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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Reading the bombing suspect’s 1,098 tweets

Boston Bombings

I’ve just been reading through what ABC News, Forbes, Buzzfeed, and Deadspin say is now-apprehended Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Twitter account, @J_tsar. The 1,098 tweets show a lot of braggadocio and a lot of alienation. Here are some highlights:

17 Apr I’m a stress free kind of guy

16 Apr So then I says to him, I says, relax bro my beard is not loaded

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16 Apr Nowadays everybody wanna talk like they got somethin to say but nothin comes out when they move their lips; just a bunch of gibberish

15 Apr There are people that know the truth but stay silent & there are people that speak the truth but we don’t hear them cuz they’re the minority

7 Apr If you have the knowledge and the inspiration all that’s left is to take action

20 Mar Evil triumphs when good men do nothing

14 Mar We try to find ways to kill time but time kills us

10 Mar Never underestimate the rebel with a cause

27 Feb “Studying” is just a combination of the words student and dying

19 Jan but when we consider prophet Muhammad (s.a.a.w) as our role model that’s when we achieve true success & a path to Jannah

18 Jan Don’t seek the satisfaction of other people because 1. Its a waste of your time and 2. It’s just impossible

16 Jan I don’t argue with fools who say islam is terrorism it’s not worth a thing, let an idiot remain an idiot

31 Dec I meet the most amazing people, spent the day with this Jamaican Muslim convert who shared his whole story with me, my religion is the truth

28 Nov Free Palestine

25 Oct teachings of equality started in the 7th century, it took up until the 19th century for slavery to be abolished

22 Oct i won’t run i’ll just gun you all out

10 Aug my bro left these christian missionaries second guessing their own religion

Some may be meaningful in different ways:

12 Dec I had the scariest dream last night man when I woke up I was so relieved that it was only a dream

19 Jan To be honest, I don’t care for those people that wanna commit suicide, your life b, do what you think will make you happy

14 Mar September 10th baby, you know what tomorrow is. Party at my house!

6 Apr I really don’t like it when I have one ear pressed against the pillow and I start to hear my heart beat, who can sleep with all that noise

Marvin Olasky
Marvin Olasky

Marvin is editor in chief of WORLD News Group and the author of more than 20 books, including The Tragedy of American Compassion. Follow Marvin on Twitter @MarvinOlasky.

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