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… Who Else to Thank [#EMailGate][#Miz Hillary]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,November 4th,2016

.. Huma Abedin is one . Abedin is Miz Hillary ‘ chief aide ..

.. but Abedin is not the only one ..

.. of all people …. former NY congresscritter Anthony Weiner ..

.. Weiner got caught sexting again , this time w. a 15 – year – old girl . As a result , Abedin separated from Weiner . But , back to Weiner ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. the F.B.I. got involved because the sexting went interstate . That made it a federal crime . As a result , the Bureau seized all 6 of Weiner ‘ s and Abedin ‘ s computers . That is where the copies of emails were found ..

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… Nice Going , Miz HIllary [#email recovery]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,September 16th,2016

.. well , it looks like the F.B.I. has struck gold . which means no good news for Miz Hillary , that is for sure ..

.. among emails that have been recovered by THE fbi IS ONE REGARDING THE Iraq War , Dubya , and former British PM Tony Blair ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. Yes , this recovered email is politically red hot . It lays out the course that Dubya and Blair put forth to plan the various elements of the political , military , and diplomatic offense , prior to the Iraq War . However , emails like this generally are kept Top Secret for a reason …

.. they are kept that way for many years after the event . It is done in order to protect various elements of sources and methods of intelligence . It also makes you understand how flippant Miz Hillary and her staff at State were with her personal server and the gross negligence in the management of classified information …

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… the F.B.I. finally got their Gal [#Miz Hillary]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,July 4th,2016

.. on July 2nd , the F.B.I. finally got their gal ..

.. Miz Hillary submitted herself [no , it was not voluntary] to questioning by agents on her EMailGate case ..

.. It would have been interesting to have been a fly – on – the – wall at that gabfest ..

.. [h/t –– Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post news ..

.. now it gets interesting . What will happen next ?!?! …

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… Be Patient [#EgyptAir crash][#investigation]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,May 24th,2016

.. remember , the damn jet has just gone down . If news reports are accurate [I think so] , they have found parts of the debris field ..

.. the investigation is just beginning , for God ‘ s Sake . It is not just Egypt , but the French , and our agencies [NTSB , FBI , etc] . They have to get to work ..

.. don’t jump to conclusions , please . That goes doubly so for politicians [read : Miz Hillary] ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post news ..

.. finding the ” black boxes ” [they are actually painted orange] is one of the keys ..

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… There Will Likely come a Time [#FBI][#criminal][# Miz Hillary]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,May 2nd,2016

.. that the F.B.I. will reach what I believe will be a ” Come to jesus ” point in its investigation of Miz Hillary [and , likewise , about the Clinton machine] ..

.. they will have gathered a great deal of evidence . This evidence will likely have been presented [in secret] before a federal grand jury . It will be a an investigative grand jury , not necessarily a regular [criminal] one . It will be one that is used to gather evidence and other information . The decisions about who to charge and what to charge them with will be made elsewhere ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. the F.B.I. will present its case to the ObamaCrap Department of InJustice . in its report , they will make there recommendations about what those decisions should be . Then the A.G. [Loretta Lynch] will have to make the toughest decisions of her life and her career ..

.. she can make the decision to charge . If she does , then the course of the current political campaign will likely be changed , probably forever . In all likelihood , Hillary Clinton will be forced from the presidential race ..

.. she can then make the decision not to charge . If she does not do so , then it is very , very likely that there will be repercussions from those decision . People will resign their positions at the F.B.I. , UP TO AND POTENTIALLY INCLUDING Director James comey , himself . That event will also irretrievably alter the course of the campaign ..

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… Miz Hillary to be Interviewed [#F.B.I.][#EMailGate]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,April 13th,2016

.. this gets interesting ..

.. why ? You do not interview someone that you are likely to clear from an investigation , especially a criminal investigation . You ” do your homework , ” then [if you think that it will be needed] you call in the leading suspects [targets] for interviews ..

.. who goes last in line ?? the ” Queen Bee ” herself , Miz Hillary ..

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt.org]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. so , what happens ?? ..

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… What has the F.B.I. been doing to Sharyl Attkisson ?!?! [#F.O.I.A. lawsuit]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,January 8th,2015

.. indeed .

