Today's comment of the day comes in response to the Army Corps of Engineers decision to blow up the Birds Point levee south of Cairo. Commenter Mike N. writes: That's one way for the Corps to ensure job security -- build levee, blow
up levee, rebuild levee, repeat. It's like a bizzaro Myth of ... More >>
image viaThe Snowpocalypse here may have amounted to just a few inches, but the news from Egypt is really just as bad as you've heard. Daily RFT just got off the phone with Alix Dunn, an American who lives in Cairo and works for an NGO. Dunn wrote her masters thesis on social networking under ... More >>
image viaHardee's in Cairo.Another reason to be glad you're in St. Louis today instead of Cairo: Even though there's sleet and snow, you can still go to Hardee's, which remains open, even when other stalwarts like the Courtesy Diner have closed, and warm yourself up with a Thickburger.
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Egypt is in total chaos right now, you may have heard. The government has been overturned and there's rioting in the streets. But the Egyptians are way luckier than St. Louisans because even though their country is a shambles, it's going to be 70 degrees and sunny in Cairo tomorrow. And what ... More >>
The activist group MORE issued a summons to the banks, accusing them of crimes.It may not be Cairo, but we've had our share of protesting lately, too.
Last Friday a throng of activists assembled at the entrance of the downtown branch of Bank of America in support of foreclosure victims and m ... More >>