Simi Valley Sophist

The Simi Valley Sophist ruminates on all manner of topics from the micro to the macro. SVS travels whatever path strikes his fancy. Encyclopedia Britannica: Sophist "Any of certain Greek lecturers, writers, and teachers in the 5th and 4th centuries BC, most of whom travelled about the Greek-speaking world giving instruction in a wide range of subjects in return ..."

Location: California, United States

Retired: 30years law enforcement-last 20 years Criminal Intelligence Detective.

Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Poppies & Heroin, Lifeblood of Afghanistan

Michael Yon is reporting from Afghanistan where opium producing poppies account for more revenue than all other crops. Read Dasht-e-Margo, Desert of Death.