From the category archives:

Crime

Beck on the Santa Barbara Killings

May 27, 2014

Six people were killed and thirteen were wounded when 22 year old Elliot Rodger went on his killing spree this weekend.  Rodger left a massive manifesto and many YouTube videos trying to explain his mindset before perpetrating these murders. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends of the victims. Unfortunately, the [...]

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Bundy Ranch Standoff Ends

April 13, 2014

Hopefully you’ve been paying attention to events happening in Nevada regarding rancher Clive Bundy’s conflict with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) — it says a lot about what is bubbling beneath the surface in DC and across the nation. The case is simple: Bundy has to pay grazing fees to the federal government since [...]

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Another Fort Hood Shooting

April 3, 2014

Yesterday, Ivan Lopez opened fire at the Fort Hood military base in Texas, killing three and wounding sixteen before killing himself.  Lopez was being treated for mental illness, perhaps PTSD, before the attack.  The motive behind this shooting is still trying to be understood at this time. However, nearly five years after the first shooting [...]

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DC Attack Leaves 13 Dead

September 16, 2013

Thirty-four year old discharged navy veteran Aaron Alexis used an official ID to walk into a DC-area naval yard and opened fire.  Details are still coming in, but as of now 12 people were killed by Alexis, who himself was killed in a subsequent firefight. We do know that Alexis was an unstable man suffering [...]

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The IRS Scandal: Washington Bound

July 18, 2013

On May 10th Lois Lerner spoke of misconduct by the IRS which purposefully targeted groups who were politically opposed to the administration, essentially breaking the IRS scandal. Well, things have been quiet for a while — until today.  Issa’s House Oversight Committee called IRS officials from the much-maligned Cincinnati office to testify.  Well, they did [...]

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George Zimmerman Acquitted

July 14, 2013

Last evening the six-member jury deliberating the guilt of George Zimmerman found him not guilty, acquitting him for the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.  The Blaze has great coverage of the last 24 hours, as this story keeps developing. Having been on a million juries (that’s what I get for voting in every election!), [...]

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Steven Crowder, the Zimmerman Trial, and Facebook

July 2, 2013

Last week Rachel Jeantel testified as a witness for the prosecution against George Zimmerman in the trial over the death of Trayvon Martin. Her testimony was just plain awful, generated uncomfortable laughs, as well as plenty of racial controversy (what doesn’t these days!). So here comes Steven Crowder, who loves to draw attention to the [...]

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NSA Surveillance Programs Wreak Havoc on Liberty

June 7, 2013

The National Security Agency (NSA) has been collecting data from (at the every least) Verizon to data-mine billions of phone calls in order to prevent future terror attacks — and they’ve been doing it for seven years (BTW if that’s the case, then they really dropped the ball in Boston, didn’t they)! It’s not just [...]

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House Mulling Perjury Charge Against AG Holder

May 28, 2013

Attorney General Eric Holder testified in front of the House Judiciary Committee on May 15 that he didn’t know about the Justice Department’s investigation of Fox News’ James Rosen.  When pushed by a Democrat to relate the DOJ’s behavior to the 1917 Espionage Act, Holder said: “In regard to potential prosecution of the press for [...]

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The IRS Scandal and the 5th Amendment: To Plead or Not to Plead

May 22, 2013

Lois Lerner, the woman who planted the question on May 10 which blew open the IRS Scandal, was called in front of a Congressional committee to address her role in overseeing the improper IRS targeting of conservative groups. As it turns out, Lerner has experience targeting conservative groups as far back as the 1990s. After [...]

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Obama Speaks About IRS Scandal

May 15, 2013

At about 6:20pm EDT, President Obama gave a three-minute statement relating to the IRS scandal, saying that he will accept the resignation of acting IRS Commissioner, Steven Miller, and work within the administration and with Congress to get to the bottom of this growing scandal. Earlier today, Speaker Boehner made a much better statement:  “My [...]

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Baby Butcher Found Guilty

May 13, 2013

After ten days of deliberation, the jury in the Kermit Gosnell infanticide case found him guilty on three counts of first-degree murder.  Gosnell, the abortion doctor who delivered these babies before killing them savagely, even saved some of their detached feet in a jar!  Absolutely horrible. Philly’s own Dr. Mengele faces the possibility of the [...]

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More Questions After Boston Bombing Suspect Nabbed

April 21, 2013

Roughly 24 hours after releasing the photos of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one was dead and the other in custody.  Dzhokhar will face terrorism charges and ultimately be executed for his part in all of this.  However unsatisfying it may be, hopefully he can answer some questions, especially for the families of the dead and wounded [...]

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Boston Bombing Suspect Pics Released

April 18, 2013

After a near 48-hour silence on the part of the FBI, pictures of two suspects in the Boston Marathon terror bombing were released to the public: The quality of the images is pretty good, so tips should be forthcoming to the FBI.  If you know anything call 1-800-CALL-FBI or go to FBI.GOV to help.

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Kentucky’s Own “Plumbers”

April 9, 2013

Earlier today the liberal news dump Mother Jones published a story airing secret taped conversations made during Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell’s strategy sessions regarding his potential Senate race against Ashley Judd.  The excerpts deal with opposition research and campaign strategy.  Judd is no longer running for Senate as that trial balloon has deflated, but that [...]

