Would you quit your job for love? That’s exactly what this Texan Mayor has done after it emerged that he’d fallen in love with his gay partner, who also happens to be an illegal immigrant from Mexico. Now that’s quite a big deal for Texas says this blogger. Some, like this writer are clearly impressed with the politician’s honesty and commitment to love.
Helplines have been flooded since the release of a report on child abuse in Catholic establishments in Ireland. Yesterday also saw missing child Madeleine McCann back in the news after police began looking for a new paedophile suspect. What should we do with paedophiles? And is it the hysteria surrounding high profile cases that encourage people to come forward about their abuse experiences?
The Sri Lankan government are taking revenge on Tamils following their victory against the LTTE. Despite international pressure, violence still continues. So why bother? Is the best form of political pressure just humanitarian aid?