The drought may also be considered a natural and inevitable scourge but the dramatic consequences of famine are exacerbated by the constant state of war and instability generated and maintained also by the Western selfishness.
I notice a real tendency for the far-left to assume the system is too biased against them for them to triumph electorally. And the far-right assumes the system is biased against them too, but they still try to get elected anyway. And often do.
I've long noticed that the mainstream media pays almost equal attention to Quaddaffi's eccentricities as it does his war crimes. Even in death, the coverage was as much a reflection on the passing of some loveable whacko as it was one of the worst tyrants of the 20th century.
The quote of discredit that Berlusconi and his administration has reached in the E.U. is over the top. Italy is paying for the shameful activities of that political disgrace. I wish the magnificent italian people will be able to get rid of that dictator as soon as possible. Had to draw something about this issue.
The consensus over here on the Left is that there is a danger to the Occupy Movement far greater than any amount of pepper spray, mace, tear gas or blunt force trauma that could be dished out by various metropolitan police departments, or any amount of buffoonish insults crapped out by Fox News -- and that is the danger of being co-opted by the Democratic Party in the form of its various front groups, even as the Democrats set new records for campaign contributions from Wall Street.
so sorry, pals, I can understand the rage and the fury, I can understand the anger that leads a people to rebel, I agree, we had ourselves a dictator, in Italy, maybe we have one right now, but I can't stand lynching and executing even the worst monster and above all while the "civilized" nations are planning to divide the profits