Thursday, September 04, 2008

party of foul play

Something that stuck one turning on CNN and stumbling over images from the Republican convention in ST Paul. There are basically all white americans. The weird thing is that it doesn't stike them themselves as weird, very obviously.

FACES IN THE CROWD In a More Diverse America, A Mostly White Convention

By Eli Saslow and Robert BarnesWashington Post Staff Writers Thursday, September 4, 2008; Page A01

But, apart from that: most industries so far are dependent on oil, and instead of seeking for the future solutions that lie in alternative energies, the republicans just have a "quick shot" with the call for drilling offshore in Alaska. See what's at stake there:

Too Wild to Drill: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska at The Wilderness Society

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