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Guard Who Returned Fire Speaks About Holocaust Museum Shooting

Associated Press | GILLIAN GAYNAIR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WHITE PLAINS, Md. (AP) -- After retiring from a 27-year career as a D.C. police officer, Harry Weeks thought working security at the U.S. Holocaust Me...

Over Two Days, Hannity Devotes One Sentence To Holocaust Museum Murder

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fix News host Sean Hannity only devoted one sentence to discussing the shooting at the Holocaust Museum on his program this week, Media Matters report...

James Von Brunn's Son Slams His "Cowardice"

ABC News | MICHAEL S. JAMES, PIERRE THOMAS, JACK DATE and THERESA COOK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A son of the 88-year-old white supremacist who allegedly started a shootout at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is slamming his father's "cowardice"...

Media Gives Hate-Mongering White Supremacist Airtime, Facetime and Helpful PR

Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rachel Sklar

This is unbelievable. In last night's "NBC Nightly News," Pete Williams had a segment on the Holocaust Museum shooter, James von Brunn, and they prese...

My Daughter's Chilling Account of Years at Holocaust Museum

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

"The entire time I worked there, we always expected something terrible to happen. I was very lucky it didn't while I was there -- but it wasn't for lack of trying."

Conservative Media Freaked Out Over DHS Report On Right Wing Extremists (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When a Department of Homeland Security report on right-wing extremism was released earlier this year, the conservative media responded with outrage an...

Govt. Could Buy Security Vests For Holocaust Museum Officers: Union Official

Huffington Post | Laura Dean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Contributing Reporting By Sam Stein An executive official at the union representing security officers at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ...

What Right Wing Threat?

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Wellington Ennis

Maybe continually over-simplifying every issue in politics into a siege upon America actually helps bring about a siege mentality in Americans.

James von Brunn, Yet Another Guy With a Gun Making the Rules

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

Sometimes words are more than just words. Especially when those listening have their finger on the trigger of a gun.

Jason Linkins

Shepard Smith Says His Email Is Becoming "More And More Frightening" (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Time will tell if Shep Smith's colleagues at Fox stop taking these sorts of emails casually. Smith clearly could do that no longer.

James W. Von Brunn: Holocaust Museum Shooting Suspect Is White Supremacist

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Investigators found a notebook in the car believed to belong to alleged Holocaust Museum shooter James von Brunn with a list of other targets in the c...

Sam Stein

DHS Report Warned Against Anti-Semitic Violence | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A heavily criticized Department of Homeland Security Report on right-wing extremism that was released in April warned precisely of the type of violent...

The Shooting, Anti-Semitism and Blogging

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

It is good to see so many progressive voices condemning this bigoted and twisted act of violence. However, much of the analysis of this incident seems to skirt a more troubling and confounding question.

Sam Stein

James Von Brunn Apparently Part Of Obama "Birther" Movement | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Among the myriad of disturbing qualities of James Von Brunn, the 88-year-old man who shot and killed a security officer inside the Holocaust Museum on...

William Cohen And Wife Witnessed Holocaust Museum Shooting (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Witnesses to the shooting at Washington D.C.'s Holocaust Museum related to reporters the fear and confusion inside the building. Defense Secretary W...

On the Shooting at the National Holocaust Museum

Rep. Steve Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Steve Cohen

A despicable act of violence has occurred at a place dedicated to peace and remembrance, and in a building that is synonymous with respect.

What White Supremacists Are Saying Today About Holocaust Museum Gunman

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

I visited, for the first time, the site of Stormfront, the major white nationalist/neo-Nazi hate site. The postings are mainly critical of his actions, as they hurt the cause. Here's some of the flavor.