Archive for August 28th, 2012

Fox News’ Juan Williams: Ann Romney Looks “Like A Corporate Wife” Hard For Me To Believe She Struggled

Fox News’ Juan Williams: Ann Romney Looks “Like A Corporate Wife” Hard For Me To Believe She Struggled

Fox News’ Juan Williams is going to catch heat for saying, ““looks to me like a corporate wife. The stories she told about struggles are hard for me to believe. I mean, she’s a very rich women.” Juan Williams made the comment after hearing Mrs. Romney talk about their struggles during […]

by Janet Shan· · Ann Romney, Elections, Race in America

RNC Attendee Allegedly Threw Nuts at Black CNN Camerawoman Saying “This Is How We Feed Animals”

SHAMEFUL: An attendee at the Republican National Convention in Tampa was removed for allegedly throwing nuts at a black camerawoman working for CNN, saying, “This is how we feed animals” before being removed from the convention, a network official confirmed to TPM. GOP attendee ejected for throwing nuts at African American […]

Ann Romney Claims Poverty In Early Years, Says Desk was a Door Propped Up on Sawhorses

Ann Romney Claims Poverty In Early Years, Says Desk was a Door Propped Up on Sawhorses

Ann Romney feigns poverty during speech at Republican National Convention, says: “Our desk was a door propped up on sawhorses. Our dining room table was a fold down ironing board in the kitchen.” Um, that’s while they both had stock portfolios. So much for poverty. Under Mitt Romney, she said […]

by Janet Shan· · Ann Romney, Mitt Romney
John Boehner:  Mitt Romney’s Favorability Lagging Because He’s a ‘Very Shy and Humble Guy’

John Boehner: Mitt Romney’s Favorability Lagging Because He’s a ‘Very Shy and Humble Guy’

House Speaker John Boehner offered a new reason for Mitt Romney unfavorability — he’s shy. WTF? Boehner told CNN (with a straight face), “Listen, he’s a very shy guy and a humble guy. “He doesn’t like to talk about himself. It’s just who he is. But I’ve known Mitt Romney for […]

by Janet Shan· · Mitt Romney, WTF
Dallas Augustine, Daughter of Murdered Lawmaker Kathy Augustine, Found Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

Dallas Augustine, Daughter of Murdered Lawmaker Kathy Augustine, Found Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

PHOENIX MURDER-SUICIDE: Dallas Augustine and another woman, thought to be Jessie McCaskill, were found dead in their Phoenix home Monday night in an apparent murder-suicide. Dallas Augustine, the daughter of former state controller Kathy Augustine, who was murdered in 2006 by husband Chaz Higgs, had married Jessie McCaskill on Sept. 22, […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Murder-Suicide
Columbia University Freshman Martha Corey-Ochoa Commits Suicide by Jumping From Dorm

Columbia University Freshman Martha Corey-Ochoa Commits Suicide by Jumping From Dorm

Columbia University student Martha Corey-Ochoa committed suicide by jumping from the dormitory at John Jay Hall last night. She was 18 years old, the Columbia Spectator reports. The initial reports from the NY Post said the incident was being treated as an “apparent accident,” though  DNAinfo and the Daily News disagree, citing her history of psychiatric illness. […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Murder-Suicide
LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Slams GOP: “You Can’t Trot Out a Brown Face” And Expect Latino Votes

LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Slams GOP: “You Can’t Trot Out a Brown Face” And Expect Latino Votes

Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa slammed the Republican Party for its stance on immigration, telling reporters on Tuesday that the party’s latest goodwill effort isn’t going to cut it withLatino voters and you “can’t trot out a brown face” and expect to get Latino votes: Talking Points Memo:  “You can’t just […]

by Janet Shan· · Elections, Politics
John Freeman Charged with Murder, Pal Tyler Best Tampered with Evidence, in Death of Isabella Tennant in Niagara Falls

John Freeman Charged with Murder, Pal Tyler Best Tampered with Evidence, in Death of Isabella Tennant in Niagara Falls

SHOCK:  Sixteen year old John Freeman will be charged as an adult for the murder of five year old Isabella Tennant, and his friend, Tyler Best, 18, was charged with tampering with evidence, after the five year old’s body dumped in a trash can up Niagara Falls, New York. An autopsy on Tennant […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Murder Charges
Chicago Gun Violence:  Rashad Pratt Murdered in His Car Not Far From President Obama’s Chicago Home

Chicago Gun Violence: Rashad Pratt Murdered in His Car Not Far From President Obama’s Chicago Home

I first reported on the untimely death of Chicago resident Rashad Pratt Sunday, but I am appealing to the public  for help in solving his murder. When I first reported on the murder, it was in the context of the alarming rise in gun violence in Chicago, President Obama’s home […]

by Janet Shan· · Chicago News, Murder Charges
Father of Baltimore High School Shooter Robert Wayne Gladden Jr., Says He was Being Bullied

Father of Baltimore High School Shooter Robert Wayne Gladden Jr., Says He was Being Bullied

Robert Wayne Gladden Jr. is being held without bail on charges of first-degree attempted murder and first-degree assault in the Perry Hall High School shooting Monday. The 15 year old sophomore made references to murder-suicide on his Facebook page before shooting a student, Daniel Borowy,  in the cafeteria Monday. Gladden’s father […]

by Janet Shan· · Criminal Charges