.. Attkisson has partnered with Judicial Watch to go after the ObamaCraps . They are acting [to be specific] to go after her FBI file …

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt.org]..
.. [link] to the news article …

.. several questions come to mind …

.. [-] who has had access to the file ? — good question ? … inquiring minds care to know . It may answer some questions as to who has been trying to intimidate her …

.. [-] will they get the whole F.B.I. file ? — doubtful — thus the lawsuit . With the recent FOIA lawsuit precedent [from the DC Circuit , of all irony] , the FOIA action will move along nice and snappy …

.. [-] are the ObamaCraps dumb enough to exert any privilege claims ? — most likely , yes . Especially if there is something white hot or radioactive in the file that the OC do not want to be made public (such as an impeachable act) … they would be stupid to do it , because the claim would attract excessive press attention for no reason …

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… Now He is Out [#Shinseki]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,May 31st,2014

.. it is about damn damn time ..

.. to me , it sounds a lot more like a non – resignation resignation ..

.. translation : Shinseki was effectively canned by POTUS , in the least bloody way possible …

.. big shock . He was going to go . The only question was when and how …

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… What is This Guy doing in A Civilian Court [al Libi ?] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,October 15th,2013

… this joker was captured in Africa . He is a terrorist . He belongs in front of a military tribunal . One place that he does not belong is …

High-profile terror suspect taken to N.Y. to face trial

    Photo - FILE - This file Image from the FBI website shows Al Qaeda leader Abu Anas al-Libi. Al-Libi, who was captured in an Oct. 5, 2013, raid and held aboard a U.S. warship, is now in the United States. He is expected to stand trial over whether he helped plan and conduct surveillance for the bombings of U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998. (AP Photo/FBI, File)  FILE – This file Image from the FBI website shows Al Qaeda leader Abu Anas al-Libi. Al-Libi, who…

The Obama administration Monday on transferred an alleged top al Qaeda figure captured by U.S. special forces to New York to face charges in federal court. The move is likely to revive debate about whether suspected terrorists should be tried in civilian or military courts.

.. Abu Anas al-Libi, a suspect in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 civilians, was captured by the U.S. Army Delta Force in Tripoli, Libya on Oct. 5. He was then whisked onto a Navy ship in the in the Mediterranean Sea where he was questioned by U.S. intelligence officials.

.. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, the chief federal prosecutor for Manhattan, said the military handed al-Libi to U.S. civilian law enforcement over the weekend and he was brought directly to the New York area. He is expected to appear before a judge on Tuesday.

.. LEC again — he is the definition of a terrorist ,folks . He belongs in Guantanamo Bay , Cuba , not New York City …

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… Barrett Brown , the Latest Member of the Loons Club …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,August 20th,2013

.. I could try to describe him , but I hand off to someone far more learned , able , and experienced , and who knows him better …

… and who has been the target of his rants , Rob McCain , at theOtherMcCain.com … This one is from the latter part of June , as part of background material . It seems this guy is poking his head up above ground , again …

The Kook Who Knew Too Much
By Robert Stacy McCain

Crazed ‘famewhore’ Barrett Brown becomes a symbol of our paranoid era.

One day last September, I received an e-mail that began, “As I’ve told you, you have libeled me repeatedly,” and ended with this: “Please respond immediately and let me know if you’d prefer to speak through my lawyer Tom Mills at this point.” The e-mail was from Barrett Brown, a left-wing gadfly who spent several months presenting himself as the media mouthpiece for the international computer hacking conspiracy known as “Anonymous.” This wasn’t the first time Brown had accused me of libel, and I frankly didn’t have time to deal with his latest bogus threat of litigation. Having earned my living as a newsman since 1986, I’m thoroughly familiar with libel law, and was unimpressed by this “talk-to-my-lawyer” nonsense from an arrogant young punk trying to scapegoat me for problems he had created for himself.

For the past nine months, Barrett Brown has been in federal custody, charged with enough felonies to put him away for a long time. Recent revelations about surveillance programs at the National Security Agency and the death last week of award-winning journalist Michael Hastings have inspired renewed attention to Brown’s plight. The Nation published a long feature on Brown that described his case as a “reminder of the considerable risk faced by reporters who report on leaks.” Perhaps this is true, but Brown wasn’t arrested for “reporting,” and his saga seems more properly understood as a morality tale about unsupervised amateurs who impudently imagine they can achieve fame and fortune by producing an ersatz imitation of actual journalism.

When Brown first accosted me online in September 2009, I dismissed him as a pretentious wannabe, a sadly familiar type in an era where the Internet permits all kinds of cranks and kooks to pose as self-declared experts, pundits or even “investigative reporters.” It was therefore rather amusing when, in February 2011, an e-mail tip informed me that Brown had refashioned himself as the spokesman for Anonymous, the so-called “hacktivist collective” that had made headlines with online attacks in support of Julian Assange’s WikiLeaks. The hackers had gone after several of Assange’s opponents, relying on their swarming numbers and online anonymity to shield them from criminal liability. Common sense suggested that their exploits — including distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attacks on the Web sites of Amazon, Visa, MasterCard and PayPal — would attract heavy scrutiny from law enforcement.

Common sense is an increasingly rare commodity these days, however, and Barrett Brown seemed to have none at all, eagerly throwing himself into the limelight as the public face of Anonymous. So when an e-mail tipster told me about this development in the young poseur’s career, the headline on my blog post was, “Is the FBI Watching Barrett Brown? (And If They’re Not Already, Shouldn’t They?).” Brown could not claim to speak for the hackers if he was not in communication with them. Logically, all the FBI had to do was to monitor Brown’s communications and, like Hansel and Gretel strewing bread crumbs behind them, he would inevitably leave a digital trail that would unlock that shadowy network of online anarchists. This was mere common sense, as I say, and if there was anything that could be certainly predicted at that point, it was that Brown’s high-profile stint as front-man for Anonymous would end badly. Just how badly it eventually ended, however, no one possibly could have imagined in February 2011. And for more than a year, it appeared Brown had finally found the ticket to fame he had coveted for so long.

Only 29 years old when he began speaking on behalf of Anonymous, he was featured in a March 2011 NBC News report by Michael Isikoff who described Brown as “an underground commander in a new kind of warfare.” If that wasn’t enough to put Brown on the FBI’s radar, Congress should investigate the Bureau for incompetence. Knowing Brown’s past history of amateurish stunts, however, I suggested as a plausible alternative that he was “one of the most successful hoaxers in recent memory.” The syllogism of the young Texan’s actions presented itself in the form of a dilemma: Either this recovering heroin addict had managed to make himself the notorious kingpin of an international criminal conspiracy, or else Brown was dishonestly exploiting Anonymous as the latest vehicle for his lifelong pursuit of personal glory.

Suspicion among Anons (as members of the hacker collective call themselves) steadily began leaning toward the latter explanation, especially after authorities began busting their members. In June 2011, British officials arrested Ryan Cleary, a 19-year-old member of an Anonymous splinter cell known as “LulzSec,” who was reported to be cooperating with police. That story got Brown quoted in the New York Times, and kindled understandable resentment among some members of Anonymous: Here was one of their comrades under arrest and snitching them out, while Brown was glory-hogging as an “expert” in the mainstream press. That the antics of an egomaniacal self-promoter like Brown would irritate the radical-egalitarian mob mentality of Anonymous was another predictable consequence of their unholy alliance. In November 2011, when Brown announced that he and Gregg Housh had signed a “six-figure” deal for a book about Anonymous, Adrian Chen of Gawker noted that many hackers viewed Brown “as a famewhore riding Anonymous to, well, lucrative book deals.”

