Too many of us don’t want to know. Myself included. We don’t want to know about situations that would make us spend money or time. We DON’T want to know anything that wouldÂ encourage us to change our lives into something less comfortable. How many of you think first about yourself when you see an increase … Read more Think About Giving
Ahmadinejad has had a setback. I know that you are upset by this, and believe me. I feel your pain. Local council elections in Iran have sent a message to the Iranian president that he needs to straighten up and fly right (or, at least a bit more to the left). True, local council elections … Read more It’s the Economy Stupid!
People routinely think that Israel gets off easy in conflicts like this. They think that the lower body count on the Israel side of the border is the end of the story. It’s not – and Hizbollah knows this. This is a much bigger story than can fit in a single blog entry, so I’ll … Read more The Price Israel Pays
note: Well, having been dumped off of my plane, I get to write the post that I should have written yesterday morning. I will be trying againÂ THIS morning to actually make it on a plane. We’ll see. ————Â I’ve made the point about the connection between water and war. But, the point is really more … Read more The Tomato that Started a War
You know where water comes from. EVERYONE knows where water comes from. You turn a faucet and out it comes, delightfully crystal clear. As much as you want. Unfortunately, 1.5 billion people in the world can’t do that – at least with anything that is clean and delightfully crystal clear. However, drinking water isn’t the … Read more Water and War