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Unedited so called “manifesto” of Christopher Dorner: Another American tragedy or martyr and hero?

Unedited so called “manifesto” of Christopher Dorner: Another American  tragedy or martyr and hero?

I’m fond of saying “Humpty Dumpty did not fall – he was pushed”, and judging by what I’ve read so far, ex LAPD officer and Navy Lieutenant Christopher Dorner, is on a mission, one he could not complete alive. He knows he’s a dead man on the run, because California law enforcement would prefer to […]

Born to sing the blues: A fans tribute to Etta James

    Last week I tweeted that Ms. Etta James wasn’t long for this world, then Friday came the news that Ms. James had passed away that morning (20 January), at a hospital in Riverside County, California. The quality of her life had diminished considerably, so it was expected and for me a relief that she was no […]

She chopped, cooked and ate her husbands body parts

I couldn’t remember her name, but the moment I saw the story in the LA Times today, I knew she was the same person I met in a California women’s prison in the early 90′s. She’s coming up for parole tomorrow and what would usually be local Southern California news has taken on a whole […]