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Not much is known. A shooting at Ft. Hood (60 miles from Austin TX), apparently 2 gunmen, 1 in custody, one on loose.
by Texdude
Comment Count 1101 comments on Thu Nov 05, 2009 at 12:26 PM PST with 298 Recommends
I guess the Army wanted someone familiar with sexual assault for the job. I had no idea the criteria included real life experiences. Two senior officials at the Pentagon and a Capitol Hill staffer ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 71 comments on Wed May 15, 2013 at 12:50 AM PDT with 142 Recommends
Final update at bottom. This is deeply disturbing. Yet another massacre is currently taking place at an office ...
by MeMeMeMeMe
Comment Count 518 comments on Fri Nov 06, 2009 at 09:56 AM PST with 120 Recommends
As more facts emerge about Nidal Hasan and the Ft. Hood murders, the we-can’t-afford-the-Constitution commentators are out in full force. ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 110 comments on Fri Nov 13, 2009 at 07:15 AM PST with 49 Recommends
More facts are sure to surface about Major Nidal Hasan’s motive to embark on a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, his actions leading up to it, and his personal contacts as the government’s ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Nov 10, 2009 at 05:18 AM PST with 36 Recommends
The other open thread is quite dense. Alleged suspect is Major Nidal Hassan, M.D., supposedly a military psychiatrist. CNN has reported that ...
by fivefouranonymous
Comment Count 331 comments on Thu Nov 05, 2009 at 03:53 PM PST with 36 Recommends
Today's story from News8Austin has a good a capsule description as any: ...
by lao hong han
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Mar 05, 2008 at 11:30 PM PST with 27 Recommends
Remember the New York Post, the Paper that gave us this pithy image? Well, there're at it again. So ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 121 comments on Sat Jan 16, 2010 at 11:09 AM PST with 25 Recommends
By this point, you've probably heard about the shooting at Ft. Hood. When I heard about it, I realized that a friend of mine was stationed at Ft. Hood. A pit in my gut, though, came up when I heard ...
by Samer
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Nov 05, 2009 at 05:35 PM PST with 25 Recommends
This won't be much of a diary, but as Republican squealings over the Underwear Bomber's failed attempt to blow up an airliner reach a shrill crescendo, I thought it might be interesting to compile a ...
by Simian
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Jan 08, 2010 at 05:08 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Well, this wasn't totally predictable or anything. In the wake of the tragic murders at Fort Hood, the American "Family" Association has called for the purging of Muslims from the military.
by Red Sox
Comment Count 39 comments on Mon Nov 09, 2009 at 12:21 PM PST with 23 Recommends
There is very little need to tell anyone what happened at Fort Hood yesterday. A Major who specialized in treating soldiers with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder went on a shooting rampage killing 13 ...
by Something the Dog Said
Comment Count 67 comments on Fri Nov 06, 2009 at 07:39 AM PST with 23 Recommends
Ft. Hood has exposed a terrible wound in the fabric of America, but that wound was there long before a lone gunman named Major Hasan decided to go postal on his fellow soldiers. Our ethical and ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Nov 07, 2009 at 08:59 AM PST with 22 Recommends
What's in a name? that which we call a rose. By any other name would smell as sweet. Department of Homeland Security head Janet Napolitano implied in a recent radio ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Mar 10, 2010 at 06:08 AM PST with 20 Recommends
Falling down the rabbit hole: Media trumpets Obama's spin that the "last combat brigade" has left Iraq ...
by Ralph Lopez
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Aug 20, 2010 at 12:12 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
I decided to go to a random barbershop near my house which sadly ended up being a horrible experience. Before walking into the barbershop, I overheard Arabic being spoken by the next door liquor ...
by ssaban
Comment Count 75 comments on Sun Nov 15, 2009 at 01:27 AM PST with 18 Recommends
With even the Pentagon wondering how Obama will get 40,000 more soldiers to put into Afghanistan, it is ...
by Ralph Lopez
Comment Count 62 comments on Sat Oct 17, 2009 at 01:47 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
I was planning on writing this diary yesterday but thought it prudent that I wait to see if in fact the right wing nuts tried to take advantage of the shooting tragedy in Ft. Hood....Well, they didn'...
by Majordomo
Comment Count 50 comments on Fri Nov 06, 2009 at 10:10 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Even though I live in Austin, only an hour from Ft. Hood, I did not learn of Thursday's horror until I got home at 4:30 and saw it being covered by Chris on Hardball.
by TexanJane
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Nov 06, 2009 at 03:54 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Update - The military has taken the highly unusual decision to deploy the 3rd ACR in the middle of the night, tonight, under cover of darkness. The protesters have stated they will confront ...
by Ralph Lopez
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Aug 22, 2010 at 01:21 PM PDT with 14 Recommends