The Other McCain

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Crazy People Are Dangerous

  News from New York: A Long Island woman who claimed she needed to rid her home of “evil” allegedly stabbed a British woman to death after their lunch together, Nassau County police officials said Tuesday. Faye Doomchin, 66, of Great Neck, was charged with second-degree murder for the fatal Monday knifing of the 60-year-old […]

Crazy People Are Dangerous

How many times do I have to repeat this? A “suicidal” airline mechanic stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and was chased by military jets before crashing into a small island in the Puget Sound on Friday night, officials said. Preliminary information suggests the crash occurred because the […]

Crazy People Are Dangerous: Democrat Shoots Man After Facebook Quarrel

  News from Florida: A Facebook dispute boiled over into real life on Monday when a Democrat drove over to another man’s home and shot him. Brian Sebring, 44, of Tampa, Florida, was arrested for shooting Alex Stephens, 46, also of Tampa, in the thigh and buttocks after their online disagreement. Police say the row […]

Crazy People Are Dangerous

  John Lee Cowell, 27, is an ex-convict with “two prior felony convictions in Contra Costa County, one for second-degree robbery on Oct. 12, 2016, and one for assault with a deadly weapon on May 25, 2012.” According to his relatives, Cowell has “suffered from mental illness most of his life and has been diagnosed […]

Crazy People Are Dangerous

Especially in Canada: Canadian authorities identified the gunman who killed two people and injured 13 others in a lively Toronto neighborhood Sunday night as 29-year-old Faisal Hussain, whose family claimed had suffered from “severe mental health challenges.” The Special Investigations Unit of the Ontario Provincial Police said a member of Hussain’s immediate family and a […]

Crazy People Are Dangerous

  Travis Reinking is crazy. Among other things, he believed that Taylor Swift was stalking him. Last year, he was arrested at the White House after crossing a barricade, saying he wanted to talk to the President. The FBI and police in his Illinois hometown were aware of Reinking’s craziness, but they failed to lock […]

Crazy People Are Dangerous

How many times do I have to explain this? A nationally known gay rights attorney and green activist set himself on fire and burned to death in Prospect Park early Saturday in a bizarre ecological protest suicide. The charred remains of David Buckel, 60, were discovered shortly after sunrise when firefighters responded to a report […]

Crazy People Are Dangerous: The Strange Case of ‘Gwynevere River Song’

Jackson Mosher, a/k/a ‘Gwynevere River Song.’ “This is what motivates me — to normalize our struggle. It is unnecessary for us to feel like outcasts, because we are not. Science dictates this, and no misconception held by a member of society, even society itself, can change that. We are natural. We have always existed, and […]

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