NICE, albeit cold morning...plenty of sunshine heading our way (zippadee-doo-daa...zippadee-aayy anyone?).
But, in the wake of such a good morning, there are storm clouds brewing in other places within the confines of America.
The rest of OUR Hoosierland weather will see us with mostly sunny skies today and an expected high of around 62 degrees.
Might even have a mild breeze here and there.
So, let's get that morning drink poured as we see what else has been going on...
*** First out of the kitchen is our "What the hell happens today, Bob?" feature:
April 28 -
---Today is INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMY DAY.
|((CLUNK!!)) - "I see Stars, Eddie..."|
---It's also GREAT POETRY READING DAY
LOUSY poetry reading day?
(oh wait, lousy poetry is...RAP MUSIC...ROFLMAO)
---And, it's KISS YOUR MATE DAY.
If you're A Brit or Aussie...well, that "could" be a might hard to accomplish and could get a pint smashed over your noggin (unless his door swings the other way).
*** Since it's TUESDAY, it's also time for all those SHOTS FIRED and ARMED ROBBERY calls that the media never seems to want to cover.
SHOTS FIRED and ARMED ROBBERIES - 4/20 - 4/26
APRIL 20 -
15F047016 18:51:19 113 SHOTS FIRED 1900 CALHOUN ST S & MASTERSON AVE
15F047056 21:00:23 113 SHOTS FIRED 1200 MCKINNIE AVE & BOWSER AVE
15F047065 21:29:10 113 SHOTS FIRED 2900 SIMCOE DR
15F046891 14:13:29 53 ARMED ROB 100 ESSEX LN W
APRIL 21 -
15F047222 10:11:27 113 SHOTS FIRED 3800 EUCLID AVE
15F047254 11:58:05 53 ARMED ROB 2000 BROADWAY
15F047537 23:12:49 53 ARMED ROB 2900 CANTERBURY BLVD
APRIL 22 -
15F047558 01:14:06 113 SHOTS FIRED 1900 DREXEL AVE & CENTRAL DR
15F047578 03:32:10 113 SHOTS FIRED 700 RIVERSIDE AVE
(NO armed robberies)
APRIL 23 -
15F048413 23:12:48 113 SHOTS FIRED 4200 ROBINWOOD DR
15F048384 21:55:46 53 ARMED ROB 1000 COLISEUM BLVD N
15F048406 22:51:01 53 ARMED ROB 700 OAKLAWN CT
APRIL 24 -
15F048434 00:38:11 113 SHOTS FIRED 4100 FAIRFIELD AVE
15F048448 02:09:25 113 SHOTS FIRED 5300 FRUEHAUF DR & PALISADE DR
15F048471 05:45:11 113 SHOTS FIRED 1700 BAYER AVE
(NO armed robberies)
APRIL 25 -
15F048924 02:02:05 113 SHOTS FIRED 700 DEWALD ST W
15F048930 02:32:06 113 SHOTS FIRED 2100 FOX AVE & DEWALD ST W
15F048961 04:14:52 113 SHOTS FIRED 1700 RUDISILL BLVD E & ANTHONY BLV
15F048962 04:17:26 113 SHOTS FIRED 3400 ABBOTT ST & OXFORD ST
15F049281 21:27:06 113 SHOTS FIRED 7100 WADINGTON RD
15F049293 22:02:31 113 SHOTS FIRED 2300 DUPONT RD E & AUBURN RD
15F048902 01:14:13 53 ARMED ROB 5100 TRUEMPER WAY
15F049271 21:10:30 53 ARMED ROB 1900 TILLMAN RD E
APRIL 26 -
15F049429 04:14:36 113 SHOTS FIRED 8500 LAKESIDE DR
15F049629 17:27:44 113 SHOTS FIRED 3900 HANNA ST S & RICHARDSVILLE AV
15F049379 01:21:47 53 ARMED ROB 1000 COLISEUM BLVD N
Yep, we ALWAYS seem to have thw majority of calls on the (where else?) SOUTHEAST SIDE of Fort Wayne.
If you notice, as the month comes to a close, the calls drop off (need more EBT cash for ammo?)
