Doing the right thing, after we exhaust the alternatives
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July 25, 2006
...against the wall and spread 'em. Okay, put 'em back together...
Here's the reason police shouldn't be running the country. The map represents data from 1985 to the present, showing "botched paramilitary police raids". The title is overblown because the dynamics of human behavior create the police mentality; they behave the same in every country.
While police train to be ready for anything to ferret out loathsome villains, the data is a reminder that in a police state, leaders use the tools they're trained to use - like guns, bats, arrest, interrogation, personal files and kicking in doors.
Tell me if you feel anything
Here's the reason Physicans shouldn't be running the country, either. Hospital deaths from medical error in the US average over 100,000 per year.
A list of the better hospitals in the country is available at healthgrades.com.
Hey kid, you're gonna be a star
A little rock music to pick up your day. Wouldn't put my money on it, but the rumor is Michael Jackson has this version on his iPod.
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