Smackdowns

Oregon Teacher’s Letter to Lawmakers: ‘The rights of my 5-year-old… are not important to you’

Oregon Teacher’s Letter to Lawmakers: ‘The rights of my 5-year-old… are not important to you’

Melissa Duclos works as a writing teacher at an Oregon community college. The recent shootings at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College means new safety guidelines for teachers. Melissa Duclos decided to pen a letter to the cowardly lawmakers who expect teachers to fight gunmen. She goes through the emergency protocols her school has for if a […]

The Time Roger Ebert Smacked Down News Media For Glorifying Killers

The Time Roger Ebert Smacked Down News Media For Glorifying Killers

Social media and a few select news portals are discussing the role the news media plays in mass killings in the wake of the country‚Äôs 294th mass shooting when a 26-year-old man opened fire at Umpqua Community College in Oregon in a rampage that resulted in 10 deaths and 9 injuries. Legendary film critic Roger […]