June 12th, 2008

Shocked, Scared

Tinderbox continued

Today I can smell the smoke from the fire in the neighboring province. It has raged for 4 days and there is no end in sight. The whole south coast is ready to explode. A single crazy person could easily drive through the southern provinces and start more fires than the combined firefighters of the area could possibly contain.
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News from Norway

Norway imposes strict gambling rules (Associated Press)
Meanwhile, the Social Democrat government (continuing the work of their Christian Democrat predecessors) makes sure the state gambling monopoly has plenty of time on the state-owned TV channel to promote its games of chance. It ain't bad for you as long as the state gets your money!