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This Week In Crazy: The Stupidity Of A Free State

A well-regulated militia — which consists predominantly of disturbed white men who retch at the mere mention of “regulation” — being necessary to the stupidity of a free state, we can always look forward to hearing more pro-gun idiocy after a tragic mass shooting. Welcome to “This Week In Crazy.”

October 9, 2015

Bush Family’s War On English

To say “stuff happens” about a mass shooting is to suggest that mass shootings are somehow inevitable and unavoidable. But that is simply not true. This “stuff” doesn’t happen everywhere — not with the numbing frequency it does here.

October 7, 2015

Twisted Social Media And Mass Murder

These online communities for the ill and the lonely let the killers know that after the deed, which usually includes their death, they will have lots of people following them.

October 6, 2015
Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin speaks during a news conference, updating the public a day after after a mass shooting Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Oregon Sheriff Wrote, ‘Gun Control Is NOT The Answer,’ And Residents Agree

The tone in Roseburg is different than it was in Santa Barbara, Connecticut or Tucson.

October 5, 2015

Oregon Town Reels From Classroom Carnage

Residents of a quiet Oregon town struggled to comprehend the carnage left by the latest U.S. mass shooting as investigators puzzled over what drove a young gunman to kill nine people in a college classroom before he died in an exchange of gunfire with police.

October 2, 2015