Today, the 93-year-old known as the “accountant of Auschwitz” goes on trial in Germany. He faces 300,000 charges of accessory to murder for his time as a Nazi guard and bookkeeper at the concentration camp. Even though Groening admits to working there, he says he didn’t commit any of the crimes himself. Dozens of Holocaust survivors or their relatives are serving as co-plaintiffs in the case.
Is there a point to 300,000 counts of anything?
Has the statute of limitations been used? (Look it up)
Cue the opinions. There’s been a continuing debate about whether or not governments should have a say in making parents vaccinate their kids. And yesterday, Australian PM Tony Abbott made his opinion clear. He announced that some government benefits will be denied to Australian parents who refuse to vaccinate their kids. In recent years, a few US states and some European countries have experienced the lovely throwback of measles…partially thanks to the anti-vaccination movement. So more than a few people will now be watching to see what happens Down Under.
excerpt from theSkimm
For Friday, develop this idea.