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  •  following all leads (3+ / 0-)

    If you have a lead, you follow it down, to either confirm or refute the lead. As has happened before, some of those leads pan out and many do not. A number of Muslim/Middle Easterners were questioned and detained after the Oklahoma City bombing, and those turned out to be false leads.

    If there is truly karma, one hopes that the perpetrator is among the injured and maimed, rather than walking around smirking. And that he (or she? but probably he) was dumb enough to post something on his Facebook page before the bombings, or boast about it afterward.

    •  I've of the opinion that the Saudi is probably (1+ / 0-)
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      uninvolved, if the only reason people thought he was acting suspicious was that he was running away from an explosion, which is all that I've seen mentioned as his questionable behavior. If he has burns from the explosion, he was probably quite close to the actual blast location. You'd be a pretty shitty bomber if you set up an explosion and then just stood next to it waiting for it to go off.

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