August 7, 2012
"From a U.S. government perspective, our leaders are not really concerned about this issue. They appear to be downplaying or outright dismissing the threat from domestic non-Islamic extremists. … It should also give pause to those who are engaging in overly heated political rhetoric for personal gain."

Daryl Johnson, author of the 2009 law enforcement report entitled “Rightwing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in Radicalization and Recruitment.”

Highlighting a passage from a passage my friend Teddy Tutson highlighted from the Huffington Post article, Controversial ‘09 DHS Rightwing Report Author Responds to Critics.

May 15, 2012
Selling Trayvon Martin for Target Practice | Mother Jones

For $8, you could practice shooting Trayvon Martin right where George Zimmerman did. Seriously.

There’s a new low in the highly charged Trayvon Martin case. According to a report from Florida TV news station WKMG, an unidentified entrepreneur aimed to profit by selling paper gun targets depicting the unarmed teenager slain in February. The targets, which were advertised for sale online until Friday, feature a hoodie with crosshairs over the chest—the place where George Zimmerman shot Martin at point-blank range. While there’s plain black in lieu of Martin’s face, tucked into the hoodie’s arm are a bag of Skittles and can of iced tea like the kind Martin was carrying on that fateful night.

If I shudder any more violently, I’ll spill my coffee.

Read the rest of the article and watch the original WKMG report here.


April 1, 2012
Bill Maher Has Had It With Our Gun Culture

This is a cautionary tale about what happens when the Democrats completely lay down on an issue and let the Right get whatever they want. You get insanity.

Bill Maher can be too much, but I’m always happy to see someone arguing for better gun regulations.

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