Monday, February 29, 2016


Chris Rock’s attack on cops had no place at the Hollywood awards ceremony

BarkGrowlBite | February 29, 2016

In his skewing of the Oscars for a lack of diversity, Chris Rock also made a crack that this year's ‘in-memoriam’ recognition was "just going to be black people shot by the cops on the way to the movies."

Rock wasn’t joking, but had he been, that was not one bit funny!

Rock also concluded his appearance by shouting “Black Lives Matter,” another reference to police shootings of blacks.

Rock has long criticized the police for shooting black men. He’s entitled to his unwarranted criticism, but the Oscars was not the place for it. Just like Beyonce’s performance at the Super Bowl honoring the Black Panthers who advocated the killing of cops, Rock’s performance at the Oscars clearly crossed the line when he made his crack about cops shooting black moviegoers.

Rock conveniently fails to consider that most black men killed by the police posed an imminent threat to the lives of cops or to the lives of some citizens. And his concern for black lives should start with killer blacks rather than killer cops, since killer blacks murder black men, women and children nonstop every day.

Here’s a little reminder to the asshole: Cop Lives Matter too!


BarkGrowlBite | February 29, 2016

Appearing Sunday on Jake Tapper's State of the Union show, Donald Trump was asked if he would disavow the endorsements of David Duke and white supremacist groups. Trump said he had no idea who David Duke was.

Here is what Trump said:

Honestly, I don't know David Duke. I don't believe I've ever met him. I'm pretty sure I didn't meet him. And I just don't know anything about him.

Holy stinking shit! Trump doesn’t know anything about David Duke? Come on now. It is inconceivable to me that anyone of Trump’s generation with minimal intelligence hasn’t heard of former Louisiana KKK leader David Duke. The white supremacist, running as a Republican in the 1991 Louisiana gubernatorial election, received – can you believe this? – 39 percent of the vote. And that alone made big, big news. Was Trump too busy counting his money to pay attention?

While I’ve talked about some of the dumb things Trump has said on the campaign trail, I’ve never thought The Donald was ignorant. But this is even worse than Hillary’s confusing the Declaration of Independence with the Constitution. Does the country really want to elect someone this stupid to be our President? I don’t think so.

If Trump ends up the Republican nominee, he’d better avoid having any debates with Hillary because the beast will eat his lunch and his election chances will go down like the Bismarck.


Three Virginia cops were shot, with one being killed on her very first day as a police officer

On Saturday night, officers from the Prince William County Police Department responded to a domestic shooting in Woodbridge, Virginia, 20 miles south of Washington, D.C. As the officers approached the house in which an Army sergeant had shot his wife to death, they were met by a hail of gunfire. Three of the officers were hit. One of them, Ashley Guindon, died just one day after she had been sworn in as a police officer.

After her graduation in June 2015 from a police basic training academy, Guindon attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida where she earned a bachelor’s degree in aeronautics. She than applied for a position with the Prince William County Police Department and was sworn in as an officer on Friday. Saturday was her first day as a police officer.

Pentagon Staff Sergeant Ronald Hamilton, the cop killer, was taken into custody. Why? Back in my day, the scumbag would have been riddled like a Swiss cheese. Now a cop killer is sweet-talked into surrendering and the taxpayers will be stuck with a huge bill for his incarceration and a prolonged court process.

Hamilton’s attorneys will get a psychiatrist to testify that the black Army sergeant suffered from diminished capacity because his mother looked backwards in the mirror while she was pregnant and his daddy took away the rubber ducky he played with in the bathtub, causing him to be traumatized when he saw white cops approaching his house.

Whether he is white, black or whatever, anyone who shoots three cops doesn’t deserve to be taken alive. The loved ones of a cop killed in the line of duty don’t deserve to suffer through a long trial and years of appeals after his murderer has been convicted. When caught, the scumbag should be Swiss-cheesed on the spot!

Two other officers were wounded in the shooting outside of Washington D.C.

By Peter Andrew Hart | The Huffington Post | February 28, 2016

A Virginia police officer was killed in the line of duty on Saturday night, one day after being sworn in to the Prince William County Police Department.

Two other officers were also shot while responding to a domestic-related incident in Woodbridge, police told HuffPost. The unidentified officers were both being treated at Inova Fairfax Hospital, and were expected to survive, Prince William County Police Department spokesperson Nathan Probus told HuffPost.

The slain officer was identified as Ashley Guindon, who was on her very first shift, police said. “We ask for everyone’s thoughts and prayers as our department deals with this tragic loss,” the department said in statement.

On Friday, a picture posted to the department’s Twitter account welcomed her and another officer to the force. “Welcome Officers Steven Kendall & Ashley Guindon who were sworn in today & begin their shifts this weekend. Be Safe!”

Guindon and other officers responded to a call in the 13000 block of Lashmere Court in Woodbridge around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday. While the exact nature of the call was not made clear as of early Sunday, Probus said that it appeared to be domestic-related, and that an investigation was ongoing.

One person was taken into custody in connection with the shooting, Probus said, but provided no further information.

Woodbridge is about 25 miles southwest of Washington D.C.

Guindon and accompanying officers were shot while approaching a house on the block, Probus said. The officers were all transported to the hospital, and the department later announced that Guindon had died of her injuries. Police vehicles -- more than 100, according to the AP -- could be seen outside the hospital where the three officers had been taken.

Guindon had received a bachelor’s degree in aeronautics from ¬Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Fla., according to a statement the department released upon her graduation from police basic recruit school in June 2015. She also served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and had relatives in law enforcement, the statement said.


By German Lopez | Vox | February 26, 2016

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) had some tough words for the Republican Party on Thursday night — at one point declaring, "My party has gone batshit crazy."

Graham, who ran for president in 2015 and dropped out, focused a good chunk of his comedy routine at the Washington Press Club Foundation's annual dinner on Donald Trump. He stated that he's not happy with the state of the country or his party right now.

But he noted, while sarcastically donning Trump's "Make America great again" hat:

Here's my contribution to the country: I ran for president, and I had to get out. I endorsed Jeb Bush, and he had to get out. I'm the Dr. Kevorkian of the Republican primary.

Tonight, I endorse Donald Trump.

Graham also took aim at Ted Cruz, a candidate who notoriously lacks friends in the Senate that both he and Graham serve in. "If you kill Ted Cruz on the floor of the Senate, and the trial was on the Senate, nobody could convict you," Graham said.

He also took shots at several of the other candidates. "The nice guy is Ben Carson," Graham said. "He tried to kill his cousin."

Mostly, it was all in good fun for Graham. Except the Cruz and Trump parts — Graham really, really doesn't like either of them.

Sunday, February 28, 2016


With all the super delegates already committed to Hillary, she is a sure bet to win the Democratic nomination and if she becomes President, there goes the Second Amendment

BarkGrowlBite | February 28, 2016

Any dreams Bernie Sanders may have had of getting the Democratic nomination went up in smoke in South Carolina Saturday night. Propelled by her black supporters, Clinton scored an overwhelming victory over Sanders.

Hillary had already all of the Democratic super delegates committed to her. She could clinch the nomination on Super Tuesday. In any event, the Clinton juggernaut will run over Sanders, leaving Bernie flatter than a Jewish potato pancake.

In the meantime, the Republican candidates are ripping each other apart with searing personal attacks to the extent that the eventual winner will be damaged goods and easy pickings for the Democratic candidate.

Any hopes the Republicans have of a Hillary indictment over her private email server is simply wishful thinking. It ain’t about to happen under the Obama administration, no matter how hard the FBI might push for it.

What scares the hell out of me with a Hillary Clinton presidency is that she will be able to reshape the Supreme Court so that it will have a solid liberal majority for decades to come. You can look for her court to reverse the Heller and McDonald decisions, thereby depriving individual citizens of the right to keep and bear firearms. Then, for example, my city of Houston could pass a city ordinance prohibiting private citizens from possessing any firearms within the city limits.

Other examples: Oakland and the other Bay Area cities will follow the People’s Republic of San Francisco in banning the private ownership of guns. So will Bob Walsh’s hometown of Stockton, that is if the California state legislature doesn’t beat the cities to it by banning gun ownership within the whole state.


First British schools and now an Australian school allow students to cross dress and use whichever rest room they choose

Times are a changing and catering to transgenders in Americas public schools seems to be on the horizon. First British schools and now an Australian school allow students to cross dress and use whichever rest room they choose. Will America be next? It’s not will, but when.

Look for schools in the San Francisco Bay Area to be the first to permit cross dressing and to have gender-neutral restrooms. Then catering to transgenders will spread to other states that are considered liberal. Southern states like Texas, Mississippi and Alabama will fight such moves all the way to the Supreme Court. And if Hillary becomes president, the makeup of the court will change so that cross dressing and gender-neutral restrooms will be shoved down the southern states’ throats.


By Isabelle Hellyer | Vice Mews | February 23, 2016

Newtown High School of the Performing Arts in Sydney, Australia, has updated its policy on uniforms to make life easier for trans, gender queer, and non-binary pupils, following a push from the school's students.

From now on, students will be free to use whatever uniform or bathroom matches their gender identity. They could already do both of those things before the policy was officially changed, but they're now saved the trouble of seeking formal permission from administration, which Newtown student Jo Dwyer called a "long and difficult process" in an interview with the Age.

Speaking to VICE, the New South Wales Department of Education explained that the uniform itself hasn't changed. It's simply been made genderless. "Students can wear any part of the available uniform options," a spokesperson told us. Similarly, Newton's bathroom policy hasn't formally changed from that already in place across NSW. It's just more explicit. "Usually, students should not be required to use the toilets and change rooms used by persons of the sex they were assigned at birth if they identify as a different gender," the spokesperson said. Newtown has just taken the gray area out of the state's policy, by making it clear students are completely free to use the bathroom of their choice.

