From Gawker: "Police in South Carolina arrested a North Charleston woman Monday night after she allegedly stabbed her roommate multiple times for refusing to stop playing music by the classic rock band The Eagles."
Welcome new kid in town to the Hotel California, where there's a peaceful easy feeling and a tequila sunrise, but take it easy. The roommate said he wants to give "the best of my love." Trust him, because those ain't lyin' eyes. Don't take it to the limit and cause heartache tonight. You'll become a desperado or a witchy woman in the long run.
Yup, it's one of these nights.
2. From Fox News: "Nidal Hasan collected nearly $300,000 in his military salary while awaiting trial.
"An attorney for the Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas in 2009 has said that almost all of the gunman's salary has been donated to charity, making it likely that his victims would receive very little or no compensation for their trauma."
And since Uncle Barry called it workplace violence, no combat pay.
3. From ABC: "Governor Chris Christie Vows to Get New Jersey Boardwalk Back to Normal After Fire."
After rebuilding it following last year's storm Sandy.
Here's an idea: Don't use wood this time.
4. From the Associated Press: "The nation's largest private prison company is being held in contempt of court by a federal judge for chronic understaffing at an Idaho prison."
Bad Boise, bad Boise.
5. From the Associated Press: "A Massachusetts man who chatted online with other men about their desire to kidnap, rape, kill and eat children was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 27 years in prison after prosecutors showed photos of a basement dungeon he built, a child-sized coffin, butchering tools and metal restraints."
If he actually did this, he would get a lighter sentence.
6. From the Associated Press: "After a delay, the North Carolina police officer charged with shooting an unarmed man seeking help after a car wreck is scheduled to appear in court for a hearing. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer Randall Kerrick is charged with voluntary manslaughter."
Only police should have guns, right?
7. From the Associated Press: "The Secret Service has arrested a man for tossing firecrackers over a fence at the White House."
The Fourth of July was two months ago, idiot.
8. From the Associated Press: "A deadly shooting in the heart of the nation's capital has reignited talk about guns, but it's uncertain whether the tragedy will revive a legislative debate that has gone cold in the face of opposition from Second Amendment supporters."
For the first century of the Republic's existence, men were required to own a firearm.
9. From the Associated Press: "Federal Gun Laws Didn't Block Navy Yard Shooter,"
They work as well as drug laws.
10. From Fox News: "President Obama planned to give an economic pep talk Monday to mark the five-year anniversary of the financial crisis.
"But as reports emerged of the deadly shooting nearby at the Washington Navy Yard, the president found himself juggling two sharply different topics -- addressing the tragic mass shooting, before launching into a blistering assault on congressional Republicans for their budgetary demands."
Fort Hood, Aurora, Newtown, Navy Yard -- the only thing up in this presidency is the number of mass murders.
11. From Don Surber: "IS global warming headed for extinction?
"Time keeps proving the computer models wrong.
"Hold the wake for the polar bears -- and coal.
" 'Earth has gained 19,000 Manhattans of sea ice since this date last year, the largest increase on record, wrote skeptic Steve Goddard on Saturday. 'There is more sea ice now than there was on this date in 2002'."
Global warming: The Pink Lady and Jeff of science.
12. From the Associated Press: "Michelle Obama wants food makers and entertainment companies to spend less time advertising sweet and salty foods to kids and more time promoting healthier options."
Here's an idea. First, ban using food stamps to buy potato chips and soda.
Oh wait, there the Scorekeeper goes making sense.
13. From CNS: "A record 23,116,928 American households were enrolled in the federal government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — aka food stamps — during the month of June, according to data released this month by the Department of Agriculture."
One-fifth of the nation now gets free food.
14. From USA Today: "After months of wrangling over the highly-emotional issue, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz late Tuesday announced that guns are no longer permitted in Starbucks stores — or in Starbucks outdoor seating areas."
Conservatives line up at Tim Horton's as Starbucks puts out its Welcome Gunmen sign.
15. Tweet of the day:
Lamestream media gun philosophy in a nutshell. pic.twitter.com/IBQn2ChSKoThis Beller feller can draw.
— bitterclinger (@lessgovnow) September 18, 2013
16. From the Washington Times: "Seven illegal immigrants chained themselves to the White House fence Wednesday to demand President Obama halt all deportations, saying he has a moral obligation to keep families together."
Lawbreakers break law. Film at 11.
17. From CNS: "Census on Obama’s 1st Term: Real Median Income Down $2,627; People in Poverty Up 6,667,000; Record 46,496,000 Now Poor."
Year 49 of the War on Poverty and poverty continues to rout the federal government.
18. From USA Today: "Newly uncovered IRS documents show the agency flagged political groups based on the content of their literature, raising concerns specifically about anti-Obama rhetoric, inflammatory language and emotional statements made by non-profits seeking tax-exempt status."
Ve haff vays of making you talk.
19. From Washington Free Beacon: "A senior Muslim Brotherhood official who, until recently, had been employed by the William J. Clinton Foundation was arrested in Cairo on Tuesday and charged with inciting violence."
Hillary: What difference does it make?
Final score: EVIL 13, GOOD 6.
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