blue sky
Opinion,  Our Posts,  Slider

September 10, 2001

Blue Sky
  • A refreshing fall day
  • The cold war was over
  • Democracies were popping up all over the globe
  • Gas was under a buck fifty a gallon
  • Despite our 2000 election, optimism was running rampant
  • The www was blossoming, giving the oppressed their first ever view of the freedoms other’s enjoyed
  • It was a glorious time to be alive
    • but…
  • Gas was under a buck fifty a gallon!
  • The oppressed were getting their first ever view of the freedoms other’s enjoyed
  • Not a glorious time for the Saudis and their cartel partners
  • Nor the drug pushers of the oil industry
  • Or the slavers of young teen brides
The question of the day in Riyadh was, how can we double our profits, stop this foolhardy spread of freedoms and help authoritarians back to power?

Don is 43 year Londonderry resident (eek), blogger, techie entrepreneur, Moodle eLearning consultant, lover of face to face networking and political door knocking.