Tag Archives: Boston Attacks

Glenn Beck: I Might Be Killed If I Reveal My Sources On The Man I Falsely Accused Of Being A Terrorist [VIDEO]

Glenn Beck, his website, and its parent company are being sued for falsely naming a Saudi man as being behind the Boston Marathon bombing. Yesterday a court ordered him to name his alleged sources on that claim. Today Beck said that if he does that, he might be killed. Because Hillary, probably. Via Politico: During his radio program Wednesday, Beck ...

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Death Sentence For Boston Bomber

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Editorial Of The Day

From the editorial board of the Boston Globe: As the trial now moves into its sentencing phase — the jury must unanimously vote to execute Tsarnaev, or else he will receive a life sentence — the defense team may also raise legal mitigating factors. Tsarnaev was 19 at the time of the bombing; he was apparently a heavy drug user; ...

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Boston Marathon Bomber Found Guilty

Via the Boston Globe: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted Wednesday of carrying out the April 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, which devastated a festive crowd near the world-renowned race’s finish line, killing three people and wounding more than 260 others. Tsarnaev, 21, who prosecutors said was a self-radicalized Muslim bent on striking a blow against America, now faces a second phase of ...

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Muslim Victim Of Boston Marathon Bombing Sues Glenn Beck For Defamation

Abdul Rahman Ali Alharbi, a Muslim student who was injured in the bombing of the Boston Marathon, has filed a defamation and slander lawsuit against Glenn Beck. The suit claims that Beck repeatedly named the Saudi national as an “active participant” in the attack, even after authorities had cleared him of suspicion. Via Courthouse News: Alharbi describes himself in the ...

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2013 News In Review

From the Boston bombing to DOMA to Edward Snowden and much, much more. Excellent production by filmmaker Jean-Louis Nguyen.

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Rolling Stone Defends Cover

“Our hearts go out to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, and our thoughts are always with them and their families. The cover story we are publishing this week falls within the traditions of journalism and Rolling Stone’s long-standing commitment to serious and thoughtful coverage of the most important political and cultural issues of our day. The fact that ...

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PUERTO RICO: Man Arrested For Bomb Threat Against Gay Rights Rally

The FBI has arrested a man who tweeted a bomb threat against a planned LGBT rights rally in Puerto Rico. The tweet was directed at well-known activist Pedro Julio Serrano. Joseph Morales was taken into custody at his home in San Juan on a charge of cyberbullying for allegedly posting the threatening message on May 6, according to Special Agent ...

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Where’s Walid?

Via Upworthy, British satirist Charlie Brooker delivers a great takedown of the media’s handling of the Boston bombing. Watch this.

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Three New Arrests In Boston Bombing

Story developing… UPDATE: Early details. Three college students have been arrested in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings, a Boston police source said this morning. The Boston police official Twitter account said that three additional “suspects” had been taken into custody. The source said the three had been arrested by federal authorities.

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More Boston Bombing Crackpottery

From Porno Pete’s BFF.

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Marijuana Causes Terrorism

“The older brother was a marijuana smuggler, but the younger brother was a pothead and a dealer. The Boston Globe says three people admitted buying drugs from the 19-year-old. Perhaps if the drug laws were being vigorously enforced in liberal Massachusetts, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could have been picked up by the authorities before joining his brother in the Boston bombing. Perhaps ...

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Headline Of The Day

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TENNESSEE: State Sen. Stacey Campfield Blogs Pressure Cooker Image Against
Sen. Dianne Feinstein

The guy behind Tennessee’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill is at it again. A Tennessee state senator is being slammed for insensitivity to the Boston Marathon bombing victims after posting an illustration of a pressure cooker – like the ones used in last week’s deadly attack – to mock gun control advocates. Republican Stacey Campfield posted an illustrated image of an ...

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Backpacks Banned From Kentucky Derby

NOTE: What a silly typo that was. Don’t text and blog!

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Bombing “Truthers” Launch Petition

Over 10,000 nutjobs have already signed. We believe that within the chaos caused by the Boston Marathon explosion, two young men were wrongfully accused of something they did not do, and one of them has lost his life before even getting the opportunity of a proper trial. We do not wish to see blood of yet another innocent victim, someone ...

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Headline Of The Day

Alex Jones isn’t bothered by the news: “It’s just standard,” Jones said. “Anyone you talk to is familiar with my show. When I go out in public, half the people I meet in this country and in other countries too say they listen to my show. The show is bigger than the mainstream media admits.” Tamerlan was identified by police ...

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Reddit: Sorry For Bomber Witch Hunt

The general manager of Reddit has posted a lengthy apology for its users that wrongly named a missing college student as the Boston bomber. An excerpt: Though started with noble intentions, some of the activity on reddit fueled online witch hunts and dangerous speculation which spiraled into very negative consequences for innocent parties. The reddit staff and the millions of ...

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Boston’s Bombers Bought Ingredients At New Hampshire Fireworks Store

The ingredients for Boston’s bombs came from a New Hampshire fireworks store which gave the killer a two-for-one deal on his purchase. In a chilling twist, the company that sold Tamerlan the fireworks is the same one that sold Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad the firecrackers he used to build his failed car bomb.  The fireworks Tsarnaev bought contained about ...

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Schlafly Calls For Return To McCarthyism

“It’s long overdue for Congress to have a series of hearings on the loopholes, broken promises and disobeyed laws involving both legal and illegal entry into the United States. It would be useful to reinstate the House Committee on Un-American Activities so we can have a look at those in our midst who may be jihadists, dupes of violent Muslim ...

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