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2013-04-15 05:47:05 PM
9 votes:
i.imgur.com
2013-04-16 12:52:11 AM
5 votes:

Jaykzo: The internet has solved this case long before the MSM or the FBI ever will, those know-nothing dummies

[i.imgur.com image 608x612]


2 and 6 are both even numbers.  EVEN.  This is somebody getting even.  Another term for getting even is payback.  Who starred in payback?  Mel Gibson.  Half of 26 is 13.  What was Mel Gibson in 13 years ago?  The Patriot.  Patriot Day.

This is payback for Mel Gibson's wife not blowing him in the hot tub.  Study it out.
2013-04-15 06:46:51 PM
5 votes:

zippolight2002: jack21221: TV's Vinnie: Suspect in guarded custody is a Saudi national.

Apparently, it was a guy that a civilian just chased down and tackled for acting suspicious. Sounds like an overzealous "patriot" to me.

He was "acting suspiciously and running from the explosion"....  it would be more suspicious if he WASN'T running for farks sake.


Real Americans slowly walk away from the explosion while putting on a pair of sunglasses and not looking back.
2013-04-15 06:20:58 PM
5 votes:
I know it's not the best time for jokes, but.... Hey look, Steven Spielberg has got things under control:

msnbcmedia.msn.com
2013-04-15 09:23:24 PM
4 votes:

what_now: Thrag: hockeyfarker: what_now: They keep showing this video, and there's an old guy who's 10 feet from the finish and when the bomb hits, he simply collapses. I know it's not the worst thing that happened, but the idea of a guy of advanced years getting hit by shrapnel 10 feet from finishing a marathon... I don't even.

I saw some aftermath pictures, that guy was okay. Well, he wasn't bleeding, eyes were open and alert, cops were helping him, anyways. No shrapnel. Probably couldn't hear shiat though.

He's being interviewed on CNN right now.

Don't have CNN- is he ok? Did he finish?


Yeah, #2 in his age division, but officials are striking his time because he had a tailwind at the end.
2013-04-15 06:21:14 PM
4 votes:

Klom Dark: Oh shiat, he didn't say t3rr0rist, here comes the shiat storm. This is lame, distract the dummies?


That's it - I'm not voting for him again.
2013-04-15 05:16:36 PM
4 votes:
sprudge.com

Too soon?
2013-04-16 01:31:38 AM
3 votes:

Void_Beavis: fark you asshole


Behold, the words of the man who claims to know how to properly secure a large scale event in a metropolitan area. The words of a man who, within mere hours of a tragedy occuring, has the wisdom and knowledge to correctly assign blame on those whose negligence were responsible for said tragedy. And throughout all of this work he's done, he still has time to type out a "fark you asshole" on the internet.

Fight on, brave soldier.
2013-04-16 01:16:33 AM
3 votes:
img715.imageshack.us
2013-04-16 01:14:10 AM
3 votes:

impaler: Christ, Void_Beavis, is an idiot.


How can he be an idiot when he clearly knows exactly who to blame in this situation? Anyone who knows how to prevent a spontaneous act of terror and destruction can not just be called an
idiot. Give the man his respect! He and he alone is positive he knows how to prevent these sort of incidents, and he's nice enough to share that knowledge with us Internetters instead of applying his talent as an FBI/DoD/DHS agent.

A true patriot!
2013-04-15 11:46:38 PM
3 votes:

BuckTurgidson: I hope Tibia Man pulls through and becomes the next blade runner.


What do you have against his girlfriend!?!??
2013-04-15 11:05:09 PM
3 votes:

EchoMike: [img14.imageshack.us image 610x487]


If he was a brown M&M, he would have been detained right away for being suspicious.
2013-04-15 10:48:12 PM
3 votes:
imageshack.us
2013-04-15 09:21:05 PM
3 votes:

Mock26: So, has anyone in this thread yet blamed the government for this?


i.imgur.com

That is not a hair question.
2013-04-15 08:54:41 PM
3 votes:
24.media.tumblr.com
2013-04-15 08:25:42 PM
3 votes:

mediablitz: Fox News coverage has been excellent all day. Then O'Reilly's show starts and I remember what complete shiat stains they have. Peter King is (of COURSE) the first guest, and he KNOWS it is those dirty Muslims and this is why we need to curtail freedom in the United States, but the stupid Liberals JUST WON'T LISTEN.

farking worthless pigs.


i.imgur.com
2013-04-15 08:14:58 PM
3 votes:
Anderson Cooper: Police are on the lookout for a black person with an accent who was at the race...

rbgsocialclub.files.wordpress.com

and who may be very hard to catch.
2013-04-15 08:12:44 PM
3 votes:

emonk: badhatharry: I understand politically correct sensibilities. However, it is ok to speculate on which assholes did this.  We are not the cops or the media. We are free to say what we think. I want to hear what other people think. That's why I'm here.

Has anyone talked to Richard Jewell yet?


www.newscientist.com


Here is his most recent number give it a shot
2013-04-15 07:57:14 PM
3 votes:

netweavr: CNN is reporting ball bearings were used as shrapnel.


Limit ball bearing purchases to 7.
2013-04-15 07:48:01 PM
3 votes:

gadian: LessO2: Christ, if this picture is real, it's heartbreaking.

It certainly looks like an eight year-old.

Pic is SFW, just heartbreaking.

That's no 8 yr old, dude.


oi45.tinypic.com
2013-04-15 06:38:07 PM
3 votes:
Suspect in guarded custody is a Saudi national.

You know what this means, don't you?

www.jtf.org
RE-INVADE IRAQ!!!!
2013-04-15 06:20:56 PM
3 votes:

Lollipop165: I do want to say how proud I am of those brave men and women who rushed TOWARD the attack to help those in need. Heroes indeed.


farking goddamn this... choked me right up to watch the video right after the blast where you can see EMTs, cops and what appear to be military personnel running toward the smoke and craziness. It's stupid how proud that made me, safe and sound here in Michigan. Boston emergency responders are clearly the sh-t.... I'll never make fun of that retarded accent again.
2013-04-15 06:08:27 PM
3 votes:
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHg5SJYRHA0

Apparently there's some terribly gruesome videos from bystanders popping up on Youtube....

Yikes.
2013-04-15 05:16:52 PM
3 votes:
Has anyone checked in on Omarian yet?
2013-04-15 05:16:05 PM
3 votes:

I sound fat: Actual headline on the front page:  "CNNer heard boom, saw smoke"

Way to go, CNN newsroom.


Earlier on the TV feed, Wolf said something along the lines of:
"There was a primary and secondary device that exploded.  Police may have found a thirdidar...thir...another possible device nearby."
2013-04-15 05:05:59 PM
3 votes:

vpb: That was an oddly directional explosion, almost like a shaped charge.


One of the people in the crowd was a hologram.
2013-04-15 05:01:56 PM
3 votes:
And much like high school, the athletes get all the attention and the people hitting the books get ignored.
2013-04-16 12:08:30 AM
2 votes:
The person of interested
media.oregonlive.com
2013-04-15 11:26:47 PM
2 votes:

Xcott: Pundits are already derping about how Obama hasn't called the bombing "terrorism" yet.

What's with this weird and meaningless obsession over the precise words that the president uses?


Look at that motherfarker, eating crackers like he owns the place.
2013-04-15 11:22:50 PM
2 votes:
So, I have a question.

Has anyone heard from Omarion today?
2013-04-15 11:09:20 PM
2 votes:

shower_in_my_socks: Local Boston TV supposedly reporting that an law enforcement is searching an apartment building in the Revere section of Boston.


Did they get in by land or by sea?
2013-04-15 10:59:24 PM
2 votes:

WizardofToast: Zeno-25: So this is a thing.

[i.imgur.com image 850x637]

/I lol'd

This is too damn silly. Sports mascots are gonna find and stop the bomber. It's like a dumb 90s cartoon that only aired for 5 episodes.

And then there is this.

[i.imgur.com image 600x791]

I know ribbons are cool and all but this farking image can't help me but think it's a person's leg twirling in the air.


Lame.
2013-04-15 10:56:32 PM
2 votes:
I just wanted to inform everyone I'm adding all y'all to my ignore list. Everyone.
2013-04-15 10:35:58 PM
2 votes:
img14.imageshack.us
2013-04-15 10:05:24 PM
2 votes:

tenpoundsofcheese: The point is that whoever did this could eventually be a professor in the US and an advisor to future politicians.


It's pretty clear that you're not a fan of higher education.
2013-04-15 10:00:46 PM
2 votes:

aedude01: Jesus Christ.


No. Arredondo, Carlos Arredondo.
2013-04-15 09:54:48 PM
2 votes:
Good news, it can be confirmed that Paul Ryan was not injured as he had finished a good 90 minutes before the explosion.
thecount.com

"Hold on...OK, I'll take questions now."
2013-04-15 09:43:12 PM
2 votes:

Somacandra: hasty ambush: Did somebody say anti-government Domestic terrorist?

So you think Bill Ayers did this? You should probably let the FBI know if you have some information to that effect. That's what I would do.


The point is that whoever did this could eventually be a professor in the US and an advisor to future politicians.
2013-04-15 09:33:48 PM
2 votes:

Mrtraveler01: Whoever mentioned ESPN's coverage of this. Thank you very much.

CNN and the rest of its cable friends are worthless since now at this point they are just speculating stuff out of thin air.


I imagine John King on his large plasma screen shrinking and expanding Google Maps footage of the blast site and speculating on where other packages were found, while Wolf Blitzer insinuates that the president is weak on foreign policy, while Anderson Cooper tries to swim inside the belly of a great white shark carrying a high explosive device to prove that sharks were not responsible for the mass murder because no shark residue was found (so far) on the devices.
2013-04-15 09:31:33 PM
2 votes:

Corn_Fed: It's not a true tragedy until Pat Robertson blames it all on the gays.


