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Friday, August 23, 2013

Stories to Watch: 8/23/13

The owner of the store that sold the assault weapon used in the Sandy Hook massacre pleads guilty to "misdemeanor charges of transferring a firearm before completing a background check and failing to maintain proper firearm records" Sounds like a real asset to the community.

The newest rightwing hysteria-fad: freaking out about black criminals. It started with Trayvon and now they just can't let it go. Never mind that it's irrational. They're heading down a road that leads to open white supremacism. I'll be glad when the summer doldrums are over, because conservatives seem determined to fill up the hole in political news with piles and piles of crazy.

Related: federal prosecutors say race was not a motive in the random killing of Australian Chris Lane. I guarantee that this gives the rightwing blogosphere the sads.

Pres. Obama thinks Republicans need to watch "Schoolhouse Rock" and learn a little something about how government works.

You know how I keep saying that if NSA surveillance can be abused, it will be abused? Don't say I didn't warn you.

Finally, in a blind taste test, Obamacare-haters prefer Obamacare over the status quo.

[cartoon via Truthdig]

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