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Tremblay Questions Marathon Bomb Victim's Injuries

"He was not in shock; he was not in pain," NH Rep says of her reaction to the iconic photo of victim Jeff Bauman.

State Rep. Stella Tremblay, R-Auburn, appearing on a nationally syndicated radio show April 30, is now questioning the injuries sustained by marathon bombing victim Jeff Bauman, who lost his legs in the blast.

"He was not in pain; he was not in shock. If I had had those type of injuries, I'd be screaming in agony," Tremblay told California-based radio host Pete Santilli, describing her "gut feeling" that something about the scenario "was wrong" after viewing the widely publicized photo of Bauman just after the bomb blast.

Tremblay was featured on the program because of her comment that the marathon bombing was a government organized "black ops" plot and an "FBI cover up" according to the program's promo on the Pete Santilli website.

Democratic National Committeewoman Kathy Sullivan of Manchester is calling for Tremblay's censure and resignation, saying that this goes beyond politics.

"To insinuate this poor man, who could've died – and three people did die –  when she says stuff like this, it's like she's minimizing the loss, the horror. This really has nothing to do with politics. It has to do with the fact that we have a state rep out of control," Sullivan said Wednesday.

"Everyone should immediately call the house leadership – anyone of any stature in the Republican Party, and call for her resignation. While she's entitled to express whatever repugnant, stupid, wacky opinion she may have under the First Amendment, the rest of us have the right to express our repugnance at her unfathomable lunacy. I don't know what else you can call it," Sullivan said.

Bauman, who lives in Chelmsford, Mass., and works for the Costco in Nashua, lost both his legs in the April 15 blast.

House Republican Leader Gene Chandler (R-Bartlett) said while he hadn't yet listened to Tremblay's latest comments, he didn't need to.

"It boggles my mind that a state rep of any party would say that, let alone what she said at first time. This is even more personal to people from New Hampshire.  Even if you want to believe something like that, don't say it, when so many people have been maimed and injured, their lives thrown into pieces. Even if you believe this conspiracy bull crap, it defies logic. I don't know how else to denounce it," Chandler said.

As for asking Tremblay to resign, Chandler said she hasn't broken any laws.

"At this moment I don't plan on asking her to resign. I'm not going to say I wish she wouldn't; I wish she would, maybe, but I don't have a standing to ask. She's duly elected and she hasn't broken any laws. Until such time as she does, all the bad taste and ridiculous errors in judgement don't warrant that. I'm not in any way defending what she said. If I could think of stronger words to say against her, I would, but they'd be words you couldn't print," Chandler said.

Tremblay, in an interview with New Hampshire reporters last week, defended her comments. She said, "What am I going to apologize for, asking questions?"

On air, Santilli asked Tremblay how it felt to be demonized over her previous comments.

"If the government had nothing to fear all they had to say is this is not true," Tremblay said. "Have we got any investigative reports on Bengazi? Do we have any investigative reports on Fast and Furious?They are pushing, pushing, pushing to take away our gun rights," Tremblay said about  two hours and 18 minutes into the nearly three hour radio program, uploaded here via YouTube.

"I tried to get on Glenn Beck. He has taught me a lot of things... there are evil forces in the world, and our government may not be in control of their decisions. There is something out there controlling them. It's been a small awakening." 

She went on to say that whistle blowers in New Hampshire have inspired her, and "lovingly sent information her way," and watched her absorb it over time. "I learned really quickly, that even those in the Republican Party are not what they seem," said Tremblay. 

Tremblay then strayed off topic of the show's marathon conspiracy theory theme to talk about her list of issues within the New Hampshire Republican Party, including removing 189 representatives from serving for their stance on the Stand Your Ground bill.

Sullivan said that while Tremblay does not seem to have support from her Republican colleagues, it's time for New Hampshire as a whole to take a stand against her conspiracy theory commentary now, especially in relation to victims and others who were directly affected by the bombing.

