Mass Shootings - Breaking News & Updates
If you have been keeping up with the news aggregate catch-all site 'Google News' lately, you will notice an uptick in what's "becoming the norm" as President Obama recently put it: school shootings. I know I've noticed it. And it got me wondering just how many school shootings have taken place lately? Feels more and more like an everyday, or at least every week occurrence lately.
Since I am currently living on the Big Island of Hawaii, in Hilo about a mile from bay front, I thought I would put my time to use (while hunkered down) blogging about a first hand account with Hurricane's Iselle and Julio. I plan to do this blog like an updating journal entry.
Laws that have broad bi-partisan support come few and far between, but the GI Bill that was passed in 1944 is one of those few bills that will bring together both the most ardently conservative and die hard liberal because it was a law designed to thank those who made the ultimate sacrifice in serving our country.
Folklore has said the moon cycles have a large role in humans and animals sleep methods and quality. With the next full moon approaching July 12th, I wonder how many people this will actually affect. There have been some very interesting studies done before, during, and just after full moon cycles that show this folklore to actually hold great weight.
A 4.4 magnitude earthquake struck near Los Angeles early Monday morning, waking a lot of people up earlier than usual but not causing any immediate reports of major damages or injuries. While millions of Californians are breathing a collective sigh of relief, it is only a matter of time before the next big earthquake hits California.
The Australian Open for tennis has happened every year since it's inception back in 1905. And it's just like any other sporting event in the sense that headlines typically read very generic: So and so wins big. Upset in the making. Underdog prevails! The streak continues.. and so on and so forth. But this year, that's not really where the story was at.
Mass Shootings News & Opinion Articles
|Mon Jun 13, 2016 | theatlantic.com|
After Sunday’s shooting in an Orlando gay club, some politicians and advocates have emphasized homophobia and gun control, while others have focused on Islamic extremism.
|Thu Dec 17, 2015 | vox.com|
In 2015, there were more days with a mass shooting than days without a mass shooting.
December 2 marked the deadliest day of the year with the shooting in San...
|Fri Dec 04, 2015 | politico.com|
Mass shootings like last Friday's attack on a Planned Parenthood clinic, in which three people died, and October’s slaughter in Roseburg, Oregon, where nine people were...
|Thu Dec 03, 2015 | npr.org|
The shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., was the 355th mass shooting in the U.S. this year, or a little more than one per day. And it wasn't even the only mass shooting on...
|Thu Dec 03, 2015 | vox.com|
"This is a political choice that we make to allow this to happen every few months in America," President Obama said. "We collectively are answerable to those families who...
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