Welcome to The Vine, where every week I strive to bring you updates from around the pro-life community to help you keep up with the ever constant battle to save lives. If you aren’t plugged-in, it is my sincere hope that The Vine will allow you to get familiar with those on the front lines and find your place among them. Today, Americans across the country cheered | Read More »
On Sunday, the rabbi loved Boston
On Sunday, the rabbi loved Boston. On Monday, he fought against “Islamophobia”. On Tuesday, two worshippers at the Islamic Center of Boston planned a bombing. On Wednesday, the rabbi fought those who would limit the expansion of mosques and sharia . On Thursday, the FBI director testified that despite warnings from Russia about Muslim extremists in Boston, they had not surveilled the mosque, but had | Read More »
Non-citizen[*] Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s indictment facing Federal Speedy Trial Act deadline.
Well, this is not good: Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev won’t be indicted within the 30-day period prescribed under the Federal Speedy Trial Act but prosecutors said Friday they would ask for more time. Sunday marks 30 days since Tsarnaev was arrested following the April 15 twin bombing that killed three people and injured more than 260. U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz’s office did not | Read More »
Ed Markey: foolish on Benghazi. Foolish on the Boston Marathon bombing, too?
I’d like everybody to pay close attention to this Tweet: .@mittromney more interested in bogus #Benghazi theory than battling auto bankruptcy. #battleship #p2 — Ed Markey (@MarkeyMemo) October 23, 2012 It’s from back in October of 2012, when – as Legal Insurrection very helpfully notes – Rep. Ed Markey of Massachusetts (D) (now running against Gabriel Gomez in a special election for MA-SEN) was doing | Read More »
America crossing the Rubicon: The Boston Marathon terrorists succeed far beyond their wildest dreams…
As is often the case with terrorist events, the Boston Marathon bombings had an impact far beyond the bodies of the people harmed by the delivery vehicle itself. Of course that is the very nature of terrorism, where the goal is to use the media to leverage shockingly violent attacks – but usually limited in scope – into events that shock and scare a far | Read More »
Planned Parenthood’s abortions in 2012 were 333,964 babies; “You’re making me blush” – Barack Obama
Obama’s arrogance has led him to the height of blasphemy–Invoking God’s blessing on those who are wantonly killing unborn children for a profit. Did you know that Planned Parenthood killed 333,964 babies by abortion in 2012. They must be happy because this is a record year for them, where they were able to kill more babies than last year. Planned Parenthood’s 333,964 abortions in 2012 | Read More »
Gun Control: Treating The Symptoms
As the nation struggles to understand the attack at the Boston Marathon, the debate over background checks for gun buyers has received more attention from gun control advocates as a result. The left argues that stricter gun control laws might prevent tragedies such as the Boston bombings and the Newtown shooting. The right points out that criminals, including the Boston bombers, do not adhere to | Read More »
Planned Parenthood Mourns Death? Really?
Please permit me to share a short personal observation. Saturday, while driving on the Gulf Freeway South of Houston, I noticed flags flying at half-mast. That wasn’t terribly unusual in today’s endless and instantaneous reporting of catastrophes near and far. What did strike me as odd was that the place the flags were flying low was the infamous largest-in-the-nation Planned Parenthood® facility. The group that | Read More »
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The Boston Marathon bombers had… illegal guns.
Which is impossible, right? A Massachusetts police official say the brothers suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon before having shootouts with authorities didn’t have gun permits. Cambridge Police Commissioner Robert Haas tells The Associated Press in an interview Sunday that neither Tamerlan Tsarnaev (tsahr-NEYE’-ehv) nor his brother Dzhokhar had permission to carry firearms. …I mean, Massachusetts has strict gun control laws. You’re not allowed to | Read More »
Boston Marathon aftermath: feds warned by Russia about Tamerlan Tsarnaev in 2011.
Let me just put this FBI press release out there for you. It’s dated April 19, 2013, by the way: this will be important later. 2011 Request for Information on Tamerlan Tsarnaev from Foreign Government The two individuals believed to be responsible for the Boston Marathon bombings on Monday have been positively identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev, now deceased, and Dzhokar Tsarnaev, now in custody. These | Read More »
Hunt for the elusive Tea Party murderer continues
Liberal hopes were dashed with the revelation that the Boston Marathon bombers were a couple of Chechen Muslim immigrants. The Left was so sure they had finally bagged the elusive Tea Party murderer! The bombings occurred in Boston on Tax Day. Surely, at long last, the opportunity to smear libertarians, small-government conservatives, anti-tax crusaders, and the whole hellish tri-corner hat crowd was at hand! “Two plus two | Read More »
One Boston Bomber Presumed Dead, The Other Being Hunted
…and, a lot of people are going to be disappointed… they’re not Arabs, though they’re likely Muslim, and likely not radical conservatives either. WCVB 5 in Boston (among others) reports: One suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, was killed early Friday morning, while his brother, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, was being sought following the killing of an MIT Police officer and an | Read More »
Boston Globe Sports Columnist Bob Ryan: People Should “Reflect” On American History of Domestic Terrorism; “That Will Help The Situation”
Bob Ryan On the Tuesday broadcast of ESPN’s Pardon The Interruption Boston Globe columnist Bob Ryan said that he expect the Boston marathon terror bomb to be a, “Domestic situation and not an international situation.” He would also say that we should “reflect” on our history of domestic terrorism and that it would, “help the situation a little bit.” Ryan would also say, emphasis his | Read More »
Boston Massacre Conspiracy Theorists at Salon
Guilt peddler and emotional trainwreck David Sirota took to the pages of Salon on Tuesday to write about the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing through the lens of “white male privilege,” the only such device he is apparently able to wield. His is an outlook born of conspiracy theory, the fantasy of class collusion and secret alliances. So it is unsurprising that most people | Read More »
The “Consider This!” Podcast, Episode 37
The latest episode of the “Consider This!” podcast is out. Conservative commentary in 10 minutes or less. The bombing of the Boston Marathon started a number of things; a terrorism investigation, increased security all over the country, and the media’s attempt to, again, blame the Right for domestic terrorism. Folks, please, let’s take care of the wounded and bury our dead before breaking out the knee-jerk reactions, OK? | Read More »