rePost::Messaging, the media, and Haiti – Chris Blattman

Is robbery so endemic? One of my wife’s colleagues, a veteran of dozens of catastrophes and crises, is amazed by the (relative) calm and absence of looting. She reports storefront windows broken, but the goods behind intact. She’s seldom seen a crisis so under control. Most journalists I know are keenly aware of the impact […]

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rePost::Ban them – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos

Got this from vince.  I believe that a gun less society or at least a society where guns are locked up at the police station or the police are at constant alert and anybody else with a gun outside of designated areas are automatically criminal can be enforced. Imagine how cool that would be, people […]

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rePost::15. Inside Terry Gilliam’s head | JessicarulestheUniverse

On the fence whether I was going to watch this. Now, I probably will. Imaginarium is the film Heath Ledger was doing at the time of his death, and it takes three fine actors to fill the vacancy: Johnny Depp, Jude Law, and Colin Farrell. Having four actors play the same role usually leads to […]

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