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Dad of Boston bomb suspectís friend writes Obama
Associated Press ^ | Dec 30, 2013 7:15 PM EST

Posted on 12/30/2013 9:19:18 PM PST by Olog-hai

The father of a Chechen man shot to death by authorities in Florida while being questioned in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation has written to President Barack Obama asking for help finding out what happened.

Abdulbaki Todashev wrote in a letter released Monday that son Ibragim Todashev knew dead marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his brother, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, through boxing but had no connection to the bombing or any other crime.

He said his son voluntarily went to an FBI office in Orlando to speak with agents four times before they showed up at his apartment on May 22. He included photos of his son’s body with the letter and offered to travel to Washington, D.C., to speak to Obama directly. …

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Florida; US: Massachusetts; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: boston; bostonbombings; ibragimtodashev; obama; threatmatrix; tsarnaev

1 posted on 12/30/2013 9:19:18 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
I certainly feel for Mr. Todashev. I cannot imagine the unrelenting pain of losing a son - especially that way.

Unfortunately I fear the most he'll get is a beer summit and a autographed selfie to keep as a souvenir.

2 posted on 12/30/2013 9:30:36 PM PST by Paulie (Buy local, bank local, exert your influence locally; the left will fold like a cheap suit.)
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To: Olog-hai

There’s something not right about what happened there. I remember reading it about, the story just doesn’t make sense.


3 posted on 12/30/2013 9:31:00 PM PST by jocon307
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To: Paulie

We were not there and I don’t know if they filmed it.
It does appear strange a guy who went to the police 4 times would have them come over to him and in the process of bringing him in have to kill him unless he was resisting.

Was there EVER a released report?


4 posted on 12/30/2013 9:46:43 PM PST by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: jocon307; OwenKellogg; bunster; thouworm; maggief; onyx; AllAmericanGirl44; ConservativeMan55; ...
Something "not right" is an understatement. This was a silencer. Why?
Anyone but me curious as to why all these major scandals are coming to the forefront again? Is something major about to break?

Anyone wanting on or off this list...well, you know.

5 posted on 12/30/2013 9:49:40 PM PST by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: jocon307

Agreed.


6 posted on 12/30/2013 9:51:01 PM PST by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: A CA Guy
Was there EVER a released report?

I recall there were tow FBI agents and a Massachusetts state cop. An FBI agent shot him. I recall the Massachusetts cop was unnerved by the experience. It seems that the Feds told all to shut their mouths.

So the victim had boxing experience. The cops had guns and could have had tasers. The cops had numbers on their side. If they feared for their lives against an unarmed man, then we have the wrong men doing this job.

7 posted on 12/30/2013 10:06:08 PM PST by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts

I do wish they had video on that.


8 posted on 12/30/2013 10:11:45 PM PST by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: All

“Todashev wonders why authorities are being secretive about the investigation”

because everything involving the feds is secretive nowadays.


9 posted on 12/30/2013 10:12:10 PM PST by willywill
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts

“If they feared for their lives against an unarmed man, then we have the wrong men doing this job.”

Yes, this same thought has crossed my mind many times on threads recently.


10 posted on 12/30/2013 10:14:18 PM PST by jocon307
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To: MestaMachine

<< Anyone but me curious as to why all these major scandals are coming to the forefront again? Is something major about to break? >>

Yeah, i noticed it. Why on earth would AP even report this? I can think of no reason why they would drag this up again unless there was a motive. Reporting any actual news that doesn’t make Barry Soetoto appear to be Divinity Reincarnate is not exactly their strong point.

There’s definitely an online nervousness out there that I’ve noticed, no doubt about it. I saw a YouTube the other day where someone “with inside sources” (naturally) was saying to be looking out for one Friday afternoon when Barry says he has to shut down all banks for the weekend because of a nationwide cyber attack. (The video predated the attack on Target). Then by Monday, of course, all 401k’s and savings will be gone and martial law will follow.

