Nepal, Nov. 17 -- We are done with Tihar and yet, evil continues to rule over good in this land of ours. The only folks who have all the fun during the festive season are our hardworking civil servants, honest contractors and humble politicians. After all, this land is the land of opportunity for these thieves while for the rest of us, we seek our fortunes abroad.

We can cry and whine about rising food costs but our government doesn't care about the shrinking wallets of the Nepali people. All our incompetent government cares about is how to appoint their near and dear ones to positions of authority and even make some dough out of it. Yes, everything is for sale in this land and those in power are milking it all while leaving this beautif...