Roundtable – A Shooting, A Hurricane, and Brexit

The Roundtable is Torchlight staff’s discussion of news and events. The text has been lightly edited for clarity, and some links were added after the fact. This conversation happened on September 2, 2019. Josh Kyu Saiewitz, Senior Managing Editor Hello and welcome to another edition of our Roundtable, Torchlight staff’s discussion of news and events.

Roundtable – More Shootings

The Roundtable is Torchlight staff’s discussion of news and events. The text has been lightly edited for clarity, and some links were added after the fact. This conversation happened on August 5, 2019. Josh Kyu Saiewitz, Senior Managing Editor Hello and welcome to our Roundtable, Torchlight staff’s discussion of recent news and events. Today we

America Continues to Choose Guns over Children

After the shooting of children and young people at Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook Elementary School, Santa Fe High School, and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, American did next to nothing. Enough already. No more excuses. Unlike cars or knives, guns were made with one purpose: to kill. Contrary to what NRA leadership and the gun

Roundtable – Gun Control

The Roundtable is Torchlight staff’s discussion of news and events. The text has been lightly edited for clarity, and some links were added after the fact. This conversation happened on February 18, 2018. Tom Rich, Editor-in-Chief Welcome to the Roundtable, Torchlight staff’s discussion of news and events. The horrible events in Parkland, Florida are foremost

Now Is The Time For Politics

As with every mass shooting in America, only more so, the cry went up last Wednesday following the attack on Congressional Republican members at a practice for a charity baseball game: Disgusting. Not a day for politics. https://t.co/Kv3H9kshNY — John Whitbeck (@JohnWhitbeck) June 14, 2017 (Whitbeck is the chair of the Republican Party in Virginia.)