The move makes sense coming from Newtown, given it's one of the most progressive schools in the country. You might remember when its students were sent to meet then Prime Minister Tony Abbott and completely shredded him in a Q & A session—"Not saying that I don't trust you, just wondering why a man is the minister for women?"

It's not the first school to change its uniform policy to accommodate trans and non-binary students—some British schools began doing so last year—but it's the first in Australia, and as a result, it has become the target for ire from Christian lobbyists. "People are wondering if this is where rainbow ideology and rainbow politics is taking us," Australian Christian Lobby spokesperson Wendy Francis told VICE. "These gender theory ideas go way beyond anti-bullying to almost proselytizing."

Earlier this year, the lobby came out in opposition to the Safe School program, which aims to aide young LGTB students and educate their peers. Francis even claimed the program promotes "queer sex and cross-dressing."

Not that the NSW Department of Education is particularly bothered by these sorts of opinions. When VICE asked the department to comment, a spokesperson said that as a matter of course it doesn't "respond to third parties" and stressed "we do not comment on that organization."

It's also quite unlikely that Newtown will be the only school bringing in genderless uniforms. Last year, the Victorian Youth Parliament created a bill to present to the Victorian government demanding school uniforms be made gender neutral across the state. The Safe School program, which 495 institutions currently participate in, advocates for the same policy. Although given Newtown's change came from pupils pushing for something they cared about, it might not take legislation to implement—just students who give a shit.

(This article originally appeared on VICE Australia.)

Saturday, February 27, 2016


During an interview on the Steve Harvey Show, Clinton got the Declaration of Independence confused with the Constitution

BarkGrowlBite | February 27, 2016

Hillary Clinton appeared on Wednesday’s Steve Harvey Show and talked about race relations and gun control. In pushing for stricter gun control laws, Clinton said:

“We’ve got to say to the gun lobby, you know what, there is a constitutional right for people to own guns, but there’s also a constitutional right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness that enables us to have a safe country.”

Oh yeah! Apparently Hillary doesn’t know squat about people rights versus gun rights. The Constitution does not guarantee any right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Those words are contained in the Declaration of Independence which was written more than 10 years earlier.

Hillary needs to retake American History 101 since she doesn’t know the difference between the Declaration and the Constitution. The Constitution is the law of the land, the Declaration is not.

The Second Amendment to the Constitution gives people the right to keep and bear arms, and thanks to Justice Antonin Scalia and four other Supreme Court justices, that right has been affirmed.

Hillary Clinton’s ignorance won’t make any difference if she is elected President. She will be able to appoint one or more justices to the Supreme Court and her liberal appointments will result in a majority of justices ruling that the Second Amendment applies only to members of the military.

Hillary's ignorance was not just a minor flub. But where was the media on this story? Shortly after she made her statement on Garvey's show, the internet was flooded with tweets calling attention to Hillary's gaffe. The media constantly browses the internet looking for stories to report. They could not have missed those tweets. Yet, except for Britain's Daily Mail, there hasn't been a word on it. Had Donald Trump said what Hillary said, NBC, MSNBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, The New York Times, The Washington Post, etc. would have been all over The Donald to showcase his ignorance.

Friday, February 26, 2016


Because the Miami police union has called on its members not to work security for Beyonce’s concert, the hate-mongering Farrakhan has promised that the Fruit of Islam will protect her

BarkGrowlBite | February 26, 2016

Reacting to a call by the Miami police union for its members not to provide security for a Bryonce concert, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan gave a sermon in Detroit on Sunday during which he attacked 'white folks' and former NY mayor Rudy Giuliani, and he vowed that his Fruit of Islam would protect the singer in place of the cops.

From Farrakhan’s sermon:

"She started talking all that black stuff [Beyonce’s half-time show at the Super Bowl] ... and white folks were like, 'We don't know how to deal with that.'"

"[ Giuliani] Look at how you treatin' Beyonce now. You gonna picket. You not gonna offer her police protection. But the FOI [Fruit of Islam] will."

So the Minister of Hate is going to have his Fruit of Islam thugs protect Beyonce. After her Super Bowl performance honoring the Black Panthers who advocated the killing of cops, Beyonce and Farrakhan deserve each other.


The man told her, ‘if we try several different positions and I shoot from six or seven angles, I'm sure you'll be pleased with the results’

The Smiths were unable to conceive children and decided to use a surrogate father to start their family. On the day the proxy father was to arrive, Mr. Smith kissed his wife goodbye and said, 'Well, I'm off now. The man should be here soon.'

Half an hour later, just by chance, a door-to-door baby photographer happened to ring the doorbell, hoping to make a sale. 'Good morning, Ma'am', he said, 'I've come to...'

'Oh, no need to explain,' Mrs. Smith cut in, embarrassed, 'I've been expecting you.'

'Have you really?' said the photographer. 'Well, that's good. Did you know babies are my specialty?'

'Well that's what my husband and I had hoped. Please come in and have a seat.

After a moment she asked, blushing, 'Well, where do we start?'

'Leave everything to me. I usually try two in the bathtub, one on the couch, and perhaps a couple on the bed. And sometimes the living room floor is fun. You can really spread out there.'

'Bathtub, living room floor? No wonder it didn't work out for Harry and me!'

'Well, Ma'am, none of us can guarantee a good one every time. But if we try several different positions and I shoot from six or seven angles, I'm sure you'll be pleased with the results.'

'My, that's a lot!', gasped Mrs. Smith..

'Ma'am, in my line of work a man has to take his time. I'd love to be In and out in five minutes, but I'm sure you'd be disappointed with that.'

'Don't I know it,' said Mrs. Smith quietly.

The photographer opened his briefcase and pulled out a portfolio of his baby pictures. 'This was done on the top of a bus,' he said.

'Oh, my God!' Mrs. Smith exclaimed, grasping at her throat.

'And these twins turned out exceptionally well - when you consider their mother was so difficult to work with.'

'She was difficult?' asked Mrs. Smith.

'Yes, I'm afraid so. I finally had to take her to the park to get the job done right. People were crowding around four and five deep to get a good look'

'Four and five deep?' said Mrs. Smith, her eyes wide with amazement..

'Yes', the photographer replied. 'And for more than three hours, too. The mother was constantly squealing and yelling - I could hardly concentrate, and when darkness approached I had to rush my shots. Finally, when the squirrels began nibbling on my equipment, I just had to pack it all in.'

Mrs. Smith leaned forward. 'Do you mean they actually chewed on your,'

'It's true, Ma'am, yes. Well, if you're ready, I'll set-up my tripod and we can get to work right away.'


'Oh yes, Ma'am. I need to use a tripod to rest my Canon on. It's much too big to be held in the hand for long.'

Mrs. Smith passed out.

Thursday, February 25, 2016


A Minnesota cop bites the dust for his Facebook musings

BarkGrowlBite | February 25, 2016

Ben Schlag has been an officer with the Rochester Police Department for five years. It would appear that Ben’s career in law enforcement will be short-lived. The idiot has been posting some racial and religious insensitive shit on Facebook.

After Black Lives Matter blocked Interstate 94 in protest of the November 15 shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police, Schlag posted a drawing on Facebook which showed people being run over by a a car with the caption, "Nobody cares about your protest."

On November 20 the idiot posted this goodie on Facebook:

"Studies show that Muslim Radicals are less prone to violence after they've been shot in the fucking face."

Tsk, tsk Ben, what were you thinking? Anyone with half a brain would surmise that pissed off Muslims would find out who wrote that drivel and seeing that it was a cop, turn him into the mayor and police chief.

On Friday, right after he learned of the Facebook posts, Rochester Police Chief Roger Peterson placed Ben on paid administrative leave. Chief Peterson indicated that as soon as all the due process procedures have been followed, he will fire Schlag.

What Ben said on Facebook may not be all that far off, but if you’re a public servant you should keep in mind that you are serving all of the public and you cannot exclude groups you don’t happen to like.

Ben joins a long list of other idiots among cops who forgot that anything you say on social media can be traced back to you and bite you in the ass … hard!


Dozens of people in Harris County lost hundreds or thousands of dollars to inmates in Georgia who used cellphones supplied by crooked correctional officers

By Meagan Flynn | Houston Press | February 23, 2016

The phone call from the “Harris County Sheriff's Office” went like this: “You have an open warrant. You owe us money. Unless you pay up, we will send somebody to arrest you.”

The caller would then ask the nervous victim to drive to a Kroger or a convenience store to purchase a pre-paid credit card, and to stay on the line. Once they bought it, the caller would ask the person to read the number on the card back to him before mailing it to "court."

That's how dozens of people in Harris County lost hundreds or thousands of dollars to inmates in Georgia prisons who carried out these identity scams, according to sheriff's officials.

“People who have never really been in trouble or know anything about the criminal justice system may actually get freaked out by these things,” said Harris County sheriff's deputy Josh Nowitz. “And that could be their rent money for the month.”

This month, the FBI indicted 46 corrupt guards in Georgia for providing inmates with the cellphones they used to make these scam calls in exchange for thousands of dollars in bribes—money that, at least in part, likely came from naive law-abiding citizens. In a nearly two-year-long investigation, the FBI seized more than 23,500 contraband phones from inmates. In January, the FBI also indicted 15 inmates, 19 former prison officials, and 17 others for helping with the scams.

Nevertheless, Nowitz said the scam is still ongoing and citizens should still be weary of any phone call that comes from the “sheriff's office.” Nowitz said there's a number of different versions of this scam, and that another common one is that “you didn't show up for jury duty, and there's a warrant out for you.”

“That seems reasonable, right? People get jury summons—maybe it didn't get delivered,” Nowitz said. “What was scary about this scam was that they were using actual names of individuals who really do work at the sheriff's office.”

