Subject:

Sandy Hook

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2014

    New Florida Billboards Show Kids in Bulletproof Vests

    Despite the moral swing-and-miss on meaningful gun control that followed the Sandy Hook school shooting, there still is some effort to get momentum going on reforms that would end the open season on young people in this country. One Florida group -- the Dream Defenders -- is going with a novel appro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2014

    FAU Professor James Tracy's Blog Suggests Ferguson Was Manufactured by Media

    It looks like James Tracy, the FAU professor who doubles as a conspiracy theorist, has struck again. Or, at least one of his writers did. On Tracy's Memory Hole blog, blogger Patrick Murphy suggests that the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, in the past couple of weeks might be another case of the main ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2014

    13 Things You Learn When You First Move to South Florida

    Moving to South Florida is no easy task. It takes gumption and balls, and you probably have to be a little nuts as well. Why? Because South Florida is insane. It's also beautiful, sexy, sweltering, and sultry. But, mostly, insane. Now that you're here, it's important to understand that we're not ju ... More >>

  • News

    January 2, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 1, 2014

    Ericson Harrell, Cop Arrested for Wearing Mask, Says Get Ready for War

    Though the conditions of this sun-soaked December afternoon hardly called for it, Ericson Harrell was happy to fetch his mask. In the past year, since this North Miami Beach cop "evolved" into something he calls an "oath keeper," he's always had his mask at hand -- just in case. "There's a war comin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2013

    Florida Firearm Background Checks Nears One Million Mark for 2013

    This just in: Florida LOVES guns. Last month came the figures that showed Florida was on its way to breaking an all-time record in state-wide gun sales. And with gun sales, comes background checks. Sometimes, anyway. According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, a record 1 million back ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2013

    George Zimmerman Is a "Sandy Hook Waiting to Happen," Says Florida Cop

    Lake Mary Police Chief Steve Bracknell received emails from a citizen saying George Zimmerman was a "ticking time bomb" and another "Sandy Hook" waiting to happen. And, as it is, Bracknell said he agreed with the emailer. Of course, now that the news is out, Bracknell is backtracking on that state ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    James Tracy, FAU Conspiracy Theorist, Challenges Sun Sentinel To A Debate

    Well this one just got weird. FAU Professor James Tracy, who's theorized both the Boston Bombing and the Sandy Hook shootings were staged by the government, has now challenged the Sun Sentinel to a debate because he's butt-hurt over the backlash. Tracy didn't specify how, exactly, an individual co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2013

    FAU's James Tracy on Boston Bombing: The Government Planned It

    FAU tenured Professor James Tracy, who took some withering backlash earlier this year when he questioned whether a gunman had actually killed children at Sandy Hook Elementary, is back at it. This time, Tracy -- who makes more than $60,000 per year in public money and teaches courses on conspiracy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    Activist Painting House Like a Gay Rainbow, Across Street From Westboro Baptist Church

    Last May, the Huffington Post published a photo of a 9-year-old named Josef Miles counter-protesting the Westboro Baptist Church -- a small but infamous group known for protesting soldiers' funerals with signs that declare "God Hates Fags." Miles held a small pencil-drawn sign that said, "God Hates ... More >>

  • News

    February 28, 2013
  • News

    February 21, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    FAU Prof. James Tracy Finally Apologizes but Still Peddling Conspiracies

    While James Tracy's two baby daughters vied for their father's attention on a recent morning outside of May Memorial Unitarian Church in Boca Raton, one of the country's most-hated professors thought for a moment. "I'd say if given the chance, apology might be something I'd be interested in," said ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    Old People Want You to Stop Texting and Driving

    AARP has 2.8 million members in Florida, and a good number of them want people to stop it with all the texting and driving already. Mostly because they're not sure what texting is. Is it for sex? We kid, we kid. It's really dangerous, and people shouldn't text and drive. The question is, should i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2013

    Barack Obama's Speech: Three Things To Expect

    Today, a less popular, but in some ways, stronger Barack Obama will become our president for four more years -- well, kinda. Sure, he already took the oath yesterday, but that was just the wedding ceremony without the reception. Today's the party. So what can we expect? Exactly that: a party. If hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    LeBron James, James Tracy, and a Muslim Cleric Walk Into an Appletini Bar

    The local personalities, egos, and public figures who swung through the news cycle this week, ranked by New Times' crack research department using a highly scientific algorithm (i.e., a statistical flow chart documenting which of your buddies' "girlfriends" you've actually seen in person).

