I saw this story last week, and was immediately suspicious, given that there have been other high-profile hate crime hoaxes, and that the details of the victims condition didn’t preclude the possibility that the whole ordeal was self-inflicted. (CNN) — Three masked men allegedly bound a woman and carved words into her skin, police in [...]
The family of accused mass murders James Holmes issued a statement via San Diego attorney Lisa J. Damiani about ABC News’ much repeated “Yes, you’ve got the right person” quote from the early aftermath of the shooting at the Dark Knight Rises showing in Aurora Colorado. They dispute that she identified her son as the [...]
In our tips e-mail we received this breathless assertion: More Signs Point to James E. Holmes As Occupy ‘Black Bloc’ Member He Plotted to Kill Cops With Firebombs Just Like Black Bloc Chicago. We have no idea who Private Investigator Bill Warner is, but if his day work is as shoddy as his “exclusive” [...]
A few weeks before the mass shooting at the midnight showing of the final installment of the Batman series, The Dark Knight Rises, James Holmes created a profile on Adult Friend Finder. The picture from that profile is the one on the right above. TMZ has confirmed with that adult personal ads service the Holmes [...]
24 year-old James Holmes opened fire during an early Friday morning screening of the new Batman movie at an Aurora, Colorado, theater. At least 12 people were killed and up to 50 injured. (CNN) — A heavily armed gunman tossed tear gas into the darkness of an Aurora, Colorado movie theater Friday and then sprayed [...]
From Fox News : Automatic cuts in federal spending will cost the economy more than 2 million jobs, from defense contracting to border security to education, if Congress fails to resolve the looming budget crisis, according to an analysis released Tuesday. The study, obtained by The Associated Press, was conducted for the Aerospace Industries Association, [...]
Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester granted bond for George Zimmerman, accused of murdering Trayvon Martin, for a second time after revoking the original $150,000 bond set last month. CBS is reporting that the new bond is $1 million to George Zimmerman. Zimmerman’s original $150,000 bond was revoked after prosecutors accused Zimmerman of lying about the assets [...]
Good for me but not for thee is Obama’s refrain as he invoked Executive Privilege to keep hidden his actions with the disastrous Justice Dept. program called Fast & Furious — a program responsible for several deaths of American law enforcement officers as well as hundreds of Mexican citizens. In 2007 when George W. Bush [...]
This is the third attempted murder via SWAT against critics of Brett Kimberlin.
This is not good. From FoxNews.com: Two arrests have been made in the North Tulsa shootings that left three African American men dead, FOX23 reports. Cops apprehended two white males — 19-year-old Jake England and Alvin Watts, 32 — at 1:47 a.m. local time, KOKI reported. They will be charged with three counts of murder [...]
Somehow I doubt the LSM will have much to say about former Democratic Senator Jon Corzine’s titanic fraud and perjury before Congress.
Republican Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich appeared at Otto Engineering in Carpentersville, Illinois this afternoon and had a few choice words for Barack Obama. Newt told the president than he can be the fantasy algae guy and he, Newt, will be the science candidate. Newt Slams the President as a member of the “Flat Earth, Sierra [...]
The Associated Press is reporting the following story: A jury in Noblesville, just north of Indianapolis, deliberated for 13 hours before convicting Republican [Indiana] Secretary of State Charlie White on six felony charges; among those, he was accused of lying about his address on voter registration forms. The ending of the AP story speaks volumes: [...]
Al Gore will not be pleased by a particular report published by the Daily Mail. Here are excerpts from the report: The supposed ‘consensus’ on man-made global warming is facing an inconvenient challenge after the release of new temperature data showing the planet has not warmed for the past 15 years. The figures suggest that [...]
MSNBC: In a daring nighttime raid Tuesday, U.S. Navy SEALs rescued two hostages, including one American, who were being held by kidnappers in Somalia, U.S. officials tell NBC News. American Jessica Buchanan, 32, and a 60-year-old Dane, Poul Thisted, were working for a Danish relief organization in northern Somalia when they were kidnapped last October. U.S. officials [...]
When the news organization made famous by Walter Cronkite says you’re dead, you’re usually dead. Tonight CBSSports.com reported the following: Joe Paterno, the man who for decades was synonymous with Penn State football and was known by the college football world as just “JoePa”, has died. Paterno, 85, had been receiving chemotherapy as part of [...]
UPDATE II: After jumping the gun last night, it is now being widely reported that Joe Paterno has passed away at the age of 85. UPDATE: Both sources below are now reporting that Paterno’s family is refuting his death. Drudge has changed his headline as well. STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (CBS Cleveland/AP) —A Paterno family spokesman [...]
The citizens of North Korea have received an early Christmas gift. Kim Jong Il is now Kim Jong Dead. What next for North Korea?
Again: Virginia Tech says a police officer and another person have been shot and killed on campus, and authorities are seeking a suspect. In a statement posted to the university website, school officials said the officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop. There are witnesses to that shooting. Following that shooting, witnesses reported [...]
When I first heard that the nutjob who took a bunch of shots at the White House was being charged with attempting to assassinate the President of the United States, I was a bit scornful. This was one whacko who popped off less than a dozen shots towards the White House from some distance away, [...]
Not a lot of time at the moment as I’m off to RCIA here in a few minutes but I’ve just wrapped up listening to the Herman Cain presser and he hit it out of the park. Out. Of. The. Park. I hope to return with video of it all for those of you who [...]
Via The New York Times: At least 13 American soldiers were among more than 20 people killed when a Taliban suicide car bomber attacked an armored NATO shuttle bus in Kabul on Saturday, a Western military official confirmed. It was the worst loss of life among American troops in the capital in several years. The attack [...]
The Obama administration, fronted by Attorney General Eric Holder, says the US has uncovered and foiled a plan to bomb the Saudi and Israeli embassies in Washington, DC — and the plot was backed by Iran’s Qods force, which has been killing Americans in Iraq. Further, the plot was to enlist a Mexican drug [...]
Steve Jobs, the man who arguably did more to shape how people think of and use technology, died today. He had suffered pancreatic cancer and had undergone a liver transplant. To focus on Jobs’ death is the wrong thing to do. Rather, we should celebrate the life of a man who lived far more [...]