Sunday, February 26, 2006

Worse than a FEMA trailer

Times are hard, no doubt about it, on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
But it could be worse.

We could be living in the Darfur region of Sudan, where women are raped while getting firewood and at least 200,000 people, many of them Christians, have been killed. Two million more are displaced, living in squalid refugee camps.

Children are being forced into slavery. It is an international nightmare.

Half of the region's 6 million people rely on outside assistance for food.

The Darfur crisis has been bumped off the world stage, by a mushbrained world worried about the latest Britney Spears brouhaha and the pontifications of George Clooney. Full story >>>

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