Archive for the 'Terrorism' Category

Anti-Abortion. Anti-Life. Anti-Law.

It’s been quite awhile since I’ve posted, but yesterday’s murder of Dr. George Tiller — one of only two or three medical practitioners in the entire country who performed “late term” abortions –caught my attention in a way nothing has for some time. Dr. Tiller had been the target of violence and threats and heated [...]

Mommy Still Cries

I first posted this two years ago, on the 5th anniversary of 9/11.  It still says exactly what I feel, and think, about that horrible, world-changing day.  The only thing I’ve changed, for this post, is the image. * * * * * Five years ago, with the images of the planes hitting the twin [...]

Night Terrors (Updated)

Continuing the unhelpful theme of “just stop saying this stuff”, the RNC has chastised its terrified Tennessee representatives: (CNN) – Republican National Committee Chairman Mike Duncan formally denounced Thursday the Tennessee Republican Party’s use of Barack Obama’s full name in a recent press release questioning the Illinois senator’s commitment to Israel. “The RNC rejects these [...]

Romney falls on his sword

Mitt Romney, speaking to CPAC, just dropped a bomb and changed the GOP presidential primary race altogether: Mitt Romney suspended his bid for the Republican presidential nomination Thursday, saying if he continued it would “forestall the launch of a national campaign and be making it easier for Sen. Clinton or Obama to win.” “In this [...]

Symphony 9/11 and the Politics of Fear

Apparently there were false statements made in the build-up to the Iraq War. Who’da thunk it? WASHINGTON – A study by two nonprofit journalism organizations found that President Bush and top administration officials issued hundreds of false statements about the national security threat from Iraq in the two years following the 2001 terrorist attacks. [...] [...]