If anyone receives these calls, Nowitz said, they should hang up and call the actual sheriff's office at 713-221-6000. Because if HCSO really had a warrant out for you, he said, deputies wouldn't be calling you. They'd probably be arresting you at your door. And they certainly would not be asking you to go buy a pre-paid credit card at Kroger.

EDITOR’S NOTE: People in other parts of the country who receive these scam calls should report them to their local sheriff’s department.

As for those who’ve fallen for this scam, the saying goes, “There’s no fool like an old fool.” And the crooks know it!

Wednesday, February 24, 2016


By Bob Walsh

It seems that one of the Aurora, Illinois alderman has a problem with stealing stuff. She doesn’t do it very competently either.

Last month Lynne Johnson was charged with retail theft (shoplifting) but the charge was upgraded yesterday to burglary, which is a class 2 felony.

The Aurora alderman has a history of shoplifting. Ms. Johnson pleaded guilty in 2013 to a charge of retail theft. She was charged with another retail theft in 2003. Then she pleaded guilty to violation of a local ordinance and was sentenced to court supervision. She was also charged with retail theft in 2010 for stealing a bit over $200 in stuff from Target.

If she is found guilty of a felony she is ineligible to serve as alderman and her seat would be declared vacant.

Perhaps the next thief the locals elect will be a more highly skilled thief than the current occupant of the office.


A doctor that had been seeing an 80-year-old woman for most of her life finally retired. At her next checkup, the new doctor told her to bring a list of all the medicines that had been prescribed for her. As the doctor was looking through these his eyes grew wide as he realized Grandma had a prescription for birth control pills.

"Mrs. Smith, do you realize these are birth control pills?"

"Yes, they help me sleep at night."

"Mrs. Smith, I assure you there is absolutely nothing in these that that could possibly help you sleep!"

She reached out and patted the young doctor's knee and said, "Yes, dear, I know that. But every morning, I grind one up and mix it in the glass of orange juice that my 16-year-old Granddaughter drinks. And believe me, it definitely helps me sleep at night."


An elderly, but hardy cattleman from Texas once told a young female neighbor that if she wanted to live a long life the secret was to sprinkle a pinch of gunpowder on her oatmeal each morning.

She did this religiously and lived to the age of 103. She left behind 14 children, 30 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren and a 40 foot hole where the crematorium used to be.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016


I just watched a Channel 2 news report on a “deputy involved shooting.”

The shooting took place at a bus station in southeast Houston after a man charged at a female deputy with a machete. He was reported to be pissed off because he missed the last bus to Mexico.

Jake Reiner, the reporter on the scene, said he didn’t know the condition of the victim, but he did see a man lying under a body sheet and “he didn’t appear to be moving.”

The man under the body sheet didn’t appear to be moving? Now that’s what I call brilliant reporting. Way to go Jake.


Historians say Der Fuhrer suffered from penile hypospadias which left him with a micro-penis; and he had only one ball to boot

BarkGrowlBite | February 23, 2016

Now I’m beginning to understand why Hitler hated the Jews so much. It must have been that Jews infuriated Der Fuhrer because they had bigger dicks.

In their new book “Hitler’s Last Day: Minute By Minute,” historians Jonathan Mayo and Emma Craigie write that Adolph Hitler had a wee weenie because he suffered from penile hypospadias. The condition is one in which the urethra emerges somewhere on the bottom of the penile shaft instead of from its tip. It prevents the penis from fully developing, leaving a man with a micro-penis.

Last December researches at the University of Erlangen unearthed prison documents from 1923 which showed that a medical examination of Der Fuhrer discovered he also suffered from right-side chryptorchidism. This condition is one in which the right testicle failed to descend during childhood. At the time, Hitler was serving a prison term for his failed Munich Beer Hall Putsch. During his time in prison he wrote the Nazi bible, “Mein Kampf.”

Ach du lieber! Der Fuhrer had only a wee weenie and he had to pee out of a hole in its bottom. Ach du lieber Gott im Himmel, and he had only one ball to boot. Heil Hitler!


Israel Today | February 21, 2016

Tuvia Yanai Weissman, 21, an off-duty IDF soldier who immigrated from the United States, was stabbed and killed by two Palestinian children on Thursday.

Weissman was shopping with his wife, Yael, and their four-month-old child, Neta, at a supermarket north of Jerusalem that prides itself on the coexistence demonstrated by its mixed Jewish-Arab staff and clientele.

Yael Weissman later told Israeli media that Tuvia heard screams as the two child terrorists stabbed another Jewish shopper and he ran to help, despite being unarmed at the time.

In the course of his brave action, Tuvia suffered fatal stab wounds and was later pronounced dead, leaving behind his childhood sweetheart and their baby girl.

The two attackers were ultimately stopped by an armed civilian who rushed into the store and shot them. One of the 14-year-old attackers was killed, and the other remains hospitalized.

The US State Department later confirmed that Weissman was an American citizen and condemned the attack “in the strongest possible terms. …There is no justification for terrorism.”

EDITOR’S NOTE: I’m surprised that our State Department did not likewise condemn the killing of the 14-year-old Palestinian terrorist by declaring there is no justification for killing children.


A homeless man took a backhoe and led police on a 13mph chase back-and-forth on the Florida Keys Seven Mile Bridge

By Larry Kahn | Florida Keys Keynoter | February 19, 2016

FLORIDA KEYS -- A slow-speed chase on the Seven Mile Bridge early Tuesday closed the span until 3 a.m.

The vehicle that took police on the ride: A backhoe, the Monroe County Sheriff's Office says.

Carl Blahnik, 59, took the joyride about midnight, starting when he allegedly dumped boulders at the north end of the bridge around mile marker 47 of U.S. 1. He then headed south, topping out around 13 mph, and nearly made it to the other end at mile marker 40.

But he suddenly changed direction back north -- forcing two deputies in patrol cars to hit reverse to get out of the way, says agency spokeswoman Becky Herrin.

She says Blahnik then spent an hour and a half driving back and forth over the bridge while deputies, with lights and sirens on, tried to pull him over, reversing direction several times. While that happened, he hit the side of the bridge several times, damaging it, Herrin said. A police cruiser was also damaged, she said.

Despite that, "It appeared from his skill he had experience driving one of these," Herrin said. "He did pinpoint pivots on the bridge."

Deputies got other cars off the road, then left the span themselves and waited at the ends. About 1:20 a.m., Blahnik finally drove off the bridge at the north end near where he dumped the boulders, and police set up spikes to puncture the tires. It worked, Herrin said. The backhoe stopped and Blahnik was arrested.

Blahnik is charged with felony counts of fleeing police, grand theft auto, aggravated assault and criminal mischief; and misdemeanor counts of reckless driving, failing to register a motor vehicle, littering and digging up a public road.

The bridge reopened just after 3 a.m. after debris from the incident was cleaned up.

Herrin said the backhoe was stolen from an area near the Marathon Community Park at mile marker 48.5. Sewer work has been ongoing there along U.S. 1. She said the keys were in the ignition.

His apparent reason for the adventure: Slowing other motorists down.

"He apparently was saying something about people driving too fast. He wasn't really too coherent," Herrin said.

Herrin said Blahnik was carrying a Wisconsin identification card and that he might be homeless, living in woods near Coco Plum Beach at the other end of town.

Monday, February 22, 2016


In front of the Brooklyn federal courthouse, 15,000 mostly Asian-Americans protested the manslaughter conviction of former NYPD officer Peter Liang

BarkGrowlBite | February 22, 2016

Former NYPD officer Peter Liang was convicted in federal court February 11 for manslaughter in the accidental stairwell shooting of an unarmed black man during a vertical patrol of a Brooklyn public housing building. The 2014 shooting occurred when Liang was startled by a noise in the stairwell and accidentally discharged his weapon, fatally wounding Akai Gurley. The prosecution maintained that Liang had recklessly drawn his gun, that he shouldn't have had his finger on the trigger, and that he did nothing to help Gurley as he lay dying on the floor.

On Saturday 15,000 mostly Asian-Americans protested Liang’s conviction in front of the Brooklyn federal courthouse. They held signs reading “Tragedy Not Crime,” “No Scapegoating,” “No Selective Justice,” “An Accident Is Not A Felony,” “Justice for Peter Liang,” as well as several others, some of which offered condolences to Gurley’s family.

Demonstrators in 30 cities, including Philadelphia, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Miami and at the Washington Monument, also protested Liang’s conviction.

The Brooklyn demonstrators were met by a group of protesters supporting Liang’s conviction. They held up signs that read, “Justice For Akai Gurley – Jail Killer Cops.”

I seriously doubt Officer Liang would have been charged and tried for anything were it not for the ‘Ferguson effect.’ Before Michael brown was shot dead by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014, the Liang case would have been considered a tragic accident. I think that’s what it really was.

While Liang deserved to be disciplined for screwing up, he should not have been fired and certainly not criminally charged.

It seems as though the feds and local prosecutors are eager to placate an angry minority community. From now on, cops better make sure they are damn right before they shoot at anyone. Of course, for hesitating just a nanosecond too long, some officers will be shot dead. That will also placate some members of the minority community.

Sunday, February 21, 2016


One would have to conclude that The Donald must be under the influence of some funny tobacco when he comes up with some of what he says on the campaign trail

BarkGrowlBite | February 21, 2016

Between 1909 and 1913, the U.S. Army under the command of General John Pershing was battling a Moro rebellion in the Philippines. The Moros were a large tribe of Filipino Muslims.

On Friday, during a campaign speech in North Charleston, South Carolina, Trump told his audience this story about Gen. Pershing:

He caught 50 terrorists that did tremendous damage and killed many people and he took the 50 terrorists and he took 50 men and he dipped 50 bullets in pig's blood. And he had his men load his rifles, and he lined up the 50 people, and they shot 49 of those people, and the 50th person, he said; "You go back to your people and you tell them what happened.” And for 25 years, there wasn’t a problem. For 25 years there wasn’t a problem. All right? So we better start getting tough.

