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Boston Marathon Bomb Blasts

They may have caught someone

DamnImmigrant
post 16.Apr.2013, 12:38 AM
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My daughter says that there are a number of Swedes running and being in the audience. No news yet as to who is injured and so far no one is taking responsibility. I would guess that that would rule out a particular religion because when they blow people up in the name of their religion, they are proud of their actions and usually take credit right away. So this is probably an extortion attempt or some kind of patriot type group.

Only saying an 8 year old is dead. So sad.

Interesting how they caught the person of interest.
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Sorensentina
post 16.Apr.2013, 03:22 AM
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Hello. As of 9:19pm, central standard time in America, over 138 have been injured. 15 of them are critical. Three have died now. We are all stunned with this tragedy. My nephew lives half a mile from the finish line. He stated he heard it. We have several people from my state that were participating but they are okay. We are so sad here in America. This violence is getting out of control. No one has been arrested. They are looking for a suspect. At first, they thought they had someone, but no longer true. No one has claimed responsibility.
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PDX
post 16.Apr.2013, 05:57 AM
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QUOTE (Sorensentina @ 16.Apr.2013, 03:22 AM) *
We are so sad here in America. This violence is getting out of control.

Sad indeed - the violence is out of control every day that the US tortures and kills innocent civilians around the world. That is where it will have to stop first unsure.gif .

~~~PDX~~~
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skogsbo
post 16.Apr.2013, 06:56 AM
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QUOTE (Sorensentina @ 16.Apr.2013, 03:22 AM) *
. We are so sad here in America. This violence is getting out of control. .

Sadly this violence that has visited the USA, is just like the violence that the USA citizens publically funded in Northern Ireland for 2 decades and still secretly fund today. Plus, nobody actually knows the motives behind the attacks, if it was international, then they are likely to have claimed responsibility and would have been professional enough to kill many many more.
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skogsbo
post 16.Apr.2013, 07:29 AM
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Having looked at the pictures, it looks more likely home grown terrorism, the massive bright flash, white/grey smoke is more indicative of homemade stuff, lower quality and not likely a professional group with external training. But no doubt time will tell. An amateur will have made many mistakes and left a trail of evidence. There'll have been thousand of folk there with phone cameras, etc. lets home nobody deletes any pictures they took of the day, you just never know what might be lurking in the background!
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PDX
post 16.Apr.2013, 07:39 AM
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QUOTE (skogsbo @ 16.Apr.2013, 07:29 AM) *
it looks more likely home grown terrorism

Government-sponsored too! rolleyes.gif

~~~PDX~~~
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Mrissa516
post 16.Apr.2013, 08:13 AM
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Think about the victims and leave your political beliefs to yourself
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skogsbo
post 16.Apr.2013, 09:17 AM
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I assure you I am, as some who competes in many sporting events, I could well know people there and certainly know people running in London next week, or in any of the Swedish classics this year. Especially sad when kids are killed.

But - How many so called Irish Americans considered the innocent civilians killed in Northern Ireland when they put money in the collection tin, did they consider the 29 civilians killed shopping in Omagh for example.

The terrorism picture, is a big picture and folk need to realise that sometimes what they sow in one country, might be reaped in another. Hopefully lessons can be learned.
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Mib
post 16.Apr.2013, 09:32 AM
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The ironic thing is that the resources involved to find the evil idiots who did this will far outweigh the resiurces used to reduce the number of killings by guns in the US. Thousands of people are murdered each year, yet the political figures make a few statements while nothing REAL is done. With the shootings of 26 young children and teachers, the fact is this event will attract more attention and resource to stop it happening again. Surprised that the NRA are not telling everyone to arm themselves in the belief it will protect you from domestic/international terrorism.

It is a terrible tradegy where people with good intentions,raising money...a family event is turned into a terrorist event. I just wish the political figures would be as vocal backed up by real laws and resource to reduce the potential for another school/cinema massacre.
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Migga
post 16.Apr.2013, 09:44 AM
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QUOTE (skogsbo @ 16.Apr.2013, 09:17 AM) *
The terrorism picture, is a big picture and folk need to realise that sometimes what they sow in one country, might be reaped in another. Hopefully lessons can be learned.

What seeds have the innocent victims in Boston sown in other countries? People shouldn`t be held accountable for the actions of their government or military abroad. Swedes shouldn`t be held accountable and killed on the streets of Stockholm because there are swedish troops or swedish weapons abroad. Americans shouldn`t be killed by terrorists because of the actions of their government. The accountability stops at the ones making the decisions or pulling the trigger, not the people in the voting booths.
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skogsbo
post 16.Apr.2013, 09:48 AM
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I agree with the ethics of what you say. but,
Tell that to the thousands of Irish and British civilians, killed through the financial assistance of usa civilians.
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Mib
post 16.Apr.2013, 10:54 AM
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The real criminals are the politicians who stood by and allowed fund raising for the IRA in America + the people who donated. They are probably the same people who will pour their hearts out, allocate massive resources and denounce terrorism. However, it's always the innocent who pay the price for the others
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Hisingen
post 16.Apr.2013, 12:02 PM
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When rioting takes place around the world you often hear the cry 'Death to America' or any other country that is out of favour at the moment. The people shouting that sort of thing probably don't even know of the existence of Boston, so are not in the least concerned about Bostonians, only about the name of the country that they are wishing 'dead'.

The sad thing is that many of those involved in the shouting more than likely have no knowledge at all of the country concerned, or even where in the world it is. There are just a few fanatics who rouse feelings in the uneducated many.
America feels these acts intensely, especially since they have experienced very few acts of war against the coountry, unlike most European countries, for example. It has carried the tide of war to other countries instead, and now that atrocities are taking place on home territory - whether by external or internal terrorists - it hurts. Not unnaturally so.

What is distressing about these atrocities though, no matter where they occur, is the fact that they seem to be directed against the people in general, with complete disregard to human life of all ages. Old, young, females especially, and religious folk. Which makes you wonder what their real aim is. They are certainly not endearing themselves to even their own people - if they have any.

Who knows where the next explosions will take place - by whom - or against whom. The exponents of this mayhem give much cause for speculation as to their motives, if they have any at all other than simply to spread death and destruction.

The world is not a very pleasant place to be living in today, and seems to be getting worse - without any reference to climate.
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Svensksmith
post 16.Apr.2013, 02:18 PM
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A couple of sick f*cks to justify the bombing of innocent runners and spectators because of the actions of the government, of which many did not vote for in the first place.

Your comments, PDX and Skogsbo, are neither warranted nor in good taste.
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Na-Sh
post 16.Apr.2013, 02:30 PM
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Really sad incident indeed !!

Afghanishtan, Iraq have already been invaded so North Korea or Iran must have done these. Good enough reason for another war !!
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