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Lessons from Boston and Chechnya

The Original King Wrote: Apr 23, 2013 5:14 PM
Chries...just out of idle curiosity, when did CC earn his 2 "points"...when he got caught making a jackzz out of himself for insisting that he had recently heard me call into the show (when I hadn't in 5 years) or when he simply wrote out my entire post and then added "LOL" THAT was brilliant.
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...