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Look at This Picture and Try to Tell Me Guns Are Good

    Let's stop wasting our attention on the crazy mofos insisting that the Sandy Hook massacre didn't happen and direct our precious mental energy over to a group that is doing something positive for Newtown. Gentle Carousel is a Florida-based nonprofit organization that brings miniature therapy horses ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Rick Scott Continues to Do Nothing About Gun Control in Florida

    Fresh off admitting that he gave away the dog he had adopted before being elected once he was elected, Rick Scott has moved on to tackling more current events. Such as gun control. Specifically, gun control in Florida. And, in what has been his go-to move, Scott plans to do nothing but will listen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    James Tracy Says FAU Has Opened Investigation on Him

    James Tracy, the tenured Florida Atlantic University professor who espoused conspiracy theories regarding Sandy Hook, says FAU has opened an investigation on him and wants to meet with him next week. According to the school's student magazine, University Press, Tracy believes the university is feel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    Obama Unveils Sweeping Gun Control Proposals

    With Florida now numero uno in concealed gun permits and with thousands showing up to the gun show in Fort Lauderdale this past weekend comes today's news conference held by President Obama that aims to anger lots and lots of Floridians who just want to be able to buy themselves an assault rifle so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2013

    Thousands Attend Suncoast Gun Show Over the Weekend

    Thousands of people decided to spend their weekend standing in long lines at the Fort Lauderdale War Memorial that stretched out into the parking lot so they can look at guns and then buy them. The annual Suncoast Gun Show was held on Saturday and Sunday, and people came in droves. And why not? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    The James Tracy Saga: Students Rally Behind Embattled Professor

    In the wake of yesterday's damning and international condemnation of James Tracy's allegations that the Sandy Hook massacre hadn't happened -- though apparently our commenters agree with him -- one group has flocked to the embattled professor's aid: his students. Yesterday, his former student, Rya ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    James Tracy Won't Back Down From His Comments

    In a shocking twist to the James Tracy story comes the news that James Tracy isn't backing down from his comments about Sandy Hook. "I think that the entire country mourned about Sandy Hook and yet, once again, the investigation that journalistic institutions should have actually carried out never ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    James Tracy, FAU Professor, Says Sandy Didn't Happen; Revels In Notoriety

    Americans have long tolerated if not wallowed in conspiracy theories. Lee Harvey Oswald wasn't alone when he shot Kennedy. Aliens landed in Area 51. We never got to the moon, etc. etc. But quite possibly the most despicable and callous of all conspiracy theories recently rose from South Florida. Ja ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    FAU's James Tracy: More Media Conspiracies and Lunacy. Fire This Guy Fast. UPDATED

    Turns out James Tracy, the Florida Atlantic University professor who theorized the Sandy Hook massacre might be a mass media conspiracy, has a history of paranoid weirdness.Students say the guy went off in class. And his academic work hints at how someone could go so off the tracks. In a book review ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    Win a Free Glock From the Delray Shooting Center!

    Glock 17, Free to Good Home.Responsible owners wanted.Should be able to provide proper housing. Previous gun ownership preferable, but not required.See Also:Fort Lauderdale Gun Show Takes Place on City Property -- Kids Get in Free!Florida to Be First State With 1 Million Concealed-Weapons LicensesSt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    Fort Lauderdale Gun Show Takes Place on City Property -- Kids Get in Free!

    About eight times a year, the Suncoast Gun Show takes place at Fort Lauderdale's War Memorial Auditorium -- city-owned property -- and the next event is coming up January 12 and 13. Attendees are allowed to bring guns into the show, and kids get in free!, the website announces. (Admission is $8 for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    NRA Holds Press Conference, Rick Scott Still Silent

    It took them exactly one week after the Newtown tragedy to come up with things to say, but the NRA finally held their much ballyhooed press conference Friday to let all of America know that guns are totally awesome so don't stop buying them, please. NRA Head Honcho Wayne LaPierre joined our very ow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Slainte Irish Pub & Kitchen Holds Sandy Hook Fundraiser

    Slainte Irish Pub & Kitchen was planning a grand re-opening party on Wednesday, December 19 when the tragedy at Sandy Hook school happened.  That's when the owners, Francis and Rosa Feeney, parents of small children themselves, decided to cancel the opening party and turn it into ... More >>

Loading...