Jonathan Papelbon, the Boston Marathon Bombing, and the War on Guns

Dave Blount

Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon, who lived directly above the site of a Boston Marathon blast during his Red Sox days, on what we are apparently expected to accept as the new normal:



Papelbon has taken the first step toward meaningful security, which is to be aware of the situation: we are surrounded by enemies both within the law and outside of it…


The article continues at Moonbattery.


Related: Napolitano To Rep: Questions About Boston Saudi Student ‘Not Worthy Of An Answer’ 

…Duncan: “I want them to do their job. Wouldn’t you agree with me that it’s negligent for us as an American administration to deport someone who was reportedly at the scene of the bombing and we’re going to deport him, not to be able to question him anymore?”

Napolitano: “I am not going to answer that question it is so full of misstatements and misapprehension that it’s just not worthy of an answer…there’s been so much reported on this that’s been wrong I can’t even begin to tell you, congressman. We will provide you with accurate information as it becomes available.”


Update: Terror Never Left America’s Shores 

Also, Boston Bombing Victim in Iconic Photo Helped Identify Attackers

…“He woke up under so much drugs, asked for a paper and pen and wrote, ‘bag, saw the guy, looked right at me,’” Chris Bauman said yesterday in an interview.

Those words may help crack the mystery of who perpetrated one of the highest-profile acts of terror in the U.S. since the 2001 assault on New York City and the Washington area, one that killed three people and wounded scores.

While still in intensive care, Jeff Bauman gave the FBI a description of the man he saw, his brother said. Bauman’s information helped investigators narrow down whom to look for in hours of video of the attack, he said…


Political cartoonist Michael Ramirez: “Terrorism is the last refuge of a coward.”



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