‘Dark Knight’ Suspect Had An NIH Grant Given To ‘Outstanding Neuroscientists’

Erin Fuchs Business Insider 7/22/2012

More information is emerging about James Holmes, the quiet 24-year-old allegedly behind Friday’s deadly shooting rampage at a Colorado screening of the latest Batman movie.

Holmes, a doctoral student at the University of Colorado at Denver, had won a neuroscience training grant from the National Institutes of Health, a university […]

Did you know about these shootings in Aurora?

Mother Of Pastor Shot, Killed Outside Aurora Church

CBS Local Denver 4/22/2012

Two people were shot and killed Sunday afternoon outside a church in Aurora.

The church is located at 10868 East Bethany Drive.

The shootings happened around 3 p.m. while a service was ending at the New Destiny Christian Center.

Police said two vehicles […]

Let’s set aside the ‘obviously insane’ conclusion for now [Fritzworth]

OpenBlogger Ace of Spades HQ 7/21/2012

One would think we have learned nothing from the 20th century.

Among the various news reports and statements by officials today, in the wake of the Aurora shootings, is a constant refrain that the shooter himself, James Holmes, is obviously insane, deranged, or otherwise non compos mentis — indeed, […]

Learning to say IDK

Matt Welch Opinion USA Today 7/21/2012

Even before most Americans had found out that a dozen moviegoers in Aurora, Colo., had been pitilessly gunned down, allegedly by a young man named Jim Holmes, ABC News reporter Brian Ross was already linking the massacre to an odd if familiar suspect: the Tea Party.

“There’s a Jim […]

Batman and Evil

Ben Domenech Ricochet 7/20/2012

…I wasn’t a fan of comics. I was a fan of Batman. Because Batman, unlike the others, really understood evil in all its varied forms… and because he was, from my childlike perspective, the only hero who inhabited the real world. You’ve read the pieces about how much it would cost […]

Interview With James Michael Holmes, Hispanic Tea Party Member Falsely Accused by ABC News

Joel B. Pollak Breitbart.com Big Government 20 Jul 2012

Falsely accused James Michael Holmes.

Breitbart News spoke to James Michael Holmes, the Tea Party member falsely identified this morning by ABC News’ Brian Ross and George Stephanopoulos on Good Morning America as the possible suspect in the mass shooting early this morning at […]