Posted tagged ‘news’

It’s a Disaster

June 22, 2010

If you had asked me six months ago whether I support offshore drilling, I would have said yes. Now, looking at pictures of sea birds, covered with oil, dying, the answer isn’t so obvious. Nobody would call me an environmentalist or a tree-hugger and I simply hate the whole I’m green mentality but if you’ve been coming around here for a while, you know I love animals and beaches … and both are at risk in the Gulf of Mexico.   I’ve been looking the other way, not wanting to see the beaches and wildlife destroyed or politicians who have no clue as to a solution making a show of their outrage at BP officials who don’t have a clue either.  But it’s Top Sites Tuesday #65, and BlogDumps’ blogmeister, Wolf, has chosen the topic as The Oil Crisis in the Gulf.   So, I’ll look. (more…)

Swine Flu Hysteria

April 28, 2009

The internet buzz over the Swine Flu reminds me of the anthrax hysteria after 9-11.   Some perspective from the Voice of Reason (Older Eye’s Secret Identity) is in order.   (more…)