A viewpoint well worth sharing from the Via Ex Machina blog site ~~Reblogged by Berna
I turned on my car radio a week ago Tuesday morning, anxious to hear details about the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case. The BBC News Hour was on. I grunted. I love the BBC, but Ferguson analysis was probably not going to be their focus. Still, I decided to stay tuned in hopes that a Ferguson report would be forthcoming.
A commentary about Pope Francis’ address to the European Parliament was concluding with a woman commending the Pope for criticizing the EU’s indifference to African asylum seekers drowning in the Mediterranean. The broadcast then segued to Egypt, where an eight-story building had collapsed, killing at least fifteen people and injuring many more. Family, friends, and neighbors were frantically digging through the wreckage. The building was originally constructed with three stories, but the owner had added five additional floors supported with rickety wooden beams and other inadequate (and…
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