Tag: violence

Could the Las Vegas shooting have been predicted?

Could the Las Vegas shooting have been predicted?
Stephen Paddock opened fire on a concert at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, in Las Vegas. When his rampage was 58 people were murdered and another 515 injured. It is the largest death toll from a mass shooting in American history. [EDITORIAL NOTE: The number killed and injured will be updated periodically as the numbers are... Read more »

Illinois GOP unleashes hate and racism in the budget fight

Illinois GOP unleashes hate and racism in the budget fight
Senator Toi Hutchinson, (D-Chicago Heights) has long been a target of Governor Rauner and the Illinois Policy Institute.  Illinois Policy is a lobbying arm of Governor Rauner.  Today Senator posted a sample of the hateful, and racist messages she is receiving by email and on social media.  The Senator told me all members who oppose... Read more »

Bigotry, hate, violence, and division are not acceptable

Bigotry, hate, violence, and division are not acceptable
Rule number one of governing: once elected to office, cease the divisive behavior and condemn supporters who engage in bigotry, hate, and division. That also goes for the candidates who lost. Our elected and those who lost are letting the nation down right now. For Mr. Trump, it is particularly egregious, as he won on... Read more »
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