Don't You Wish The Government Could Be More Like A Buddy Movie?

  • "I wish they could run together...they'd be like one of those old 1970s cop shows. The crusty old seen-it-all guy who goes by his gut, partnered with the brilliant rookie who's got courage to match his brains." That's an undecided voter, in a piece on the "dude vote." [Salon]
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Do School Shooters Snap Because Of A "Crisis Of Masculinity"?

Following last week's massacre at Northern Illinois University, which left six people dead and several more wounded, pundits across the nation have been looking for the easy explanation. Why did the sweet-faced 12-year-old pictured here grow up into a mass murderer, mowing down several innocent people and then… » 2/18/08 9:30am 2/18/08 9:30am

"It's The Only Thing That There's Just Too Little Of" = Kind Of An…

  • UPDATE: The Northern Illinois University shooter killed five people, including himself. [WSJ]
  • "I will be haunted to the end of my days by what my child has done." That's the mother of Latina Williams, who killed herself and two classmates Louisiana Technical College last week.
  • And in other senseless death news: 82…
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