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After Newtown, teachers are the new American heroes

Dec 19, 2012

After Newtown, teachers are the new American heroes

When TIME Magazine picks its Persons of the Year, it is hard to imagine that Victoria Soto and Dawn Hochsprung, the teachers at Sandy Hook who died in the line of duty, would not make the cut. America has rediscovered old heroes. #Inpraiseof #Teachers #Sandy Hook Elementary #Newtown shooting
No Connecticut-like tragedy again while I'm in office: Obama

Dec 17, 2012

No Connecticut-like tragedy again while I'm in office: Obama

Consoling the grieving families of the victims of the tragic Connecticut school shooting, US President Barack Obama has said the nation is not doing enough to keep its children safe and promised to use the power of his office to prevent such "tragedies". #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Connecticut shooting #Sandy Hook Elementary School
Gun control: America must act after Connecticut school shooting

Dec 15, 2012

Gun control: America must act after Connecticut school shooting

One child dying is too many, and 20 is surely reason enough to take baby steps forward, even if we don't yet know the end result. #Barack Obama #InMyOpinion #USA #Newton #Gun control #Connecticut #Sandy Hook Elementary
Will Obama have the courage to stand up to the US gun lobby?

Dec 15, 2012

Will Obama have the courage to stand up to the US gun lobby?

In a statement Friday during a nationally televised appearance in the White House just hours after one of the worst shooting rampages in US history, President Obama called for "meaningful action" on gun control. #Barack Obama #WhatNext #USA #Gun control #Connecticut #Sandy Hook Elementary
Quiet Connecticut town rocked by mass school shooting

Dec 15, 2012

Quiet Connecticut town rocked by mass school shooting

Tearful parents and children gathered around Sandy Hook Elementary School by midday on Friday, surrounded by police vehicles, as young and old alike struggled to make sense of a shooting rampage that killed at least 28 people, including 20 children. #NewsTracker #USA #Newton #Connecticut #Sandy Hook Elementary

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Quiet Connecticut town rocked by mass school shooting

Sep 18, 2014

Gun Store Names Rifle Barrel After Obama But Can't Spell His Name

A California gun store is selling a rifle attachment named “Obama’s Blaster" to mock the president's support for stricter gun control laws. In a post on its website dripping with sarcasm , Ares Armor described the nearly foot-long upper portion of an... #George W. Bush #California #Barack Obama #Secret Service #Mars (planet) #Earth (planet) #Huffington Post
Quiet Connecticut town rocked by mass school shooting

Sep 17, 2014

Action star Liam Neeson on Bono, Ralph Fiennes, and his fear of guns and technology

'Action heroes used to be for much younger men, but now I get all these scripts where it’s, ‘Scratch 35, and now it’s 60’!' laughs Liam Neeson, 62, acknowledging his role in reshaping today’s new breed of bus-pass-carrying action hero. But he’s still... #Ralph Fiennes #Connecticut #United Kingdom #Natasha Richardson #Liam Neeson #New York (state)
Quiet Connecticut town rocked by mass school shooting

Sep 07, 2014

Gubernatorial TV debate: Cuomo again becomes the pinata in absentia

With Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo refusing to debate opponent Zephyr Teachout before Tuesdays Democratic primary, she faced off again with his Republican challenger, Rob Astorino, in a 30-minute televised debate that aired Saturday night. Saturdays debate on... #Andrew Cuomo #Brian Lehrer #Zephyr Teachout #U.S. Republican Party #WNYC #Rob Astorino #Albany, NY