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The New York Times has reported that, according to the Boston police commissioner, the target of the manhunt, suspect #2 Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was inside the 20-block search perimeter all along, not ...
by Some Guy from NJ
Comment Count 99 comments on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 12:14 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Just when you thought he couldn't be any more of an asshole, Senator Lindsey Graham (R. SC) proves us wrong: http://www.mediaite.com/tv/sen-lindsey-graham-blames-obama-admin-failures-for-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 05:13 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Yes, it's true. the RNC and its chairman Reince Priebus have made a nice, easy way for us all to thank George W. Bush for his service to the country. Please sign our card thanking President George W.
by DeadHead
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 01:38 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Two days ago, Alfredo Lopez posted an article on the web site This Can't Be Happening with the title, The Marathon Bombings, Privacy, and the question "Why?" It is the best article I have seen ...
by out of left field
Comment Count 55 comments on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 10:59 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
What's that you say? Those 2 people couldn't possibly be in the same sentence? Well then you must not understand how the radical right wing mind works... This is real life: Limbaugh compared media ...
by Elon James White
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 04:50 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Overpass Light Brigade A small roundup of ongoing Boston related events and commentary. Yes, most of the "commentary" is insane, but I presume nobody here expected any different. Sorry. Missing ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 65 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 05:15 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
The hot new way the right is trying to politicize the Boston Marathon bombing is through the fact that Tamerlan Tsarnaev had been receiving government assistance until recently, while the Tsarnaev ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 50 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 01:08 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
Yay, now comes the part where various GOP deep thinkers say that if we don't want to regulate absolutely everything, we shouldn't consider regulating weapons designed to be actual weapons. Oh, ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 118 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 10:30 AM PDT with 73 Recommends
Remember when Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) led that heroic, morally-fueled filibuster against drones targeting Americans on U.S. soil? Good, because Sen. Paul seems to have forgotten. At this point ...
by Elon James White
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 04:45 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
I am sure each of you conjures up roughly the same images when I say "last week" ... images of the Boston Marathon bombing, aftermath and lockdown, and the West, Texas explosion. For me, however, ...
by brillig
Comment Count 53 comments on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 07:00 PM PDT with 55 Recommends
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by BrianMcFadden
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 02:50 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Since the city-wide manhunt and apprehension of Boston Marathon bombing suspect 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, government officials and the media have exhibited a troubling tendency to cast Tsarnaev'...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 273 comments on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 06:41 AM PDT with 130 Recommends
by Elon James White
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 03:54 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
The Boston Marathon bombings showed America and the world once and for all that the 24-hour cable news network model is dead. Here are some of the cable coverage lowlights of the week: First, the ...
by MessagingMatters
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 01:18 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
NOTE: I wrote this last Thursday, before the Boston Police Department and Massachusetts State Police had their standoff with the murderous Tsarnaev brothers. I've decided not to change it to reflect ...
by Floyd Elliot
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 12:38 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
White House spokesman Jay Carney says that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will not be treated as an enemy combatant because he is a U.S. citizen: Boston bombing ...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 341 comments on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 10:25 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
Ha ha ha. A thousand or more union members and their families—both Teamsters and UNITE HERE members—showed up to form a human wall between the funeral of Boston Marathon bombing victim Krystle ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 77 comments on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 09:31 AM PDT with 99 Recommends
Good luck being seen through this wall of Teamsters, Westboro Baptist assholes. The attention-seeking scum of Westboro Baptist Church,
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 132 comments on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 07:09 AM PDT with 160 Recommends
Race is a social construction. There is only one race, the human race. But, race has historically been something negotiated by the courts, has legal standing, and has impacted people's life chances ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 110 comments on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 10:00 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
I am referring to Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev as the Boston suspect, because he has not yet been formally accused and convicted. I personally am of the opinion that the evidence will be more than enough ...
by BornDuringWWII
Comment Count 39 comments on Sun Apr 21, 2013 at 11:18 PM PDT with 20 Recommends