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Obama Calls Boston Bombing an 'Act of Terrorism' (Video)

Obama Calls Boston Bombing an 'Act of Terrorism' (Video)

President Barack Obama has spoken out for the second time since the tragic Boston Marathon Attacks to call the senseless incident an “act of terrorism” during a press conference on Tuesday (April 16) in Washington, D.C.

“This was a heinous and cowardly act, and given what we know about what took place, the F.B.I. is investigating it as an act of terrorism,” Obama said. “Anytime bombs are used to target innocent civilians it is an act of terror.”

“What we don’t yet know, however, is who carried out this attack or why,” the president said, “whether it was planned and executed by a terrorist organization, foreign or domestic, or was the act of a malevolent individual. That’s what we don’t yet know.”


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14 Responses to “Obama Calls Boston Bombing an 'Act of Terrorism' (Video)”

  1. 1
    NOW Says:

    get em.

  2. 2
    Sam Says:

    So sad… and the Sandy Hook survivors were there being honored at the marathon… and having to witness the shooting and then this… Horrible :( I hope they find who did this and make them see justice for their crime.

  3. 3
    mattchew Says:

    A terrorist calling out terrorism. Ohh, the irony.

  4. 4
    uhg Says:

    @mattchew:

    fcuk you. you sound very dumb.

  5. 5
    SO MI SEH! Says:

    @mattchew:
    I have a feeling you belong to a hate group who had something to do with this. Ya fukkkking lowlife bast@d.

  6. 6
    katt Says:

    @mattchew:

    He’s not the terrorist, he’s just a puppet in the hands of the real terrorists.

  7. 7
    Sarah Says:

    An act of terrorism? Are you kidding me?? The US is so ridiculous, always calling any kind of crime an act of terrorism. It was a horrible tragedy, it had nothing to do with terrorism.

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    offtheproperty Says:

    @mattchew: He not terrorist himself. He no get he hands dirty like this. He political puppet to cover for terrorists by saying it could white supremacists or even more, it look like Christians, haters, gun-owners and racial profiling peeps.
    George Zimmerman, too.

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    Keiko Says:

    Lying a*s*shole. He knows. It’s his jihadi friends as usual.

  10. 10
    Keiko Says:

    @Sarah:

    Bet it’s gonna turn out you don’t know what the f*u*c*k you’re talking about. Bet???

  11. 11
    Keiko Says:

    @offtheproperty:

    Exactly. 95% of terrorist attacks worldwide are caused by Islamic jihadis but the left media trots out Timothy McVeigh every single time. Every. single. time.

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    adele Says:

    Least he didn’t go the usual route when a bomb goes off and automatically blames the Middle East.

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    offtheproperty Says:

    @Keiko: Exactly. The subversive media equates our periodic pharma-psychos with a “religion” that teaches them to be suicide bombers and mutilate every daughter unfortunate enough to be born into the cultural concentration camp called Islam. And Obama’s telling all the same evil lies from the White House.
    All for the purpose of destroying our great country and people.

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    satp Says:

    So sad. for more info about terrorism visit :http://www.satp.org/satporgtp/terrorism.asp

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