When the media went looking for an authority on national security after the attempted airline bombing on Christmas Day, they…
Yes, we live better lives — in some cases much better lives — because of technology.
But when does a wired world become a little too wired?
Several studies this decade report that boys between 12-17 watch nearly three and a half hours of television a day. Add to that all the time they spend in front of a computer, or fiddling with their iPod, cell phone or playing with their Xbox and Gameboy, and an unsettling reality sets in: boys (and girls are not far behind) spend most of their free time today looking at a screen.
When do you know that a crime is serious?
When it is seriously punished. A convict doing life without parole obviously did something more serious than someone doing 90 days in county lockup.
A few weeks ago I alerted Reporter readers to a startling State Senate proposal that would erase the life terms of nearly half the state’s 292 “Three Strikes, You’re Out” inmates, setting more than 80 of them free immediately.