This article in Time today echos several others I’ve seen recently:
Ten Years After Columbine, It’s Easier to Bear Arms
In the decade since, massacres perpetrated by deranged gunmen have continued – including the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre in which Cho Seung-Hui killed 32 people and wounded many others. But something odd has occurred. Whatever momentum the [...]
It didn’t take long for the new administration to start pushing more gun control. This time, they are trying to blame scary “assault weapons” for the violence we’ve seen in Mexico:
Mexican government officials have complained that the availability of sophisticated guns from the United States have emboldened drug traffickers to fight over access routes into [...]
An exercise in irony:
Ret. Gen. Clark: McCain lacks command experience
Sun Jun 29, 10:28 PM ET
WASHINGTON – Retired Gen. Wesley Clark, a former Democratic presidential candidate now supporting Barack Obama, said Sunday John McCain’s military service does not automatically qualify him to be commander in chief.
Underscoring during a national television appearance a position he has been [...]
And this guy wants to be our president:
An advisor, Daniel Kurtzer, to Barack Obama says that Obama didn’t realize what he was saying to AIPAC when he used the term ”undivided” in reference to Jerusalem.
Holy crap, that’s just bad.
This AP headline just pisses me off:
War bill helps Iraqis, may ignore Katrina victims
NEW ORLEANS – A long way from Iraq and the war debate in Washington, Herman Moore sat outside a tent in a downtown New Orleans homeless camp, trying to make sense of a proposal that helps Iraqi war refugees but will likely [...]
Now, Rev. Wright says that criticism is an attack on the “black church”. From all the vile spewage we’ve seen from him, I’d say that criticism is roundly deserved. Being black doesn’t excuse stupid, racist garbage.
But then, what do I know? I’m just an Typical White Person.