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Oklahoma City Bombing

Pondering Timothy McVeigh's Lethal Legacy

Al Eisele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Al Eisele

I hear the expressions of rage directed towards Washington from the Tea Partiers and I wonder if there are more Oklahoma Cities in our future.

Fifteen Years Later: A Grim Anniversary in Oklahoma

Mark Potok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Potok

The face of the federal government, the Patriot movement's primary enemy, is now a black one -- a fact that has exacerbated rage and fear among many whites who resent ongoing racial changes in the American population.

April 19th In History: A Look Back On Noteworthy April 19 Events

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A look back at April 19th in history reveals a number of major events, with one 15 years ago today immediately coming to mind: the Oklahoma City Bombi...

Sam Stein

Clinton Calls Out Armey And Gingrich For Reprising Roles, Reusing Lines | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speaking on Friday about the parallels between the fiery national mood during his presidency and the domestic unrest that grips the country today, for...

WATCH: Bill Clinton Talks Domestic Terror, 15 Years After Oklahoma City

Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bill Clinton delivered the keynote address at a discussion of contemporary domestic terror on the eve of the Oklahoma City bombing's 15-year anniversa...

The Resurgence of the Militia Movement

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Abraham H. Foxman

The most fitting way to honor the victims of Oklahoma City, and to make sure that their sacrifices were not in vain, is to ensure that no new McVeigh is able to emerge from the shadows to wreak destruction and sorrow.

Tea and Empathy: The Connection Between High Unemployment, Record Foreclosures, and Right Wing Rage

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Rage -- and talking about rage -- is all the rage these days. Hot on the heels of an outbreak of threats against members of Congress, this week broug...

The Tea Party, Gun Lobby & Anti-Government Rhetoric

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

The NRA routinely presents the election of Barack Obama as a virtually apocalyptic threat not only to gun ownership, but to the future of the United States itself.

A Republican-Backed Oklahoma Tea Party Paramilitary? Sounds About Right

Ross Hyzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ross Hyzer

How can Tea Partiers finally get people to just do what they say? Guns, of course. Guns will sort out this mess! This is how democracy works.

Oklahoma City Bombing 15th Anniversary: Bill Clinton To Talk Domestic Terror

Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bill Clinton will address the lessons of the Oklahoma City bombing Friday in advance of the tragedy's 15th anniversary, at an event designed to draw p...

Oklahoma to Sponsor Tea Party Militia?

Stephen Herrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Herrington

The Tea Party has no right to intimidation and armed violence. The formation of a Tea Party Militia can be construed to serve no purpose other than that.

Second Amendment Rallies Present Open Threat to Rule of Law

Josh Horwitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

With two pro-gun marches approaching in Washington and Virginia, the NRA should make it clear that, no matter what their feelings about firearm regulation, there is no constitutional right to insurrection.

Making Lemonade

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

On this day 29 years ago, a robust, warm, funny, clever man took a bullet intended for the President. Back then, this happened because we made it too easy in America for dangerous people to get dangerous guns. We still do.

America's Year of Living Dangerously

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

Since President Obama took office, our political debate has deteriorated from rancorous to poisonous with the recent assassination threats on Twitter, protesters hurling bigotry and attacks on the offices of Congressional Democrats.

Hate Groups On the Rise -- It's Only the Economy, Stupids

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrea Chalupa

The worsening recession, soaring public debt, bailouts for bankers, and misinformation over President Obama's attempts at health care reform are fueling radicalism and hate groups.

I Support Terry Nichols' Hunger Strike

Jeff Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeff Cohen

We care about Terry Nichols' diet and that of other inmates as much for our benefit as theirs. A significant upgrading in the diet of any large group of Americans may have a multiplier effect throughout society.

Good Reason for Muslims to Fear Ft. Hood Backlash

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The pack of shrill rightist bloggers and talk radio chatterers jumped all over the shooting and gleefully fanned anti-Muslim passions. It didn't take much to get the anti-Muslim hate juices flowing.

The Real Red Flag Raised By Fort Hood

David A. Love | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David A. Love

As a repository for violence, the military is not dealing with untreated mental illness among its ranks. The fact that Hasan was a mental health professional underscores the problem.

Oklahoma City Bombing Video Tapes Appear Edited: Attorney

AP | By TIM TALLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

***Scroll down for video*** OKLAHOMA CITY (AP)-- Long-secret security tapes showing the chaos immediately after the 1995 bombing of the Oklahoma Ci...

Is the Republican Jihad Making the Party More Popular and Electable?

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

The Republican playbook on disinformation, obstruction and disruption hasn't been working. In fact, the newest state by state polling data from Gallup, shows it's been backfiring.

Hate Acts and the NRA's Extreme Rhetoric

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Please take a moment this weekend to read Bob Herbert's column published today in the New York Times. His message is long overdue: Even with the mur...

Looking Back at Oklahoma City and Columbine

Al Eisele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Al Eisele

The Columbine shootings, carried out by two self-hating psychopathic students, are expertly chronicled in two new books by Colorado journalists.

Embrace Your Grace

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cathleen Falsani

Grace is, by my definition, something unexpected. So it should have been no great surprise to me to discover a great blessing of grace in, of all ...