After killing thousands in the quake and tsunami that hit Japan, and racking up a death toll approaching a thousand here in the States with tornadoes and a flooding Mississippi, I think it’s time we struck back at Mother Nature. If I could I’d like nothing more than to open up the nastiest strip mine this planet has ever seen, fill it with the rarest timber from the Amazonian rainforest, then douse it with oil produced from the dirtiest tar sands in Alberta and set it on fire by rubbing the Lorax’s kiln-dried bones together. Later we could douse the embers with radioactive water from the Fukushima power plant.
Mother Nature has been kicking our ass this year. I think it’s time we punched back.