Because I was busy at the time as an American Spectator correspondent covering the multi-candidate battle for the Republican presidential nomination, I paid only sporadic attention to Brown’s activities. However, my reputation as one of Brown’s most prominent critics — at a time when big-name journalists were treating him as a reputable and authoritative source — meant that I would occasionally get notices on Twitter or via e-mail of his latest publicity stunts. And then one day in March 2012, the FBI arrested several LulzSec hackers and also raided (but did not arrest) Barrett Brown. It turned out that one notorious LulzSec hacker, Hector Xavier “Sabu” Monsegur,” had been arrested in June 2011 on a sealed indictment and had, in return for leniency by federal prosecutors, agreed to turn informant against his comrades. This knowledge, combined with Brown’s suspicious non-arrest, destroyed whatever trust had ever existed between Anonymous and its erstwhile spokesman. Brown denounced Sabu as a “degenerate traitor” and worse, but this did nothing to dispel the radioactive reputation of the “famewhore” whose plans to cash in on the Anonymous phenomenon were now jeopardized by his apparent complicity in criminality. If Brown would sell out Anonymous for a six-figure book deal, many of its members reckoned, he would certainly not hesitate to sell them out to avoid going to federal prison. Any possibility that Brown might escape prosecution by turning snitch was therefore voided by the understandable fear among Anons that Brown was already snitching.

Brown had instantly gone from hero to zero in the hacker universe and found himself unfortunately at the mercy of the U.S. Attorney’s office in Dallas. It was in this context that Brown, who hadn’t contacted me directly in more than a year, suddenly popped up and began harassing me on Twitter in early September 2012. He accused me of libel and menaced me with threats of terrible consequences if I did not immediately respond to his demands that I answer various insulting questions. This bullying motif — “Answer my question, or else!” — is characteristic of a style that I’ve come to think of as Cargo Cult Journalism. Like the rituals of certain South Pacific islanders, the Cargo Cult Journalist hopes that his simulacrum of what he ignorantly imitates will magically bring the same result as the real thing. Cargo Cult Journalism is the kind of stuff we once encountered in smudgy mimeographed newsletters, “underground” newspaper tabloids, cheaply printed pamphlets and self-published books by crackpots who warn about conspiracies involving the Bavarian Illuminati, the Trilateral Commission and/or the Military-Industrial Complex. In the digital age, however, many people have trouble distinguishing between this kook-fringe imitation of “reporting” and genuine journalism, a distinction blurred by the increasingly shabby quality of product issued by respectable organs of the mainstream media. If a monomaniacal hysteric like Glenn Greenwald is a “serious journalist,” then the threshold of seriousness is dangerously low, indeed.

What one usually finds among practitioners of Cargo Cult Journalism is a grandiose posture of contempt for the unglamorous toil of the workaday reporter. Many people who have never covered a county commission meeting, a high-school basketball tournament or a Fourth of July parade — such local tedium is beneath their notice — seem to harbor Walter Mitty fantasies of gaining worldwide journalistic significance. The Internet is a medium that permits these would-be Seymour Hersh types to catapult past the minor leagues of journalism where real reporters learn their craft. While I enthusiastically encourage the burgeoning phenomenon of online citizen-journalism, it is important at the same time to discourage the type of “famewhore” act that led Barrett Brown to his pathetic fate. Thinking himself a sort of one-man Woodward and Bernstein who would heroically expose the Hidden Secrets of the Surveillance State, Brown instead exposed himself as a blundering amateur who got himself in so far over his head that he couldn’t handle the catastrophic result.

So there I was last Labor Day, preparing a last-minute departure for the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, when Barrett Brown erupted in an angry rant directed at me. Rather than engage him in a silly Twitter fight, I replied privately: “The last e-mail I had from you was in March 2011. Now you pop up on Twitter making outrageously false claims, threatening me with … well, I’m not exactly sure. But anyway, you demand that I call you immediately. Look at yourself, Barrett: Publishing error-strewn ‘documents’ on Pastebin. … You’re publicly self-destructing, and it’s not a pretty sight. Seek professional help.” To this he replied with an accusation of libel, and to that accusation I replied with an e-mail which I also published on my blog, ending with this helpful advice: “You don’t need a lawyer, Barrett. You need a psychiatrist, or perhaps a priest to exorcise your demons. You are traveling a road to destruction, as harmful to yourself as to any of your chosen enemies. Get help.” Watching someone sink into a whirlpool of helpless paranoia is never a pleasant experience, but Brown would heed no word of caution. Instead he listened to the flattery of sycophants who told him he was being persecuted as a courageous truth-teller. Any psychologist can explain that paranoia is an extreme manifestation of a narcissistic personality, whereby an inability to cope with failure feeds a cycle of increasingly desperate rationalizations that turn into mad delusions. Brown had been failing spectacularly for months, and his rationalizations required scapegoats to blame. Entire books have been written about the phenomenon of paranoia, and the fact that Barrett Brown had legitimate cause to fear — federal prosecutors were preparing to press felony charges against him — doesn’t mean that he was not also crazy.

