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Make him run the Marathon (5, Funny)

jfdavis668 (1414919) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500079)

Over and over again.

Re:Make him run the Marathon (0)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500231)

Give all the other runners pitchforks and torches.

Re:Make him run the Marathon (2, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500259)

Drop him off in Baghdad, where 27 people were blown up yesterday.

Re:Make him run the Marathon (4, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500271)

Or, maybe, apply the same rules that we've deemed fair for you and me, and not stoop to the level of being torture terrorists ourselves.

Re:Make him run the Marathon (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500417)


Re:Make him run the Marathon (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500273)

Typical slashdotter.. thinks exercise is punishment.

Lift that cheeto! LIIIFT! Lock it in!

just checking in (2, Insightful)

SuperBanana (662181) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500375)

Oh, I guess I didn't get the Slashdot memo...so torture and no due process is now okay?

Just checking: are drone strikes, domestic spying, overzealous prosecution, and all the other things we usually rant about, still bad?

Re: Make him run the Marathon (5, Informative)

Doubting Sapien (2448658) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500445)

Guess who's presecuting? I'm watching the live stream from ABCnews and who should I see muscle her way in front of the mic but Carmen Ortiz. Yep, the one of Aaron Swartz fame. God! It would be such a travesty if she should escape responsibility for bullying Aaron by riding the political prestige to be had from punishing this nut job bomber.

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Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500085)

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Re:http://www.linuxadvocates.com/p/support.html (1)

jfdavis668 (1414919) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500107)

Where is a moderator when you need one.

Re:http://www.linuxadvocates.com/p/support.html (-1)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500341)

Timothy is Jewish, so there is no doubt he'd spew Anti-Muslim propaganda.

Hey, American Military - want to earn some money? Forward...MARCH! For Zion! We always hated Jordan anyway. The New Jerusalem [wikipedia.org] is close at hand, Goyim, so die for our cause. Please?

It's the only way we could exploit the Catholics, and, man, are the Catholics powerful. It's in Revelation. It's the will of Christ. Die for us, Goyim. Could you do that, please? Pretty-please?

String 'em up. (-1)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500089)

See subject.

What rhymes with Tsarnaev? (1)

Cyfun (667564) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500097)

Can't Corner the Tsarnaev just doesn't have the same ring to it.

Re:What rhymes with Tsarnaev? (0)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500157)

I bet "The Brothers Tsarnaev" will be a popular title for blogs and newspaper columns in the next few days or so.

Woot! (5, Interesting)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500101)

Awesome! So glad that someone posted the live Boston police scanner stream. The scanner was VERY much ahead of any live news.

Re:Woot! (2)

swalve (1980968) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500301)

@opieradio was live tweeting it, and was a good half hour ahead of the news. Even the instant kinds of things (like the cheers) were minutes behind on the "live" news. Makes me wonder just how live they really were...

Not the best escape vehicle (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500103)

A parked boat is probably not the best way to escape Boston and evade the police

Re:Not the best escape vehicle (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500335)

Have you seen Boston traffic? It would hardly make a difference.

Re:Not the best escape vehicle (0)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500343)

Maybe he heard about all the rain and flooding in the Midwest and was waiting for the storm to make its way eastward.

Good (-1, Troll)

benjfowler (239527) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500113)

Chalk one up for the good guys. I hope this monster fries.

I feel very sorry for his poor family, who didn't ask for this though, although his old man sounds like a typical paranoid Muslim conspiracy nut.

Re:Good (0, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500139)

The good guys? Surely you aren't talking about the feds????

Jeez all you gotta do is let a few bombs go off a decade and the gullible masses just up and forget ALL of your past heinous treachery in an instant! How convenient it must be for them that the country they rule is full of dumb as pigshit plebs.

Re:Good (2)

swalve (1980968) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500331)

The more successes they have with good, honest police work, the less likely the past awfulness will be repeated. Bad behavior is more often born of frustration than success.

Re:Good (-1)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500385)

Uh... no. The amount of bad behavior will very likely stay about the same.

Re:Good (3, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500145)

Nothing "paranoid Mulsim conspiracy nut" about the father's response he is still in the denial phase that a parent would be when they learn their child has done something really, really bad.

Re:Good (5, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500197)

Correct me if I'm wrong, but based on the actual information we have (as given by the news media to date), this "monster" may be involved to the degree of anywhere between "mastermind of terrorist bombing operation, detonated the bombs, shot various innocent people in the process" to "forced by actual terrorist brother to hang around him for the time period in question".

I'd like a little more detail (that is, any) as to specific charges and evidence before making such a characterization.

Re:Good (2)

swalve (1980968) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500315)

There was a stupid picture going around facebook today that was kind of right. Only in Boston will they shut down the entire goddamned city to search for someone like this. Don't fuck with Bawfston.

