Posts Tagged ‘boston fbi raids’

My latest examiner piece is one of opinion Romance and Reality is up at, a peek:

Yet as the activists cheered the NBA’s Lakers prepare to go to Arizona to play for the NBA west title. The injustice of the law is apparently not sufficent to risk the wrath of LA fans or the NBA’s bottom line. (The Highland park Ill girls team is not so lucky.)

You can find this and my other writing for here. Every time you read and share one of my articles it is as if you are putting a couple of cents in DaTipJar.

…since I gave him a ring as soon as I headed down there and gave him several updates while I was there. He answered with some first rate posts while I was on the ground.

If you haven’t check them out yet you should.

I see why he has a co-blogger, it really gives one a better reach when you have a second person who can be posting while you get the info.

Update: Stacy’s latest: How can someone hate America?

I interviewed several people on Waverly Ave about the raids:

The person I spoke to first was Marilyn

UPDATE: I know Marilyn was under the weather but whatever was troubling her seems to have affected the video, I’ll re-upload it asap.

Here is a quick pan of the neighborhood:

The most popular person in the neighborhood at least as far as the media was concerned was Barbara Lacerra who took video of the arrest of Mohammad Bakht Zameen

At one point the FBI headed for the Elderly public housing project next door

I went over to see what was going on but was turned away, supposedly they were having lunch. After all even FBI agents have to eat.

I took another pan of the reporters:

And then interviewed Bill

and then after a quick peek of Channel fives closing

found it was time to leave

Update: I haven’t seen any of the National coverage of this stuff but I called Stacy McCain with updates from Waverly ave. Check out his stuff.

Update 2: Stop the Raids!

Just back from Watertown putting up a few Quick photos:

Waverly Ave: A typical street in Watertown 5-13-10

Just another street in Watertown

Just another house on the street

Until the FBI arrived

FBI approaching the house at 39 Waverly Avg 5-13-10