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Something's Rotten in Boston
Who's Investigating the FBI Investigators?:


By Dave Lindorff

April 22, 2013 "Information Clearing House" -"This Can't Be Happening! " - I’m not a conspiracy-minded person, but something definitely stinks about this whole Boston Marathon bombing story.

From what we’re reading about the case, the FBI had for two years been investigating Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the 26-year-old older brother killed during a shootout between police and the two brothers, Tamerlan and 19-year-old Dzhokhar. They had interviewed Tamerlan in his home, warned him they were watching what he ate, what he looked at on his computer, etc. They knew he had gone to Dagestan and Chechnya.

Then there’s the money thing. We’re told that Tamerlan had dropped out of community college because of money problems, right? Community college? That costs almost nothing to attend. That’s the whole point of community colleges: everyone can afford them. And he was reportedly only going part-time! But then, the two brothers are driving around in a Mercedes and wearing fancy clothes?

We’re talking about two brothers, both in school, with a father who was ill and living in Dagestan, who had worked as a curbside mechanic while in the US, and a mother who had a home beauty salon business, and these lads somehow were stylish dressers and drove around in an expensive car -- expensive to buy even used, and terribly expensive to maintain, too.

Where did all that money come from? We don’t know. Tamerlan was reportedly working at things like delivering pizza during that period This while living with his wife and caring at home for their young daughter, now three. Tamerlan’s wife was said to be supporting the struggling family by working “60-80 hours a week” as a home health care aide, one of the lowest-paying jobs you can find, often paying less than minimum wage.

Why is all this troubling? Because time and time again, when purported terrorist plots are “disrupted” and alleged terrorists are arrested, it turns out they are inept dupes who have been led into their “plots” by FBI provocateurs.

So was this horrific Boston Marathon bombing yet another in this long string of FBI sting operations that perhaps went wrong? Or worse, was this, as both the Tsarnaev parents, now divorced and living separately in Dagestan, are suggesting, actually a “false flag” set-up by US intelligence agencies?

There are other curiosities about this whole affair. It has been widely reported, even in the mainstream media, that there was an unusual amount of police presence at both the start and finish of the marathon this year -- activity that included police drug-sniffing dogs and also -- get this! -- private security personnel, reportedly from Craft International, wearing the same kind of black clothing and black backpacks as were seen being worn by the Tsarnaev brothers! What’s that about? (Craft International’s website describes the company as providing the best security, defense and combat weapons training in the world to military, police, corporate and civilian clients.)

Images of suspected Craft International security personnel before (l) and after (r) explosions at the marathon. Note similar attire and backpacks to what the Tsarnaev brothers had)

Images of suspected Craft International security personnel before (l) and after (r) explosions at the marathon. Note similar attire between the clothes and backpacks of the Craft undercover security guys and what the two bombing suspects were wearing. (Ironically, the dark-complexioned guy second from the left in the "before" picture was early on wrongly singled out in news photos as a suspect!)
 

Surely, if the sniffer dogs were doing their job and weren’t all stuffed up in their sinuses, they would have detected two amateurs who had allegedly just packed two large kitchen pressure cookers with black powder and nails, and then placed them into backpacks, and who were walking around in the crowd at the finish line. Black powder has a strong recognizable odor, and would be very hard to work with in any kind of clean manner -- sort of like working with talcum powder and trying to keep it from getting all over the place.

And then there’s a jarring interview on a Boston-area radio call-in program called the Dennis & Callahan Morning Show from a woman named “Linda,” who says she witnessed the shootout between the two brothers and police in which Tamerlan was killed. The woman, who says she was staying over at her boyfriend’s house on Watertown’s Dexter Street, claims they “rushed to the front” of the house when they heard the commotion and “saw the suspect get hit by a Police SUV, and then after he was hit, get shot multiple times.” Clarifying, under questioning from the radio host, she says he was hit first by the police, and then adds, “from what we saw early this morning I’d be hard pressed to think he was actually pronounced dead at the hospital, I mean from the injuries that he incurred in the street I would say he was probably dead when he was put in the ambulance.” She goes on to suggest that Tamerlan may have been executed by police: “I just remember him get shot multiple times.” Of course, “Linda” could be a complete fake, but her story, completely at odds with the official one that has a ruthless and uncaring Dzhokhar running over his own brother in the firefight, dragging him 30 feet down the road before escaping himself from a police cordon on foot.

