The Other McCain

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

Feds: Russian Agent Funded Radical Fringe Groups, Including Black Hammer

Remember our friend Augustus Romain Jr. a/k/a “Gazi Kodzo”? Well, his Black Hammer group is one of three organizations identified by federal prosecutors as under Russian influence: An indictment was unsealed today in Tampa, Florida, charging a Russian national, working on behalf of the Russian government and in conjunction with the Russian Federal Security Service […]

Not His Lucky Day

Say hello to Damian Devonta Felton and, while you’re at it, go ahead and say good-bye, because he is no longer among the living. Felton was one of three suspects accused last year of murdering Amond Norwood in Macon, Georgia. According to a motion filed by Felton’s lawyer, “Felton had been playing dice with Norwood […]

Racial Cult Murder in Georgia?

It’s possible you have forgotten about these kooks: In the early 1990s, cult leader Dwight York convinced his followers to relocate from upstate New York to rural Putnam County, Georgia, where they built “Tama-Re,” an Egyptian-themed compound of nearly 500 acres. York’s cult, the “United Nation of Nuwaubian Moors,” at one point had hundreds of […]

Aspiring Rapper Update: ‘Slowkey Fred’ Busted for Philly Gun Trafficking Ring

More federal felony charges than he’s got hit records: An Atlanta rapper is one of 11 people facing federal charges in connection with an alleged straw-purchasing scheme that trafficked hundreds of guns from Georgia to Philadelphia. Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives traced nearly 300 firearms purchased in Georgia from dozens […]

Aspiring Rapper Update

Skating, bowling, laser tag — the Metro Fun Center on Atlanta’s south side has lots of entertainment, including live gunfire: A young woman was who killed in an Atlanta shooting after a fight over a bowling ball late Thursday evening has been identified as the Lakevia Jackson who has a son with well-known rapper Young […]

Aspiring Rapper Update: Bloods Gangster Arrested for Shooting Atlanta Cop 6 Times

We’re going to disregard standard journalistic practice in this case by omitting the customary “alleged” about the felony charges against aspiring Atlanta rapper Christian Eppinger, a/k/a “Big Bhris”: A 22-year-old rapper who goes by the moniker Big Bhris was reportedly arrested for shooting an Atlanta Police Department officer six times on Monday (February 7). According […]

Crazy People Are Dangerous

Say hello to 24-year-old Zachary Lucas Olivar of Snellville, Georgia, who (a) has a “history of mental illness,” and (b) shot a sheriff’s deputy in Jones County. Before we go any further with this story, permit to ask this question: Why is it that we never hear about the mental health of such people until […]

Thanksgiving in Georgia

We spent Thursday on the road, down I-81 and then went through the Smoky Mountains on I-26 before heading south into north Georgia, near the site of America’s first gold rush, to spend the holiday weekend with all of our kids and grandchildren — that’s six kids, one son-in-law, three daughters-in-law, one girlfriend, and five […]

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