Boston Marathon Bombing Trial: Can Tsarnaev Get A Jury?

The first hurdle in the Boston Marathon trial begins today as the jury selection process gets underway. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is facing numerous charges of terrorism related to the April 15, 2013 finish-line bombing. In the coming weeks and months I suspect there will be those who will refuse to write or mention his name, howeverContinue reading “Boston Marathon Bombing Trial: Can Tsarnaev Get A Jury?”

Miley Cyrus nude on the cover of Rolling Stone; just keep that controversy coming!

To paraphrase Dr. Hook, “She keeps getting richer, and now she’s got her picture, on the cover of the Rolling Stone”. Once again Miley Cyrus is the focus of heaps of media attention; perhaps it’s more accurate to say she’s still the focus as it never seems to stop. Now the palaver is over herContinue reading “Miley Cyrus nude on the cover of Rolling Stone; just keep that controversy coming!”

Rolling Stone, Tsarnaev, Lanza, Hitler and Manson

If the editors of Rolling Stone magazine thought putting Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover would garner them some publicity they were bang on! Virtually wall-to-wall media attention has been paid to the cover. While some large retail outlets have decided not to sell the August issue, I think that will beContinue reading “Rolling Stone, Tsarnaev, Lanza, Hitler and Manson”

Boston suspect must face legal system, not Kangaroo Court; post-Chavez Venezuela shows why

In Boston the law enforcement officers, at all three levels – several municipal, state and federal – have done a fine job of bringing  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the remaining suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing case to justice. Now it’s time for the justice system to do its thing, and here’s where it gets dicey. “(the suspect’s defense attorney)Continue reading “Boston suspect must face legal system, not Kangaroo Court; post-Chavez Venezuela shows why”