Category: National

Feds Examine Killing Sprees

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The FBI analyzed 154 killing sprees in the United States between 2002 and 2012 in which three or more individuals were shot by one or more attackers participating in a random or systematic mass murders.

[OPINION] The Magician’s Con: Renewing FISA and the NDAA Under Cover of the Fiscal Cliff Debates

What characterizes American government today is not so much dysfunctional politics as it is ruthlessly contrived governance carried out behind the entertaining, distracting and disingenuous curtain of political theater. And what political theater it is, diabolically Shakespearean at times, full of sound and fury, yet in the end, signifying nothing.

[OPINION] The Hoax of Entitlement Reform

It has become accepted economic wisdom, uttered with deadpan certainty by policy pundits and budget scolds on both sides of the aisle, that the only way to get control over America’s looming deficits is to “reform entitlements.” But the accepted wisdom is wrong.