"It's bizarre. On one had you hate to give her more publicity, because she seems to be feeding off it. But on the other hand, you can't ignore her; she's a New Hampshire representative using that position to make statements that don't reflect what the rest of the House of Representatives believes," Sullivan said.  

"She crossed a line, went off a cliff, whatever the right term is, it's past time for her to either resign, or be censured, to show that she does not speak for New Hampshire's representatives, or anyone else here," Sullivan said. 

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Editor's Note: This story was updated at 7:20 p.m. to include comments by House Republican Leader Gene Chandler, R-Bartlett.

peter May 03, 2013 at 08:25 AM
Susannah has a very qualified audience of people who have seen the anomalies, asked questions; seen the facts. Everyone else wants to tell us that what we have seen; heard and read we should ignore completely. THE ONLY THING I HEAR AND SEE IN THIS THREAD IS: "those poor dead and maimed people deserve more respect than this.....we should never ask any questions that could reveal who did this to them...that would be disrespectful and not flow with the background music Anderson Cooper plays when he shows us pictures of blown up people."
peter May 03, 2013 at 08:29 AM
...we're more worried about the so-called "rational people" in your so-called audience. Just think how sickened every "rational" person in the audience will feel when they actually find out that the US Gov't has used false flag events to initiate wars. It's disgusting to think that our own gov't has killed people to start wars....very. Ignoring this fact doesn't make it any less disgusting. The audience needs to learn the truth, no matter how disturbed they are. As long as they are in your supposed "rational" and ignorant mode, the attacks can continue at the expense of the people you are trying to protect.
peter May 03, 2013 at 08:33 AM
ForThePeople: Quit asking us to spoon feed you. What evidence are you attempting to dispute? Have you even looked at any? Sitting there with your mouth open waiting for momma bird to put the worm in your mouth is the easy way to get fed. How bout if you tell me of the images presented by the FBI were NOT photoshopped...that you are 100% certain. At least look at them instead of demand we do all your thinking and homework for you. Rather than us telling you what you are seeing...how bout if YOU participate in the investigation. Any idiot who does would side with us & gladly look wacky by being informed. It's a wacky thing. Try joining us by participating.
peter May 03, 2013 at 08:40 AM
Frank, although we don't appreciate your veiled threats, I can promise you this. If Ms. Tremblay had her legs blown off, she would NOT be wheeling around in a wheel chair handing out lollipops 5 days after losing half her body and blood. And I can also tell you she would probably have lots of pin-holes from all the IV's on both of her arms. Everything about the amputee has questions...including the coincidence that he has identified the person in the FBI's photo-shopped images of the suspects. How can an amputee identify someone who left a backpack that has clearly been photo-shopped off his back; down the street; AFTER the bombing? Let's set his blown up legs on the curb and explain that anomaly first. How can the so-called "amputee" identify something that is 99.999999% impossible?
Dan May 03, 2013 at 09:25 AM
Jennifer Horn who says that "Stella Tremblay is banned for all future support from the NH Republican State Committee" is acting like the pot who called the stove black." After all, the past 2 decades have endowed the GOP across this country, with the fruits of the labor of Glenn Beck and his brave band of misguided patriots. So now when it hits close to home, it's better for Republicans to run away from Republicans like Stella Tremblay, and act like Republicans finding religion.
Apljak May 03, 2013 at 11:51 AM
Hollywood couldn't write a script this fascinating! How do the voices in one's head get internet access?
peter May 03, 2013 at 12:04 PM