Dzhokhar himself, the 19-year-old younger brother of Tamerlan, currently being held under tight security in Boston’s Beth Israel Hospital where he is in serious condition with two bullet wounds and is being reportedly questioned by the FBI, is lucky to be alive at all. When he was discovered, weakened from blood loss, hiding inside a trailer-mounted pleasure boat in a retired New England Telephone employee’s driveway, police called to the scene by the owner, David Henneberry, initially pumped bullets into the boat trying to kill him, until they were told to stop firing by a supervisor. It is not known whether the bullet that hit Dzhokhar’s neck, producing a wound which now reportedly prevents him from talking, was one of those fired by police at that time.

I don’t know what to make of all these oddities, but I know one thing for sure. Given the FBI’s long and nefarious record of orchestrating and financing terror plots since September 11, 2001, so that they can then bust them, the last organization that should be in charge of questioning Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the hospital, and of investigating the whole bombing, is the FBI. The agency has far too much explaining to do itself in this bizarre case. Before the country marches further down the road towards becoming a police state, with martial law takeovers of cities becoming the new normal, we need to find out what the FBI -- and Craft International -- were up to in Boston, and where the Tsarnaev brothers were getting their money, their ideas and their supplies from.

See also -

Boston Marathon bombing suspect is charged in hospital: Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was charged by federal prosecutors in his hospital room Monday with using a weapon of mass destruction to kill — a crime that carries a possible death sentence.

Ex-CIA Deputy Director: Boston Bombing 'More Like Columbine Than Al Qaeda': Video - Former CIA Deputy Director Phillip Mudd on Sunday told Fox News that Boston bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev should be charged as a murderer because the crime looked more like the 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado than an attack planned by al Qaeda.

Police: 4 Unexploded Devices Seized from Suspects: Boston police say investigators have discovered four undetonated devices, including one similar to the pressure cooker bombs used at the Boston Marathon. Police also believe the suspects may have been planning additional attacks.

Boston suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in "stable condition" - Video report

Bombing Inquiry Turns to Motive and Russian Trip: Investigators are now scrambling to review that trip, and learn about any extremists who might have influenced, trained or directed Tamerlan while he was there.

FBI faces questions over previous contact with Boston bombing suspect: Agency admits it interviewed Tamerlan Tsarnaev in 2011 'at request of foreign government' but did not find 'terrorism activity'

King blasts FBI: Rep. Peter King blasted the FBI on Sunday for failing to prevent the Tsarnaev brothers from carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings when the agency had already been told about the older brother's extremist potential.

Get Ready for Benghazi-Redux From Republicans on FBI's Handling of Bombing Suspect: Video - "If you thought the Republican behavior after Benghazi was bad, their desperate fishing expedition on Boston could be even worse."

Tsarnaev aunt reveals further details about visit to Dagestan: Reports that Boston suspect went to Dagestan for 6 months in 2012 to visit his father have been dismissed by aunt

Center for Constitutional Right: Condemns Miranda Exception in Boston Marathon Suspect Case: If officials require suspects to incriminate themselves, they are making fair trials and due process merely option and not a requirement. To venture down that road again will make law enforcement accountable to no one.

Mosque: Bomb suspect angered by sermon: Video - A Boston-area mosque says the Boston Marathon bomb suspects were infrequent visitors, but one member describes an incident where Tamerlan Tsarnaev became visibly upset with a sermon delivered there.

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