Tag Archives: Boston Marathon

Stupid: Williams-Sonoma Stops Selling Pressure Cookers in Massachusetts After Boston Bombing

Stupid: Williams-Sonoma Stops Selling Pressure Cookers in Massachusetts After Boston Bombing

The bomb used at the Boston Marathon was a “pressure cooker bomb,” a form of improvised explosive device used routinely in the middle east according to reports. So now, Williams-Sonoma isn’t going to ship any more of their pressure cookers to Massachussets. Because only terrorists use pressure cookers? Following the Boston Marathon bombing last Monday

Shocker: Tough Gun Control Laws Didn't Impede Boston Bombers

It turns out that Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev not only didn’t have license to purchase weapons in Massachusetts, home to some of the toughest gun laws in the nation according to the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, but they wouldn’t have qualified to own guns if they had applied. Yet, somehow they still managed

It Begins: Democrat Using Boston Bombing As Justification To Restrict Sale Of Black Powder

America is facing a national ammo shortage. As gun sales have rocketed, so has demand for ammunition and for reasons this observer still can’t quite understand ammo manufacturers haven’t been able to keep up with demand. It’s gotten so bad that law enforcement agencies here in North Dakota are rationing ammo. One path around the

FCC's Selective Enforcement Of David Ortiz's Potty-Mouth Is Reason To End FCC Censorship

This weekend, before the Boston Red Sox played their first home game since the bombing of the Boston Marathon, slugger David Ortiz (fresh off the disabled list) rallied the crowd with some…memorable comments: It was an emotional moment for the folks in Boston, who badly needed to have their spirits lifted (Ortiz and the BoSox

Who Need More Government Surveillance In An Age Where We're All Watching Each Other?

As is always the case when something like the Boston Marathon bombing happens, we’re going to have a debate about what changes to public policy are necessary to prevent something like that from happening again. That’s appropriate, but most of the proposed changes will be knee-jerk responses that will likely do little to make us

How Many People In Boston Are Wishing They Had A Gun Right Now?

There is a massive manhunt going on in the Boston region right now, looking for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the younger of the two brothers identified as likely having set the bombs. Authorities are warning residents in the area to stay in their homes, and not answer a door

Boston Pandemonium Open Thread

I’ve been neglecting blogging duties today, having become absorbed of the shoot-outs and manhunts going on in the Boston Marathon bombing case. Perhaps the most interesting development today has been the ties between the alleged bombers and radicalized Islam. This photo of a Russian social media profile has one of the suspects identifying his world-view