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What Is Wrong With The Philly Media?

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

Will someone please answer this question for me: why would you write a story about a hero cop who stared down two shooters without firing a shot, then smear the man who is lying in very critical condition today? The story, written by a despicable person named Regina Medina (right) of The Philadelphia Daily News [...]

Philadelphia Police Officer Shot, Critical After Robbery

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

Sorry for the lack of posts, everyone, but I’ve been kind of busy today. I doubt this entry will be coherent, because most of us are still in shock. Philadelphia Police Officer Charles Cassidy is out of surgery after being shot in the head during a robbery this morning, and last rites have been administered. [...]

Happy Halloween

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

Why not celebrate the holiday with one of my favorite horror films of all time, Phantasm II?

Philadelphia Police Officer Shot

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

Another officer shot. Another suspect dead. Welcome to Philadelphia. PHILADELPHIA (CBS 3) ― Police have recovered the body of a suspect who shot a Philadelphia Police officer in Center City Tuesday night. Officer Mariano Santiago, an 18-year veteran of the force, was shot once in the shoulder by a suspect at 22nd and Sansom Streets [...]

Grady Little Resigns As Dodgers Manager

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

Big news out of Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grady Little resigned as manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday, paving the way for Joe Torre to take the job. Little said it was a move he considered for some time, and he told general manager Ned Colletti of his decision Tuesday. First, [...]

And The Winner Is . . .

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

Today – after a serious scheduling snafu two weeks ago – the missus and I traveled to Holy Redeemer Hospital for our ultrasound appointment. Hopefully, we would find out the sex of the child here. Since this absotively posilutely our last child – Hear that, Pandy? – we’d rather prepare for the new arrival than [...]

The Accidental Police Commissioner

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

Philly Police Commish Sylvester Johnson: “What, me worry?” Apparently, my boss is already enjoying his retirement. Except that he hasn’t left the job yet. Ducks don’t get any more lame than this guy. The city’s top law-enforcement officer says Michael Nutter’s proposed “stop-and-frisk” policy would be a “disaster.” Outgoing Police Commissioner Sylvester M. Johnson said [...]

Yet Another Obama Drama

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

Take a look at this photo. It was taken in September with some of the Democrat Presidential candidates during the singing of the National Anthem. “Senator Barack Obama, Governor Bill Richardson, Senator Hillary Clinton and Ruth Harkin stand during the national anthem.” – TIME Magazine Do you see anything wrong here? If you answered, “Obama [...]

An Open Letter To The Makers Of Dockers

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

Dear Sirs, My name is Wyatt Earp, and I am a long-time customer. My position as a Philadelphia Police Detective necessitates the purchase of your product en masse, and usually I am very satisfied. Usually. Recently, however, I have had some issues with your khakis. These issues have presented themselves in two parts: Color. Sizing. [...]

The Missus Would Say This Is Kyle And Me

Monday, October 29th, 2007

(H/T – Cowboy Blob) For the record, I wouldn’t let Kyle play Grand Theft Auto . . . yet.

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