In an L.A. Weekly blog column, Henry Rollins, former frontman for Black Flag and writer, rebuked Robin Williams for taking his own life.
Admonishing a deceased man for actions he took while alive is futile, especially if the belief is that the dead are no more or are no longer in hearing distance is correct. If Williams could read the column, he might laugh, if it weren’t for references to his beloved family. His wondrous sense of humor allowed him to joke about himself and show compassion toward others as he plowed through pain . . .
Click here to read about Henry Rollins’ rant against Robin Williams’ suicide.
Mark Mayfield, vice chairman of the Mississippi tea party, was found dead Friday in his Ridgeland home of an apparent self-inflicted wound to the head.
Mayfield, 57, an attorney, was one of four men accused of conspiring to photograph Sen.(R-Miss.) bedridden wife in her nursing home. Conservative blogger Clayton Kelly posted pictures and a video online which were quickly taken down . . .
Mississippi tea party leader Mark Mayfield dies by apparent suicide. Click here for report.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Courtni Webb, 17, a San Francisco high school senior, at the Life Learning Academy on Treasure Island, was suspended until further notice for a poem she wrote about Adam Lanza and the Newtown, Conn. school massacre. The poem does not express grief for the victims but states she knows what drove the shooter, to pull “the trigger” . . .