Describing unfolding horrors like the Israel-Hamas conflict defeats punditry. At best wrong they’re often gauche and stupid and precipitate if not offensive. Then there’s this… 124 more words
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Around here, Fridays are reserved for my Nickel’s Worth on Writing, when I take the literary landfill of experience I’ve gained from 15 years as a newspaper columnist and break it down into handfuls of writing compost that… 1,356 more words
Two Pennsylvania Parents Get a Slap on the Wrist for Locking Their Child in the Trunk of Their Car to Diminish His Fear of the Dark
I’ve heard of some horrendous parents in my lifetime and this story brings two more to mind.
PITTSBURGH Pa. (Reuters) – A western Pennsylvania couple, accused of luring their five-year-old son into the trunk of their car with candy to resolve his fear of the dark, was granted probation this week, according to court officials on Friday. 526 more words