The Heroes and Patriots of Boston: Terror Revisited

As I sat in front of my computer working at my office in Los Angeles, I got the news alert on my phone that there had been an explosion in Copley Square in downtown Boston. Living in the Boston area as a law student, I knew the area well and have family and friends that still live there. Runners falling down, smoke in the background accompanied by confusion and chaos – this is not the Boston I remember. Barely a decade has past and yet we succumb to another terrorist bombing in what was once one of the safest countries in the world.

9/11 was another milestone in our country”s history. When the towers fell, I remember calling my family in New York only to get an eternal busy signal. The building I work in now (US Bank Tower) was a target on 9/11. As I was watching the news live and wondering when this country would return back to normal, I realized the answer was simple – never. I should have realized that after the Oklahoma City Bombing which left 168 people dead and hundreds more injured.

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Why Do We Care About Jodi Arias?

If you have Jodi Arias fatigue, you’re not the only one. Despite competing the 11th week of trial, millions of people continue to watch the murder trial of a girl accused of cold-blooded murder, most Americans already finding her guilty and praying for her death.

Then why do we keep watching?

When was the last time we heard of an attractive girl accused of committing such a horrible act? When was the last time a defendant testified for 19 days, use the “foggy” memory defense and testify to the erotic details of her sex life? When was the last time you heard jurors asking questions in the middle of trial?

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Too Important To Jail : HSBC’s Executives Pay Their Way Out of Jail

That seems to be the new policy the United States has adopted when dealing with America’s Executive Elite”s who commit crimes and pay their way out of jail. It’s rather worse, there is an implied legal policy between the large banks and the puppets (our politicians) they groom to represent them in our government. The government was bought and paid for while you were sleeping.

Not only did the US Justice Department officially state that HSBC would not be indicted or charged with any crimes, but also claimed that the reason was that “they” are too important. They want us to believe that society cannot function without them or that their downfall will have a trickle down effect on us all. In a nutshell: The government is reminding us of the old adage: Don’t bite the hand that feeds you.

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