Welcome to America. Land of the Free, Home of the Dead Children.

Jillian Soto uses a phone to get information about her sister, Victoria Soto, a teacher at the Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Conn. on Friday, after a gunman killed more than two dozen people, including 20 children. Victoria Soto, 27, was among those killed. (Jessica Hill/AP)

The already absurd, outdated, and grasping statements […]

Welcome to Seattle, The Netherlands

Yes of course that’s overstating it, but there’s no escaping the feeling in Seattle right now, that a huge social seachange has just occurred. Because it has.

Plus, we have streetcars.

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