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Obama’s State of the Union explained

President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech left many commentators scratching their heads. In their view, Obama was admirably long on uplift but mysteriously short on specifics.  
A Massachusetts moment?
By EDITORIAL  |  January 28, 2011
Freedom of "Speech"

Freedom of "Speech"

I've been waiting for someone to point to Hollywood as a convenient scapegoat for the Arizona shootings.. So far,  so good, however, as nobody has...
By Peter Keough  |  January 20, 2011

Desert Storm

Two days before Saturday's horrific shooting in Tucson, Arizona, which gravely wounded Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and left six people dead, a woman disrupted the reading of the US Constitution on the floor of the US House of Representatives by loud
Tragedy in Tucson re-opens the question of the GOP's dangerous embrace of extremists
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  January 14, 2011

American psycho

It will be unclear for some time whether alleged Arizona shooter Jared Lee Loughner will qualify for an insanity defense. But one need not be a practicing psychiatrist to see that the 22 year old is a disturbed individual.
And the American psychosis
By EDITORIAL  |  January 14, 2011

Arlington comics dealer condones Giffords shooting; horrifies cartoonists, everyone

Whenever something really appalling happens -- the kind of thing that ought to shock us all out of our petty factions and unite us in...
By S.I. Rosenbaum  |  January 10, 2011

Reading list: Gabrielle Giffords, Jared Lee Loughner, and the Arizona shootings

Updated 3:20 pm What we're reading today. [Got links we should see? Tweet them @bostonphoenix or add in the comments.] Accomplice theory ruled out: "second"...
By Carly Carioli  |  January 09, 2011