November 23rd, 2010
In recent news, the UN peace keepers stationed in Haiti are the target of violence, due to beliefs that they are the cause and source of the deadly Cholera outbreak. With Haiti not having had an outbreak of Cholera in something near 100 years, the local citizens were quick to jump to conclusions.
The Haitians were also hit by a tremendous earthquake which brought the area to ruins. Many of the people are now living in tent cities and camps with unsanitary and detiorating conditions.
If the human race has learned anything, it should be that major catastrophes that cause the deterioration of living conditions and sanitation are almost always the primary cause for disease epidemics. It is ridiculous to me that the Haitians would blame the UN for the Cholera outbreak.
Considering that the UN is there to… Read the rest...
April 22nd, 2010
In 12/2008, I was in a car accident. This man, Roger Lamb II, ran a red light in my neighborhood and t-boned my brand new Toyota Camry. I had only had the car for 6 months and it only had about 5k miles on it. He hit me in the driver’s side doors with his pickup truck. He hit me so hard he smashed the doors and frame in a good foot or so. The front, side, and side curtain air bags deployed, shredding the seat material and blasting me in the head, face, and left arm. The car was beyond repair and had to be totaled.
I had sat through an entire red light cycle just half a block down the street from my Grandmother’s house (whom I had just left). I remember watching a guy pull up… Read the rest...