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James Von Brunn

The Enemy from Within: Why We Cannot Focus Solely on Islamic Terrorism

Matt Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Kane

We need to remember that no group has monopolized the threat of terrorism against this country, and be prepared not only for a foreign-based act, but also one that could be conceived by Americans.

The Fort Hood Shooting and the White Privilege of Disassociation

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

The Fort Hood shootings no more reflect on the whole of Islam or South Asians than Timothy McVeigh or James Von Brunn reflect on white, Christian males.

James Von Brunn Dead: Holocaust Museum Shooter Died In Hospital

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The 89-year-old white supremacist charged in a deadly shooting at Washington's Holocaust museum died Wednesday in North Carolina, w...

Death at the Holocaust Museum and the Degradation of the American Dialogue

Michael Rowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Rowe

There was a time when intellectual honesty was not considered unpatriotic; when compassion for, and understanding of, your fellow man was a sign of strength, not weakness.

James Von Brunn, Accused Holocaust Museum Shooter, Appears In Court

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — An 89-year-old white supremacist charged with killing a security guard at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum was ordered to remain ...

We Don't Negotiate With Terrorists

Dan Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Sweeney

Note the phrase "threatened use of force" in the definition of terrorism, and then ask yourself what the guy at Obama's event with an assault weapon was doing, given the events of the past year or so.

Von Brunn Indicted In Holocaust Museum Shooting

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A federal grand jury indicted an elderly white supremacist Wednesday on charges that could earn him the death penalty in the fatal ...

Mainstreaming The Fringe: Lou Dobbs Fuels Birther Bonfire

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

The birther movement is about a larger, more sinister attempt to paint Obama as the Manchurian Candidate, with all the evil connotations that come with it.

FBI Found Child Porn On Holocaust Museum Suspect's Computer

Washington Post | Del Quentin Wilber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Authorities discovered child pornography on a computer used by James W. von Brunn, the 88-year-old white supremacist accused of killing a security gua...

Democracy's Paradox

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Wanna hear a good Holocaust joke? Or a rib-tickler about lynching? How about starving Ethiopians? You'll bust a gut. I spent an eerie couple of hours...

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...

Patriot Acts: Four Reasons the USA Is Still the Bomb

Dan Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Sweeney

My weekly newspaper columns are usually about local issues, but as this week's column had a national bent, I figured I'd post it here for all of you H...

How Can I Be Loved for Hating Everybody?

B. Jeffrey Madoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
B. Jeffrey Madoff

The world is changing way too fast. A year ago we thought Hillary Clinton might get elected. Television pundits repeatedly asked us if we were ready...

WorldNetDaily Feeds the Extremists

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

If Fox News is guilty in hastening the death of Tiller, Farah and WorldNetDaily also are. Too bad WND Joseph Farah lacks the guts to honestly address the subject.

Erik Von Brunn, Shooter's Son: I Wish Dad Had Died Instead

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The son of a white supremacist accused of killing a guard at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum said Monday the shooting was unforg...

Judge: Holocaust Museum Suspect Can't Appear In Court

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A white supremacist accused of fatally shooting a security guard at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is in no condition to appear...

Smart Cars, Terrorism, and Hoping for Audacity

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Susan Corso

The only option. Change. Radical, untried, brand new ideas implemented to change the way things have been done around here for decades. When are we going to get it? What's it going to take?

James Von Brunn Expected To Survive: FBI

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A judge is expected to hear a report on the health of a white supremacist accused of killing a security guard at the U.S. Holocaust...

Recent Shootings Show Threat Of 'Lone Wolf' Terrorists

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — An elderly man enters a crowded museum carrying a rifle and begins shooting. A young man in Arkansas pulls the trigger outside a mi...

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...

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"...

Holocaust Museum Reopens Two Days After Shooting

AP | GILLIAN GAYNAIR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Liz Johnson showed up Friday to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum with 12 Girl Scouts in tow. None of them was alive when the Holo...

Fox Loudmouth Rhetoric Comes Home to Roost

Richard M. Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard M. Benjamin

Palpable demographic shifts have sparked considerable terror among a cadre of white Americans -- a fear that whites will be politically and culturally moribund in their "own" land.

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."

Weekly Standard May Have Been Museum Shooter Target

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

FBI agents visited the offices of the conservative Weekly Standard magazine yesterday after a shooting at the Holocaust Memorial Museum and told emplo...