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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self in murder-suicide
[FOXNEWS] A Democratic candidate who was seeking election to the Mississippi House of Representatives, and who had just been served divorce papers, walked into the medical clinic where his estranged wife worked as a receptionist Tuesday and shot her to death before turning the gun on himself, officials said.

Marshall County Sheriff Kenny Dickerson said the shootings happened Tuesday at Williams Medical Clinic in Potts Camp after Carl Robinson received divorce papers.

"We found the shooter dead from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head," Dickerson told the Daily Journal newspaper. "He and his wife were in the process of a divorce. His wife was lying on the floor near his body."

Dickerson said Robinson, 43, shot 34-year-old Latoya Thompson before killing himself in what police are calling a murder-suicide, according to the Daily Journal. The sheriff says she died as emergency workers were trying to put her on a medical helicopter.

Witnesses told the Daily Journal they saw Robinson pacing around outside the clinic before going into the building. A .38-caliber Smith & Wesson pistol was recovered at the scene, Dickerson added, noting nobody else was hurt.

Prior to the shooting, Robinson had been gearing up for the Democratic primary on Aug. 6. He was seeking the District 5 seat in the Mississippi House of Representatives.

The couple lived in nearby Benton County, and a neighbor that spoke to FOX13 Memphis described Thompson as a "real nice girl" who was "friendly and would help you do anything."
Posted by: Fred || 07/18/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6469 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Well it's a start.....
Posted by: Mercutio || 07/18/2019 9:19 Comments || Top||

#2  It can't be gun violence. How Raciss..Words matter..it's really "Gov't assisted corporeal transition". He's far too intersected.
Posted by: Warthog || 07/18/2019 9:36 Comments || Top||

#3  Whitey made him do it...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/18/2019 10:03 Comments || Top||

#4  HopeNotHate!
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/18/2019 11:39 Comments || Top||

#5  I understood enough at the name 'Latoya'. Don't even need a pic now. Thank God nobody got in the way.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/18/2019 12:36 Comments || Top||


Britain
UK Labour lords condemn Corbyn for ‘toxic’ anti-Semitism in party
[IsraelTimes] After 200 ex-staffers suggest Jeremy Corbyn might need to step down, 60 members of House of Lords accuse him of presiding over ‘most shaming period in Labour’s history’.
The meltdown of the Labour party continues.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/18/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6465 views] Top|| File under:

#1  60 members of House of Lords accuse him...

Not that they don't agree, just makin' a show of it.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 07/18/2019 10:32 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Donks too Busy to Work
Maybe this is why Congress can't accomplish squat?
[NBC] "We have six committees working on following the facts in terms of any abuse of power, obstruction of justice and the rest that the president may have engaged in," (said Pelosi)
Posted by: Mercutio || 07/18/2019 07:54 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under:

#1  As someone opined on Fuax News last evening, paraphrasing a bit:

"It's the President and the Senate, the congress is no longer a legislative player."

Posted by: Besoeker || 07/18/2019 9:43 Comments || Top||

#2  Yeah. Too busy to look into Cummings' wife's finances. Too busy to look into Bath House Barry's staffer tangled up in the Smollett thing. Too busy...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/18/2019 10:08 Comments || Top||

#3  Of course GOPe would take a pass too. Don't want to be called rayciss. Even though that will happen anyway...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/18/2019 10:09 Comments || Top||

#4  That actually makes him the cleanest man ever to have lived in America !
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/18/2019 10:54 Comments || Top||

#5  As the black guy said in The Buddy Holly Story when they played the Apollo: "This guy is as clean as a Safeway chitlin..."
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/18/2019 12:26 Comments || Top||


Tlaib: Pelosi Has to ‘Be Aware’ We Are Women of Color When She Targets Us
[FREEBEACON] 'Some of us are being singled out in many ways because of our backgrounds'
Posted by: Fred || 07/18/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6478 views] Top|| File under:

#1  God forbid they should be treated equally. Now they want to be immune to criticism due to their skin color.
Posted by: Herb McCoy || 07/18/2019 0:56 Comments || Top||

#2  They want to have their cake and eat it too.
Posted by: gorb || 07/18/2019 1:39 Comments || Top||

