Boston Marathon Bombing

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Crimes Were Terrible, But Morality Has Nothing to Do With It
April 24, 2015

He didn't have any choice but to bomb the Boston Marathon.

Don't Make Dzhokhar Tsarnaev a Martyr
April 08, 2015

Killing him could cause more harm than keeping him alive.

U.S. Prosecutors Have Risked a Show Trial for the Chance to Execute Dzhokar Tsarnaev
April 08, 2015

Was putting Boston through this trial worth it, when the defense would have agreed to a life sentence? 

Boston Strong: Remembering Mayor Thomas Menino
October 30, 2014

Remembering a great leader and, yes, a great liberal.

Terrorists or Misfits? The Tsarnaevs Were Both
Both explanations for the brothers' alleged actions are correct
May 08, 2013

Both explanations for the brothers' alleged actions are correct.

Crackpots for Crock Pots!
Will Wayne LaPierre defend every American's right to build a pressure-cooker bomb?
April 25, 2013

Will Wayne LaPierre defend every American's right to build a pressure-cooker bomb? 

Don't 'Bro' Me, Bro!
It's time to retire the meaningless word
April 25, 2013

It's time to retire the meaningless descriptor.

There's Nothing Wrong With Properly Politicizing a Tragedy
The unthinkable eventually happens. Why not exploit it?
April 23, 2013

The unthinkable eventually happens. Why not exploit it?

Boston: More Like Sandy Hook Than 9/11
A conversation with Olivier Roy on the nature of the alleged Marathon terrorists
April 22, 2013

A conversation with Olivier Roy on the nature of modern terrorists.

How One Suspect Shuttered a Whole City
Lockdowns like the one in Boston Friday are usually only for natural disasters
April 19, 2013

This morning, Boston residents—and people in the neighboring communities of Cambridge, Newton, Waltham, Belmont, and Watertown—awoke to the command that they “shelter in place.” A manhunt for a suspect in the bombing at Monday’s Boston Marathon was u

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