Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Quake

The Pakistani Earthquake earlier this weekend is a tragedy that's immensity keeps on growing. And, with cold weather approaching, 2.5 million are homeless in the mountainous area. Americans proved they were ready and willing to help those whose lives were devastated by the Tsunami in South Asia, but there's been little buzz in helping out Pakistan. Which is a shame, because in terms of public diplomacy and international image it would go a long way to help those desperate for need in that part of the world where militant fundamentalist Islam and anti-Americanism have a lot of sway. I plan to make some contributions, and if anyone else wants to join me California Yankee has a huge list of organizations you can donate to.