Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Rats and Men

So is this why robberies are down? A 16-year-old was robbed, and police refused to take a report unless his mother let him be taken to the station.* Notes the head of a social enterprise, "Often the neighborhoods that you live in determine the style of policing that you will get. If their house was broken into in Roland Park, they wouldn't have to go to the closest precinct. They're not going to prolong the trauma, make them stop what they're doing. It would be filed right then and there."

Two people were stabbed at a 7-11 in the 1300 block of Taylor Avenue in Towson (which is the 7-11 attached to a Subway that's in the parking lot of the Lowes at Taylor and Hillsway).

A 70-year-old woman was robbed in South Baltimore, police have released a video.*

And TMZ released a video that shows Ray Race dragging his finacee's unconscious body in Atlantic City.

"A key witness in a case against two Baltimore City police officers is the target of an incident involving a dead rat left on the windshield of his car." The rat recipient was Officer Crystal, who testified against the now-convicted officers who beat a burglary suspect.

Former Sun columnist Gregory Kane has died at 62.* Pointed and loath to suffer fools, he was a piquant counterpoint to Dan Rodricks' lugubrious laments back in the days where newspapers were mostly perused on pulp. The Sun proffers a hollow lament to their laid-off columnist's passing, but his columns in the Sun archives* are slim pickings-- where is the one where he imagined what Michael Phelps' bong might say? or the one about Dante Parrish (freed by the Innocence Project, went on to murder fey little teen Jason Mattison) or the one about That One Lady on The Jury Who Won't Convict a Black Man, or the one where he uses the term "brobdingnagian"? I suppose we'll have to make do with the one where he pronounces then-mayor  O'Malley unsmart yet not a racist for his "potty-mouth invective"* aimed at Pat Jessamy.
     After his move to the Examiner he seems happier and mellower, writing about movies and Christmas even as cancer put him in "excruciating and agonizing pain." You can see his conservatism taking a modern turn, adopting the name-calling so favored by the right ("Libthink,") calling BS on Amiri Baraka, Oprah and A&E, but still not willing to be totally co-opted by the right's talking points and remaining "soured" on the "War on Drugs."
   Anyway, we've lost a great mind today-- probably no one always agreed with him, but he always made his points with panache, a love of language and a deep and no doubt hard-won understanding of Baltimore life. He won a Pulitzer, too, for his articles about Sudan.*

There is justice, MD says Julius Henson's state senate campaign violates his probation.*

But not for poor defendants: Doug Gansler has asked the court to throw out their ruling that they're entitled to an attorney* at bail hearings.

From Wilmslow Road in Evergreen (aka the slums of Roland Park)--
At approximately 4:00 pm I arrived home and went upstairs briefly in preparation to run some errands.  I heard a strange noise and heavy footsteps downstairs only to find a man in a black coat in our kitchen attempting to steal one of our cats.  (I learned this evening that cats are target for thieves who use them to train pit bulls for dogfighting).  Fortunately, the man grabbed the larger cat who, although completely sweet natured, is armed with a good set of claws.  The man yelled out and the cat escaped out the door.  I ran after the man who pleaded total innocence but decided to chase after my pet rather than detain him.  He swiftly turned the corner heading west on Cold Spring and from a distance I could here him bizarrely saying out loud, "Here kitty, kitty..."  About 30 minutes later I was able to retrieve my terrified cat and bring him back in after a frantic search.  There are two lessons here for us: first, ALWAYS lock your door behind you, even if you're only going to be home a few minutes and second, be mindful of your cats.  They are targets.


3 comments:

Stephen Pohl said...

I will remember Gregory Kane after I have forgotten all other Baltimore Sun columnists, most of whom are already deservedly forgotten.

Maurice Bradbury said...

