The Other McCain

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

Ohio Homeless Man Charged With Kidnapping and Murdering Women

  The Columbus Dispatch reports: A man arrested at a house where two bodies were found was charged Thursday with two counts of murder and one count of kidnapping. Shawn Grate is charged with killing Stacey Stanley and a second unidentified woman whose body was found in the home. Ashland County Prosecutor Christopher Tunnell has […]

Police Charge Ohio Democrat With Faking His Own Kidnapping

Some media are calling Adam Hoover a “gay rights activist,” which is really just a clever way of saying “Ohio Democrat”: A suburban Cincinnati gay rights activist was charged with a misdemeanor early Tuesday after police say he falsely claimed online that he was kidnapped and thrown in the trunk of his car, NBC affiliate […]

Gay Student Charged With Felonies in Weird Sexual Extortion Scheme

In an unusually elaborate example of media bias, the only way you would realize the perpetrator of this crime was gay is if you carefully scrutinized the pronouns in the Columbus Dispatch story: An Ohio University student is set to go on trial in February on felony charges of blackmailing another student into having sex […]

Steubenville Superintendent Indicted

This is shocking: Four school employees, including the superintendent and an assistant football coach, were indicted by a grand jury investigating a possible coverup in the Steubenville rape case. . . . Superintendent Michael McVey, 50, was charged with tampering with evidence and obstruction of justice in the aftermath of the incident at the center […]

You Stay Classy, Cleveland!

My wife’s family is from northern Ohio, where the nightly local news is like a continuing education lesson on Reasons to Avoid Cleveland: . . . what happened at a kindergarten graduation in Cleveland. What started as two teens fighting over spilled juice led to the families getting involved and eventually turned into a riot. Police were called […]

Two Teens Found Guilty in Steubenville Rape Case; Media Malpractice Exposed

‘Occupy’ protesters in Steubenville, Ohio, in January. Trent Mays, 17, and Ma’lik Richmond, 16, were found guilty Sunday in a juvenile court after a four-day trial on charges that they sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl during an all-night drinking binge last August. Lee Stranahan, who exposed the media malpractice and online lynch-mob atmosphere ginned up […]

Steubenville Update: Nodianos Video Will Not Be Used as Evidence at Rape Trial

‘Occupy’ protesters in Steubenville, Ohio, earlier this month. “What is Anonymous trying to accomplish by its digital vigilante act in Steubenville? Who is lurking behind those Guy Fawkes masks and sockpuppet accounts, and what are their real motives? What are we to make of ‘Occupy Steubenville’ and their bizarre claims that the local sheriff is […]

Slow-Mo Walkback Beginning? Sheepish Silence From Anti-Steubenville Media

‘Occupy Steubenville’ protesters, Jan. 5 “Protestors descended on Steubenville, Ohio [Jan. 5] to demonstrate their opposition to the possible cover-up of the alleged rape of a 16-year-old high school student by members of the Steubenville High School football team. … “Occupy Steubenville, as the rally came to be called throughout social media, was the second […]

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