[Daily Mail, where America gets its news] Parked in Lurid Crimes, Page 3: Non-WoT unless further information indicates it was actually War on Terror stuff.
Albuquerque Police Chief Harold Medina confirmed that a fourth Muslim man was murdered as the FBI investigates the possibility of a serial killer
It follows the fatal shootings of three other Muslim men within a five-mile radius of each other in New Mexico over the last nine months
The first victim was Afghan chef Mohammad Ahmadi, 62, found outside the cafe he ran with his brother - Ariana Halal Market & Cafe - on November 7 ...the brothers emigrated to the U.S. with their father in the 1980s.
The second was 41-year-old Pakistani-born restaurant busser Aftab Hussein, who moved to New Mexico in 2016 ...recently engaged to a girl back home, was saving up to bring her here
On Monday the third victim was killed: 27-year-old city planner and community organizer Muhammad Afzaal Hussain, also originally from Pakistan ...came in 2017 for grad school, then stayed, joined by his brother and his brother’s kids.
Medina said police would be increasing patrol in Muslim neighborhoods
They may be targeted. However, given one or two people are shot everyday there (first thing to look for in the local website), a whole lot of descriptive categories boxes could be checked by all the gun fire.
I don't think it is Islamic terror because they usually go for one big slaughter where they die along with the victims. Other than Malvo there is little of the Dexter stuff in the Islamic killing. It is more of an ADD thing.
Once you rule out Islamic terror, you are kind of in the realm of a demonic predator. Undoubtably, we will be adding the "known by law enforcement" cliche to the recipe retrospectively.
Posted by: Super Hose ||
08/07/2022 15:14 Comments ||
Undoubtably, we will be adding the "known by law enforcement" cliche to the recipe retrospectively.
So at the moment he can be fairly described as an unknown wolf, Super Hose?
"Uhh... [fiddles with pipe]... Aha! That is exactly what I am getting at, man! What are they all doing here in the bloody American southwest?"
:-) One wonders if it was all attacks of opportunity, or if they all happen go to the same Af-Pak mosque. Also, does the surname Ahmadi mean he is one, as opposed to a “proper” Moslem?
“Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard.”
― H.L. Mencken
[NYPOST] A small group of just 10 career criminals was allowed to run amok across the Big Apple and rack up nearly 500 arrests after New York enacted its controversial bail reform law — and most of them are still out on the streets, The Post has learned.
Maybe next time New York City’s voters will plump for Republicans as mayor and governor instead of choosing more of this. Or perhaps those who haven’t yet moved out will go for more consequences.
Stunning statistics compiled by the NYPD, and obtained first by The Post, show that the city’s alleged "worst of the worst" repeat offenders have been busted a total of 485 times since bail reform went into effect in 2020.
Two of the defendants are actually accused of embarking on lives of crime in the wake of bail reform, with one busted 33 times since 2020 and the other busted 22 times, all this year, the data shows.
Mayor Eric Adams ...retired New York City police captain, member of the New York State Senate, first Black Brooklyn borough president, law and order Dem after a brief fling with the Publicans. The New York Times isn't fond of him, suspecting he may not actually be black... — who’s been demanding that state politicians roll back the bail-reform law to crack down on repeat offenders — expressed outrage Wednesday while discussing the findings during an afternoon news conference at One Police Plaza.
"Our criminal justice system is insane," he said.
"It is dangerous, it is harmful and it’s destroying the fabric of our city."
Adams added: "Time and time again, our coppers make an arrest, and then the person who is arrested for assault, felonious assaults, robberies and gun possessions, they’re finding themselves back on the street within days— if not hours — after the arrest."
[Variety] Clu Gulager, a veteran actor known for his roles in the NBC series "The Virginian" and the 1985 horror-comedy "The Return of the Living Dead," has died of natural causes. He was 93 years old.
Gulager’s son, John, shared a photo of his father on his Facebook as a tribute. Filmmaker Sean Baker, who directed Gulager on the 2015 feature "Tangerine," confirmed the news of his death on Twitter.
[NYPOST] A man died last month from horrific burns he sustained after falling into a giant pot of porridge in India, as seen in a graphic video. "Aaaiiieee! I am undone!"
The victim, named Muthuswamy, had reportedly been in charge of overseeing the preparation of porridge for an upcoming festival. "C'mon! Boil 'er up! Nobody likes cold porridge!" However, there's more than one way to make porridge... things went south on July 29 after he suffered an unfortunate spill. In the clip of the incident, which took place in Tamil Nadu, the event organizer can be seen walking along a row of porridge vats when he suddenly staggers backward after seemingly losing his balance. "[GRAB!] Hot! Oh, hot! Hot, hot, hot! Whoops a daisy! [TOPPLE!]"
