Posts tagged "massacre"

James Holmes and Aurora massacre: Why?

James Holmes allegedly killed 12 and wounded 58 more in the Century 16 movie theater massacre in Aurora, Colorado. Why? Lax gun control? Media violence? Bloody video games?The emergence of evil? Cultural decline? The macho gene?  No concealed-carry gun in the audience to shoot back? Take your pick. (Follow the links to see who is saying what.) At this writing,... Read more »

Taliban barbarians wipe out Christian medical team in Afghanistan

One of the ten team members that included six Americans was  New York optometrist who has spent more than 30 years providing medical aid. The team was wantonly murdered after hiking more than 10 hours over rugged mountains to care for isolated Afghan villagers. The Taliban–Moslem extremists–proudly announced their executions thusly: Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid told the AP... Read more »
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