Human beings like to think of themselves as quite a successful species, but consider
this. It is estimated that there are 10,000 trillion ants on the planet. And donít
forget army ants whose instinct for plunder is legendary. No living creature large
or small is safe from their attacks. Army ants are capable of dismembering a hog
in one hour and a horse in half a day. What about that!
One NGO sent out an invitation this week to celebrate its anniversary with the following:
ìRequest the honor of your company to participate as the extinguished guest and cordially
The above photo was taken in Kampong Cham province. The guy who put it up has some
kind of a bee in his bonnet. He calls his office ìThe Department of Victimized People
by Political Cheating of Sam Rainsyî. Attacks against the SRP in the province took
on more of an imaginative touch than just the normal burning down of SRP supporterís
houses ñ both before and after the Commune Elections. One former provincial official
issued a statement that said Sam Rainsy had missiles that he was prepared to launch
if he was elected. The statement did not say where the missiles were aimed.
Micro sting operations have been taking place along the riverfront. Guys in blue
uniforms with no insignia have been swooping in to confiscate the 44 gallon oil drums
used by petrol vendors. They load them on a flatbed truck and then drive off without
even a ëthank youí.