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Old 16th April 2013, 04:04 PM   #1
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Saudi National at Boston Bombing is a Witness not a suspect

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/nati...icle-1.1318272

his facebook
https://www.facebook.com/abdulrahman.a.alsulaimi

Rep Ted Poe jumped the gun
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8J6uWMEf_Q
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Old 16th April 2013, 06:05 PM   #2
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Looks to me that this was a case of Running Away While Saudi. Not that it was at all out of line to investigate this individual as a person of interest, but it looks like it didn't go any further than questioning him.
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Old 16th April 2013, 07:21 PM   #3
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Rep. Poe...

What a grandstanding pillock. Just had to be the one to "inform" his fellows (all of whom, of course, have no knowledge of you know... current/breaking news) and get on camera doing it.

Bonus points for repeating the unconfirmed report of additional bombs.

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Old 16th April 2013, 07:35 PM   #4
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Why do we care about his Facebook? Leave the kid alone.
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Old 16th April 2013, 07:43 PM   #5
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I wish I weren't racist, but I am prejudiced against Saudis. It's not right, I know ...
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Old 16th April 2013, 08:04 PM   #6
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Yeah, but why was he running? Was he in cahoots with The Man on the Roof Top?
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Old 16th April 2013, 09:06 PM   #7
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FYI, more on various misinformation on the bombing: http://www.snopes.com/politics/conspiracy/boston.asp
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Old 16th April 2013, 09:29 PM   #8
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So should we send him to Gitmo for "questioning" or not?
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Old 16th April 2013, 09:41 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by MattusMaximus View Post
FYI, more on various misinformation on the bombing: http://www.snopes.com/politics/conspiracy/boston.asp
Well... that certainly shows some CTers to be tasteless as hell.
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Old 17th April 2013, 02:14 PM   #10
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Huge fiasco today with CNN annoncing an arrest had been made,only to be refuted by the Justice Department about a half hour later.
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Old 17th April 2013, 02:38 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Minoosh View Post
I wish I weren't racist, but I am prejudiced against Saudis. It's not right, I know ...
Racism is curable.

Are you planning on taking any steps to rid yourself of it?
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Old 17th April 2013, 02:59 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
Huge fiasco today with CNN annoncing an arrest had been made,only to be refuted by the Justice Department about a half hour later.
They keep finding new lows dont they? If they truly want to split the middle between MSNBC and Fox News they could go for a little edge in respectability, a kind of Jim Lehrer/BBC/intellectual kind of objective middle - instead of a trashy middle. Fact is there is a serious opening for a little more of an incisive, intellectually rigorous format for cable news given the field. They could double their investigative journalism department at the same time as everyone else is slashing theirs. They could re-instate the foreign bureaus and assets everyone else has shut down. The reason they should do this is no one else IS anymore...

See the thing about Trash TV with an agenda is the agenda sells the trash. I enjoy it more. I get a kick out of some Fox and MSNBC shows cause at least there's something being said now and again.

When all you have is trash and a desperate need to split the difference on every issue of controversy you end up with something that's near unwatchable. Wolf Blitzer is the empty-headed emblem of an empty-headed network.

I used to be able to have CNN on when I'm cooking or cleaning, but now I can't even manage that.
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Old 17th April 2013, 02:59 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by Newtons Bit View Post
So should we send him to Gitmo for "questioning" or not?
Gitmo is an evil and unjustified stain upon our national reputation, and so long as Obama is president, no such thing will happen.

We'll just hit him with a drone-launched missile instead.
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Old 17th April 2013, 05:47 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by Ziggurat View Post
Gitmo is an evil and unjustified stain upon our national reputation, and so long as Obama is president, no such thing will happen.

We'll just hit him with a drone-launched missile instead.
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Old 18th April 2013, 05:10 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by SKEPTICALSHAM View Post
He may not have done this bombing, but I bet he's done something.
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Old 18th April 2013, 07:55 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by Ladewig View Post
Racism is curable.

Are you planning on taking any steps to rid yourself of it?
The people who realize they are racist but know it's wrong I'm less worried about, assuming they don't act on that racism.

It's the ones who claim to not be racist that concern me more.
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