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MEDIA: Arrogant analysis of the Boston bombing

We now know who the murderers re who planted the bombs killing and injuring innocent people at the Boston Marathon. Until now we have been treated to the arrogant media – print and electronic – telling us that the culprits are most likely right-wingers who are angry at the government because of taxes (MSNBC). Or the fervent hope that the perp was a white man and not a Muslim (Slate).

Really? It reminds me of the instant analysis on ABC that the shooter at the Colorado movie theater might have ties with the tea party. Or that the shooting in

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9/11: Don’t forget Oklahoma City victims

The World Trade Center bombings were horrific. Today there are memorials unveiled, moments of silence and great reflection on the events that occurred 10 years ago.

But I am troubled. A home-grown terrorist filled with hatred ended the lives of women (mothers), children and babies in Oklahoma City. These children and babies will never experience life, unlike the World Trade Center victims.

There is no national day of mourning for these innocent victims. Is it because they were predominantly minorities? Is it because they did not handle the world’s currencies? Or is it the fact that America still tries to

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