Category: 2012

Elementary school massacre: 27 killed Elementary school massacred, including 20 kids, at Connecticut school

A teacher’s son — clad in black and carrying three assault weapons — rampaged through a Connecticut elementary school Friday, killing 20 small children and six adults, including his mother, in the nation’s second-worst school shooting, law enforcement officials said. The gunman, identified as Adam Lanza, 20, was also found dead at Sandy Hook Elementary School […]

Did You Vote?

Hey everybody. Did you vote this year? Or did you assume your vote wouldn’t make a difference? Voter turnout for 2012 fell to 118 million from 2008’s impressive turnout of 131 million, with only 60% of eligible voters actually exercising their right to choose their government. In an election where the difference in the popular […]

Missed Opportunities at the Republican Convention by Dr. Dennis Becker

“It’s August 28. We’ve just finished watching and listening to the first night of the Republican Convention.” With that, Dr. Dennis Becker launched electionspeakers.com, a series of podcasts in which the speech coaches at Brookline, Massachusetts-based The Speech Improvement Company, Inc. objectively critique the important speakers of the 2012 presidential campaign. “These broadcasts are designed […]

Suspect Found 12 shot dead at ‘Dark Knight Rises’ screening in Aurora, Colorado

A suspect was apprehended in the shopping center’s parking lot, Oates said.He was named as 24-year-old James Holmes. Twelve people were killed and at least 50 others wounded early Friday when a gunman wearing a bullet-proof vest opened fire during a midnight screening of the latest Batman movie near Denver, authorities and witnesses said. A three-month-old child and a six-year-old girl were […]

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