Could It Really Be That Easy?

The thing I like about the written word is that after you read it, it is still there.  I just heard a story on NPR that is so important and it was gone.  It was there for a moment and gone. A woman who has traveled in Afghanistan has written a book.  I didn’t get […]

I Hope You Enjoy Your Tea

Our soldiers are disposable.  Rumsfeld, Bush’s Secretary of Defense, said, “You go to war with the army you have—not the army you might want or wish to have at a later time.”  Well, the army we have sucks.  Not the soldiers on the line, but all the ones at the top have to go.  We […]

And The Answer Is…

I have analogies filling my head.  I am reminded of the frog swimming in the kettle of water on the stove.  He doesn’t notice the water is getting warmer until it is too late.  There are 27 million Americans who are either unemployed or underemployed.  Forty-two percent (42%) of the wealth in this country is […]

How Much Is Enough?

“International oil companies are submitting bids Friday Dec. 11, 2009 for 15 oil fields that represent about a third of Iraq’s known oil reserves, although fears about security in some restive regions of Iraq have caused concern for the oil companies.” In case there was ever any question as to why we went into Iraq, […]