Forget Terrorism; What about Abuse & Assault?

Columbia, Missouri, is about as vanilla an American town as you could want. You don’t expect it to make world headlines as a place of Islamic violence. Yet, here is the Daily Mail headline: “University of Missouri assistant professor charged with ‘violently grabbing 14-year-old relative by the hair and dragging her out of school for not wearing hijab'” An assistant professor at an American university has been arrested for allegedly grabbing a 14-year-old female relative by the hair and dragging Read more […]

Don’t Judge by the Color of Skin but by the Killing

The rule to not judge by the color of skin but by the content of character means justice must be blind. We lived in Columbia for a while, waiting for a house to be finished. It was a nice little town, best known for Mule Day. That’s probably why this crime hit me so hard when I first read about it—a pizza worker shot and killed… for no reason other than rank evil. From WKRN-Nashville: “Teen says he shot Columbia Papa John’s employee ‘to kill him’” A 17-year-old arrested for Read more […]

DHS Withhold Evidence & That Is Just Fine

Gee, and what would happen to a mere mortal, like me, if I were to “withhold evidence” from a Federal investigation? I’m sure I’d get to keep my freedom, and my job… Yeah, right! –Bob Allen Bob is absolutely right. He is commenting on this story at the Washington Post website: “Aides knew of possible White House link to Cartagena, Colombia, prostitution scandal.” As nearly two dozen Secret Service agents and members of the military were punished or fired following a 2012 prostitution Read more […]

US Banks Funnel Drug Money? What Else Is New?

Did the banks funnel drug money to Columbian traffickers? The International Business Times reports: U.S.-based accounts at Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), Deutsche Bank AG (ETR:DBK) and Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) were used to channel tens of millions of dollars’ worth of global drug money that was sent to shady Colombian currency brokerages, an affidavit from an undercover Massachusetts detective obtained recently by 100Reporters says. The revelation comes as the U.S. Justice Department has been Read more […]