The method-behind-the-madness of the Friday Free-For-All is simple: I provide a quotation, statement, statistic, or piece of news, without any commentary of my own. The readers are free to merrily discuss, debate, deride, or mock in whatever way they see fit -- hopefully it will at least tangentially pertain to the posted item, but hey, it's a free-for-all -- who knows!
"Bwuh?" you might be thinking, because it is not Friday, and Free-For-Alls are on Fridays! Ah yes, but as this is a special week of massive overeating in the name of
some fictionalized notion of history tradition, things are a bit wonky. Firstly, I'll be out of town visiting the (future) in-laws. Secondly, Friday I will be shopping, and thus, too tired/frustrated/annoyed/murderous to post our dear Free-For-All. So enjoy it a few days early!
Here it is:
What are, in your opinion, the top three most pressing issues/problems facing the world today? Facing the nation?
My vote is for bears.