In case you were wondering it says

THE STINKING CRIMINALISSIMO SEWER RAT OF DAVID SERRA Algebris ( AND Nazi LEOPOLDA ME.DA : Disgusting CRIMINALISSIMO SEWER RAT OF DAVID SERRA Algebris ... MORE THAT " ONLY ORGANIZED " AS TOLD justly DALL'AFFATTO MALE Pierluigi Bersani : ALMOST KILLED A FEW WEEKS AGO AND FROM OVRA Gestapo OF SILVIO Berlusconi , EVEN FOR THIS ITS AZZECATISSIMA AFFIRMATION OF A FEW MONTHS AGO ... BUT IT SOON write ) AND ' THE CORRUPT mafioso , mafioso LAVA CASH , CAMORRA , LAVA CASH CAMORRA , Ndrangheta , Ndrangheta LAVA CASH , Falsone , cROOK , dICTATOR , LADRISSIMO , POR - SEDUCER , PRINCIPAL OF dOZENS OF PIDUISTE MASSACRE AND HUNDREDS OF MURDER piduisti mASKED BY FAKE homicides, suicides and MALORI , Silvio Berlusconi ascertained pedophile (WHICH HAS NOT ONLY crushed John Falcone , Borsellino PAUL AND dOZENS OF MEN AND WOMEN OF THE FAMILY THAT WERE TO SPARE , BUT ALSO HAS DONE " TO KILL Berlusconi " , THAT IS , WITH " bersaniana MASK " DISEASES OF FAKE , AND CAR CRASH KILLS SELF OR HELICOPTERS , UMONI MANY GOOD AND WOMEN WHO AT A CERTAIN TIME OF ITS CRIMINALISSIMA " BERLUSCONAZISTA " LIFE , THE WERE " UNCOMFORTABLE " ERAN OR MORE STATES ' wINNING , iNTELLIGENT AND WELL TYPE OF HIM ... GIORGIO PANTO , Alberti PAUL , FRANCIS MASTROGIOVANNI , VINCENZO PARISI , ANTONIO MANGANELLI , The PARENTS OF CLEMENTINE FORLEO , ALMOST , ALSO CLEMENTINA FORLEO .. AND THEN AGAIN, THE PARENT OF THE ABSOLUTE GENIUS , RE MIDA HERO CIVIL AND MICHELE shareholder http://michelenista.blogspot.be/ , ALMOST , ALSO , AND THE ENTIRE 4 BEN ATTEMPTS TO MURDER , AND MICHELE shareholder .. AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN ... Andrea Pininfarina, COURSE BOVIO , Adam Bove , MICHAEL LANDI , I, THEY , THAT THE PATRIOTIC PM ROME investigated : ALBERTO AND PETER Caperna SAVIOTTI , And .. BOTH BECAUSE MIKE BONGIORNO , CREDIATECI OR LESS ... AND ALSO AS THUG The brutal SILVIO Berlusconi , DE GIOVANNI DI VIRGILIO FREEDOMLAND FOR THEM TO PAY THE PACKAGE STARTING 2000s , he wrung .. AND AS MENTIONED BEFORE THE bastard streetwise MEGA MASSACRE OF PRINCIPAL AND ASSASSINATIONS " WITH MASK " , Silvio Berlusconi , A FEW WEEKS ALMOST HAD TO KILL , VIA INDUCED DISEASE , Pierluigi Bersani ... ITS SO ' , NOR THAT ANY MALE Pierluigi Bersani " ' WAS ALMOST KILLED AT Berlusconi " , ON THE ORDER AND pederast NAZIMAFIOSO MAXIMO OF ~ H ~ D ~ AR ~ CORE , SILVIO Berlusconi : ABATTERE FOR FINALLY THE LAST IN THE HEROIC FROND PD , ANTI WORM BERLUSCONICCHIO Matthew Renzi , AND ' THE PAY FOR THEM ' AMMIREVOLISSIMO " YOU KNOW MASK " POST LAST ELECTIONS ) . AS I said earlier , IN ANY EVENT, THE BROTHER , SON AND HUSBAND OF PUT.ANA , CRIMINALISSIMO , ARCI ULTRA EXTREME RIGHT AND ' RICICLANTE CASH MOST OF THE MAFIA ' GLOBAL PRESENT , DAVID SERRA Algebris , E ' PAID , cORRUPT DIRECT, FINANCED ( OF COURSE , ALWAYS WITH MONEY OF WHAT OUR MEANS OF PLANET EARTH ) BY SILIVIO Berlusconi , AS TO ITS FORMER COLLEAGUES OF NAZI Hitler MORGAN STANLEY TO infiltrate the Democratic Party, VIA WORM disgustingly " NEOLD " PICUISTA Matthew Renzi ! IN ORDER TO ISOLATE , SPLIT , PERDENTISSIMO APPLIED TO MAKE THE PD ( EXACT EXACT AS HAPPENED WITH THE CEASE FULL OF DIARRHEA , Walter Veltroni , IN 2008 , WHICH TAKEN FROM POR- SEDUCER MAXIMO SILVIO Berlusconi , EIGHT MILLION, I REPEAT , EIGHT MILLION EURO IN BLACK TAX AND iDEOLOGICAL AT FINTER BAHAMAS BANK , FOR ' YES REGALASSE TO WORMS AND MURDERERS PADANAZISTI BERLUSCONAZISTI , THE MORE ' BIG MAJORITY POLITICAL PARTIES TO NEVER Vistasì "ROME AND cORRUPT thieving ").

