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Donald Trump speaks to the Trask Coliseum at University of North Carolina in Wilmington, North Carolina. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Trump Says ‘Second Amendment People’ ‘Can Do’ Something About Hillary Clinton

“If she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do folks,” Trump said at a rally. “Although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is, I don’t know,” he continued. The U.S. Constitution’s Second Amendment guarantees a right to bear firearms.

August 10, 2016
Republican U.S. Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Phoenix, Arizona, June 18, 2016. REUTERS/Nancy Wiechec

Trumpism Won’t Disappear When He Does

The assassination of Donald Trump on Saturday would have been a new low for a political season that is already the most dispiriting in memory. It would have deprived a family of its father and husband. And it would have imparted the moral authority of martyrdom to Trump’s ideas.

June 22, 2016

The Homicide That Darkened American History

This Wednesday marked the 150th anniversary of the Abraham Lincoln assassination. He was the Civil War’s last casualty.

April 17, 2015

White House Plays Down New Report Of Secret Service Woes

A report reveals that it took the Secret Service days to realize that a man fired multiple bullets at the upstairs residence of the White House.

September 29, 2014

Afghan Election Front-Runner Abdullah Escapes Assassination Attempt

Kabul (AFP) – Afghan presidential front-runner Abdullah Abdullah escaped an assassination attempt Friday when two blasts hit his campaign motorcade in Kabul, killing at least six people just ahead of a hotly contested run-off election. “The first attack was a suicide car bomb on a convoy of Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and the second was a […]

June 6, 2014

Why You Should Question The Official Version Of The Saudi Assassination Plot

The official version of the foiled Saudi diplomat’s assassination sounds too convoluted to be true — and many skeptics have pointed to inconsistencies and holes in the plot to suggest that the U.S. government is using the incident as an excuse to further isolate Iran. The government’s account of the events sounds more like a […]

October 14, 2011

Secret Justice Department Memo Justifies Assassination of Anwar al-Awlaki

A secret memo, written by Justice Department lawyers David Barron and Martin Lederman, provides a legal rationale for the assassination of Al-Qaeda propagandist Anwar al-Awlaki, according to the New York Times. Al-Awlaki was killed in Yemen last month in an attack carried out by an unmanned CIA drone. His death was controversial, since unlike other […]

October 9, 2011

Fox News Twitter Hacked, Resulting in Tweets About Obama’s (Imaginary) Assassination

Apparently Fox News was the victim of some hackers intent on sullying its until-now clean journalistic reputation over the holiday weekend: A series of alarming Twitter posts about President Obama appeared on Fox News’s Twitter account for political news early Monday morning, and the Web site for the cable television network said it was a […]

July 5, 2011