The unsteady soul then attempts to brace himself against one of the cauldrons, only to topple backward into the scalding stew with a splash. [SPLASH!]"Alas! Poor Muthaswamy! He tasted like feet! The porridge was ruined!"
Upon witnessing the freak accident, bystanders rush in to try and extricate Muthuswamy but to no avail. After what seems like an eternity in the pot, the poor fellow is finally retrieved by a team of Samaritans after which he was subsequently rushed to the Rajaji Government Hospital. "Quick! Call Doctor Quincy, M.E.!"
Unfortunately, his saviors came too late: Muthuswamy tragically perished from the severe burns he sustained in the stew. "Alas, poor Muthaswamy! I knew him well!"
"Not that well!"
The cause of the man’s sudden unsteadiness is not yet known, however, his wife said he suffered from epilepsy, which may have triggered the fall. Y'think?
The law of food burn consistency. All else being equal, thick stuff like porridge or pizza sauce and cheese will burn worse than equally hot soup. However, if swallowed quickly, the soup will do damage where the thicker stuff can't get to.
Posted by: M. Murcek ||
08/07/2022 5:34 Comments ||
There is a vidoe of this drunk dumbass actually falling in and sitting there.
[NYPOST] She’s inked a new record. Alert the media!
A British OnlyFans star says she has the most heavily tattooed vagina in the world, with an artist needing five separate sessions to needle her labia. Boy, howdy. That's a resume entry to be envied by all.
Over the years, Becky Holt, 34, has spent more than $42,000 on a tattoo "bodysuit" with artworks adorning her entire frame, from her face to her feet. Worth every farthing, I'm sure.
The blonde made sure not to neglect her pubic region, and recently sought to have the sensitive area inked — despite an intense amount of agony it caused. Well, sure. Having your pee-pee needled is great fun, despite the pain. I sometimes whack mine with a two-by-four. That's fun, too, despite the pain.
You misspelt because of, Fred.
"I was in an incredible amount of pain," Holt told Ark Media of the fifth and final ink session that she underwent on July 5. I once saw a picture of a woman who had "Glory!" tattooed around her bung hole. I've been trying to forget ever since.
"It’s quite embarrassing having a tattoo artist between your legs but it needed to be finished as I want my body suit to be fully complete," the mom-of-one added. Embarrassment and pain. Who could ask for more? And just think what her "body suit" is gonna look like when she's 75.
[Breitbart] North Carolina’s Madison County School District has put an AR-15 in a safe in every school in the county so the guns can be accessed for classroom defense in case of attack.
The Citizen Times notes that Madison County schools will also have breaching tools and extra magazines of ammunition for the rifles.
The county’s decision was framed as a response to the May 24 Uvalde, Texas, attack.
USA Today reported that Madison County Sheriff Buddy Harwood pushed for the AR-15s following the attack, pointing out that he did not want evil people to be able to enter the school and hole up in a classroom with officers powerless to act.
Harwood said, “Hopefully we’ll never need it, but I want my guys to be as prepared as prepared can be.”
“We were able to put an AR-15 rifle and safe in all of our schools in the county. We’ve also got breaching tools to go into those safes. We’ve got extra magazines with ammo in those safes,” Harwood explained.
“In the event we have someone barricaded in a door, we won’t have to wait on the fire department. We’ll have those tools to be able to breach that door if needed. I do not want to have to run back out to the car to grab an AR, because that’s time lost.”
A tad incoherent, but indicative — the new government of Somalia is feeling feisty. If Donald Trump were in the White House, the new government of Somalia would have known better than to poke their head above the parapets like this.
[Garowe] Somalia has strongly endorsed the People's Democratic Republic of China in the latest row with the United States, in what could trigger fresh controversy between Mogadishu and Washington.
For many years, the United States has been supporting Somalia, especially on matters of counterterrorism, with the war on al-Shabaab ...... the personification of Somali state failure... being on the frontline. The US has been training the Danab Special Forces who are critical in the fight against al-Shabaab hard boys.
China has been at loggerheads with the US following the decision by Speaker of the House Nancy San Fran Nan Pelosi Congresswoman-for-Life from the San Francisco Bay Area, born into a family of professional politicians. On-again-off-again Speaker of the House. It's not her fault when they lose, but it's her accomplishment when they win. Noted for her heavily botoxed grimace and occasional senior... uhhh... moments... to visit the republic of China [Taiwan], a secessionist state of China. The visit has caused uproar around the world in what could cause major rifts.
On Saturday, Somalia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement in support of China, arguing that Beijing's territorial integrity, adding that political independence should be respected as a matter of principle among nations.
The US has been at loggerheads with the US and Somalia's decision to back Beijing could tilt both policies and focus on the Horn of Africa. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has been calling for tolerance among nations, in his bid to shape national cohesion.
"The Federal Government of Somalia declares its full solidarity with the People’s Republic of China in defending its illusory sovereignty and territorial integrity, while affirming its firm position to respect the one-China policy, considering Taiwan an inalienable part of China’s territory," the ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.