Yeah, it’s hard to know if all these people are suffering from paranoid delusions and deep-seated neuroses or if they are the wisest people on earth. lol.


11 posted on 12/30/2013 10:16:41 PM PST by Nita Nupress ( Use your mind, not your emotions. Refuse to be manipulated by Marxists.)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts

And didn’t at least one of those FBI agents fall out of a helicopter soon after that? During a training exercise.


12 posted on 12/30/2013 10:18:59 PM PST by Nita Nupress ( Use your mind, not your emotions. Refuse to be manipulated by Marxists.)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts

Yeah, I think the 2 FBI guys fell out of a helicopter, in case someone cares to go searching (keywords: fbi boston helicopter training Todashev)


13 posted on 12/30/2013 10:26:51 PM PST by Nita Nupress ( Use your mind, not your emotions. Refuse to be manipulated by Marxists.)
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To: Nita Nupress

FBI visited that Orlando moslem’s apartment after midnight.

They shot him 6 times (once in back of head) after he....

STORY #1: Pulled a knife.
STORY #2: Lunged for a weapon.
STORY #3: Lunged at agents (no weapon was nearby).
STORY #4: Didn’t lunge/attack but agents felt threatened.

After Story #4, FBI got tired of releasing conflicting stories almost daily, so the govt said ‘No further comment bc it’s an open investigation.’

It was ‘one new story per day’ for the first 4-5 days.

This was also around the time Soetoro executed 2 FBI agents by arranging for them to rope from a helicopter on a magical invisible rope made of unicorn whiskers.


14 posted on 12/30/2013 10:33:14 PM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Nita Nupress

So think about a name you don’t see, don’t hear, as if he never existed. And like I said yesterday, I want to see david petraeus waterboarded. bj adopted petraeus in Haiti in 1995 and his promotions afterward were at lightspeed.


15 posted on 12/30/2013 10:33:33 PM PST by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: Olog-hai

Yet another soetoro islamist pig-dog expose.


16 posted on 12/30/2013 10:35:32 PM PST by onedoug
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To: LyinLibs

I might actually feel sorry for them if the FBI hadn’t been covering up for Jugear’s sorry lying Marxist arse all this time.


17 posted on 12/30/2013 10:44:37 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: MestaMachine

Got my thinking cap on, I do agree, something is stirring.

Can I be there when they waterboard petreaus? please?!!

I just came across his pic tonight on another thread, makes me ill!!!


18 posted on 12/30/2013 10:45:04 PM PST by AllAmericanGirl44 (Wishing all a very Merry Christmas)
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To: willywill

And dead men/women tell no tales. It might be of interest that the sauds tried to blackmail Russia and admitted they control the chechens.
“Give up protecting Syria for us and no terror attacks for the olympics.”
Putin refused.
Then wham, three bombs in Volgograd.
Point being, the sauds control the chechens and the dude michelle ‘visited’ in the hospital was a saudi who was later spotted at a whitehut outdoor celebration .


19 posted on 12/30/2013 10:46:10 PM PST by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: jocon307

There are a number of strange deaths or events with this administration. do you recall the single black mother who was killed in a hail of bullets for what? ramming her car into a barrier near the White House?


20 posted on 12/30/2013 11:26:55 PM PST by lee martell
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To: AllAmericanGirl44
Got my thinking cap on, I do agree, something is stirring.

Before Art Bell got out of the country her kept talking about "the Quickening". He might have been on to something without knowing what. Sometimes a conspiracy theory is not a theory.

21 posted on 12/30/2013 11:32:15 PM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: MestaMachine

Put me on your list.

I know there was a drill planned that day. I suspect that the two Chechens were hired to place fake “bombs”, but a Saudi national well known to the Obama’s (he frequently visited the White House) tampered with those “bombs” and burned his hands. He was quickly deported out of the U.S.


