Category Archives: crime

The Lost Horizon Hypothesis: Did Xinjiang Separatists Hijack Flight MH370? (UPDATE)

UPDATE: Scrutiny of the pilots of Flight MH370 has intensified, but nothing so far disproves the Lost Horizon hypothesis, not even a homemade flight simulator. To my mind, the clarified timeline of events supports a scenario in which the pilots acted … Continue reading

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Austin Smith Clem Must Be Kept Away From Children

Austin Smith Clem was found guilty of molesting and repeatedly raping a teenager, but will spend no time in prison for it. The more I hear from his attorney, the more outrageous this story gets: “It would seem to be … Continue reading

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The Tea Party Is Breaking Bad

Remember the IRS “scandal”? At least one tea party “dark money” group seems to have gone past a line somewhere and become exactly the sort of criminal political organization that the IRS and other law enforcement agencies are supposed to … Continue reading

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Talking To The FBI

One week ago today, someone made a false report to the FBI concerning an apparent threat to their Buffalo, NY office. At about four o’clock in the afternoon, I was notified that a Special Agent from the Birmingham office was … Continue reading

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The William Talley Burn Notice: Final Update

Picture via the Tennessean. The following update has been added to The William Talley Burn Notice: Bill Talley, a former health-care executive turned social media personality, will serve one year in prison and eight years’ probation for possessing hundreds of … Continue reading

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William Talley Sentenced To Prison

William Talley aka @Political_Bill on Twitter was sentenced to one year in prison and eight years of probation for possession of child pornography. My tweets reporting the decision are included in a Chirpstory below. Bobby Allyn has also written an excellent … Continue reading

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Jason Wade Taylor Arrested, Held As “Fugitive From Justice” (UPDATE)

Jason Wade Taylor aka “Randy Hahn” was arrested Saturday afternoon at an off-ramp on Interstate 25 in El Paso County, Colorado after assaulting a woman he had met online. While she did not press charges, he is being held as … Continue reading

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The William Talley Burn Notice

William “Bill” Talley aka @Political_Bill on Twitter (pictured) is a convicted sex offender who has managed to stay out of prison during the appeals process. Continue reading

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Lee Stranahan And The Steubenville Facts

Lee Stranahan accuses a host of reporters of journalistic malpractice, but in fact he appears to have been committing it himself. Continue reading

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(CORRECTION) @UniteBlue Did Not Receive a Stolen Twitter Account

Mar 4 – CORRECTION: In attempting to prove his ownership of the @ConnectTheLeft Twitter account, Simon @SimonSayeth published the incorrect email from Twitter. Below is a bumped, amended slideshow presenting his newly-recovered, correct proof of ownership for @ConnectTheLeft. Simon is … Continue reading

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Crazy In Alabama

You know how the NRA always says that new gun laws won’t stop the latest tragedy from happening again? That is at least as true about SB15. Now sailing through the state house, this bill will make it a crime for … Continue reading

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