I'm fairly sure Westboro has already said this is punishment for Mass. allowing gay marriage, so close enough.  It's really amazing how much damage I was able to do considering I didn't even know about this until several hours after it happened and even though I haven't had sex in months.

I do apologize to all the straight folks that were killed and maimed because I chose to be attracted to men instead of women.
2013-04-15 09:28:33 PM
2 votes:
Man, those Aqua Teen guys really went all out this year
2013-04-15 09:06:11 PM
2 votes:
This has been a dark day for Boston.  Except when the explosions went off.  It was pretty bright for a fraction of a second at that time.
2013-04-15 08:35:28 PM
2 votes:
I think we need an "I SAW BOSTON'S PIC #8" badge.
2013-04-15 08:31:34 PM
2 votes:

MichiganFTL: vygramul: Silly Jesus: netweavr: CNN is reporting ball bearings were used as shrapnel.

Limit ball bearing purchases to 7.

Who the hell needs 30 ball bearings?

early 20th century yacht engine makers.


Benoit?

i.imgur.com

/balls
2013-04-15 08:27:02 PM
2 votes:
LensCrafters did not see that one coming.
2013-04-15 08:18:56 PM
2 votes:
i.chzbgr.com

Anyone who's already at the blaming stage just sounds like this to me.

/hotlinked
//maybe it was space aliens.
///such a sad, sad day :(
2013-04-15 08:01:55 PM
2 votes:

netweavr: CNN is reporting ball bearings were used as shrapnel.



www.dvdtalk.com

"It's all ball bearings these days."
2013-04-15 07:30:41 PM
2 votes:
Timothy McVeigh heard screaming "amateur" from the 7th level of Dis.
2013-04-15 07:27:25 PM
2 votes:

fisker: So who are we blaming?


The bomber
2013-04-15 07:26:14 PM
2 votes:
So who are we blaming?

Someone let me know because I need to be able to get on the correct side.
2013-04-15 07:21:10 PM
2 votes:

ursomniac: Apparently they're classified as "home-made" bombs.



As opposed to store bought bombs? Do they sell those at Home Depot?

"Hey, I'm looking for Chicken wire, Mouse traps, Some Wood staples... Oh, and a box full of claymores to keep the deer and children out of my yard."
2013-04-15 06:45:13 PM
2 votes:

jack21221: TV's Vinnie: Suspect in guarded custody is a Saudi national.

Apparently, it was a guy that a civilian just chased down and tackled for acting suspicious. Sounds like an overzealous "patriot" to me.


He was "acting suspiciously and running from the explosion"....  it would be more suspicious if he WASN'T running for farks sake.
2013-04-15 06:36:25 PM
2 votes:

Mikey1969: ThrobblefootSpectre: And my apologies for the many here on fark hoping it was perpetrated by their favorite skin color or political party to spread hate about.

Personally, I thinkk it was Left Handed Pima Indian Bronies With Purple Crayons Stuck in Their Ear Canals

/They're my go-to bad guys, how about you?


Typical: it's people like you that are exactly what's wrong with this country.  Any fool knows it was Right Handed, Innuit Beliebers With Green Crayons Stuck up Their Nostrils.

You're exactly what's wrong with this country.
2013-04-15 06:28:44 PM
2 votes:

Hate Tank: Right now the first 9 links on Fark are all Boston.  I have been a very long-time lurker and I don't think I have ever seen that.  A lot of Farkers in the Boston area I guess, including me.


Just wait until Tebow signs with the Patriots.
2013-04-15 06:24:02 PM
2 votes:

mgshamster: NeoCortex42: mgshamster: NeoCortex42: Wolf Blitzer: "The President did not call this a terror attack."

Great, here we go again.

NPR: "the president said we would find who did this and the individuals or groups involved will face the full weight of justice. Clearly he thinks it's a terrorist attack."

Paraphrased. Just heard it on the radio.

Yeah, but he didn't say the phrase "terrorist attack".  That's what Wolf has been rambling about since the press conference.

Yeah. Wolf is an idiot.


Well, we already knew that:
images.huffingtonpost.com
2013-04-15 06:19:04 PM
2 votes:

ideamaster: MrHappyRotter: STOP JUMPING TO CONCLUSIONS BEFORE WE HAVE ALL THE FACTS

Until then, hide yo' kids, hide yo' wife and hide yo' husband, too.

You mean like the Obama administration and the youtube video?  He swept that under the rug too.  This will be bush's fault.  Or he will blame it on Americans.


You mean Fartbummer.
2013-04-15 06:12:30 PM
2 votes:

dukeblue219: For all the Farkers who never leave their mother's basement:

Police dogs are common at events with thousands of spectators.The National Guard is often used to help with crowd control and traffic flow with events that occupy a large part of a major city (parades, marathons, protests, etc).

Just because you haven't seen a "bomb dog", or what you assume is a bomb dog, at a marathon before, doesn't mean the dog is part of a vast international governmental conspiracy.


Ask yourself this:
Why was traffic DIVERTED from the path of the Boston Marathon, only for today?
Seems rather CONVENIENT, doesn't it?
2013-04-15 06:10:48 PM
2 votes:

Triumph: They allegedly had bomb-sniffing dogs at the finish line. Is that normal? o_O

 http://www.local15tv.com/mostpopular/story/UM-Coach-Bomb-Sniffing-D ogs -Were-at-Start-Finish/BrirjAzFPUKKN8z6eSDJEA.cspx


Those dogs need to be fired immediately.
2013-04-15 06:05:28 PM
2 votes:

Lord_Baull: NeoCortex42: If it's a white guy, at least the discussion can be constrained to the individual/group and the actual incident. If it's a brown guy, we go even further into the Muslim=terrorist crap.


This is an interesting statement.


Imagine how much Fark will flip their shiat if the guilty party is a cop or ex-cop.  Or a hot teacher.  Or an HOA president.  Or an executive at EA.
2013-04-15 05:37:08 PM
2 votes:

Pixiest: Do you have it in a larger size with better resolution?


Here's the original image.
2013-04-15 05:22:43 PM
2 votes:
I've blown up enough shiat to recognize an amateur explode-y builder. I'm putting my money on a nut (or a very small group of nuts), probably domestic. The fact that it's tax day seems to be a coincidence rather than a motivation, I'm looking more at large groups of people in a small area.

/Yes I realize I'll look like an ass if I'm wrong
//Joke is on all of you, I'm already an ass
2013-04-15 05:08:23 PM
2 votes:
www.mysoti.com
2013-04-15 05:05:36 PM
2 votes:
Islamic or home-grown, it doesn't matter. SOMEONE is gonna get a visit from Mister P for this.

dronewarsuk.files.wordpress.com
2013-04-15 05:01:11 PM
2 votes:
"There will most likely be a third stage...", reported by Amanda Delp - API News

I understand about indecision but when there are people living in competition,... I guess all we really want is to have some peace of mind.
2013-04-15 04:57:20 PM
2 votes:

gja: Run.......for your lives.


Run to the hills?
2013-04-15 04:56:48 PM
2 votes:

Drew: Also folks - be aware that at this stage in the news cycle pretty much no one knows anything, and 90% of everything's gonna be issued a correction later by MSM.  That said it still helps to know what's going on now


You should write a book explaining how this works!

/oh, wait...
2013-04-15 04:55:11 PM
2 votes:
Has the WH blamed Bush yet?
2013-04-15 04:35:48 PM
2 votes:
Repeat.
2013-04-15 04:24:14 PM
2 votes:
Also folks - be aware that at this stage in the news cycle pretty much no one knows anything, and 90% of everything's gonna be issued a correction later by MSM.  That said it still helps to know what's going on now
2013-04-16 01:48:39 AM
1 votes:

Pizilla: Boojum2k: Now That's What I Call a Taco!: Annnnnnnd now a US Blackhawk helicopter just crashed near the North Korean border.  Not exactly a slow news day.

Aw fark. Really?

No.

But there was a wave of attacks in Iraq.

Can't tell me it isn't connected...


It isn't connected.

/see
//I just did.
2013-04-16 01:24:16 AM
1 votes:
Jaykzo:  is framing Mel Gibson to distract us from Sasha's spring break trip, but his unconscious mind can't help but give himself away.

I've got Malkin on the phone and Breittbart's carcass on skype. They're saying that this is news to them, and have promised to keep us anonymous as sources.

EDIT: Alex Jones just crawled out from behind a hedge in my backyard, and used sign language to inform me that I will be on his podcast tomorrow using voice-modifying technology to protect myself. The world needs to know this info. No more bullshiat! Truth now!


If this isn't all over the major media sites by tomorrow, it's 100% proof of how deep the rabbit hole goes.  And Richard Jewell "passed away" today of all days.  Convenient!
2013-04-16 01:20:50 AM
1 votes:
So next year will be the first annual three-legged Boston memorial marathon?
2013-04-16 01:18:21 AM
1 votes:

BSABSVR: Well, who has Mel Gibson got in trouble for blaming things on? The Jews. Who has proven himself no friend to Israel? Obama. A marathon is 26 miles, the Obamas were married 21 years ago. 26-21=5. Malia was born 5 years after the Obamas were married. After Malia came Sasha and then the Obamas took a break from having kids.

*Gasp*

Obama is framing Mel Gibson to distract us from Sasha's spring break trip, but his unconscious mind can't help but give himself away.


I've got Malkin on the phone and Breittbart's carcass on skype. They're saying that this is news to them, and have promised to keep us anonymous as sources.

EDIT: Alex Jones just crawled out from behind a hedge in my backyard, and used sign language to inform me that I will be on his podcast tomorrow using voice-modifying technology to protect myself. The world needs to know this info. No more bullshiat! Truth now!
2013-04-16 01:16:47 AM
1 votes:

InmanRoshi: Xcott: InmanRoshi: The entire purpose of an act of political terrorism is to make a statement.   Not making the statement to tie it to your politics kinda defeats the purpose.

