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#1 Motoko.

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 02:45

University of Mobile’s Cross Country Coach, who was near the finish line of the Boston Marathon when a series of explosions went off, said he thought it was odd there were bomb sniffing dogs at the start and finish lines.
 
"They kept making announcements to the participants do not worry, it's just a training exercise," Coach Ali Stevenson told Local 15.

Stevenson said he saw law enforcement spotters on the roofs at the start of the race. He's been in plenty of marathons in Chicago, D.C., Chicago, London and other major metropolitan areas but has never seen that level of security before.

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 02:49

I'm interested to see what conspiracy sites have to say after reading that.

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 02:52

I'm interested to see what conspiracy sites have to say after reading that.

I think it's more interesting what big media is saying



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Posted 16 April 2013 - 03:03

I'll oblige as to what alleged conspiracy site(s) say

http://www.infowars....ines-for-drill/

http://www.infowars....ith-explosions/

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 03:07

It's not odd to have bomb sniffing dogs at a large public event - in fact that's exactly where you'd expect to see them deployed. If it was a government conspiracy then the last thing they'd do would be to draw attention to their plan by pre-emptively deploying sniffer dogs or running bomb defusal drills. Even if it was a conspiracy, why would they be at the start as well as the finish? The reality is that the start and finish are where most people congregate, which makes them the obvious targets.

Unfortunately some people have incredibly empty lives and need to make up all these conspiracy theories to give their life meaning.

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 03:10

Well it can be a different type of lobbying - war is a very profitable industry. But alas, that seems like having very little faith in US ...

I think that is better conspiracy theory.

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 03:13

Well it can be a different type of lobbying - war is a very profitable industry. But alas, that seems like having very little faith in US ...

I think that is better conspiracy theory.


Actually, I recently have come to understand a more nefarious reason for wars, Commodities. Land, oil, water, food... you name it.

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 03:18

I'll oblige as to what alleged conspiracy site(s) say

http://www.infowars....ines-for-drill/

http://www.infowars....ith-explosions/

I take Alex Jones with a grain of salt but he's actually making some valid arguments here:


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Posted 16 April 2013 - 04:03

deployment of dogs might be because the enforcers were tipped about incoming incident,
although the tip probably doesn't specify the detailed location of explosion would be.

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 04:45

he even said the day of 911, Norad was conducting a drill with the same exact scenario as what happened... now they were conducting a drill for a bomb threat the same day it actually happens.. what were the odds?


If this was a drill in parallel.. all those assets in place to prevent this from happening.. then someone must stand and answer for this if it were an innocuous and truly a "caught off guard" event.

But I don't want to speculate at this point.

added later. the report about the guy who saw the bomb crews, saw spotters on the roofs and noted that he has never seen such a presence before in the marathons he entered. so there had to have been at a minimum a credible threat and seems like they didn't do the proper thing to check the area. i mean moments after the explosions, my wife read an article whereby they found a device at the JFK library.. moments. how did they know to look at THAT exact location or the library period? unless they knew something...

common sense dictates that security should have been beefed up and the area closed off to allow only people who were checked and cleared by personnel. bah,, I could go on forever with "what if's".

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 05:06

I think it's more interesting what big media is saying

http://youtu.be/1Q0MmOWDogY


See, Janet Nap, even named right wingers, gun owners and anyone who doesn't fall into the realm of pro government are to be blamed Free PDF file
http://www.fas.org/i...t/rightwing.pdf


just found this... NY post http://www.nypost.co...cwASg0RQfVsH1yI

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 05:08

My first thought upon seeing this was "Oh no here we go with the conspiracy nuts making stuff up again"

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Unfortunately some people have incredibly empty lives and need to make up all these conspiracy theories to give their life meaning.


For once I actually agree with you :p

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 18:29

Excuse my ignorance, but if it was in fact a Saudi, ( i realize there's different races) does anyone think it would open a door for the US to invade Saudi? If they see this event as an act of War?

I'm just asking, in all seriousness.

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 18:32

he even said the day of 911, Norad was conducting a drill with the same exact scenario as what happened... now they were conducting a drill for a bomb threat the same day it actually happens.. what were the odds?


Quite high considering these drills happen all the fricking time

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 18:43

Excuse my ignorance, but if it was in fact a Saudi, ( i realize there's different races) does anyone think it would open a door for the US to invade Saudi? If they see this event as an act of War?

I'm just asking, in all seriousness.


None what so ever. Saudi Arabia and the USA are fairly good friends.