Archive for March, 2011


The Conflict between Charity and Development

Reforestation is a major goal of the environmental component of the Millennium Development Goals. The use of firewood for cooking and heating has created a huge environmental crisis in most of Africa.


I just returned from a meeting on the Hill with one of the “club” members of the United States Senate that takes arrogance of power to a whole new level of sophistry. Listening to him rant about what he could or he would do with his new power and how he intended to shut down the wheels of government by bridling in spending was both pathetic and laughable.

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