I see your logic and raise you the Atlanta Olympic bombing.  Eric Lee Rudolph didn't issue any statement claiming credit, and it was only tied to him one or two years later.  His choice of target didn't seem to send a clear political message about anything, and it was anyone's guess why some dude bombed the Olympics.

If you have a subculture like the 90s militia subculture or white nationalists, a terrorist act may simply be an attack on the USA, and only intended to have symbolic meaning to other members of the subculture, not for the general public.  The OK city bombing was intended to be a signal for other militia types to rise up and revolt against the USA, for example.

I think a lone nutter like Rudolph has to stay quiet because there is no one else to advance the cause if he's caught.     If it's a multi-national, muti-facetied organized  political organization like Al Qaeda, I imagine they're getting in front of cameras as soon as possible.   Didn't they do precisely that with 9/11?    The only plausible way I could see this being an international political network is if it's a group that wants to keep their association to themselves (see Pakistani ISI)


Rudolph wasn't a lone nutter, he was affiliated with Army of God. It's just that Army of God was more interested in casualties than with credit and thus he and the rest of them kept their mouths shut.
2013-04-16 01:15:27 AM
1 votes:

Cobataiwan: Dr.Zom: Jesus. Just last month.

Domestic terrorism: Study shows sharp rise in extremist 'patriot' groups
Researchers compare this rise in activity to that just before the Oklahoma City bombing

March 06, 2013

http://www.firerescue1.com/homeland-security/articles/1414784-Domest ic -terrorism-Study-shows-sharp-rise-in-extremist-patriot-groups/

Srsly, the chances are that this is Islamic terrorism. Check bombings world wide. 90% of them are from Islamic terrorists. You guys keep hoping and hoping. Its quite sick. Who knows maybe your little fantasy will come true this time.


It could easily be Islamic terrorism. They love their symbolic dates. I'm sure April 15, Tax Day, Patriot Day, and the day Lincoln died are all symbolic events in Islamic faith. And Boston, of course, everyone remembers when the heretics were thrown in the harbor by the Caliphate. And April 19th is the date of the actual Battles of Lexington and Concord, the real shot heard round the world, the first battle in the American Revolution, another known Muslim holiday. But really, who knows where Lexington and Concord are today.
2013-04-16 01:05:20 AM
1 votes:

Samwise Gamgee: Void_Beavis:
Then why wasn't the trash can removed prior to the race? Again, this sort of thing isn't new.

So much of this leads me to believe proper security measures weren't carried out for this event. From several eyewitness accounts saying there was no dog presence to the lax security around removing trash cans...

 Because if they had removed the trash cans, there'd be farking trash everywhere.

 Look, dude, you're viewing this incident with the wisdom of hindsight. OF COURSE 'they' could have done this or that which might have prevented things. But the Boston Marathon isn't the only time or place where large groups congregate and could be the victims of shrapnel bombs. Youcan't lock down every aspect of human endeavor. If they took every security precaution you now wish they had taken, bombs would probably have gone off somewhere else instead.

 Your statement that they should have removed the trash cans for a marathon makes as much sense as the TSA confiscating nail clippers and water bottles. They are both vain attempts to identify security failures in hindsight and are frankly both overreactions.

 You feel that a bad thing happened, and you're out for blood, looking to blame someone. Blame whoever planted those farking bombs, because they're responsible. Not the poor saps who were tasked with trying to secure a 26 mile long perimeter playing host to thousands of people.

 There is no way to stop the sort of thing that happened today. Just this past year alone - the Aurora movie theater massacre; the Newton elementary school shootings. Are you going to call for the heads of the movie theater ushers and the one rent-a-cop on duty at the elementary school, too, for their gross security failures?

 The best you can do is strive to create a world in which people just don't want to do this sort of thing. It's not as easy and quick as 'removing trash cans' but I think you'll find that in the end, nothing else will farking work.


THIS X 1000

Christ, Void_Beavis, is an idiot.
2013-04-16 01:03:13 AM
1 votes:
Void_Beavis:
Then why wasn't the trash can removed prior to the race? Again, this sort of thing isn't new.

So much of this leads me to believe proper security measures weren't carried out for this event. From several eyewitness accounts saying there was no dog presence to the lax security around removing trash cans...


 Because if they had removed the trash cans, there'd be farking trash everywhere.

 Look, dude, you're viewing this incident with the wisdom of hindsight. OF COURSE 'they' could have done this or that which might have prevented things. But the Boston Marathon isn't the only time or place where large groups congregate and could be the victims of shrapnel bombs. Youcan't lock down every aspect of human endeavor. If they took every security precaution you now wish they had taken, bombs would probably have gone off somewhere else instead.

 Your statement that they should have removed the trash cans for a marathon makes as much sense as the TSA confiscating nail clippers and water bottles. They are both vain attempts to identify security failures in hindsight and are frankly both overreactions.

 You feel that a bad thing happened, and you're out for blood, looking to blame someone. Blame whoever planted those farking bombs, because they're responsible. Not the poor saps who were tasked with trying to secure a 26 mile long perimeter playing host to thousands of people.

 There is no way to stop the sort of thing that happened today. Just this past year alone - the Aurora movie theater massacre; the Newton elementary school shootings. Are you going to call for the heads of the movie theater ushers and the one rent-a-cop on duty at the elementary school, too, for their gross security failures?

 The best you can do is strive to create a world in which people just don't want to do this sort of thing. It's not as easy and quick as 'removing trash cans' but I think you'll find that in the end, nothing else will farking work.
2013-04-16 01:01:01 AM
1 votes:

Begoggle: 100% of "pundits" can go fark themselves.


I've always regarded the word "pundit" to mean "opinionated, overpaid asshole".
2013-04-16 12:57:40 AM
1 votes:
This thread needs some help...

sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net

And how about an arms race.
sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net
2013-04-16 12:34:19 AM
1 votes:
AlHarris31:   I bet there will be dogs walking through the lots at all major sporting games from now on.

I like dags.
2013-04-16 12:22:21 AM
1 votes:

Samwise Gamgee: just stuck your stupid farking mouth.


And shut it while you're at it.
2013-04-16 12:15:22 AM
1 votes:

Amos Quito: Now That's What I Call a Taco!: This could be an example of Al-Qaeda's evolving M.O.  There's lots of evidence that they're moving to a setup where individuals are encouraged to make their own bomb(s) and hit "soft targets," rather than the more centrally planned and executed style used during 9/11, for example.

Yeah, could be Al-Qaeda.

Or Bigfoot.


Or a joint effort of both.
2013-04-16 12:09:17 AM
1 votes:
What if it's something way out of left field? What if it's Saskatchewan declaring war on the United States? What if it's a terrorist attack by some obscure Australian organization that hates blue M&Ms? What if it's an angry ex-wife trying to kill her ex-husband and his new wife? What if it's a guy who watched too many movies and set off some bombs to divert attention from him while he burglarized an office? What if it's a protest against Lindsay Lohan getting off without jail time  again?

All I'm saying is that right now we don't know. It could be anyone, anything, any reason. It's too early to babble on and on about the villain(s) here. Let's worry about the victims for now. We'll catch the bad guys later, I'm sure.

And then we'll hang the bastards.
2013-04-16 12:05:58 AM
1 votes:

mccallcl: When a child is abducted, we get more info than this and we get it sooner.


Different things are different you say?  My god, you DO have an unrivaled investigative mind.
2013-04-15 11:56:41 PM
1 votes:
From the size of the flash, the color, and the volume of white smoke pouring straight up, combined with a tightly contained explosion at ground level (ground level based on the types and placement of the leg injuries, contained partly by the crowd, but look at the video...balloons un popped within feet of the blast).
The explosive used was probably PETN.

Either remotely detonated or likely timed.

Placement of secondaries and a massive soft target of an international event right in front of the largest collection of cameras and tv crews.

This is Al Qaeda or an affiliate.
2013-04-15 11:51:29 PM
1 votes:

thisiszombocom: Void_Beavis: ongbok: cameroncrazy1984: Giltric: Guy was acting suspicious after the bombing and a group of people tackled him....supposedly this is the "saudi national" they were talking about earlier and he is cooperating with authorities

I've seen muslims shout allah ackbar when enemies have died and when compatriots have died. There are many reasons to say it, I wonder if this was the suspicious activity they are talking about, dude was sending an SOS to God and caught a beatdown.

He was running away from the explosion. Totally suspicious.

If he was so innocent, why was he running away?

Hey man, if shiat is exploding all around you and people are getting their legs chopped off from underneath them what the fark would you do?

search for the real killers?


What's golf have to do w/ this?
2013-04-15 11:51:06 PM
1 votes:
Okay, I think I've solved this:

WHERE WAS DENNIS RODMAN?
2013-04-15 11:50:14 PM
1 votes:

Void_Beavis: ongbok: cameroncrazy1984: Giltric: Guy was acting suspicious after the bombing and a group of people tackled him....supposedly this is the "saudi national" they were talking about earlier and he is cooperating with authorities

I've seen muslims shout allah ackbar when enemies have died and when compatriots have died. There are many reasons to say it, I wonder if this was the suspicious activity they are talking about, dude was sending an SOS to God and caught a beatdown.

He was running away from the explosion. Totally suspicious.

If he was so innocent, why was he running away?

Hey man, if shiat is exploding all around you and people are getting their legs chopped off from underneath them what the fark would you do?


Apolgise and move to a different stall in the mens room...
2013-04-15 11:49:33 PM
1 votes:

dr_blasto: Nixon Drones?
[www.wmoh.com image 220x273]

Didn't Nixion just use old fashioned full-sized bombers for his illegal bombings?

Yup. He didn't fark around with the kills. None of this namby-pamby targeted shiat, you've got to remember that shag carpeting was a big deal back then and Nixon liked his booze. When Kissinger suggested carpetbombing random neighbors of Viet Nam, Nixon heard "new carpeting" and was all "hell yeah, Henry, do it!"


