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In-Civil Discourse: Missing is a Voice Demanding What's Best Amidst the Media Noise

Matthew Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Gregory

Militant conservatives are on the rise, our Senate is barely functional; many liberals are spineless. What is missing is a voice that demanding what is best in us and not drowned out by media noise.

Steve King Grabs Cameraman After Questions On IRS Attack (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Congressman Steve King (R-IA) grabbed Think Progress' Victor Zapanta Thursday at a tax day tea party rally and argued with the cameraman, after being ...

Broken Government, Bloodshed and Violence: Are Our Politicians Listening?

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

There has been explosive growth in the number of anti-government individuals and groups in the U.S. who see the government as their enemy.

Darren Spayd Charged: Angry Delaware Man Suggested Plane Attack On County Government

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW CASTLE, Del. — Police in Delaware say a man angry about his sewer bill was arrested after he suggested someone should crash a plane into a c...

Tax Favors, IBM, and the Murder of Vernon Hunter

David Cay Johnston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Cay Johnston

The important aspects of the Joe Stack suicide attack story that have been left out by the mainstream media relate to how corrupt and outdated tax law-writing is in this country.

Polticians' Curious Reactions Joe Stack's Suicide Attack

New York Times | FRANK RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

No one knows what history will make of the present -- least of all journalists, who can at best write history's sloppy first draft. But if I were to p...

Glenn Beck's Message: It Is Happening Here

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

Let's pause and give thanks to Glenn Beck. No, seriously -- that's what he's due.

Is Joe Stack a Wake-Up Call to America?

John W. Whitehead | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John W. Whitehead

Stack is neither a hero nor a martyr. Nor is he technically a terrorist. Rather, he is the end product of a system that pays little heed to the disaffected, discontent, and voiceless.

It's Not Politics, It's Bonkers

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Wolff

Let's make nuttiness in America the issue. Forget right or left or any matters of ideology. Why not make the pressing public issue about logic, pers...

Rep. King Justifies Suicide Attack On IRS: Sympathizes With Hatred Of IRS, Hopes For Its Destruction

thinkprogress.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Thursday, a man flew a plane into a Texas federal building in an apparent domestic terrorist attack. The suicide bomber, identified as Joseph Andre...

When is Terrorism not Terrorism? Austin, Joe Stack, and Why Semantics Matter

Jeff Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schneider

This past Wednesday, an insane man flew an airplane into a building in Austin, TX. He intended to destroy the local offices of the IRS. He intended th...

Samantha Bell, Joe Stack Daughter, Calls Father 'Hero' But Denounces Act

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

(AP) AUSTIN, Texas — The daughter of a man who crashed his small plane into a building housing offices of the Internal Revenue Service called he...

Senator Scott Brown On Austin Terror Attack: "People Are Frustrated"

Bill Lichtenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Lichtenstein

In what Fox News is calling his first national TV interview since being elected, Scott Brown pointed to the public's frustration with Washington when he was asked about Joe Stack.

Open Letter to Joe Stack

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Yo Joe, (Yeah, I know you may have a little trouble reading this right now...) I read your rant. I guess that is why you flew your plane into a buil...

Joe Stack STATEMENT: Alleged Suicide Note From Austin Pilot Posted Online

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A Joe Stack statement has surfaced online, allegedly a suicide note by the pilot of the Austin plane crash today. Local newspaper The Austin Statesma...

The Fire Next Time: IRS Plane Assault Hints of Things to Come

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

Deplorable though he might be, Joe Stack is not quite a "random bad apple." We ignore his screed, suicide, and crime at our own risk.

Embedded Art: Web Site Linked To Austin Plane Crash

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Embedded Art was a firmware and software development company run by Joe Stack, pilot of today's Austin plane crash. If you go to Embedded Art's Web s...

Austin Pilot Suicide Note: Joe Stack Motivated By Tax Law In IRS Attack

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In his suicide note, the computer software engineer who flew a small plane into a building with Internal Revenue Service offices in Texas on Thursday ...