Much ado about knockout

November 25, 2013 // 1 Comment

Via Slate: Crime happens to every type of person, and is perpetrated by every type of person. What makes the false narrative of the knockout game—or any “black mob violence” story—crop up every year is the fact that some people will [...]

West Memphis 3 set free

August 19, 2011 // 0 Comments

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I didn’t see this coming. Though I’m not 100 percent convinced of their innocence, there’s no doubt the prosecution didn’t prove its case. And the three’s defense didn’t do it’s [...]

Tweet du jour

January 12, 2011 // 0 Comments

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If crimes “begin and end with the criminals who commit them,” I think Sarah Palin just endorsed a mosque near Ground Zero. about 5 hours ago via Echofon Retweeted by 100+ people gknauss Greg [...]

Crime down, senseless murders up

January 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

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Beyond ruthless, beyond human: A 14-year-old boy was killed at a MARTA station over a cell phone he didn’t even have. Rueben Hand was on his way home after watching the Peach Drop with friends, his aunt, Lena Barnes, told the AJC. But the high [...]

still sleazy after all these years

August 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

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Don’t ask my why I was watching “Geraldo” at 4 a.m. It was a mistake. During an interview of the stepfather of the California kidnapping victim, Geraldo offered that her abductor had “probably been messing around with her [...]

blame the media, facts be damned

January 15, 2009 // 4 Comments

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Scott Henry’s post on Fresh Loaf, “Clearing up confusion over Standard murder” clears up nothing. His only source is the cop who fed reporters misinformation regarding the details of John Henderson’s murder. Based on that, [...]