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The Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Trial Catharsis

The trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been underway at the federal courthouse in Boston for about a week now, and my sense is that it’s mostly serving as one giant catharsis for the greater Boston area. I mean, it’s not … Continue reading

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About the Marathon

I’ve loved the marathon since back when I was in high school, back in the days when Bill Rogers was winning three straight and Joan Benoit Samuelson was a reasonably local hero. We would go up to Route 16 by … Continue reading

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Thoughts about the Marathon

So, I had two thoughts as I woke up this morning, about yesterday’s tragedy. First, whoever did this wanted to influence our behavior. They wanted us to do something, or more likely, to stop doing something. Stop using drones, or … Continue reading

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