Tea Party accused of SUV bomb


Tea Party Movement possibly involved in Times Square SUV bomb

Published on 05-02-2010 03:03 AM Number of Views: 266 13 Comments EI is updating from Times Square--

UPDATE MAY 03 Suspect currently being questioned by law enforcement.
Anonymous sources have reported that a suspect is currently being questioned in the Bridgeport / New Haven CT area. The suspect is a middle age white male, has a history of strong political views, and considers himself a Tea Party activist. An arrest is expected within days. In a strange twist, the suspect worked in the past as an informant with law enforcement agencies.

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The Nissan Pathfinder that prompted police to close off parts of New York's Times Square contained bomb-making materials, the city's mayor said.

The car was parked on 45th Street, and the block was closed between Seventh and Eighth avenues as a precaution, police said. Times Square lies about four traffic-choked miles north of where terrorists bombed the World Trade Center in 1993, then laid waste to it on Sept. 11, 2001.

"There were gas cans and bomb making materials in the car," Mayor Michael Bloomberg told reporters early Sunday morning.

Bloomberg said authorities found propane cylinders, fireworks and timing devices in the car.

Anonymous sources at the scene have reported that the terrorist attack is likely related to theSarah Palin Tea Party movement. "Much like the 911 attackers, Sarah Palin's Tea Party movement also has shown a strong dislike of the United States government." one source reported.

The shutdown began late Saturday when a foot patrol officer saw smoke coming from a box inside the car with Connecticut plates on 45th Street between 7th and 8th avenues.

The FBI was on the scene as part of the Joint Terrorism Task Force, with a spokesman telling CNN the agency was taking the situation "very seriously" and that the situation was still being sorted out.

The Department of Homeland Security said it was monitoring the developments. President Obama, who was updated on the situation late Saturday night, said the federal government was prepared to provide support and that the terrorists responsible will be brought to justice.

Hotels and restaurants were on lockdown and several blocks around Times Square, an iconic landmark popular with tourists, closed to pedestrian and car traffic.

The Marriott Marquis hotel wasn't allowing anyone to enter or leave the hotel Saturday night, and at least one nearby restaurant, TGI Friday's, closed to customers and evacuated staff.

UPDATE: May 03

Authorities in New York confirmed on Sunday that al-Qaeda was not behind an attempted car bombing of Times Square and that police had several strong leads, including camera footage of a suspicious man leaving the scene.

"There is no evidence that this is tied in with al-Qaeda or any other big terrorist organisation," Bloomberg said.

Police had a mass of clues, starting with footage from 82 security cameras in Times Square and the car and bomb, which were hauled to police laboratories in New York.
One sequence of film showed a man that was acting in a "furtive" manner and changing his clothes as he walked away from the area.

He was "a white male in his 40s" and "seen shedding a dark coloured shirt revealing a red one underneath," Kelly said.
In addition to that footage, Kelly said a tourist passerby had contacted police to say he too "may have got a picture of the individual" caught in the frame while he was filming a nearby mounted policeman.

The bomb was a multi-layered device consisting of two alarm clocks as timers, a pot of fireworks as detonator, two canisters of gasoline, three propane gas tanks and a large box containing what was believed to be fertilizer.

Police said they had identified the registered owner of the 1993 Pathfinder, but weren’t releasing his name.


Anonymous sources have reported that a suspect is currently being questioned in Bridgeport or New Haven CT. The suspect is a middle age white male, has a history of strong political views, and considers himself a Tea Party activist. An arrest is expected within days. In a strange twist, the suspect worked in the past as an informant with law enforcement agencies.

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  • ducdodger 2010/05/05 14:20:04
    That is exactly what Obama and the rest of the liberals want just so they can shut down any opposition to their agenda.
  • Jimbo 2010/05/05 00:29:59
    What a difference a day makes. The guy shedding his shirt was doing so because he was hot and the real suspect is a registered Democrat of Middle Eastern desent. The state run media was having orgasms over the guy seen taking off his shirt because he was a white male. Talk about profiling.
  • ▲яэṕĿİḳ... Jimbo 2010/05/05 01:02:34
    I know...but the DumbMasses will fail to make the connection, well unless it was
    a republican, then the idiots would be all over this...I wonder if there were any LIEberals
    that blogged about this and now retracting ?

    I doubt it.
  • CHUCK 2010/05/04 21:32:22
    Gee look at this man's Nationality and Religion, and where he was headed back to!!!

    gee mans nationality religion headed
  • ELSD 2010/05/04 20:25:11 (edited)
    It would figure! Gotta have someone to blame, instead of the real culprit!
  • Oltom 2010/05/04 20:23:34
    This is what we get when progressives run the lame street media and the government!
  • nettie 2010/05/04 18:23:31
    I heard this on NPR this morning... THE REPORTS ACTUALLY SOUNDED DISAPPOINTED it wasn't a right wing extreemist. ??????? That struck me as STRANGE INDEED.

