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A Silent Victory in Afghanistan

I was reading an op-ed article from yesterday’s Washington Post by Michael Gerson about how America will secure victory in Afghanistan. His idea? They already are, but it is largely a silent victory, overshadowed by the greater political stories of … Continue reading

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Ground Zero Mosque, