They were running a drill.
posted on 04/24/2013 8:13:46 AM PDT
(People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
There is no question precise enough that the Administration will not evade it.
We’ll have to dig up an internal source willing to give up the Kenyan moslem.
posted on 04/24/2013 8:15:02 AM PDT
by Uncle Miltie
(All observant Muslims want to kill you. If they don't, they are not really Muslims.)
The gov’ts are programmed to lie all the time these days.
posted on 04/24/2013 8:17:55 AM PDT
posted on 04/24/2013 8:18:38 AM PDT
(You are either with us or you are with the RINOs.)
The Boston Marathon goes within two hundred yards of my front door and,being retired,I always go down to watch it as the “elite” men approach.Every year you see numerous local cops,an occasional State cop and many National Guardsmen,MPs for the most part.I didn't see any more security this year than I've seen other years...including the National Guard.However I must note that my vantage point isn't near the starting or finish line.I suppose there could have been an increased presence at one,or both,of those points.
posted on 04/24/2013 8:19:19 AM PDT
by Gay State Conservative
(Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
More coincidence. Well, OK, move along.
posted on 04/24/2013 8:20:23 AM PDT
by Sir Napsalot
(Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
Comparing this event to other marathons is not a fair barometer. This is by far the biggest such event of them all...at least here in the US. The Boston Marathon is the one most runners focus on qualifying to run, and it gets more public interest (both locally and nationally) than the rest.
posted on 04/24/2013 8:23:20 AM PDT
(The lesson for the GOP is simple - don't let the opposition define you)
"A 2008 Boston Globe op-ed called Marathon as dry-run disaster and written by Arnold Bogis, a former policy analyst for a Department of Homeland Security grant at the Homeland Security Policy Institute at George Washington University, reveals that the Boston Marathon has in past years been used for live exercises to quietly test public safety technologies and disaster plans."
We need to find these guys and get them FReepin!
posted on 04/24/2013 8:26:32 AM PDT
These teams were established in the wake of 9/11 for the purpose of having Guard first responders who were trained for counter IED and WMD, especially in the CBERNE (chem/bio) arena. As Guardsmen, they can be employed under state control through orders from their Governor and State Adjutant General. They could also be called to Federal Service, but then you would have restriction on what law enforcement activities they could undertake.
I don’t know how they are structured and funded these days, but my guess is that they get lots of federal funding to pay for a much higher OPTEMPO (paid days) than normal Guardsmen and may even be full time. With that in place, they are going to look for events and circumstances that could use their assistance. They are not just going to sit around the armory waiting for the phone to ring.
WHY THE EFF DO WE ALLOW PEOPLE ON THE 'TERRORIST WATCH LIST' TO EVEN LIVE IN THIS COUNTRY???? THAT IS EFFING EFFED UP BEYOND EFFING BELIEF, ARGHHHHHH!!!!!!!
Congress needs to begin impeachment hearings for head of DHS and FBI, although 0bama would probably replace them with even worse leftist radicals.
I said very early on....that there had to be a lot of chatter....and I also said that this might have been a sting gone bad.
Did we get chatter from Russia?? and ignore it.
Something was certainly going on....because that's WHY people lie....to cover up. And orders come from the TOP and that means Obama.
Looks like any coverup in Obama's house is no big deal. But the stinkin' little Watergate breakin was an excuse to oust Nixon.
posted on 04/24/2013 9:40:12 AM PDT
(If babies had guns, they wouldn't be aborted)
posted on 04/24/2013 11:35:33 AM PDT
by Hillarys Gate Cult
(Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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