makes strange things happen
Ever get the feeling you're stuck in some science fiction novel? America
is waxing surrealistic with its current state of biochemical warfare.
the innocent Afghan citizens
While Americans closely watch over the retaliation bombings against
Afghanistan, it may easily escape their notice that millions of innocent
women and children are helplessly caught in the crossfire. Already they
have survived through two decades of war and four consecutive years of
severe drought. The current conditions under which they live are appalling.
The drought has destroyed two-thirds of the country's wheat crop and killed
off some livestock.
doesn't have to be lethal
As I glance over all of my favorite news Web sites, only one topic seems
to stand out -- anthrax. The entire nation is caught up in the recent outbreak
of this disease that seems to be suspiciously tied to the attacks on Sept.
11. Of course, no clear link has been established yet between the al-Qaida
network and the recent rampage against major media outlets such as ABC
and NBC. I am suspicious.