A follow up to last night’s post, Salon.com ghoulishly race baits #BostonMarathon bombing with “white privilege” rant.
James Taranto observes,
The Privilege of Not Belonging
A theory of white racism against whites.
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Thus today’s insight:
To be white in America is to have the privilege of being able to define one’s political identity in...
The vote took place on a vote to close debate.
BREAKING: Bill to expand background checks for gun purchases is defeated in the Senate.
— NBC News (@NBCNews) April 17, 2013
Toomey-Manchin Fails on Cloture Vote, 54-46; Four Democrats Vote for Filibuster bit.ly/17pjCi1
— AoSHQ (@AoSHQ) April 17, 2013
Fundraising e-mail from @gabbygiffords: “Moments ago, the...
Various news reports of an arrest in the Boston Marathon Bombing, or an impending arrest.
Worth rereading: Judge William Young sentencing the shoe bomber:
See that flag,...
Marc Lamont Hill admits (to his credit) the obvious about the Gosnell news blackout
Erik Wemple, a media-focused columnist at WaPo, notes a frank assessment from Marc Lamont Hill:
In a HuffPost Live segment today on the issue, host Marc Lamont Hill made clear where his theoretical thinking lay:
“For what it’s worth, I do think that those of us on the left have made a decision...
The 844-page Immigration Reform bill was dropped on the public late yesterday.
There will be a rush to a vote as on just about every other legislative behemoth in the past four years.
David Frum, so far, is one of the clearer heads on the immigration charade known as the Gang of Eight. What the...
Despite widespread speculation that “white supremacists” were behind the killings of two prosecutors in Texas (and the wife of one of the prosecutors), it turned out that a disgruntled Texas Justice of the Peace ...
1) We wouldn’t want anyone to get the wrong idea
Yesterday Max Fisher wrote, Knowledge of pressure-cooker bombs is not limited to readers of al-Qaeda’s ‘Inspire’ magazine:
And “Inspire” was far from the first extremist publication to distribute instructions for making pressure-cooker bombs. Yair Rosenberg of Tablet Magazine points out on Twitter that...
Took place today in London.
Despite calls for protests, there was little disruption.
Via The Telegraph:
The third person killed in the bombing of the Boston Marathon has been identified.
Via Riehl World News:
The third person killed in the Boston Marathon bombings is a 23-year-old Chinese graduate student at Boston University who came to the U.S. because it was her dream to get a better education.
Identified by her...
I’m not going to link to it.
It’s just more David Sirota link bait.
Forcing a rant about “white privilege” and white men into any situation, no matter how ridiculous, has become his schtick.
He did it for the Newtown shooting:
And now he’s doing it for the Boston Marathon bombing:
No link, just look...
An envelope that tested positive for the deadly poison ricin was intercepted Tuesday afternoon at the U.S. Capitol’s off-site mail facility in Washington, congressional and law enforcement sources tell CNN.
After the envelope tested positive in a first routine test, it was retested two more times, each time...
Almost every initial media account of the Newtown shooting ended up being wrong, except for the fact that there was a shooting.
The type of weapon used was wrong, as were reports that Mrs. Lanza worked at the school, that she had a dispute with the principal, and that handguns were...