Gen. Pershing never did any such thing. Anyone with half a brain would consider this story a ridiculous fable. Dipping bullets in pig’s blood. Executing 49 Moros. And that figment of someone’s imagination ended the Moro terrorism.

How did Trump or his advisors come up with this tale? They got it off the internet. Versions of this story have been around for several years, including one about Israeli settlers coming up with a new way to deter Palestinian suicide bombers – wrapping their corpses in pigskin to prevent their ascent to paradise.

Trump and his advisors, like so many fools, simply fell for the malicious internet mischief originally perpetrated by some smartass Muslim hater. And worst of all, Trump’s audience ate it up.

Of course, Trump has said other ridiculous things since he started campaigning for the presidency. One would have to conclude that The Donald must be under the influence of some funny tobacco when he comes up with those outlandish statements of his.

No matter how ridiculous Trump comes across, a lot of Republicans seem to adore him. He won the South Carolina primary with 32.5 percent of the vote. Sorry, but I can’t help but think that a third of South Carolina Republican voters must be idiots. If not idiots, they must be stealth supporters of Hillary.

You may like what Trump says. So do I, by the way. He either amuses me or amazes me. But I sure do not want a clown to be our next President. We already have one in office now.

If Trump ends up as the Republican nominee, I will vote for him, but I will be holding my nose and filling a barf bag while doing so. I prefer a clown over a sorry ass bitch who will change the ideological makeup of the Supreme Court so that liberal justices will outnumber conservatives for decades to come. Unfortunately though, in all likelihood I’ll be voting for the losing candidate.


The RCMP and an officer are being sued after a teenage girl was shot with the officer’s stolen gun

By Jake Kivanc | VICE News | February 16, 2016

A Canadian teen who was shot last year with a gun stolen from an RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) cruiser is suing the national police force, the attorney general of Canada, and the officer in question for an undisclosed amount.

Sixteen-year-old Calli Vanderaa was shot in the parking lot of the convenience store last October, where she had stopped with a few friends. The single bullet that hit her left her with a punctured lung, along with damage to her ribs and internal organs.

The semi-automatic handgun used in the shooting was allegedly stolen from the cruiser of Sergeant Chris McCuen earlier that evening after it was left sitting in open sight on one of the backseats of the car.

Although the police said Vanderaa was not the target of the shooting, 22-year-old Matthew Wilfrid McKay and 25-year-old Matthew Andrew Miles have been charged with a number of crimes, including an attempted murder charge for the shooting of McKay.

Vanderaa's lawyer launched the lawsuit last week, which seeks compensation for both "physical and psychological" damages sustained by Vanderaa.

"This is a little girl, who had a bullet tear through her lung, her spleen, her colon, [and it] took two ribs on the way through. I mean, she was massively beat up," Robert Tapper, Vanderaa's lawyer, told the CBC.

"What is she looking for? She's looking for compensation. It's really as simple as that."

A similar incident happened in Barrie, Ontario, last year when an officer with the Peel Regional Police left her handgun unattended in her car at night. The man who stole the gun and its ammunition was later arrested and charged after he posted a video threatening to kill his cousin with the weapon.

That officer—43-year-old Constable Tracy Cleland—pleaded guilty to careless storage of a firearm. Davin Charney, a Toronto lawyer with an expertise in criminal law and police wrongdoing, told VICE he would expect to see a similar charge against McCuen, which will come on top of the lawsuit launched by the victim.

"I would be surprised if the officer wasn't charged with careless storage of a firearm," Charney told VICE.

"If someone steals a gun and shoots someone with it, that action isn't the criminal responsibility of the officer, but he or she does have a responsibility to store the gun properly. What changes in all of that is that the RCMP could be liable for a much more substantial claim [due to the injuries]."

Making note of more-typical examples of police brutality such as the shootings and assaults that have dominated the media, Charney said that this case is an example of one of the main issues that is overlooked when it comes to "bad policing"—the financial cost.

"When we think of bad policing, we think of harm caused to people, or where people are beat up and they die, but there's a financial cost to all of this as well. Bad policing is expensive, it increases the cost of what the public pays for policing, and the people ultimately bear that cost."

The RCMP responded to VICE's request for an interview by saying that the matter was still under investigation, and the police force could not comment on the matter.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a strange case. Not the lawsuit, but the officer leaving his gun unattended. Shit, most cops sleep with their guns and some even have their guns strapped on while naked and having sex.

Saturday, February 20, 2016



Today's Lesson: The Home Safe


Four-hour flight turns into 30-hour nightmare for Delta passengers

By Lori Aratani | The Washington Post | February 18, 2016

The weather forecast was less than ideal for the Delta Airlines flight that left Monday afternoon bound for John F. Kennedy International Airport from Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, but no one aboard could have imagined just how bad things would get.

According to multiple news reports and tweets from the passengers themselves - the four-hour flight turned into a 30-hour nightmare with two flight diversions caused by bad weather. At one point, the turbulence was so bad, one passenger told NBC that she thought the plane was going to break in half.

"I've never seen an air sick bag used before and many were," said Lauren Karasek, another passenger aboard the flight.

Delta apologized for the problems.

In an emailed statement Wednesday, spokesman Michael Thomas confirmed the multiple diversions.

"Delta flight 944 from Punta Cana was unable to land at JFK due to runway conditions and inclement weather in the New York area. The flight diverted to Manchester, New Hampshire, where it remained overnight to comply with mandated crew rest requirements. The flight redeparted for JFK the following day as Delta flight 9929 but diverted to Boston as a result of severe weather in New York. With improving conditions, the flight arrived at JFK before 8 p.m. EST Tuesday."

Karasek said the flight left as scheduled, bound for New York with no indication that anything was amiss. Even as the flight circled the airport, passengers aboard were unconcerned. Looking out the window, passengers could see there was heavy cloud cover and snow. Then the captain spoke.

"He said that we were low on fuel and had to land in 10 minutes or we needed to be diverted," Karasek, 30, recalled.

So diverted they were -- to Manchester, which would have been all well and good-- except that the airport isn't equipped to handle international travel so there were no customs officials to process the 160 or so passengers. (Delta officials told PIX 11 that agents were brought in from Portland, Maine 95 miles away).

Then there were other problems. Because of heavy snow and cold, the plane had to be de-iced. And, because the flight had taken so long, there was a risk that the crew would "time-out" meaning they'd reached the maximum amount of time they could fly.

They missed the window. Karasek said passengers resigned themselves to spending the night in Manchester. But efforts to get passengers off the plane also ran into trouble. The first set of stairs ground crews rolled up to the plane didn't fit. A second set of stairs had to be brought in. Only 20 people were allowed off the plane at time, but Karasek felt lucky to be in the second group.

Could the long nightmare finally be coming to an end?

No such luck. When Karasek and her friends arrived at the terminal there was no one from Delta to meet them except an airport security guard who'd radioed Delta that people were waiting.

So she and her friends struck out on their own, found a hotel and settled in for the night. About 1 a.m. they received an email from Delta, apologizing for the problems and offering them 12,500 Skymiles. They heard nothing more until the next morning when they called at 8 a.m. and were told their flight would be leaving at 11 a.m.

But this would not be the end either.

The plane left Manchester and made two attempts to land at JFK in what Karasek was later told were 60 mile-per-hour winds. People were being tossed around the plane, she said. Air-sick bags were deployed. Several people requested oxygen, which was offered using portable tanks.

"I'm a frequent flier and I've never seen turbulence like this," she said. She pulled out a packet of Dramamine, which she bought to combat car-sickness, took a pill and passed the rest of the packet to her fellow passengers.

"There were a lot of people getting sick, several people needed oxygen," passenger Maribel Reyes told NBC. "It was really bad, I never experienced turbulence like that. I thought the plane was going to break in half. The pilot described it as a blender."

The pilot announced he was diverting to Boston. The flight landed about 3 p.m. But once there, Karasek said, agents refused to open the door to let them into the terminal.

"People were banging on the door," she said. "The captain was advocating to let us go."

Karasek understands there may have been security concerns. A compromise was worked out. The ground crew finally relented, asking passengers to provide their names and seat numbers before letting them off. Once off the plane, Karasek and her friends decided they'd had enough. They bought train tickets.

Karasek arrived home at 11 p.m. Tuesday night. According to Gothamist, only 90 of the 159 passengers were still aboard when the flight finally landed at JFK around 8 p.m. Tuesday.

For her part, Karasek is keeping it all in perspective. "Yes, this sucks, but there are plenty of other travesties in the world - let's just take a minute to remember that," she said.

And while Karasek praised the flight crew as more than gracious given the circumstances, she's less pleased with Delta's customer service. Between the hotel and train tickets, she estimates she and her friends spent roughly $650. Her efforts to reach Delta via Twitter about possible reimbursement were not so successful. Wednesday afternoon, airline representatives told her she would not be eligible for reimbursement.

Thomas, the Delta spokesman, confirmed the offer of 12,500 Skymiles, adding that those who don't have frequent flier accounts with the airline were offered vouchers, but he could not say for how much. He also said the airline would evaluate other situations like Karasek's.


By Bob Walsh

Governor Jerry Brown’s legacy project is High-Speed Rail. (Though not nearly as high speed nor nearly as cost effective as originally planned.) The HSR Authority made a sudden change of direction yesterday with Jerry’s choo choo.

The first leg of the train will now run from Silicon Valley in the south Bay Area to Bakersfield, about 250 miles. Originally the first leg was to run from Buttcrack to South Buttcrack, but the cost per mile was very high due to the need to build a lot of tunnels, bridges and other inconvenient and expensive things.

