December 22, 2012
Whoever came up with the idea for self-checkout stands at the store has my utmost respect. I love those things, especially because usually I am just buying a few items.
It is logical that an increase in shoplifting may be one negative benefit of these ingenious machines. That is never-more-true tha... [More]
September 21, 2012
In a setting right out of Hooville, the imaginary hamlet whose residents bore the brunt of the Grinch in Dr Seuss’s classic “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas” comes the story of a modern day thief who stole food.
Freezers formerly stocked with meat are sitting empty this week at the... [More]
January 8, 2012
There are few things more nerve-racking than asking a woman to marry you for the first time. I clearly remember how excited and nervous I was when I went to purchase the ring. I carried it from city to city for months as I awaited the courage to ask my girlfriend to marry me.
When the time finally ... [More]
January 4, 2012
Not even Charles Dickens could have imagined an act so Scrooge-like. It is especially so since it happened during the joyous season celebrating the birth of our Lord and Savior!
A brazen thief or thieves stole as much as $25,000 in cash and checks Christmas Day from a church here, jolting a congreg... [More]
December 21, 2011
We all see the bell ringers out in front of the grocery store this time of year. The Salvation Army holds its annual giving drive with a bell ringer and a red kettle. Most of us at one time or another have dropped in a few coins or maybe even a bill or two. But to steal from the red kettle would be ... [More]
October 21, 2011
Man, sometimes life really makes you wonder. Is it so fun to steal something as insignificant as a pumpkin that it could be worth killing a man and going to jail for the rest of your life?
Man, it makes you wonder!
Here is a textbook case of why people should not steal anything.
As family, friend... [More]