22 posted on 12/31/2013 1:11:02 AM PST by SatinDoll (A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN IS BORN IN THE USA OF USA CITIZEN PARENTS)
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To: SatinDoll

“He was quickly deported out of the U.S.”

That is what we were led to believe without anyone actually saying it, but it wasn’t true. He was at the white hut less than a month later.
Some, including me, believe he is bin laden’s son.

You’re on, BTW.


23 posted on 12/31/2013 1:26:48 AM PST by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: SatinDoll

Ain’t it funny? There was a drill planned the day of the Sandy Hook shooting too.

Another funny thing. Now the saudis have admitted to the Russians they control the chechens, and the Russians actually warned the admin about the boston bombing...which was ignored...maybe.


24 posted on 12/31/2013 1:33:57 AM PST by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: MestaMachine

Didn’t Michelle visit him in the hospital? Or am I getting my terrorists mixed up?


25 posted on 12/31/2013 1:51:13 AM PST by bonfire
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To: bonfire

Yes, she did, and no, you’re not.


26 posted on 12/31/2013 1:57:03 AM PST by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: Olog-hai

This MUSLIM will get his info, but Sean Smith’s mother won’t!!! And it looks like Amb. Stevens family doesn’t give a RIP about THEIR son and how and WHY he died!!!


27 posted on 12/31/2013 2:58:52 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Olog-hai
Here in Orlando where the shooting occured, there is not much news. The FBI changed their story. First they said he pulled a knife on them then said he didn't.
It is a shame but I don't trust our justice department. Eric Holder is still looking for evidence that George Zimmerman committed racial hate crime against the scum T. Martin.
Absolutely did not happen and Holder knows it, but will not drop it.
28 posted on 12/31/2013 3:51:10 AM PST by DeaconRed (ZERO: We made a -Big Mistaka- Lets send him to Jamaica -NOW! ! ! !)
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To: DeaconRed
What, you don't trust the gubmint?

Anyone ever wonder why Timothy McVey got put to death so quickly? My guess is he DID NOT request such a hasty demise.

Seems NOT trusting the gubmint is appropriate.

29 posted on 12/31/2013 4:26:42 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: A CA Guy

FOIAs will never be answered!


30 posted on 12/31/2013 4:32:14 AM PST by GOYAKLA (Waiting for the Golden Screw to be removed from Obama's navel and his a$$ falls off!)
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To: Olog-hai
Obama answered his letter;

Dear Father of Chechan Dude killed by FBI,

I am writing to let you know I fully investigated your son's death and have found it was caused by a YouTube Video that angered the FBI.

Sincerely, Barack Obama

31 posted on 12/31/2013 4:46:27 AM PST by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: Olog-hai

Hey Dad, Holder is in charge of the Justice Department, and they do not have to answer to anyone, they are above the law. There is no grand jury, no investigation, they will tell you it’s a national security issue. Bottom line...dead men tell no tales. Benghazi, NSA scandal, IRS scandal, “fast and furious” and on and on......with a spineless opposition scared $#it to take on the tyrants.


32 posted on 12/31/2013 4:52:08 AM PST by kenmcg
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To: Olog-hai

It is simple coincidence that their uncle had high connections in the CIA...? Elder Tsarnaev was secular for long but very suddenly radicalized, right..? And the Russians warned us repeatedly about him, but apparently the FBI appeared unconcerned.

Why...?

In fact this ALL MAKES SENSE if you accept that elder Tsarnaev was a US ASSET WHO WENT ROGUE.

To be a credible plant he really has to scream the stupid Allah Akbar stuff with utter sincerity. To survive he has to mostly convince HIMSELF even.

In that context, of course some of them go native over to the other side.

After the blast the Fibbers were worried this buddy knew Tsarnaev was working for the FBI.

THAT is why they executed him —so they wouldn’t have another OkBomb disaster on their hands as they did with their undercover agent McVeigh.


