As I was in town, I continued to be witness to the “sign people” occupying the corners. I had not seen some of the “old timers” like Old Wes and others. I wondered what had happened to him — he probably went out to the Philippines to check on the orphan kid, perhaps. ?! :-).
As we are witness to the Presidential Beauty Pagaent and the complacent media before us, the World has continued to implode and change before our very eyes. What has happened in the Middle East is nothing short of remarkable. It has been a grass-roots effort that prompted many to rethink long-standing beliefs. It is startling to see someone like Hosni Mubarak who up to five months ago could do no wrong is now confined to a Cairo Military Hospital under virtual arrest for corruption. Beyond the World, though, there are the continued challenges at home.