The borderlands descend into lawlessness.
In the end, a “millennium” is too big a concept for the imagination. A thousand years equals 30 generations, a duration that has no flesh and blood dimension. Half a millennium ago, Columbus had just landed in the Western hemisphere; half that again, America had not yet been born.
But a century has resonance for us, [...]
Mother Jones and other leftist blogs are already playing the blame game. They are blaming Bush-Cheney for the disaster in Haiti.