The BBC hosts one for Somali pirates who killed four unarmed American mariners: Somali pirates face hell in US prison system
Two Somali pirates are expected to be sentenced to life in US prison on Monday, joining nine others who have just begun long sentences for their roles in hijacking attempts. What’s in store [...]
The FBI caught a crazed Lutheran before he could commit any terrorist acts, Thank Gaia:
A 26-year-old Massachusetts man was arrested Wednesday and accused of plotting to blow up the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol using large remote-controlled aircraft laden with explosives, as well as attempting to assist the Lutheran Church (Missouri Synod) in attacking [...]
If like me, you’ve been too busy to follow much of the media discourse about the execution of Troy Davis, you’d probably have assumed that some unfortunate travesty of justice had been perpetrated. The words you would have heard were that there was “no physical evidence” linking Davis to the murder of Savannah police [...]
A tip o’ the tam to the US Coast Guard, who last night rescued two green members of the blue/green team:
Two Marine aviators were rescued early Thursday morning after their F/A-18D Hornet crashed into the ocean about 85 miles southwest of San Diego, the Coast Guard said.
The two spent about four hours in the [...]
Rubber bullets authorized.
SecNav heaps infamy upon Wade Sanders, the retired Navy captain and convicted p3dophile who introduced John Kerry at the DNC in 2004, stripping him of a Silver Star he “earned” in Vietnam:
Had the subsequently determined facts and evidence surrounding both the incident for which the award was made and the processing of the [...]
First came the rapes:
Every rape in Oslo the past 5 years, where the rapist could be identified, was committed by a male of non-western background.
Then came the bomb:
A massive bomb blast has hit government buildings in the Norwegian capital Oslo, killing at least seven people and injuring several others.
PM Jens [...]
The WSJ reports that three of the Somali pirates most closely involved in the murder of yachtsmen in the S/V Quest incident off the coast of Somalia will face death penalty charges:
The three were captured in February shortly after allegedly gunning down the Americans aboard their yacht. Previously, the men had been charged [...]
It can be a b!tch:
Five Russian scientists who assisted in the design of Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant were among the 44 fatalities of Monday’s Russian plain crash, Moscow’s International News Agency RIA Novosti reported Thursday.
The Tupolev-134 plane broke up and caught fire upon making an emergency landing outside the northern city [...]
Smoke ‘em while you’ve got em:
The country’s two marquee social insurance programs, Social Security and Medicare, face worsening fiscal conditions driven by near-term economic challenges and long-term trends of population aging and health care costs, according to the annual report released by the two entitlements’ board of trustees.
The trust funds of Treasury [...]