December 14, 2012

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A Gun-Owner's Response to the Tragedy in CT

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | December 14, 2012 | 5:35 PM | comments

What I do know is that this wouldn't have happened the way it did if guns were harder to acquire in the United States, which likely isn't what the firearm advocacy groups are going to say today.Read More

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Connecticut School Shooting - How We Mourn [Open Thread]

Filed by James Holmes | December 14, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

It is too early to know all the details, and we may never have all the answers, but we as a country now enter a time of mourning and reflection. How does this happen? How to we prevent it from happening again? Read More


Is Your Senator a Champion?

Filed by Terrance Heath | December 14, 2012 | 2:30 PM | comments

As Washington approaches a "fiscal cliff" of its own making, our elected officials appear to be forgetting some important things.Read More


My Boy: RIP Charlie

Filed by Karen Ocamb | December 14, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

My boy, Charlie, died last night. I am sad beyond tears, as is his sister Pepper - a Carin terrier (like Toto in the Wizard of Oz) who loved him immensely.Read More


More on Hun Sen's Hot Rod Homos

Filed by Bil Browning | December 14, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

Andrew Sullivan picked up on my laugh at Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's awkward statement of support for LGBT people this week. Two of his readers chimed in to acknowledge that the Prime Minister probably meant exactly what he said - and explained why.Read More


Pelosi on Republicans' Secret DOMA Funding

Filed by Bil Browning | December 14, 2012 | 10:45 AM | comments

"Here they go again. It's bad enough that Speaker Boehner and House Republicans are wasting taxpayer dollars to defend the indefensible Defense of Marriage Act - and losing in every case. Now, they have reached a new low - signing...Read More


Bigoted Interference Edition [What You Need To Know]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | December 14, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

As the East Aurora IL School Board mess breaks down further, a very similar story comes out of Florida. Plus, Britain honors a trans* trailblazer, House GOP raise the DOMA defense credit line, PA readies for a fight, and moreRead More

Why the World Won't End Next Week

Filed by Bil Browning | December 14, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

NASA is so positive that the world won't end on Dec 21, they've released a video called "Why the World Didn't End Yesterday" already. So take that Mayans.......Read More