Our words: “They fall on the serious and the delerious alike. They fall on the connected and the unhinged alike.”
Are you going to be finishing all of that mastodon meat?
Continue reading Cost of Modern Medicine, Insurance Reform, and Death in the Paleolithic
Today is the fifteenth anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City by Timothy McVeigh with an assist from three others. That bombing was carried out in part as retaliation by McVeigh for a percieved slight at Ruby Ridge in 1992. That bombing is an example of the material outcome of hate speech of the kind we are seeing increasingly today by Republicans, Teabaggers and the like. One hundred and sixty eight people were killed by McVeigh and his right-wing conspirators, including 19 little children (there was a day care center at the facility).
Continue reading Yes, hate speech kills. Remembering Oklahoma City