The daily commute

In this file photo, Egyptians celebrate the news of the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Feb. 11 in Tahrir Square.When cycling to work today I listened to a podcast with Charles Sennott about the Egyptian revolution. I had a revelation. 

The atrocities perpetuated by the government of the United States of America on behalf of our (mostly) corporate interests in the first half of 20th century in South and Central America are mild when compared to those committed in the Middle East in last half.

Sad smile