April 2013

Swell: Larry Flynt endorses Mark “the sex pioneer of our time” Sanford

April 30, 2013
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Well, now –  that’s helpful.

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (R) may not have the support of the national GOP — but Larry Flynt has his back.

The Hustler publisher endorsed Sanford’s House campaign on Tuesday, calling him the “sex pioneer of our time.”

Oh geez … via  The Hill’s Video.

James Everett Dutschke: affidavit in ricin case offers twists, no motive

April 30, 2013
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You can read the affidavit here via CNN.  There’s also a full video report on Dutschke and the ricin charges at link below.

From a dust mask that tested positive for ricin, to an enigmatic dump of a coffee grinder, to talk of making and mailing “poison,” an affidavit unsealed Tuesday shed...

Oops, Keala Simeona forgot? Woman who “found” baby on Hawaii beach is infant’s mother; woman arrested

April 30, 2013
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Damn, you know, I thought it looked familiar! Geez.

A day after a woman reported finding an abandoned newborn crying in the sand on a Hawaii beach, police arrested her and revealed she’s the baby’s mother.

Keala Simeona, 21, of Honolulu, was arrested Tuesday for filing a false police report. Police don’t...

Unidentified man arrested on weapons charges at Newark Liberty airport

April 30, 2013
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I Googled a bit, no word of an ID, yet.

While confirming the arrest inside Terminal A, a Port Authority spokesman, citing the ongoing investigation, would not provide any more information about the identity of the person or the circumstances surrounding the arrest.

However, two sources with knowledge of the...

Graphic: Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s body to be released to family

April 30, 2013
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That would be this body, presumably:

Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s body has been at the medical examiner’s office in Massachusetts since he died after a gunfight with authorities more than a week ago.

Police said Tsarnaev ran out of ammunition before his brother, 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, dragged his body under a vehicle while fleeing the...

Arizona legislature makes silver, gold legal tender

April 30, 2013
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Better safe, than sorry; or sign of things to comer?

The Arizona Senate on Tuesday approved a measure to make gold and silver legal currency in the state, in a response to what backers said was a lack of confidence in the international monetary system.

The legislation cleared the Republican-controlled Senate by an...

Woman Ramineh Behbehanian leaves tainted orange juice at San Jose Starbucks

April 30, 2013
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Hm h/t Doug Ross:

One bottle was found to contain a mixture of orange juice and isopropyl alcohol, also known as rubbing alcohol. The other bottle had acetone in it, which is commonly used as nail polish remover.Surveillance cameras captured the suspects license plate and police traced it back to the suspects...

Ex-SEAL Gabriel Gomez wins GOP US Senate primary in Mass.

April 30, 2013
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Businessman and former Navy SEAL Gabriel Gomez on Tuesday won the Republican nomination to run in the state’s special election for the U.S. Senate seat previously held by John Kerry.

Unofficial returns showed Gomez defeating former U.S. Attorney Michael Sullivan and state Rep. Daniel Winslow.

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Earl Cossey, Man who packed DB Cooper’s parachute murdered

April 30, 2013
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Ha Let the conspiracy theories begin.

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office said Tuesday that Cossey died April 23 of blunt force trauma to the head. Cossey’s daughter found his body Friday when she went to his home in the Seattle suburb of Woodinville to check on him, said King County Sheriff’s...

Interview: Desiree Hawkins was 16, Her aborted baby’s foot ‘was found stashed” in Kermit Gosnell’s refrigerator

April 30, 2013
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Desiree Hawkins was 16 as a patient of abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell. She recently talked with the Women’s Medical Society in Philadelphia about her experience. MailOnline has the full story at link below.

A woman whose baby’s foot was found stashed in the refrigerator of a ‘House of Horrors’ abortion clinic three...

Murder of Leila Fowler in Valley Springs, CA: “Residents say, their guns are loaded”

April 30, 2013
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The murder of 8 year-old Leila Fowler is tragic, as well as a bizarre crime with many more questions than answers — CBS: A region of oak-studded hills in California, where big-city dwellers come to get away from crime, was on lockdown Monday, two days after a mysterious intruder stabbed an 8-year-old girl to...

Erica Depalo, former Teacher of the Year receives parole for sex with student

April 30, 2013
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Erica Depalo gets parole, because when you’re anxious and depressed, well – a fifteen year-old can make you feel so much better. They’d hang a man for this, as they should.

Just 31-years-old, with nearly a decade of teaching behind her, letters show the Essex County Teacher of the Year was...

FDA looks at caffeine and Wrigley gum; Morning after pill, not so much

April 30, 2013
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Because they have to justify their existence and keep spending taxpayer dollars somehow, right? The so called Morning after pill, that can be sold over the counter. Caffeine gum – well, THAT needs more study!

Geesh!

Wrigley’s new Alert Energy Caffeine Gum has prompted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to look into the potential...

Federal panel: Everyone 15 to 65 should have HIV test

April 30, 2013
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Seriously? Sure, just line up. It’s all free under Obamacare.

Citing recent evidence that HIV infections are best managed when treated early, an influential panel of medical experts has finalized its recommendation that all people ages 15 to 65 be screened for the virus that causes AIDS.

The recommendation from the U.S. Preventive...

Carolyn Moos, Jason Collins Female Ex-Fiancee — Coulda fooled me … Oh, he did!

April 30, 2013
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Alrighty then:

The woman who was once engaged to NBA star Jason Collins tells TMZ, she had NO CLUE he was gay at the time of their relationship … in fact, she only found out last weekend … and she was floored.

Carolyn Moos who played a few seasons in the WNBA dated...

Everett Dutschke Dumped Items Laced With Ricin

April 30, 2013
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A new report indicates Ricin was found on items dumped by Everett Dutschke, the man accused of sending ricin-laced letters to Barack Obama and others.

More at link below:

An FBI affidavit says James Everett Dutschke removed several items from his former martial arts studio in Tupelo, Mississippi, before agents conducted a...

George Zimmerman Waives ‘Stand Your Ground’ Hearing and Heads to Jury Trial

April 30, 2013
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Interesting:

A Florida judge questioned George Zimmerman today on his decision to waive a hearing under the state’s “Stand Your Ground” law, which means that he is likely heading for a trial this summer in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin.

The pre-trial Stand Your Ground hearing would have given the...

Ted Cruz to speak at New York GOP dinner

April 30, 2013
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The May 29 event, on May 29 will give Cruz a platform in one of the national fundraising capitals. Cruz is also a vice chair for the National Republican Senatorial Committee, along with Ohio Sen. Rob Portman.

More via POLITICO.com.

Missing Mother Jessica Heeringa may have been trying to help abductor in some way

April 30, 2013
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They’ve looked at 4 different persons of interest in the abduction of 25 year-old Mom Jessica Heeringa and have moved on to look for other suspects.

Police say they believe Jessica Heeringa, who was working the night shift, was abducted from the Exxon Mobil station in Norton Shores, Michigan last Friday night....

Fired teacher Ron Tuitt appeals judge’s decision, insists he never sent students to flush his urine

April 30, 2013
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Click photo to enlarge. A Ron Tuitt is a big boy. You know no matter what, this one ends in a lawsuit and costs taxpayers a fortune. Ugh. Just ugh.

As for this, there’s plenty more at link if you’re up to it.

New Jersey Education Commissioner Christopher Cerf revoked Tuitt’s tenure...

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