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Lessons from Boston and Chechnya

The Original King Wrote: Apr 23, 2013 1:14 PM
CC and, once again, you provide nothing of substance to the discussion at hand. You were called out yet again and asked to provide even ONE example when I acted "superior" to anyone in this forum or ONE example when I said anything remotely similar to "it's so unfair" and, as always you have ZERO to back it up. It's easy for you to thow around these accusations but you have nothing at all to base it on. But, at any rate, I do accept your retraction of your original comment that I had called Prager last week.
We cannot bring back the stolen lives. We cannot bring back the lost limbs or the lost hearing. And we cannot mitigate the infinite grief of the victims' loved ones.

But there is something we can and must do: We must learn all the lessons we can.

Here are some:

1. The gulf between the decent and the indecent

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the older brother, once told an interviewer before a Golden Gloves boxing competition: "I don't have a single American friend. I don't understand them."

The reason Tsarnaev didn't understand Americans was not primarily cultural. Tsarnaev came to America when he was 14 or 15, an...