Jon Stewart on the Emanuel AME Shooting

Jon Stewart on the Emanuel AME Shooting

Last night comedian Jon Stewart, the host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, set aside his jokes to speak directly to his audience about the deaths of nine African American worshipers at the historical Emanuel AME Church, in Charleston, South Carolina. A solum and unscripted Stewart, stares straight into the… Read More

Only Children Weep

Only Children Weep

Ferguson, Missouri – November 24, 2014 after the Grand Jury declined to indict Officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing 18-year-old Michael Brown “They’ve done it before and they did it tonight and they’ll do it again, and when they do it seems that only children weep.”  —Atticus Finch from… Read More

What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

I am posting the 911 call from “Last Stop Bullets and Burgers,” a shooting range/restaurant/tourist attraction in the far corner of NW Arizona, 60 miles from Las Vegas. There, on August 25th, a nine-year-old girl accidentally shot her “instructor” in the head after her parents payed for her to play… Read More