Imagine you are a police detective investigating a horrific bombing in your city — one in which several people were killed and hundreds were injured. You have a captured suspect whom you are sure was one of the bombers, and another was killed in a shootout, but both are young and not very sophisticated.
Have We Lost Our Minds? Why the Boston Bombing Got So Much More Attention Than the West Texas Explosion
After 48 hours of the harrowing incident in the Boston marathon, a fertilizer plant explosion wiped out a street in West Texas killing 15 people and an estimated two hundred men, women and children injured with broken bones, burns, wounds and head trauma. There were 75 homes damaged beyond repair as well as a 50-unit apartment complex reduced to sticks and stones. This means, more than a hundred families are homeless. There was no report or news coverage on how many were children under five years old who do not have the safety and security of their home and family. There was no report or news coverage of what happened to the residents of the nursing home whose building was severely damaged from the blast.Most of these nursing home residents are elderly and disabled requiring long term nursing care.
The most glaring points about this Tsarnaev brothers are that the alleged bombers were well connected to the CIA and paid by them. We were told that they accepted $100,000 from the state in welfare over ten years. But $100,000 over ten years is not a lot of money.
A hidden epidemic is poisoning America. The toxins are in the air we breathe and the water we drink, in the walls of our homes and the furniture within them. We can’t escape it in our cars. It’s in cities and suburbs. It afflicts rich and poor, young and old. And there’s a reason why you’ve never read about it in the newspaper or seen a report on the nightly news: it has no name — and no antidote.
Gold fell $17.30 or 1.17% yesterday to $1,458.70/oz and silver slid to $23.24 and finished down 2.60%. Gold remains under pressure despite very robust demand and anaemic supply globally.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed legislation aimed at taking handguns and assault rifles away from 20,000 Californians who acquired them legally but have since been disqualified from ownership because of a criminal conviction or serious mental illness.