snipers

October 3, 1980 - "We All Come - We All Go".

News of the day for October 3, 1980 - Good(ish) news on the economy. Rose Kennedy recovering from surgery. Lillian Carter recovering from Surgery. News on Vernon Jordan sniper attack. Larry Holmes-Muhammad Ali fight. 3 day smog siege in Southern California. Tehran Radio plays Stars And Stripes Forever by accident. Representative Robert Bauman pleads not guilty to soliciting sex from a 16 year-old boy. Polish unions go on one hour strike, shutting down the country.

Painted Demons

This story has haunted me since I blogged about it; the sheer malevolency of "baiting" as a strategy is like a big gut check to anyone who still ret