Sometimes I do wonder if I’m just too cynical or the world just becomes a worse place to live.
- Gillian Gibbons has been released early and handed over to British officials in Sudan after being jailed for letting her class name a teddy bear Muhammad.
I know I’m pretty much on my own with this opinion, but I really don’t think that she should’ve been released early. She broke the law. Yes, we might not understand it, but it is the law in that country and everyone working in another country has to be aware of them.
What if a foreigner breaks the law in this country? Should he/she get away with it?
- Foreign observers have said that Russia’s parliamentary election, won by President Vladimir Putin’s party, was “not fair”.
Well observed.. I’m not sure what gave it away though, was it the lack of private booths in the polling stations, the propaganda fed by Putin’s party over the last years, or maybe the excessive police presence that removed anyone that dared to ask a question or complain about the voting conditions? Well observed indeed..
I don’t even know what to say to that. What is wrong with some people? That is just sickening and disgusting. If you ask me he’s lucky with only three years.
Do not get me wrong, that is a terrible tragedy and I very much feel for relatives and friends. It also made me check my fire alarms.
However, what is the point in giving her an award? Would it not be better using the money to spend it raising awareness? And comments like this drive me crazy:
“This was a young girl, an emblem of innocence, with the courage to seek help and turning to her faith in the midst of fear and danger.”
Thanks for that, Detective Chief Superintendent Norman Baxter..
- A row over a teenager being suspended from school because his hair is too long is set to go to court.
Grant Stranaghan, a GCSE student at Ballyclare High School, was suspended for three days last week for having collar-length hair.The 15-year-old’s father George claimed his son was now being kept in “solitary confinement” in a separate school room.The school said its rules applied to all pupils equally with due regard to any mitigating circumstances.
He told the BBC that the High Court hearing was due to take place in several weeks’ time.
“Grant is being kept in solitary confinement, he is completely separate in a different class, and has separate breaks and lunch-time with no contact with his friends,”
Now I could sort of understand it if he had long hair like Dumbledore, but his hair isn’t even that long. All this for his hair which isn’t even shoulder length and looks in a decent condition?!
- Oh and I bet y’all don’t know what this is:
Well, I don’t know either, but it relates to one of the only good stories I’ve read today:
The only question left is are their five years the same as ours or will everything still be the same in fifteen years time?