I haven't wished you a happy new year cause it isn't much of a happy new year for many people around the world. Wars in the middle east and Africa. Bus bombs in Asia and floods and a drought affecting others. All I can say is stay calm and keep your head down, we could be in for a bumpy second half to this first decade of the new millennium.
On a personal note I am discussed in the hanging of Saddam Hussein, not because I have any sympathy for the man, not at all. I think if that is the only way to deal with tyrants like him we haven't learnt much about humankind in the last 2000 years. 15 people died on a bus within a few hours of Saddam's death. Retaliation? and there is much more of that to come. If the Americans continue to think that force will make the Iraqis stop killing each other, then again, they haven't been listening to other leaders in the region.
I hope it rains soon.
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