Last week's terrible incident in Aurora, Colorado in which 70 people were shot, 12 fatally, at a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises made many of us think about how awful these episodes of senseless violence are, how precious and fragile life is, and that we should stay close and be good to ou ... More >>
On Thursday Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan shot up Fort Hood, killing 12. Though a soldier for 12 years, Hasan apparently demonstrated, out loud, loyalty and affection for global jihad. It's appropriate to ask what such a person was doing in the U.S. Army.
Bits and pieces are coming out about Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the shooter in custody in the Fort Hood massacre. Records show he was born in Virginia, graduated from Virginia Tech and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences' F. Edward Hebert School Of Medicine in Bethesda, Mary ... More >>
After the parade. Twitpic by Mzthicknflychic. Theeeee Yankees won! Doooooouuug Hoffman lost! The week was a mixed bag -- half fire, half dog poo. How 'bout them Yanks? They won one in Philly, then another, and were back home at the climax. Local merchants didn't get much out of it -- nor, Tom R ... More >>
At least three shooters in army fatigues -- not necessarily soldiers -- have shot up the Fort Hood army base in Killeen, Texas. The perps started their assault at 1:30 p.m. Seven are reported dead, 20 wounded. The latest reports have the shooters neutralized or at bay, but the base remains in ... More >>