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Arizona Shooter Loughner Used Marijuana... So What?

Russ Belville | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russ Belville

Arizona: If you look Mexican, we need to see your papers. If you're smoking pot, we need to throw you in jail. But if you want to take a concealed gun to a political rally, we don't need to see any papers and we won't throw you in jail.

Needed: Dr. King in Tucson

Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater

The values of Dr. King -- love, compassion, nonviolence and tolerance -- are being drowned out by the values of a fringe minority in our country.

Media Fails in Matter of Life and Death

Lauren Ashburn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lauren Ashburn

The cardinal rule of journalism is simple: Get it right or don't report it, especially when it comes to matters of life and death. But during live coverage of the shooting in Tucson this weekend, the media got it wrong over and over again.

Howard Fineman

Tucson Tragedy: What Obama Can Learn From Oklahoma City

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The deaths in Tucson are not about politics in the narrow sense, ideology or party. From what we know, Jared Loughner's acts were those of a madman divorced from reality, let alone from public debate. But that doesn't make Tucson politically meaningless.