    But be careful folks... this could be another bait and switch...ruse.. smoke and mirrors to instill greater levels of fear resulting in our willingness to give up more liberties all in the name of safety and security.
  • KELLI2L 2010/05/04 18:18:40 (edited)
    Yet why do they never make a big deal or admonish the illegals and their advocates for distruction during their ralies against a state wanting them to prove their illegality ? They break storefront windows, assault police, damage vehicles...etc., but the liberal media keep the truth from us - NOT FAIR
  • JOE 2010/05/04 18:07:04
    Tea Party Activist???????
    This guy is a Muslim Terrorist that would do anything or say to get his way.
    The bastard lied when he swore his oath of allegiance to th USA whe he was granted his citizenship.
    Note how fast the liberal media got the Tea Party Movement involved.
    They do these things to protect their creation, Pres. Barack Obama and his gang of Socialists.
  • undiebee 2010/05/04 17:52:48
    Yep They are quick to blame Tea Party people But keep Illegals! hats up with that!! At least they are US citizens
  • Scorpiano 2010/05/04 17:49:24

    I wonder if those whom laid blame on the Teaparty movement like it baked of fried ?
  • ▲яэṕĿİḳ... Scorpiano 2010/05/04 18:08:46
    LOL, that's what I was saying...they can all eat crow as far as I am concerned, ppreferably roadkill crow serviced with some tire tread.
  • Scorpiano ▲яэṕĿİḳ... 2010/05/04 18:22:18
    And lets not forget the maggot topping, LOL.
  • ronbo51 2010/05/04 16:22:39
    MSNBC and CNN are supporting this too?
    if so. its blatant BS and obvious leftist news media supported bias being presented as news!!!! skewed to only one direction!!

    time to call them all out on this one!! bs obvious leftist news media supported bias news skewed direction
  • Brightsprite62 2010/05/04 16:03:30
    NEW YORK – A U.S. citizen who had recently returned from a five-month trip to his native Pakistan, where he had a wife, was arrested at a New York airport on charges that he drove a bomb-laden SUV meant to cause a fireball in Times Square, federal authorities said.

    Faisal Shahzad was on board a Dubai-bound flight at Kennedy Airport when FBI agents and New York Police Department detectives took him into custody late Monday, law enforcement officials said. One official said he claimed to have acted alone.

    U.S. authorities "will not rest until we have brought everyone responsible to justice," Attorney Eric Holder said early Tuesday, suggesting additional suspects are being sought.
  • ronbo51 2010/05/04 15:53:22
    B.S. Lies from the lefty suckass libtards who are blind and numb brained and lack any sense of intelligent thought.
    what do we expect???
    just ignore and when November is here. Nail there A$$ to the wall!
    who gets this award of the day?????????

    blind numb brained intelligent expect ignore november nail wall award
  • PoliticallyIncorrect 2010/05/04 14:02:55
    So, I heard this morning they arrested a naturalized Pakistani fleeing back to Pakistan. I'm sure he must have been 6'2" and had blond hair and blue eyes. Wait!! He still might have ties to the Tea Party ... he might drink tea. You don't need to wonder why liberal progressives lie, cheat, steal, misrepresent, and continue down-grading conservatives and Christianity ... it's the only way they can further their agenda with a semi-literate population. They keep getting away with breaking the law, remain unchallenged regarding their veracity, and feel empowered to demand that everyone accept their standards and agenda.
  • ▲яэṕĿİḳ... Politic... 2010/05/04 14:45:39
    sorry, but I am going to have to ►►►AGREE◄◄◄ with you.
  • Bill in Niantic 2010/05/04 13:04:18
    Bill in Niantic
    What a progressive Bullsh~t lie. but that's how the Progressive carry out their Agenda.

    But I agree, Bill Ayers most likely planned it with Rahm.
  • Hmason 2010/05/04 12:53:01
    I think the city and govt. officials are already singing a different tune on this one. Now there are very strong suspicions that this man did infact have terrorist connections, WHAT A SUPRISE! To what extent will the media go to slant a story for political gain though? Tea partier bombing... are you serious! The very people fighting for this country are now being called terrorist. Does this administration really want to keep rattling the cage of it's citizen, i don't think they realize how big the dog is that is sleeping inside. Be ready to get your ass bit Mr. President.
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