Anyone see this on Good Morning America today? It's an interview with Loughner's best friend from high school. Here's a link even though it comes with a bullcrap 30 second commercial at first. Claims the kid didn't watch TV or the news, didn't listen to talk radio and wasn't on the left or right.
High school, hmmm, and he is how old now? Are they still friends? Did this guy just want his 15 minutes?
My brother doesn't have a TV either, but knows all the current events, anyway! Now these are just questions that come to my mind, not detracting from what he said, just wondering, curious minds want to know!
An Egyptian writer, Ptah Hotep, put patriarchal beliefs as clearly as
anyone in the early civilizations: "If you are a man of note, found for
yourself a household, and love your wife at home, as it beseems. Fill her
belly, clothe her back. . . . But hold her back from getting the mastery.
Remember that her eye is her stormwind, and her vulva and mouth are her
Yet you wanted to belive him, so you did.
If he'd said that Loughner was a Palin-loving Teabagger in high school, but hadn't spoken to him in two years, you'd be tearing his credibility to shreds, wouldn't you?
You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence. —CHARLES A. BEARD
The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them. - Patrick Henry