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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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).
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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?
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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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>