Alexander Nathan Barter
While you may find his appearance comical, the crimes he’s accused of are definitely not. 21-year-old Alexander Nathan Barter of Texas is accused of allegedly going on the dark web in order to find someone who would sell him a little girl in order to kill and cannibalize her. It’s said that Barter also had an interest in necrophilia but it’s unclear if that’s what he wanted to do with his quarry as well. Thankfully, the person he was talking to on the dark web was an undercover agent with the Texas Department of Public Safety.
After seeing the mugshot of David Goldammer of Florida, his alleged crime shouldn’t be that surprising. After police allegedly found Goldammer passed out behind the wheel of his truck, Goldammer is said to have almost stumbled out of the truck. What was found in the truck was more interesting as police were said to have found, well, this…
At least one report states that police found two loaded handguns, another handgun in his waistband, two more loaded handguns, a semi-automatic rifle, a pocketknife with a swastika on it, a bullet-resistant vest and a large amount of ammunition. But you know, I guess he just needed all those guns to protect all the empty containers in his truck. It’s not like Florida has a large Jewish population or anything.
If you come across any recent weird and unusual mugshots, please feel free to send them my way.
Let’s put aside all this depressing school shooting news for a moment so we can talk about something else, and that something else would be knife attack plot at a Florida middle school.
Two female students at Bartow Middle School in Bartow, Florida, were arrested for allegedly having knives at the school. The reason they had the knives was supposedly because they had planned to kill 15 people at the school. They were caught in the school bathroom where they reportedly waiting for a victim they could overpower. Police found messages between the suspects that said they wanted to leave body parts outside of the school. The girls also were said to have told police that not only the pair had planned on committing suicide but they were both Satanists.
Ten years ago, this may have shocked me. Now, I’m not surprised at all. The more kids like this are able to indulge in things like ‘Satanism’ while unattended, the more these things will continue. Again, parents need to monitor what their kids are doing online to try to prevent things like this from happening because I can almost guarantee that’s where these girls got this idea. I would even hazard a guess that it was probably from Tumblr. Anyway, as a parent, you’re supposed to be smarter than your kids, so be smarter and learn their technology or you might have to visit them in detention and I don’t mean the one at school.
A white woman from New Jersey was harassed on Facebook by some cretin from Kentucky for having three biracial children. The threats the racist assclown made were so harrowing she contacted not only her local police but authorities in Kentucky as well. Before we get to the heart of the story let’s see what this less than enlightened individual had to say to the poor woman.
“There’s no such thing as white privileged . . . I hope your black children gets hung for you being so stupid. They have all the same rights we have now a days so please you and your monkey children go die.”
Truly, the greatest mind of a generation.
Joking aside, with what this hate-filled troglodyte is accused of it’s only by providence that a mass tragedy was avoided.
When Kentucky State police approached 21-year-old Dylan Jarrel he was leaving his home and was allegedly armed with a gun, hundreds of rounds of ammunition, a kevlar vest, and the plans to shoot up not just one but two separate school districts.
So far, no motive has been divulged but you probably wouldn’t be too far off if you said it was probably racially or politically motivated. Since the last Presidential campaign, it seems that the racists of our country have cast off their hoods and have become emboldened in their hate and violence. It’s going to get worse before it gets better.
Press of Atlantic City
I’ve posted about Yunsong Zhao before. He’s the former Virginia Tech student from China who was arrested back in January after trying to purchase 5000 bullets. After police arrested him for allegedly having an illegal 30-round magazine for an AR-15, charges against him were dropped for lack of evidence. Previously, I was under the impression that Zhao illegally kept the AR-15 on campus, however, according to the most recent report, Zhao stored the gun at the campus police department. That did not stop the school from expelling him for the unauthorized possession of a knife on campus.
Another disturbing aspect to the case besides the fact that Zhao kept an AR-15 on campus and tried to buy 5000 bullets was that Zhao owned a decommissioned police car that still had police markings on it, and was actively searching on how to purchase body armor. My thought was that he would try to disguise himself as a police officer to commit some type of crime. However, his fascination with police may go a little deeper than that.
According to Roanoke.com…
…he had attracted the attention of authorities by owning a Ford Crown Victoria, a vehicle often used by police agencies; shopping for police lights; following and recording police officers; carrying a backpack bearing a police patch; wearing fingerless black gloves and camouflage; and possessing a baton and zip ties that police sometimes used as handcuffs. A Roanoke indoor shooting range had barred Zhao and a pawn shop had asked him to leave after he spent three hours inside “aiming his gun around the aisles,” the papers said.
While possibly not acting in a criminal manner, he sure seems to have acted in a reckless manner with a side order of an unhealthy obsession.
