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Archive for November, 2008

Jdimytai Damour, 34, Dies in Valley Stream Wal-Mart Stampede, Did the Retailer Provide Adequate Security?

Jdimytai Damour, 34, Dies in Valley Stream Wal-Mart Stampede, Did the Retailer Provide Adequate Security?

The stampede in a Nassau county, New York, Wal-Mart that left Jdimytai Damour dead is a disgrace. The people who trampled this man should be ashamed, acting as hooligans out to get the first XBox 360 or Nintendo Wii. They are no better than the common thug in the streets. […]

by Janet Shan· · Uncategorized
Bush grants pardons on a variety of offenses

Bush grants pardons on a variety of offenses

I’ve always wondered how it’s determined who will receive a pardon or not. I came across this amusing list of recent Bush pardons, which have excuse a wide variety of crimes: _Obie Gene Helton of Rossville, Ga., whose offense was unauthorized acquisition of food stamps. _Carey C. Hice Sr. of […]

by Janet Shan· · Uncategorized
Curtis Lavelle Vance Arrested in the Fatal Beating of Arkansas Anchorwoman Anne Pressly

Curtis Lavelle Vance Arrested in the Fatal Beating of Arkansas Anchorwoman Anne Pressly

VANCE FOUND GUILTY OF MURDER!!! Curtis Lavelle Vance was formally charged in Pulaski County Circuit Court Thursday with capital murder and rape, and also faces additional charges of burglary and theft. Police in Little Rock, Ark., have apprehended a suspect, Curtis Lavelle Vance, in the brutal killing of local anchorwoman […]

by Janet Shan· · Uncategorized

Pro-Saxby Chambliss NRSC Plays Dirty With Latest Campaign Ad, Tries to Link Jim Martin to Terrorists

Once again, the Republicans have shown they have not learned one thing from the stinging defeat in the recent presidential elections. With less than a week to go before the Georgia Senate run-off, and the NRSC has its ad group working overtime. This time the object of their “wrath” is […]

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List Of Government Expenditures Dwarf The Credit Crisis Bailout is Mindboggling

List Of Government Expenditures Dwarf The Credit Crisis Bailout is Mindboggling

I came across an interesting article written by Barry Ritholtz about the true cost of the current bailout by the US government. Most people have a hard time comprehending the true cost of this “Mother of all bailouts” and what it means for our children and generations beyond. According to […]

by Janet Shan· · Uncategorized

NYC Ticket Blitz as 200 Traffic Agents Added, Watch Out

According to WCBS TV in New York City, more traffic tickets being written. It has to do with the city getting more money. Sticking to New Yorkers by any means necessary. Well, brace yourselves, the city is putting 200 more ticket-writing traffic agents to work. I guess you may not […]

by Janet Shan· · Latest News
Failing foster care system: Family members fight at funeral of 13-month old Christopher Thomas, murdered in foster care

Failing foster care system: Family members fight at funeral of 13-month old Christopher Thomas, murdered in foster care

Another child has become the victim of a failing foster care system in this country, and that is not the worst of this tragic story: The 13-month-old Thomas died as a result of severe child abuse in a Milwaukee foster home. His foster mother, Crystal Keith, who is also his […]

by Janet Shan· · Uncategorized
Probe Sought Against African American Judge E. Curtissa R. Cofield, 59, For Alleged Use of Racial Epithet During Arrest

Probe Sought Against African American Judge E. Curtissa R. Cofield, 59, For Alleged Use of Racial Epithet During Arrest

UPDATE The video of Judge Coffield’s rants were shown in court this morning. Here is a transcript of her disturbing statements. At 2:17 a.m. on Oct. 10, nearly two hours into the booking at headquarters, Cofield is seated at a desk and calls her husband on her cellphone. Washington, who […]

by Janet Shan· · Latest News
Scavenger Hunt Gone Terribly Wrong, Erik Nava, 17, In Critical Condition

Scavenger Hunt Gone Terribly Wrong, Erik Nava, 17, In Critical Condition

Photo: Erik Nava, 17, Chicago Sun Times Scavenger hunt gone terribly wrong. Especially for Erik Nava. I am appalled to learn about the latest in scavenger hunt techniques. Getting kicked in the groin. The elderly being pelted with muffins and now, a student, who took part in the underground St. […]

by Janet Shan· · Uncategorized
Municipal Judge Paul Sacco Sentences Noise Ordinance Violators To Listen to Barry Manilow’s Music

Municipal Judge Paul Sacco Sentences Noise Ordinance Violators To Listen to Barry Manilow’s Music

I have to give Fort Lupton Municipal Judge Paul Sacco a lot of credit for trying a novel approach at deterrence — Barry Manilow’s “I Write the Songs” may begin with the line, “I’ve been alive forever,’” for noise ordinance violators. Wow. According to Rocky Mountain News, Fort Lupton Municipal […]

by Janet Shan· · Latest News