So I'm guessing you guys never actually have heard what G Gordon Liddy's actual voice sounds like

i.imgur.com

Another Nixon drone
2013-04-15 11:46:49 PM
1 votes:

Bonanza Jellybean: [i.imgur.com image 500x467]

*sigh*


I read the last one in Ali G's voice.
2013-04-15 11:43:58 PM
1 votes:
i.imgur.com

*sigh*
2013-04-15 11:43:01 PM
1 votes:

bdub77: Btw I like CNN's article, "It can happen anywhere."

Yeah dude. That's kind of the point of terrorism. Let's all be scared in our houses and afraid to get out and enjoy life and not sign up for the next marathon and worry 24/7. Typical media level scare tactics. "Is a new virus going to wipe out humanity? And a fire just killed 3 people. News at 11."

It can happen anywhere, SO you should live like today could be your last day. Hug your kids, love your job, try to be a better person every day. Don't be afraid to live.


That reminds me, I need to duct tape my windows.
2013-04-15 11:42:23 PM
1 votes:

shower_in_my_socks: Now That's What I Call a Taco!: Local reporter in Boston is reporting that a federal search warrant is being executed at an apartment building on Revere Street.

https://twitter.com/kathyreports/status/323994139568009217


Both the Boston Globe and a local Boston TV station are claiming that an apartment in Revere Beach is being searched by law enforcement.


The Globe and a Boston TV station are claiming that a Severe biatch is being searched by law enforcement.

Pass it on.
2013-04-15 11:35:53 PM
1 votes:

Giltric: Guy was acting suspicious after the bombing and a group of people tackled him....supposedly this is the "saudi national" they were talking about earlier and he is cooperating with authorities

I've seen muslims shout allah ackbar when enemies have died and when compatriots have died. There are many reasons to say it, I wonder if this was the suspicious activity they are talking about, dude was sending an SOS to God and caught a beatdown.


He was running away from the explosion. Totally suspicious.
2013-04-15 11:33:27 PM
1 votes:

The All-Powerful Atheismo: GWSuperfan: The All-Powerful Atheismo: comment was removed, anyone wanna post it again so I can see it?

It was removed- obviously for a reason. Why do you want to poke the Mods with a stick?

As for the mods... don't give a shiat.  I've had comments removed for little crap and then seen people in the very same thread post blatantly worse pictures and have them remain.



This post removed due to a complaint from Nobuko Ichikawa
2013-04-15 11:32:59 PM
1 votes:
You know what's really upsetting to me, other than the senseless violence today?

We live in what we have convinced ourselves is the greatest country in the world. I was raised to believe this. Even with our shortcomings, there's nowhere else I'd rather live. And sadly, what do we see, here at Fark, on FB, anywhere anyone can comment?

We see a bunch of he said/she said dick swinging, with people fighting and arguing and acting like spoiled children. It's selfish to make this about ourselves. We make it about ourselves when we throw out our completely uneducated, often ignorant opinions, making baseless accusations and fighting with each other.

This thread could be a catch-all for news and updates, which is really what I think the intention was. Instead, we have a bunch of internet tough guys looking foolish. Way to go, fellas. I'm ashamed of you.

/An 8 year old was one of the dead. I have kids. I don't know what I'd do if I lost one of my children.
//hugged my kids after work, gonna go hug them again as they're better behaved than some people in this thread
2013-04-15 11:29:00 PM
1 votes:

Gotfire: [2.bp.blogspot.com image 361x233]

Get ready for this tomorrow.


(this was supposed to post)

24.media.tumblr.com
2013-04-15 11:27:40 PM
1 votes:
Just put stupid_grass on ignore and move on, he's still mourning the death of Hugo Chavez and is not expected to ever fully recover his mental faculties.
2013-04-15 11:27:10 PM
1 votes:

Xcott: Pundits are already derping about how Obama hasn't called the bombing "terrorism" yet.

What's with this weird and meaningless obsession over the precise words that the president uses?


As far as I can tell, only CNN is whining about that.

I'm not watching CNN anymore.  Even Fox is being more fair than that. (I feel dirty)
2013-04-15 11:18:32 PM
1 votes:

TyrantII: The Boston Teaparty was NEVER about taxes.

It was about tariffs
 being rescinded on EITC imports without being able to protest through parliament or the crown.



tar·iff

Noun
A tax or duty to be paid on a particular class of imports or exports.
2013-04-15 11:14:16 PM
1 votes:

mccallcl: The authorities are using this time to scrub their incompetence and/or corruption out of the story, just like a bunch of criminals in the same holding cell after a robbery.


... What the actual fark.
2013-04-15 11:11:53 PM
1 votes:

PC LOAD LETTER: Wow. Most of the people in this thread are horrible people.


Welcome to Fark.com the real world.
2013-04-15 11:10:07 PM
1 votes:

nilThreek: For the record, if I'm critically injured like some of the folks in the gory pics were, and there's some low-life photographer inches away from me with a camera snapping pics instead of trying to help the injured (who are obviously bleeding out and don't have anyone helping them yet), I'm going to haunt the fark out of them if there's a ghost-like afterlife...

If pic#8 guy survives (hopefully he survived ..?), I would have a major schadenfreudegasm if he goes all Liam Neeson on the camera guy...


He could sharpen his protruding tibia to a spear-like tip and use it to stab the photographer.
2013-04-15 10:55:05 PM
1 votes:

deffuse: It's threads like these that make me wary of going to any Fark Party...


Over in 1527
2013-04-15 10:53:45 PM
1 votes:

Keizer_Ghidorah: Lots of people available to kill and hurt. Lots of people and cameras watching. High-profile event.

At least try to think once in a while instead of immediately posting retarded idiocy.


Yeah, high-profile event with mucho media coverage. So?

Bombing the Boston Marathon as an "anti-Government" statement would make as much sense as PETA bombing an Arbor Day tree-planting.

/Double-Down-Derp

Apparently you've forgotten what today is.



www.jamieford.com

Someone had a case of "the Mondays"?
2013-04-15 10:52:12 PM
1 votes:
So this is a thing.

i.imgur.com

/I lol'd
2013-04-15 10:49:07 PM
1 votes:

tinyarena:


His follow-up to gangnam style just isn't as memorable. Sad
2013-04-15 10:41:37 PM
1 votes:

EchoMike: [img14.imageshack.us image 610x487]


dl.dropboxusercontent.com
2013-04-15 10:39:44 PM
1 votes:

Somacandra: Mock26: So, has anyone in this thread yet blamed the government for this?

[i.imgur.com image 220x242]

That is not a hair question.


That's a clown question, bro.
2013-04-15 10:38:37 PM
1 votes:

Vlad_the_Inaner: tenpoundsofcheese: The point is that whoever did this could eventually be a professor in the US and an advisor to future politicians.

[www.fordlibrarymuseum.gov image 255x313]

Professor... Bomber... Adviser to Presidents


www.globalresearch.ca

and even become Fox News analysts
2013-04-15 10:36:31 PM
1 votes:
Guy on CNN just implicated the entire state of Georgia.

/I didn't do it
2013-04-15 10:33:25 PM
1 votes:
*Checks the derp on /pol/*

THERMITE FOUND AT THE BOSTON SITES!
"People were reporting silver colored dust in the area. If you look at the pictures right after the detonation you can clearly see this in the air. Who has the most to gain from this all? Obama and his elite handlers. This is another inside job using the same materials that brought down building 7. Don't let them cover this up"


*backs away slowly*
2013-04-15 10:30:25 PM
1 votes:

The Incredible Sexual Egg: robolobo: Find them

Track them

Kill them

Hang 'em in the Common


Burnin's too good for him. Hangin's too good for him. He should be torn into little itsy bitsy pieces and BURIED ALIVE!!!
www.heavymetal.com
2013-04-15 10:22:09 PM
1 votes:

super_grass: fritton: super_grass: Infernalist: America is not responsible for the hell that is the Middle East.

[encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com image 243x207]

Your cartoon supports your arguments so well (whatever arguments those may be..)

Shouldn't you be counting your blood money, cheney?


Wow, your rebuttals just keep getting more on-point.  Perhaps you have another cartoon to illuminate your erudite analysis?  No? Maybe a bumper sticker then...
2013-04-15 10:21:34 PM
1 votes:

super_grass: Infernalist: super_grass: Infernalist: America is not responsible for the hell that is the Middle East.

[encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com image 243x207]

Nice rebuttal.

There is no debate in the harm caused by America's interventionist policies in the mideast.

To deny its impact would be to deny the impact of the triangle trade. And it takes a special kind of "American exceptionalism" idiocy to do so.


So what if a similar thing happens in the Middle East? So a camel doesn't get raped that night, so what?
2013-04-15 10:09:05 PM
1 votes:

MrHappyRotter: Corn_Fed: It's not a true tragedy until Pat Robertson blames it all on the gays.

I'm fairly sure Westboro has already said this is punishment for Mass. allowing gay marriage, so close enough.  It's really amazing how much damage I was able to do considering I didn't even know about this until several hours after it happened and even though I haven't had sex in months.

I do apologize to all the straight folks that were killed and maimed because I chose to be attracted to men instead of women.


It's ok I still like you.

Hugs and kisses

Muir
2013-04-15 09:59:07 PM
1 votes:

tenpoundsofcheese: Somacandra: hasty ambush: Did somebody say anti-government Domestic terrorist?

So you think Bill Ayers did this? You should probably let the FBI know if you have some information to that effect. That's what I would do.

The point is that whoever did this could eventually be a professor in the US and an advisor to future politicians.


Well, I guess we have a winner in the moron contest
2013-04-15 09:58:16 PM
1 votes:

Your Average Witty Fark User: Somacandra: Your Average Witty Fark User: I can't believe the number of people commenting on places like CNN blaming this on Obama.

I don't see even the hypothetical connection. Are people actually suggesting it was some kind of drone strike from the White House on the Boston Marathon?

