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  • Black Serial Killer: Why the Media Indifference?

    01/07/2016 5:01:52 AM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 7, 2016 | Larry Elder
    Why the near media-silence over the absurdly long-delayed trial of alleged serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr.? Franklin would seem to represent ideal grist for the voracious 24/7 national media. There is, of course, murder. He is charged with killing 10 and suspected of killing more. The crimes took place in a big, media-centric city, Los Angeles, as opposed to some obscure small town or rural community in a fly-over state ignored by national media. There is an unsolved mystery that took place over a long time. Franklin was a former city trash collector who lived quietly in South Central Los...
  • DC sniper's ex-wife, children cope with execution

    11/12/2009 3:13:42 PM PST · by JoeProBono · 36 replies · 1,263+ views
    hosted ^ | Nov 12 | NAFEESA SYEED
    One of the D.C. sniper's ex-wives said Thursday that she has fully healed from the abusive marriage she endured with him, and is helping her children cope with knowing their dad won't be a part of their lives. Mildred Muhammad, 49, told The Associated Press in a phone interview that she and her three children watched news coverage of John Muhammad's execution in silence at their Maryland home. When his death was announced, the children - John, 19, Salena, 17, and Taalibah, 16 - went into different rooms and cried. "It was very difficult to see them in that kind...
  • Sudden Jihad Syndrome

    03/07/2007 6:14:52 PM PST · by PRePublic · 3 replies · 352+ views
    Catholic Friends of Israel ^ | February 26, 2007
    Sudden Jihad Syndrome http://cfoiblog.blogspot.com/2007/02/sudden-jihad-syndrome.html Monday, February 26, 2007 Sudden Jihad Syndrome Evidently this mental/emotional malady is on the rise: Sudden Jihad Syndrome It looks like the Muslim teen who opened fire on shoppers in a Salt Lake City mall is yet another case of “sudden jihad syndrome,” a condition in which normal-appearing American Muslims abruptly turn violent. Taken together, this and other cases add up to an invisible jihad inside America. But don’t tell that to the FBI. The politically correct bureau does everything it can to avoid recognizing the obvious Islamic factor in these heinous crimes. Sulejman Talovic, an...
  • Malvo calls Muhammad a 'coward'

    05/24/2006 11:23:45 AM PDT · by JZelle · 17 replies · 838+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 5-24-06 | Jon Ward
    Lee Boyd Malvo, testifying in a Rockville courtroom yesterday, called his former mentor and convicted sniper mastermind John Allen Muhammad a "coward" and said he is offering his side of the 2002 attacks "for the victims, for what it's worth, if anything." "I am not proud of myself, and I'm just trying to make amends, if possible," said Malvo, 21, at the end of a dramatic day in the trial of Muhammad, who faces the death penalty in six fatal Montgomery County sniper attacks -- part of a three-week shooting spree that killed 10 persons in the Washington area.
  • Sniper Suspect Won't Face Death in Md. - beltway sniper John Allen Muhammad

    03/05/2006 9:57:56 PM PST · by Former Military Chick · 35 replies · 659+ views
    AP ^ | Mar 3, 2006 12:48 AM ET | KASEY JONES
    Prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against convicted Washington-area sniper John Allen Muhammad when he goes on trial in May, the Montgomery County state's attorney said Thursday. Prosecutor Douglas Gansler said late Thursday that "underlying the entire decision was the fact that Muhammad has received a death sentence in Virginia." Muhammad, 45, was sentenced to death after being convicted in a sniper shooting in Manassas, Va. Lee Boyd Malvo, 20, who also is a defendant in the case, was sentenced to life in prison for a shooting in Falls Church, Va. Ten people were killed in the Washington area...
  • Gung-ho prosecutor must weigh price of show

    05/13/2005 10:51:30 AM PDT · by JZelle · 205+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 5-13-05 | Adrienne Washington
    "Vengeance is mine, saith the Lord," or a zealous prosecutor. Montgomery County State's Attorney Douglas F. Gansler, with his youthful looks and affable ways, makes no secret of being a passionate prosecutor. Hey, who wouldn't want an "eager beaver" in their jurisdiction with a zest for convicting the bad guys? But, is the gung-ho Gansler becoming overzealous, as he seeks to prosecute the convicted Washington-area snipers, John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo? Mr. Gansler fervently states absolutely not; he's only doing his sworn duty. After all, six of the 10 sniper victims were killed in Montgomery County, which was...
  • Amnesty International USA Statement on Sentencing John Allen Muhammad to Death

    03/09/2004 7:21:54 PM PST · by chance33_98 · 65 replies · 426+ views
    Amnesty International USA Statement on Sentencing John Allen Muhammad to Death 3/9/2004 3:36:00 PM -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- To: National Desk Contact: Edward Jackson of Amnesty International USA, 202-544-0200 ext. 302 or 202-251-3894 (cell) WASHINGTON, March 9 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Dr. William F. Schulz, executive director of Amnesty International USA, released the following statement on Circuit Judge LeRoy F. Millette Jr.'s decision to uphold the jury's recommendation of death for John Allen Muhammad: "The death sentence for John Allen Muhammad means that the killing associated with the Washington, D.C. area sniper case will continue. More than half the world's nations already have...
  • Malvo Spared the Death Penalty

