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The USA

POETIC JUSTICE

I found a little poetic justice in the following article, “In Face of Hurricane, a Rush to Secure Oil Operations, ” in which: “The many refineries along the coast of Texas were also bracing for a harsh lashing by strong winds, rain and flooding.” So, we’ve spent billions of dollars wrecking havoc on Iraq in […]

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The USA

CHICKENS

As the water recedes, and investigations dredge up more dirt, it is becoming apparent that when the hurricane hit, people ran around like chickens with their heads cut off. You’d expect the richest country in the world to have all their poop in one sock. But they don’t. They aren’t any more organized than the […]

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The USA

WHY THEY DIDN’T JUST LEAVE

A lot of people are wondering why everyone didn’t evacuate New Orleans. According to this article from today’s New York Times, nearly 100,000 people had no cars. Their option was to go to evacuation centers, like the Superdome, and await bus transportation out of the city. Unfortunately, only a fraction of the busses made it […]

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Shopping The USA

NO WORRIES

I am beginning to realize that I have nothing to worry about. Is a tsunami going to take me out while I sleep? Not Likely. Will a scorpion drop from the ceiling and sting me? Probably not. Do I have enough water to cook and bathe with today? Most likely. In the absence of valid […]

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The USA

GOD’S COUNTRY

Wouldn’t you know it, we are now sitting in the middle of America the Beautiful, in lawn chairs on the deck behind our rented space, interpreting fluffy white cloud shapes in a deep blue sky. Seriously, you can see God smiling down from heaven in silky rays of light upon the purple mountains. And I […]