In one of my favorite Peanuts cartoon strips, Snoopy is lying prone on the roof of his house, one ear going down each slope of the roof. Charlie Brown appears with a great big red dish heaped with dog food, and Snoopy celebrates it before he eats it, a dog's way of saying grace, I suppose.
As I write this the news reports are beginning to trickle in regarding the Malaysian jetliner shot down over the Ukraine, possibly by a surface-to-air missile. Apparently 295 passengers and crew were lost in this horrific tragedy. Whenever evil rears its ugly head in times of terror and tragedy there are some who