We were rummaging through the post-holiday e-mail riffraff this morning, and happened onto this timely report from the U.S. Department of Justice.
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It concerns the growing number of threats to federal judges, U.S. Attorneys, and federal prosecutors (from members of the community, not, mind you, from the likes of a county attorney named Thomas and a sheriff named Joe -- they're just after the locals).
Anyway, we were looking over the 110-page report when word came in about a guy killing a court security officer and wounding a deputy U.S. marshal in a shooting at the federal courthouse in downtown Las Vegas (hence the Blue Man Group photo).
The report (stop the presses!) suggests that there are a lot more crazies out there than previously believed.
Well, we know there's at least one more -- the gunman, who died across the street shortly after the shootout.