    12/24/2003 7:45:30 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 33 replies · 554+ views
    Lexington, KY, Herald-Leader ^ | 12-24-03 | Liptak, New York Times News Service
    Posted on Wed, Dec. 24, 2003 Malvo spared the death penalty PROSECUTOR ATTRIBUTES JURY'S DECISION TO DEFENDANT'S YOUTHFUL APPEARANCE By Adam Liptak NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE CHESAPEAKE, Va. - A jury spared the life of Lee Boyd Malvo yesterday, instead sentencing him to life in prison without parole for murders and terrorism in the Washington-area sniper shootings last year. The sentence came just weeks after John Allen Muhammad, Malvo's mentor and partner in the sniper attacks, was also convicted of murder and terrorism and was sentenced to death. Malvo, 18, was 17 at the time of the crimes. The...
  • D.C. Sniper's Jihad

    12/10/2003 6:08:20 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 16 replies · 542+ views
    New York Post ^ | 10 Dec 2003 | Michelle Malkin
    THE D.C. SNIPER'S JIHAD By MICHELLE MALKIN -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Email Archives Print Reprint December 10, 2003 -- FROM the moment John Allen Muhammad and Lee Malvo were arrested in the Beltway-area sniper case last fall, the media and Muslim activists wanted us to believe that the serial killings had absolutely nothing to do with Islamic terrorism: * CNN downplayed Muhammad's religious conversion - calling him by his old name, John Allen Williams, when his identity was first revealed. Malvo was cast as a clueless dupe with no true convictions. * Nihad Awad of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) argued: "There...
  • Psychiatrist Says Malvo Legally Insane

    12/11/2003 7:52:38 AM PST · by Calpernia · 32 replies · 246+ views
    1010 Wins ^ | Dec 11, 10:04 AM EST | ADRIENNE SCHWISOW, AP
    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) -- Sniper suspect Lee Boyd Malvo has mental diseases that left him "psychologically numb" and legally insane because he couldn't tell right from wrong, a defense psychiatrist said. During the months he lived with convicted sniper John Allen Muhammad starting in 2000, Malvo lost his sense of identity and became vulnerable to Muhammad's wishes and "intense, coercive persuasion," psychiatrist Neil Blumberg testified Wednesday in Malvo's murder trial. Malvo's dissociative disorder that allowed him to tune out reality, his depression and a childhood "conduct disorder" of shoplifting and cat-killing all meant Malvo was "unable to distinguish between right...
  • The D.C. Snipers: Islamofascists After All

    12/09/2003 1:18:44 AM PST · by kattracks · 44 replies · 881+ views
    FrontPageMagazine ^ | 12/09/03 | PowerLineBlog.com
    While the D.C. snipers were on the loose, there was speculation about whether the murders were another instance of Islamic terrorism. (Not from the authorities, of course, who were fixated on finding a white man in a white van.) When the snipers were caught, and the adult turned out to be John Muhammad, a converted Muslim who, among other things, had shot up a synagogue, one might have expected such speculation to re-surface. But for the most part, it didn't, and reference to the snipers' Muslim faith has been studiously avoided in the mainstream press.Now Lee Malvo is on...
  • Something's bothering me about the Muhammad Sniper verdict coverage. . .

    11/17/2003 1:35:10 PM PST · by Salgak · 37 replies · 236+ views
    Vanity | 11/17/2003 | Self
    . . .driving home this afternoon, I heard the good news: John Muhammad, the older of the DC Snipers, was convicted on all four counts, and the jury is now going on to the penalty phase, where they will determine whether he gets executed or spends the rest of his life at taxpayer expense. But what was bothering me was THIS: EVEN AFTER he was convicted, all the newsies kept referring to him as "DC Sniper SUSPECT". . . I'd say that, now that 12 of his peers have found him guilty of one count of Capital Murder, One count...
  • Muhammad Verdict in Washington Sniper Case: GUILTY of Murder

    11/17/2003 9:00:24 AM PST · by TomGuy · 133 replies · 205+ views
    Fox News Cable ^ | Nov 17, 2003
    Verdict just in in John Muhammad case: Guilty of Murder.
  • On John Muhammad (The D.C. Sniper): A Fifth-Column Footsoldier in War Against Infidel U.S.?

