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Liz Peek: After Florida shooting, it's time for conservatives to stand against mass murder

Friday  23:21,   16 february 2018
FOX News

John Fredericks, host of a widely followed conservative radio show, did something brave Thursday. He questioned, on air, whether people should have access to rapid-fire guns.Fredericks acknowledged that his call for increased regulation was bound[...]

The Bad Parent Caucus

Friday  19:50,   16 february 2018
The New York Times

Stuff the thoughts, hold the prayers, and do something to stop school shootings.Here’s a thought: The next politician to express sorrow over the slaughter of students at a school without offering any specific remedy should be run out of office, for[...]

How a generation of American children grew up expecting to be shot by other children

Friday  19:50,   16 february 2018
The Week

In my lifetime American children being murdered at school by their fellow students has become an almost unremarkable occurrence. How did this happen? When Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold killed 12 of their classmates and one teacher in Columbine,[...]

Why is it so hard for Trump to say that evil things are evil?

Friday  19:50,   16 february 2018
MSN

Nazis, domestic violence, the epidemic of mass shootings — the list goes on.“It almost wouldn’t even have to be[...]

Let's mourn our losses, celebrate our children before turning Florida shooting political

Thursday  21:50,   15 february 2018
USA TODAY

Find the young superstars where you live, wrap your arms around them and remind them about the good in this fragile world we live in.I spent much of my day Tuesday listening as passionate and smart high school kids talked about school projects they[...]

What Kind Of Society Condemns People For Praying After A School Shooting?

Thursday  21:25,   15 february 2018
The Federalist

No matter our passion and sincerity, human wisdom alone will not solve the terrible problem of mass shootings in America. To solve that problem, we need God. And we need each other.We need[...]

American Carnage

Thursday  21:25,   15 february 2018
The Atlantic

In his inaugural address, Donald Trump declared, “This American carnage stops right here and stops right now.” He knew it would not. We know it did not. “I’ll be able to make sure that when you walk down the street in your inner city, or wherever[...]

How will the Trump administration grapple with America's gun violence?

Thursday  18:04,   15 february 2018
The Week

We can discuss the murder of 16 students and a coach at a high school in Parkland, Florida, on Wednesday without talking about guns if it will make you feel safer. But it wouldn't be a very realistic conversation. Since the 2012 Sandy Hook[...]

Opinions | A groundswell for sanity

Thursday  18:04,   15 february 2018
MSN

Fatigue over constant smarmy news transcends political identity.The split in American politics we may be missing is not left vs. right or pro-Trump vs. anti-Trump but normality vs. the Trump-inspired Washington[...]

Opinions | Christopher Steele is a hero – and Americans owe him their thanks

Thursday  17:45,   15 february 2018
MSN

What the Republicans don't want you to see.Load[...]

What the White House Knew About Rob Porter

Wednesday  20:46,   14 february 2018
The New York Times

Maybe he was a great staff secretary. You can’t separate that from the allegations against him.The White House knew about problems with the staff secretary Rob Porter’s security clearance nearly a year before he was forced to resign, F.B.I. director [...]

Marc Thiessen: Grassley-Graham memo deserves attention from everyone -- and answers from DOJ

Wednesday  20:46,   14 february 2018
FOX News

After House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., sent his memo laying out potential abuses of the FISA process by the FBI to the White House, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., demanded that he be removed as chairman. Nunes was[...]

Drowning in debt

Tuesday  20:40,   13 february 2018
MSN

<p>In "Hamlet," Shakespeare pens one of the most familiar lines – and best advice – ever written. Before Laertes leaves for Paris, his father, Polonius, tells him: "Neither a borrower nor a lender be"</p>In "Hamlet,"[...]

Trump Doesn’t Give a Dam

Tuesday  04:50,   13 february 2018
The New York Times

His infrastructure “plan” is an obvious scam. But why didn’t he offer something legit?Donald Trump doesn’t give a dam. Or a bridge. Or a road. Or a sewer system. Or any of the other things we talk about when we talk about[...]

Trump needs to face facts on Kelly: Generals don't have supernatural powers

Tuesday  03:15,   13 february 2018
USA TODAY

History shows that few senior military officers have succeeded as high-level aides to presidents. Sometimes they've been downright disastrous.The news that retired Marine Corps General John Kelly had knowledge of the spousal abuse charges[...]