Tag Archives: Boston bombings

Why ask “Why?”

Boston Marathon-Five Days of Fear

With the dedication of George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas last week, the 43rd President has given several interviews.  Something that he has been hesitant to do since leaving office.

Fox’s Dana Perino, Bush’s former Press Secretary, asked about his reaction to the Boston bombing.   “I was reminded that evil exists,” Bush bluntly said, “And that there are people in the world who are willing to kill innocent people to advance a cause.” Continue reading


Filed under America, Culture, Sin

Jumping To Conclusions


I remember a college professor that used to say, “The only exercise some folks get is jumping to conclusions.”

In the past week in the aftermath of the Boston bombings, lots of folks got plenty of exercise!

CNN mistakenly reported there was an arrest last Wednesday.  John King, the CNN chief national correspondent called it “embarrassing.”   However, other news outlets followed.  The AP, Boston Globe and Fox News all said an arrest had occurred or was imminent.  When the FBI denied it, everyone had to backtrack.  Continue reading


Filed under America, Culture, Judging