The original plan, approved by voters as Proposition 1A, called for 2 hours and 40 minutes commute time between SF and LA with a business plan that would be self-supporting with no government subsidy. It is now acknowledged that neither one of those goals is realistic.

Lawsuits are in the works against the current plan, and a ballot initiative is planned for this November that would divert the HSR money to increased water storage in the formerly great state of California.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Reminds me of Chattanooga Choo Choo.

Moonbeam’s Choo Choo

Pardon me, boy
Is that Moonbeam’s choo choo?
Track twenty-nine
Boy, you can gimme a shine
Can you afford
To board Moonbeam’s choo choo
In San Francisco
I've got my fare
And just a trifle to spare

When you hear the horn blowin' eight to the bar
Then you know that Los Angeles is not very far
Shove the pedal to the metal
Gotta keep it rollin'
Woo, woo, Los Angeles there you are


You think you have lived to be 80-plus and know who you are, then along comes someone and blows it all to hell! An old Army Air Corps Pilot sat down at the Starbucks, still wearing his old flight jacket and ordered a cup of coffee. As he sat sipping his coffee, a young woman sat down next to him. She turned to the pilot and asked,

"Are you a real pilot?"

He replied, 'Well, I've spent my whole life flying planes, first Stearmans, then the early Grummans... flew a Wildcat and Corsair in WWII, and later in the Korean conflict, Banshees and Cougars. I've taught more than 260 people to fly and given rides to hundreds, so I guess I am a pilot, and you, what are you?"

She said, "I'm a lesbian. I spend my whole day thinking about naked women. As soon as I get up in the morning, I think about naked women. When I shower, I think about naked women. When I watch TV, I think about naked women. It seems everything makes me think of naked women."

The two sat sipping in silence. A little while later, a young man sat down on the other side of the old pilot and asked, "Are you a real pilot?"

He replied, "I always thought I was, but I just found out I'm a lesbian."

Friday, February 19, 2016


Kon Georgiou, who is in an Australian prison for killing three Bandidos, is on a hunger strike because he believes that by not eating, he will not pass the phone stuck up his ass

My good Aussie friend Dorina Lisson sent me the heads-up on this story.

It seems as though Kon Georgiou, an Australian prison inmate, is sitting on a cellphone stashed up his clacker (Aussie for ass) which he refuses to give up. He has gone on a hunger strike because he believes that by not eating, he will not pass the phone stuck up his ass. Kon, a Rebels biker, is doing time for killing three Bandido bikers in 2003. Here is a report from the Daily Mail:

Kon Georgiou is 'believed to be hiding a phone up his bottom' and he’s refusing to sit on a body scanning device

By Daniel Piotrowski | Daily Mail | February 18, 2016

A jailed triple murderer is refusing to remove a mobile telephone from his backside, a talkback radio host has claimed.

Prison officials believe Rebels bikie Kon Georgiou is hiding a phone up his bottom, according to 2GB radio host Ray Hadley.

But authorities have been unable to confirm the presence of the contraband device as Georgiou is refusing to sit on a scanner.
'A triple murderer has no rights,' Mr Hadley said on Thursday. 'If he's got a phone stuck up his clacker in Goulburn Supermax, sit him on the bloody chair and get the phone off him.

Insiders told Mr Hadley Georgiou has been on a hunger strike this week while in segregation. He apparently believes he will not have to pass if he does not eat.

Georgiou, who was convicted of killing three Bandido bikie gang members in 2003, has a history of social media activity in jail.

In 2010 it was revealed he was maintaining a Facebook page with more than 150 friends from his cell.

He posted a picture of himself working out and another of him in a white singlet. According to reports, he also penned posts praising his friends for giving him 'strength'.

A spokesman for Corrective Services NSW declined to comment.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Dorina adds that “what the article and news media are not saying is that under Australian law, prisoners cannot be forced by authorities to do anything. Unbelievable but true. At this time the prisoner remains on a hunger strike because he does not wish to do 'poo' !!!”


When, on his return flight from Mexico to Rome, reporters asked Pope Francis about Donald Trump, the Pontiff replied:

“A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian.”

This should solidify the Evangelical vote behind Ted Cruz.

If he says Trump is not Christian, who am I to question the Pope? ... especially since I am Jewish.


By Bob Walsh

The Manteca (CA) Unified School District just settled a legal beef with a high-school junior. She was previously sent home for refusing to chance out of a t-shirt that said “Nobody Knows I’m A Lesbian” on it. (I saw her picture. It wasn’t a big secret, trust me on that.)

The school has agreed to solidify their dress code and recognize statements of affirmation of such things as race and gender orientation as being valid expressions of free speech and appropriate for the school.

I happen to agree. I am, however, curious about what will happen the first time a student shows up with a “I’m Proud To Be A Straight White Christian” on it. Will that be considered too offensive of divisive to tolerate? Just curious.

Thursday, February 18, 2016


Sanders smears cops by promising to keep them from shooting unarmed black men and describing their presence in black neighborhoods as “occupying armies”

BarkGrowlBite | February 18, 2016

Bernie Sanders has sunk to a new low.

“Together, we are going to end the horrors that we have seen time and time again on TV of unarmed African-Americans being shot and killed by police officers.”

That’s what Sanders told students Tuesday at predominantly black Morehouse College in Atlanta. He also described the presence of cops in black communities as “occupying armies,” meaning the police are an occupying force that suppresses the civilian population.

How disgusting! Sanders’ bid for black votes has him making cops look horrible by implying that they go around shooting unarmed black men. And instead of praising the police for trying to protect the people living in black neighborhoods, he describes them as occupying armies. You can’t get any lower than that.

Sanders and Hillary Clinton will say anything to get the black vote and both are courting anti-Semitic, race baiting Al Sharpton for his endorsement of their candidacies. All politicians, Democrats and Republicans alike, will say anything for a vote, but courting a charlatan like Sharpaton is really disgusting and shameless.

Oh, something just occurred to me. Black votes matter only if a high percentage of blacks turn out to vote, as opposed to a small number of whites. Blacks make up only 13 percent of this country’s population, but they vote almost exclusively for Democrats.

Since the white vote is split up between the two major parties, a large black voter turnout can make the difference between victory and defeat. If only 50 percent of the eligible white voters would get up off their dead asses and vote, a 100 percent turnout of black voters probably wouldn’t count for shit!


In a shameless bid for the black vote, a desperate Hillary Clinton has a lovefest with Al Sharpton

BarkGrowlBite | February 18, 2016

The Democratic presidential candidates are shameless. First Bernie Sanders, a Jew, had a hug-in with the anti-Semitic, race baiting Al Sharpton last week in an obvious bid for the black vote. And on Tuesday, Hillary met privately with Sharpton at the Urban League headquarters in Harlem. How disgusting!

Al Sharpton is the last person anyone should turn to for any reason. For anyone not familiar with it, here is some of Sharpton’s sordid history:

The Tawana Brawley Hoax

In 1987, Tawana Brawley, a 15-year-old black girl, was found was found lying in a garbage sack in Wappinger, a town 70 miles north of NYC. She was smeared with shit, her clothes were torn and bujrned, and with racial slurs and obscenities written on her body with charcoal. She claimed she had been kidnapped and raped by six white men, one being a prosecutor and some being cops.

The Tawana Brawley case put a hitherto unknown Al Sharpton in the public limelight. Sharpton, along with two soon to be disbarred attorneys, took up the case. They accused Dutchess County prosecutor, Steven Pagones of being a racist and of raping Brawley. A grand jury spent seven months examining police and medical records before finding that the alleged kidnapping and rape was a hoax. Brawley had made the whole story and scenario up to keep her parents from finding out she had spent the night with a boyfriend. The boyfriend helped her stage the scene.

Sharpton and the two attorneys were sued by Pagones for defamation. He won his case and was awarded $345,000. Sharpton refused to pay his $66,000 share of the damages, but a group of black businessmen and attorney Johnnie Cochran paid it for him. To this day, Sharpton insists that the Tawana Brawley kidnapping and rape was not a hoax.

The Crown Heights Riots

In 1991, an orthodox Jew was part of a funeral procession led by an unmarked police car. As he drove through an intersection in the predominantly black Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights, he was struck by another car. He swerved onto a sidewalk killing a small black boy and injuring a small black girl. The crowd that had gathered became infuriated when a private ambulance whisked the Jewish driver away while leaving the boy pinned underneath his car. Actually a police officer had called for the ambulance because he feared the angry crowd would attack the Jewish driver.

Blacks rioted for four consecutive days, looting stores, beating up Jews wherever they could find them, and stabbing to death a Jewish seminary student from Australia as bystanders shouted "Kill the Jew", and "get the Jews out". Sharpton made his presence at the rioting, leading a protest of angry people shouting "Whose streets? Our streets!" and "No justice, no peace!" Sharpton himself shouted, “If the Jews want to get it on, tell them to pin their yarmulkes back and come over to my house.” Sharpton’s participation helped prolong the rioting.

And at the little boy’s funeral, Sharpton ranted against “Jewish ‘diamond merchants’ who bought their wares from apartheid South Africa, then ran down black kids in Brooklyn.”

Freddie's Fashion Mart

In 1995, the United House of Prayer, a black Pentecostal Church, owned some property in Harlem which it rented to Fred Harari, a Jewish merchant who operated Freddie’s Fashion Mart. Harari had a black subtenant who operated the Record Shack. The church told Harari to evict the black tenant. The eviction led to months of increasingly clamorous protests.

Sharpton had a radio talk show at the time. He often invited Morris Powell, head of the local vendor’s association and a well-known Jew-baiter, to appear on his show and he allowed Powell to make anti-Semitic rants. Sharpton and Powell showed up at the protests.

Sharpton shouted, “We will not stand by and allow them to move this brother so that some white interloper can expand his business.”

