You know, I just now noticed. When I was growing up, I lived in the U.S.A.
I now live in the U.S.
Did you notice that? That's kinda weird.
The food crisis is giving me a sick stomach. It makes me feel silly when I complain about my doubled food budget, because so many are subsisting on one bowl of rice a day. If that. So many have cut out vegetables, even, from their diet. That sucks.
And I usually love The Economist, but I was irritated by this remark that was presented as proof that Baltimore is a safe city with crime on the decline:
"Last year, 89% of those murdered in Baltimore had a criminal record."
Kinda made me sick. I know murdered little girls are treated differently from murdered prostitutes, but ... still. I don't care who is murdered: it's still murder. The statistic quoted above is nothing to be proud of.