Ten Worst Terrorist Acts of the Past Decade

After the 9/11 attacks, acts of terrorism have continued largely unabated worldwide. Here are the worst acts of terror over the past decade. Since the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon nearly 12 years ago, terrorism has been at the forefront of world conflict, but many people haven’t been fully aware … Read more

Prohibition in the 1920’s

In 1917 the American Senate put forward a proposed Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution to ban the sale and manufacture of alcohol in the United States. This amendment was put forward because of the abuse of alcohol by a percentage of Americans during this post World War One period. This period of the Eighteenth Amendment … Read more

John the Painter

John the Painter is not someone you would have liked to have met in a dark alleyway or even in the light of day if the truth be told. John the Painter was a career criminal, a criminal that caused the British many problems in the final years of his life, problems that were eventually … Read more

Organized Crime in the 1920’s and Prohibition

What a time the 1920’s was, with the party atmosphere it was certainly a time of great criminal activity, with the prohibition laws in America and the world in an economic depression. The people turned more and more to criminal activity, organized criminals such as the American mobsters and European crime syndicates thrived, most common … Read more

Martin Luther King Jr Facts

Born January 15th 1929 in Atlanta Georgia, Son of Martin Luther king Sr and Alberta Williams Kings. Martin Luther King Sr and Jr originally had the name Michael King, after a trip to Germany in 1934 Martin Luther King Sr wanted the name change to honor the German Prostant Preacher Martin Luther, The middle child … Read more

The Mind of Son of Sam

son of samIt is hard to say why certain serial killers develop such a tremendous public interest and following in the media.  But when a mass murderer becomes so famous that movies are made about him and the name of that killer becomes a household name, it reflects our national obsession with the criminal mind.  That was certainly the case as more and more came to be known about Charlie Manson.

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Ray and Faye Copeland: The Oldest Serial Killers

Sadly, in 20th century crime, the rise of serial killers has reached new heights.  Like many crimes, serial killers are celebrated in movies like Natural Born Killers and Silence of the Lambs.  It could be these movies encourage the mind of potential serial killers to take action.  When a serial killer is apprehended, there seems … Read more

The Zodiac Killer: The Worst Kind of Serial Killer

There are a variety of methods and situations where people who are unbalanced terrorize society by committing large scale murders that we term serial killers.  From the enraged employee who shoots up his place of work and then kills himself to the methodical maniac who stalks victims carefully, each of these cases create terror in … Read more

The Embodiment of Evil in The Night Stalker

In the colorful and harsh history of serial killers, there may be none who were more debauched and the embodiment of pure evil than Richard Ramirez who came to be known as the night stalker.  Ramirez carried out his grisly killings with such a bloodlust that he made killers who simply shot their victims look merciful by comparison.  In every way, it is obvious that Ramirez killed for the sheer evil pleasure of inflicting harm on others and on causing human suffering, rape and mutilation of another human being.

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The Mind of a Serial Killer

The sad case is that by now we have had enough incidents of serial killings that a pattern begins to emerge.  When you read about or hear reports about serial killers, it all seems so random.  Their attacks are almost always on strangers, which means that any of us could be potential victims of a serial killer who is on the loose.  To someone who doesn’t sturdy the mind of a serial killer, the locations and choices of victims often seems random as well. 

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