Archive for December 29th, 2012

Biddeford Shooting:  Derrick Thompson, Girlfriend Alivia Welch Killed in Shooting at Sokokis Road Home

Biddeford Shooting: Derrick Thompson, Girlfriend Alivia Welch Killed in Shooting at Sokokis Road Home

BIDDEFORD SHOOTING:  Derrick Thompson and his girlfriend Alivia Welch were reportedly killed in a shooting at 17 Sokokis Road in Biddeford, ME, Saturday evening. The home is owned by James Earl Pak and Armit C. Pak. One woman who was shot was transported to a local hospital and a child was safely removed from […]

by · December 29, 2012 · Breaking News, Gun Violence
Two Dead in Shooting at Home on Sokokis Road in Biddeford ME, Suspect in Custody

Two Dead in Shooting at Home on Sokokis Road in Biddeford ME, Suspect in Custody

BIDDEFORD SHOOTING:  More gun violence as two people were reportedly killed at 17 Sokokis Road in Biddeford, ME, Saturday evening. The address is listed as the home of a business known as Korean Yankee Landscaping, the Portland Press Herald reports. One gunshot victim was removed from the location and two […]

by · December 29, 2012 · Gun Violence

Two Teens, 12-Year-Old Face Murder Charges in Carjacking, Death of Johnny Danilo Villatoro in Durham

GUN VIOLENCE:  Two teenagers, ages 14 and 16, as well as a 12 year old are facing murder charges in the death of Johnny Danilo Villatoro, who was gunned down in a carjacking in Durham, NC, Friday night. The teens reportedly approached Villatoro asking him a ride before carjacking and […]

by · December 29, 2012 · Gun Violence, Latest News
Erika Menendez Charged with 2nd Degree Murder in Subway Shoving Death of Sunando Sen in Queens

Erika Menendez Charged with 2nd Degree Murder in Subway Shoving Death of Sunando Sen in Queens

Erika Menendez of the Bronx, has been charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime, in the subway shoving death of Indian immigrant Sunando Sen. She pushed him off the platform and into the path of an oncoming No. 7 train because she hates ‘Hindus and Muslims.’ NY Times:  “The […]

President Obama’s Favorite Photographs of 2012 Posted on White House Facebook Page

President Obama’s favorite photographs of himself were posted on the White House Facebook page. The photographs include President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama viewing the Chicago skyline; sitting on the Rosa Parks bus; being saluted by a youngster at a campaign event; 30,000 turned out to see him at […]

by · December 29, 2012 · President Obama
$100 Million Claim Filed Against Connecticut On Behalf of Survivor of Newtown School Shooting Massacre

$100 Million Claim Filed Against Connecticut On Behalf of Survivor of Newtown School Shooting Massacre

Connecticut-based attorney Irv Pinsky has filed a $100 million claim on behalf of a six year old survivor in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre in Newtown December 14, in which 20 children and six adults were killed by Adam Lanza. This is the first legal action to arise […]

by · December 29, 2012 · Gun Violence, Sandy Hook
NY Teen Xavier Granville Ambushed and Killed in Far Rockaway by Two Masked Gunmen Wearing Ski Masks

NY Teen Xavier Granville Ambushed and Killed in Far Rockaway by Two Masked Gunmen Wearing Ski Masks

GUN VIOLENCE:  Xavier Granville, 17, was shot to death after he was ambushed on Beach 15th Street in Far Rockaway by two masked men, armed with an AK-47 and a .45 caliber pistol, the NY Daily News reports. The gunmen were reportedly wearing ski masks when they accosted the teen […]

by · December 29, 2012 · Gun Violence, New York News
Top Five Dumbest Republican Quotes of 2012 Include Mitt Romney’s Safety Net for Poor, Binders Full of Women

Top Five Dumbest Republican Quotes of 2012 Include Mitt Romney’s Safety Net for Poor, Binders Full of Women

Top Five of Dumbest Republican Quotes of 2012 came from Republicans during the presidential campaign. 1. Mitt Romney: “I’m in this race because I care about Americans. I’m not concerned about the very poor. We have a safety net there.” 2. Mitt Romney: “I went to a number of women’s groups and said […]

by · December 29, 2012 · Latest News, U.S. Political News
On This Day: Dec 29 President Andrew Johnson was Born, President Washington Acknowledged Seneca Nation

On This Day: Dec 29 President Andrew Johnson was Born, President Washington Acknowledged Seneca Nation

ON THIS DAY:  December 29 1790: President George Washington told the Seneca Nation that the U.S. was dedicated to friendship with Indians. “In future you cannot be defrauded of your lands… you possess the right to sell, and the right of refusing to sell your lands.” 1808: Andrew Johnson was born. He […]

by · December 29, 2012 · American History
‘We the People’ Petitions Call for Sen. Diane Feinstein Impeachment and Trial for Treason Over Assault Weapons Ban

‘We the People’ Petitions Call for Sen. Diane Feinstein Impeachment and Trial for Treason Over Assault Weapons Ban

The wingnuts are out in force again. The latest petitions on the “We the People” White House site are interesting — Impeach Sen. Diane Feinstein over the assault weapons ban bill she plans to introduce Jan. 2013. A second petition is calling for the senator to be tried for treason. […]

by · December 29, 2012 · Gun Violence, Politics, Ridiculous News