Oh good. (-1, Flamebait)

Pollux (102520) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500119)

Is it safe to go out now?

I mean, before this case is even brought before a courtroom, police have already done the finger pointing, and the court of public opinion has already found him guilty. And how could either of them be wrong?

Re:Oh good. (4, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500155)

Yeah - cause shooting at cops always proves how innocent you are.

Re:Oh good. (3, Insightful)

hsmith (818216) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500201)

Exactly. Shooting a cop, running, throwing bombs out windows, more shootouts, are all things that innocent people do.

Clearly, calling up the BPD and saying "hey we are the guys in the pictures and we didn't do it! lets talk!" would be crazy

Re:Oh good. (1)

arth1 (260657) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500233)

Yeah - cause shooting at cops always proves how innocent you are.

Who shot first?

Re: Oh good. (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500291)

Han Solo of course.

Re:Oh good. (5, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500281)

Perhaps not innocent, that doesn't mean he is the right guy.

Proper trials are not only there to make sure that innocent people doesn't get punished. If a rapist gets convicted of murder that means that the murderer goes free.
"Beyond reasonable doubt" isn't only there to protect innocents, it also makes sure that cases doesn't get closed until we know that we've got the right guy.

Re:Oh good. (2)

DRJlaw (946416) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500175)

Is it safe to go out now?

I mean, before this case is even brought before a courtroom...

You're free to hide out until the verdict, and beyond. I'll trust the identification provided by the guy who was carjacked, while you explain why he would lie about the alleged confession/boast.

Re:Oh good. (2, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500179)


Re:Oh good. (3, Insightful)

khallow (566160) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500191)

Is it safe to go out now?

Of course not. 4chan might decide you're dark skinned and subject you to their full sanction - circling someone who kinda looks like you on a picture. I believe that's called "vigilantism" and we are sorely afraid of it.

Re:Oh good. (1)

p0p0 (1841106) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500333)

Unfortunately for your argument this darkskin person they sanctioned in fact had several bombs in their vehicle which they threw at police vehicles.

It also encouraged no actual vigilantism and the suspects were apprehended by police.

Re:Oh good. (1)

Impy the Impiuos Imp (442658) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500383)

The question of safe to go out is moot. It's Friday night and these are nerds.

Also, these are the people hanging out on 4chan. So it's double-moot.

Wai, how convenient. This is 4chan. It's triple-moot.

Covered in blood, but alive (2)

SternisheFan (2529412) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500137)

I read police were tracking the hijacked car through it's built-in gps, they threw flash-bang grenades into the previously searched boathouse (a woman noticed later the door was open), and the suspect surrendered, covered in blood.

Bravo to catching him alive (5, Insightful)

hsmith (818216) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500147)

The "lockdown" of Boston is a bit disturbing. But, rest assured the LAPD would have burned the boat to the ground. Boston PD seems to be a bit more professional and restrained.

Re:Bravo to catching him alive (5, Funny)

thestudio_bob (894258) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500237)

...But, rest assured the LAPD would have burned the boat to the ground.

After shooting up the neighborhood, killing some random families dog, busting in on the wrong house and bitch slapping a mother while her child watches, accidentally setting fire to the house and reniggin on the reward.

Re:Bravo to catching him alive (0)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500263)

It wasn't so much disturbing as surprising since most people actually remained pretty calm about it and actually listened. Wasn't most of the 'lockdown' optional for people to stay indoors? It would have been disturbing if it was a shoot-on-sight-if-grandma-steps-outside lockdown.

Fuck Islam (-1, Flamebait)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500149)

Fuck Islam and everything that comes with it: bombings world-wide, subjugation of women in Muslim countries, and persecution of anyone who dares to speak against the religion of peace.

Um... "suspect" (5, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500153)

Let's remember, folks, that until we see actual evidence and he's tried, that he's a *suspect.* I'm all for the consequences if he is proven to be the perpetrator, but let's not all jump on the finger-pointing-based-conviction bandwagon.

Re:Um... "suspect" (-1)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500189)

Wonder if a gun is going to accidentally going to go off while pointed at him a few times. Would serve him right

Re:Um... "suspect" (2)

screwdriver (691980) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500213)

I'm guessing they want him alive so he can be tortu^H^H^H^H^HInterrogated.

Re:Um... "suspect" (0)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500261)

They want him alive because they are not psychopaths who enjoy death.

Re:Um... "suspect" (-1)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500349)

I'm not a psychopath, but I'd enjoy him getting blown up.

Re:Um... "suspect" (2)

slas6654 (996022) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500203)

Nothing incriminating about firing an automatic weapon from the lower hull of a boat...

