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Phillip Garrido

My Hero - 2011

Diane Dimond | Posted 12.06.2011 | Crime
Diane Dimond

In Jaycee's memoir, A Stolen Life, she recounts in almost childlike terms how caring for stray animals -- and later her two children -- helped her keep her humanity and her sanity.

They Walk Among Us

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geri Spieler

Timing is everything when you are convicted of murder. Sentencing is all about timing. Guidelines change, and so do prison sentences.

The Insanity of the Insanity Defense

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert David Jaffee

Most violent criminals are not mentally ill or psychotic at all. They are evil and should be held responsible for their actions.

Anthony Sowell's Neighbor Says Police Knew About Cleveland Rapist's House

New York Times | IAN URBINA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A neighbor of the convicted rapist in Cleveland who was arrested Saturday night after six decomposed bodies were found in his house said Monday that t...

Why Robert Harris' NY Times Pro-Polanski Op-Ed Is an Offensive, Self-Serving Disgrace

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

It is outrageously offensive to see the outpouring of support for Polanski from the world's elite artist-class. Are there two sets of laws according to these people?

Save a Kid; Bring a Molester to Church

Patrick Boyle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Patrick Boyle

Jaycee Dugard's kidnapping story got me thinking about the day I got a call from a distraught child molester. I had gotten to know Carl well when he ...

Beyond Good and Evil

Marina Cantacuzino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marina Cantacuzino

A distinction must be made between evil acts and evil people and, hard as it is to acknowledge, somewhere amidst the tangle of Phillip Garrido's depraved thinking lies a flicker of humanity.

Jason Linkins

Orange County Register Publishes The Single Most Tasteless Sports Column In The History Of Written Language

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Oh dear. On Labor Day, the Orange County Register published a column by Mark Whicker that I fear is the odds-on favorite to be the Worst Newspaper Co...

The Horrors of Sexual Trafficking, American-Style

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Even the most well-cared-for children can fall prey to sex trafficking and become global sexual commodities.

Blame America (and Jesus) for the Jaycee Dugard Kidnapping

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Wolff

There is a great morbid curiosity about Jaycee Dugard and her imprisonment, but nobody is drawing any conclusions about what this might say about the American character.

Nancy Garrido's Attorney: Nancy Loves Jaycee And Her Girls, Felt They Were A Family (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Nancy Garrido, wife of Phillip Garrido, the man police accuse of kidnapping 11-year-old Jaycee Dugard in 1991 and fathered two children with her, "lov...

18 Years of Failed Parole in Dugard Kidnapping

Jane Devin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Devin

The most unsettling thing about the Dugard case is the staggering number of times law enforcement failed in their duty to properly monitor a registered sex offender.

Jason Linkins

Larry King Asks Strange Question About Food In Interview With Garrido Victim (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On last night's edition of Larry King Live, the late night host was reporting on the recent arrest of Phillip Garrido, a monstrous psychopath who abdu...

Jaycee Dugard News: Authorities Say Bone Found On Property Where Missing Girl Was Held (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Authorities have announced that they found a bone fragment on the property where Jaycee Dugard, the 11-year-old girl who has been missing since 1991 w...

Sex Offender Lists Need to be For Sex Offenders, Not Pranksters

Doyle Albee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Doyle Albee

Let's to do everything in our power to stop true sexual crimes, including ensuring the names on lists of sexual offenders deserve to be there.

Jaycee Dugard: Sheriff Apologizes in Kidnapping Case

The New York Times | MARIA NEWMAN and JESSE McKINLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Law enforcement authorities were in Phillip Garrido's house at least twice in the last three years, but never discovered that a young woman he had all...