Thursday, December 27, 2007

Season of Hope

If someone would have told me in January that in December we would be talking about
  • the speed of US pullout in Iraq because of the progress
  • the speed of normalization of relations with North Korea because of their agreeing to the commitments they have made
  • that bird flu would still be a fear, but not a major one
  • the US and China (the biggest contributors towards global warming) seem to be willing to talk about the issue in a serious manner
  • that Iran may not be developing a nuclear bomb after all

I would ask them what they were smoking.

There is a long way to go on all of these matters, but with so much good news it maybe this is a good time of year to look at what has happened and feel some hope.

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