Show business and militarized law enforcement combined to produce an expensive, frightening spectacle in Laveen, Arizona: the use of a SWAT team, a bomb robot, and even a tank to prevent — wait for it — cruelty to chickens.
Yet another instance of anti-Catholic violence reared its ugly head last weekend, as a statue of the Virgin Mary was found desecrated on the grounds of Immaculate Conception Church, in Towson, Maryland (a suburb of Baltimore.)
Video footage from over the weekend has been released by Fox News’ conservative pundit Glenn Beck, which reveals the radical Left’s plots to bring about “economic terrorism.” Despite the dangers posed by the plotters, however, the Department of Justice appears unlikely to seek an investigation. And the contrast between the DOJ's inaction regarding this latest episode and its aggressive prosecution of a much more benign "offender" engaged in the private minting and marketing of coins could not be more striking.
The American GI accused of killing Afghan citizens in early 2010 has pleaded guilty to the charges, his defense attorney says. Spc. Jeremy Morlock of the U.S. Army copped to three counts of murder and other crimes for which the United States Government apologized early this week after Der Speigel, the German news magazine, published photos of Morlock posing with dead bodies as if they were hunting trophies.