By John Ruberry Early in Episode One of Flint Town, an eight-entry Netflix series that debuted this month, we discover a murder victim lying in the snow. And we see snowflakes resting unmelted on his hand--the only warmth he will offer can only come from memories from his loved ones. Such is life and death … Continue reading Review of Season One of Flint Town
George Washington McLintock: Now Katherine, are you going to believe what you see, or what I tell you? McLintock! 1963 Two years ago I wrote about an interesting incident in Jerusalem. It seems that the "Palestinians" were objecting to treatment they claimed they were receiving when visiting the Temple/Mount area and a solution was suggested by … Continue reading History Repeats Itself: The Left Embraces PLO Reasoning on Body Cams
I understand the sentiment behind this post suggesting Amazon choose St. Louis for their second corporate HQ A particularly compelling pick, according to my extremely nonscientific “what’s good for America” metric, might be St. Louis — a once-great metropolis fallen on hard times, the major urban center for a large spread of Trump country, the … Continue reading Black LIves Matter exercises their Hecklers Veto on Douthat’s Amazon to St. Louis Plan
As the GOP convention ends and speculation on who Hillary Clinton's VP pick will be reports are coming out that the choices have been narrowed in a short list that includes Tim Kaine of Virginia and Cory Booker of New Jersey. Lately a lot of the money of the pundits is on Kaine: Sen. Tim … Continue reading Why Hillary Clinton’s will be a White Male UPDATE: Tim Kaine Nailed it
There have been a spate of stories lately about restaurants refusing service to police over the last few weeks and getting burned over it. Yesterday we saw another one: My husband is a Deputy Sheriff in Lee County, Alabama and tonight a Deputy on his shift went into Taco Bell in Phenix City, AL and … Continue reading Taco Bell shows how it’s done
So when they had assembled, Pilate said to them, "Which one do you want me to release to you, (Jesus) Barabbas, or Jesus called Messiah?" For he knew that it was out of envy that they had handed him over. While he was still seated on the bench, his wife sent him a message, "Have … Continue reading The Unexpectedly Chronicles: Stacy McCain or the Baton Rogue shooter, which one did Twitter ban?
Jon Sable: My finders fee is 30% Client: That's pretty steep! Jon Sable: Depends on how you look at it. I've always figured that 70% of something is worth more that 100% of nothing. John Sable, Freelance #11 Maggie the Cat 1984 Cleveland Browns running back Isiah Crowell has a history of bad decision making … Continue reading Isaiah Crowell knows his math
As you know two days ago Barack Obama made it a point to go to Dallas Tuesday to speak at the memorial service of the police officers that the media keeps telling us has united the country in grief. That being the case one might think that the President in recognition of our national mourning … Continue reading The #Unexpectedly Chronicles Cause & Effect Obama #bluelivesmatter edition
The International union of Thieves, Pickpockets and Thugs: IUTPT has released the following letter concerning recent developments in Cleveland, Minneapolis and elsewhere. 7/13/2016 IUTPT international "Hand over the loot" Press Release We of the International Union of Thieves, Pickpockets and Thugs IUTPT national office (Washington DC) would like to express out heartfelt thanks to the … Continue reading A Letter from the International Union of Thieves Pickpockets and Thugs
One thing about news stories that do not involve national figures is the question of what constitutes a "National" story and what constitutes a local story. For example all of the various shootings of black youths in Chicago constitute "local" stories because they Do not advance the liberal narrative Don not constitute an issue that … Continue reading A Local vs National Story Durham NC Edition
I've written a lot about Twitter and the BS we've seen toward Robert Stacy McCain the last few days and it has generated a lot of hits but I'd like to go off on a slight tangent. For whatever reason HBO had one of their semi-annual "Free on Demand" moments and being newly laid off … Continue reading Dear Twitter This is what actual Violence/Harassment Looks like
After the Superbowl I asked this question: What will happen when police decide that the money from details for these celebs just aren’t worth it? I guess we are going to find out : Beyoncé’s show at Raymond James Stadium in April is expected to be a sell out but — for the moment at … Continue reading Cause and Effect Beyonce edition
My latest for Watchdog.org notes one thing in the Ferguson report that is actually worth complaining about: The City’s emphasis on revenue generation has a profound effect on FPD’s approach to law enforcement. Patrol assignment an schedules are geared toward aggressive enforcement of Ferguson’s municipal code, with insufficient thought given to whether enforcement strategies … Continue reading My latest for WatchDog.org Some police revenue streams are more outrageous than others
Prudy:What is the matter with all of you? Don't you remember how long we waited to find a man who'd stand up to the Danbys? Don't you remember what this town was like before - murderings, lynchings, miners shooting up the town day and night? Fred Johnson:And aside from the few things that you just … Continue reading Will Madison Support its Local Sheriff?
Protester Jeffrey Williams has been arrested for the shooting of two police officers in Ferguson. The reaction of the rest of the Ferguson protest crowd can be summed up in a single video. I haven't heard of so many people not not seeing or recognize anything since seventy one people claimed to be in a 4' x … Continue reading Ferguson Protesters on Jeffrey Williams Arrest in one video
Relations between the public and police forces are at an all-time low. They could hardly get worse. Some of the officers seem to believe they are playing soldier. The governing bodies encourage this attitude by providing high-tech playthings of limited value to sworn civilian peace officers. What a sorry state of affairs! Police prefer the … Continue reading The ugly situation between the cops and the rest of us
Remember on Tuesday when I said that the GOP needs to make sure the Democrats own the anti-police protesters. This is why: Jason Armstrong, 29, was arrested after he entered the Northeastern District station with a loaded .22-caliber pistol, police said. Police said Armstrong was sent to the Northeastern District station. Officers smelled marijuana on … Continue reading Will the GOP pick this low hanging fruit?
By John Ruberry One of the slogans of the anti-police protesters is "Black lives matter." By the way, I don't know anyone who thinks otherwise. As I wrote in this space last week, I have doubts about the real motivation of the anti-cop movement, which I view as a proxy for the real fight of leftists--socialist … Continue reading Where are the protests? Murders jumped in Buffalo in 2014
By John Ruberry In David Horowitz' pamphlet Barack Obama's Rules for Revolution, the onetime leftist remarked, "An SDS radical once wrote, 'the issue is never the issue. The issue is always the revolution.' In other words, the cause-whether inner city blacks or women–is never the real cause, but only an occasion to advance the real cause, … Continue reading The latest battle in the long leftist war: The anti-police protests
Sheldon: Well, whether you see it or not is irrelevant. I can’t see subatomic particles, but nevertheless, they’re there. The Big Bang Theory, The Zazzy Substitution 2010 I've been rather hard on my friends on the left concerning the murder of two New York City Police Officers this weekend, particularly in my ability to find … Continue reading One Exculpatory Fact for the Left on the NYC Shooting