No matter how you wound up here, I hope you enjoy your stay.
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Thursday, March 27, 2014
Shrouded in mystery, the sudden disappearance of the Mayan empire baffles historians and provides fodder for the imaginative. What is known about the Mayan culture suggests that the world is a better place without it, or is it? We can imagine that the leadership of the last surviving remnants of the empire was less than optimal. Suppose the Blame Mesoamerica First crowd has weaseled its way into power concerning itself with looting the treasury and subjugating the people to enrich themselves and their comrades. Flash forward: As Mrs. Obama stands on the Great Wall and tells the Chinese how much America sucks, we hope she gives a thought to the injustice perpetrated on the million or so forced laborers who died building the ultimate public works project. Or for the religious and political prisoners that labor in China today. Yeah, right. To quote an unnamed Chinese hotel worker from Michelle's luxurious hotel, "I can't wait for this to be over". We second the motion. –Dale