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Obama Sets Up More Gun Control Props

March 28, 2013

President Obama, deeply committed to dealing with Mideast peace Sequester cuts gay marriage immigration reform gun control, tried to “shame” Congress into action by using mothers of slain children in the Sandy Hook Massacre as props to promote his political agenda.  Hot Air deals quite well with the brazen and cynical sideshow the President put [...]

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Feinstein Gun Ban DOA in Senate

March 19, 2013

Looks like Dianne Feinstein’s poorly-drafted legislation to ban certain types of guns (which the AP laughably calls “military-style weapons) is dead on arrival in the Senate.  According to Harry Reid, the piece of garbage can’t even get 40 votes in the Senate. The fact that Feinstein’s effort failed should be applauded for the legislation’s unconstitutionality [...]

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Oops, Illegals Released as Part of Sequester

February 27, 2013

In order to scare Republicans into capitulating on yet another stand-off with the President, ICE decided to let certain illegal aliens out of jail “in order to stay within their budget” because of the impending sequester cuts. My firm belief has always been that any politician in Washington or state house or city hall who [...]

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Gun Control — Through the Eyes of an ex-Secret Service Agent

February 24, 2013

The conservative media has recently been filled with this patriotic speech from former Senate candidate and ex-Secret Service agent Dan Bongino.  It’s worth adding to the echo chamber: Two lines jumped out at me: There’s no such thing as gun control…. there’s only people control. Isn’t that where this all ends up from the ruling [...]

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Mass Murderer Mess in California

February 10, 2013

Former LAPD officer and California killing spree suspect Christopher Dorner has been on the lamb for going on five days now.  After killing three people and writing a “manifesto” accusing the LAPD of racism, the LAPD has decided to re-open the case of Dorner’s firing some five years ago. Is the LAPD’s desire to deflate [...]

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Cuomo’s New NY Gun Law Missed a Spot — Cops!

January 17, 2013

Apparently, no one seemed to have noticed a glaring problem with New York’s new slew of gun control laws before they passed it this week.  The part that limits magazines to hold only seven bullets failed to exempt police, whose 9mm magazine holds 15 bullets! Technically, if this isn’t fixed by March every cop in [...]

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Obama Issues 23 Executive Orders on Guns

January 16, 2013

The President today decided to bypass Congress yet one more time on yet one more issue and signed twenty-three executive “actions” regarding gun control, while nagging Congress to do more.  These orders were quickly criticizedfor not doing anything which would have prevented the Sandy Hook Massacre, which should be the litmus test for any new [...]

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Biden: Some Gun Control By Executive Fiat

January 9, 2013

Vice President Joe Biden made it clear today that the President has many options in the upcoming gun control debate saying, “There are executive orders, executive action that can be taken.”  He went on to imply that action is key to getting things done: “it’s critically important that we act.”  The word “action” struck me, [...]

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Massacre in Newtown, Connecticut

December 14, 2012

Twenty-year-old Adam Lanza killed his mother, Nancy, this morning before going to Sandy Hook Elementary School where she taught in Newtown, Connecticut.  Once Lanza entered the school sometime after 9:30am, he went on a murderous rampage, killing twenty children and six adults before turning the gun on himself.  This becomes the second-worst school shooting in [...]

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Jovan Belcher’s Murder-Suicide Shakes NFL

December 2, 2012

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher killed himself in front of three team officials yesterday outside Arrowhead Stadium.  The obviously disturbed young man had just shot and killed his girlfriend, 22-year old Kasandra Perkins, who also had three-month old daughter.  Belcher drove to work, said thank you to the Chiefs team manager Scott Pioli and [...]

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Obama’s “Take the Bullet Out” Speech

October 2, 2012

Here’s a nine-minute clip of then Senator Obama in 2007 at Hampton University.  In this “Take the Bullet Out” speech, Obama’s pretty feisty and very different than the polished public celebrity we all know: The buzz is that the whole video apparently lasts forty minutes, some of which may be aired tonight and likely dominate [...]

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The NCAA’s Penn State Smackdown

July 23, 2012

Coming on the heels of Penn State University’s removal of Joe Paterno’s statue from the front of its football stadium yesterday, the NCAA has issued Penn State’s punishment for the Sandusky scandal, which includes the following: a $60 million fine a four-year football bowl ban vacating all wins from Paterno’s record from 1998-2011 reducing the [...]

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Midnight Movie Massacre in Colorado

July 20, 2012

While the details are still being revealed as I write, what we do know is that a 24-year old gunman named James Holmes went into a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colorado.  Using noxious gas canisters and 2-3 guns, Holmes killed at least 12 people, wounding 58.  Those numbers are likely [...]

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Mixed Arizona Law Ruling

June 25, 2012

The Supreme Court had a number of rulings today, none getting more attention than their striking down of most of Arizona’s immigration law in a 5-3 decision, with Justice Kagan recusing herself.  The controversial part about asking those already stopped for committing a crime for their immigration status remained in tact… until the 9th Circuit [...]

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Sandusky Found Guilty

June 23, 2012

The Penn State Pedo Jerry Sandusky was found guilty on 45 of 48 counts of child abuse as the jury reached their verdict in this high-profile case last night.  The sentencing phase is set for September. There were so many aspects of this case which were disturbing — how Sandusky kept his job for so [...]

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