    10/16/2003 8:28:15 AM PDT · by quidnunc · 35 replies · 1,755+ views
    The Richmond [VA] Times-Dispatch ^ | October 16, 2003 | Ross Mackenzie
    In Virginia Beach they're into jury selection in the capital murder trial of John Muhammad, one of two implicated in the sniper shootings that terrorized the D.C. area south to Richmond a year ago. The trial may last two months. The trial of his alleged young accomplice, Lee Malvo, is set to begin later in nearby Chesapeake. Muhammad, who has pleaded not guilty, may be found innocent. But circumstantial evidence of his involvement abounds. In the realm of motive if Muhammad participated in or helped plan the sniper shootings, why? the principal piece of evidence, apparently carrying telltale...
  • This Moslem's Army

    03/30/2003 3:09:01 PM PST · by mrustow · 6 replies · 961+ views
    A Different Drummer ^ | 30 March 2003 | Nicholas Stix
    A Different Drummer [March 30, 2003] T he U.S. military has a Moslem problem within the ranks, and its attempts to ignore the problem, have only worsened it. Imagine a black Moslem Army engineer with the rank of sergeant trying to murder other U.S. soldiers by throwing a hand grenade into a tent, and nothing happening to him. Now, imagine a second black Moslem Army engineer with the rank of sergeant doing the same thing, 12 years later. Impossible, right? Must be a fluke. Only it's possible, and it's no fluke. Last Sunday, Asan Akbar aka Hasan Karim Akbar aka...
  • Police told suspects black from very first shot fired

    03/28/2003 12:37:42 AM PST · by AZLiberty · 21 replies · 239+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | March 28, 2003 | Paul Sperry
    ASPEN HILL, Md. -- Just hours after the Beltway snipers shot out a crafts store window here, kicking off a three-week rampage, a pizza delivery man on shift next to the store told local police he saw two short-haired black males leave the scene -- laughing and "high-fiving" each other -- in a dark, older-model car, WorldNetDaily has learned. Yet the sniper task force, led by Montgomery County Police Chief Charles Moose, ignored the early eyewitness account and focused instead on a white suspect in a white vehicle, according to MCPD investigators, who are now speaking out about what they...
  • Homegrown Jihad

    03/27/2003 1:32:20 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 16 replies · 353+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | March 27, 2003 | Michael Reagan
    In San Francisco last week there was a gathering of the great unwashed, better known as anti-war protesters. They carried signs and banners bearing anti-American and anti-Bush slogans. One of those banners proclaimed "We Support Our Troops When They Shoot Their Officers" according to the Wall Street Journals James Taranto. Sgt. Asan Akbar apparently heard the message. Shortly after midnight on Sunday, in an army camp in Kuwait he rolled hand grenades into three tents killing a captain and injuring 15 others, including a brigade commander. According to The Los Angeles Times soldiers in his unit, the 326th Engineer...
  • The Military's Moslem Problem: Pentagon Sacrifices Lives to Accommodate Political Correctness

    03/27/2003 6:49:40 AM PST · by mrustow · 117 replies · 1,537+ views
    Toogood Reports ^ | 27 March 2003 | Nicholas Stix
    Toogood Reports [Thursday, March 27, 2003; 12:01 a.m. EST]URL: http://ToogoodReports.com/ The U.S. military has a Moslem problem within the ranks, and its attempts to ignore the problem, have only worsened it. Imagine a black Moslem Army engineer with the rank of sergeant trying to murder other U.S. soldiers by throwing a hand grenade into a tent, and nothing happening to him. Now, imagine a second black Moslem Army engineer with the rank of sergeant doing the same thing, 12 years later. Impossible, right? Must be a fluke. Only it's possible, and it's no fluke. On Sunday, Asan Akbar aka Hasan...
  • Teenager's Role Tangles Case Against Older Sniper Suspect

    12/21/2002 11:35:09 AM PST · by GeneD · 15 replies · 347+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 12/21/2002 (for editions of 12/22/2002) | Jayson Blair
    CENTREVILLE, Va., Dec. 19 In the nearly two months since the sniper attacks in the Washington area ended with the arrests of John Muhammad and his teenage protg Lee Malvo, investigators say they have made one striking conclusion: All the evidence they have points to Mr. Malvo as the triggerman. Little if any indicates Mr. Muhammad fired a shot. Some officials who have reviewed the evidence at the sniper task force's new headquarters here in suburban Virginia say that the lack of evidence against Mr. Muhammad will complicate prosecutors' efforts to get a death sentence for him in the...
  • Mother of accused sniper deported

    12/14/2002 11:15:28 AM PST · by Future Useless Eater · 38 replies · 474+ views
    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | December 14, 2002 | Jerry Seper
    There it is! It's done... Too late now to prosecute her for AIDING AND ABETTING the sniper-pair while she was staying in the DC area ... ... ... Mother of accused sniper deported The mother of accused sniper John Lee Malvo has been deported to Jamaica, federal authorities confirmed yesterday. Una Scion James, 38, was taken into custody by U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service officers on Tuesday after deciding not to appeal a pending Nov. 19 deportation order by a federal immigration judge. She initially filed a petition with INS requesting special protection as a battered...