33 posted on 12/31/2013 5:32:18 AM PST by gaijin
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To: LyinLibs

< ...to rope from a helicopter on a magical invisible rope made of unicorn whiskers. >

Very eloquently stated.


34 posted on 12/31/2013 6:58:59 AM PST by Nita Nupress ( Use your mind, not your emotions. Refuse to be manipulated by Marxists.)
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To: Olog-hai

BTTT.


35 posted on 12/31/2013 7:12:27 AM PST by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: gaijin; MestaMachine; LyinLibs; SatinDoll; bonfire; Ann Archy; TigersEye; ...

Just to clarify: So you’re saying the elder Tsarnaev (Ruslan Tsarni) was originally a rather high-level CIA op, but pulled a John Brennan-like conversion to Islam (and began working with the Saudi’s?), which is when the Russians tried to warn Barry and Brennan a few times. So at the time of the bombing the elder Tsarnaev/Tsarni was a double-agent.

If i interpretated that right, I’m missing how this falls in line with the theory mentioned above that Mr Burnt-Hands — the apparent Saudi royalty (as evidenced by Michelle’s hospital visit and his WH excursions that they stupidly posted all over Facebook) — sabotaged the bombs to actually explode. Thus the 2 Tsarnaev kids related to the elder Tsarni would get the blame.

Both theories make sense, but unless elder Tsarni set up his nephews, I’m missing something. (I pinged several ppl because I don’t know who has kept up with this story. Obviously, I have not.)


36 posted on 12/31/2013 7:51:26 AM PST by Nita Nupress ( Use your mind, not your emotions. Refuse to be manipulated by Marxists.)
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To: MestaMachine

This is from my notes on info gathered from various sources at the time:

May 17, 2013 - Two members of the FBI’s elite counterterrorism unit who arrested Dzhokhar died Friday while practicing how to quickly drop from a helicopter to a ship using a rope, the FBI announced Monday in a statement. The statement gave few details regarding the deaths of Special Agents Christopher Lorek (A&M grad) and Stephen Shaw other than they fell a great distance over water. The fall killed them rather than drowning. (probably not involved with arrest but 100 member unit was sent from Quantico to Boston to investigate other bombs).

May 21, 2013 – U.S. Rep. William Keating says Russia informed the FBI at some point about Ibragim A. Todashev. At 7:30 pm 6022 Peregrine Avenue, Windhover Condominiums on Kirkman Road near Conroy Road, Orlando, FL directly across the street from Univeral Studios. FBI interviewed Ibragim/Ibrahim A. Todashev (b. Sept. 22, 1985, 27, Chechen born, connections with radical Chechen rebels, US citizenship, previously of the Chechnyan community in Boston and drove a Mercedes) and Khusn Taramov (22, from Chechnya and previously of Boston, he and Todashev knew each other in Checnya and came to US together) at an Orlando, FL apartment for 3 hours. Taramov left after an agent said they’d need Todashev a couple more hours. He told Taramov he was worried he was getting set up and would be killed so gave him his parent’s phone number in case he got arrested. He is not suspected in the Boston bombing but did confess to the slaying of Mess et al in Boston two years ago. When he was about to sign a confession, he became violent and pulled a knife at which time an agent shot and killed him early May, 22, 2013. The agent has non-life threatening injuries. Todashev, an MMA fighter, met Tamerlan several times in Boston while competing in mixed martial arts. Todashev had a plane ticket for May 21 to NY to Chechnya to spend a month with family that was bought before the bombings and the FBI wanted to question him before he left and was pressuring him not to leave so he cancelled the ticket. May 4, 2013, Todashev was arrested on aggravated assault charges after getting into a fight with a man at the Orlando Premuium Outlet mall over a parking space and released on May 5, 2013 on a $3,500 surety bond.

