The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

My Official #Ferguson Commentary

Stop watching cable TV news. If that commentary sounds familiar to regular readers, it’s because that’s what I said about the Trayvon Martin case. The 2012 Florida shooting controversy dominated headlines for weeks and months, and I don’t remember saying anything else about it until there was a verdict in the George Zimmerman trial: Not […]

Arkansas Teacher, 57, Gets Probation After Lesbian Molestation of Girl, 16

Helen Banks molested teenage girl. Monticello, Arkansas: A 57-year-old school teacher that resigned after being arrested, accepted a plea bargainĀ [Aug. 6], in Drew County Circuit Court. Helen Banks, a former Drew Central High School teacher, agreed to a term of 8 years probation and will be required to register as a sex offender. It had […]

Reality TV Mom Gets 10 Years in Prison

Andrea Clevenger with daughter Kylie (left); going to prison (right). Did you ever watch reality TV and think, “These twisted freaks need to be in jail”? I mean, the entire cast of Jersey Shore, for example, or the parents of Honey Boo-Boo, or the “Real Housewives” or that evil sadist Abby Lee from Dance Moms […]

Alabama Teacher, 39, Gets Five-Year Sentence for Sex With Boy, 14

Summer is the slow season for teacher sex scandals. For obvious reasons, there are fewer teachers arrested for having sex with students during vacation months when kids aren’t in school. Yet the courts are still in session, andĀ the trials and hearings continue: A former Alabama high school teacher and cheerleading coach accused of having an […]

‘They Found a Rape Kit in His Car’

Do you think #YesAllWomen will notice stories like this? “The restraining order was granted for a period of three years, this was August 2011. . . . He found me at Dartmouth, at my sorority, he found me at my family’s new home that they moved to. He found me through LinkedIn, Facebook, everything. I […]

Pageant Judge Was Lesbian Predator; Sexually Assaulted Pre-Teen Girl

Lesbian pedophile Charlotte Holl, 25, was convicted of “grooming” and “sexually assaulting” a girl under the age of 13. The British news accounts of her sentencing hearing are strangely vague: A female beauty pageant judge groomed and sexually assaulted a young girl, plying her with cigarettes and alcohol. Charlotte Holl, 25, sent 1,200 texts and […]

Missing Teen Found Alive; Was Kidnapped by ‘Sexual Deviant’

Police say Nathaniel Kibby (left) kidnapped Abigail Hernandez (right). Nobody who knew Nat Kibby was surprised when he was charged with kidnapping teenager Abby Hernandez. Kibby, 34, was a sadistic “sexual deviant” as a teenager. He was expelled from high school after assaulting a girl, and was suspected of phoning in bomb threats to the […]

John Walsh Keeps Nabbing Bad Guys; Molester Killed in NYC Shootout

Charles Mozdir liked little boys: Investigators say they sifted through hundreds of tips in their search for Charles Mozdir, but a phone call they got during CNN’s “The Hunt” with John Walsh helped them crack the case. On Monday, eight days after the show first aired, the 32-year-old suspected sex offender died in a shootout […]

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