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  • Why Obama Does Not Address Connecticut Shootings

    08/09/2010 3:47:06 AM PDT · by Scanian · 44 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | August 09, 2010 | Jack Cashill
    A week ago, as is well enough known, Omar Thornton shot and killed eight of his coworkers while being escorted out of the building after having been terminated by his employer, a Connecticut beer distributor. As I write this, President Barack Obama has yet to address this subject in any public way. He is not alone in his restraint. The media have soft-pedaled the motive -- the whole shooting, for that matter. Four days after the fact, my wife, who watches CNN and listens to NPR, had not heard about it. Unlike, say, Oklahoma City or even Columbine, the tragedy...
  • Giambra's remark startles audience

    03/10/2003 4:56:09 AM PST · by KeyBored · 7 replies · 146+ views
    Buffalo News Online ^ | 3/9/2003 | Lou Michel
    Giambra's remark startles audience By LOU MICHEL News Staff Reporter 3/9/2003 County Executive Joel A. Giambra, addressing a summit on school choice Saturday, caught a number of African-Americans off guard when he explained why he removed his children from a Buffalo public school. "Our children began to be fearful of black kids," Giambra told a crowd of about 225 parents and education officials. "So we decided that something had to change, and we were fortunate enough to be able to make the choice." That statement apparently startled a number of blacks at the conference. Several, some with children, walked out...