Powell shouted, “We are not going to stand idly by and let a Jewish person come in black Harlem and methodically drive black people out of business up and down 125th St. If we stand for that, we will stand for anything.”

On December 8, Roland James Smith, Jr. walked into Freddie’s Fashion Mart and with gun in hand, ordered all the black customers to leave. He then doused several clothing bins with paint thinner and set them on fire. Eight people were burned to death. Smith also died in the fire.

There can be no doubt that Sharpton and Powell inflamed the protestors and led Smith to carry out his


The Marshal’s service says they have between 1,200 and 1,500 more arrest warrants just for Houstonians who have failed to pay off their college student loans

BarkGrowlBite | February 18, 2016

Fox 26 reports that US Marshals have begun to arrest people all over the country for not paying off their college student loans. One such arrest occurred in Houston on.

Last week, a SWAT-like team of seven US Marshals dressed in combat gear and armed with machine guns arrived at the doorstep of Paul Aker and informed him he was under arrest for not paying off the $1,500 student loan he took out in 1987.

Needless to say, Aker was in deep shock seeing seven heavily armed men invade his home and ready to haul his ass off to wherever, especially since he had not received any notice about the overdue repayment for years.

However, the Marshals have a different story. They say Aker ignored a federal court order for him to appear that had been filed by the collection agency in 2006. He was sent numerous notices to appear in court, some even being stuck on his front door. And the only reason the heavily armed squad showed up is because a couple of marshals called for backup when, after they knocked on his door, Aker yelled at them, “I have a gun.”

You would think the Marshals would haul Aker off to a jail, but that’s not what happened. Aker was taken straight to federal court where he was turned over to a lawyer. But the lawyer was not a defense attorney! He was a collection lawyer and he made Aker sign a repayment plan.

Ah, but that repayment plan is not just for $1,500 anymore. Paul mow owes that amount plus $4,200 in interest and – get this – another $1,300 for the services of the SWAT team. That amounts to $7,000.

According to sources within the Marshal’s Service, they have between 1,200 and 1,500 more arrest warrants like the one they served on Aker just for Houstonians.

It seems as though Uncle Sam signed a contract with a collection agency. The debt collectors are going before a federal judge to obtain a judgment against those who have not paid off their student loans. Then they get the judge to order the Marshals to round up the errant former students.

What a great deal! In addition to what they got paid for signing the contract, the collection agency also gets paid for every loan repayment and they don’t even have to go after the deadbeats. All they have to do is wait at the federal courthouse for a SWAT team to dump the poor bastards in their laps.

Holy shit, this is happening under a Democratic administration. Who would have believed? I can just imagine what would happen if the Republicans were in power. Those Marshals would have just up and shot Akers when he yelled he had a gun. And if anyone dared to offer any resistance when the Marshals showed up, they would have called on their M3 Bradley Fighting Vehicles to blow those deadbeats’ houses away.

What a great country! Atta boy Uncle Sam, way to go!


The Onion | February 16, 2016

Here is a step-by-step guide to how U.S. Supreme Court justices are selected:

Step 1: Supreme Court vacancy opens after a sitting justice dies, retires, or is promoted to the Galactic Circuit

Step 2: President wistfully crosses out own name from list of potential candidates

Step 3: Official presidential nominee slowly lowered by rope into Senate Judiciary Committee pit

Step 4: Nominee charged one-time $30 background check fee

Step 5: Candidate asked whether they see themselves in exact same place 35 years from now

Step 6: Judiciary Committee members ask nominee whether they capable of writing a dissent that could be described as “blistering”

Step 7: Candidate attests they have no opinion whatsoever on issue of abortion, don’t know what it is, and frankly have never heard such a word uttered before

Step 8: Senate takes nominee out to drinks to see how they act in casual, informal setting

Step 9: Nominee stands as their predecessor’s robe is draped over them to see if government can save a few bucks on not ordering a new one

Step 10: Following months of direct questioning, witness testimony, and poring over the nominee’s qualifications and judicial history, the Senate votes on whether they like the president or not

Step 11: If confirmed, justice takes oath of office and is assigned a bench buddy to help them through their first few opinions

Step 12: If candidate not confirmed, process repeats indefinitely until other party holds White House or country is awash in the hot, crimson blood of neighbor killing neighbor, whichever comes first

Wednesday, February 17, 2016


On Valentine’s Day, the owner of eight Mexican restaurants in South Carolina turned himself into the cops after shooting dead the man he found fucking his wife in the back seat of a pickup truck

BarkGrowlBite | February 17, 2016

What a Valentine’s Day surprise! Gregorio Leon, 49, who owns six franchises of the San Jose restaurants and two of Pancho’s, looked into the back seat of a pickup truck in a Lexington park-and-ride lot and – surprise, surprise - found Maria Rachel Leon, his loving wife, fucking Arturo Pereya Bravo.

Apparently Gregorio had a Valentine’s Day surprise of his own. He whipped out a gun and emptied it into the back of the truck. When the celebratory fireworks ended, Arturo was in no condition to thank Gregorio. Arturo was feet up.

Gregorio turned himself into the police. They had another Valentin’s Day surprise for him. Gregorio was charged with murder, the attempted murder of his wife, discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

Holy shit, are those the only charges the cops could come up with? I can think of half a dozen more, including disturbing the piece – oops, I meant peace – and criminal mischief for fucking up the truck.

Gregorio’s shots missed his wife. I’ll bet that by the time the gun smoke cleared, Maria Rachel became a born again Christian.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016


“Mr. President, your silence about these events [the killings of cops] SPEAKS VOLUMES!!!!”

By Heather Norris | Carroll County Times | February 15, 2016

CARROLL COUNTY, Maryland -- In an open letter posted on Facebook, Carroll County's top law enforcement officer criticized President Barack Obama's public silence on an uptick in officers killed by gunfire in 2016 nationwide, including two Harford County sheriff's deputies who were killed this week.

"Dear President Obama," Sheriff Jim DeWees wrote in the post Saturday morning. "In case you haven't heard, eight American police officers over the past eight days have been killed in the line of duty. Two of these police officers were Harford County sheriff's deputies that were gunned down at a Panera Restaurant just 50 miles from where you live. I've watched and listened intently for words of encouragement and sorrow to come from you, but haven't heard or seen anything."

Officer Down Memorial Page Inc., a nonprofit that honors fallen law enforcement officers, recorded seven officers killed in the line of duty nationwide between Feb. 5 and Feb. 11, and three in January. Of those 10, eight were killed by gunfire, according to ODMP.

Over the same time period in 2015, one officer was killed by gunfire in the line of duty, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

DeWees goes on to commend Gov. Larry Hogan for his support of police around Maryland, noting that the governor made the trip to Harford County to meet with members of the Harford County Sheriff's Office the day after the shooting.

Conversely, he said, the president has shown no sign of support for members of the police community in the wake of the uptick in violence against police officers.

"I understand that you are a busy man and are being pulled in multiple directions every day of the week," DeWees wrote. "But, when my president doesn't take the time to openly recognize the sacrifices that brave men & women of law enforcement make each day to keep domestic peace, I'm disappointed! I suspect that if these same deputies walked in to a restaurant, and without provocation shot and killed an innocent man, you and your staff would quickly whisk their family away to Washington for a future speech to make an example of police officers nationwide."

DeWees, who is a Republican, said the letter was not intended to be political. He decided to pen it out of a feeling of frustration with the president's silence on an incident that occurred within driving distance of the White House, he said.

"I kind of wrote that out of a sense of disappointment," said DeWees in an interview Saturday evening. The Facebook post had been shared more than 13,000 times and had received more than 15,000 likes by 9 p.m. Satuday.

Among many members of the law enforcement community, he said, there is a perception that Obama does not support police officers.

Whether or not that is true, he said, "unfortunately, perception is reality, and it's certainly that way with me."

In September, Obama released a statement calling the targeting of police officers "unacceptable" and "an affront to civilized society." On Feb. 11, the day after the Harford shooting, Attorney General Loretta Lynch spoke to the Major County Sheriffs' Association, acknowledging the Harford killings and praising law enforcement officers' courage and commitment.

That is not enough to make officers feel they have the support of their country's top commander, DeWees said.

"That's not good enough," he said. "I think the president should have come out and said something. We need to hear from our president."

He continued, "I think law enforcement has been waiting a long time to hear something from him that has some substance."

Although the president's silence on the issue has made many question whether he supports law enforcement, it's not too late for something to be done, DeWees said.

Visitation for Senior Deputy Mark Logsdon is scheduled for 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the Mountain Christian Church at 1824 Mountain Road in Joppa. Services for Senior Deputy Patrick Dailey will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mountain Christian Church, 1824 Mountain Road, Joppa. At those funeral services, DeWees said, he will be there, keeping the spot next to him empty.

"If he shows up, I'll step aside and give him the spot to the right of me," he said.

DeWees' open letter in full

A Letter from me to our president:

Dear President Obama:

In case you haven't heard, eight American police officers over the past eight days have been killed in the line of duty. Two of these police officers were Harford County Sheriff's Deputies that were gunned down at a Panera Restaurant just 50 miles from where you live. I've watched and listened intently for words of encouragement and sorrow to come from you, but haven't heard or seen anything.

Conversely, just two weeks ago my governor, Larry Hogan, spent the better part of a week placing a call each day to one of my deputies that was involved in a severe traffic collision in Carroll County. He wasn't satisfied with speaking to me in order to send his prayers and regards; he called every day after the collision until he spoke with my deputy's wife. Governor Hogan also drove to Harford County the day after two deputies were slain to meet Sheriff Gahler and the men & women of his office to grieve with them. The governor is in the middle of the 2016 Legislative Session and is pretty busy, yet found time to call, visit and pay his respects to me & my deputy, and the men & women of the Harford County Sheriff's Office.