I've seen "It's Obama's fault because he didn't stop it", "It's Obama's fault because he golfed on Saturday", "It's Obama's fault because he planned this to happen", "Radical Islam did it, so Obama", "Democrats are behind this to increase the TSA so Obama", "Socialism, so Obama", "Obama lied about Beghazi, he's lying about this", "If Obama had just banned bombs like he wants to ban guns...", etc, etc, etc...

It makes me farking sick. CNN comments look like Fox News. It sickens me to think half of this country has an IQ of 3. Combined.


Fox News shut off their comments on their site.  Apparently, they got tired of their own derp.  So, the derp moved to CNN and Yahoo news.
2013-04-15 09:56:06 PM
1 votes:
Wow, I never knew that Boston Baked Beings could stop the runs so quickly.
2013-04-15 09:55:42 PM
1 votes:
Tonight at MIT:
pbs.twimg.com
2013-04-15 09:44:29 PM
1 votes:

mesmer242: Anyone who's already at the blaming stage just sounds like this to me.


What if they're blaming the Department of Homeland Security and the BPD, who are supposed to protect us from terror plots, especially those that result in unattended packages set right on the ground in plain sight? What was Boston doing with all those DHS millions? Keeping us safe from Moonenites?
2013-04-15 09:42:57 PM
1 votes:

RatMaster999: that was my nickname in highschool: netringer: In the first video of the explosion, you see a runner going down and rolling on his back.  He was hit by something.


I watched that a couple times and thought there was just as good a chance he rolled his ankle or twisted his knee in distraction.  Or maybe just fell from freight.

How much tonnage do you think he was carrying?


They do that in marathons? I never understood golf handicapping, either.
2013-04-15 09:42:48 PM
1 votes:

OgreMagi: cloakandbadger: Dollars to donuts we're dealing with either 1) foreign Muslim nutball 2) domestic Muslim nutball 3) domestic Right-wing nutball or 4) domestic dress up like Garfield and claim obedience to the fish-people nutball.

Basically the same statements were made here on fark after the Rep. Gabrielle Giffords shooting.  Do you happen to remember the shooters political affiliation or do I need to remind you?


Fish people

/cthulu f'tawgn
2013-04-15 09:41:56 PM
1 votes:

Fiction Fan: Have the assholes at Westboro Church released a statement yet?


Oh yeah.  In times like this, it's almost a relief to know that there are still a few constants in the world.  "Fred Phelps is going to act like a complete prick" is one of those constants.
2013-04-15 09:40:50 PM
1 votes:

Fiction Fan: Have the assholes at Westboro Church released a statement yet?


Yes.  The blame for this falls upon the shoulders and loins of the gays.
2013-04-15 09:40:38 PM
1 votes:

that was my nickname in highschool: I watched that a couple times and thought there was just as good a chance he rolled his ankle or twisted his knee in distraction. Or maybe just fell from freight.



reverberated.files.wordpress.com

;)  with his age I was wondering if he were a veteran and that was just a reflex to get down.
2013-04-15 09:40:07 PM
1 votes:
Reporters saying, "DO NOT COME OUT".

I'm ga---ooops.
2013-04-15 09:38:56 PM
1 votes:
Hannity has Mark Furman giving analysis right now. The derp Olympics is on like Donkey Kong.
2013-04-15 09:38:32 PM
1 votes:
You can check my backpack when you pry it from my cold, dead hands.
2013-04-15 09:38:31 PM
1 votes:

WizardofToast: FOX News had Mark Fuhrman on to commentate.

The very same Mark Fuhrman whose testimony in the OJ trail was rejected because he kept using the N-word.

Not even being subtle here.


Oliver North is next.
2013-04-15 09:37:55 PM
1 votes:

cretinbob: Amos Quito: derp


so where were you today?



I confiscated your guns.
2013-04-15 09:34:36 PM
1 votes:
Personally, the information we've got so far leads me to the opinion that this was probably a domestic nutter.  The lack of organization (judging by the severe, but fairly small-scale results) and the rudimentary, kludged tech level of the bombs speak to one person acting alone.  That single actor, combined with the time and place chosen, say domestic rather than international, as the latter tend to have at least some manner of support structure.

That said, I do think this really was a lone individual.  I stress that in order to say that I believe this individual isn't representative of any group or political faction.  I'm as left-wing as they come, and I think this guy is most likely one of the True PatriotTM types, but that doesn't mean that his actions represent the people who share his ideology in any way, shape, or form.  We could probably have a discussion about cultures of fear, oppression, and anger in groups like that, and the effect mentalities like that have on people, but I do not, and I believe we should not, blame a group or faction for the actions of one lone nut.  To do so would be as fallacious as blaming all Christians, or even all evangelical Southern Baptists, for the actions of WBC.  Sharing an ideology is NOT the same as condoning actions, and we should all take care not to make that mistake, no matter how this plays out.

/climbs off soapbox
//drops mike
///gets ass beat by tech guy for dropping mike
2013-04-15 09:33:26 PM
1 votes:

All_Farked_Up: Corn_Fed: It's not a true tragedy until Pat Robertson blames it all on the gays

Fred Phelps beat him to it


Proof there is not god.  There hasn't been a bolt of lightening striking Phelps followed by a booming voice saying, "I said STFU!"
2013-04-15 09:32:37 PM
1 votes:

that was my nickname in highschool: netringer: In the first video of the explosion, you see a runner going down and rolling on his back.  He was hit by something.


I watched that a couple times and thought there was just as good a chance he rolled his ankle or twisted his knee in distraction.  Or maybe just fell from freight.


www.latimes.com
2013-04-15 09:30:20 PM
1 votes:

douchebag/hater: indarwinsshadow: I'm not sure if this the right time, but, I'd like to give my support to my fellow American farkers. Hope you're all well, that you're families are safe and well, and that whoever did this, pays dearly. I'm tired of terrorist trash making the world unsafe. I'm not scared. I'm pissed.

D in Canada.

Dude when would be the WRONG TIME to express those sentiments?


When you're on Hockey Night in Canada, and Sideshow Ron tries to goad you into saying something stupid?
2013-04-15 09:25:51 PM
1 votes:

sporkme: Some loon at the latest press conference got the first question.

"Blah derpity blah ....is this another false flag operation to take away our freedom and have homeland security sticking their hands down our pants in the street!?"

Stern look.. "No."

/next


Maybe a stupid question to ask but that is exactly what is going to happen.
2013-04-15 09:25:35 PM
1 votes:
Gov. Patrick shuts down the false flag question. Link
2013-04-15 09:22:35 PM
1 votes:
FBI just released a picture of their prime suspect.

www.comicbook.com
2013-04-15 09:21:27 PM
1 votes:
Step aside, we got this

blog.zap2it.com
2013-04-15 09:21:18 PM
1 votes:

the lord god: DamnYankees: Wow, first question to Patrick is whether this is a false flag. What the hell.

WTF was that? Better question who is that douchebag?


It's believed to be a guy from InfoWars. You know...Alex Jones...government behind all things bad...IQ of a sandal...
2013-04-15 09:20:27 PM
1 votes:

IlGreven: Some Canadian guy just told his local newspaper that some crazy raving woman warned people on Saturday that they'd die if they ran in the Marathon.

Link


Just like the old gypsy women said!
2013-04-15 09:20:20 PM
1 votes:

Mock26: So, has anyone in this thread yet blamed the government for this?


Me! oh me! My turn to talk out of my ass.

Obama blew up Boston to:

1) Distract us from the sequester thing.
2) Force people to give up their 2nd amendment rights.
3) Go take a golf vacation in Hawaii.

Also, there was a fuzzy smudge on one video picture. IT WAS A DRONE, AND OBAMA SAID HE COULD BLOW UP AMERICANS WITH DRONES!

/not rly
2013-04-15 09:13:47 PM
1 votes:
Are we sure this isn't just another Aqua Teen Hunger Force prank?
2013-04-15 09:13:28 PM
1 votes:

Amos Quito: derp



so where were you today?
2013-04-15 09:11:21 PM
1 votes:
mikaloyd I'm sure this place is solidly packed with internet bomb experts who can help you out in your quest for knowledge

Here's their Training Manual!
bandbent.files.wordpress.com
2013-04-15 09:10:37 PM
1 votes:

FatherDale: Well, Charles Krauthammer of Fox News told us that this was an act of foreign terrorism


This is Obama's Benghazi
2013-04-15 09:09:02 PM
1 votes:

Jim_Tressel's_O-Face: sporkme: "Blah derpity blah ....is this another false flag operation to take away our freedom and have homeland security sticking their hands down our pants in the street!?"

Stern look.. "No."

The governor's a better man, I would've Buzz Aldrin'd the farker.


You would've been the second man to walk on his face?
2013-04-15 09:07:47 PM
1 votes:

legion_of_doo: shower_in_my_socks: According to the WSJ:  Breaking: Officials found what they believe are five additional, undetonated explosive devices in Boston area.

The bomber(s) only had a 29% success rate with. Even the shoe bomber's like "C'mon, man."

obviously it was domestic terrorism because foreign engineers know how to build things.


My first thought when reading this was "Man, remember when American Made meant something?"

I might be a bad person...
2013-04-15 09:04:01 PM
1 votes:

TheShavingofOccam123: There was the time they grabbed a Brit military man who was with his wife and children shopping for shoes. They took him out in the street and shot him to death in front of his family.

Or the two Brits who went for a drive and got lost. And dragged out of their car and beat to death.


for being Protestant or Catholic?
2013-04-15 09:00:22 PM
1 votes:

shower_in_my_socks: According to the WSJ:  Breaking: Officials found what they believe are five additional, undetonated explosive devices in Boston area.

