Port Authority Sting Operation Raises Serious Questions

This post appears in a different, shorter form on Helen’s Facebook page. At the end of this post, please find a link to a DNA Info article about allegations against police officers conducting a sting operation in the men’s room at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City.  They are accused of arresting gay and gender non-conforming men who have not committed any offense. This isn’t the only method used in illicit restroom sting operations. In some entrapment instances, the undercover officer will make the first move, to entice another man into something which appears to be mutually consenting. Then … Continue reading Port Authority Sting Operation Raises Serious Questions

Sean Spicer and the Banana Peel

This post appeared in slightly different form in a social media reply. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s grasping-at-straws behavior (please click the link at the end of this post) is the verbal equivalent of someone slipping on a banana peel while bragging that he controls his destiny. Mr. Spicer’s behavior is pathetic, but unlike the defensive fool who slips on a banana peel he shouldn’t be pitied.  The Press Secretary is abetting a hate campaign. http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/spicer-won-acknowledge-timothy-caughman-murder-hate-crime-article-1.3010710 Continue reading Sean Spicer and the Banana Peel

Julia Davis’s Nighty Night Series One (Review)

Nighty Night, Series One British Comedy, Black Humor Starring Julia Davis, Angus Deayton, Rebecca Font, Kevin Eldon, et al Written by Julia Davis Aired on BBC 3 in 2004 BBC Video Release, Available in the U.S. and Canada on a Warner Home Video Region 1 DVD ISBN: 1-4198-1737-X  (This is the ISBN for Region 1) Approximate Running Time 171 Minutes.  Six Episodes Plus Bonus Footage. Price Varies by Retailer I don’t own a television set — and don’t want one — so my access to video is limited to streaming and DVDs.  I’m picky about what I watch, but open … Continue reading Julia Davis’s Nighty Night Series One (Review)