Pete Patriarch’s Musings

December 26, 2008

Woman cooked up missing baby story and sent police on wild goose chase

Filed under: Uncategorized — Pete @ 3:05 pm

Women and children. The two words go together like wine and cheese. Like babbling and brook. Like Micro and Soft (errr I’m thinking about Dr. Phil again, sorry).

Women have been with babies since the beginning of recorded history, and probably since before then. They make themselves useful by having babies, taking care of them until they know where to shit and when to eat. Then, hopefully, the men take charge and make men out of boys. That’s the way its always been, and that’s why a million government programs targeted at babies also end up feeding quite a few women in the process. WIC anyone?

Maybe its time to stop that. Maybe its time we gave out harsher punishments to women who abuse the implicit trust that society places in women wherever a baby is concerned.

Here we have a woman who cooked up a sob story about a missing baby that never existed in the first place, all for her own nefarious ends – to manipulate her ex into coming back to her.

MIAMI, Florida (CNN) — Meagan McCormic faced television cameras on Christmas Day to plead for the return of her missing 5-month-old son.

Meagan McCormic, 22, is charged with filing a false police report about a missing baby.

Meagan McCormic, 22, is charged with filing a false police report about a missing baby.

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“I don’t even know if he’s dead or alive,” she said.

In fact, she knew that the child had never existed, police said.

McCormic was trying to lure an ex-boyfriend back when she invented a missing-child story that triggered a statewide search this week, police said Friday.

Investigators have charged the 22-year-old with filing a false police report. If convicted, they said, she may have to pay authorities for the cost of their search.

She was scheduled to appear in court Friday afternoon.

McCormic had described her infant son as having a mohawk, a single tooth and a fake tattoo. She told reporters his name was Riley Buchness and that she had left him with a nanny who had a French accent and a gap between her teeth.

She invented the story to lure back an ex-boyfriend by pretending he had fathered a child he did not know about, said Delrish Moss, a spokesman for the Miami Police Department. When the boyfriend showed up and asked to see the child, Moss said, McCormic told him the boy was missing.

“He finally decided to show up, and she created a story and he had no idea,” Moss said.

On Christmas Day, the estranged boyfriend attended a news conference with McCormic under the impression that he had a son who was missing.

“I don’t understand,” John Buchness, 26, said then, choking back tears. “It’s Christmas.”

McCormic told police she had left her son with a nanny named Camille.

“I don’t know if they’re in Florida,” she said. “I don’t know where they are.”

Authorities around Florida started looking for the boy and nanny, using the descriptions McCormic supplied, police said. She even gave police a picture of the boy, but Friday they said they believe she had downloaded the photo from the Internet.

Women lie and lie but no one does anything about it. No matter how many other lives are wasted, how many men get hurt, how much other people’s money gets spent. Meanwhile a man who posts anything about his ex on the internet is arrested at the first chance.

Man kills ex-wife on Christmas

Filed under: Uncategorized — Pete @ 12:11 am

Oh shit. A recently-divorced man dressed up as Santa, went to his ex-wife’s house, shot her entire family that he could see and then set fire to her home using a home-made flamethrower, and then finally shot himself.

Oh shit. The media is going to have a field day with this one.

COVINA, Calif. – Stinging from an acrimonious divorce, a man plotting revenge against his ex-wife dressed up like Santa, went to his former in-laws’ Christmas Eve party and slaughtered at least eight people before killing himself hours later.

Bruce Pardo’s ex-wife and her parents were believed to be among the dead. Investigators planned to return to the scene Friday and sift through the ashes of the home, which Pardo set ablaze using a bizarre homemade device that sprayed flammable liquid.

Pardo, 45, had no criminal record and no history of violence, according to police, but he was angry following last week’s settlement of his divorce after a marriage that lasted barely a year.

“It was not an amicable divorce,” police Lt. Pat Buchanan said.

Pardo chose to exact his revenge at the annual Christmas party his former in-laws held at their two-story home on a cul-de-sac in a quiet Covina neighborhood 25 miles east of Los Angeles.

“Christmases were that special time of the year, it meant so much to them,” Rosa Ordaz, a family friend of the victims, told KCBS-TV.

In past years, a neighbor dressed as Santa Claus and entertained guests. But the neighbor had moved away and there was no Santa — until Pardo arrived around 11:30 p.m.

The massacre began when an 8-year-old girl answered Pardo’s knock at the door. Pardo, carrying what appeared to be a large present, pulled out a handgun and shot her in the face, then began shooting indiscriminately as about 25 partygoers tried to flee, police said at a news conference.

