Note From Boston Bomber Says Iraq War Was Motivation

By: Thursday May 16, 2013 9:35 am

In what Dzhokhar Tsarnaev likely thought would be the last thing he ever wrote, the Boston Bombing suspect disclosed his motivation for the bombing.

 

Number of Names on Terrorism Suspect Database Jumps to 875,000

By: Friday May 3, 2013 12:30 pm

According to Shakespeare suspicion always haunts the guilty mind. Is it any wonder the American imperial government can’t stop itself from adding names to its enemies list? Torturing people at Gitmo, killing children in Afghanistan, drone strikes throughout the world – the suspicion piles up along with the bodies of innocents. And so Reuters reports the terrorism suspect database now stands at 875,000 names.

Boston Bombing Intelligence Failure Possibly Due to Overly Expansive Terrorist Database

By: Friday April 26, 2013 2:15 pm

The government’s potential terrorist list includes a stunning 450,000 people. More than the security services can keep track off apparently as it seems one of the Boston Bombing suspects had been included prior to the Boston Marathon Bombing.

Assessing the Rise in ‘Suspicious Package’ Reports Since the Boston Bombing

By: Friday April 26, 2013 1:10 pm

It has been more than ten days since the bombing at the finish line of the Boston Marathon took place. Since the bombing, there has been a spike in reported “suspicious packages.”

Blaming US-Born Cleric Anwar Al-Awlaki for Inspiring Boston Bombing

By: Thursday April 25, 2013 7:45 am

There is no concrete evidence that the brothers, who are suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon, were inspired by US-born Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki. Yet, CNN has posted a report with the headline, “From the grave, the cleric inspiring a new generation of terrorists,” that promotes this new detail as if it is certainly true.

Blame Game Begins in Boston Bombing Case as CIA Claims FBI Dropped the Ball

By: Thursday April 25, 2013 5:55 am

Any time there is an intelligence failure the different intelligence agencies quickly blame each other in hopes of avoiding scrutiny. Let the blame game begin. The Central Intelligence Agency is now claiming they pushed to have Tamerlan Tsarnaev added to a terrorism watch list a year before the Boston Marathon Bombing.

Graham, McCain, Ayotte, and King Put Out Statement to Remove Boston Bombing Suspect’s Rights

By: Monday April 22, 2013 6:40 am

A joint statement by Senators John McCain, Kelly Ayotte, Lindsey Graham, and Representative Peter King calls for a man accused of participating in the Boston Marathon Bombing, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, to be charged and handled as an enemy combatant and outside the constitution despite Tsarnaev being a U.S. citizen.

Sunday Late Night: America, Anxiously Awaiting An Agenda

By: Sunday April 21, 2013 8:01 pm

O Terrorist, will you share your Why?

Your motive is a must for us to end the sentence, “This was a terrible tragedy, but….”
We must know why, to know how we really feel about your actions.

Saturday Late Night: In Case You Missed It

By: Saturday April 20, 2013 8:00 pm

What. A. Week.

I had to laugh yesterday morning. I saw a tweet that someone had sent or re-tweeted (it was in my feed anyway) and the gist of it was “You know it’s been a weird week when an Elvis impersonator tries to poison the President and it is only the third most important story for the week.”

Not Reading the Boston Bomber Suspect His Miranda Rights

By: Saturday April 20, 2013 12:20 pm

During the press conference after Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was arrested and taken to a hospital seriously injured, FBI Special Agent in Charge Rick Deslauriers told reporters the communities of Boston, Cambridge, Watertown and other cities could “breathe a sigh of relief knowing” there was “no longer a threat to our personal safety and to our communities.” Boston Police Department Commissioner Ed Davis also stated, “I think based upon our investigation at this point in time, the citizens of the city Boston and this area can be confident that the threat has been removed.”

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