Oakland Shooting Spree Stuns the Nation

The city of Oakland has just set a record, but not one that begs to be emulated. This past Saturday, it suffered the highest single day death toll in its 156 year history when it claimed the life of 3 police officers and another on life support (as of this writing). The calamity’s lightning rod is Lovelle Mixon, a 26-year-old parolee wanted on a no-bail warrant for violating his parole. At 1 p.m., Mixon’s 1995 Buick sedan was pulled over by two motorcycle officers, Sgt. Mark Dunakin, 40, and Officer John Hege, 41. According to a spokesperson, Mixon immediately opened fire, killing Dunakin and gravely wounding Hege. The shooter exited the vehicle and fled on foot. A vigorous SWAT team manhunt ensued, culminating in a gun battle at a nearby apartment building where Sgt. Sgts. Ervin Romans, 43, and Daniel Sakai, 35, were killed and a third officer was grazed by a bullet. Mixon died in the melee. Acting police chief Howard Jordan stated Mixon had “an extensive history of violence” manifested by a previous incarceration in a state penitentiary for a San Francisco armed assault. On a side note, someone from his childhood actually married him during his sentence Read More …

Recent Post Pelosi Protecting Undocumented Workers One Blunder At A Time

What perfect timing! Despite the latest data showing the national unemployment rate at slightly over 8% and California peaking at close to 11, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi decided to make a stand for….the employment rights of undocumented workers. Speaking on March 8 to a group of legal and illegal immigrants in a San Francisco church, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi condemned the “un-American” trend of work “raids” by ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) agents. “Who in our country would not to change a policy of licking in doors in the middle of the night and sending a parent away from their families?” Pelosi asked. “It must be stopped….what value system is that? I think it’s un-American. I think it’s un-American.” Is it no wonder that the Department of Homeland Security is in a holding pattern, frustrated that the policies set forth to control our borders is in ever changing paradigm? E-verify employees, your call will be answered in the order in which it was received.