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.
|By: DSWright Monday April 22, 2013 6:40 am|
|By: Teddy Partridge 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.
|By: Phoenix Woman Friday April 19, 2013 8:00 pm|
List the breaking or otherwise newsworthy stories you know of that got swept under the rug this week, or those furtive data dumps that the dumpers hoped would go unnoticed. If you’ve hit your limit of contradictory stories coming from Boston, here’s your chance to escape from it for a little while.
|By: Cynthia Kouril Friday April 19, 2013 7:30 am|
I have been in telephone contact with friend who lives on the same street in Cambridge where the suspect lived. She just texted me that they are being evacuated. This is consistent with reporting on CNN that reporters have twice been pushed back multiple blocks from the house where he lived.
|By: DSWright Friday April 19, 2013 6:04 am|
Chechen connections? Apparently so as a firefight last night left one suspect dead and another still at large.
|By: Elliott Thursday April 18, 2013 11:53 pm|
It’s all happening so fast. An MIT police officer was shot dead tonight by (possibly) the Boston Marathon bombers after an attempted 7-11 robbery (waa?) and Mercedes carjacking. Twitter ablaze. Situation fluid – to say the least.
|By: cocktailhag Thursday April 18, 2013 8:00 pm|
It’s funny, in the least funny of ways, how a week that began in unspeakable tragedy unfolded into one filled with so much absurdity and journalistic malpractice, along with a truly bizarre string of unrelated events, that the actual news was often so frankly guffaw-inducing that The Onion would have a hard time topping it.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Tuesday April 16, 2013 11:00 am|
Two blasts from explosive devices occurred at the finish line of the Boston Marathon yesterday killing at least three people and wounding well over a hundred people. Medical teams reportedly carried out ten amputations. Ball bearings were being removed from injured. The serious wounds look like injuries one receives in a war zone.
|By: DSWright Tuesday April 16, 2013 7:20 am|
Though there has been rampant speculation online and elsewhere about who did the Boston Marathon bombing and why – no answers exist. Despite some less than responsible reports the investigation has yet to yield any definitive answ