After two weeks in “unruly” Brazil where everyone from cops to street vendors warned this camera-toting Gringo of potential violent assault and theft, it is good to be home in the number one rated “most secure” place in America.
Checking the old news there was a double ax murder, a boy killed his school teacher mom, and a 12-year-old is suspected of beating a little girl. There was also the routine note about a drive by shooting in Caldwell Not bad for an area that took pride when a made up survey residents in the area had the “most secure” sense in America.
Then our Boise police department places ads in the highest paid market in America to recruit more Southern Cal cops to Boise because the Broncos won the Fiesta Bowl!? Why not advertise in Mississippi or Alabama–at least we could offer them a pay hike.
We notice the Ada Commishes are working on a plan to use eminent domain on their own courthouse to take over commercial space they–or some government–already owns!
A Fox news report that looked like a free ad for new businesses at Bown Crossing–under the guise of a “booming economy” rounded out our return to Idaho and the City of Trees.
Good to be home. Too much poverty and negative talk about American foreign policy among fellow travelers can be depressing.
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