The Other McCain

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

Girl’s Kidnapper Held on $5 Million Bond; Court Documents Reveal Crime Details

  Thirteen-year-old Jayme Closs was found alive last week, nearly three months after being kidnapped by the 21-year-old man who murdered her parents. Today a Wisconsin judge ordered Jake Thomas Patterson held on $5 million bond, and details of the crime emerged: A Wisconsin man accused of abducting 13-year-old Jayme Closs and holding her captive […]

Crazy People Are Dangerous

On Dec. 28, sheriff’s deputies in Stevens County, Washington, responded to the report of a shooting at a home near Colville, about 70 miles north of Spokane. They arrived to find that Mark Leland, 51, had been shot with a .357 revolver by his father-in-law, James Gates, 72, as the result of an apparent domestic […]

Girl Found Alive After Being Kidnapped by Man Who Murdered Her Parents

  Thirteen-year-old Jayme Closs escaped with her life Thursday after being held captive for nearly three months by the man who police say murdered her parents James and Denise Closs. The suspect, 21-year-old Jake Thomas Patterson, specifically targeted the Closs home Oct. 15 with the intention of kidnapping Jayme, according to authorities in Wisconsin: Barron […]

Crazy People Are Dangerous: Florida Stripper Had Mass Murder Fantasies

  News from The Crazy State: An exotic dancer in Florida was arrested Wednesday after writing about her “urges” to undertake a mass shooting in a crowded area, police said. Brein Basarich, 31, who worked at the Showgirls Men’s Club in Plant City, admitted to posting the threats on her Tumblr account under the username […]

Media’s Anti-White Bias Makes Houston Drive-By Shooting National News

  When 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes was killed in a drive-by shooting in Houston Dec. 30, the story “captured nationwide attention,” because Jazmine’s family claimed that the shooter was a white man: The teen and her mother described the suspect as a white man with blue eyes, a thin build and no beard. They say he […]

Latina Lesbian Murdered by Two Men (But Don’t Blame Racist Homophobes)

Today, I watched a true-crime documentary about the 2001 murder of 27-year-old Tzatzi Sanchez, who was sexually assaulted and strangled to death in Las Vegas. Now get ready for the plot twist: The two men who raped and killed Sanchez, Luis Barroso and Omed Marroquin, did so in a murder-for-hire scheme plotted by Sanchez’s former […]

‘An Apparently Consensual Relationship’

  Lauren McCluskey was returning from class Oct. 22 when she was shot to death on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City. McCluskey was a 21-year-old senior from Pullman, Washington, who was a member of the university’s track team. She was on her cellphone talking to her mother at the time of […]

Worst Santa Ever

  Elwyn Crocker Sr., 50, once worked as Santa Claus at the local Wal-Mart in Effingham County, Georgia, but that’s not why he’s in the news this holiday season. The bodies of two of his children, Elwyn Crocker Jr. and Mary Crocker, were found buried in the backyard of his home: As expected by authorities, […]

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