Somalia has long-standing relations with China, where cooperation between the two countries is distinguished in the political, economic, and development fields of common benefit, in addition to the joint coordination of positions in regional and international forums.
Ambassador Fei Shenchao condemned Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan as controversial and undiplomatic, adding that it was completely unnecessary for the top leader to visit the breakaway region of China which has been fighting for international recognition.
"Those who play with fire Will at the end of the day get themselves burned," said the Chinese ambassador to Mogadishu Fei Shengchao in an interview with various media houses in the country.
Abdirashid Hashi, an analyst on Somalia and Horn of Africa affairs dismissed the move, arguing that it was completely unnecessary because the US has been the most helpful country to Somalia throughout the time it has been undergoing tribulations.
"The closest and most helpful ally Somalia has is the United State; it is not Russia or China. That is a fact not an opinion. The US just gave Somalia close to 500 million dollar aid," he said. "If these giants squabble, Somalia’s best interest is to stay clear from their squabbling."
Taiwan has been fighting to separate from Somalia for a couple of years now and has been relating well with Somaliland, a breakaway region of Somalia. Taiwan has diplomatic ties with Somaliland, a state in Somalia that has been struggling for international recognition.
I guess Biden and the LSD's did not dump enough TAXPAYER $$$$$$$$$ and lives into this Cluster F**K.
I lost friends Oct 3rd and 4th of 93 there. So Clinton could deflect attention from his growing political problems.
What the Hell are we doing in this pestilential shithole of tribal warlords and barbarity. Our involvement is another moronic display of the utter colorlessness of DoD, DoS, and Congress. At a time of national economic, social and political turmoil unseen since the 1930's, we are spending millions in this dumpster fire of a country that 99.9% of American couldn't find on a map, or explain why. Seriously?
[MSN] Since the first maritime maps were printed by the department of the Admiralty 222 years ago, they have been a mainstay of vessels across the world.
Nearly two centuries after hydrographer Alexander Dalrymple’s charts were first produced from copper plates in 1800, the blue and yellow maps represent the global standard for nautical navigation, from naval tankers to pleasure yachts. Read the rest at the link
Now the charts are electronic with real time position info overlaid and USN ships and subs still have "navigational incidents."
Posted by: M. Murcek ||
08/07/2022 5:04 Comments ||
File under the Musings of an Old Guy:
When I own a physical object that imparts factual information, it is secure, tangible, readily available, and uncontrolled by any external entity. It reflects the best knowledge of that moment (or should if I'm circumspect in its purchase). I have its content securely.
When I rely exclusively on electronic content for the same material, I face a far less secure level of confidence regarding its availability at all times, and its reliability to be consistent going forward. It is subject to blockage at times of critical need, or modification by some external source. In other words, I am at risk of it being unreliable or subject to disruption.
It is foolish to abandon the skills of past secure information for the world of electrons exclusively, for reasons apparent to thoughtful and cynical minds like mine. Like the rush to abandon cash and paper record-keeping, your confidence in the security and privacy of your affairs is in the hands of the anonymous "other" whose "best interests" may well not be yours!
Ejection is rough, but it mostly beats the alternatives.
Posted by: M. Murcek ||
08/07/2022 5:25 Comments ||
#2 Ejection is rough, but it mostly beats the alternatives.
Posted by: M. Murcek 2022-08-07 05:25
....Chuck Yeager His Own Self called it 'committing suicide to avoid being killed.'
And one of Yeager's contemporaries was CAPT Iven Kincheloe, USAF - Korean War ace and probably the best known USAF test pilot of the 50s after Yeager himself. He had been selected for the X-15 program and almost certainly would have been one of the Mercury 7...until his F-104 flamed out on takeoff at Edwards. He ejected down and his chute deployed, but he didn't have enough altitude. Had he had an upward ejecting seat (which later mods of the Starfighter got) he would have simply had a great story to tell at the O-club that night. Instead, we lost him at thirty years old.
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski ||
08/07/2022 7:13 Comments ||
Any business where you say, "explosive bolts are my friend," is an interesting business.
Posted by: M. Murcek ||
08/07/2022 7:15 Comments ||
In my day the F-16 was called the Lawn Dart due to its single engine. The F-104 was nicknamed Thud as in te sound it makes when impacting the ground. There is a book called Thud Ridge during Vietnam if interested.
A multi-volume chronology and reference guide set detailing three years of the Mexican Drug War between 2010 and 2012.
Rantburg.com and borderlandbeat.com correspondent and author Chris Covert presents his first non-fiction work detailing
the drug and gang related violence in Mexico.
Chris gives us Mexican press dispatches of drug and gang war violence
over three years, presented in a multi volume set intended to chronicle the death, violence and mayhem which has
dominated Mexico for six years.