After Zhao had posted bond from his arrest he was taken into ICE custody. He is now willingly leaving the country going to Canada before heading back to China.
Damien Echols (No, I didn’t shave my head because my hairline was receding. I still have my #douchegoggles though.)
I know this story is close to a month old but what can you do?
Anyway, back in February, I wrote about how triple convicted child killer Damien Echols of the West Memphis 3 scribbled onto some pages and produced a book about ‘magick’. Late last month, the New York Times published an article about how Echols is taking his ‘magick’ show on the road and gave Echols’ schtick quite the glowing review. The article was written by a female journalist but the article reads more like a fangirl obsessed love letter to Echols. What is it with Echols’ ability to pull the wool over the eyes of certain female reporters? However, before we get to Echols’ latest venture, let’s get the usual fallacies out of the way.
First, the article claims there was no physical evidence connecting Echols and his band of Merry Men to the murders of 8-year-olds Christopher Byers, Michael Moore, and Stevie Branch. That is untrue as fibers that match clothes owned by Echols were found at the scene. The article also states that witnesses saw Echols somewhere else at the time of the murders but fails to mention the eyewitnesses were discredited on the stand. The article also forgets to mention that there were witnesses who placed Echols near the scene. The article then goes to claim the so-called DNA evidence supported the West Memphis 3’s innocence, except it doesn’t. If it did there would have been an arrest made instead of the three killers taking an Alford plea. And as always, for the record, an Alford plea is a guilty plea.
But back to the matter at hand. Echols will be performing ‘magick’ rituals at various places in front of paying audiences. He talks about how he witnessed angels while on death row and speaks about how his incantations helped him cope in prison. Now, he’s willing to teach his snake oil lessons to anyone willing to buy a ticket. The irony of this is that anyone who believes Echols’ is guilty of child murder is usually accused of being a fundamentalist Christian whose religion is nothing more than a fairy tale. Yet, Echols’ acolytes, or Echolytes, are willing to believe in high ‘magick’. That’s the real stuff and definitely not made up by 9th-grade dropout with the mentality of a 12-year-old goth girl.
Furthermore, it seems more and more like Echols is trying to use his poor persecuted outsider martyr status to start a very cult-like collective. I wonder how much longer it will be before he has his own compound.
I haven’t watched an episode of South Park in a number of years. Not that I think the show is bad or anything, it’s just that there’s a plethora of entertainment choices out there and there’s only so many hours in a day. However, when it hit the headlines that they were doing an episode about school shootings, I just had to watch.
As can be expected, South Park took a serious subject like school shootings and made a very poignant point in their unique and politically incorrect way. Without getting into too many spoilers, the episode centered around a number of school shootings that kept happening at the school Stan, Kyle, and the gang attend. Anytime a shooting happened at the school not only the students but most of the town acted like it was just something routine that just happens.
Sadly, the episode portrayed a very real problem in our country. School shootings and mass shootings have become so prevalent in our country that we’ve become almost numb to them. Politicians and the media are no help either as politicians on both sides of the aisle are trying to protect their respective pet causes while the media calls any shooting within a 20-mile radius of a school a school shooting.
I could see someone potentially being offended by the episode, but once you get past South Park’s typical crudeness you’ll find a sad but accurate commentary on the state of our country.
If you’re not familiar with Fortnite, it’s the most popular video game going right now. It started out as a really bad zombie survival game, then it ripped off a better game, PUBG, and became the sensation it is today. Fortnite is what’s called a battle royale game. Basically, 100 players are dropped into a map and the last surviving team or player wins. The main reason why Fortnite is eating PUBG’s lunch and why it’s so popular is that Fortnite is free to play.
Recently, a big deal was made about sexual predators being on Frotnite because, in New Jersey, a number of online predators were arrested in an online sting. It became a big deal when it was reported that some of the predators may have been grooming their victims through games like Minecraft and Fortnite. While it wasn’t reported how many of these predators were allegedly using Fortnite, since it’s the most popular game right now, Fortnite was very prevalent in most of the headlines talking about this sting.
So, that takes us back to the headline’s question. Are your kids in danger from predators while playing Fortnite? Well, yes and no. Fortnite is as about as dangerous as any other online utility that your kids use. Do I think it’s a pedophile playground like messaging app Kik? I don’t think it’s even close, but since Fortnite is where all the kids are, odds are there will be a predator here and there.
As a parent, you should treat online games just like you would social media. Know who is on your kid’s friends list. Make sure they’re not chatting with someone they don’t know in the real world. Most importantly be honest with them that not every person they may talk to on the internet has their best interest in mind.