Loyalist paramilitaries in Belfast decide that Edinburgh is ripe for the taking, the perfect place to launder drug money as they set out to expand their activities across Europe. This means taking over the business interests of John Anderson, former gangster and drug dealer turned legitimate businessman.
They think it will be a cakewalk.
And here’s the first paragraph of my post about Trayvon Martin.
The tragic and senseless killing of black teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida recently once more confirms that racism remains an ever-present corrosive in US society despite the election of the nation’s first black president in 2008. Indeed it comes as a shocking rejoinder to those who, swept up in the symbolism of that event, temporarily lost sight of the ugly truth that continues to polarise American society.