How can there be no minimum period of imprisonment for rape? It’s insane.
And a judge making comments like that is deplorable. Especially when the girl was a student and the perpetrator a teacher, making the comment “she looked older than her years” completely irrelevant since the teacher would have KNOWN HER AGE.
The world would be a much better place if everything were made of LEGO. Artist Jeff Friesen is off to a good start with the “50 States of LEGO”, blocky, happy dioramas representing every state in the Union, except Canada.
Birds get a lot of attention for their use of tools. Clever animals, birds. But non-avian reptiles are capable of equally complex behaviors. Recent observations of crocodiles and alligators have revealed that both use twigs as hunting lures. A poetic twist: The sticks are used to lure birds. (WHO’S THE CLEVER ONE, NOW?)
Most of last month many people shared with their FB friends what they were thankful. I wonder how many of them were shopping that night or the next day. I guess what some of them were thankful wasn’t enough.