I understand that you are a busy man and are being pulled in multiple directions every day of the week. But, when my president doesn't take the time to openly recognize the sacrifices that brave men & women of law enforcement make each day to keep domestic peace, I'm disappointed! I suspect that if these same deputies walked in to a restaurant, and without provocation shot and killed an innocent man, you and your staff would quickly whisk their family away to Washington for a future speech to make an example of police officers nationwide.

For me Mr. President, it has nothing to do with Republican or Democrat; black or white, male or female; but, it has everything to do with leading or following. I'm not shocked that you haven't openly reached out or acknowledged publically the recent rash of deaths in law enforcement, but I'm tremendously disappointed!

Mr. President, your silence about these events SPEAKS VOLUMES!!!!

PS: I'll be standing outside in the cold next week with my deputies for the funerals of the Harford Co deputies; I'll save you a spot next to me!

James T. DeWees
Carroll County Maryland

EDITOR’S NOTE: Personally, rather than some scripted comments from Obama about the slaying of cops, I think a public condemnation of Black Lives Matter would show that the President really supports law enforcement officers.


Following a traffic stop, former NY State Senate candidate Gia Arnold and her boyfriend were busted for violating the very same gun control law she campaigned against

26-year-old Gia Arnold, the mother of three, and her 18-year-old boyfriend were busted near Niagara Falls on Wednesday when cops stopped her for failing to signal a turn and found an AR-15, a handgun, a knife and a ski mask in her car. They ran afoul of violating the very same gun control law she campaigned against as a candidate for the NY State Senate.

Gia, a pro-gun activist, was the Tea Party candidate in 2014 for a State Senate seat. She campaigned to repeal New York’s ban of assault rifles, but lost out to another candidate.

Gia and her teen boyfriend don’t pass the smell test here. An AR-15, a handgun, a knife and a ski mask in her car? Call me overly suspicious, but it looks to me like they were on the way to commit a violent crime.

Gia Arnold, a 26-year-old former candidate for the New York State Senate, was arrested for illegal possession of an assault weapon

By Christopher Brennan | New York Daily News | February 13, 2016

A former New York State Senate candidate has been arrested for illegally possessing an assault weapon.

Gia Arnold, 26, and her boyfriend Halim Johnson, 18, were taken into custody on Wednesday night in Niagara Falls after police found an AR-15 rifle in her car along with a handgun, knife and ski mask.

She was originally pulled over around 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday for failing to use her turn signal, but weapons were discovered when an officer saw a magazine clip in her passenger’s seat, according to the Buffalo News.

The front of her Pontiac Vibe was actually locked and loaded with deadly weapons, according to police, who said that she was keeping the AR-15 between her seat and the driver’s door, and the handgun was in a cup holder.

The Tea Party-approved mother of three had previously run for the upper house of New York’s legislature in 2014 in a district along Lake Ontario between Rochester and the Canadian border.

Part of the then-24-year-old’s platform included repealing the assault weapons measure under which she is now being prosecuted, the SAFE Act.

The law restricts ownership on a long list of AR-15 varieties, as well as other semiautomatic guns with detachable magainzes that have military characteristics such as folding or detachable stocks. Owners of assault weapons must register their firearms with the State Police.

She briefly dropped out of the race after admitting that she had an extramarital affair and left her husband, but re-entered and was defeated by Robert G. Ortt.

A page to raise funds for Arnold and her boyfriend says that this week’s traffic stop was unconstitutional also alleges racial profiling against Johnson, who is black.

The page, which has raised more than $2,400, said that officers accused the teen of being a drug dealer and could not come up with a reason why they were pulled over.

Jail records showed that as of Friday night Arnold had bonded out, but Johnson had not.


An 80 year old man goes for a physical. All of his tests come back with normal results.

The doctor says, Jack, everything looks great. How are you doing mentally and emotionally? Are you at peace with God?

Jack replies, "God and I are tight. He knows I have poor eyesight, so He's fixed it so when I get up
in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom, poof! The light goes on. When I'm done, poof! The light goes off."

"Wow, that's incredible," the doctor says.

A little later in the day, the doctor calls Jack's wife. "Kathy," he says, "Jack is doing fine! But I had to call you because I'm in awe of his relationship with God. Is it true that he gets up during the night, and poof! the light goes on in the bathroom, and when he's done, poof! the light goes Off.

"Oh sweet Jesus!", exclaims Kathy. "He's peeing in the refrigerator again!"

Monday, February 15, 2016


Prison teacher Chong-Hwa Chang got pregnant twice while having sex more than 20 times with Rashid Walker who was serving time for a robbery-murder

BarkGrowlBite | February 15, 2016

There is nothing like a dedicated teacher and no teacher can be more dedicated than Chong-Hwa Chang, 42, who gave a New Jersey prison inmate some private one-on-one sessions that resulted in two pregnancies. Although the convicted murderer was not one of her assigned students, Ms. Chang took on the extra task of giving this ‘special needs student’ some private exercises.

Ms. Chang, a basic adult education teacher at Trenton State Prison, kept a detailed diary in which she described having sex more than 20 times with Rashid Walker, 35, who is doing 60 years for the 2002 robbery-murder of a man in the city of Passaic.

Those private exercises got Ms. Chang pregnant twice. The first pregnancy ended in a miscarriage and she ended the second one with an abortion.

Ms. Chang, was arrested January 29 and charged with one count of second-degree sexual assault. Although the 20-plus fucking sessions were consensual, she was charged with sexual assault because of her supervisory role over Walker.

Here is just one more example of an educated idiot. First she kept a detailed diary of her illegalities with a prisoner. And you’d think Ms. Chang, who holds a Master’s Degree from Rutgers University, would have had the smarts to go into any bar in Trenton and pick up the schmuck of her choice for some 20-plus special needs exercises. Ah, but apparently not.


Do you realize that if Bernie Sanders wins, it will be the first time that a Jewish family moved into public housing that was left vacant by a black family?

And if Donald Trump wins, it will be the first time that a Billionaire’s family moved into public housing that was left vacant by a black family

Sunday, February 14, 2016


When The Donald aimed his bombs at George W. Bush, it was a kamikaze attack that was met with a salvo of boos

BarkGrowlBite | February 14, 2016

As I watched Saturday night’s GOP debate from South Carolina, I could not help but shake my head in disbelief. There he was, Donald Trump, the kamikaze pilot.

In his eagerness to destroy Jeb Bush, Trump aimed his bombs at former President George W. Bush. It turned out to be a kamikaze attack that missed its mark and was met with a salvo of boos.

Judging from my personal applause meter, I would say that the boos came from more than just the Jeb Bush supporters.

The Donald’s performance Saturday night could not have been any worse. Should he somehow go on to win the South Carolina primary, it will show that GOP voters are every bit as ignorant as those Democratic voters who reelected Obama and are now supporting Hillary Clinton.

And if The Donald turns out to be the Republican nominee, it will be guarantee that Hillary will be our next President. She will make him look so bad in any debate that even Republicans will end up voting for her.

As for the debate itself, a number of prominent Republicans described it as a “trainwreck,” alluding to the personal attack shouting matches between Trump and Bush and between Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio.


As a six-year-old child, Chelsea Clinton says she made a decision to leave the Baptist church over the issue of abortion

BarkGrowlBite | February 14, 2016

“I was raised in a Methodist church and I left the Baptist church before my dad did because I didn’t know why they were talking to me about abortion when I was 6 in Sunday School. That’s a true story.”

That’s what Chelsea Clinton recently told those assembled at a fundraiser for her mother.

Hmm, as a six-year-old child Chelsea made a decision to leave the Baptist church over the issue of abortion. She didn’t like being taught about abortion in Sunday school, so she up and “left the Baptist church before my dad did.”

That’s a true story? Folks, if you believe that a six-year-old child will make such a decision on her own, I’ve got some ocean-side property near Phoenix that I’ll sell you for a good price.

Chalk this one up: Chelsea is just another lying Clinton!


The Vigo County, Indiana Sheriff's Office was able to reopen the cold case with the assistance of the TV show “Cold Justice”

By Tim Evans | Indy Star | February 12, 2016

A Terre Haute man who served 25 years for the murder of his second wife now has been convicted of killing his first wife.

A 12-person jury found Earl Taylor guilty Friday of first-degree murder in the 1975 slaying of Kathy Taylor.

He was arrested after the Vigo County Sheriff's Office reopened the investigation into the death of Kathy Taylor with the assistance from "Cold Justice," a TNT television show that looks into unsolved criminal cases.

Earl Taylor, a former insurance agent, had taken out several large policies on both wives — and a former co-worker had warned the two women that their lives could be in danger.

In 2014, Vigo County Chief Deputy Clark Cottom told IndyStar the television show's involvement brought outside expertise, fresh eyes, and access to technology that helped detectives, who worked for months examining evidence and tracking down witnesses from nearly 40 years ago.

"They were able to get lab testing done next to instantly that normally takes us months to get results," Cottom said.

Kathy Taylor, who was 23 at the time of her slaying, was found dead April 2, 1975. Earl Taylor, then 22, told police he had come home and found his wife dead in the bathtub of their house.

A forensic pathologist testified Kathy Taylor drowned after being held face-down in a bathtub in the couple’s home, but the defense argued she died of electrocution from a clock radio.

Cottom said detectives learned Earl Taylor removed his wife's body from the tub but did not immediately contact authorities. Instead, he called his father, who later reported the death to the sheriff.

Earl Taylor told deputies at the time that his wife had been home alone taking a bath when an electronic clock radio apparently fell into the tub. But, according to Cottom, "during the investigation detectives noticed that the power cord on the clock radio appeared to have been changed to extend the length."

"The investigation revealed the factory cord length would not have allowed the radio to fall into the bathtub."

