Entries by Adam L Silverman

Yesterday in Domestic Terrorism and Stochastic Violence: Exceedingly Pale Edition Part II

Last night Adam Purinton of Olathe, KS decided he needed to take his 1st and 2nd Amendment rights out for some exercise at the local sports bar. Purinton killed one patron of the bar and wounded two. A man opened fire at a crowded Olathe bar, killing one man and wounding two others before he was […]

Late Evening Open Thread: Time to Rethink the Whole Top of the Food Chain Thing…

Remarkable photo shows bobcat dragging shark ashore http://t.co/pdCOgD0xcW pic.twitter.com/T1Dhr5YMUl — The Palm Beach Post (@pbpost) April 7, 2015 Video at this link! Real or photoshopped? That might be your reaction when you see a photo of a bobcat dragging a 4-foot-shark from the water. YouReporter John Bailey sent the picture to us which he said […]

Today In Be Careful What You Wish For: Not So Strange Bedfellows Edition II

Shortly after the election the American Jewish Congress and the Islamic Society of North America formally entered into a civil rights protection and promotion and civil society defense agreement. Today, in response to yesterday’s violence and vandalism at St. Louis’s Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery, Linda Sarsour and Tarik El-Messidi have started a fundraising campaign to help repair the damage done. DONATE […]

Resources

Last night in the comments to Doug!’s post about the breaking news regarding the Trump Organization’s lawyer, an opposition Ukrainian member of Parliament, and a Russian-American with significant ties to organized crime, as well as US law enforcement, a number of people asked where they could find information on all of the financial connections. There […]

Today in Domestic Terrorism and Stochastic Violence

This week the weekly phone in bomb threat to multiple Jewish Community Centers and synagogues came a day early. Instead of Tuesday, the preferred day for the last several week’s worth of calls, the caller moved it to Monday. Perhaps to capture the festive spirit of Presidents’ Day. WHITEFISH BAY — Officials with the Village […]

Something Important to Consider

Earlier this evening, in the comments to my post about the concerns being expressed about the US at the Munich Security Conference, a couple of commenters expressed their views that the US has wasted tons of money interfering all over the world, ignoring international law, and basically doing terrible things. And as a result the […]

This is How You See the World. This is How We See It!

To Steal the Sky is the late 80s HBO docudrama about Israel’s Operation Diamond that resulted in the theft of an Iraqi MiG 21 by Iraqi fighter pilot Munir Redfa. At the 52 minute mark, Ben Cross playing Redfa, stands up to leave the room where he’s meeting with Israeli intelligence officers and walks past a map […]