Parkland

18 Feb 19
inkstainedwretch1951

Piling on is bad form in most circumstances. But sometimes, as when you’re faced with a President whose very election is an affront to the national holiday we’re about to celebrate, it seems like an act of patriotism. No wonder there are hundreds of “Not My President’s Day” marches scheduled across the country tomorrow to […]

18 Feb 19
The Penenberg Post

The sound when social media goes silent is loud. Our country’s latest mass shooting, we saw on Friday may come as news to the group of Marjory Stoneman Douglas students, whose survival of last year’s shooting at their high school, quickly transformed them into gun control activists. Their student-led demonstration “March For Our Lives” stretched […]

18 Feb 19
Shawn Miller

Washington • When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi learned that President Trump would declare a national emergency to shift around money to finance his border wall, her denunciation was predictable. But her way of expressing outrage was not. The issue she used to make her point was important on many levels. Observing the “unease” even among […]

18 Feb 19
WGN-TV

[vemba-video id=”tv/2019/02/16/cross-vigil-aurora-victims.wgn”] Greg Zanis’ 26,275 crosses have been seen at nearly every national tragedy since Columbine. Now, five more stand in his hometown. He knew something was wrong when dozens of law enforcement vehicles, sirens screaming, rocketed by his Aurora, Illinois, house on Friday afternoon. About 15 minutes later, Zanis’ daughter called saying there was […]

18 Feb 19
BCNN1 WP

More than 2,000 people braved icy rain in sub-freezing temperatures in Illinois on Sunday for a vigil paying respects to five people killed and five police officers wounded by a factory worker who opened fire on Friday after losing his job.

18 Feb 19
Vero Communiqué

On February 14, 2018, one year after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shootings, Reps. Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Ted Deutch (FL-22), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Don Beyer (VA-08) introduced the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019. The bipartisan bill encourages states to allow family members or law enforcement officials to petition a judge to […]

18 Feb 19
Sam's Blog

In 2012, social media came to my attention. All of my friends were starting to make Twitter accounts, so caving to the decisions made by my acquaintances, I downloaded Twitter. Twitter was a big change for me in life at the time, a platform where you voice can be heard by an unlimited amount of […]

17 Feb 19
World Site News

AURORA, Ill. (Reuters) – More than 2,000 people braved icy rain in sub-freezing temperatures in Illinois on Sunday for a vigil paying respects to five people killed and five police officers wounded by a factory worker who opened fire on Friday after losing his job. Mourners attend a vigil for five people killed in a…

17 Feb 19
IMURNEWS

AURORA, Ill. (Reuters) – More than 2,000 people braved icy rain in sub-freezing temperatures in Illinois on Sunday for a vigil paying respects to five people killed and five police officers wounded by a factory worker who opened fire on Friday after losing his job. Solemn mourners stood before five white crosses with the names […]

17 Feb 19
Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

AURORA, Ill. (Reuters) – More than 2,000 people braved icy rain in sub-freezing temperatures in Illinois on Sunday for a vigil paying respects to five people killed and five police officers wounded by a factory worker who opened fire on Friday after losing his job. Mourners attend a vigil for five people killed in a […]

17 Feb 19
All Saints Church, Pasadena

“Freedom from the fear of risking change because we might be wrong frees us to get it right — by opening new doors, challenging old assumptions, chancing new undertakings.” Sermon by Susan Russell at All Saints Church, Pasadena, on Sunday, February 17, 2019.

17 Feb 19
Weeds Roots & Leaves

For a few days this week mid February has felt more like early April. The daytime temperature reached 16ºC and the sky was an intense blue unpunctuated by clouds. Two or three times a year the Osterley garden volunteers venture out into the wider parkland to clear brambles or, as we did on Friday, sort […]

17 Feb 19
Russia News Now

© static.politicoFormer FBI Dir. Andrew McCabe And now it’s time for the rest of the story about crooked G-man Andrew McCabe. This is important as we prepare for a weekend of unctuous oohing and ahhing in the alt-left media over the fired FBI director. Sunday night he’ll be treated as a conquering hero on 60 […]

17 Feb 19
Wanderer's Way

The Old Testament books of Kings and Chronicles track the history of the nation of ancient Israel from the early days of monarchy, through the division of the nation into the northern half (Israel) and the southern half (Judah), and continue right up until both nations are conquered by massive foreign powers.  Historical periods are […]

17 Feb 19
fox8.com

AURORA, Ill. — Greg Zanis’ 26,275 crosses have been seen at nearly every national tragedy since Columbine. Now, five more stand in his hometown. He knew something was wrong when dozens of law enforcement vehicles, sirens screaming, rocketed by his Aurora, Illinois, house on Friday afternoon. About 15 minutes later, Zanis’ daughter called saying there […]

17 Feb 19
Andre Eger

Major news from this past week didn’t just create headlines. Many of the week’s top stories were captured on film.  From festivals, fashion shows, and a funeral for a Washington legend, these photos capture the heartbreak and celebration behind this week’s top stories.  This week’s news included stunning shots from military exercises, New York Fashion […]