Opinion: Rattlesnakes!

Opinion, by Michael Royster

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Yesterday’s news, perhaps still today’s, is that a rebellion/revolt/riot in a state prison in Cascavel, Paraná, resulted in at least four dead prisoners, two of whom were beheaded. Two guards were held hostages, and (as of this writing) there may be more victims. One story is that most of the prisoners who were butchered were sexual offenders.

The Curmudgeon continues to be stunned by the depravity of human beings. He shouldn’t be, he’s been alive on this planet for over six decades, he’s lived in . . .

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