It was a scene of devastation, a veritable slaughterhouse. You could almost hear the silent screams of brain cells as they met their doom.
Tag Archives: human interest
June 28, 2010
Come. Hear the echoes of human pit bulls. Drive north on I-91 in Connecticut toward Enfield, where its 44,895 residents have seen America’s secular bar mitzvah morph into a cause, a principle, a dogma, with a cast of characters including the American Civil Liberties Union, Americans United For the Separation of Church and State, a state-wide family-values organization called the Family Institute of Connecticut, a federal judge, The American Center For Law and Justice – which Pat Robertson founded in 1990 as an ACLU counterweight – and a Board of Education with Gregory Stokes, a respected pastor, as its chairman. There’s been a lawsuit, a federal ruling, and an open feud between the FIC’s Executive Director Peter Wolfgang, and Rick Green, a newspaper columnist. Dedicated people – volunteers who serve their community for no pay – have been portrayed as wishy-washy, liars, conspirators, and extremists.
March 15, 2010
So I wake up to find Glenn Beck’s picture pasted over the Nicene Creed …
February 3, 2010
There are moments when you know you’ve nailed it. Pick your sport’s analogy: You’ve swished the series-winning three-pointer; you’ve wedged yourself through defensive-line gorillas and crossed the goal. You’ve hit the game-winning grand slam. Spike that ball. Dance the end-zone dance. Slap those high-fives as you cross the plate. Leap. Pump your fist. No one […]