False Alarms and Party Poopers

Yesterday Chengdu went crazy as every man, woman and child rushed to the streets to throw up tents (again) or jump in cars to head out of the city. Radio, CCTV, SMS and other media screamed out, “run fo’ ya LIVES!” and we all responded. Once again I had a large crew of people at my house, sleeping out in the courtyard and on couches.

Here is a good story about the volunteers that are swarming all over Sichuan now. There are supposedly as many as 300,000 volunteers. The group I ran into in Qing Cheng Mtn was headed to Wenchuan, any way they could.

Here and Here are two good pieces on Obama’s foreign policy.

Clinton must concede.

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