Seattle homeless shelter makes beer runs for alcoholic residents

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What’s the best way to treat homeless alcoholics? Give them a place to live with a concierge who runs out and buys them beer or vodka every time they teeter towards the brink of sobriety? Most people would not call that a great idea. Except for Bevan Dufty, and his colleagues, who think it is. Dufty is a former San Francisco Supervisor, and is now Director of HOPE (Housing Opportunity, Partnerships and Engagement) for the City and County of San Francisco.

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Mexican cartel assassin admits to U.S. murder spree

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Jose Manuel Martinez, 51, was recently arrested in Yuma, Arizona, after trying to cross the border from Mexico without proper identification. He was then extradited to Alabama, where he was wanted on  first-degree murder charges. It was there the self-described enforcer for a Mexican drug cartel confessed to killing more than 30 people across the United States.

“I’ve killed over 30 people,” he bragged, adding that he began his murder spree when he was 16 years old. Fox News Latino reports that Martinez is originally from Mexico but has legal status in the United States.

Aren’t we fortunate?

Alabama’s Lawrence County Sheriff Capt. Tim McWhorter said Martinez made a stream of startling confessions, including a double homicide in Florida and 10 slayings in California. “He basically told us, ‘I’m the guy that pays you a visit when you don’t pay the cartel,” said McWhorter. In addition to the confessions, DNA evidence…

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Generational Flakes

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Jeff Flake apologizes for son’s vile slurs

Earlier this week, we read on BuzzFeed that Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake apologized for his son Tanner’s online spew of vile racist, anti-Semitic, and homosexual slurs. The 15-year old, who should certainly know better, was even vicious in his insults of the very Hispanics his dad is working so hard to legalize. Tanner calls Mexicans “scum of the earth.” The teenaged Flake, who bragged about being the senator’s son, also participated in an online game using the moniker “ni**er killer.” He referred to Jews as joke stealing thieves.

Nice kid.

Tanner obviously needs some lessons in taking responsibility.  He‘s old enough to be making apologies himself rather than having his Daddy do it for him. “I’m very disappointed in my teenage son’s words, and I sincerely apologize for the insensitivity,” Flake said in a statement. “This language is unacceptable, anywhere. Needless to say, I’ve…

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