WHERE THE HELL did that DAMN FOG come from yesterday???
Geezus, I went out in the morning with some visibility and had to drive home in an episode from the old OUTER LIMITS series. ("A Feasibility Study"...watch it, it's good)
Welcome to the near midweek crisis known as TUESDAY...a day where if something you bought was manufactured today, it will probably last LONGER than stuff built on Monday OR Friday.
Our Hooiserland weather will see us (again) with a high of around 40 degrees...(just in time to melt all that snow away...for the next round when it gets here).
A partly to mostly cloudy sky will be looking down upon us, with some slight breezes.
The big deal will be possible freezing drizzle south of out "Fortress", so if you're heading down that way, take extra care along the roads and streets.
Up here, we might get a brief bout of snow showers, with no real accumulation.
This is supposed to transition over to rain.
So plan things AS IF we might get some real precipitation - that way you won;lt be caught with your drawers down around your ankles, kapeesh?
Now, let's all get a nice soothing hot cup of our favorite beverage and set about seeing what has been happening...
*** First out of the rack is our "What the hell happens today, Bob?" feature:
January 20 -
---Today is BUTTERCRUNCH DAY...
---It's also DISC JOCKEY DAY...so dust off those 45s and feel free to spin some vinyl.
*** Next up, time to see all those SHOTS FIRED calls that went out last week in Fort Wayne...that no one told you about:
SHOTS FIRED (and armed robberies) - 01/09- 12/17
JANUARY 9 -
15F003201 03:44:09 53 ARMED ROB 5900 ST JOE RD
15F003209 04:35:39 53 ARMED ROB 10300 CLINTON ST N
15F003595 22:26:34 53 ARMED ROB 2700 QUEEN ST
JANUARY 10 -
15F003698 03:42:52 113 SHOTS FIRED 4200 CALHOUN ST S & MCKINNIE AVE
15F003854 14:24:14 113 SHOTS FIRED 1800 LINK ST
15F003641 00:13:40 53 ARMED ROB 1300 SCOTT AVE
15F003991 20:52:42 53 ARMED ROB 2300 REHM DR
JANUARY 11 -
15F004078 00:31:05 53 ARMED ROB 3700 MAYWOOD AVE
15F004108 02:04:43 53 ARMED ROB 1800 PONTIAC ST E & ANTHONY BLVD S
15F004166 08:16:42 53 ARMED ROB 3100 STATE BLVD E
15F004361 20:10:17 53 ARMED ROB 2900 BROADWAY
JANUARY 12 -
15F004528 09:30:40 113 SHOTS FIRED 300 WOODLAND AVE E
15F004792 21:01:03 53 ARMED ROB 5100 COLDWATER RD
JANUARY 13 -
15F005189 23:53:07 113 SHOTS FIRED 2300 WARSAW ST & TABER ST E
JANUARY 14 -
15F005192 00:09:18 113 SHOTS FIRED 500 DEWALD ST E
15F005194 00:21:13 113 SHOTS FIRED 2300 WARSAW ST & TABER ST E
15F005222 04:10:24 113 SHOTS FIRED 3000 EUCLID AVE
15F005210 03:08:02 58 SHOOTING 800 HAMILTON AVE
JANUARY 15 -
15F006006 22:38:29 113 SHOTS FIRED 3300 CHEVIOT DR
15F006026 23:39:56 113 SHOTS FIRED 600 KENWOOD AVE
JANUARY 16 -
15F006060 03:23:40 113 SHOTS FIRED 2600 TRENTMAN AVE
15F006066 05:30:02 113 SHOTS FIRED 3800 OAKHURST DR
15F006090 08:15:21 113 SHOTS FIRED 4600 WERLING DR
15F006407 21:34:26 113 SHOTS FIRED 1300 SHERWOOD TERR W & HARTMAN RD
15F006440 22:50:10 113 SHOTS FIRED 100 FLEMING AVE E & CALHOUN ST S
15F006439 22:52:24 113 SHOTS FIRED 4800 BUELL DR
15F006463 23:40:38 113 SHOTS FIRED 3500 SMITH RD & GLENDALE RD
15F006369 20:13:13 58 SHOOTING 5000 TWILIGHT LN
JANUARY 17 -
15F006493 00:59:47 113 SHOTS FIRED 4000 FOXKNOLL CV
15F006500 01:18:28 113 SHOTS FIRED 2100 ST MARYS AVE
15F006680 13:57:43 113 SHOTS FIRED 7500 DECATUR RD
15F006733 16:04:59 113 SHOTS FIRED 4300 MCMILLEN PARK DR
15F006922 23:28:55 113 SHOTS FIRED 6100 HOLGATE DR
15F006518 02:07:19 53 ARMED ROB 4300 ALVERADO DR
15F006859 21:20:26 53 ARMED ROB 4000 ROBINWOOD DR
15F006907 22:48:34 53 ARMED ROB 1300 SCOTT AVE
And there we go then...seems none of the mooks bothered to buy ammo until the END of the week, hmm?
