UPDATE: MONDAY APRIL 22 ~ The Saudi student in Boston tackled by marathon spectator. arrested. then released then marked for deportation TURNS OUT TO BE KNOWN TO DHS AND FBI, ON TERRORIST WATCH LIST. YES . Napolitano denied deport rumors, said to Congress it is too absurd to consider. Saudi minister unscheduled visit with Obama same day. Student is being deported after all.
UPDATE: TUESDAY APRIL 16 ~ 5:00 AM EST ~ 2:00 AM PST 3 confirmed dead. At least 144 injured. 8-year-old boy one of dead. Anti-personnel, high human damage intent bombs, 5 devices 2 exploded, 3rd at JFK Library connected. Shrapnel, ball bearings being removed from wounded, war zone injuries, body parts flying through the air; Mostly children lost arms and legs in explosions; 10 people have had amputations. Feds declare no suspect, call it terrorism. NY Post holds firm; CBS News reporting Saudi student on visa (MIT , Brandeis, Yale and Harvard swept with investigators by nightfall) 20 years old, under guard in hospital is suspect. Boston citizen tackled man acting suspiciously immediately after bombs went off, held for cops. Boston looked like Omaha Beach WWII. Boston cops outraged that Obama did not use ‘terrorism’ in speech. Newtown families in marathon viewing stand, no word on their injuries. Second man, ‘Dark skinned foreign national with foreign accent’ seen in restricted area before blasts is now being sought. Specific Boston area apartments being searched. NY begins forced gun registration; Bloomberg in Bermuda; Rubio and Schumer ~ finished. More on UK Daily News
BOSTON BOMBER CAUGHT BY COPS IN UNDER 2 HOURS. this is FROM THE NEW YORK POST…..updated on site
“ BOSTON — Two explosions shattered the euphoria of the Boston Marathon finish line on Monday, sending authorities out on the course to carry off the injured while the stragglers in the 26.2-mile trek from Hopkinton were rerouted away from the smoking site of the blasts. A federal law-enforcement source confirmed to The Post there are at least 12 dead. Massachusetts General Hospital was treating 10 people with amputated limbs and all operating rooms were on hold, sources said.
The Boston Globe reported that there were up to 100 injuries stemming from the explosion.”
And if it interests you, THIS DAY IN HISTORY, APRIL 15th there was a lot going on. Paul Revere’s Ride April 18, 1775 — PATRIOT’S DAY in Boston (every third Tuesday in April this year the 15th) the Shot Heard Round the World ~ Lexington-Concord Battle and start of the American Revolution April 18. Also on April 15ths…Abraham Lincoln died. Pol Pot died. The Titanic sank. Congress made peace with Britain (1783). Timothy McVeigh’s bombing in Oklahoma was April 18.
- Jackie Robinson breaks color barrier, 1947
- American Revolution
- Congress ratifies peace with Great Britain, 1783
- Race car driver goes down with the Titanic, 1912
- Civil War
- President Lincoln dies, 1865
- Cold War
- Castro visits the United States, 1959
- The Sacco-Vanzetti case draws national attention, 1920
- “Unsinkable” Titanic sinks, 1912
- General Interest
- President Lincoln dies, 1865
- Titanic sinks, 1912
- Pol Pot dies, 1998
- Greta Garbo dies, 1990
- English author and politician Jeffrey Archer is born, 1940
- Bessie Smith is born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1894
- Old West
- Molly Brown avoids sinking with the Titanic, 1912
- Lincoln is pronounced dead, 1865
- Jackie Robinson breaks major league color barrier, 1947
- Vietnam War
- Antiwar protests held in New York and San Francisco, 1967
- U.S. 1st Infantry Division withdraws from Vietnam, 1970
- World War I
- British evacuate Passchendaele Ridge, 1918
- World War II
- Soviets capture Tarnopol in Poland,
BOSTON: It is also being reported that Boston Police, following the attacks, were watching surveillance tapes and spotted a man dropping off multiple backpacks prior to marathon. A Boston citizen saw the man after bombing acting suspiciously, tackled him, held for police.The perp is in the hospital, shrapnel or burn wounded, under guard. The NY Post, Drudge Report and The Hawks Perch called it terrorist bombing, and mentioned the culprit’s capture within three hours.
NOTE: The Boston Marathon. Runners aside…There were hundreds of first responders, their vehicles and equipment, high level law enforcement personnel, full press corps print and cameras and microphones, K-9 Divisions, Napolitano was there. Newtown families grandstand guests. Kerry’s home state. North Korea’s birthday party. Lady Margaret Thatcher’s funeral tomorrow. Gold price drops dramatically. Tax Day USA. Jamie Fox celebrates Trayvon. Denis Rodman heading back to North Korea. JayZ claims New World Order in praise of Cuba. Waiting for Hillary-Kerry What Difference Does it Make Now.
THE MIDNIGHT RIDE OF PAUL REVERE by HW Longfellow
Listen my children and you shall hear
Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere,
On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five;
Hardly a man is now alive
Who remembers that famous day and year.