GOP baseball practice shooter in March: ‘It’s Time to Destroy Trump & Co.’

  Law enforcement authorities identified the shooter at the GOP congressional baseball practice as James T. Hodgkinson (above, left) of Belleville, Illinois. There is a Twitter profile for a James Hodgkinson from Belleville, Illinois. The account was created in January 2014. The account was little used, but it does suggest the user was deeply interested in politics and was a fan of … Continue reading GOP baseball practice shooter in March: ‘It’s Time to Destroy Trump & Co.’

To Stop the Violence, Shrink the State

When your entire political philosophy is built on the principles of command and control through force, why would your rhetoric be any different? The shooting yesterday of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, several aides and capitol police officers serves as a chilling reminder as to the state of American politics. We are no longer a … Continue reading To Stop the Violence, Shrink the State