*** FWPD are investigating another shooting, but THIS time, it's on the NORTH (east) siee (where the crims must be moving to).
And, as usual, not many details forthcoming...
I just gotta weigh in on this "trend"...
When the FWPD went to an encrypted police radio, it took SO much from regular citizens,(like myself) who would listen to hear iof calls came in around our area. It has effectively rendered us "blind" down here (and everywhere else for everyONE else).
Now, along those lines, we're ALWAYS hearing that the FWPD is "wanting citizens to help assist in...(fill in the blank)", so HOW can we do it if we don't know who the police might be looking for, or what type of vehicle or perp description (that used to come across the scanner)?
|This DOES work for SEAL training...|
Unless their name is HOUDINI, I don't think that's gonna turn out well....you get my point, though.
IF the citizens are to AID the police in the apprehension of ANY criminal wanted by said constabulary, then isn't it advisable to allow these citizens every bit of access available.
Doesn't THAT promote a more "community-oriented" style of policing, if in fact THAT is what we're supped to have in this city?
That just makes too much sense to me (and probably why it won't be taken into consideration anytime soon).
Even the police can;t have it both ways...people can't help if they're not "allowed" to in this manner.
*** Next up, the "Whiner-in-Chief" is set for yet another propaganda fest tonight, as he punishes us with his SOTU address.
His latest ploy is to (again) tax the RICH, and then playing the "Robin Hood" card...
|"Welcome to Sherwood"|
ROBIN HOOD (legend or historical figure - take your pick) NEVER "robbed from the rich to give to the poor"...period.
He DID rob from the "government" aka Prince John, an usurper to the throne of King Richard (off doing his Crusades gig)...and gave BACK to the poor that which was taken under duress BY the powers ruling that part of England.
Let's get this stuff STRAIGHT, okay?
So, Obummer is certainly NO "Robin Hood"...but he IS taking from the rich...that much IS true.
But, that money is going back INTO THE GOVERNMENT, where it will never be see or heard of again...in essence, wasted (again).
That's called TAX AND SPEND...and the DEMS (more than the REPS) have played this card all too often whenever they get in power.
NOT helped America, her economy, her people, but HAS helped those politicians fostering such lunacy.
THAT is the type of deception we should ALL be looking for.
*** Next, I did get another spotlight at Wal-mart yesterday...a Black and Decker model and for under $20 bucks.
ONLY ones that will work.
I replaced those with brand new AA Ray-o-Vacs and nothing, so I called into the company, was on hold for 10 minutes, so I emailed them instead, wanting to know WTH is up with this?
Gonna keep trying to get through.
I;d hate to think I got the ONLY one with some type of problem.
(thanks to the Chinese...again)
The batteries are the same voltage (1.5v), type (alkaline) and size (AA), so they SHOULD work.
Gotta love technology...NOT!
*** Last back to the compost heap...All men are created equal (according to GOD), and has been the law of our land for quite some time...and why we HAD to pass such a law was to force a removal of the splinters that were in the eyes of too many people.
What I want to know is WHY, after all this time, effort and law-making, have some people STILL not figured out that much of this so-called "struggle" is OVER?
|Not the fair way to handle things.|
Well, got news for everyone...it's not SUPPOSED to be that way.
Some people will always HAVE, and some simply WILL NOT, and there is a plethora of REASONS (and not excuses) as to WHY this happens.
---Some people cannot ir will not prioritize properly in life.
---Some people suffer "the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune".
---Some people turn to crime, or otherwise refuse to assimilate themselves into a larger society.
---Some people would rather let someone else do everything for them.
And there are many more, but these are the major ones...and they affect everyone, not just the one person.
What we have turned our backs on in this country are all the things that made us a great nation, and all of that started with US...it was WE, THE PEOPLE that got the ball rolling in this country; built the cites, grew the farms and cattle, created the manufacturing juggernaut that propelled us into a world power at the top of the heap and stifled those other powers that would seek to conquer the world itself.
It would be close to kismet to grab a piece of that action back once again...be REAL nice, wouldn't it?
Stay SAFE out there, America.