Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Larry Craig admits he was cruising?

My emphasis added ("Appeals Court Rejects Craig's Attempt to Pull Back Guilty Plea in Sex Sting" by Ben Pershing at The Washington Post, 2008-12-10):
In his appeal, Craig argued that the district court fundamentally erred in its decision, that the state's disorderly-conduct statute was unconstitutionally broad and that his behavior in the airport bathroom stall should be considered legally protected speech. The court rejected those arguments.
Poor Larry "Wide Stance is Free Speech" Craig!

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Monday, December 01, 2008

The UK is suburbanizing?

Mark Easton writes in the BBC ("Life in UK 'has become lonelier'," 2008-12-01):
Community life in Britain has weakened substantially over the past 30 years, according to research commissioned by the BBC.

Analysis of census data reveals how neighbourhoods in every part of the UK have become more socially fragmented.

The study assesses the health of a community by looking at how rooted people are in their neighbourhood.

Academics created "loneliness indices", to identify where people had a "feeling of not belonging".
Wow, just like the American 'burbs.