I really wanted to come up with a humorous and positive list of the top news stories of 2011 but even I’m not that good.
2011 was a bad year for the bad guys.
It’s sad when one of the most positive
stories is killing a guy in a pathetic desert compound. That being said
let’s see if I’ve got the chops to spin 2011 into something positive or
at least not completely depressing. (Don’t hold your breath.)Continue reading →
from Japan has dropped off the radar as more important stories have
moved up the USA headline list. I was texting with an acquaintance in
Japan as he continued to beat me in Words With Friends. He is an
American who lives and teaches in the center of Japan. Roughly 12
hours before there had been another 7.3 earhtqualke, which is not
unusual. The nuclear plant was unaffected and most citizen’s took it in
I asked him for an update on the average citizen’s situation after the tsunami and nuclear accident.
He’s worried about radiation exposure in the food his kids are
eating. The Japanese government assures their citizen’s of the food
supply’s safety. But, as any thinking person would, he doubts the
official word. Kids in the Fukushima prefecture have already been found
to have radiation exposure. He doesn’t know how far the radiation has