Browsing: April 6

A Brief History On April 6, 1970, a California Highway Patrol traffic stop turned deadly when 2 CHP officers stopped a car containing 2 criminals and those 2 officers were killed in the shootout. The next 2 CHP officers on the scene were also shot and killed, with one suspect later committing suicide when surrounded and the other later killing himself while in jail doing a life term. The horrible results of what is known as the Newhall Incident resulted in a rethinking of police firearms training and equipment in California. Digging Deeper Analysis of the shootout found that the…

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A Brief History On April 6, 2011, Mexican law enforcement authorities dug up 59 bodies of innocent people murdered by the Los Zetas drug cartel, and before they were done by June had dug up a total of 193 bodies! Digging Deeper Digging deeper (deep enough to find 193 victims!), we find a murderous and ruthless drug gang, Los Zetas, operating in the area of San Fernando, Mexico at a place called La Joya Ranch. As if that is not cracked enough, the female victims had been sexually assaulted, and the male victims had been forced to fight to the…

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A Brief History On April 6, 2011, the second San Fernando mass killings incident was discovered.  On February 22, 2014, the day I (Major Dan) actually wrote this article, cable and national news outlets trumpeted the capture of Mexican drug Kingpin, Joaquin Guzman, known as “Shorty” or “El Chapo” in Spanish. Digging Deeper Although not the drug lord responsible for the San Fernando massacres, as head of the Sinaloa cartel his underlings have committed perhaps hundreds of murders, massacres, and have certainly planted more than a few mass graves!  Making billions of dollars of ill gotten profits a year, Guzman…

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A Brief History On April 6, 1941, German forces commenced the invasions of Greece and Yugoslavia.  The Second World War was a conflict that left tens of millions dead, perhaps even as many as 60-80 million.  Being such a monumental historical event, many motion pictures have been made about the war, and in a follow up to our previous article on the “10 Best World War II Movies,” here we list 10 of the worst ever.  If we hurt your feelings by listing some of your favorites in the “worst” list, please know that we actually like some of these as well.  There are so…

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