RedBedHead: Is Gun Control Debate Missing The Point?

The brutal and tragic killing of 12 people in a movie theatre in Aurora, Colorado has raised the thorny issue of gun control in an election year. Not surprisingly both Obama and Romney, fearful of being targeted the politically powerful National Rifle Association have dodged the issue and stated that they are committed to defending ...

Canadian Progressive World: Match.com Paired Colorado Woman With Aurora Shooter James Holmes

A perfect example of one of those WTF moments we encounter in life. A Colorado woman, “Diana”,  says that Match.com paired her with James Holmes, the man accused of killing 12 people at the Friday screening of The Dark Knight Rises. Diana claims that she discovered Holmes’ profile among her suggested matches on the same day he committed ...

Melissa Fong: Making James Holmes innocent: The lengths we go to to explain White killers

(Written Jun 23, 2012 and reposted on this blog). This graphic has been circulating around the internet about how James Holmes, the killer in the recent Aurora, Colorado shooting, benefits from his Whiteness. (Image credit: Kim Katrin Crosby) Left side of graphic: I massacred innocent men, women and children in a movie theatre.  But the media ...