The Other McCain

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

Police Kill Juan Hernandez

Don’t expect to see the #Justice4Juan hashtag trending on social media, nor is it likely that the police shooting of Juan Hernandez will give rise to a #LatinoLivesMatter movement. No, I think everyone in America will agree, Juan Hernandez needed killing: A former Camp Lejeune Marine who was convicted in 2014 for the shooting death […]

Criminal Dies in Minnesota Shootout

It’s always heartwarming news when cops shoot a white criminal. CNN won’t notice and there won’t be any riots — no “say his name” hashtags on behalf of Dominic Lucas Koch, who was 27 when he died of multiple gunshots after leading police on a 40-mile chase in Minnesota. We’ll get to the events that […]

Why Wasn’t He Already in Jail?

News from rural Louisiana: The Eunice City Marshal’s Office said their agents located and arrested a man wanted on warrants for attempted second-degree murder. Devidre Domal Doyle, 20, of Eunice, was wanted on two counts of attempted second-degree murder for a shooting which occurred in the early morning hours on Monday, Feb. 22. He was […]

‘She Frequented the Truck Stop Often’: Murder Exposes Ex-Model’s Sad Decline

Earlier this month, police found the body of 47-year-old Rebecca Landrith near an exit ramp off I-80 in rural central Pennsylvania. According to her online biography, Landrith was a former fashion model, but it appears her life had gone downhill in recent years. Perhaps the most significant passage in news coverage of her death was […]

Philadelphia: Carjack City, U.S.A.

Carjackings increased 80% last year in Philadelphia, when there were 404 carjackings, and January’s numbers show an even further rise: There has been a surge in the number of these brazen crimes across the city in recent months. Police aren’t quite sure what’s fueling the rise. In January, there were 59 carjackings, up from 18 […]

Family Demands Answers

Whenever police kill a black criminal, it is now predictable — as night follows day — that the media will run a story about how the family of the deceased suspect “demands answers” about the shooting. Generally speaking, there will be a “civil rights” lawyer at the press conference, and there will eventually be a […]

The Death of ‘Teflon’

Ramiro “Teflon” Carrasco began his life of crime at a young age, with a record dating back to 2003, the year he turned 14. In late June 2011, Carrasco was wanted on six active warrants, including failure to appear in court to face charges of fraud, domestic violence and probation violation, when police spotted him […]

Why Wasn’t He Already Behind Bars?

Say hello to Leonard Ortega, 47, of Seattle, a lifelong criminal who was inexplicably out on the streets earlier this month: Police say 47-year-old Leonardo Ortega pulled a shotgun on 68-year-old Phil Salmon, and stole his pick up truck Wednesday morning [Feb. 3] from a Chevron gas station in Seattle’s Greenwood neighborhood. Salmon’s son Dan […]

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