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Why did he do it? In his own mind, Omar Thornton and other men who go on rampages did to others what he believed had been done to him. He experienced hurt beyond his capacity for reason. He hurt back.
by JaneGilgun
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 05:58 AM PST with 3 Recommends
From St Louis Post Dispatch At least one person was injured by the gunman, according to police scanner traffic. The suspected gunman, believed to be a 21-year-old man, was reported to have shot ...
by kharma
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 12:49 PM PST with 13 Recommends
In Washington State there is a legislator from the suburban and farming area around Vancouver, Wa (just across the Columbia River from Portland, Or) who has announced the intention to file a bill to ...
by Stuart Heady
Comment Count 111 comments on Thu Jan 03, 2013 at 02:03 PM PST with 27 Recommends
Reading the coverage of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting there was one story that stood out in my mind. CNNs interview with First-grade teacher Kaitlin Roig who recounts how she took ...
by Joshua EldenBrady
Comment Count 99 comments on Sat Dec 29, 2012 at 05:34 PM PST with 76 Recommends
Lets hope. A party that denies science, evidence, and math has no future. The latest fiasco by the NRA was just another example. Their "press conference" was poorly crafted, poorly delivered, angry, ...
by Cpqemp
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 07:47 PM PST with 13 Recommends
1. When I first heard about the school shootings in Newtown, I didn’t have a particularly strong reaction. I saw the headlines, I saw the number 20, then it became 26, but I didn’t read the ...
by KatRap
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 11:11 AM PST with 3 Recommends
What light can an ancient philosopher shed on gun violence in America? A lot, I think. Below the fold is my recent posting on The Daly News , a sustainability news letter published on the website ...
by Eric Zencey
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 06:00 AM PST with 2 Recommends
It took an elementary school massacre for our government's leaders to finally call for gun reform. Today President Obama announces a task force. Dianne Feinstein pledges to revive a law reinstating ...
by PoliticalPizza
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 12:17 PM PST with 0 Recommends
[Updated 4:26 p.m. ET] HLN The National Rifle Assocation of America has released a statement regarding the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut. The statement reads: The National Rifle Association of ...
by 51percent
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 01:39 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Shortly on the heels of the tragic shooting in the Clackamas Town Center Mall in Oregon, where two people were killed by a gunman with a semi automatic rifle, came the biggest tragedy in US history: ...
by sanghoee
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 05:43 AM PST with 1 Recommend
"It's the end of the world, as we know it…and I feel fine." -- REM "So, if they say to you, ‘Look! He is in the wilderness,’ do not go out. If they say, ‘Look! He is in the inner rooms,’ ...
by ericfolkerth
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 07:02 AM PST with 10 Recommends
The senselessness alone would have been sufficient. So too the sheer horror. The devastated families, the tapestry of their lives ripped apart, would have been more than enough to make the events ...
by tim wise
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 02:45 PM PST with 59 Recommends
Santa gets emergency request from American Children. “ Dear Santa, Please skip the toys, we can live without them, Send Bullet Proof Vests”!
by tipmra
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 01:51 PM PST with 0 Recommends
OUT OF RESPECT Out of respect for the children let us not speak of gun control. Let us grieve in silent outrage lest one of those small figures carrying memories of fearful moments, cupboard cuddled,
by Dylan Brody
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 10:10 AM PST with 1 Recommend
DemFromCT joins Armando in talking about Sandy Hook and gun control. KagroX is off today, so Armando has taken over the dial. The Call-In number today is 417-717-1454.
by winkk
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 06:32 AM PST with 0 Recommends
My God, someone actually did it. I didn't think it was out there. I don't really think I had a clue what it would look like if it were out there. I knew, like everyone else in this country knows, ...
by PocketNaomi
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 06:33 AM PST with 0 Recommends
The following are letters that were submitted to and published today (Monday, December 17, 2012) by the Sydney Morning Herald .
by azzonie
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 01:32 AM PST with 6 Recommends
The focus on what to do about military style automatic weapons and on making them harder to get hold of is a proper focus and it is great that Diane Feinstein is introducing a bill. I hope it ...
by Stuart Heady
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 11:07 AM PST with 35 Recommends
Yep, we want to be ready to shoot those Mexicans that are part of the Drug Cartels- and shooting in the name of God is definitely the way to go! There's just something about feeling the Holy Spirit ...
by downtownLALife
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 08:22 AM PST with 2 Recommends
This from Huffpo: Peter Lanza, the father of 20-year-old Adam Lanza, who shot to death his mother in their home and then slaughtered 26 people in an elementary school before killing himself, ...
by LiberalLady
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Dec 15, 2012 at 07:00 PM PST with 6 Recommends