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Teen: I Am Not the Boston Marathon Bomber

The teenage boy authorities once investigated as possibly being connected to the Boston Marathon bombing told ABC News today he was shocked to see his face pop up on television and all over social media.

Salah Barhoun, 17, said he went to the police yesterday to clear his name after he found himself tagged in pictures online. He had just gone to watch the race, he said, but soon after the explosions, he was singled out by internet sleuths as looking suspicious.

Federal authorities passed around images of Barhoun, attempting to learn more information about him, sources told ABC News.


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I still think the fact that white hat guy is missing backpack

Should be investigated.

Glad for him

He's been let off the hook.

"Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice." -- Thomas Paine

Din't you get the memo?

We were told not to look at any pictures that are not provided to us by the FBI, take this picture down by order of the FBI

Matthew Edward Hayward

That comment was one of the

That comment was one of the most organizationally-incriminating comments ever by an FBI spokesman.

Is it not nice of me to not

Is it not nice of me to not do what I am told?

why, i think its down right

why, i think its down right civil of you actually


But in the hyperspectral version of the photo

The "kid" has eerie yellow dual laser-beam eyes while everyone else has ordinary single red laser-beam eyes. Clearly something is going on.


Take back the GOP and Restore America Now.

Now that was funny.

Good One

What is the name of the guy

What is the name of the guy in the white hat he was talking to? Was that the guy who got his pants blown off. Was that the Saudi guy they are whisking out of the country?



The Saudi National in the

The Saudi National in the white cap near the light post where the 1st bomb went off in this image, third in a series of images down circled in red near fence and light post, Is that the 1st bomber? Remember, these images were taken at different times.

I'm thinking an investigation

would involve screening through the people in the photos as quickly as possible. It's not good to put out a call for him with too much assumption of suspicion, but trying to account for as many faces as possible seems like what crowd-sourcing would be good at.

False retaliations are a scary possibility, no doubt, but that's why you word a call for information carefully.

And I'm talking about internet sleuths sifting through photos just as much as I am the FBI.

Defend Liberty!

Have they released any

Have they released any footage leading up to the bombings, from the perpective above the crowd?

Which guy is this? The

Which guy is this? The article doesn't have his picture.

Better link:

The guy...

The guy in the blue sports jacket and sneakers.

Alex Jones is getting over 100,000 hits a minute

And over a million a day since the bombing....from all over the world.

you believe that?

you believe that?

If you disagree with me on anything you are not a real libertarian...

Hits and visitors are not the

Hits and visitors are not the same. Hits include any files downloaded from the webserver. It's possible to design pages that receive hundreds, thousands or really any number of hits with just a single page view. "Hits" is a relic metric and does not carry the actual meaning as what is often implied. 100,000 "hits" per minute might actually mean 5,000 visitors per minute each downloading an average of 20 files (which is very possible considering the number of images, javascripts, css and other files downloaded with many webpages).


Is there evidence

that it is not true?



If you disagree with me on anything you are not a real libertarian...





If you disagree with me on anything you are not a real libertarian...


what I thought.



If you disagree with me on anything you are not a real libertarian...

Yet Another Swing and Miss by AJ

Super Sleuth Alex Jones batting .0000001

How is this connected to AJ?

I don't see the connection. Refresh my memory?

If you don't know your rights, you don't have any.


was one of the first to publish the photos

Info wars...

WAS WRONG. FBI might be wrong too, but we know for sure now that Infowars was WRONG. Hopefully people will start to question the garbage from this "news" site. Infowars is as bad, if not worse, than the MSM.

wrong? How do you know anything?

Who told you? the FBI? the News? Obama maybe? How do you know who was wrong and who wasnt...from a post on reddit, facebook or twitter? Because I guy stands up and says I'm innocent then we should drop an investigation?

Maybe they are innocent...and maybe they are not. But why not have a real investigation first before it is decided. The guy in the white hat had the right kind of back pack, was standing at the very square foot where the bomb went off and was seen later without his backpack. I think that deserves a few questions, don't you?

Still waiting

for the evidence.