(Astrology Explored) No one has claimed responsibility. 3 are dead, over 174 people were injured. The injuries were so horrific that Former Boston Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says colleagues have been “shaken to the soul” by the blasts at the Boston Marathon. He admits there is no shortage of possible suspects behind the attacks
Boston Massachusetts by U. S. historians as the birth place of American freedom. Every school child is taught the story of the Boston Tea Party, an act of rebellion against English taxes on the import of tea., taxes that were voted on by a parliament thousands of mile away. As a colony, the land in the America’s had no representation on Parliament, a fact that galled the growing and prosperous American colonies. Incited by by the rhetoric of the Sons of Liberty, led by Samuel Adams, a group of 30 to 130 men, some dressed in the Mohawk warrior disguises, boarded the three vessels and, over the course of three hours, dumped all 342 chests of tea into the water. In today’s dollars, this tea was worth close to a million dollars.
England’s response was to enact in 1774 with the Coercive Acts, or Intolerable Acts, which, among other provisions, ended local self-government in Massachusetts and closed Boston’s commerce. Continue reading