Category Archives: Crime

Maybe I’m a hardass, but it doesn’t mean much to me that a criminal will be "tormented for the rest of his life" by his crimes (or at least by the fact that he got caught). He can just endure … Continue reading

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Is It Fitzmas Yet?

Apparently, this is just breaking. Karl Rove has been indicted on charges of perjury and lying to investigators. Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald spent more than half a day Friday at the offices of Patton Boggs, the law firm representing Karl … Continue reading

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I wrote about Dwan Prince’s gay-bashing earlier. Today there was some justice in the case, as one of his attackers was sentenced to 25 years in prison for his part in the attack. The beating left Prince in a coma … Continue reading

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Here’s a slideshow of the anti-gay graffitti at Michigan Tech.

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Whole Lotta Shootin’ Going On?

I haven’t said much yet about the whole Cheney shooting incident. After all, there are plenty of people working ovetime to flog that one for all it’s worth. (And well they should.) I have my own questions. Was Cheney drinking? … Continue reading

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Bonk ‘Em & Book ‘Em?

If police officers get paid to have sex, in order to in order to bust prostitutes (who also exchange sexual services for money) doesn’t that make the cops prostitutes too?

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Wanted: Legal Defense Fund Know-How

No, not for me. I don’t need one. Yet. Via Scott comes word that the Chalice Blog is seeking help from anyone who knows how to set up a legal defense fund; for Corey Maye, specifically. I’m posting it because … Continue reading

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On Letting Them Change the Subject

I haven’t blogged yet about the next big capitol punishment case to be taken up in the blogosphere; that of Corey Maye, a black man on death row in Mississippi, whose case can be summarized as follows. Let’s summarize: Cops … Continue reading

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Times Up for Tookie

I’m writing this at about 10:30 pm Monday night, for posting Tuesday morning. By the time this is posted, Tookie Williams — co-founder of the street gang known as the Crips — will have been executed by the state of … Continue reading

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Lucas Dawson, Dwan Prince, and Us

Over a week ago, I posted about the story of Lucas Dawson, the Philadelphia black gay man who defended himself with a knife against seven gay bashers, stabbing one of them who later died of his wounds. The story appears … Continue reading

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Another “Cool Mom” Caught

In the same week that Silvia Johnson’s 30 year sentence for giving drugs and alcohol to teenage boys and having sex with them makes news, we now have the story of a 37 year old “cool mom” and her involvement … Continue reading

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Andrea Yates’ New Trial

The folks over at Independent Sources are upset that Andrea Yates is getting a new trial. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has refused to reconsider a lower court decision that overturned the capital murder convictions of Andrea Yates. A … Continue reading

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Kids, Computers & Predators

Here’s a bit of information that ought to give any parent with teenagers something to think about. There’s a one in five chance that your kid has a blog. Nearly three in five school-age teens with Internet access have created … Continue reading

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Indictment Watch

Nothing yet, but the Washington Post reports that White House aides are bracing themselves. Also, not to rain on anyone’s parade, but TalkLeft has posted an interesting scenario in which Rove could slip the noose. I’m beginning to think it … Continue reading

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DeLay Mugshot?

Today might be the day. When it happens, I’m sure it’ll be all over the internet. In the meantime, we have the arrest warrant! Pretty, ain’t it? Technorati Tags: corruption, current events, politics, crime

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