One of the good parts about living in LA County is the different folks we're surrounded by. Four interviews for help with baby so far and four different nationalities. Which is what I'd expect since just our street is 30% white, 20% black, 20% hispanic, 20% asian, 5% old old people, and 5 % the strange dude who never comes out.
going over my finances again today I realized I squirreled away a month's salary in a CD awhile back. praises be for all the advice I was given over the years to have an emergency fund, and bless you past self for heeding it.
I think rioting and looting are just symptoms of underlying social pathology. You can treat the symptoms and get temporary relief, but they're always going to come back if you don't do anything about the underlying condition.
I wish there was a solution for Ferguson. First it was too much police action and now residents are complaining that it is too little. Almost no one (news) is talking about Mike Brown just about the looting and riots. I realize its complicated and wont go away over night but I'm unclear how any of this is making things better.
"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed." — Dwight D. Eisenhower — who knew that this would eventually apply not just to national defense but to city budgets?