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Oxfam Challenges Negative African Stereotypes

Starving child covered in flies

Starving child covered in flies

It appears a lot of people are as sick to death as I am of the World Vision and Tear Fund TV ads featuring starving, fly-infested African children. Read below the fold...

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Return of the Dust Bowl

Could there be a repeat of the 1930s Dust Bowl today? Yes, says Scientific American, citing the heat wave of the past few summers, plus lack of rain and near-empty aquifers in the Great Plains. From the article: Read below the fold...

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Pray For Rain in Georgia

Things are so dry down south it's time to invoke the Weather God. Such thoughts opened up my Rhyming Cumulus--soon thereafter I felt some lyrics falling, falling on me...

Pray For Rain in Georgia

she stood upon the ferry bridge
she raised her hands to the sky
help her son make it through the night
across the world so wide

he raised his eyes up to heaven
where he suspected it was
he waited for an answer
the way he always does Read below the fold...

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Mukasey's New Office a Big Splash

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The Fires This Time: Open Thread Edition

The original Correntewire post about the fires in our SoCal neck of the burning woods is here. Read below the fold...

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