Heroes (June 2, 1999)

The end of May saw another school yard shooting. Fifteen year-old Thomas Solomon, Jr., “a quiet, churchgoing Boy Scout,” marched into his Conyer, Georgia school and popped off a dozen or so rounds from a rifle, injuring a handful of his schoolmates. It’s reported that unlike Oregon’s Kip Kinkle or Colorado’s Eric Harris and Dylan […]

The Beheading Video

Upon hearing of the beheading of Philadelphia “contractor” Nicolas Berg in Iraq by self-proclaimed al Qaeda operatives, I searched the internet for articles on the incident. I found over a hundred news reports, most of them reporting the same thing from the same angle. A few had still photos of the victim and of his […]