Wonderful Harper's Review this week. This short excerpt gives a snapshot of the contradictions and folly our species. Vis: Protesters with the Occupy Wall Street movement ate donated Thanksgiving dinners in encampments across the country, while occupations in Philadelphia and Los Angeles faced eviction deadlines. "We've been sitting around, drinking coffee," said a Philadelphia occupier. "This is bringing us back … Continue reading It isn’t just the pepper spray that makes you cry
New Onion scoop: Bank Executives On 15th Floor Gambling On Which Occupy Wall Street Protester Will Be Arrested Next
I don't think there are too many tears for Muammar Gaddafi or his reign. I am pretty sure that the people of Libya are going to be better off without him. Without wanting to sound like a popper, his departure does raise a question or two. One is this: are we happy that a military … Continue reading Gaddafi dead duck
Well, that's Libya sorted. What's next? To make sense of the action in Libya, Syria ought to be next, but they do seem to be getting pretty psyched over Iran. More oil than Syria, but that could just be a coincidence.