FBI agents came to the apartment complex and started questioning a few people of Chechnyan descent. “One day they started questioning us, next day after the bombing, not the bombing , after they found out the bombers were Chechnyans, and they started following us, watching us, they pretty much told the guy from his apartment and they start following us, watching us like everyday,” said Taramov. Said Todashev just gotten his green card (green card or citizenship?) and had spoken to Tamerlan a month before (a week before the bombing or just after?). Didn’t know Tamerlan in Chechnya. He’d also been to Boston to visit Tamerlan. Several Chechnyans in apartment complex claim they’re muslim but not radicals. In the last two months, neighbors reported unfamiliar cars and men walking around the complex and parking near the condo. She said the man used to sit in his white Mercedes and listen to music and give candy to kids. FBI sending a post-shooting incident review team from Washington. This may have been his girlfriend’s apartment. Todashev lived in a gated community in Kissimmee called Orlando Sun Village and had been in the US since 2006.


37 posted on 12/31/2013 2:13:19 PM PST by bgill
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To: Nita Nupress

I haven’t kept up with this story either but it obviously stinks to high heaven ... and high in the administration. I hope you get a reply here.


38 posted on 12/31/2013 2:57:50 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Nita Nupress

“...So you’re saying the elder Tsarnaev (Ruslan Tsarni) was originally a rather high-level CIA op,..”

WHAT!! I never said anything like that!


39 posted on 12/31/2013 3:59:23 PM PST by SatinDoll (A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN IS BORN IN THE USA OF USA CITIZEN PARENTS)
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To: SatinDoll
Sorry. Help me out then. You said:
It is simple coincidence that their uncle had high connections in the CIA...? Elder Tsarnaev was secular for long but very suddenly radicalized, right..? And the Russians warned us repeatedly about him, but apparently the FBI appeared unconcerned.

Why...?

In fact this ALL MAKES SENSE if you accept that elder Tsarnaev was a US ASSET WHO WENT ROGUE.

What does that mean? Isn't "the elder Tsarnaev" (Ruslan Tsarni) the "uncle?"
40 posted on 01/01/2014 10:35:21 PM PST by Nita Nupress ( Use your mind, not your emotions. Refuse to be manipulated by Marxists.)
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To: SatinDoll; gaijin

Never mind. I figured out the confusion.

I was addressing that to the first person on the ping list (gaijin), not you. Gaijin made comments in #33 I was trying to clarify and i gave you a courtesy ping because you were part of the conversation.

36 posted on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 9:51:26 AM by Nita Nupress
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41 posted on 01/02/2014 12:11:44 AM PST by Nita Nupress ( Use your mind, not your emotions. Refuse to be manipulated by Marxists.)
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To: Nita Nupress

The elder Tsarnaev was never a high-level CIA officer. He was never an officer at all. My theory is that he as an agent. An asset.

The CIA formal officer is his Uncle, who is married to the daughter of one of the five or ten most important people at that agency. He has a disturbing and advocates a high-risk and spooky global strategy for the US and has published on that matter.

How does Mr. burned Hands fit in?

I do not know but your question is very interesting and the answer is VERY IMPORTANT.


42 posted on 01/02/2014 6:41:09 AM PST by gaijin
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To: gaijin

When I said elder Tsarnaev I was referring to the older brother who was a kick boxer and was killed. I’m saying he was almost certainly a US asset at some point and I think it is almost OBVIOUS.

I believe he was recruited by his Uncle and I believe this older brother probably went rogue and recruited his little brother.

I think the FBI feared that his surviving Florida kick-boxing buddy might have been witting to Tsarnaev’s one-time FBI employment.

So they field executed him.

Do you get it?


43 posted on 01/02/2014 6:51:08 AM PST by gaijin
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To: gaijin

The FBI feared it would later appear that they had INDUCED the Boston Bombing.


44 posted on 01/02/2014 6:54:32 AM PST by gaijin
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To: gaijin

Ping.


45 posted on 01/02/2014 10:04:04 AM PST by gaijin
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To: Nita Nupress

Whoops


46 posted on 01/02/2014 2:10:29 PM PST by gaijin
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