There are lessons for us from Arizona

On January 10, 2011, in Anger, Gun Crime, Hate, News, Politics, by Editor

People can read whatever biased trash they like but at least there is a corrective when they watch or listen to the news. – By Mary Ann Sieghart, The Independent, UK It’s time for America to “do a little soul-searching,” said the local sheriff after the Democrat Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot in Tuscon on […]


In the US, where hate rules at the ballot box, this tragedy has been coming for a long time

On January 10, 2011, in Hate, by Editor

The shooting of Gabrielle Giffords may lead to the temporary hibernation of rightwing rage, but it is encoded in conservative DNA. – By Michael Tomasky, The Guardian, UK It was instructive to read elected Republicans’ official statements in response to the Gabrielle Giffords shooting for what they did not say. The House Speaker, John Boehner, […]

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