Ollie North's Persons of the Year
He writes that: "though Mr. Putin frequently speaks about “making life better” for his people at some point in the future — my honorees are actually doing it in two countries. During 2007, my “Persons of the Year” built more than 575 schools in two countries, opened nearly 500 public health clinics and hospitals, provided clean drinkable water for more than six million people and electricity to about the same number. While most Americans prepared for Christmas by hunting for gifts imported from China, my honorees were hunting for deadly improvised explosive devices (IEDs) imported from Iran."
Read the whole article here. This is the kind of stuff that the American media glosses over everyday and a reminder for me why I do not get Time magazine, even when they want to send it to me free- no thank you.