Tue, 28 April 2015
Baltimore dominates the morning headlines, so Greg Dworkin points us first to Ta-Nehisi Coates. Shifting gears, three views on guns, from scientists, the public, and the government. And there's always the view that just rejects reality, as with the ACA & the pundits of doom. Baltimore's mayor botches a line & the right goes bonkers. An area teacher's Facebook post offers an alternative story of the descent into violence. Remarkable comments from an Orioles exec. Tulsa Sheriff finds a scapegoat. Study: Gun ownership and uncontrollable anger go hand in hand. But there's more. What if I told you that guns actually spray copious amounts of a powerful neurotoxin known to spark anger and impulse control issues? Crazy, right? Well, what if I told you the neurotoxin was... lead? The app that tells gun enthusiasts how to find the homes of people they think are anti-gun.