Recently, much has been written about a search of Adam Lanza’s personal effects. The list indicated the shooter was a card-carrying member of the NRA who had massive amounts of guns, ammunition and a gun safe in his room. Less has been reported on his personal journals and drawings . . .
Read about how Adam Lanza’s personal journals and drawings can offer insight on his motivation for the Sandy Hook school shooting.
Late Wednesday afternoon, the Chicago Teachers Union, with president Karen Lewis at the helm, led protests against the closing of 53 elementary schools and one high school. Union’s leaders, teachers, parents, religious leaders and concerned community members gathered at Daley Plaza, then marched on LaSalle Street, culminating in a sit-in on the southbound lanes of the street, in front of City Hall . . .
Click here to read about Chicago school closings protest.
Nike, one of the sponsors that never left Tiger Woods during his marital discord, has released a new ad with a picture of Woods with “Winning takes care of everything,” emblazoned across the bottom.
The Washington Post reported the ad has received 8,000 likes on Facebook and 2,000 tweets. But not everyone is happy about it, and re-tweeting doesn’t mean, “I agree” . . .
Read about Nike’s new Tiger Woods ad by clicking here.
First impressions can be misleading, or they can be lasting. In mid-2004, I had a random opportunity to meet Michelle Obama who was then the wife of former US Senate candidate, Barack Obama. It was my first and only in-person contact with her . . .
Click here to read about how the writer met the then future FLOTUS.
A 16-year-old accidentally shot and killed his 12-year-old brother, in the gated Nona Crest subdivision, of Orlando, Fla., Friday afternoon. Police have not released the name of the teen or his sibling stating the investigation is active and the teen will not be charged . . .
Click here to read about the tragedy in an Orlando, Florida gated community.
CNN reported lawyers for AEG Live, the concert promotion company that has been accused of liability in the death of Michael Jackson, has behaved “aggressively and erratically” in questioning Jackson’s children and mother . . .
Click here for the latest scoop on Katherine Jackson et al. vs. AEG Live.
US school children are being diagnosed with some form of autism at the rate of 1 in 50, according to a new Center for Disease Control study. Authors of the government study say this is due to better detection–not environmental factors . . .
Read about the CDC’s new study on autism.
Alissa and Robbie Parker, parents of 6-year-old Emilie, one of the Newtown, Conn., murder victims, recently met face-to-face with Peter Lanza, the father of the killer, Adam Lanza, 20. Robbie Parker spoke out after the shooting and expressed condolences to the shooter’s family . . .