Tag: Crime

No Rights from Wrongs

No Rights from Wrongs

As has predictably happened, the entire debate about gun control has spiralled into the realm of farce and lies, with the Sandy Hook massacre now long forgotten. The issue has shifted away from the murder of innocent children and the saturation of American society and culture with guns and violence and now onto a pretentious ‘argument’ about the Second Amendment, […]

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The Bookie’s Daughter Free Kindle Ebook Downloads for 48 hours only

The Bookie’s Daughter Free Kindle Ebook Downloads for 48 hours only

The child of two incredibly miss matched parents, Heather’s father was known as ‘Big Al’ – a towering force and mathematical genius who would become Jeannette’s local bookie and notorious for making a deal with the Federal Government.

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How to Excel at “Anyone-but-the-Rapist” Blaming

How to Excel at “Anyone-but-the-Rapist” Blaming

While it’s true that the vast majority of rapes are committed by males, anyone can become a victim and anyone can be a rapist.

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Crime and Punishment for the Younger Set

Crime and Punishment for the Younger Set

This past June the Supreme Court overturned mandatory life sentences without the possibility of parole for minors on the grounds that it constituted “cruel and unusual punishment” under the 8th amendment.  This comes on the heels of similar humanitarian rulings, such as getting rid of the death penalty for the mentally disabled and persons who commit their offense when under […]

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What Would John Wayne Say?

What Would John Wayne Say?

By OcJim I just finished watching the 1970 Western, Chisum with John Wayne, probably one of the better westerns of years past. The characters are all icons of western legend, as was John Wayne himself. One thing about westerns is that in the end, the good always seem to come out on top and the bad get what they deserve. […]

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Collateral Damages – Chicago; Living in Fear

Collateral Damages – Chicago; Living in Fear

There is a war currently being waged in a predominately Black and poverty stricken neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois named West Washington Park. The battle grounds are located between 56th and 65th street from Cottage Grove to Martin Luther King Drive. This war has not garnered much media attention except for the obligatory short paragraph in the Chicago Sun-Times and other […]

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Hate Crime

Hate Crime

By: J. Kam I recently became aware of a horrific crime which occurred in January 2007 in Knoxville, Tennessee. I live in another state and was told about this by my husband who read an article online. The crime to which I refer to is the brutal torture and rape of a young couple by four assailants. Channon Christian and […]

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