozlem clan. When Tamarlan was visiting his father in Dagestan (the family has some roots there), a woman was quoted as saying “We’re all Mozlems here”.

If the uncle was NOT a Mozlem that would mean he quit Islam and is thereofre an apostate target. And if he had left Islam, he would know the dangers of Islam and would have mentioned it.

Therefore, he is lying.

Plus, they wore $900 shoes and drove Mercedes and similar expensive cars. Is that being “losers”? The older one married an American girl. Who then converted to Islam to please hubby. Come on.


20 posted on 04/22/2013 1:45:08 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: drewh

He’s right - the boys are losers.


21 posted on 04/22/2013 1:45:11 PM PDT by GOPJ (The screed of so-called journalists: 'If it doesn't fit, you must omit.' - - freeper Vigilanteman)
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To: dragnet2

We need to import more Muslims!

You need to export them very soon.


22 posted on 04/22/2013 1:46:59 PM PDT by Christian1
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To: drewh

In the face of murder and mahem, did anyone expect him to applaud his foreign relatives in public on camera?


23 posted on 04/22/2013 1:47:12 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: drewh
I don;t trust any of them. He may be saying what he is saying because he is here. I heard the killers aunt talk from the safty of Canada. I heard his mother talk from the safety of Dagestan. I don’t trust them - ANY of them.

He could have said no comment, and that would have been that. For him to say something like this takes a bit of courage - Chechen culture is honor-based (think Bugsy Siegel or Tommy DeSimone), which is another way of saying that anyone who sullies a Chechen's reputation in public (by calling his kids a loser, for instance) is asking to be killed. If he had emitted some generic pablum about Islam being a religion of peace and expressed sorrow for the victims, that one thing. He called his nephews jealous losers who brought shame to the family. The relatives of a lot of American mass killers don't say this kind of thing. The mother of the Borat brothers is not safe in Dagestan, Russia - the Russian security services are said to routinely assassinate Islamists they consider to be problems.

24 posted on 04/22/2013 1:49:13 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: drewh

While it is impossible to know what is in the hearts of someone like this man, everything we KNOW about Islam tells us they will lie about anything so it is hard to take the uncle’s comments without some skepticism.

A fact which cannot be disputed by any honest person is the USA would be a better place without Muslims and they do not contribute anything to the betterment of this country.

We live in a country which has lost many of its freedoms because of these vermin.

A free society can never exist unless it is free of Islam.


25 posted on 04/22/2013 1:49:15 PM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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To: little jeremiah

There you go speaking facts again. Don’t do that. It upsets a lot of ‘conservatives’ lately.

I get that some people here want to believe the Bush meme about ‘good muslims’ But there are none. Their book precludes ‘goodness’ in them. And the sooner gullable westerners get over their reluctance to ascribe evil to it’s source, the better for us all.


26 posted on 04/22/2013 1:50:22 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: ZULU

This one Muslim may be an asset to us. As a group they are a huge net negative to any Western society that takes them in.

That is all that matters. Too bad for the good few but we have to take care of our own first - that we have forgotten that is our society’s mortal weakness.


27 posted on 04/22/2013 1:53:23 PM PDT by heartwood
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To: drewh
Bombers' Uncle Does More for American Muslims Than Progressive Talking Heads Ever Could

This reminds me of how homosexuality went from being illegal and shameful to a constitutional right to marry all because of AIDS.

Anyone remember how you were supposed to hug an AIDS patient to prove you weren't racist?

Well...go hug a Moslem.

28 posted on 04/22/2013 1:54:47 PM PDT by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: Wurlitzer
We live in a country which has lost many of its freedoms because of these vermin.

We have nobody to blame but ourselves.
29 posted on 04/22/2013 1:54:53 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: drewh

30 posted on 04/22/2013 1:57:55 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: Wurlitzer

While it is impossible to know what is in the hearts of someone like this man, everything we KNOW about Islam tells us they will lie about anything so it is hard to take the uncle’s comments without some skepticism.

“A fact which cannot be disputed by any honest person is the USA would be a better place without Muslims and they do not contribute anything to the betterment of this country.

We live in a country which has lost many of its freedoms because of these vermin.

A free society can never exist unless it is free of Islam.”

Well said....Thank you


31 posted on 04/22/2013 1:58:46 PM PDT by Christian1
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To: All

Talk is cheap...Politician, Used car salesman, and a Muslim, all liars, who is the better liar? Tough call, but..

Only one of the 3 above wants you dead!

From the Qur’an:

Qur’an (16:106) - Establishes that there are circumstances that can “compel” a Muslim to tell a lie.

Qur’an (3:28) - This verse tells Muslims not to take those outside the faith as friends, unless it is to “guard themselves.”


32 posted on 04/22/2013 1:59:54 PM PDT by outhousepatrol
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To: cripplecreek

“We have nobody to blame but ourselves.”

I think the liberals are to blame.


33 posted on 04/22/2013 2:00:06 PM PDT by Christian1
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To: drewh

Thanks for posting this. I don’t believe this man. The Muslim practice of taqiyya permits lying to further the cause of Jihad. When I first saw this guy, my instinctive gut reaction was just this, taqiyya. He apparently is very good at it. Disarms us, makes us think he is one of us, meanwhile he is protecting those of his fellow religionists in Jihad. I hope I’m wrong with respect to this fellow, but will continue to be extreme wary.


