With the frightening specter of Jim Crow out of the way, America for the past thirty years has been busily exploiting the developing nation within its borders. Southern states are America’s very own China, complete with loose worker protections, weak pollution controls, under-developed bureaucracies, low taxes, and developing infrastructure.
Analysts warn the violence could spread toward oil-producing regions such as Oklahoma or even disrupt the flow of American beer supplies, some of the largest in the world, and could provide a fertile breeding ground for extremists. Though al-Qaeda is not known to have yet established a foothold in Missouri, its leaders have previously hinted at assets there.
Have compassion for everyone you meet, even if they don’t want it. What appears bad manners, an ill temper or cynicism is always a sign of things no ears have heard, no eyes have seen. You do not know what wars are going on down there where the spirit meets the bone.