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ABC News received a 22-page fax from someone claiming to be Bryce Williams this morning, blaming the shooting on the Charleston shootings earlier this year. A man claiming to be the gunman who killed a reporter and cameraman on live television said in a rambling letter that he was motivated by the church shootings in […]

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So they never managed to put any of the Wall St. bankers in jail for crashing the economy, but they arrest these guys and call a press conference? They must be so proud. Federal agents raided the Manhattan headquarters of Rentboy.com as part of a money laundering and state prostitution investigation Tuesday, authorities said. Seven […]

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Jared Fogle, “The Subway Guy,” has pled guilty to charges that he paid for sex with girls as young as 16 and also received child pornography. Fogle was arrested in July at his Zionsville, Indiana home as part of an FBI raid on the premises. According to Virginia federal criminal lawyer Steve Duckett, “sex with […]

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He’s screwed

I saw someone joke on Twitter say: “Josh, you swore to me it was only your sisters!” I’m gonna give his parents some of the blame for how they raised their kids, too: In 2013, conservative reality TV star Josh Duggar—of TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting fame—was named the executive director of the Family Research […]

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Trumped!

We are in a very dangerous place in this country: Two Boston men have been charged with assault after attacking a sleeping homeless Hispanic man and telling police that “Donald Trump was right, all these illegals need to be deported.” The Boston Globe reports that brothers, Scott and Steve Leader of South Boston, cited the […]

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Occasionally, a political figure comes along and I think to myself, “Ah, Greg Stillson!” Greg Stillson was the populist political psychopath played by Martin Sheen in the movie adaptation of Stephen King’s “The Dead Zone.” He’s running for Congress, and Johnny Smith, a local schoolteacher who woke up from a coma with psychic abilities, sees […]

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I’ve been following this story for over a year. The “civilized” British let it go on for years, maybe decades — and the scandal encompasses many, many more celebrities and powerful people than they mention in this one story. An investigation into claims in the 1980s that an MP had a “penchant for small boys” […]

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Michael Kasumovic and Jeffrey Kuznekoff, researchers at the University of New South Wales and Miami University, have published a new study in the journal PLOS One, says the Washington Post. Their study, titled “Insights into Sexism: Male Status and Performance Moderates Female-Directed Hostile and Amicable Behaviour,” indicates that in a sample of 163 plays of […]

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More to the point, even if you have an anger management problem, you’re still not likely to kill someone unless you have easy access to guns: The more guns you own the more likely you are to be subject to angry outbursts that you cannot control. This conclusion about Americans and their guns comes from […]

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The Family Research Council is one of the more extreme right-wing orgs, and even they couldn’t tolerate this. I don’t think this guy was unusual; from what I’ve read, such behavior is very common in these sexually-repressed, fundamentalist families — and the Quiverfull people are even crazier than your typical fundies: Josh Duggar has resigned […]

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