The United States military, in a bombing attack against the Islamic State, killed 26 civilians in Syria yesterday. 7 of those killed were children.
Ted Cruz notices that a crazy couple in California has killed 14 people, and says that it’s a reminder that America is at war. If this is the biggest hint we’ve got that there’s a war going on, maybe it isn’t really a war.
Please share this graphic with your social media network to help tamp down the latest panic about mass shootings. No matter what our individual beliefs are about gun control or mass gun distribution programs, we all should agree that we don’t make the best decisions when we’re freaking out.
Every year in the United States, September 11 features newspapers, television shows and websites repeating the phrase “Never Forget.” I agree that the death of 2,980 innocent civilians in New York, Pennsylvania and Washington DC is tragic. I agree we should not forget. Today is
Last week, the Bureau of Justice Statistics released its annual report on safety in U.S. schools, bringing our knowledge of school killings up to date for the 2011-2012 school year. Our mass media worries incessantly about the murder of children in the United States, but
If the person who made the sign and put it by the side of the road was truly taxed to death, how did he make that sign in the first place, and then tow it out to the roadside?
Friday seems an apt time for this reminder: Economist John Maynard Keynes advised, “In the long run we are all dead.” Invest wisely.
“US woman accidentally shot dead by son, two, in Idaho Wal-Mart,” the BBC writes in a news headline today. The woman in question had a handgun. She put it in her handbag. Before she put the handgun in her handbag, she put bullets into the
The results of a study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association this week, have received a good deal of attention online. The research found that elderly people who reported feeling younger than their actual chronological age had a greater rate of survival
By all appearances, gone. I have to believe something will come up from the roots.
Memento mori. Do what you can in the time that remains.