By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Ever since last month's bombings at the Boston Marathon, speculation has abounded as to what led the perpetrators - suspected to be ethnic Chechens 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his 19-year-old brother, Dzhokhar - to carry out the most significant act of terrorism on U.S. soil since Sept. 11, 2001.
A top Muslim cleric in Russia's Tatarstan province was shot dead Thursday and another was wounded by a car bomb in attacks that the province's leader and local religious authorities said were probably related to the priests' criticism of radical Islamists.