Browsing All posts tagged under »Terrorism«

‘If Only The Boston Bomber Had Been A White American…’

April 27, 2013 by

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By Daniel Hannan ~ One of the most unpleasant things, in the aftermath of terrorist attack, is the way commentators want the perpetrator to fit a particular profile. The title of this piece tells you pretty much all you need to know: ‘Let’s hope the Boston Marathon bomber is a white American‘. It’s a silly article, whose […]

Media Overkill And Official Obfuscation

April 22, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ The Boston Marathon bombing was, by any measure, a major news story. It occurred on Monday, April 15. In the days that followed, Americans were surely interested in the effort to find and arrest the two brothers, Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, identified as the perpetrators. With specific regard to television news […]

Don’t Mention The “I…m” Word

April 21, 2013 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The Boston Marathon bombing is as much a major story here in Australia as it is in the U.S. and here Andrew expands on what is now being said by media outlets here in Australia about the suspects…..TonyfromOz. The weekend morning TV program Sunrise presenter Andrew O’Keefe tweeted the following: And […]

Will Media Report: Suspected Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Appears To Be Obama Fan

April 20, 2013 by

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By Matthew Sheffield ~ Several posts on what several news organizations have confirmed as the Twitter profile of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev indicate that that the 19-year-old Chechnyan immigrant was a supporter of Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential election. If that is indeed the case, it does not mean that Obama has […]

America’s Empty Slogan: ‘See Something, Say Something’

April 19, 2013 by

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By Michelle Malkin ~ In brief remarks to the nation Monday on the Boston Marathon bombings, President Obama said that “we all have a part to play in alerting authorities. If you see something suspicious, speak up.” In Washington, D.C., electronic signs urged commuters to be on guard. Law enforcement, big-city mayors and security experts […]

Inside The Obama Echo Chamber

April 17, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Listening to President Obama respond after a terrorist attack takes the lives of innocent Americans is like being trapped in an echo chamber. The words all sound too familiar. This is what he initially said after the Boston Marathon bombings. “We still do not know who did this, or why, and […]

Boston Marathon Bombed

April 16, 2013 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ As expected, this is also huge news here in Australia. While the coverage is similar to what is already out there, Andrew here adds an Australian perspective. Of note here is the text at UPDATE 7 where an Australian commentator on a morning TV program on the (Australian) ABC Network added […]

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