The bomber(s) only had a 29% success rate with. Even the shoe bomber's like "C'mon, man."


obviously it was domestic terrorism because foreign engineers know how to build things.
2013-04-15 08:58:10 PM
1 votes:

Creoena: Alpha Sierra Foxtrot: Ihatenascar: Can we post links to people blaming Muslims and gun control for this?

I got a twofer on my FB feed.

[i.imgur.com image 504x360]

This is my favorite post so far on my FB wall:

[i643.photobucket.com image 464x352]


Marshall Law... wasn't that the main character in a Chuck Norris movie?
2013-04-15 08:55:54 PM
1 votes:

hubiestubert: tinfoil-hat maggie: Yea, Hubie is one of my favorite Farkers when I want and need a rational perspective on things.

What about mild leering, double entendre, Firefly Motivators, and sessy rockabilly chicks?

I AM more than just a mind, dammit. ;)


Alright second giggle and smile today : )
/And I know you're more than a mind, you also have a hot bod ; )
//and the sessy rockabilly chicks are great too : P
2013-04-15 08:49:13 PM
1 votes:

Cluckity: Ladies and gentleman, I give you Erik Rush.

[pbs.twimg.com image 457x352]


Well take him back. His brain isn't done developing yet.
2013-04-15 08:37:43 PM
1 votes:

p4p3rm4t3: Any live feeds left?


Here is Brigham and Womens Hospital. SWAT and ATF are now guarding the hospital.

Why is purely speculation, and it's Foxnews, but it's a local affiliate
2013-04-15 08:37:42 PM
1 votes:

what_now: A good friend of mine was standing at the blast site an hour before the explosion but left because she wanted a Bloody Mary.


Or so she says. Did you let her know the police would like to talk to her?
2013-04-15 08:31:45 PM
1 votes:

Lars The Canadian Viking: vudukungfu: Silly Jesus: Who the hell needs 30 ball bearings?

EXACTLY!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M18_Claymore_mine

That uses actual high explosives and non hardened steel balls, whereas this dumbass used hardened steel ball bearings which shatter and gun powder which is subsonic and produces more waste heat and lots of smoke.

"Kincheloe immediately suggested using softer 1/8-inch (3.2 mm) steel "gingle" balls, which were used in the foundry process. They did not spall from the shock of the explosive, but deformed into a useful aerodynamic shape similar to a .22 rimfire projectile. Using a homemade chronograph, the engineers clocked the balls at 3,775 feet (1,151 m) per second. The second change was to use a poured plastic matrix to briefly contain the blast from the explosive, so that more of the blast energy was converted into projectile velocity. After a number of experiments, the engineers settled on Devcon-S steel-filled epoxy to hold the balls in place. With this change, the velocity improved to 3,995 feet (1,218 m) per second.[1]"


25.media.tumblr.com
2013-04-15 08:27:18 PM
1 votes:

Mad Tea Party: hardinparamedic: This. Ball bearings mean you were planning to murder people on a massive scale. It's not usually the work of some right winged paranoid idiot.

I think planting farking bombs at the Boston marathon should have been your first clue that this person/persons wanted to murder on a massive scale.


OR they just really don't like running.
2013-04-15 08:26:45 PM
1 votes:

Amos Quito: Deducing who the culprits might be in such a situation:

1. TERRORISTS: Look at those who are "most likely" to have reason to commit such an act out of hatred.

2. FALSE FLAG: Look at the ENEMIES of category 1, as they might benefit from creating enemies of their enemies.


In other words, you ask the simple question: WHO BENEFITS?

3. CRAZIES: Consider that it MAY have been committed by one or more lunatics with NO apparent motive other than death and destruction.


Do you really believe that?
2013-04-15 08:25:52 PM
1 votes:
I look forward to the conspiracy theories to come.
2013-04-15 08:15:13 PM
1 votes:

aedude01: //Working on a terrorism themed script at the moment


Free plot point: The RFID chips attached to runners' shoes were used to trigger the bomb(s).
2013-04-15 08:13:57 PM
1 votes:
Not being American, I am not familiar with your holidays etc. but is it correct this occurred on Tax Day?

In a city once known for its 'patriots' who took a violent stand against taxation but is now a somewhat liberal bastion, to the point of holding a marathon commemorating an event that has been the biggest kick in the nuts to the pro-gun/FREEDOM population of America?

Given all that, but muslims?
2013-04-15 08:10:52 PM
1 votes:

Creoena: orclover: Creoena: Alpha Sierra Foxtrot: Ihatenascar: Can we post links to people blaming Muslims and gun control for this?

I got a twofer on my FB feed.

[i.imgur.com image 504x360]

This is my favorite post so far on my FB wall:

[i643.photobucket.com image 464x352]

Can we get a pic without the names blocked?

No reason, just asking.

It's really tempting, but no.

Here's another one from the same uncle, though not as good.  Where is this Amaerica place?

[i643.photobucket.com image 480x102]


This your uncle?

28.media.tumblr.com
2013-04-15 08:10:00 PM
1 votes:
It must suck for the person who won this marathon.
2013-04-15 08:08:12 PM
1 votes:

Bunny Deville: nvmac: Bunny Deville: Well, I guess my faith in humanity is somewhat restored, seeing that a good half of you are tired of people laying the blame for this on the group of their choice.

I blame assholism, personally, no matter who did it.

So, we're at 50%?  Well, that's probably the national average as well.  Humanity needs to be at least at 95%.  Maybe one day we'll get there, not that we've ever been close in the history of man.

/hey bunny
//*sadface*

I've been on a one woman crusade to get people to STOP ACTING LIKE ASSHOLES ON THE INTERNET for a couple of months now. Calling your fellow citizens "teabagger counts" or "mooslim fanatics" or "liberal baby killers" or WHATEVER is a form of dehumanization. Dehumanizing your fellow man makes it easier to commit acts like this, which then kill innocent people who probably weren't whatever racial/cultural/political slur the killer intended to harm in the first place.

Wheaton's Law. Don't be a dick.

/off my soapbox. Hey, nvmac. September is so far away.


Never come to TFD.... you will have a stroke.
2013-04-15 08:05:25 PM
1 votes:

badhatharry: I understand politically correct sensibilities. However, it is ok to speculate on which assholes did this.  We are not the cops or the media. We are free to say what we think. I want to hear what other people think. That's why I'm here.


Has anyone talked to Richard Jewell yet?
2013-04-15 08:04:41 PM
1 votes:
Fark is reporting that the suspect is a Christian Dominionist Muslim Anti-Tax Basque Separatist OWS Ecoterrorist but there is no suspect in custody.
2013-04-15 08:04:28 PM
1 votes:

hubiestubert: So far, all my Boston peeps have checked in or been confirmed to be OK.

I'm going to go out on a limb here. I'm not going to pretend that I'm not angry about this. I'm not going to pretend to not want the folks responsible found, but I am going to suggest that maybe we dial back the rage, and not point fingers just yet, until the folks on the ground actually do their jobs. I know that speculation IS something we are all pretty good at, but at this point, things are spotty information-wise, and while there are professional fear mongers who are slathering at the chance to advance their ratings and their own agendas, it would be satisfying as f*ck if we DIDN'T give in to their game. Folks are looking to hop on this event, and ride it for all their worth, and advance as many crack pot theories and conspiracies, and spin human tragedy into their own brand of gold. Let's let folks do their jobs, find the scum responsible, and maybe NOT jump to conclusions until we get something confirmed. Domestic, Islamic, some other brand of terrorist, it is up in the air, and gesticulating wildly doesn't really do any good, nor pointing fingers and getting hett up at idiots who want to pump up "their" side, when the sad fact is, there aren't a lot of sides here. Just a lot of folks who got hurt, and they were our neighbors and friends, and maybe we should find out who did this, before screaming for them to get strung up, and volunteering folks for the gallows early.

Just a thought. Let's get the facts in first. Then maybe we can even bring them to trial, and see justice done. Of course, being Boston, the suspects may just have a serious trip and fall accident on the way to their cell block or even leaving the scene of their arrest, but let's at least give the police and the FBI a chance to identify folks before screaming that ONE side or ANOTHER was responsible.
Just a thought.


Let's kill em all instead, let their gods sort em out.
2013-04-15 08:02:39 PM
1 votes:

CygnusDarius: meat0918: badhatharry: I understand politically correct sensibilities. However, it is ok to speculate on which assholes did this.  We are not the cops or the media. We are free to say what we think. I want to hear what other people think. That's why I'm here.

Tax day bombings, home grown terrorism.

Iran may be crazy, but they aren't that crazy.

The reasonable side of me thinks the same. Or, could be Aryan Brotherhood, since apparently they're starting to be more and more aggressive these days.

Channeling my inner Alex Jones, it's a way to push a war with Iran. But again, that's my inner Alex Jones.


I'm making my inner Alex Jones drink juice boxes to shut him up.
2013-04-15 08:01:58 PM
1 votes:

vygramul: Silly Jesus: netweavr: CNN is reporting ball bearings were used as shrapnel.

Limit ball bearing purchases to 7.

Who the hell needs 30 ball bearings?


early 20th century yacht engine makers.
2013-04-15 07:59:41 PM
1 votes:

Creoena: Alpha Sierra Foxtrot: Ihatenascar: Can we post links to people blaming Muslims and gun control for this?

I got a twofer on my FB feed.

[i.imgur.com image 504x360]

This is my favorite post so far on my FB wall:

[i643.photobucket.com image 464x352]


Can we get a pic without the names blocked?

No reason, just asking.
2013-04-15 07:58:07 PM
1 votes:

Omahawg: meat0918: badhatharry: I understand politically correct sensibilities. However, it is ok to speculate on which assholes did this.  We are not the cops or the media. We are free to say what we think. I want to hear what other people think. That's why I'm here.

Tax day bombings, home grown terrorism.

Iran may be crazy, but they aren't that crazy.

that seems more likely.

the level of derp since obama was elected seems just like the clinton is satan incarnate mass hysteria before okie city

it's all sorts of sad


Same thing happened with Clinton.

