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Author:  Nicholas Stix
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Date:  June 30, 2011
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The Gouger: It’s Possibly the Year’s Weirdest, Grossest Murder Story, Yet the National MSM and The Smoking Gun are Assiduously Ignoring It; I Wonder Why?

Man Kills His Uncle by Gouging His Eyes Out with a Spoon.

Meet Timayo Sharraud Knight, 31, a once-obscure madman who has gained a measure of local notoriety down Mobile way by murdering his 79-year-old, disabled uncle, Bonnie Pogue, by gouging the man’s eyes out with a spoon. Knight committed the attack on April 18; his victim succumbed to his wounds on April 23. And yet, the national MSM and the crime news site The Smoking Gun have refused to cover the story. I wonder why?

Prichard eyeball gouging victim dies; nephew to be charged with murder By Jillian Kramer, Press-Register, Sunday, April 24.

Prichard police were called Monday to the 79-year-old Pogue’s Bronner Street home, and found Pogue bleeding from his face.

Later, investigators discovered Pogue’s eyeballs in a trashcan and a bloody spoon on a kitchen counter, according to police. Knight was still inside the house.

Prichard Police Chief Jimmie Gardner told the Press-Register that Knight confessed to detectives that he had "plucked his eyes out" as he was taken from Pogue’s house.

On Thursday, Knight’s bail was set at $250,000, and he remained booked in Mobile County Metro Jail on Saturday.

According to the family, Pogue was a disabled veteran of the U.S. Air Force who grew up in the house on Bronner Street. Knight had helped take care of him….

From 2003 to 2006, family members filed several petitions asking the Mobile County Probate Court to involuntarily commit Knight to Searcy Hospital, a psychiatric facility in Mount Vernon.

Knight stayed at the facility twice, and was treated for suffering from paranoid and depressive symptoms.

On Friday, [Knight’s attorney, Jason] Darley said that given Knight’s fragile mental state, he could have falsely admitted to acts that he didn’t commit.

"He may not understand what situation he is in," he said Friday.

By the way, did I mention that the murderer is black?

The reader will have noted that I did not say Knight “allegedly” committed the crime; that is because he confessed to police at the crime scene.

Defense attorney Jason Darley is combining the “crazy card” ruse with the “innocent-black-men-confess-to-crimes-they-didn’t-commit-all-the-time” dodge. As we all know, no black man is ever guilty of murder, and a black man confessing to murder is proof of either his insanity or innocence.

On rare occasion, a simple-minded black man has confessed to a crime had not committed. The defense bar and journalists who support black felons have joined forces to seek and get countless black felons off, and to make law enforcement’s job impossible.

The basis for the “innocent-black-men-confessing” ruse is the 1963 Career Girls Murders, in which innocent but slow-witted black George Whitmore Jr., 19, was induced to confess to the rapes and murders of Emily Hoffert, 23, and Janice Wylie, 21, both of whom were white. The real rapist-killer turned out to be psychopathic, white Hispanic drug addict, Richard Robles.

The Career Girls Case was immortalized in fictionalized form as the Emmy Award-winning TV movie, The Marcus-Nelson Murders, starring Telly Savalas, which made such a splash with viewers and critics alike that CBS spun into the long-running cop series, Kojak.

( now claims that the TV movie was merely an episode of Kojak, and has revised its references to the TV movie. Note, however, that the movie was nominated for several Emmys restricted to TV movies and specials, including the Emmy it won in the TV movie category, “Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama - A Single Program,” as opposed to the category, “Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama - A Single Program of a Series with Continuing Characters and/or Theme.” As I have previously noted, has a nasty habit of revising history.)

The pro-criminal lobby has also sought to extend the “innocent-black-men-confessing” ruse by adding guilty-as-hell black males, such as the attackers of the “Central Park Jogger,” Trisha Meili, and even cold-blooded cop-killer, Wesley Cook/Mumia Abu-Jamal, to their rolls of the “innocent.”

The Gouger is just the sort of story that sells newspapers and boosts TV and radio ratings, and yet the national MSM are maintaining media silence.

Forget it Jake, it’s Chinatown.

P.S. It just occurred to me that a black kid named Roland Trone tried to gouge out my eyeballs—but only one at a time—in two attacks in my hometown of Long Beach, New York.

Thanks to crime blogger extraordinaire, Nivius Vir.

Nicholas Stix
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Award-winning, New York-based freelancer Nicholas Stix founded A Different Drummer magazine (1989-93). Stix has written for Die Suedwest Presse, New York Daily News, New York Post, Newsday, Middle American News, Toogood Reports, Insight, Chronicles, the American Enterprise, Campus Reports, VDARE, the Weekly Standard, Front Page Magazine, Ideas on Liberty, National Review Online and the Illinois Leader. His column also appears at Men's News Daily, MichNews, Intellectual Conservative, Enter Stage Right and OpinioNet. Stix has studied at colleges and universities on two continents, and earned a couple of sheepskins, but he asks that the reader not hold that against him. His day jobs have included washing pots, building Daimler-Benzes on the assembly-line, tackling shoplifters and teaching college, but his favorite job was changing his son's diapers.

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