Skip to main content

What are the roots that clutch, what branches grow
Out of this stony rubbish? Son of man,
You cannot say, or guess, for you know only
A heap of broken images, where the sun beats,
And the dead tree gives no shelter, the cricket no relief,
And the dry stone no sound of water. Only
There is shadow under this red rock,
(Come in under the shadow of this red rock),
And I will show you something different from either
Your shadow at morning striding behind you
Or your shadow at evening rising to meet you;
I will show you fear in a handful of dust.

~ The Waste Land (T.S. Eliot)

Oh, the sickness of it all.  

Within hours of the release by the FBI of photos of suspects in the terrible Boston Marathon bombing, this from Free Republic.

(Note: There a bunch of alleged photos there from what they claim is the Facebook page of the Saudi American who was originally under suspicion. I have no intention of reposting those or linking to them.)

The other series of photos posted here on FR are much more convincing - but they were definitely of Middle Eastern types. So it would seem that the FBI wants to focus on guys - at least one of which looks just like any other American. And these guys don’t look particularly suspecious like the ones in the other photos. obama just doesn’t want any Muslims to be the perps...
What does "any other American" look like?
One does but look at the hands of one. Probably Near Eastern types.
Those cats look very ... Er ... ethnic to me.
Conspiracy theories continue, you mean. You should read some of the Glenn Beck threads.
(Pot calling out kettle; and no, thank you.)
The caps and their dress in general looks like generic foreign student-maybe from the near east or parts of eastern Europe.
(Or, you know, Kansas?)
None of it passes the smell test. First off the quality sucks. We’ve seen numerous other pics that are far better. It seems the faces are intentionally blurry in order to not be able to identify nationality.
(My emphasis.)
I thought the one looked like an ancient coin: I’m going with Greek-ish/Cypriot, but they do NOT look like Bible-thumping, Constitution-backing Americans to me.
(Michele Bachmann, where art thou?)
Suspect #1 looks like he may be Middle Eastern. Chance suspect #2 could be Middle Eastern or of some foreign ethnicity.
(France?)

(Apparently, those on Free Republic have magical ethnicity divining skills unavailable to the rest of us.)

The first thing I thought when I saw the FBI photos on Drudge was that, although the FBI claims they waited until they had some really clear photos of the perps, these are far blurrier than most of the photos we’ve seen posted elsewhere. And they are at a high angle that makes it hard to tell what they really look like.
The other photos make them look both Arabic and suspicious. These photos are practically useless to ID them.
(Yes, because making them look "both Arabic and suspicious" would certainly make it more easy to "ID them.")
Another Freeper thought they were Albanian, and I agree.
That is exactly what I thought. I remarked on another thread that they dressed like UK Pakis.
If you look at the photos just released by the gov’t of the two suspects, please note in the profile pic of the one guy, he’s got a very mideastern semitic nose. No Mexican has a nose like that. Both suspects are dark haired, both are taller (most hispanic men aren’t that tall). Both look semitic. These are Arabs, my FRiends, IMO obviously so. I heard a couple of commentators on Fox saying Mexican as an example of who these guys might be, and I thought, no way, Jose (pardon the pun). Put your specs on Fox. No one wants to say these guys are Arab as it isn’t PC to do so. PC will be the death of us one day soon.
(Well, so much for you, Louie Gohmert.)
I agree, strong possibility. Patriots Day would seem to be a juicy target for the OWS rabble. And they have a 100 year history of political bombings. The other thing is you have to be pretty knowledgeable to even know about a local holiday like that.

How well known is Patriots Day in Yemen? It wouldn’t seem to be at the top of their target list.

?
Obama’s FBI and gov took these steps :
1. let Muslim Saudi go, deport him
2. scour the millions of photos to spot 2 whiter looking guys so the media can say they are Republican tea partiers
then again these guys could be also involved, probably are Bosnian Muslims, chechen Muslims , Albanian Muslims or Morocan Muslims.
Fair-complexioned Syrian?
Could we possibly just focus on finding who did this?  And on supporting the victims?
EMAIL TO A FRIEND X
Your Email has been sent.
You must add at least one tag to this diary before publishing it.

Add keywords that describe this diary. Separate multiple keywords with commas.
Tagging tips - Search For Tags - Browse For Tags

?

More Tagging tips:

A tag is a way to search for this diary. If someone is searching for "Barack Obama," is this a diary they'd be trying to find?

Use a person's full name, without any title. Senator Obama may become President Obama, and Michelle Obama might run for office.

If your diary covers an election or elected official, use election tags, which are generally the state abbreviation followed by the office. CA-01 is the first district House seat. CA-Sen covers both senate races. NY-GOV covers the New York governor's race.

Tags do not compound: that is, "education reform" is a completely different tag from "education". A tag like "reform" alone is probably not meaningful.

Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights, Community, Congress, Culture, Economy, Education, Elections, Energy, Environment, Health Care, International, Labor, Law, Media, Meta, National Security, Science, Transportation, or White House. If your diary is specific to a state, consider adding the state (California, Texas, etc). Keep in mind, though, that there are many wonderful and important diaries that don't fit in any of these tags. Don't worry if yours doesn't.

You can add a private note to this diary when hotlisting it:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from your hotlist?
Are you sure you want to remove your recommendation? You can only recommend a diary once, so you will not be able to re-recommend it afterwards.
Rescue this diary, and add a note:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from Rescue?
Choose where to republish this diary. The diary will be added to the queue for that group. Publish it from the queue to make it appear.

You must be a member of a group to use this feature.

Add a quick update to your diary without changing the diary itself:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary?
(The diary will be removed from the site and returned to your drafts for further editing.)
(The diary will be removed.)
Are you sure you want to save these changes to the published diary?

Comment Preferences

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site