The Tsarnaev family, including the suspected terrorists and their parents, benefited from more than $100,000 in taxpayer-funded assistance.

The Boston Herald previously broke the story that the Boston Bombers and their families were on welfare until last year.

Now the Herald has some more details, apparently based on documents produced to Massachusetts legislators by the Patrick administration, Tsarnaev family received $100G in benefits:

The Tsarnaev family, including the suspected terrorists and their parents, benefited from more than $100,000 in taxpayer-funded assistance — a bonanza ranging from cash and food stamps to Section 8 housing from 2002 to 2012, the Herald has learned.

“The breadth of the benefits the family was receiving was stunning,” said a person with knowledge of documents handed over to a legislative committee today.

The state has handed over more than 500 documents to the 11-member House Post Audit and Oversight Committee, which today met for the first time and plans to call in officials from the Department of Transitional Assistance to testify.

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Editor’s note: This  should make the USCCB ecstatically happy.

If they had taken out a few red light cameras, instead of blowing up scores of innocent people, they might have been hailed as heroes.

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By Doug Lawrence

Probably the strangest part of the Boston Marathon Bombing Story is the fact that observant Muslims, all around the world, believe that the bombings were the will of Allah.

It was written … so to speak … since if Allah permits it, then it is his will that it should be. That’s what Muslims understand to be true.

The concept is known as “double predestination” … which means that none of us have free will, and all are mere puppets … some destined for eternal hell fire and some destined for the rewards of paradise … acting out the preordained will of a totally irrational, impersonal and unknowable god.

And … according to Mohammed (pbuh) … there’s not one thing anyone can do about it!

There is no personal guilt. There is no personal responsibility for sin. There is only the requirements of Muslim Sharia Law … which itself is a strangely twisted, regional and cultural derivative of the original Hebrew Mosaic Law.

Muslims also typically don’t understand that attempting to live according to Sharia Law is actually a deadly curse, so it’s no surprise that Muslim terrorists tend to do all the wrong things, for all the wrong reasons … since they obviously have things totally bass-ackwards … and their god wants it to be that way.

Kind of makes you wonder who their god really is.

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No justice for the babies … no peace for the abortionists?

Dr. Warren Hern, an abortion provider from Boulder, Colo., wrote:

“As my life is now, the windows cannot be uncovered at night. Sometimes I look into the homes of my neighbors and see them moving about and relaxing with their families. My office is a fortress of steel fences and bulletproof windows, and my home has become a hiding place from which I emerge and hope that I will not be the next assassin’s target.”

Everyone who associates with an abortion clinic, from doctors and nurses to volunteers, patients, and police officers, risks their lives every day to provide a necessary medical service. The very real threat of violence does not deter them, however: every day, employees at the hundreds of clinics across the country go to work.

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Editor’s note: This article is so full of exaggerations and falsehoods, it might well have been personally written by “the Father of Lies”. Abortion is not a necessary medical service, and these dedicated baby killers are nothing more than perverted, murdering fetishists. Nowhere does it mention the grievous harm perpetrated on the women … or the bloody, gruesome, merciless terror routinely perpetrated on the babies … babies whose right to life these wanton killers refuse to recognize.

We fully appreciate what abortion workers do: They kill babies for the sake of money, convenience and political ideology  They commit thousands of real, personal acts of violence … not mere threats … on women and babies … all around the world … every single day.

Vernon: The people who launched Barack Obama’s career were terrorists.

At that point, educated people — some with PHDs who would fit in at your typical faculty lounge — casually talked about doing away with the holdout resisters. What? All 25 million? Well, we’ll “work them to death,” or “starve them to death.” Whatever.

Long live the “communist or socialist society” of Weather Underground fantasies! The only thing missing, apparently, was the suggestion of gas ovens. (Oh, but the Soviet system of starvation was so much easier to finesse. Gas ovens gave the Nazis such a beastly public relations black eye, you know!)

That is what those revolutionaries really think. These are people who today have helped populate academia (Ayers and Dohrn). If anything, they do not believe the Weather Underground, in its pursuit of violence, went “far enough” (as Ayers was quoted in the New York Times as saying).

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Witness to the carnage, stories from those who were inside the Baghdad church.

When they arrived, they opened fire right away, killing Fr Wasim who was closing the church’s door, shooting in every direction, telling people to lie on the floor, and not to move or shout. Someone was able to send some text messages with a mobile phone, but the attackers shot at anyone who was using a mobile. Fr Tha’er was killed at the altar in his liturgical vestments, still celebrating the mass. His brother and mothers were also killed. Then the slaughter began. We cannot tell you what everyone told us. Even crying children were killed. Some people fled to the sacristy, and blocked the door. Yet the attackers went up to the church’s balcony and threw hand grenades through the sacristy windows, which are high up.

All leads to think that it was a well-planned attack, and that they had inside help. How could they otherwise get through the police line (which blocks the road that leads to the church), and know how to get to the balcony, etc.? They fired at the air-conditioning machines so that gas could be released and kill anyone who was nearby. They fired at the cross, laughing, taunting people: ‘Tell him to save you!’ Then, they recited the call to prayer ‘Allāhu Akbar, la ilaha illa allāhu . . .’. When the soldiers were on the verge of coming in, they blew themselves up.

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His Wrath Upon Their Heads


Revelation 1:9-10  I, John, your brother
and your partner in tribulation

and in the kingdom and patience in Christ Jesus,
was in the island which is called Patmos,
for the word of God and for the testimony of Jesus.
I was in the spirit on the Lord’s day
and heard behind me a great voice, as of a trumpet…

Revelation 1:13-18  And in the midst
of the seven golden candlesticks,
one like to the Son of man,
clothed with a garment down to the feet,
and girt about the paps with a golden girdle.
And his head and his hairs were white as white wool
and as snow.
And his eyes were as a flame of fire:
And his feet like unto fine brass, as in a burning furnace.
And his voice as the sound of many waters.
And he had in his right hand seven stars.
And from his mouth came out a sharp two-edged sword.
And his face was as the sun shineth in his power.
And when I had seen him, I fell at his feet as dead.
And he laid his right hand upon me, saying:
Fear not.
I am the First and the Last, And alive, and was dead.
And behold I am living for ever and ever
and have the keys of death and of hell.

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There has been an orgy of violence in Iraq this week, as terrorists have set off a series of bombs, murdering well over 100 people. But what happened last Sunday was so utterly horrific that it merits special, and thunderous, condemnation, backed up with lethal force if necessary.

On Sunday, an al-Qaeda affiliated terrorist group stormed into the cathedral of the Syriac Catholic Church, Our Lady of Deliverance, during the evening Mass. They immediately killed the priest offering the Holy Mass – three priests in all were murdered. They began shooting members of the congregation, and held hostage others who took refuge in a locked room. When the security forces stormed the church, the jihadists killed as many as they could, and some of them set off the suicide bombs on their belts.

Close to 60 Catholics were killed. In their cathedral. At Mass. It has now come to this, where Christians are killed at prayer by Muslim fanatics.

Christians have been in Iraq from the earliest centuries, long before there was an Iraq or, one might note, there was Islam. Jihadists have launched a campaign with genocidal intent, aimed at driving out every last Christian from what they consider to be an Islamic land. It is now clear that the only place such jihadists envision for Christians in Iraq is the grave.

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New: From Glenn McCoy at Townhall.com