tragedy http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/7684/all en Soros Crony Jeffrey Sachs Predictably Politicizes Tragedy http://www.mrc.org/articles/soros-crony-jeffrey-sachs-predictably-politicizes-tragedy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In wake of Sandy Hook shootings, Sachs argues U.S. should ‘adopt gun control laws’ like Australia. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Sachs, a <a href="http://www.earth.columbia.edu/articles/view/1770">Columbia Professor</a> and former runner-up for the World Bank Presidency nomination, didn’t waste any time in using the tragedy in Newtown, Conn. to promote his already existent pro-gun control campaign. <br class="kix-line-break" /><br class="kix-line-break" />Since the violence at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut on Dec. 14, Sachs has tweeted 15 original tweets (not including retweets), and written 3 articles for his own website alone ranting for stricter gun control laws.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/soros-crony-jeffrey-sachs-predictably-politicizes-tragedy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government Austalia funding George Soros Gun Control gun rights Guns Jeffrey Sachs sandy hook school shooting second amendment tragedy violence Tue, 18 Dec 2012 20:02:46 +0000 julia.seymour 42069 at http://www.mrc.org Never Let a Tragedy Go to Waste http://www.mrc.org/commentary/never-let-tragedy-go-waste <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-kennedy">Dan Kennedy</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>When former Obama Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel advised never letting a crisis go to waste - as political opportunity - he might have added tragedy as well.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/never-let-tragedy-go-waste" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business incident tragedy Wed, 12 Jan 2011 21:52:00 +0000 admin 30043 at http://www.mrc.org ABC Tells Story of Faith in Tragedy http://www.mrc.org/articles/abc-tells-story-faith-tragedy <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seward">Julia Seward</a> </div> </div> </div> <br /> <p ><i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">Good Morning America</i> today showed that faith can sustain people through tragedy with the inspiring story of the Chapman family enduring the loss of their youngest daughter.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/abc-tells-story-faith-tragedy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education Faith abc GoodMorningAmerica Religion RobinRoberts StevenCurtisChapman tragedy Wed, 06 Aug 2008 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28130 at http://www.mrc.org Washington Post Declares 'Human-Generated Carbon Dioxide Emissions' Already Cause of Disasters http://www.mrc.org/articles/washington-post-declares-human-generated-carbon-dioxide-emissions-already-cause-disasters <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Washington Post apparently ran out of space on page 2A May 28, because its global warming scare story didn’t have room for any view other than climate change as a manmade catastrophe. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/washington-post-declares-human-generated-carbon-dioxide-emissions-already-cause-disasters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Environment arctic calamity carbon catastrophe ClimateChange drought forestfire fuel gas GlobalWarming Hurricane ice NaturalDisasters oil polarbear Snow tornado tragedy Wed, 28 May 2008 21:19:50 +0000 admin 26154 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Use Bridge Tragedy to Build Support for Higher Taxes http://www.mrc.org/commentary/networks-use-bridge-tragedy-build-support-higher-taxes <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     There used to be a delay between tragedy and people trying to capitalize on it.</p> <br /> <p >     Used to be.</p> <br /> <p >     But as terrifying and horrible as the I-35W bridge collapse is, it’s quickly become political leverage as tax-and-spend liberals line up to do just that.</p> <br /> <p >     And the media might even be worse.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/networks-use-bridge-tragedy-build-support-higher-taxes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business 35 bridge collapse death Debate fall I35W infrastructure Minnesota river tax toll tragedy Wed, 08 Aug 2007 16:12:51 +0000 admin 29640 at http://www.mrc.org NBA, the Next Civil Rights Frontier http://www.mrc.org/timeswatch/nba-next-civil-rights-frontier <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Plus Admiring Liberal Sen. Chris Dodd and Blaming the Gun Lobby for VT Murders </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> The Next Civil Rights Frontier<br /> "An academic study of the National Basketball Association, whose playoffs continue tonight, suggests that a racial bias found in other parts of American society has existed on the basketball court as well." - <b >Lead sentence to a May 2 front-page story by sportswriter Alan Schwarz about an academic paper alleging discrimination in foul calls against black NBA players</b>.<br /> Times Again Ignores Unanimous Rejection of Kyoto by Senate<p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/timeswatch/nba-next-civil-rights-frontier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> TimesWatch presidential sarkozy tragedy Fri, 04 May 2007 19:38:29 +0000 admin 8106 at http://www.mrc.org