A (Light) Slap in the Face

You know, sometimes it gets tiresome being right so often. First of all, it’s exhausting to constantly have to deal with ankle biters every time you speak up and say something the slightest bit controversial, akin to what (I imagine) a bear must feel when attacked by a pack of rabid dachsunds. Secondly, the more often you’re right, the greater the chance that you’ll develop … Continue reading A (Light) Slap in the Face

Bodnariu Case Isn’t Going Away

Back in November, the department of Child Welfare in Norway removed five children from the custody of their parents, one Romanian (Bodnariu) and his wife (Norwegian). This issue continues to snowball: Thousands of people took to the streets over the weekend in Romania’s major cities, as well as in other European and American cities, in support of the Bodnariu family. The Romanian government has said … Continue reading Bodnariu Case Isn’t Going Away

Told Ya

After writing The Perfect Dog Storm and following it up with my Rebuttal, I knew that eventually I would be proven right. I knew it even though I’m sitting here behind my desk and more than 300 kilometers away from what happened down in Bucharest, because unlike the lazy and incompetent police, I’ve actually worked a case or two in my life. I saw this … Continue reading Told Ya

The Book of Revelation 9:10

I’ve been busy as hell lately, celebrating birthdays, taking more homeless people to the doctor, nursing a cat with a broken leg (she’s okay now, thank goodness) and doing a ton of writing for my new book but I’ve still had time to keep an eye on the news and it’s been a doozy here in Romania lately. Isn’t it always? – The fallout from … Continue reading The Book of Revelation 9:10