Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Turn the other cheek

Yes, but this is not the message of salvation.
It does not "get" you anything, except a slap in the face.
Don't rejoice too much over one more slap.
Love is the point; not passivity or submission.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Everybody knows

the deal is rotten

Friday, December 11, 2009

We Have Never Fought a Democracy

Well, Germany in 1941.
And Gaza today.
And we have overthrown democracy
for "our men"
Chile in 1974: Allende for Pinochet
Iran in 1953: Mosaddeq for the Shah
Venezuela in 2002: Chavez, but it failed
so should that really count?
And East Timor, after their vote for independence?
and Haiti, 2004, kidnapping Aristide

Sunday, December 06, 2009

Global Water and Air Volume

That's it, so they say.
water: .3 billion cu. miles

Saturday, December 05, 2009

Q: Where is this coal going?

A: Into the air.
And that is not the half of it. CO2 weighs 3 times as much as C