Just how crazy he was became blazingly apparent not long after Brown made his threats against me. On the evening of Wednesday, September 12, he uploaded a series of video rants to YouTube, the last of which was entitled, “Why I’m Going to Destroy FBI Agent Robert Smith.” Click the link, if you want to watch 13 minutes of raving lunacy, strewn with obscene epithets and demented gibberish about paid informants. After that video was posted, a friend called to tell me about Brown’s “hilarious” online meltdown, but apparently the FBI didn’t see the humor in his threats to “destroy” one of their agents. Brown was swiftly arrested and, over the course of the next few months, a grand jury indicted him on multiple federal felony charges. Perhaps the weirdest part of this strange story is that, after Edward Snowden became the world’s most famous international fugitive by illegally leaking classified documents about NSA surveillance programs, some people have belatedly realized that Barrett Brown may have been on to a real story. What helped drive him over the edge — what he was babbling incoherently about in his notorious YouTube rant — was Brown’s obsession with private security contractors, including a proposed consortium known as “Team Themis.” Whether or not the firms that Brown was ranting about were part of a sinister conspiracy against him (or anyone else) is a story nobody has been able to untangle. Considering how Snowden got access to NSA documents as a contract employee of Booz Allen Hamilton, however, journalists and politicians are now taking a serious look at the way Uncle Sam has been outsourcing top-secret security work to private firms. Indeed, it has been claimed that, before his fatal car crash in Los Angeles last week, Hastings had been planning to interview Brown. And a columnist for the British Guardian newspaper declared Monday, “Given the revelations about domestic surveillance, Brown could speak volumes about the nexus between corporations and the state.”

Maybe so, but his belated relevance is unlikely to save Brown from being sent to federal prison. If it turns out we’re living in an Orwellian nightmare of surveillance for profit — Big Brother, Inc. — that story will be told by professional journalists, not amateurish “famewhores” who use YouTube to make delirious threats against the FBI. It appears the evidence against Brown should make his an open-and-shut case, and federal law prohibits criminals from profiting by telling the story of their crimes. So if Brown is convicted, and if his story is of any commercial value, someone else will get paid to tell that tale. An obscure Internet punk is probably too insignificant for his biography to merit a “six-figure” advance, but if any publishers are interested in having me write that story, let them make an offer for the thrilling blockbuster entitled, Barrett Brown: The Kook Who Knew Too Much.

= = = =

In light of his well-deserved obscurity, what shall we say of Brown’s success in convincing his fellow anarchists that he was somebody important who was doing “journalism” that was such a threat to the status quo that he is a “political prisoner”? He has merely proven that there is a sucker born every minute, and that a lot of those gullible suckers are nowadays employed as liberal journalists.

Go read “The Kook Who Knew Too Much.” Is Barrett Brown a political prisoner? Only if insanity is a political ideology.

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… Bravo , Roger , Bravo ! …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,May 24th,2013

.. Roger Ailes is the founder and president of FoxNewsChannel , and then FoxBusinessNews . Unlike about any time in its history , FNC & FBN are under fire like never before . The ObamaCrap Department of Injustice is , I believe , abusing its power by sending out (issuing) a subpoena to phone companies for information about FNC and FBN under seal . They did so without any legal notice or due process to NewsCorp or to FoxNews at all .

.. Normally , this legal notice and process is standard . They decided to do this under the Espionage Act , of all things . The Espionage Act . They knew who the leaker was . They did not need much more info . And , yet they decided to go after all of this stuff , in secret , under seal , and without due process .

