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  • Why I Can’t Learn to Love Donald Trump (Ross Douthat)

    02/13/2016 3:59:44 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 48 replies
    New York Times ^ | February 12, 2016 | Ross Douthat
    [A] Trumpian four years would almost certainly involve a significant degradation of the unwritten restraints on presidential conduct, an acceleration of royalist tendencies that may be built into our system but still deserve to be slowed down, and a blurring of reality-TV and political culture that takes us several leagues further along the road to President Camacho. I don’t think that the nebulous possibility of dealmaking should tempt liberals to welcome this kind of experiment; I don’t think the hope of a more working-class-friendly G.O.P. should tempt conservative reformers to learn to love it either. And the fact that recent...
  • Hector Camacho, 50, Boxer Who Lived Dangerously, Dies

    11/24/2012 7:41:04 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 14 replies
    ny times ^ | 11-24-12 | bruce weber
    Hector Camacho, a boxer known for his lightning-quick hands and flamboyant personality who emerged from a delinquent childhood in New Yorks Spanish Harlem to become a world champion in three weight classes, died on Saturday in San Juan, P.R., after being shot while sitting in a parked car. He was 50.
  • Ex-boxer 'Macho' Camacho dies after shooting

    11/24/2012 6:25:14 AM PST · by deoetdoctrinae · 11 replies
    AP ^ | 11/24/2012 | Coto and Skretta
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) Hector "Macho" Camacho, a Puerto Rican boxer known for skill and flamboyance in the ring as well as for a messy personal life and run-ins with the police, was declared dead on Saturday, four days after being shot in the face. He was 50.
  • Hector 'Macho' Camacho brain dead

    11/22/2012 7:07:57 AM PST · by Perdogg · 22 replies
    Doctors say famed Puerto Rican boxer Hector "Macho" Camacho is clinically "brain dead" after being shot in the face. Dr. Ernesto Torres said at a news conference Thursday that doctors are still performing tests on Camacho before meeting with his family. Torres had said late Wednesday that Camacho was showing irregular and intermittent brain activity.
  • Former boxing champion Hector 'Macho' Camacho on life support after shooting

    11/21/2012 8:10:57 AM PST · by Uncle Chip · 16 replies
    The Daily Mail Online ^ | November 21, 2012 | Daily Mail Reporters
    Former world boxing champion Hector 'Macho' Camacho was in critical condition today after being shot in his native Puerto Rico, with his family facing the decision of taking him off life support as his condition worsened. Doctors had said Camacho was expected to survive after he was shot in the face while sitting in a car on Tuesday night in his hometown of Bayamon. However his condition worsened overnight and his heart stopped at one point, said Dr Ernesto Torres, director of the Centro Medico trauma center in San Juan. 'He's battling minute to minute. This is the most important...
  • Ex-boxer 'Macho' Camacho hurt in shooting

    11/20/2012 8:32:01 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 21 replies
    UPI ^ | November 20, 2012
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Ex-boxing champion Hector "Macho" Camacho was in critical condition Tuesday after being shot in Puerto Rico, medical officials said.
  • Mom charged with assault in beating of 16-year-old at mall

    05/30/2007 7:09:24 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 29 replies · 1,582+ views
    MetroWest Daily News ^ | May 30, 2007 | Norman Miller
    The mother accused of launching a brutal beat-down of a 16-year-old at the Natick Mall last week has a record that includes 26 prior guilty pleas for various crimes, prosecutors said yesterday. This time, Marilyn Camacho, 40, of Framingham faces charges of launching a hair-pulling and kicking attack on a teen at the mall along with her own 12-, 13- and 16-year-old daughters. Natick District Court Judge Andrew DAngelo ordered Camacho held on $1,000 bail yesterday. She is already being held on $5,000 bail out of the Framingham Juvenile Court, where she is charged with contributing to the delinquency of...
  • Camacho receives death sentence (Cop Killer)

    02/07/2006 12:13:12 PM PST · by CAWats · 12 replies · 595+ views
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | 02 07 06 | Karen Kucher
    By Karen KucherUNION-TRIBUNE BREAKING NEWS TEAM 10:49 a.m. February 7, 2006 VISTA A Superior Court judge sentenced Adrian Camacho to death on Tuesday for killing a rookie Oceanside police officer during a traffic stop in 2003. Adrian Camacho is seen here in court on Nov. 30, 2005, when a jury voted to recommend the death penalty. That is the sentence a Superior Court judge handed down Camacho, 30, was stopped by Officer Tony Zeppetella in the parking lot of a Oceanside credit union. Prosecutors argued that Camacho shot and killed Zeppetella because he feared being sent back to prison...
  • Cop's killer should die, jury says

    12/01/2005 10:15:01 AM PST · by radar101 · 25 replies · 734+ views
    San Diego Union ^ | DEC. 1, 2005 | Jose Luis Jimnez
    Adrian Camacho should be executed for fatally shooting rookie Oceanside police Officer Tony Zeppetella, a Superior Court jury decided yesterday after deliberating for nearly seven hours. Camacho, 30, of Oceanside showed little reaction upon learning his fate. His hands trembled, and later his head slumped into his chest. Outside the courtroom, three jurors said the brutality of shooting the officer 13 times, followed by Camacho's lack of remorse, persuaded them to recommend the death penalty after convicting him Nov. 14 of first-degree murder. Judge Joan Weber scheduled a sentencing hearing for Feb. 7, where she will rule on whether to...