Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Taxi to the other side

Watching 'Taxi to the other side' is disturbing. The story of the poor Afghan driver, Dilawar is emblematic of everything that is wrong with American policies - how terrorists are created day after day, how our tax dollars are spent to kill. The sinister game of death and violence continue in remote parts of the world - there is no let up even since Obama's presidency; many more Dilawars disappear into oblivion, yet we, as people in arguably the greatest democracy in the world, are unable to stop it - we will have 100 million people voting in a tv contest, but in matters that are important, our voices do not leave our throats -