.. Roger Ailes responded this afternoon , in an e – mail to his employees at NewsCorp and Fox …

Dear colleagues,

The recent news about the FBI’s seizure of the phone and email records of Fox   News employees, including James Rosen, calls into    question whether the federal government is meeting its constitutional obligation to preserve and protect a free press in the United States. We reject the government’s efforts to criminalize the pursuit of investigative journalism and falsely characterize a Fox News reporter   to a   Federal judge as a “co-conspirator” in a crime. I know how concerned you are  because so many of you have asked me: why should the government make me afraid to   use a work phone or email account to gather news or even call a friend or family member ? Well, they shouldn’t have done it. The administration’s attempt to  intimidate Fox News and its employees will not succeed and their excuses will stand neither the test of law, the test of decency, nor the test of time. We will not   allow a climate of press intimidation, unseen since the McCarthy era, to frighten   any of us away from the truth.

I am proud of your tireless effort to report the news over the last 17 years. I   stand with you, I support you and I thank you for your reporting with courageous optimism. Too many Americans fought and died to protect our unique American right   of press freedom. We can’t and we won’t forget that. To be an American journalist   is not only a great responsibility, but also a great honor. To be a Fox journalist   is a high honor, not a high crime. Even this memo of support will cause some to demonize us and try to find irrelevant things to cause us to waver. We will   not waver.

As Fox News employees, we sometimes are forced to stand alone, but even then   when we know we are reporting what is true and what is right, we stand proud   and fearless.

Thank you for your hard work and all your efforts.

Sincerely ,

Roger Ailes

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… Investigating the Bombers ‘ Foreign Ties …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,April 24th,2013

.. There is still much that we do not know about the Boston Marathon bombers . It will take time to piece together a more complete picture of their backgrounds . However , the investigation has taken an important turn since late last week , as the U.S. intelligence and counterterrorism officials are delving into their possible ties to jihadist groups based overseas . ..

.. The elder brother , Tamerlan Tsarnaev , first raised red flags more than two years ago, when Russia alerted the FBI to his increasingly

English: The Seal of the United States Federal...

English: The Seal of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation. For more information, see here. Español: El escudo del Buró Federal de Investigaciones (FBI). Para obtener más información, véase aquí (Inglés). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

radicalized worldview . The Bureau has issued a statement explaining that “a foreign government asked the FBI for information about Tamerlan Tsarnaev” in early 2011. News reports have clearly identified that nation as Russia . They were “concerned about Tsarnaev’s potential ties to Chechen terrorists . ” Other press outlets have reported the same . ..

.. The FBI says that the request from the foreign government (Russia) “was based on information that he was a follower of radical Islam and a strong believer, and that he had changed drastically since 2010 as he prepared to leave the United States for travel to the country’s region to join unspecified underground groups . ” The Bureau says it sifted through the available evidence , and interviewed the Tsarnaev family , including Tamerlan , but “did not find any terrorism activity , domestic or foreign , and those results were provided to the foreign government in the summer of 2011.”   What made Russia initially suspicious of Tamerlan Tsarnaev? What “unspecified underground groups” did Russia think he was attempting to join?   We don’t know the answers to these questions . The F.B.I. should release everything that it has . Russia could , but likely will not , unless it is in their interest , and they have something to gain from it . ..

.. The reality is that there are a number of jihadist groups based in the Caucasus that also operate elsewhere, including in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Syria, with logistical support networks in still other countries .  ..

.. Was Tamerlan Tsarnaev involved with any of these groups? Did any of these jihadist organizations train or otherwise support him ? ..

.. We need to learn more . We deserve to know more . In the coming weeks , we should learn more . ..

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… One Down , One to Go …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,April 19th,2013

The suspects were identified by law enforcement officials and family members as
Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, ethnic Chechen brothers who had lived in
Dagestan, which neighbors Chechnya in southern Russia. They had been in the U.S.
for about a decade and lived near Boston, an uncle said.

.. suspect # 2 , let ' s get this guy !! ..

.. suspect # 2 , let ‘ s get this guy !! ..

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, a 26-year-old who had been known to the FBI as Suspect No. 1
and was seen in surveillance footage in a black baseball cap, was killed
overnight, officials said. His brother, a 19-year-old college student who was
dubbed Suspect No. 2 and was seen wearing a white, backward baseball cap in the
images from Monday’s deadly bombing at the marathon finish line – escaped.

Investigators in the Boston case have shed no light on the motive for the
bombing and have said it is unclear whether it was the work of domestic or
international terrorists or someone else entirely with an unknown agenda.

