London imam’s ability to separate himself from anger and save the life of a man who wanted to kill Muslims is a reminder that no one is predestined to be swept away by righteous anger into unrighteous acts.
Real-life gunfights, like the shootout at an Alexandria, Virginia, ballfield, are scary, chaotic, and sloppy. Bullets, even those fired by trained law enforcement officers, fly all over the place. Yet some lawmakers still want to arm every civilian.
The sorry political blame-game after a left-wing gunman shot Republicans was predictable because it’s what we always do. Jerry Falwell blamed the ACLU for 9/11. Jane Fonda blamed Sarah Palin for the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
Greg Gianforte’s alleged assault on a reporter is the latest addition to a growing body of evidence suggesting right-wing intolerance, not simply for inconvenient facts, but also for impertinent questions.
Fumbling fingers have always pinned corsages to girl’s dresses. Nervous couples have always pledged themselves one to the other. “Pomp and Circumstance” has always heralded the graduates. When you witness spring’s rituals, you almost always smile.
People often ask if Trump is “crazy” or engaged in some deep strategy invisible to mere mortals. But they are overthinking him. All evidence suggests the answer is actually simple: Donald Trump is stupid.
Sure, it’s fair to criticize Obama for his Syrian policy or his healthcare plan. But his birth certificate? Really? “Subhuman mongrel?” Seriously? And you mean to tell me a brother can’t even get a hearing on a Supreme Court nominee?
A day after U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced prosecutors would not charge George Zimmerman with a federal hate crime, Trayvon Martin's parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, held a press conference calling the decision 'very disappointing.' Fulton encouraged people to get involved in activism and fight injustice.
José A. Iglesiasel Nuevo Herald
Trayvon Martin's parents on decision not to charge Zimmerman with hate crime
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Dave Barry and Carl Hiaasen talk politics, Florida and a presidential bid at the Miracle Theatre
81-year-old woman on a coffee run leads police on slow-speed chase