A detective who worked on the case also recalled Taylor had "offered a methodical minute by minute alibi of his whereabouts on April 2, 1975," Cottom reported, "an alibi that detectives later learned was not completely forthcoming."

Earl Taylor was convicted in 1988 of killing his second wife, Mindy, whose body was recovered in 1987 from her car in a pond. He was released from prison in January 2014 and re-arrested the following July.


Excerpted from The American Plate: A Culinary History in 100 Bites by Libby O'Connell

Milton Hershey was a young American car¬amel manufacturer who traveled to Chicago's World Columbian Exposition in 1893. There, he became convinced that the future of candy making lay in chocolate, after seeing the confection being made with the latest technology. By 1900, he had developed the Hershey Bar, a milk chocolate bar that Americans embraced. He sold his caramel business for the then-stunning sum of $1 million and, in 1903, began construction of a chocolate plant in his hometown of Derry Church, Pennsylvania -- soon to be rechristened “Hershey.”

In 1907, a flat-bottomed, teardrop-shaped piece of milk chocolate, called the Hershey Kiss, hit the marketplace. Individually wrapped in foil by hand, the kisses were bite-sized and affordable. By 1921, a machine wrapped each kiss in foil and added the little paper ribbon bearing the name Hershey, which is still part of each Hershey Kiss today. Other chocolate products followed, including Mr. Goodbar (1925), Hershey's Syrup (1926), and Krackel (1938).

But it was the military Hershey Bar, known as the D Ration, that made history during World War II. In 1937, army quartermaster Colonel Paul Logan approached the Hershey Company about making an energy bar for the military. He had four requirements for the bar:

1. Weigh four ounces
2. Be high in food energy value
3. Be able to withstand high temperatures
4. Taste 'a little better than a boiled potato' (so the soldiers would reserve the bars for emergencies and not use them as a sweet snack)

The D Ration proved successful in tests and fulfilled Colonel Logan's fourth military requirement by using oat flour as an ingredient, keeping the military's version of chocolate from being too tempting to servicemen. When the United States entered World War II in 1941 after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, the Department of War ordered massive shipments of the bars, which practically required soldiers to develop strong teeth and weak taste buds. In response to government requests, Hershey also invented the waxy Tropical Bar, which traveled well in the scorching heat of the South Pacific and tasted a bit better. Either way, soldiers often gave these less-than-delicious bars to civilians, especially children, who were delighted by the gift.

Young recipients often needed the calories desperately and would remember American GIs very fondly for their generosity during wartime.

Between 1940 and 1945, more than three billion D Ration and Tropical Bars were produced and distributed throughout the world. Hershey Chocolate Company was awarded the Army-Navy E Award for excellence in exceeding expectations for quality and quantity in the manufacturing of these products, although the troops often detested the taste.

In 1945, when the troops finally came home, Hershey Bars made of real chocolate were waiting for them. And they've been incredibly popular since.

Saturday, February 13, 2016


BarkGrowlBite | February 13, 2016

Rapper Kanye West defended calling singer-songwriter Taylor Swift a bitch by saying:

“Bitch is an endearing term in hip hop like the word Nigga.”

I’m going to have to check around. If “bitch” is also an endearing term outside of hip hop, I will have to stop calling that bitch Hillary Clinton a bitch.


San Antonio cops found that Janice Salas had stashed 14 grams of heroin and 31 grams of methamphetamine inside her vagina that was destined to be delivered to a Texas prison

BarkGrowlBite | February 13, 2016

In September 2015, when San Antonio police made a traffic stop, they noticed a strong odor of burning marijuana. The driver and Janice Salas were on their way to a Texas prison. They separated the two car occupants while they searched the vehicle.

Officers observed that Janice was walking “stiff” and squeezing her thighs together. They suspected she was trying to conceal contraband.

A search revealed that Janice had stashed 14 grams of heroin and 31 grams of methamphetamine in her vagina.

Janice was arrested on a misdemeanor charge pending lab identification of the vag stash.

The analysis did not reach authorities until this week.

Janice was busted Tuesday and charged with possession of a controlled substance between 4 and 200 grams. Needless to say, the vag stash never reached its final destination.

In a way Janice was very lucky. Had she made it onto the prison grounds with her vag stash, she would have faced charges of attempting to smuggle a controlled substance into a correctional facility, a much more serious offense. So thanks to some alert San Antonio cops, Janice will probably be spared from doing any hard time.

Friday, February 12, 2016


The family of a homeless man shot dead by LAPD in Venice has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Chief Beck and the city of deep pocket angles

BarkGrowlBite | February 12, 2016

In Venice during the month of May 2015, LAPD officer Clifford Proctor shot dead 29-year-old Brendon Glenn, a homeless man. A video and witnesses indicate that Glenn was shot in the back as he was lying face down on the ground. LAPD Chief Charlie Beck has recommended that Officer Proctor be criminally charged.

Now Glenn’s family has filed a lawsuit against Chief Beck and the City of Los Angeles for his wrongful death and the excessive force used against him.

Glenn may very well not have deserved to be shot, but come on, where was his family when this homeless man needed them? It looks to me like the family and their attorneys see Glenn’s death as a winning lottery ticket with a big payoff.

Thursday, February 11, 2016


In the speech following her defeat in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton backstabbed this country’s police

BarkGrowlBite | February 11, 2016

Good news and bad news. Hillary lost bigger than predicted in New Hampshire. That’s the good news. Here’s the bad news. In the speech following her defeat, Hillary backstabbed this country’s police. In a shameless effort to secure the black vote in the coming primaries, Hillary smeared America’s police by saying:

“African-American parents shouldn't have to worry that their children will be harassed, humiliated, even shot because of the color of their skin.”

To anyone with half a brain, it should be crystal clear that she was referring to the police. According to her pandering statement, the police shoot blacks because of the color of their skin. That’s a new low even for a Clinton. At one fell swoop, Hillary broad brushed the police as harassing, humiliating and shooting blacks.

Hillary must have taken a page out of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s book. Remember when, in the wake of Eric Garner’s death while resisting arrest, the far-left mayor told a press conference that he and his wife had warned their black son Dante to be fearful of white cops? While de Blasio seemed to be smearing only white cops, Hillary smeared all cops with her shameless remark.

I do not see how any self-respecting police officer will be able to ever vote for Hillary Clinton from now. on.

Of course, Bernie Sanders is just as despicable as Hillary. Both Democratic candidates are pandering to blacks by using the police as their foil. The first thing Sanders did after his victory in New Hampshire was to go to New York for a well-publicized hug-each-other meeting with race baiter Al Sharpton. Then he went to appear on TV’s The View where he told the panelists and studio audience that he wants police officers put on trial for shooting unarmed black men.

It looks as though cops really have only one choice in the presidential race, and that is to vote for the Republican candidate, whoever that might be.


Tourists are being bitten by bedbugs, not in some seedy hotels, but in some of NYC's swankiest hotels

Tourists visiting New York are returning home with dome souvenirs they didn’t ask for – bedbug bites. And they did not pick up those souvenirs at some seedy hotels, they got bitten in some of the city’s swankiest hotels.

Mayors are known for bragging about the virtues of their cities, but neither former Mayor Michael Bloomberg nor current Mayor Bill de Blasio have uttered a word about the bedbugs which seen to thrive in what appears to be the bedbug capital of the United States.


By Leonard Greene | New York Daily News | February 8, 2016

It’s not just the fleabags and flophouses.

Bedbugs have been reported in some of the city’s swankiest hotels with a list that includes the Waldorf Astoria the Millennium Hilton and the New York Marriott Marquis.

According to the Bedbug Registry, a nationwide database of bedbug reports and complaints, bedbug sightings in New York hotels have jumped more than 44 percent between 2014 and 2015.

The data focused on establishments that are members of the Hotel Association of New York City.

Of the 272 association members, 65 percent, or 176 members, have had a guest file at least one complaint about bedbugs at the property.

Eighteen hotels had a combined 363 complaints, representing 42 percent of all bedbug complaints.

“I stayed in room 2306 for one night,” a Millennium Hilton guest wrote in a complaint to the hotel in 2014. “I found blood on my sheets and a live bug on my bed. I ended up with 60 plus bites.”

At the Times Square Doubletree guest said a stay there last year left hundreds of bite marks on the face, neck arms and hands.

“Extreme case of bed bug attacked on my entire upper body,” the guest wrote.” Went home to Florida a day early and ended up in my local emergency room.”

Last month, a California couple posted a YouTube video about their $400-a-night Central Park hotel room nightmare. The couple found dozens of bedbugs beneath their mattress at the Astor on the Park Hotel.

Lisa Linden, a spokeswoman for the hotel association, said hotels in New York are addressing the issue.

"Bedbugs are a global issue that extend beyond hotels,” Linden said.

”Every member of the Hotel Association of NYC that we are aware of has an active anti-bedbug program in place. If a problem arises, it is dealt with immediately and effectively."

Scientists who recently studied the bloodsucking creatures in the city’s subway system discovered a genetic diversity among bedbugs depending upon the neighborhood where they were found.

They said the discovery could lead to better insecticides.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Apparently the NYC bedbug infestation has spread to the urbs.


Associated Press | April 15, 2015

EASTPORT, N.Y. -- Police say a Long Island man set his rental car ablaze while trying to kill bedbugs inside the vehicle.

Scott Kemery suffered first- and second-degree burns in the incident Tuesday outside an Eastport supermarket.

Police say the Bridgehampton resident poured alcohol over the insects, then sat in the car and lit a cigarette, setting off the blaze.

He fled the vehicle on his own.

Detective Sgt. Edward Fitzgerald told Newsday that someone told Kemery that if he saturated the bedbugs with alcohol it would kill them.

Police say two other cars were heavily damaged from the intense heat of the fire.