Posts tagged "arizona"

He Takes Them Off

rom Jill Lepore, at The New York Times News Desk blog:
No one knows why Jared Lee Loughner did what he did. Maybe no one will ever know. No one can explain madmen with guns. There’s a corridor at the John F. Kennedy Library where the walls are painted black and where television monitors...

Republicans Have Found Their Culprit

Trent Franks (R-AZ) made a fantastic assignation of blame today when speaking with Candy Crowley on CNN.  The "culture of death" killed six people in Arizona, in the form of a lunatic young man:
But sometimes you can see central elements, and that central element is this unhinged lunatic that had no respect for human...

An Authentically Catholic Hospital

In November of 2009 Sister Margaret McBride was fired and excommunicated by Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted. As a member of the ethics board at St. Joseph's hospital in Phoenix, McBride had authorized an abortion to save the life of a 27 year old mother of four.  The young mother survived.  In May of this...

Alarmingly, The Quran

Kos pointed out part of a letter today that has been zipping around the internets. It was written by Arizona state legislator Silvia Allen and states the reasons why SB1070, the racist, economy-crushing new Arizona immigration law, is a good thing: it will stop the drug smugglers from invading America! Here's point...