Dead Prostitutes – Does Anyone Care? MOMS does.

So many American cities have women who, for one reason or another, live on the margins. In some cases, they are that sad combination of hooker and drug addict. They sell sex to feed their habits, or to feed their children. In one small, North Carolina City, nine such women have vanished since 2005. Six…

Paula Abdul or William Jefferson…Which Story’s Bigger? You Decide.

Today, dear reader, I’m going to let you decide which is the bigger story. Is it former Louisiana Cong. William Jefferson being convicted on corruption charges, or is it Paula Abdul leaving “American Idol”? I know which one is bigger to me, but that’s just me. If you go by the Google News tally, it’s…

Corruption- You From Jersey?

Suffice to say the Garden State, my home by way of full disclosure, has had its problems with corruption before. Three ex-mayors of Newark, the state’s largest city, have been convicted of crimes. Yet the arrest of 44 people, including the mayors of three municipalities and five rabbis takes the notion of corruption to a…