But as hubie said, we should dial back any outrage until some good facts are in.
2013-04-15 07:56:41 PM
1 votes:

pxsteel: So are we banning marathons or finish lines.


running shoes.  to be extra safe.
2013-04-15 07:53:56 PM
1 votes:

netweavr: CNN is reporting ball bearings were used as shrapnel.


Whoever did this watched the movie Swordfish.  I think we can rule out that the suspect is a woman
2013-04-15 07:52:49 PM
1 votes:

Nabb1: LessO2: Christ, if this picture is real, it's heartbreaking.

It certainly looks like an eight year-old.

Pic is SFW, just heartbreaking.

I wish I hadn't clicked that. That poor man is living my worst nightmare.


I refuse to click on most of these pictures, this one especially - some friends of ours lost their 2 year old yesterday to cancer and I have seen enough grieving to last me a LONG time.
2013-04-15 07:47:48 PM
1 votes:

J. Frank Parnell: Don't want to get into a big thing about it, but there is a long history of media and eyewitnesses reporting multiple explosions immediately after terrorist attacks in the US, which are later forgotten.


This just in, people in shock often report they saw and heard things that didn't happen. More at 11.
2013-04-15 07:45:28 PM
1 votes:

Carth: Endive Wombat: Carth: Boston Scanner: A Penske truck tried to enter the area saying it was delivering medical supplies. The truck was turned away and denied entrance. They are trying to find the truck at this time.

Cell phone Service is being shut down in the city.

Being shut down or overloaded???

from AP

A law enforcement official says cellphone service has been shut down in the Boston area to prevent any potential remote detonations of explosives.


yeah I mentioned that in the earlier thread, that emergency protocols call for such things
2013-04-15 07:43:26 PM
1 votes:
Christ, if this picture is real, it's heartbreaking.

It certainly looks like an eight year-old.

Pic is SFW, just heartbreaking.
2013-04-15 07:39:51 PM
1 votes:

locustfajita: religion of peace?


which one?
2013-04-15 07:38:32 PM
1 votes:

Samwise Gamgee: flexflint: Jesus: photo of a guy with his clothes shredded off his body: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kenshinokubo/8653411636/sizes/l/in/photo s tream/

[farm9.staticflickr.com image 850x566]

Apparently this guy is a motherfarking Terminator. Good on him...


I think he just de-hulked.
2013-04-15 07:37:54 PM
1 votes:
Apology if it's already come up, but everyone should make very clear mental notes about the eyewitness and media reports of multiple explosions. Some people have a habit of getting amnesia when the media begins to repeat there was only one later on.

/and 20 dollars on this being linked to Iran somehow
2013-04-15 07:33:29 PM
1 votes:

theotherles: hardinparamedic: Guys l have breaking news.

Justin Bieber is OK and asking we pray for him.

Moron Of The Day


I think the people who were killed today may have been Beliebers if they only got the chance.
2013-04-15 07:28:04 PM
1 votes:
Obama: We'll do the best we can

Bush: We'll farking KILL THEM ALLWhat we need... is a middle ground.
2013-04-15 07:22:05 PM
1 votes:

ds615: Today was the Boston Marathon.
Today is Tax Day.
Today is Monday.
They are all equally likely reasons for a bombing.
I will wait until facts are discovered.


custombuttons.pro
2013-04-15 07:13:15 PM
1 votes:

zippolight2002: I'm going to throw my theory out there for shiats and giggles, just so I can come back to it and see how close I got.

-Single domestic terrorist
-Novice
-Built then stashed the bombs a store/hotel along the marathon path prior to marathon prep, allowing him to get through initial checkpoints without any hassle (assuming they have them)
-Waited for a dog sweep before getting the bombs and planting them 10 minutes prior to detonation before another dog sweep could detect them


pure speculation. your knowledge of the event makes you A SUSPECT.
2013-04-15 06:58:38 PM
1 votes:
HotIgneous Intruder:
National tragedy, all of us are hurt, blah blah blahtey blah, quack-quack.
Sympathetic commentary at the first opportunity is not leadership.

www.charlock.org
2013-04-15 06:57:25 PM
1 votes:

jack21221: It's too soon to make jokes, but...

Wouldn't it be a biatch to just get done running 26 miles, and have to keep running when the bomb explodes? "Farking hell, I thought I was done running!"


You know there was at least one Israeli or Palestinian who heard it and thought, "Now, the playing field is level, you Kenyan biatches. "
2013-04-15 06:54:11 PM
1 votes:

Nuclear Monk: jack21221: zippolight2002: jack21221: TV's Vinnie: Suspect in guarded custody is a Saudi national.

Apparently, it was a guy that a civilian just chased down and tackled for acting suspicious. Sounds like an overzealous "patriot" to me.

He was "acting suspiciously and running from the explosion"....  it would be more suspicious if he WASN'T running for farks sake.

Real Americans slowly walk away from the explosion while putting on a pair of sunglasses and not looking back.

If I were Middle Eastern any shade of brown and happened to be near an explosion, I'd probably give out a depressed sigh and run for my life.


Are you counting black people? I'm pretty racist, and I don't consider black people to be bombers
2013-04-15 06:48:51 PM
1 votes:
It's too soon to make jokes, but...

Wouldn't it be a biatch to just get done running 26 miles, and have to keep running when the bomb explodes? "Farking hell, I thought I was done running!"
2013-04-15 06:48:33 PM
1 votes:
Boston Athletic Association president Joanne Flaminio previously said there was "special significance" to the fact that the race is 26.2 miles long and 26 people died at Sandy Hook Elementary school

This is perhaps the stupidest statement ever in the history of everything.
2013-04-15 06:48:33 PM
1 votes:
Ladies and gentleman, I give you Erik Rush.

pbs.twimg.com
2013-04-15 06:46:04 PM
1 votes:

Lt. Cheese Weasel: It's telling he used the word 'groups'.  Just observation.


He also used the word "any." That's telling too. "Any" means there might not be a group. If he was sure there was a group, he would have said "The," not "Any."
2013-04-15 06:43:49 PM
1 votes:

yelmrog: Commie Nazis.


We prefer the term Oxford traditionalists.
2013-04-15 06:41:52 PM
1 votes:

ACunningPlan: Mikey1969: ThrobblefootSpectre: And my apologies for the many here on fark hoping it was perpetrated by their favorite skin color or political party to spread hate about.

Personally, I thinkk it was Left Handed Pima Indian Bronies With Purple Crayons Stuck in Their Ear Canals

/They're my go-to bad guys, how about you?

Typical: it's people like you that are exactly what's wrong with this country.  Any fool knows it was Right Handed, Innuit Beliebers With Green Crayons Stuck up Their Nostrils.

You're exactly what's wrong with this country.


No, YOU are!!!
2013-04-15 06:37:50 PM
1 votes:
UNC_Samurai : They're my go-to bad guys, how about you?

You can rule out Ethiopia and Kenya.
2013-04-15 06:23:57 PM
1 votes:
No way only two dead. Go watch the video of the first explosion. At least a half dozen people are within the kill zone of that blast alone. Likely more.

And you know what they say about unconfirmed reports, like stereotypes, they're often correct.

NBC confirmed a suspect is under guard. Police report swollen eyes, broken leg, baton bruises likely do to proximity of the blast.
2013-04-15 06:23:21 PM
1 votes:
MrHappyRotter: STOP JUMPING TO CONCLUSIONS BEFORE WE HAVE ALL THE FACTS

But the media needs to stoke fear and confusion first by breathlessly reporting BREAKING NEWS when it's really nothing of the sort. They're desperate to be first to report something, so they'll report anything and everything and then issue corrections later.

Hate to say it, but the US media, in instances like this, does 50% of the terrorists' jobs for them, by promoting fear, disgust and total conjecture at whomever did this, ratcheting up the attention, which is EXACTLY what those farks want.

Not to mention wall-to-wall video every 2 minutes.

CNN: "We have new video in that shows the explosion again from a different angle, but beware, this might be disturbing and very frightening."
Terrorists: "Hooray!"
2013-04-15 06:17:43 PM
1 votes:

MrHappyRotter: STOP JUMPING TO CONCLUSIONS BEFORE WE HAVE ALL THE FACTS

Until then, hide yo' kids, hide yo' wife and hide yo' husband, too.


You mean like the Obama administration and the youtube video?  He swept that under the rug too.  This will be bush's fault.  Or he will blame it on Americans.
2013-04-15 06:10:58 PM
1 votes:

Begoggle: Lord_Baull: NeoCortex42: If it's a white guy, at least the discussion can be constrained to the individual/group and the actual incident. If it's a brown guy, we go even further into the Muslim=terrorist crap.


This is an interesting statement.

Imagine how much Fark will flip their shiat if the guilty party is a cop or ex-cop.  Or a hot teacher.  Or an HOA president.  Or an executive at EA.



Or a Dixie Chick.
2013-04-15 06:09:38 PM
1 votes:
Flipping through the channels, I see NatGeo is showing a documentary on 9/11, SyFy is airing "LOTR: The Two Towers" and several other channels are airing news reports on the bombings.

Pass the tin foil.
2013-04-15 06:08:20 PM
1 votes:

HotIgneous Intruder: Lord_Baull: HotIgneous Intruder: CptnSpldng: HotIgneous Intruder: Carth: Obama to address the nation at 6:10 pm edt.

Why?

Because he's expected to, not because HE needs to.

National tragedy, all of us are hurt, blah blah blahtey blah, quack-quack.
Sympathetic commentary at the first opportunity is not leadership.


And you'd probably be one of the first in line to gritch if he didn't appear on TV to offer his condolences.

I truly don't give a shiat what the president does or doesn't do.
He doesn't know anything and nothing he says will add to the collective understanding.
Local and national law enforcement are working together, all resources will be applied, blah, farking blah.
Heard it a million times before here in the Empire of the Naked Apes.
And this is Obama, whose favorite war crime is the use of drones to blow people up.