What evidence are you seeing that you disagree with. It's not voices in our head...we're surrounded by Zombies in the apocalypse...Zombies who have commented in this thread who haven;t even looked at any of the evidence & who believe they are qualified to even weigh in on whether or not there should be an investigation. How can these people snuff an investigation of a matter they haben;t even looked into myself. I'd like to challenge ANYONE who can look at the images of Tzarnaev walking away from the bombing & tell me that the image is NOT photoshopped. Til then....please stop demonizing people who care enough to look at the evidence before they even open their mouths. the difference between Ms. Tremblay and her attackers...her attackers haven;t even looked at the evidence & are not even qualified to dispute it.
Apljak May 03, 2013 at 12:21 PM
peter, I see zero credible evidence of Photoshopping of actual photos and multiple video sources. I only see misdirection and out of sequence misrepresentation of pics/videos by conspiracy theorists. The older brother was killed, not by police, but by his younger brother's poor driving skills AND the younger brother, in custody, has admitted to most everything. Do governments cover stuff up? Sure. Are they here? Nothing suggests as much. This was in no way serving anyone politically. There is no clear opportunistic motive that has come from it. Unfortunately for Rep. Tremblay, you guys are doing much except hurting her in her PR issue
Chaz May 03, 2013 at 02:32 PM
I am going to contact my Rep and ask that a bill be introduced to remove voting privileges from anyone who can answer "yes." to either of the following questions: 1) Did you ever cast a vote for Stella Tremblay? 2) Do you use the term, "sheeple?" The state would be a much safer place if we can keep tinfoil hats out of the voting booths.
Apljak May 03, 2013 at 02:36 PM
Maybe right after they ban voting rights for those that use the term "tin foil" as some sort of political pejorative.
Chaz May 03, 2013 at 02:55 PM
Oh I see what you did there Apijak. Actually, I didn't actually post that. I have pictures and videos to prove it.
Apljak May 03, 2013 at 02:59 PM
Neat. Loved you on "DWTS!"
Bessie Yokum May 03, 2013 at 03:38 PM
(This post has been "Pending Approval" while other, much more inflammatory nonsense has gotten through unchanged, so I'm trying again to see if it's some bug. If not, perhaps the "Patch" can explain its commenting policy, which is mysterious at best -- Bessie Yokum 8:12 pm on Thursday, May 2, 2013 Dr. Kilde is actually a rather tragic case: she was an ordinary, rural physician in Lapland, and lived a normal life until she had a car accident, after which she began to make bizarre claims about aliens and mind-control. She claims aliens saved her life by putting a force-field around her car after an elk jumped in front of it. She may be suffering from TBI -- traumatic brain injury -- but in any case, her quite pedestrian doctorate as a physician gives her no authority whatsoever on any of the subjects she now addresses. She's a textbook example of the fallacy of authority.
JPF36 May 03, 2013 at 04:10 PM
Do you know what's scariest all about this??? THESE PEOPLE ARE ALLOWED TO VOTE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
L'EMPEREUR du POLE NORD May 03, 2013 at 04:28 PM
What is even more SCARY is that these wack-jobs are allowed to breed.
One Man Wolf Pack May 03, 2013 at 04:35 PM
LIberal? LOL, you are funny. I do not think I have EVER been called liberal. Hey @Atlant Schmidt and @FTP and @ David Victory and @Jan Schmidt and @Carol Dube.......You all need to re-think calling me a right winger now that I have my badge of "libtard" honor. lol Thank you peter I am always trying to be middle and now you have given me proof! Three cheers to you. Now help me clean up the right side of things and weed out wingnuts like Tremblay so that we can actually get a better footing in out political system again; translation that should sink through your tin hat, don't support radicals who have zero facts and are in office. She is worse than Akin for god-sake......
JPF36 May 03, 2013 at 04:55 PM
L'EMPEREUR du POLE NORD I never thought I would say this BUT there is always a first time for everything. I AGREE WITH YOU 100%.
Concord2013 May 03, 2013 at 05:14 PM
The whacked out Tremblay spoke on Boston radio this morning, albeit for only 2 minutes and 11 seconds...she hung up because she was "being attacked." LMAO! She would like to meet Mr. Bauman to see for herself if his wounds "are real." They should meet in a bar in Southie. Anyone who believes the Marathon bombing was staged is out of their mind. Period. By the way, folks, Waco never happened. Koresh is alive in Argentina and still raping little boys and girls. The government wanted you to believe they had attacked his band of idiots. There is no Janet Reno. Never was.
