Politics Social/Culture

The Rwanda Lesson

Rwanda 1994. An estimated 800,000 people were slaughtered in 100 days of terror. That’s about 8,000 people a day – about 266 9/11 events side by side. Imagine that. Despite the fact that Kofi Annan appologized to the Rwandian survivors for the inaction by the UN. It was not really the fault of the UN […]

Economics Social/Culture

Wal-Mart Rides the Decline

So now Wal-Mart is trying to push into Inglewood, CA while bypassing the cities zoning, traffic and environmental reviews. Story I keep hearing about Wal-Mart shoving their stores up everyone’s ass whether they want it or not. My in-laws who are mostly in the grocery business are boycotting Wal-Mart, but the Wal-Mart in our neighborhood […]

Analysis Environment Politics

FoxNews: What Mercury?

Last night I was watching FoxNews and I noticed how they were systematically going through all the claims against the Bush Administration and discrediting everyone of them. Gee – I wonder who’s side Fox is on? Anyway the subject of mercury in the environment came up. This is a perfect example of the kind of […]