Oy vey, Adopt-A-Beast leaves well-intentioned couple from New Hampshire dead.

The road to hell.

Is paved with dead chiropractors, some tin-foil-hats would have you believe.


As police investigate a pair of murders in a tiny New Hampshire town, residents are coming to terms with the shocking nature of the crime: a child is accused of fatally shooting a couple one cloudy Friday morning inside their rural home.

The 911 call came around 7:30 a.m. on March 15. Cops arrived to the Eckert family’s farm and discovered Lizette, a 50-year-old mother of three, dead of a gunshot wound. Her husband James, 48, was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. He died later that evening.

Friends described the couple as healers. They were both health-conscious chiropractors and runners, who left their practice in Portland, Maine, to operate a small farm in Alton, where they raised cows, pigs, rabbits and chickens.

Lizette and James, who often went by Jim, were also devoted parents to their 15-year-old daughter and adoptive sons, 11- and 13-year-old brothers, according to one friend.

After a two-hour manhunt and lockdown of local schools, investigators had their suspect: an unnamed 11-year-old boy. Police discovered the child around 9:30 a.m. in the woods surrounding the Eckert family residence on Dobbins Way.

The New Hampshire Attorney General’s office has released few details on the case, citing the confidentiality laws of the juvenile court system.

At a press conference last week, Assistant Attorney General Geoffrey Ward was unable to comment on the boy’s connection to the victims, although friends of the family believe the alleged shooter was one of the Eckerts’ sons.

Autopsies revealed both James and Lizette died of a single gunshot to the head.

Some friends, in interviews with The Daily Beast and in public Facebook comments, said they believed the couple’s boys were adopted from Russia.

“But who knows what kind of struggles she may have had with him,” Miller said, referring to the couple’s 11-year-old son, who is the presumed shooter and was absent from the funeral. “She was so independent and strong, I don’t know if she would have reached out if stuff was going on. She’s pretty resourceful in her own way and stubborn.”

The Eckert children tagged along at Jim’s races and were photographed wearing runners’ numbers themselves. Their 15-year-old daughter is a member of the Revolution United Soccer Club, which recently held a balloon release in her parents’ memory.



One gunshot to the head each.  The precision, the age of the presumed assassin, leaves me feeling very “curious” about these events.

Is the suspected killer the younger (ie, shorter) child with the deranged stare?



The coming wave of mosque harassment will bring corresponding waves of consternation signaling.

Does this deserve to be called “news?”


An investigation into a possible hate crime is underway Sunday following a small fire at an Escondido mosque, where officials said they found a note that referenced the recent massacre in New Zealand.

Escondido police and firefighters responded to the scene after receiving a report of a fire at the Islamic Center of Escondido around 3:15 a.m., Lt. Chris Lick said.

People inside the place of worship saw flames and came out to extinguish the blaze, Lick said. While nobody suffered any injuries, the fire scorched the exterior of the building, the lieutenant added.

The mosque was holding a religious retreat at the time, Lick said


Welcome to the brave new world of Mosque-bashing.  Stick a pork in it.

Remember when guns, and all things gun, were the panacea of the moment, complete with all the predictable liberal Consternation Signaling?  All it takes is one amplified event to set off a reverberating string of never-ending Consternation Signaling, and guns owned the stage.

Guns still own much of the stage in the consternation realm, but now they may need to share the stage with a new consternation prop:  Mosques.

Now all things anti-Mosque-related, from pork defacement to arson to mass shootings will assume a larger-than-Left significance.  The most piddling juvenile incidents of anti-Islamic timbre will be inflated to epic and gargantuan scales of symbolism and consternation.

You know it’s coming.

If the Islamic Center of Escondido had been “St. Joseph’s Catholic Church,” I doubt the fire would have received any attention or coverage from the press, and the Left, irrefutably fixated only on the ordained consternation props of today’s Orwellian hive mind, would not have cared.

But it’s a Mosque.

This so much more than small fire;  it’s the embodiment of the evils of Christian, Western society!  Send the reporters in and let’s make this a story worthy of much consternation.