The Other McCain

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

The Rotherham Horror

Imagine if more than a thousand girls, some as young as 11, were sexually exploited by members of a fundamentalist religious cult. Now imagine that authorities refused to act to stop this heinous abuse of young girls because of their fear of offending public opinion. Except you don’t have to imagine this. It actually happened. And the […]

The Silent Terror: Media Ignoring Islamic Radical’s Murder of Seattle Gay Men?

Ali Muhammad Brown is a suspected Islamic terrorist accused of murdering three men in Seattle and a New Jersey teenager: The man accused of killing a New Jersey teenager and three other men as retribution for U.S. military action in the Middle East could eventually be charged with terrorism offenses, according to a national security expert. […]

Perverts and Predators and the Celebrities Who Advocate for Their Rights

Ebony Williams was a 13-year-old girl from Harlem. In August 1993, Ebony was brutally murdered by two men: Investigators said the girl was believed killed in an apartment in Hunts Point on Aug. 22. She may have been raped, they said, and her throat was cut and her body was stomped and packed in a […]

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 bargain [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, and 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 […]

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