What really happened in the Colorado Springs shooting?

Crazy in Colorado.

Emergency responders escort bystanders away from the active-shooter threat at the Centennial medical park on Friday, 27 Nov 2015. (Image: Colorado Springs Gazette)
Emergency responders escort bystanders away from the active-shooter threat at the Centennial medical park on Friday, 27 Nov 2015. (Image: Colorado Springs Gazette)

Will we eventually know what really happened in Colorado Springs this past week?

That’s a good question, now that the city’s mayor has already pronounced the shooting incident to be an act of “domestic terrorism.”  (For some reason, our authorities don’t seem able to jump to conclusions quite as quickly when a suspect shouts “Allahu akbar!” while attacking American servicemen.)

The drumbeat of a narrative emerged almost instantly, about Planned Parenthood being attacked because Colorado Springs is a “hub for conservative Christians” (whatever that is) who are implicitly slavering to shoot up abortion clinics.

A counter-narrative is also circulating, with some reports suggesting that the shooting attack on Friday had nothing to do – at least nothing that goes to motive – with the Planned Parenthood location on which subsequent news coverage has centered. Continue reading “What really happened in the Colorado Springs shooting?”

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Palestinian Authority wants to help investigate the ‘terrorist’ killings in North Carolina

Terrorists leading the investigation of “terrorism”?

"Palestinian militants" demonstrate impartiality, analytical acumen, and a mature viewpoint on "racism" by protesting the United States in 2008. (Image: Daily Mail, AP)
“Palestinian militants” demonstrate impartiality, analytical acumen, and a mature viewpoint on “racism” by protesting the United States in 2008. (Image: Daily Mail, AP)

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Perry deploying Guard to border: It’s the cartel violence, stupid

It’s the crime, stupid.

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San Bernardino city attorney to citizens: “Lock your doors and load your guns”

Bankruptcy sucks.

The bankrupt city of San Bernardino, CA voted last week to slash its fiscal-year budget by $26 million, to close up a $52.4 million shortfall. No, $26 million isn’t enough, and we’ll get to that in a minute. But the $26 million will have a significant impact on the operating budget for police and fire, and that’s got folks in a tizzy.

The difference in the law enforcement budget won’t mean a big cut in the current sworn police force. It’s down to 270 today, from a mid-2000s high of 358, but that cutback has already happened. The new budget figure caps personnel at 260. As officers retire, they won’t be replaced until the number drops below 260.

Although its crime numbers have declined overall since 2005 (leveling out in 2011 and 2012), San Bernardino remains among the most dangerous cities of its size in the country

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