Re:Um... "suspect" (1)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500269)

How do you know he fired the shots, rather than law enforcement? CNN had no more than "hearing gunfire".

Not to suggest that law enforcement necessarily would have done so inappropriately, as I can envision many legitimate reasons why they might, but I don't think we actually know the suspect fired anything for certain.

Re:Um... "suspect" (1)

gman003 (1693318) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500321)

It could easily have been something else. Say he was just a drug smuggler - he'd definitely resist arrest, fight the police, but not be the guy behind the marathon bombings.

Re:Um... "suspect" (1)

PolygamousRanchKid (1290638) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500329)

Nothing incriminating about firing an automatic weapon from the lower hull of a boat...

Obviously, you've never been pleasure fishing in Chechnya . . .

Leave your fly fishing rods at home. Pack your Kalashnikov.

Re:Um... "suspect" (5, Insightful)

Therefore I am (1284262) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500227)

Guilty or not, there is plenty of "threat" in all this for Congress to double the budget of the Department of Homeland Security...

Re:Um... "suspect" (3, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500229)

How about this?

Re:Um... "suspect" (5, Insightful)

Jah-Wren Ryel (80510) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500299)

Let's remember, folks, that until we see actual evidence and he's tried, that he's a *suspect.*

There will be all kinds of people claiming that the cops should have shot him, that he doesn't deserve any rights - what about the victim's rights, etc.

The thing is, a trial by jury isn't really about the rights of the accused - it is about OUR right to live in a society under the rule of law rather than the rule of man. Killing this guy or even railroading him with an unfair trial won't bring back any of the dead or heal any of the wounded. But it will undermine our status as a free and just society.

Re:Um... "suspect" (1)

swalve (1980968) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500357)

Isn't it pretty obvious when him and his brother just happen to have pressure cooker bombs to throw at the cops, right after they are identified as suspects in the bombings? They are either the guys, or the unluckiest home cooking aficionados ever.

Small tidbit (5, Interesting)

sshir (623215) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500163)

CBS reported that few years back Russians warned FBI about older brother being radicalized. So FBI asked him, he said "nope", they said "ok" and let him go. And they totally forgot about it - he wasn't on the list of suspects...

That's "cooperation" alright...

Re:Small tidbit (0)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500185)

What were they supposed to do? They probably interviewed all the friends we've already heard on tv say that he was such a nice guy and they don't understand why he'd do anything like this.

Re:Small tidbit (2)

WinstonWolfIT (1550079) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500363)

It's a tough job. There are probably 10,000 pissed off nutjobs mouthing off in pub or mosque for each one that considers doing something, and one in 10,000 of them actually do. No matter how low your false positive rate, you're going to still have 99% chaff in your interview room. It's interesting that in a post-1984 world, that it's become virtually impossible to get away with a high-profile act such as a public bombing. It's also interesting how Boston seems to have a standing army

Re:Small tidbit (0)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500215)

The FBI can't win, can they? I'm sorry you dislike the fact that they don't shoot on sight and disliked that they jump on conclusions yesterday...

Re:Small tidbit (0)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500427)

So how the fuck is it that I get daily radiation non-lethal doses to the fucking head after working in the middle east risking my life for this fucking country? Oh yeah am not a mason thats it.

Caught because someone noticed ... (4, Insightful)

perpenso (1613749) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500165)

Caught because someone noticed something strange in the backyard and called it in.

Like many other problems, ordinary folks pitching in to help in an appropriate way can sure help to fix things.

Re:Caught because someone noticed ... (4, Informative)

Philotomy (1635267) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500345)

Yeah. Also interesting that the boat where the suspect was hiding was outside the perimeter of the search zone where the authorities had been conducting their house-to-house searches all day, and that the tip came in within *minutes* of the "shelter in place, all you vulnerable citizens, while we protect you" order being lifted. The homeowner went outside to get some air and check his property. So thank a private business for the initial video of the suspects, and thank an "ordinary" citizen for the observation that led to the second suspect's capture.

TV using Google Street View of boat ... (1)

perpenso (1613749) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500177)

An image on the TV news of the boat in the backyard looks like a Google Street View image.

He's called "Joker"? (0)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500193)

Doesn't seem like a very funny guy.

Where's Obama? (-1)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500209)

Is he still sulking that he didn't get to take away more freedom from us or is he upset to know that this is going to leave a serious black mark on immigration reform?

Leak/Script Corroberated (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500221)

Post from: Anonymous Coward
User ID: 36001255
New Zealand
04/16/2013 10:12 PM

"I work on a security commission and I’ve just received word to start on a campaign we’ve been working on for the last two months and now it all makes sense.

I’ll keep it as short can I can

They’re going to pin this event on a male late teens to early 20s and say he did it because he’s unstable.