*** Next, a perp get busted for a recent shooting.
|He be busted.|
He shot a man in the abdomen who tried to confront Roper as he was breaking into the man's van in an area just south of downtown.
Bet this toad's the life of parties AND has a great sense of humor, too....never hurt a soul, right?
Finally, WANE put up the "mug" of the shooter.
He's caught and police found a gun near a house he was hiding behind...sounds like a good case.
Another product of the liberal agenda...behind bars.
And I'll he DOES look good in ORANGE.
*** And, it's looks like we could have HOMICIDE NUMBER NINE (for Allen County and not the city proper)
The ACSD was investigating a suspicious death on the NE side of Allen County.
The door to the house had been open since Sunday...no neighbors watching out for one another?
That's kinda creepy.
*** Next up, the state of affairs in a once NICE city...Baltimore, Maryland.
|Liberalism takes it toll...again.|
|There's a nice $45K paperweight!|
I've seen all sorts of people pull a knee-jerk too many times in the past, but THESE (particular) thugs aren't even connected to the incident of an alleged drug dealer with a pending court case who was transported by police and shortly after died in their custody of a severed spine.
All the facts are not out yet, but that's not gonna stop these bastards from tearing up their OWN city, is it?
MAYOR "gave those who wanted to DESTROY , their time...", alongside those who were honestly protesting and NOT rioting or looting.
Time and again, while watching the news, you could hear that the police "were outnumbered" or "overwhelmed"...that's not a good sign.
When the thugs outnumber law-enforcement (those paid to protect WE, the people), it's not a pretty picture, right?
|a TRANSIT POLICE van...WTH?|
Again, we see that trying to APPEASE these "cretins" gets everyone nowhere, and allows anarchy to reign.
Never give an opponent time to regroup, rethink, and react...that's BASIC tactics.
Now, the case has been made for this blighted area of Baltimore, and some are crying the blues that since the 1968 riots (there), little to NOTHING has been done to rebuild the area (but I'll bet a lot more of the residents living there got on the dole fast enough - typical liberalism "cure".
Thing is, this "cure" is worse than the disease, as the decades have proven.
Another point was made for the lack of businesses coming to that area, too.
|OUR neck o' the woods...sadly.|
And what about the business itself...who wants to build a place of work where it could be torched when the thugs take to the streets?
Now, if this all sounds a bit FAMILIAR...it's pretty much the EXACT same things I have said about the SOUTHEAST part of Fort Wayne right here (more than a few times, too)
So, believe it or not, we DO have something in common with Ferguson and now Baltimore, but thankfully, we DO NOT have the rioting (yet)...but this isn't to say that it will never happen.
The lack of being able to properly MANAGE the crime, let alone attempt to eradicate it) speaks volumes as to why OUR part of town sucks, and why this "suckage" has been spreading NORTH and WEST over the last several years.
You give crime an INCH...and it will take a COUNTRY MILE...that's just the FACTS.
*** Last back to the corral... human nature + technology = trouble.
|STFD and STFU|
Again, we see that social media has had a LOT to do with the rioting in Baltimore.
How ELSE did all these looters manage to get "together" to pillage and ruin several areas in that city, including a nearby MALL?
I think tech DOES have it's place, but it's certainly NOT in the hands of the irresponsible, and yet, THOSE are the majority of people who have access TO such devices.
Technology is developed to make life BETTER...and for EVERYONE. Everything that's come down the pike from running water to electricity, to automotive travel to the Internet...all designed for the BETTERMENT of society and the human race.
And, it keeps getting perverted, thanks to the lack of boundaries and responsibility of a minority of the populace.
GANGS, those thugs sure didn't send each other "letters of invitation" requesting a bloody RSVP...did they?
Looting a liquor store does not make the death of Freddy Gray something to commemorate, nor does stomping a police car windshield and setting fire to transit police van or other law-enforcement vehicles. Ditto for the stores in the area.
People like these morons who torch city blocks and rob stores before burning them need to be removed from society, because they are capable of breeding, and the last thing ANY society needs is another generation of thugs.
That is NOT the way you progress or evolve, and it is definitely NOT the way you try and rebuild from the ashes that such idiots leave in their wake.
Stay SAFE out there, America.