#3  Tlaib has whiter skin than the average american
Posted by: lord garth || 07/18/2019 2:54 Comments || Top||

#4  WOC is awfully close to WOG...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/18/2019 7:03 Comments || Top||

#5  Stoopid bishes isn't a race
Posted by: Frank G || 07/18/2019 7:10 Comments || Top||

#6 
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/18/2019 7:16 Comments || Top||

#7  I'm only aware of the spoiled children.
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/18/2019 8:35 Comments || Top||

#8  We are watching, in real time, how fascism takes over a political party. I have always said that this fascist/socialist upswing needed leaders, now they have it. The Dems need to clean house or surrender to the fascists. Read history, this is how it works, if the Dems don't act, they will fall and we will have a fill blown fascist part ruling half our nation.
Posted by: 49 Pan || 07/18/2019 8:47 Comments || Top||

#9  I’m gonna get a pigment transplant.
Posted by: Jack Salami || 07/18/2019 8:58 Comments || Top||

#10  Why? does it affect the site picture?
Posted by: Cesare || 07/18/2019 9:11 Comments || Top||

#11  Accuracy, Frank, accuracy. You forgot "whiny-*ssed" as a collective nominative modifier (if it's collective it must be good).
Posted by: Mercutio || 07/18/2019 9:12 Comments || Top||

#12  I stand corrected :-)
Posted by: Frank G || 07/18/2019 9:13 Comments || Top||

#13  Modest proposal: End all talk of race. Treat everyone everywhere without reference to race - according to, say, "the content of their character."

Oh wait: that phrase was the slogan of white supremacy, wasn't it? (See if you can guess the next victim of the Terror...)
Posted by: Lex || 07/18/2019 10:40 Comments || Top||

#14  They like muzz terrorists more than Americans of whatever color, I don't like them.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/18/2019 12:33 Comments || Top||

#15  Dems need to primary these bitches.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/18/2019 12:45 Comments || Top||

#16  I'd be surprised if Nancy doesn't have a slush fund for such purposes.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/18/2019 12:55 Comments || Top||

#17  So the Donks have these 4 rubes stirring up crap. They were interviewed and placed in districts they could win in, hence Pelosi's have glass of water comment. The Donks are focused on finding a competitor to beat them next year, as are the republicans. With that said, the Justice Democrats, the four rubes puppet masters, are looking to add more to the ranks. Where are they working the next set. We have to stop this now before they pull this stunt again. Sounds like wack a mole right now, but until we can get the Justice Democrats stopped, its what we have to do.
Posted by: 49 Pan || 07/18/2019 13:20 Comments || Top||

#18  If POC can't be criticized, then they must be never be in charge of anything.
Posted by: charger || 07/18/2019 15:55 Comments || Top||

#19  What is racism, sexism, xenophobia? It whatever the left says it is in their Alice-in-Wonderland world. It is use to squelch debate and put down enemies.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/18/2019 16:57 Comments || Top||

#20  Enough is enough. Any identifying their 'race' as anything other than human should be considered to be non-human. Forfeiting all rights, citizenship, etc. Certainly can't hold office.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 07/18/2019 20:29 Comments || Top||

#21  And that color is that, exactly?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/18/2019 22:15 Comments || Top||


Biden Campaign Hires Public Speaking Guru After Debate
[FREEBEACON] Post-debate polling showed Biden lost ground to Sen. Harris
Posted by: Fred || 07/18/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6466 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Biden should also go to Kaplan for SAT tutoring.
Posted by: Otto Speaking for Boskone7923 || 07/18/2019 5:15 Comments || Top||

#2  The Proggies have noticed that they can't kneecap Sleepy Joe without also nailing Barry the Wonder Choom.

So, it's everyone under the bus.
Posted by: AlanC || 07/18/2019 12:01 Comments || Top||

#3  Training won't fix stupid.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/18/2019 14:18 Comments || Top||


Joaquin Castro Introduces Bill to Scrap Terms ‘Alien’ and ‘Illegal Alien’
[FREEBEACON] Representative Joaquin Castro (D., Texas) has introduced a bill to remove the legal terms "alien" and "illegal alien" and replace them with "foreign national" and "undocumented foreign national."

