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News, The Snitch Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Talks About Gun Control to a Packed Audience in Oakland

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Talks About Gun Control to a Packed Audience in Oakland

A packed house of enthusiastic admirers filled the Paramount Theater in downtown Oakland last night to greet former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly. Giffords became a national symbol for gun control when she was shot…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist <em>The Newsroom</em>, Episode 4: Sexual Tension, Jealousy, Lies, and a Bit of News Stuff

The Newsroom, Episode 4: Sexual Tension, Jealousy, Lies, and a Bit of News Stuff

Before we get started, is anyone else bummed about the theme tune to The Newsroom? It's just a bit... cheesy drama. We feel like it should pack more of a punch, like the actual show does. Still. Minor quibble. Let's…
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News, The Snitch Rush Limbaugh Supporter Sends Leland Yee Death Threats

Rush Limbaugh Supporter Sends Leland Yee Death Threats

State Sen. Leland Yee received death threats after the San Francisco Democrat asked conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh to apologize for mocking the Chinese language in his radio show last week.Yee's staffers said the messages came via fax this…
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News, The Snitch Gov. Jerry Brown Receives Death Threats, CHP Investigates

Gov. Jerry Brown Receives Death Threats, CHP Investigates

Authorities are investigating graffiti-scribbled death threats made yesterday targeting Gov. Jerry Brown in Southern California.The CHP is investigating the messages, which were spray-painted on a residential wall in Santa Ana, according to media reports. The governor's office was referring all…
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News, The Snitch Safeway Reconsidering Whether to Allow Congress on Your Corner Events at Its Stores

Safeway Reconsidering Whether to Allow Congress on Your Corner Events at Its Stores

Safeway Inc. is reconsidering whether to continue allowing the Congress on Your Corner events to take place at the grocery stores across the nation after the tragic shooting in Arizona that left six people dead and Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in serious…
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News, The Snitch Alex Clemens Helps Establish Scholarship Fund For Arizona Shooting Victim Gabe Zimmerman

Alex Clemens Helps Establish Scholarship Fund For Arizona Shooting Victim Gabe Zimmerman

It was only yesterday that Alex Clemens and Jonathan Klein went live with their scholarship fund in memory of Arizona shooting victim, Gabe Zimmerman, and already they have raised more than $4,000. The two San Francisco residents don't have any…
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News, The Snitch The Real Message of Jared Loughner

The Real Message of Jared Loughner

There's been a lot of ink devoted to analyzing Jared Loughner's motivations in the shooting rampage that left U.S. Rep Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) seriously wounded and six others, including a 9-year-old girl, dead. Much of the press attention has focused…
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News, The Snitch Giffords Shooting: Was it Politics or Just Mental Illness?

Giffords Shooting: Was it Politics or Just Mental Illness?

It's easy to blame the incendiary rhetoric of vociferous Tea Party Republicans for the recent shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, the Arizona Democrat who remains in critical condition after she was shot in the head on Saturday. But in Phoenix,…
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