Police use Taser on unarmed, nude child with autism wandering on highway

By: Friday June 21, 2013 12:48 pm

This is madness. I haven’t posted a Taser piece in a while, but this abuse of the “non-lethal” shock device is outrageous. Since when is an unarmed, naked child on the side of the road a threat to a law enforcement officer? This occurred in Ashland, Oregon, where motorist Adam Bednar saw her wandering at [...]

Bursting the Blue State Fantasy that Gay Enclaves Are ‘Safe’ to Be Out

By: Monday May 27, 2013 11:27 am

In the past week NYC has been rocked by a few incidents of hideous violent attacks against gays and transgender residents. There have been shootings assaults outside gay bars and a brutal killing of Mark Carson in another shooting in the Village. Michelangelo Signorile, who also points out the unending violence against transgender residents that [...]

Armed Teacher Training Program launches in 15 states; ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws = increase in homicides

By: Thursday January 3, 2013 6:00 am

These two stories are real signs of the screwed-up times. Boy, this is a bad idea on so many levels – teachers are already in high-stress positions — imagine dealing with middle-school-age, hormone-racing kids all day for one thing. Add on the responsibility of being in charge of your firearm, to keep it safeguarded yet [...]

High-crime Oakland chooses to lay off 200 police officers — but gives $17M to pro sports teams

By: Thursday December 27, 2012 3:09 pm

Wow. In these tough times, I can’t imagine what I’d think if I lived in a crime-ridden area and my elected officials opted for this decision. Oakland has the fifth highest crime rate in the nation. (Bloomberg News): Oakland, California, the fifth-most crime ridden city in America, faced a $32 million budget deficit last year. [...]

How about this, NRA? Two firefighters shot to death as they came to put out blaze (updated)

By: Monday December 24, 2012 1:21 pm

I saw this story and my heart sank. Why on earth would anyone open fire on those who put their lives on the line every day, pulling people from burning buildings, coming to work each day trying to save lives? In this case, a house in Webster, New York was ablaze and, according to CNN, [...]

America the Beautiful: ‘Riled Up’ by Fox News, bum rushing gun stores, and lack of male aggression and strategic thinking

By: Saturday December 22, 2012 7:00 am

Stories like this make me sad and curious — how many people in the U.S. are as intellectually challenged as this man? Has the nation been so dumbed down that it’s not difficult to come across countless stories of jack@ssery like this just casually surfing the news? Randolph Linn, Indiana Man, Drank 45 Beers, Got ‘Riled [...]

Art Kamm: Achieving gun control: exploiting the NRA’s unavoidable implosion

By: Monday December 17, 2012 6:00 am

This is a guest column by Dr. Art Kamm, whose Apex, NC-based blog, Art on Issues, is dedicated to his study of many topics including, but not limited to, debt, deficits, economy, leadership, healthcare, climate, politics, hunger, intolerance — and extremism in America and in our government. He can be reached on Twitter at @artonissues and on Facebook. [...]

Florida: man claims it’s his constitutional right to rape a donkey

By: Friday December 14, 2012 8:11 am

I thought I’d seen it all. Of course Carlos Romero sees it as allegedly “having sex” with, in this particular case, a miniature donkey named Doodle. In the Sunshine State, bestiality has only been against the law since 2010, and the defendant’s attorneys, turned down a deal in order to pursue a constitutional challenge to the law (Huff [...]

Freeh report: Penn State knew about sex abuse, didn’t give a damn about victims

By: Thursday July 12, 2012 9:36 am

The probe’s “most saddening and sobering finding is the total disregard for the safety and welfare of Sandusky’s child victims by the most senior leaders at Penn State.” –  former FBI director Louis Freeh’s statement on the findings during his investigation of the Penn State scandal. Yes, what about the children? It was the football [...]

Texas teen lesbian couple shot; one dies, no arrests made

By: Tuesday June 26, 2012 12:54 am

Mollie Judith Olgin, 19, and Mary Christine Chapa, 18, were found shot in the head by a couple on Saturday morning in Violet Andrews Park, near Corpus Christi, Texas. This is so sad, tragic — and frightening because a murderer is still on the loose as investigators tell KRISTV that they do not believe it was a [...]

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