ForThePeople May 03, 2013 at 06:12 PM
I'm in favor of public shaming, myself. Let's get Jeff to either the Massachusetts or New Hampshire Statehouse, with full press invite. Then the conspiracy will have to involve the third-largest legislature in the world, be bipartisan, involve the press, and involve the public in the gallery. Because apparently involving thousands of people in Boston on national TV, multiple hub hospitals, the FBI, the ATF, multiples sheriff departments, CIA, counterterrorism task force, Congress, Obama, other countries, multiple press outlets, multiple police departments, SWAT teams, multiple sports teams, thousands of runners, public building restoration workers, etc. are not enough witnesses for these idiots. But let's believe Glenn Beck! Riiiight.
Ashley Jones May 03, 2013 at 06:14 PM
Apljak............ How do you know the brother confessed, because the FBI said so? Stop being a sheep, and investigate yourselves!!!!!
Concord2013 May 03, 2013 at 06:45 PM
Hey head case conspiracy freaks, I need your help. I don't have that keen an eye. Google "dead Boston bomber" and look at the corpse photos. Were the wounds to the terrorist photoshopped or did the police...extensions of the government...do a superb job in blowing this scumbag away? Is he really dead? What about that eight inch hole in his left side? Hollywood make-up?
Apljak May 03, 2013 at 06:49 PM
of course he's dead. not only potential injury from self-made explosive but he was dragged by his brother whilst trying to drive away!
Ashley Jones May 03, 2013 at 07:08 PM
Hey concord, do your own research, and stop being lazy!!!!!!!
Susannah May 03, 2013 at 07:13 PM
Concord; My office is in the process of contacting the FBI for your posting Of a government official's personal info in a thread where she is obviously being threatened and in-siting harassment and violence toward her. Let's see if this snitch program you love so much really works. By the way .. thanks for the inspiration: http://petersantilli.com/2013/05/03/nh-rep-stella-tremblay-receiving-death-threats-after-publicly-calling-for-investigation-of-boston-marathon-bombing/ I have screen shots of your comments that state you knew of calls for execution. Have a nice day.
Susannah May 03, 2013 at 07:15 PM
BTW: Stella isn't the only person asking questions:http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/wp/2013/05/02/officials-to-review-handling-of-boston-bombing-intelligence/
Susannah May 03, 2013 at 07:17 PM
Concord; My office is in the process of contacting the FBI for your posting Of a government official's personal info in a thread where she is obviously being threatened and in-siting harassment and violence toward her. Let's see if this snitch program you love so much really works. By the way .. thanks for the inspiration: http://petersantilli.com/2013/05/03/nh-rep-stella-tremblay-receiving-death-threats-after-publicly-calling-for-investigation-of-boston-marathon-bombing/ I have screen shots of your comments that state you knew of calls for execution. Have a nice day.
Joe Morano May 03, 2013 at 07:18 PM
I know Jake, and hes in perfect health, mental or otherwise, it is people like the ones commenting here, with no medical experience or training that think they can determine if a person needs some sort of help (not to mention those sick individuals who would call for a person's death or injury for expressing their opinion). You're starting to sound like tom cruise scientologists. Give it up, you have not the intestinal fortitude nor the mental capacity to understand things outside of your little box, or information that doesn't come out of your idiot box.
Concord2013 May 03, 2013 at 07:24 PM
No problem, Susannah. Her "personal info" is public. Maybe the FBI can decipher "in-siting," I can't.
Susannah May 03, 2013 at 07:25 PM
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/wp/2013/05/02/officials-to-review-handling-of-boston-bombing-intelligence/
Dan Tuohy May 03, 2013 at 07:27 PM
I appreciate the many views expressed here, but I'm closing the comments on this post.

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