They are going to find firearms and a NRA book in his home. They are going to to say he used reloading powder for the explosion and that reloading powder shouldn’t be for sale to the public. They are then going to say that because the powder in ammunition can be used for explosions that the number of rounds you can buy should be limited and taxed to help pay for these events.

I can’t do anything or I’ll lose my job and possibly face criminals charges. Please don’t let them get away with it. They won’t find the suspect till later this week and the raid is issued to occur on Friday. This was a staged event. The people hurt are real but the event was planned. Don’t let them hurt our rights."

From here: http://www.godlikeproductions.com/forum1/message2206469/pg1 [godlikeproductions.com]

Other stuff: here [secretsofthefed.com]
here [enfordummies.com]
and here [blogspot.ie]

Re:Leak/Script Corroberated (1)

mark-t (151149) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500389)

Okay.... my first reaction was that's kind of spooky.

But then, every so often, it seems like Nostradamus sort of gets something right too.

Hmm (0)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500223)

9000 police officers. Wow. Where were they when +10.000 were shot to death in 2012? That's about 28 a day.


Re:Hmm (4, Insightful)

swalve (1980968) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500401)

And it still took them 4 days to find two guys. Imagine trying to solve the murder of an 18 year old gangbanger whose killer is identified as a dark skinned male from 15-25, 5'10" medium build? And nobody in the neighborhood ain't seen shit. Police work is hard.

What a relief (0)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500235)

I don't know about anyone else, but I've seen my share of bloodshed this week. I'd rather that he get caught alive than see another life down the hole. It's amazing how fragile life can be.

Re:What a relief (1)

Hartree (191324) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500337)

That's pretty much where I'm at. Everyone alive at the end of the day.

And, it's not just that.

There are still a lot of things to find out. Who knows. He may decide to talk.

Even if he isn't cooperating or is lying, that will be easier than if he's dead as you can check and correlate the things he says.

Carmen F***ing Oriz to do the press conference (2, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500239)

I guess the DOJ is trying to put lipstick on a pig.

Glad to hear it. (1)

Millennium (2451) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500265)

I'm glad they got one of them alive. Not that I'd have shed any tears if they'd both died -living is better than what they deserve- but when one of these folks can be taken alive, it opens up opportunities for study that could prove valuable. Definitely preferable, when it can be helped.

Re:Glad to hear it. (5, Interesting)

SternisheFan (2529412) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500325)

He'd called his uncle after the bombings and asked for his forgiveness. It's said he idolized his older brother, who family members called the bad one. Yes, now we will be able to know all of the true motives they had for commiting this carnage. We won't like or agree with the answers he gives, but they will be answers, better than guessing at the 'why' of this horrid act.

Oblig Who Gives A Fuck (0)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500289)

Who cares that this is a US focused website. Why don't we have front page news when people die when a tornado goes on a rampage. Etc. Why do people rubberneck when planes crash or bullets fly or bombs explode and white people are harmed, yet about a hundred people kicked the bucket today in boring old car wrecks. Etc.

Florida? (-1)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500311)

I haven't been following the news. Did this happen in Marathon Florida? Good fishin' there.

Rights. And stuff. (4, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500313)

Maybe I am not current and entirely out of line, but with all the locking-down and searching-of-houses happening: what happened to the constitutional rights re: search and seizure? Suspending them for an entire town and effectively rendering it into a war zone with suspended rights to apprehend one guy how killed two people seems a little... ah... third world?

Let him loose in Fenway park (-1, Flamebait)

alen (225700) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500323)

Let the Red Sox fans have their way with him

After he gets convicted, of course

Re:Let him loose in Fenway park (0)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500359)

Mob justice.....great idea. Please go back to whatever third world country you came from.

Do we have to start liking Carmen Ortiz now? (0)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500369)

since she'll be putting together the federal case against this guy...

This story... (0)

msauve (701917) | 1 year,3 days | (#43500373)

is provided just in case you don't have a TV or radio, and your ISP blocks access to all news organizations. Remember, you heard it on /. first!

Re:This story... (0)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500413)

Bizarrely enough, I did see it here first; I was looking to see if there was any update since the suspect was reported to be "pinned down" and Slashdot had it before the BBC or the New York Times.

Thats it (0)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500377)

I'm going to another site. As a european Im used to american-centric viewpoints etc. And ofcourse I could understand the 9/11 post. But there were 3 people killed in one measly attack. I live in a very small country but there are more people killed in traffic each day then by the Boston attack. Every week there are much bigger terrorist attacks going on in the world. Could you please stick to nerdy stuff?

All you need to know (0)

Anonymous Coward | 1 year,3 days | (#43500429)

All you need to know about Chechen terrorism here [slashdot.org]

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