Authorities said surveillance tape recorded late Thursday showed Suspect No. 2 suspect2crop
during a robbery of a convenience store in Cambridge, near the campus of MIT,
where a university police officer – 26-year-old Sean Collier – was shot to death
while responding to a report of a disturbance.

From there, authorities said, the two men carjacked a man in a Mercedes-Benz,
keeping him with them in the car for half an hour before releasing him at a gas
station in Cambridge. The man was not injured.

The search for the vehicle led to a chase that ended in Watertown, where
authorities said the suspects threw explosive devices from the car and exchanged
gunfire with police. A transit police officer was severely wounded, authorities
said.

Doctors at a Boston hospital where Tamerlan Tsarnaev died said they treated a
man with a possible blast injury and multiple gunshot wounds. Authorities gave
no details on how his younger brother escaped.

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… Okay , Folks , Lets Get Those Guys …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,April 19th,2013

… the Good Guys are doing the forensics , which is , in basic , putting together the pieces of a puzzle . Except , in any case , it means

..both suspects (#s 1 & 2) ..

..both suspects (#s 1 & 2) ..

multiple puzzle(s) . It looks like the good guys have a pretty good idea of what the explosive device is [a pressure cooker] . They also likely know how it was set off . They have not , however , released that fact . and many others . ..

… What is needed now , is bring in those two pieces of subhuman scum who laid those packages at the feet of innocents , and changed the lives of many people , forever . ..

… for those who have tips , by phone , please call 1-800-CALL-FBI , or 1-800-225-5324 . …

… here , I have video of these two dirtballs [hat tip to Dan Halper at the Weekly Standard] , http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M80DXI932OE&feature=player_embedded

… for those who have tips , and have web access , please go to bostonmarathontips.fbi.gov

… Okay , here are some suspect photo(s) . Take a good look . Also , w. current tech , see if you can download my copies , or someone else ‘ s , and clean up the images some . No , dummies , it is not for making cartoons , sarcastic changes , or other comical stunts . This is no laughing matter . …

suspect # 2

suspect # 2

suspect # 1

suspect # 1

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… Fitz must be wary …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,January 31st,2013

… Ed Fitzgerald is a newbie in statewide politics in Ohio . He has no idea , as of yet , how nasty , how vicious , and expensive that it is . That being , he is also inexperienced as hell statewide . He has never run a state wide campaign of any kind . He has not undergone the fund raising ordeal that it is to gather the tens of millions of dollars that it will take to win a statewide party primary , much less a fall general election campaign against a fairly popular (& improving) incumbent governor , John Kasich , espc. If possible , Kasich may well have presidential ambitions .

 

Fitzgerald ‘ s advantages –

[-] telegenic –

[-] inexperienced – normally , you would want experience . coming from the mess that was Cuya Cty , not so much

[-] statewide Dem machine – even with all of the fuckups , Ohio Dems can and do still win statewide elections . just not as much as before…

[-] national backing [Dems] – Obama & the DNC owe Ohio Dems big time , and for obvious reasons .

[-] national motivation [unions] – the unions have lots of motivation . and going after Kasich in a general election campaign may well be more practical than starting World War III in another iniatiative campaign . Ohio ‘ s GOP is unlikely to make the same mistake , twice , and they dominate the legislature

[-] profession – Fitzgerald is (was) an FBI agent , which never hurts , and can help , espc w.

[-] corruption – free – so far – Fitz was not a part of the old regime in Cuyahoga County , and did not and would not participate in the massive corruption scandal which , ironically , eventually led to him becoming Cuya Cty ‘ s first Executive .

Disadvantages –

[-] inexperienced – Fitz is in his first term , and has not had much of a chance to establish a record . In Cuya Cty ‘ s case , that may not be so bad , because just making the trains run on time without any taint of corruption should give the conductor a big lift

[-] unknown – in Ohio , you generally do not win statewide on your first attempt . Sometimes , it happens .

[-] incumbent – John Kasich is in a similar position as the governor that Fitz is as Cuya Cty Exec . Having the trains run on time corruption free , and an improving economy , help the incumbent , and make it much harder for a challenger …

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