January 10, 2014

former-venezuelan-beauty-queen-monica-spear-shot-deadYou all have seen the report of the former Miss Venezuela being gunned down in her native country along with her husband, but aren’t you the least little outraged that when someone in the entertainment or political world is killed the authorities go right out and usually catch the killer. But the poor person whose child was just gunned down in the street by a drive by gone wrong is largely but on the back page. We have talked about the disparity of rich and poor never is it as obvious as when people of different class are killed and how the authorities react. The killing of Monica and her husband has even gotten the president of Venezuela involved. This from the leader of a country that has one of the highest murder rates in the country. What happened mister President this wasn’t some person who was just taking up space; this was someone the world knew. So I guess now crime is important, like Brazil trying to clean up the largest slums in South America so they can show the world how great they are during the World Cup and Olympics. No crime should be investigated based on the victim’s social status and I don’t mean to make you think this is strictly a Latin American problem this is a worldwide problem that need s to be addressed. But as even a cat like me knows that ain’t going to happen anytime soon. This is Flounder saying CIAO from Medellin

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