Stop the Bubble Machine

I read in today’s Times that the Afghani want peace and jobs and that the “enemy population” would all but dissolve if they could find gainful employment. “In a recent survey, Kandaharis favored negotiations with the Taliban by a margin of 19 to 1 over continued fighting. Five of six Kandaharis viewed the Taliban as ‘our Afghan brothers,’ […]

Angry About the Handling of H1N1? Consider This…

As a person who is over 65 and at some risk due to a health condition, I was initially angry when I was told that kids and pregnant women were given priority.  I said to my self, “Is this is the best we can do when we know something is coming?” I read a letter […]