A 16-year-old girl was shot in the back, and a 20-year-old woman broke her ankle when she escaped by jumping from a second-story window. Those two, and the 8-year-old, remained hospitalized Christmas Day. All were expected to recover.

The gift-wrapped box Pardo was carrying actually contained a pressurized homemade device he used to spray a liquid that quickly sent the house up in flames. Police said Pardo had recently worked is the aerospace industry.

David Salgado, a neighbor, said he saw the 8-year-old victim being escorted to an ambulance by four SWAT team members as flames up to 40 feet high consumed the house.

“It was really ugly,” Salgado said.

Another neighbor, Jan Gregory, said she saw a teenage boy flee the home, screaming, “`They shot my family.'”

When the fire was extinguished early Thursday, officers found three charred bodies in the living room area.

“They were met with a scene that was just indescribable,” police Chief Kim Raney said. Investigators found five more bodies amid the ashes later in the day and planned to return Friday to continue looking.

None of the dead or missing has been identified. Authorities were unable to immediately determine whether the victims were killed by the flames or the gunfire.

Following the shootings, Pardo quickly got out of the Santa suit and drove off, witnesses told police. He went to his brother’s home about 25 miles away in the Sylmar area of Los Angeles. No one was home, so Pardo let himself in, police said.

Police were called to the home early Thursday, and officers found Pardo dead of a single bullet to the head. Two handguns were found at the scene, and two more were discovered in the wreckage of his former in-laws’ house.

A car that Pardo apparently parked near his brother’s home exploded Thursday evening and more ammunition was found in it, Los Angeles police Sgt. Francisco Wheeling said. She had no immediate details on what set off the explosion. No one was hurt.

Investigators seeking further information about Pardo’s motives have begun searching his home in the suburban Los Angeles community of Montrose.

Pardo’s next-door neighbor, who did not want her name published to protect her privacy, said he moved in more than a year ago with a woman and a child. She said they kept mostly to themselves and the woman later moved out with the child.

Pardo was often seen walking a dog around the neighborhood and working on his lawn, the neighbor said.

He also served regularly as an usher at evening Mass at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Montrose, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Jan Detanna, the head usher at the church, was stunned when told about the violence.

“I’m just — this is shocking,” Detanna told the Times. “He was the nicest guy you could imagine. Always a pleasure to talk to, always a big smile.”

Bong Garcia, another of Pardo’s next-door neighbors, told the Times he saw Pardo between 9 and 10 p.m. Christmas Eve and spoke briefly to him. Pardo told him he was on his way to a Christmas party, Garcia said.

Just for once, I’d like to see a small tiny little bit of discussion on how men are fucked six ways from Sunday in a divorce. Why is it that an “acrimonious” divorce always means “She got the house, the kids, the alimony and child support. He got the bills and the restraining order.”

December 7, 2008

Man prosecuted for something women do freely

Filed under: Uncategorized — Pete @ 9:48 pm

Women gossip. Everyone accepts that. Women gossip at the office, at the hairdressers, on the way to the mall, and whenever some bitch cuts you off in her big front wheel drive SUV while yakking it up on the cellphone, you know she’s gossiping. Maybe about some celebrity, maybe about her neighbors, maybe about her own husband’s penis size and how he can’t get it up for her 400 lb ass. But you know they gossip.

And they don’t catch flak for it. Any more than birds catch flak for pooping on our cars. Its as if we know that they are mental midgets and can’t be held accountable for little things like ruining someone’s reputation.

But men, oh men are held accountable. Boy oh boy they sure are. Woe betide the man who doesn’t realize that only women have carte blanche to act as they please.

Take this guy for instance. He wrote some bad stuff about his ex-girlfriend on the internet, and now guess what, he’s going to jail.

I read about a few websites a while back where women go exclusively to bitch about their exes. They are encouraged to post photos, call them jerks and worse and spread rumors about them. I forget the name of the biggest, most famous website right now, but maybe a reader can remind me. If I search google I see a woman who wishes she could get her ex “whacked” whatever that means, but I’m guessing it would be illegal if a man had written that. Aren’t thinly veiled death threats illegal in all states? (PS: The typical female removal of responsibility strikes again – she wouldn’t “whack” him herself, but have him whacked.)

Ever heard of a Colorado woman arrested for posting on that website? Heck, even on craigslist? Anyone? Bueller?

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