Maurice Bradbury said...

and then


Sat Feb 22, 08:51:00 AM EST
 ALFREDO PIACENTINI SYZ GENEVE said ...
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IN FACT, THE EFFECTS GIA ' VISIBLE . After only a FEW WEEKS OF DELA PD MANAGEMENT AND GILT PINOCHETTIANA STECCATISSIMA Matthew Renzi ( ALWAYS THE RHYTHM OF MILLIONS AND MILLIONS OF EUROS OF THE MAFIA IN THE WORLD , YOU WASH WASHING MACHINE FROM FINANCIAL unclean , Silvio Berlusconi , AND PAID FOR DIARRHEA cholera Matthew Renzi , ALWAYS AT CRIMINALISSIMA FINTER BAHAMAS BANK , AS - AT HSBC BANK OF BERMUDA OF BERMUDA ) ORDER TO MISS tax , FIAT , THAT IS , THE ONLY TRUE INDUSTRY HAS BEEN IN A COUNTRY OF 60 MILLION PEOPLE IN THE NETHERLANDS AND ENGLAND . HOW TO HAVE ALWAYS RUN THE COWARD , slimy scoundrel Pier Ferdinando Casini ON KNEES OF PAEDOPHILE , MA- F- ASCISTA stragista MAXIMO AND SILVIO Berlusconi . TOMORROW AND , OF COURSE , TO BE MISSED AND STRA TOTALLY DESTROY THE PD . THESE ARE ALSO THE PROPHECY ( NOT NOW , BUT THE LAST THREE YEARS , AS ALWAYS , PERFECTLY AVVERATESI ) OF GENIUS , RE MIDA HERO CIVIL AND MICHELE shareholder http://michelenista.blogspot.be/ , WINNING ON THE FINANCIAL MARKETS AND POLICY , FOR DECADES , AND EVERY DAY ( BEING A REALLY SENSITIVE ABSOLUTE GENIUS , AND we have not seen FOR CENTURIES , THE SECOND WE ) . AND THAT YOU'LL SEE IF DO NOT END IN JAIL NOW THE NEW BO- TTINO CRAXI , ALIAS Matthew Renzi , AND THE NEW MICHELE SINDONA , ALIAS DAVID SERRA ( OBVIOUSLY , WITH ADOLF HITLER TO JOINT AL CAPONE " MAXIMO " ascertained PAEDOPHILE AND MEGA PRINCIPAL OF MURDER AND MASSACRE , Silvio Berlusconi , THAT IN PRISON IN ANY OTHER COUNTRY EVEN " NORMAL " , THERE IS AT LEAST , I REPEAT , MIN SINCE 1987 , THAT IS ALMOST 30 YEARS) WILL LEAD THE FORMER ITALIAN Slovekian ( EVER ' , worms Marcion OF Berlusconia ) A THOUSAND PER HOUR TO BANKRUPTCY AND CIVIL WAR ! GREETINGS FROM LONDON TO WELL , THAT IS NOT THE ONE Nazi THE WORM ( THAT THE APPLE OF INFILTRATION PD BACARLA FOR DEATH OF COURSE ) AND WASH BASTARDAMENTE MAFIOSO MONEY MAFIA , REPELLENT CESSO NAZI DAVID SERRA Algebris . SIGNED FANS OF GOLDMAN SACHS AND MICHELE shareholder , AND HOW DO YOU KNOW WHEN GOLDMAN SACHS AND MICHELE shareholder PROVIDE TOGETHER , NOT WRONG NEVER , NEVER, NEVER STRA . LO HAN DEMONSTRATED BY WEB , MORE ' TO 5000 TIMES SINCE September 2007 TO PRESENT ( ALL BLOGS OF GENIUS , RE MIDA HERO CIVIL AND MICHELE shareholder , hacked ALWAYS COME TO DEATH BY COWARDS WORMS SILVIO Berlusconi ENNIO DORIS AND , AS THE SAME WELL KNOW THAT MICHAEL AND ' A GENIUS AND WHETHER THEY NEVER WRONG HALF : BUT YOU WILL SEE THAT AT THE END , DAVID - Michele Nista SMACIULLERA ' The GOLIATH MURDERERS , stragista MEGA MANIACS AND sEXUAL , Berlusconi ) . THE FACTS OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED LAST WEEK , THE STAN ENNESISSIMA TRYING FOR A TIME! PS . THE GANG BEAM MAFIOSA DESCRIBED ABOVE , IS MEGA PARTY ALSO DANGEROUS CRIMINAL , PLURI AFFECTED , FREQUENT THE PRINCIPAL OF MURDER , Barral PAUL 'S MARKET BLOG " MERDATO " FREE .

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