The violence of Iraq is horrific, but it's the media that makes it intolerable. Indeed, the violence is horrific only by modern standards. To truly cow a colonial population (as in British India in 1857, or on the American plains in the late 19th century) requires mass murder on a far larger scale. The presence of the media makes this most inconvenient.From James K. Galbraith, "Withdrawal Symptoms," Mother Jones, April 2006.
Seed Question - Where do you all get your seeds? I am going to start planting my starter packs for the spring in a couple weeks and want to make sure I am ready.