Tag Archives: shooting

Innocence or Dead In Florida

Last night in Florida a six-person jury found George Zimmerman innocent of a murder charge, stemming from the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin of February 26, 2012. The 17 year-old black boy in a hoodie was walking back to the house of his father’s fiancee in a gated community after purchasing Skittles and an Ice […]

Guns For Everyone

Obsessed with twelve year-old Jodie Foster portrayal of the child prostitute John Hinkley saw TAXI DRIVER fifteen times in a row. He stalked the actress to Yale and wrote her many letters including this one from 1981. “Over the past seven months I’ve left you dozens of poems, letters and love messages in the faint […]

Shooting To Kill

Last month I was talking to an ex-NYPD cop about the Amadou Diallo case. I offhandedly said that the officers involved in that fatal shooting were high on drugs and that the only good thing they did that fateful evening was not reload and shoot the downed African again. “You don’t know what the fuck […]

Shoot Shoot Shoot

GOP VP wannabe Sara Palin coined the campaign phrase ‘drill, drill, drill’ to highlight her belief that America’s woes could be solved by drilling for oil yesterday, today, and tomorrow with the frozen Bering Sea targeted for immediate exploitation. Her supporters picked up the chant without realizing that commodity speculation by investment banks and Wall […]