The Party That Cares

JFK

Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.

John F. Kennedy

MLK

I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

BHO

We, the People, recognize that we have responsibilities as well as rights; that our destinies are bound together; that a freedom which only asks what's in it for me, a freedom without a commitment to others, a freedom without love or charity or duty or patriotism, is unworthy of our founding ideals, and those who died in their defense.

Barack Obama

'Lone' Munich shooter kills nine, commits suicide

Shoppers rushed away from the Olympia Einkaufzentrum (OEZ) shopping mall in Munich as the building was surrounded by armed police and emergency vehicles

A teenage German-Iranian gunman who killed nine people in a shooting spree at a busy Munich shopping centre and then committed suicide had likely acted alone, German police said Saturday. The third attack on civilians in Europe in just over a week sent panicked shoppers fleeing the mall in Germany’s third largest city as elite police launched a massive operation to track down what had initially been thought to be up to three assailants. German Chancellor Angela Merkel will convene her security council on Saturday after the shooting, which came just days after an axe rampage on a train in …read more

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German-Iranian gunman kills nine in Munich, then himself: police

The entrance of a McDonalds restaurant is seen near the Olympia shopping mall, where yesterday's shooting rampage started, in Munich

By Jens Hack, Joern Poltz and Karin Strohecker MUNICH (Reuters) – An 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman who apparently acted alone opened fire near a busy shopping mall in Munich on Friday evening, killing at least nine people in the third attack on civilians in Western Europe in eight days. The pistol-wielding attacker, identified by Munich Police Chief Hubertus Andrae as a dual national from Munich, was later found dead of a suspected self-inflicted gunshot wound. Authorities said it was too early to say whether it was a terrorist attack, and said they had no immediate evidence of an Islamist motive.

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July 23, 1984: Miss America resigns

On this day in 1984, 21-year-old Vanessa Williams gives up her Miss America title, the first resignation in the pageant’s history, after Penthouse magazine announces plans to publish nude photos of the beauty queen in its September issue. Williams originally made history on September 17, 1983, when she became the first black woman to win the Miss America crown. Miss New Jersey, Suzette Charles, the first runner-up and also an African American, assumed Williams’ tiara for the two months that remained of her reign.

Vanessa Lynn Williams was born March 18, 1963, in Millwood, New York, to music teacher parents. She …read more

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