There are some… times when people don’t realize just how screwed up things were/are in the old world. Thankfully Sarah is around to remind us.
Like many people I hate insecurity. Actually I suspect I hate insecurity more than most of you, and there’s a reason for that. During the worst times in my life, things were… insecure. I’ve said before that even in a revolution, even in turmoil, there is a lot of normality behind the chaos.
Possibly what I didn’t say is that there is a lot of chaos behind the normalcy, too. For three or four years, while governments changed – I could tell that they’d changed because I’d come home and they’d be playing Green Acres. See, the TV station in Porto was a relay station, one that dealt with mostly re-transmitting programs from Lisbon. However, when tanks took to the streets of Lisbon, the program always required they hit first the TV station, then the radio stations, and then the government.
Until their people were in full control of the…
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