If you're reading this, you're engaging in an activity that has entertained, informed and enlightened humans for almost as long as we've been walking on Earth. I'm talking about reading, of course. It's one of the oldest forms of communication in the world (second only to the spoken word) and nearly every culture on Earth does it.
While few may pay attention to what goes on in Nebraska's legislature, fairly big news was announced just the other week in the Omaha World-Herald. State senator Scott Lautenbaugh of Omaha was picked up for a DUI. His blood-alcohol level was three times the legal limit, and he accepted full responsibility for what he had done.
A year ago, this story wouldn't have bothered me a whole lot. I mean, politicians behaving badly is a nightly reality show we call the news. However, this incident reminded me of that little saying: "What goes around, comes around."
Let me tell you the story.