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One Word on the Boston Massacre
Power Line, by John Hinderaker

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 4/15/2013 10:18:36 PM

It is too early to say much about today’s terrorist attack on the Boston Marathon, but one thing struck me when I watched this video, which Steve posted earlier today, as well as other videos and photos of the aftermath of the explosions: The response to the bombs by the crowd at the finish line was, I think, exemplary. Sure, many people fled from the explosions, and reasonably so. But a remarkable number ran, as they say, to the sound of the guns, even though when two bombs go off, one might well expect more. Many of these were professionals. The finish line of a marathon is a fortuitous spot to bomb,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Blue hen1, 4/15/2013 11:03:30 PM     (No. 9277516)

Very brave indeed, considering that a lot of these bombings are set to go off right after the first one to kill and maim first responders, thank you police and fireman also citizen volunteers!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bob913, 4/15/2013 11:04:14 PM     (No. 9277518)

obama is running away from this!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 4/16/2013 12:10:55 AM     (No. 9277573)

This is very good, very true. Those of us who were watching the televised coverage could see this.

It has nothing to do with Obama.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Labrador Heaven, 4/16/2013 12:41:47 AM     (No. 9277589)

Well, if it were believable that "the full weight of justice" is to prevail as Zippy said, then we certainly wouldn´t even have Zippy, would we?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 4/16/2013 12:48:44 AM     (No. 9277594)

Indeed.

FTA: "The finish line of a marathon is a fortuitous spot to bomb, in that doctors, policemen, ambulances and so on are stationed there."

It might also be deliberate. Happens frequently in Israel; one bomb goes off, then another one just as the first responders arrive. But the response of those who rushed to help shows who the American people really are. The same Americans 0bama despises so much.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 4/16/2013 12:55:29 AM     (No. 9277598)

I do get discouraged, especially after the election, when I think of the number of lo-fo´s, deadbeats and leeches in our society begging for their fistful of Obama´s stash.
But it takes a tragedy such as this to remind me that the vast majority in this country are a decent, brave and selfless lot.
Thanks to all the heroes and prayers to all the victims.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Kansas Conservative, 4/16/2013 1:44:24 AM     (No. 9277624)

Obama is threatening that whoever did this will get the full weight of Justice. That means (translated out of liberal speak) is that if the people who did this do get caught, they can expect to spend many decades in a pampered lifestyle in a federal prison. They will be given lots of free hot meals, lots of time to sleep and rest, and lots of court-appointed lawyers. They will go through the sham of a trial, but the outcome will be pre-determined and nothing bad will come of the perpetrators.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: flowerladytoo, 4/16/2013 2:10:36 AM     (No. 9277636)

Maybe it´s just me,but already, the regular media seems to be trying to brush this under the rug. I hope I´m wrong....

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 4/16/2013 2:41:31 AM     (No. 9277649)

#8, it´s not just you. I get the impression that they wouldn´t want Obama´s presidency stained by another Islamist attack.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: TXknitter, 4/16/2013 3:04:19 AM     (No. 9277662)

These citizen volunteers blow me away. No pay, no legal protection should they make a mistake on the wrong person, no glory or medals from politicians because they aren´t union --- nothing at all except pure selfless service to others. In a class by themselves.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 4/16/2013 5:34:26 AM     (No. 9277717)

Not ´fortuitous spot´, please! That word means ´by chance´. You mean favorable spot to bomb.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: nonsense, 4/16/2013 8:07:43 AM     (No. 9277893)

Something mr. o ,and in fact, mrs. o. will never understand since they think America is filled with "haters" rather than "givers". Our leadership shames America.

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