By John Ruberry When season one of Ozark concluded last summer, the Byrdes, a drug money laundering family from the Chicago area, decided to put roots down at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. Marty Byrde (Jason Bateman), is the number-crunching erstwhile financial planner struggling to keep all of the balls he is juggling up … Continue reading Review: Season two of Ozark
by baldilocks I can't be the only one who noticed this. This is Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg when he testified in front of Congress about user data privacy some weeks back. And this is former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Schneiderman recently resigned from his office because: [Four women with whom he has had romantic … Continue reading Dirty Windows
This week that well-known right wing outfit Politico told us the tale of Project Cassandra an operation concerning Hezbollah drug running Over the next eight years, agents working out of a top-secret DEA facility in Chantilly, Virginia, used wiretaps, undercover operations and informants to map Hezbollah’s illicit networks, with the help of 30 U.S. and … Continue reading Hezbollah Drugs, and how much Black Lives Actually Mattered to Barack Obama
by baldilocks A real environmental crisis: it's Raining Needles. Alternate title: Why I Stopped Wearing Flip-flops in Public. They hide in weeds along hiking trails and in playground grass. They wash into rivers and float downstream to land on beaches. They pepper baseball dugouts, sidewalks and streets. Syringes left by drug users amid the heroin … Continue reading Reigning Hopelessness
By John Ruberry Last week via Twitter President Donald Trump issued a warning: "If Chicago doesn't fix the horrible 'carnage' going on, 228 shootings in 2017 with 42 killings (up 24% from 2016), I will send in the Feds!" If Chicago doesn't fix the horrible "carnage" going on, 228 shootings in 2017 with 42 killings … Continue reading Trump needs to “send in the feds” to investigate Chicago pols’ ties to gangs
The other day I came across this Judicial Watch article: Feds Send Man to Jail for Overfishing as 6,000 Drug Convicts are Freed. On the one hand (emphasis added), It’s part of the administration’s criminal justice reform movement to reduce jail time as a way of ending racial discrimination and enforce the overreaching federal regulations … Continue reading 1 nabbed for fishing; 6,000 drug perps free
Yesterday at the upper common of Fitchburg Ma a group of over 70 people turned out for an event highlighting Opiate Awareness and the people and families who are affected by them. I arrived near the time things were about to start and talked to Lauren who seemed to be in charge. There were several … Continue reading Opiate awareness Event Fitchburg Ma 8-31-15
If you go to the 5th street diner these days you'll find a purple flag flying from the sandwich sign: that flag symbolizes Opiate awareness. On Aug 31st 2015 you'll be seeing a lot more of them on the Upper common of Fitchburg and around the state. I spoke to Ed Zannino about the event: … Continue reading Opiate Awareness event in Fitchburg MA Aug 31 2015 6:30 pm
It's very likely you missed this story concerning Jackie Chan son who was caught up in a drug sting in China Chan's son was caught in a huge drug crackdown last week -- with cops saying they found about 3.5 ounces of the green stuff in Jaycee's Beijing home. In China the drug laws are … Continue reading Jackie Chan gets it right
by Fausta Rodriguez Wertz Colombia, the closest Western ally in South America, has been waging a war for half a century against narco-terrorist group the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). The FARC, which the U.S. considers to be a terrorist and drug trafficking organization, relies heavily on cocaine trafficking to finance its activities. Previous … Continue reading Colombia: What the FARC really want
With the arrest of druglord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman the MSM went absolutely wild. The Sunday shows when long on them with kudos all around and why not, it was a chance to claim a success and give some of the credit to the administration that has had few reasons to celebrate. If you were … Continue reading One Cheer for the Great Druglord Arrest
Capt. Darling: So you see, Blackadder, Field Marshal Haig is most anxious to eliminate all these German spies. Gen Melchett: Filthy Hun weasels fighting their dirty underhand war! Capt Darling: And, fortunately, one of *our* spies-- Gen Melchett: Splendid fellows, brave heroes, risking life and limb for Blighty! Black Adder Goes Forth, General Hospital 1989 … Continue reading It’s amazing how bad Taxes and Regulation Become if applied to Liberal Causes
I'm not sure what to think. My opinion of the Paul family is mostly shaped by Ron Paul. You remember him right? Older gentlemen, never met a government agency he liked, has a bunch of college-age follower-droids, ran for president several times. Ron Paul is for many the only introduction into libertarianism they have had. Having … Continue reading Am I losing my mind or is Rand Paul a legitimate option for the GOP nominee?
The Good news is Michael Graham has found a teenager who had the ambition to start his own business and made it a success: Talk about a self-starter. Surrounded by kids who won’t even mow their own lawns, he started a multi-million dollar business and ran it himself. Even better, he saw an opening in … Continue reading You didn’t become a teenage drug kingpin on your own, you had help!
That Moe Lane beat him to this story: An international arrest warrant has been issued for the 30-year-old, who is suspected of recruiting beautiful women and using them to move drugs to Europe and North America. Many of these women are believed to be other lingerie and glamour models who compete in international beauty pageants, … Continue reading How upset must Robert Stacy be…
I don't know but I have a sneaking suspicion that what is not said in this story is even more significant than what is: Mayor Lisa Wong directed the city solicitor to hire a consultant to investigate a wide-ranging array of issues inside the police department, according to a letter dated Sept. 14, 2009. what … Continue reading How big is this story?