Tag Archive: Terrorism

May 18 2013

Rep. Gohmert wins nincompoop roundup

My state of Texas seems to have an inordinate share of nincompoops in public office. But it’s only fair that office holders from other states be considered before deciding which one is the nincompoopiest of all. Give credit to Pennsylvania, for example, whose GOP governor, Tom Corbett, recently scored big nincompoop points by explaining why …

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Apr 27 2013

The baby-faced bomber

Sometimes a picture speaks volumes. Sometimes it’s outright deceptive. The picture of “Bomber No. 2” didn’t look a bit like a mass murderer. A sweet-faced college kid, the former lifeguard, the nice young man described by classmates and friends. It couldn’t be. There must be some outside organization calling the shots. An international conspiracy, perhaps. …

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Apr 20 2013

Let's lace up and keep running: We can’t close down the world and huddle in our houses after the Boston Marathon attack.

I started running about four years ago to lose weight. At first I hated it. My lungs burned and my head hurt and every footstep felt like sledge hammers pounding on my calves. I persisted out of stubbornness. I’d bought a good pair of shoes and I didn’t want to waste them. A few months …

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Feb 03 2011

Fort Hood Shootings: Cornyn, Hutchison commend report

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U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) today released the following statements regarding the release of the Generic Cialis bipartisan report by Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Joe Lieberman (ID- CT) and Ranking Member Susan Collins (R-ME) on the failures of the U. S. government to prevent the November …

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Feb 01 2011

Be Glad You're Not Yemeni

By William A. Collins World-class buildings Aren't enough To bring a nation Up to snuff. Yemen is finally being thrust upon American consciousness. Little good can come of that. Until now, the Yemenis had been allowed to suffer in private desperation. That's over. Their worst liability is a sinking water table, which is compounded by …

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