Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Florida shooter is latest domestic terrorist

Alleged Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz is described in the inevitable avalanche of press reports as “troubled,” “a loner,” ‘hostile,” and “no clue he was dangerous.” His defense attorneys piled on to this litany of descriptive cop-outs by calling him “brain damaged,” “emotionally traumatized” and the topper, “a broken child.” (He’s 19, that’s hardly a Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: A case of made-in-America terrorism

Orlando, Florida, officials didn’t hesitate to brand the appalling and heinous massacre at a gay nightclub, domestic terrorism. The key word is domestic and using that word to describe the killing of 49 people in the worst killing spree in American history as a home-grown terror act is a huge departure from past practice. In Read More…