Morning Reads from, June 13, 2016 (a little late!)

 From for June 13, 2016 –

Morning Reads: The Preventable Tragedy in Orlando; Billionaires Out to Destroy Press Freedom

Orlando –> Sometime just before 2 a.m. Sunday, a man named Omar Mateen entered a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, and using an assault rifle and a handgun began the deadliest mass shooting in US history. Fifty are dead, including the assailant, and 53 injured. Though the man had twice been investigated by the FBI about “inflammatory” comments he had made and “possible ties” with a suicide bomber, he purchased the AR-15 assault weapon — called by the NRA the “most popular gun in America” — within the last two weeks. This is legal under current federal and Florida gun law.  Continued.

Click through to to continue reading their roundup of stories about the shooting in Orlando, campaign finance reform, Peter Thiel’s bankrolling of the Hulk Hogan’s case against Gawker, and the ever changing English language.

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1 Response to Morning Reads from, June 13, 2016 (a little late!)

  1. wordcloud9 says:

    Thanks for the link – disturbing information but important to know – the always-thoughtful Bill Moyers is a national treasure.

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