"Words matter. It's vital that we respect the dignity of immigrants colonists fleeing violence and prosecution in our language. The words "alien" and "illegal alien" works to demonize and duhmanize the migrant community. They have no place in our government's description of human beings," Castro said in a statement, "Eliminating this language from government expression puts us one step closer to preserving their dignity and ensuring their safety."

Named the Correcting Alienating Names in Government Act, or CHANGE Act, the bill is "integral to creating a more welcoming and inclusive environment for incoming and current immigrants colonists living in the united states," according to Castro.

A Rasmussen poll from last month showed that 26 percent of voters thought the phrase "undocumented Democrat" was offensive, compared to 61 percent who said it was not. Only 30 percent of Democrats polled said the term was offensive, compared to 50 percent who did not.

2020 presidential candidate Julian Castro, the brother of Rep. Joaquin Castro, has called for the decriminalization of border crossings. Julian Castro did not respond to a request for comment.

The News Agency that Dare Not be Named stylebook removed usage of the term "undocumented Democrat" in 2013, saying that "illegal" should "describe only an action, such as living in or immigrating to a country illegally." The AP also rejected the usage of "illegal alien" as well as "undocumented," which it said was not an accurate term.

Posted by: Fred || 07/18/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6480 views] Top|| File under:

#1  If only the democrats cared about Americans as much as they care about illegal aliens.
Posted by: Herb McCoy || 07/18/2019 0:55 Comments || Top||

#2  Intruders, invaders, interlopers, trespassers, squatters, stateless undesirables... I suppose all terms are out of the question.

Ha ! Just caught a Freudian slip.

It's vital that we respect the dignity of immigrants fleeing violence and prosecution in our language Even if he meant to say 'persecution', he slipped there. Like he said, "Words matter."
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/18/2019 3:35 Comments || Top||

#3  Republicans should tap on some amendments so drug dealers are undocumented pharmacists etc.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/18/2019 5:55 Comments || Top||

#4  Murderers can be mortuary business consultants.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/18/2019 6:11 Comments || Top||

#5  one has to assume he's protecting himself and his own. If he adds [insert token for anal orifice here], we'll know for sure.
Posted by: Mercutio || 07/18/2019 9:18 Comments || Top||

#6  Truly Orwellian. We've arrived.

Eliminate the words "illegal alien" in order to eliminate the thoughtcrime of support for enforcing immigration law
Posted by: Lex || 07/18/2019 10:44 Comments || Top||

#7  Why don't we call them 'wetbacks' instead, Joaquin? Works for me.
Posted by: Raj || 07/18/2019 11:06 Comments || Top||

#8  Parasitic Criminal Invaders works for me.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/18/2019 11:19 Comments || Top||

#9  SO criminal will be just fine.
Posted by: 49 Pan || 07/18/2019 11:38 Comments || Top||

#10  Working on that Newspeak dictionary, are we?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/18/2019 12:46 Comments || Top||

#11  I'm guessing Castro would be appalled by the illegal alien undocumented foreign national program under Eisenhower: Here. Everyone's hair would be on fire on the left and there would be frantic attempts to scrub history.

Maybe Joaquin Castro should not be referred to as Castro since Fidel Castro was such a ruthless bastid. He and Che put all their enemies in front of firing squads after the Cuban revolution.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/18/2019 16:51 Comments || Top||


Sanders: Single Payer Means Tax Hikes for Middle Class
[FREEBEACON] 'Healthcare is not free'
Posted by: Fred || 07/18/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6466 views] Top|| File under:

#1  No one what's anything you have to offer, schmuck.
Posted by: newc || 07/18/2019 0:20 Comments || Top||

#2  give credit to Bernie who is more honest than Kamala (who will pay for it with magic pixie dust)
Posted by: lord garth || 07/18/2019 0:31 Comments || Top||

#3  Taxes only go up. He's not really out on a limb except for the insane numbers.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/18/2019 7:14 Comments || Top||

#4  And by his definition. Everyone who earns a living is 'middle class'.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 07/18/2019 9:46 Comments || Top||

#5  Everything the left comes up with means higher taxes for the middle class. They almost croaked the "Golden Goose" by nearly destroying the middle class in this country.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/18/2019 16:54 Comments || Top||

#6  Middle class should be a wage that can afford to employ another person full time.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/18/2019 17:15 Comments || Top||



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