34 posted on 04/22/2013 2:05:09 PM PDT by miele man
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To: Christian1

Nobody asked you “Christian”.


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36 posted on 04/22/2013 2:09:08 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: drewh
A good reminder that not all Muslims from that area of the world are fanatics. It reminds me of this classic from a Muslim from the former Russian territories about the Taliban:

They would prohibit us from drinking vodka, and to make love to another man's wife would become a dangerous thing, with maybe a chance at execution,'' said Ismat Islamov, a bus driver visiting the city. ''Uzbeks don't want that.''

37 posted on 04/22/2013 2:09:27 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: drewh

#1 Question.

Did his uncle see the photos on TV when the FBI released them of the suspects?


38 posted on 04/22/2013 2:11:19 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: drewh
I watched this guy live and I believe him, he was very upset and emotional, no way he was thinking about how to parse his words.
39 posted on 04/22/2013 2:13:52 PM PDT by pwatson
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I believe him

Did ya think the uncle would stand in front of the American public on camera and applaud his murdering relatives while chanting death to American devils?

Gezzz.

40 posted on 04/22/2013 2:21:49 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2
Did ya think the uncle would stand in front of the American public on camera and applaud his murdering relatives while chanting death to American devils? Gezzz.

He could have said no comment. He could have expressed sorrow for the victims. Most relatives of mass killers provide one of those responses. Very few, Muslim or otherwise, actually trash the perps.

41 posted on 04/22/2013 2:24:47 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: drewh
I teach my children, and that's what I feel myself. This is the ideal micro-world in the entire world. I respect this country, I love this country. This country, which gives chance to everybody else to be treated as a human being. That is what I feel about this country.

A wonderful sentiment. Too bad he hasn't a clue as to the origins of that open-heartedness.

This man could not be more American.

Oh yes he could! He could learn about and join in that American Judeo-Christian culture more fully, renounce Islam, and learn about the Messiah that taught us to love our enemies and bless those that hate us. Unfortunately, I think Yeshua was talking about brothers in the Torah, and not everybody, with the consequence that too many who heed the words fail to understand the context in which they are to be applied. Still...

I don't care where he comes from, how much money he makes, or what God he worships. And he is right: that is what makes America great.

Well I do, because the words of that prophet ARE written on the subway walls and tenement halls, and silent no more. Islam needs to be crushed, but its followers need to be saved.

42 posted on 04/22/2013 2:26:27 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (An economy is not a zero-sum game, but politics usually is.)
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To: cripplecreek

I don’t think the uncle is particularly religious. He reportedly told his nephew “Islam will always be there, don’t worry about it. Get an education, get a job, make yourself useful. Don’t be a little (expletive).”


43 posted on 04/22/2013 2:27:41 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Everyone connected realizes they are in the spotlight
and are posturing to come off as likeable to the average
American as possible.
-the wife and her family didn’t see that side of him
-some imam says he would not give last rites blah,blah...
The uncle,who looks successful, I think he is
an attorney, and knows its better here than anywhere else.
But when the rubber hits the road, guess what side he’ll
come down on.


44 posted on 04/22/2013 2:40:07 PM PDT by americas.best.days... ( I think we can now say that they are behind us.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

That was the story I got as well. The first immigrants from that family were non religious but over the next 15 or 20 years, more radical and elements of the family followed.

Heck, I’ve got militant lesbians in my family and I’m vehemently opposed to gay marriage. By the standards some here are trying to impose, conservatives are finished because they can’t accept allies who have involuntary associations we may not like.

I can only name 2 or 3 muslims I consider trustworthy but they have a history of speaking out against radicalism and actually walking the walk. I’m willing to give uncle Ruslan the benefit of a doubt and pray that he keeps walking the walk.


45 posted on 04/22/2013 2:40:55 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: pwatson

“he was very upset and emotional”

Did you see the aunt, father and mother?


46 posted on 04/22/2013 2:50:59 PM PDT by Selene
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To: drewh

This man is not a typical Muslim-American or a Muslim in America. That’s why his statements are so startling. So out of the mainstream is he, that he’s likely to be targeted by one of the terrorists in his community; that is, if he lives among other Muslims.


47 posted on 04/22/2013 2:53:34 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished.)
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To: drewh

Someone should ask Uncle Ruslan if he recognized his nephews from the L&T video broadcast last Friday @ 5:00 ... and if he then called the police to identify them???


48 posted on 04/22/2013 2:56:58 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: little jeremiah
Uncle didn’t mention Islam. So he is wilfully lying.

He openly said that his family are Muslims.

49 posted on 04/22/2013 3:48:23 PM PDT by wideminded
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To: Carry_Okie
Unfortunately, I think Yeshua was talking about brothers in the Torah, and not everybody, with the consequence that too many who heed the words fail to understand the context in which they are to be applied

That's a very Koranic view

50 posted on 04/22/2013 3:54:28 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (What is hateful done to you, do not do to your neighbour. That is the whole of the Law. - Rabbi Hill)
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