On November 22, 1963, at 12:30 pm CST, President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed as his motorcade passed through Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas. I remember that day so clearly, it’s hard to believe it was 50 years ago. I was in my chemistry class at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, in … Continue reading 50 years ago today, an American president was assassinated
The mainstream media are reporting the shooting of the chairman of the Arkansas Democratic Party at state party headquarters several hours ago. Shot by a lone gunman, Dem Chairman Bill Gwatney has been hospitalized in critical condition. The gunman was chased more than 20 miles by police before finally being caught. He died later of a gunshot … Continue reading So it’s come to this already, has it?
Hillary Clinton this morning referenced the assassination of Bobby Kennedy as a reason why she was staying in the race for the Democratic nomination, according to the AP, and only a few hours later she was apologizing, sort of. No one really knows what’s in Hillary’s head. She may have been saying lots of primary … Continue reading Inside Hillary’s head: what is that woman thinking, anyway?
Hope takes a bullet — Headline on a story about the assassination of Pakistan’s Benazir Bhutto. Seen on a supermarket newsstand in Thornton, Colorado. Kudos to the writer for the most succinct and memorable statement about the tragedy. Continue reading Hope takes a bullet
In the midst of our holiday celebrations comes the tragic news from Pakistan that former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has been assassinated. It is sobering to think that such a brave woman, who loved her country and her people and returned from exile to fight for them, would be killed for precisely those reasons. Can there … Continue reading Bhutto assassination threatens Pakistan’s stability