French far-right leader Marine Le Pen expressed outrage Thursday after being ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for tweeting pictures of atrocities committed by the Islamic State group. There is a disturbance in the Force.
If so, it is somehow fitting. Log in to Reply Neon Vincent June 9, at His depravity is a much a symptom of their sprawl-based economy and the values that spawned it as it is his own pathology.
All that was needed to make cars was imported rubber. Detroit ended up with the distinction because of its central location, skilled manufacturing work force, and money looking for something to invest in once the timber boom ended.
Now that cars are winding down, the city is looking for something else to make. It also helped that all the rest of the Great Lakes cities had something else to do already.
Buffalo is a trade center between Write a jingle obama phone York and the Great Lakes to the west. I suppose the Erie Canal might get revived as a functioning trade route in the post-petroleum future.
Cleveland was the original oil capital and secondary manufacturing center. Toledo is the Glass City, which means its a subsidiary of Detroit. As for the cities to the west, Chicago is the ultimate trade center, where the raw materials of the west get sent to the manufacturing centers of the east and the manufactured goods get sent to the west with Chicago profiting as the middleman think Chicago Board of Trade.
Milwaukee is the place where milk and grain become beer and cheese. All of the above is a story I tell my students that helps them understand their place in the world. Now they have to help create their own story so that they can keep a place in the world.
May the ruins of our civilization stand up to time so well and future cultures take as good care of them. Log in to Reply ozone June 9, at That may be a bit on the dark side, but we should think pragmatically when facing resource contraction.
MisterDarling June 9, at 1: Orr is there to facilitate that. The current plan calls for a preserved historical-landmark studded hub, hugged by upscale neighborhoods with belts of mid-market housing radiating outward and new greenbelts created over demolished housing detritus.
This required damage-control and repositioning… And this is that sticky little part of the real world, where overseas reaction impacts domestic audiences. Crue June 9, at 1: Log in to Reply Eldorado June 9, at 1: MisterDarling June 9, at 2: Log in to Reply seawolf77 June 9, at America needs to grow up.
Unfortunately America as a country is heading for the old folks home. Talk about lousy timing. I for one have given up talking about the changes coming. Nobody wants to hear it.
We are all Cassandras, unheeded prophets, doomed to rail against the evils of our society to empty bleachers and unwatched youtube videos. Most Americans live in a dream world and like it that way. Log in to Reply Jamyang June 9, at Log in to Reply sprezzatura June 9, at Just they wait and see: But I do expect it is going to happen.tranceformingnlp.com - what caught my ear a lot here, pls scroll down.
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