Sunday, November 23, 2008

Making Use of the Spoils

Well it isn't "wine, women & song" for the Somali pirates. Instead its "khat, urban planning & sharia."The drug-addled Somali Scallywags are putting their ill-gotten gains to use. But it looks like inflation is causing the price of their drug-of-choice, khat, to rise.

The Somali ransom money story can be found here:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20081123/wl_nm/us_somalia_piracy_scene

For more information about their drug-of-choice:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khat

The attached picture is "The Victor and the Spoils" by Howard Pyle.

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