Lupe Valdez, TX Democrat Candidate for Governor, Loses Department-Issued Pistol

UPDATE: According to nbcdfw.com, Ms. Valdez’s pistol has been found in the sheriff’s department property room: The sheriff’s department said Tuesday the Beretta 9mm pistol issued to Valdez and reported last week to be missing was found during a “thorough inventory of every weapon” in the property room. “After a previous audit failed to locate the weapon, […]

Growing Up (Mostly) Gun-less

I am a child of Television. It’s true. Most kids first words are “Mama!” or “Da-da!” Mine was “Popeye.” I am not making this up. I grew up on a steady diet not of ABCs and phonics, but of ABC, NBC, and CBS. I watched everything from Captain Kangaroo and Kukla, Fran and Ollie, to Eliot Ness and […]

AP: Loners Hard to Catch. In Other News, Water is Still Wet.

Yep. The crack reporters at the Associated (de)Press(ed – hat tip to Mark Levin) are rested, ready and a-rarin’ to go, with coverage on the Jared Lee Loughner phenomenon. Well, that is if you count “incompetent sheriff’s apologist” as Excellence in Journalism. When even the New York Times feels obligated to point out that the […]