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  • Loughner, shooter in Gabrielle Giffords case, given life in prison
    Loughner, shooter in Gabrielle Giffords case, given life in prison
    Top news coming in to a dry San Francisco today, right after the news of the 2012 elections (See that article here: 2012 Elections: An hour-by-hour guide)is about Jared Lee Loughner.Jared Lee Loughner is the man who shot at the crowd during the...
  • Occupy Oakland
    SF looks back at 2011, the year in review (part 2) (photos, video)
    SF looks back at 2011, the year in review (part 2) (photos, video)See part 1 of this article here: SF looks back at 2011, the year in review (part 1) (photos, video)4. Wedding of Prince William and Kate MiddletonThere had not been such a beautiful...
  • Pointing fingers
    Jared Loughner and the Sheriff's Distraction
    Distract means to divert attention. Not 48 hours after a cold, calculated killer, named Jared Loughner, killed six people and wounded thirteen others in Tucson, Pima County Arizona’s Chief Law Enforcement Officer, Sheriff Clarence Dupnik,...
  • A teddy bear sits in a tree at the Safeway where the Jan 8 shooting took place that left U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and a dozen others injured and six people dead.
    Tucson Aftermath, Part 3: Reckless Rhetoric
    At a press conference held in Tucson on the night of the shooting that left Arizona Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords critically injured along with a dozen others wounded and 6 dead, Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik took the...
  • A stuffed teddy bear and flowers sit inside empty shopping carts at the shooting rampage site in the La Toscana Village parking lot in Tucson, Arizona.
    Tucson Aftermath, Part 2: Words have consequences
    Before the shooting last Saturday in Tucson, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords had been one of a number of Democrats who had received threats in the recent year. During the contentious debates over Health Care Reform and Cap and Trade legislation...
  • Police quarantine the shopping center where U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) and several others were shot during an event in front of a Safeway grocery store January 8, 2011 in Tuscon, Arizona.
    Tucson Aftermath, Part 1: Shock, but hardly a surprise
    Last Saturday's attempted assassination of Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords left her along with a dozen others injured and 6 dead including Federal District Judge John Roll and Christina Taylor Green, a nine-year-old who, as fate...
  • Giffords shooting about health care not Palin
    Giffords shooting about health care not Palin
    As far as anyone knows, Jared Lee Loughner was neither a tea partier, nor a fan of Sarah Palin. But he was dire in need of health care for mental illness.Blaming tea party rhetoric for the Tucson shootings means proving that Loughner self...
  • Sarahs Palin speaks out: 'I have listened with sadness' (Transcript & video)
    Sarah Palin speaks out: 'I have listened with sadness' (Transcript & video)
    Sarah Palin speaks in the aftermath of the tragedy in Arizona. Her statement, her video speaks eloquently for itself, with the "heart of a public servant". The video is on the sidebar, the transcript follows in its entirety:America's...
  • Supporters urge Palin to hit back at liberal critics on Giffords shooting
    Supporters urge Palin to hit back at liberal critics on Giffords shooting
    Sarah Palin has stayed mostly silent on the Arizona massacre. This may be smart for her in the long-term – and if so, she is right to take the long-term view.After all, at this point no one should second-guess Palin’s political...
  • Jared Loughner Mugshot
    Tucson assassination susepct held without bail; Tea Party comments
    Link to additional photosPHOENIX: A federal district judge ruled today that Jared Lee Loughner will be held without bail.The 22 year old Tucson man accused of murdering 6 people and wounding 14 others in a mass shooting at a northwest Tucson...
  • The Reverend T.J. Graham can't see the elephant in the room
    Hell must have frozen over; Defending Sarah Palin against the Rev. T.J. Graham
    Just days after the Arizona massacre where 22 year old Jared Loughner opened fire on democratic congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her constituents,Nashville's Reverend T.J Grahamtook to the airwaves on his talk showand blamed Sarah Palin...
  • Patricia Maisch, heroine fought Jared Loughner
    Jared Loughner, Arizona shooter, foiled by woman (photos)
    Jared Loughner, Arizona shooter, foiled by a woman (photos)Jared Loughner, Arizona shooter, foiled by a woman (photos): 'I wondered how it would feel to be shot'Here in San Francisco residents are learning from the local news station KTVU...
  • Gabrielle Giffords, president holds one minute silence
    Gabrielle Giffords: woman snatched bullets away from shooter Jared Loughner
    Giffords: woman snatched bullets away from shooter Jared Lee Loughner, who could face death penaltyPHOENIX, Arizona — Doctors are telling the press that Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is still responding to doctors and her condition today,...
  • Gabrielle Giffords
    Arizona shooting highlights futility of force
    If you are looking for a bland characterization of the happenings of Saturday morning in Tucson, try here. You stumbled upon the wrong article.Bottom line, a 22-year-old male allegedly shot dead 6 people including a child, and injured 12 more at a...