You can tell from your concern posts.
2013-04-15 06:08:13 PM
1 votes:

Begoggle: Lord_Baull: NeoCortex42: If it's a white guy, at least the discussion can be constrained to the individual/group and the actual incident. If it's a brown guy, we go even further into the Muslim=terrorist crap.


This is an interesting statement.

Imagine how much Fark will flip their shiat if the guilty party is a cop or ex-cop.  Or a hot teacher.  Or an HOA president.  Or an executive at EA.


from Florida. with a meth face.
2013-04-15 06:01:58 PM
1 votes:
Boston Police commissioner press conference: People are being questioned but there is no suspect 'in custody'. He weaseled around whether they are guarding a specific person at mass general. Two confirmed explosions the fire at the library isn't confirmed as related. 15 block area closed off for 24 hours.
2013-04-15 05:59:44 PM
1 votes:

Launch Code: To deflect the reality of an actual coordinated terrorism attack against America. Obamorons should start blaming UTube videos. All hail dear leader.


We have officially gone full retard.
2013-04-15 05:59:43 PM
1 votes:

HotIgneous Intruder: CptnSpldng: HotIgneous Intruder: Carth: Obama to address the nation at 6:10 pm edt.

Why?

Because he's expected to, not because HE needs to.

National tragedy, all of us are hurt, blah blah blahtey blah, quack-quack.
Sympathetic commentary at the first opportunity is not leadership.


OK, in deference to your way of looking at things, let's take another tack...

Wanted for Questioning:www.destructoid.com
2013-04-15 05:55:21 PM
1 votes:

HotIgneous Intruder: willfullyobscure: zippolight2002: like the national guard being deployed along the route, the bomb sniffing dogs that were at the finish line, and so on, just because you don't like the person pointing them out. 'I don't like you, thus you are lying. Boot to the headface!'. I'm so glad we have open-minded people like you around....Um, those are pretty standard practices now for any high-profile event.  Bomb sniffing dogs went through freaking Bracket Town in Atlanta during the Final 4.

Too soon to point out that apparently the bomb dogs are not working out very well?

These dogs are Gen X.


Back in my day, dogs worked for a living! Puppies have it too easy these days, live with their parents and such.
2013-04-15 05:48:48 PM
1 votes:

Cork on Fork: the NY Post is reporting that a Saudi National is being held as a suspect at the hospital. Take that with a gran of salt.


Dang it! Now we are going to have to invade Iraq again.
2013-04-15 05:47:57 PM
1 votes:

benzene: Never woulda happened if those marathon runners weren't banned from concealed carrying... bomb defusal kits?

/obligatory derp


The only thing that stops a bad nut job with a bomb is a good nut job with a bomb.
2013-04-15 05:42:16 PM
1 votes:

loveblondieo: I feel physically sick now. Why can't people just act decent?


because fark you, that's why.
2013-04-15 05:32:06 PM
1 votes:

Jon iz teh kewl: so is boston GAY YET?


Dude, we're queer as f*ck here...
But that's totally unrelated to the terrorist attack that went on just less than three hours ago.
2013-04-15 05:30:20 PM
1 votes:
...and of course here come all the "thoughts and prayers" flooding Facebook from people who desperately want to feel like they've contributed something and were 'a part" of the event.
2013-04-15 05:26:13 PM
1 votes:

HotIgneous Intruder: Insert_Obscure_80's_Pop_Culture_Reference_Here: cig-mkr: Bomb, Tax Day, Coincidence?
I'm thinking homegrown.

Apparently some people think the IRA was involved because of this:  http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/07/10/boston-college-s-sec r et-tapes-could-bring-ira-exposure-and-retribution.html

Awesome.
Rangers, Special Forces, and drones INTO IRELAND!
NOW!
Round up the Irish!
Oh, wait.


Can we finally start rounding up the gingers and attractive and successful celtic americans.
2013-04-15 05:20:43 PM
1 votes:
Can we post links to people blaming Muslims and gun control for this?

www.wtvn.com
2013-04-15 05:16:21 PM
1 votes:
Join us for the 2014 Boston Marathon. It will be the BOMB.
2013-04-15 05:15:51 PM
1 votes:

Carth: Endive Wombat: Carth: Boston Scanner: A Penske truck tried to enter the area saying it was delivering medical supplies. The truck was turned away and denied entrance. They are trying to find the truck at this time.

Cell phone Service is being shut down in the city.

Being shut down or overloaded???

from AP

A law enforcement official says cellphone service has been shut down in the Boston area to prevent any potential remote detonations of explosives.


They say that, but mine still works. Just to be sure, I'm checking every number.
111-1111. Yep, ringing.
111-1112. Yep, ringing...
2013-04-15 05:15:46 PM
1 votes:
Any truth to the reports that they have a suspect in custody that is a Saudi national?  Or is this one of these false reports that come out in the panic of a breaking news story that Conspiracy Theorists will use to turn into "evidence" of a cover up?

/Someone screen capture this for reposting proof in the future that I called it...
2013-04-15 05:13:50 PM
1 votes:

Communist_Manifesto: I'm honestly surprised things like this don't happen in the US more often. We are a very large nation with a ton of enemies both internal and external. Add in the fact that if you want to detonate a bomb somewhere there isn't a whole lot stopping you from acquiring the materials and doing it. Hopefully this is the typical american loner/psycho/mass-murderer and not a prequel to some sort of large sustained terror campaign funded/coordinated by some sort of radical group in our biggest cities.


I'm not really surprised it doesn't happen more often. For all of our American bluster, most of us would rather hash things out with angry words on a message board than actually really for real initiate violence against each other. Even the herpiest and derpiest among us recognize that real freedom is calling someone an asshole, them calling you a dickhead, and then going home and having dinner with the wife and kids.
2013-04-15 05:13:05 PM
1 votes:

Endive Wombat: Carth: Boston Scanner: A Penske truck tried to enter the area saying it was delivering medical supplies. The truck was turned away and denied entrance. They are trying to find the truck at this time.

Cell phone Service is being shut down in the city.

Being shut down or overloaded???


Probably shut down, to prevent remote detonation by phone if there are additional devices using that method.

/just checked Google News, and that appears to be the case
2013-04-15 05:10:22 PM
1 votes:

sigdiamond2000: If your Weeners to things like this is to consider how it can be used against your political enemies, you are a failure as a human being.


You leave my weener out of this.
2013-04-15 05:10:00 PM
1 votes:
Actual headline on the front page:  "CNNer heard boom, saw smoke"

Way to go, CNN newsroom.
2013-04-15 05:09:10 PM
1 votes:

Communist_Manifesto: I'm honestly surprised things like this don't happen in the US more often. We are a very large nation with a ton of enemies both internal and external. Add in the fact that if you want to detonate a bomb somewhere there isn't a whole lot stopping you from acquiring the materials and doing it. Hopefully this is the typical american loner/psycho/mass-murderer and not a prequel to some sort of large sustained terror campaign funded/coordinated by some sort of radical group in our biggest cities.


You and me both.
2013-04-15 05:03:16 PM
1 votes:

sheep snorter: Ring leaders to be rounded up for this domestic terrorism by the TeaParty:
Limbaugh
Beck
Koch bros
Bachmann
And the rest.

/Its time to clean house and send them to Gitmo.


Can it, moron.
2013-04-15 04:57:52 PM
1 votes:
BAHMB!
2013-04-15 04:56:47 PM
1 votes:

Cork on Fork: the NY Post is reporting that a Saudi National is being held as a suspect at the hospital. Take that with a gran of salt.


Arrested for being brown and speaking with an accent?
2013-04-15 04:55:19 PM
1 votes:
Ring leaders to be rounded up for this domestic terrorism by the TeaParty:
Limbaugh
Beck
Koch bros
Bachmann
And the rest.

/Its time to clean house and send them to Gitmo.
2013-04-15 04:54:28 PM
1 votes:

Oakenshield: Alex Jones has it covered.


I was wondering how long it would be before the crackpots came out. Not long apparently.
2013-04-15 04:34:58 PM
1 votes:
2013-04-15 04:34:47 PM
1 votes:
Any idea what country we will be invading next week?

/remember, they hate us for our freedoms.
gja [TotalFark]
2013-04-15 04:33:39 PM
1 votes:
Run.......for your lives.
2013-04-15 04:31:01 PM
1 votes:

Drew: Also folks - be aware that at this stage in the news cycle pretty much no one knows anything, and 90% of everything's gonna be issued a correction later by MSM.  That said it still helps to know what's going on now


This.  And it's the early, entirely wrong statements that will be still be getting repeated months later.
2013-04-15 04:23:35 PM
1 votes:

DGgeoff: From what I could gather, 2 are dead and 22 injured, there were 3 explosions, 1 controlled by the police. As of now they are checking all the bags left by runners and spectators on the sidewalks for more explosive devices


12:50 PM PT -- The New York Post is now saying at least 12 people are dead.

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/national/two_explosions_at_boston_marat ho n_iMR0LCkcwASg0RQfVsH1yI

"A federal law-enforcement source told The Post there are at least 12 dead and nearly 50 injured. Fox News reported that Massachusetts General Hospital was treating 10 people with amputated limbs and all operating rooms were on hold.
 "
2013-04-15 04:22:00 PM
1 votes:
From what I could gather, 2 are dead and 22 injured, there were 3 explosions, 1 controlled by the police. As of now they are checking all the bags left by runners and spectators on the sidewalks for more explosive devices
2013-04-15 04:21:08 PM
1 votes:
https://news.google.com/news/rtc?ncl=d-cm5wQtfN618eMz82vh5H_4OUR0M&ne d =us&topic=h&siidp=92ef16c17f904214a448f14e027a6800d0b6

Here is the Google News Link for this story. Google updates in real time as stories are published and indexed on various news sites, so this is probably as good as it gets for a real time news feed.
 
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