I'm not sure why I haven't been writing as much lately... it may be a combination of a secret (not exciting, just an NDA I'm under) and plain depression whenever I've looked at the news lately.
I guess you've heard that we won the war in Iraq. This is to say, that we've killed lots of people, destroyed a lot of what little they had left, and now it's total anarchy there. There's no police, rioting and looting is commonplace, thugs are terrorizing people everywhere...
You know, victory.
My main opposition these days is that the US now seems to have a policy of breaking one country a year, and then not fixing it.
Remember Afghanistan? How do you think they're enjoying their freedom right now? If you don't know, here's a clue.
The worst thing is the videos of statues being pulled down, as if that means something. As if I could run downtown an pull down a statue, and that would mean that everything would be fixed. But it won't be, the economy will still be hosed, education will still be sliding into the toilet and a rapacious band of evil-doers will still be the running the show.