Today I sit and wonder what is going on in this world, as healers and heroes are being murdered in cold blood? What does it mean about humanity when...
It's not only about people being afraid of losing their right to own a gun, but it's about fearing an imagined, calamitous revolution of change that spooks the heck out of many people.
Should two brothers who were convicted of a horrific murderous crime spree be tried in court together and sentenced to death in one combined sentencing hearing? Alternatively, does justice mandate erecting a wall between their two cases and holding separate individualized hearings?
Bombing a hospital, especially with deliberate intent -- apparently at the behest of the Afghan government, which has hated the hospital for treating the injured regardless what side they're on -- is depraved and utterly reckless.
This weekend sent my mind into a whirlwind of both fond memories and melancholy. Twenty years ago, Los Angeles held it's breath bracing for riots, dissent and hostility to bubble up.
Obama didn't single out Congressional Republicans as the prime culprits, but it was strongly implied that he meant them in the congressional genuflection to the NRA. Clinton, however, did finger Republicans as the culprits and vowed to go after the GOP if elected. Clinton and Obama are right, but both left this out in their targets. In 2010, 53 Democrats took tens of thousands in campaign cash from the NRA.
In a press conference covering the brutal mass murders at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, Sheriff John Hanlin defiantly refused to mention the name of the perpetrator, Chris Harper Mercer, and encouraged the media to do the same. The media should reject the Sheriff's request.
Eric Harris. Dylan Klebold, Adam Lanza. James Holmes. They're famous. Google their names and instantly retrieve pages of references, links, and related articles. Their victims don't have the same prominence. They're dead and gone.
In the current political climate, the chances for comprehensive common sense gun control in the United States is only a pipe dream as long as the National Rifle Association controls Congress and state legislatures, for if they did not, we would have seen effective laws passed years ago resulting in countless lives saved.
Romantic thriller fans can get in line now for one of the hottest Sandra Brown books ever. This lady knows what her fans like and this time out she delivers on every requirement and need.
I only met Juan Garcia once. I was asked to visit him on September 15. For a couple of hours in a cold room in Livingston, Texas, we talked. With an unforgiving deadline approaching fast, the last things were at the forefront of our minds.
A 3-year-old has lost his life, a mother has lost her son and a family has lost their star. The child lost his life at the hands of one person; that one person who was always supposed to protect his son. On September 5, 2015 near Memphis, TN, 3-year-old Josiah was transported to the hospital and pronounced dead.
Jonathan Kellerman is world-renowned for his excellent mysteries concerning psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware. This time out, however, he writes his new novel about another psychologist, Dr. Grace Blades.
Dr. Kendra Hatcher, a University of Kentucky College of Dentistry graduate, was murdered by an unidentified gunman in Dallas, TX on Wednesday.
The Kennedy Connection was a cleverly written, suspenseful page turner in the best sense and Shooting for the Stars is its' worthy successor. In this saga, Malloy is thrown into the sleazy, headline-grabbing world of a prime-time TV newsmagazine when he joins forces with a beautiful reporter who has uncovered answers long buried that lead to the solving of a cold case from decades before.
It's clear that something must be done to reform criminal justice in New Mexico, but that doesn't mean that just anything should be done. A tougher three strikes law will take the state further away from reform.