I am struck by the outbreaks of violence world-wide. London, Lybia, Syria, Spain, Greece, and even China have had mass protests turning violent in the last few days. That, of course, leaves out our own beloved Philadelphia. The British response is remarkably restrained. It took them several days to decide to use water cannons and … Continue reading Can We Govern Ourselves?
Just a quick pet peeve: The tube is full of pundits in suits discussing whether we should all stop using nuclear energy. Heads of state are shutting down power plants. This is all in reesonse to the tragedy playing out in Japan. They have experienced a catastrophe of monstrous proportions, and some of their nuclear … Continue reading Can We Wait on the Nuclear Debate?
Just thinking about the state of the world and wondering what we can do to be ready for a global meltdown. Our currency is in trouble. Supply lines for food and energy are threatened. We have foreign insurgents living in our cities in sleeper cells. On a personal level, I try to keep a good … Continue reading People Get Ready