fire and ice

Fire and Ice
….Robert Frost
Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I’ve tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire.
But if it had to perish twice,
I think I know enough of hate
To say that for destruction ice
Is also great
And would suffice.

A “Last Days on Earth” special on ABC’s 20/20 tonight pretty much mirrored the bases of Frost’s metaphor. As a matter of fact, if natural forces are behind our ruination, they will probably start with fire and end with ice. If we are going to be the agents of our own destruction, we have a few additional choices, including plague.
That’s the Big Picture.
On Countdown tonight, Keith Obermann eloquently confronted the current agents of destruction in our national picture. You can hear him and/or read his courageous and moving delivery at Crooks and Liars.
As theonetruebix posted not too long ago:

If the problem, for the terrorists, is our freedom, why is America’s response to stop using it?.

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