Sorry folks, my new apartment is not yet hooked up to the web and on top of that I was down in NYC last week. As a result no new posts. And no facts ... but as soon as I have some time I'll continue that series. If you have some facts or stats about the current state of the US please post it (them) and alert me. These last few years have culminated into a horrible empirical result, a GOP lead government leads to failure. However the focus of this election has not been on that simple fact but instead seems to be about CRAP.
PS Over the weekend I picked up Naomi Klein's The Shock Doctrine, it is by far the best book I've read in the past few years. And if you've never read it be sure to get a copy of her other great book, No Logo.
PPS There's a Documentary out on Klein's book directed by Alfonso CuarÃ³n. Here's a brief clip: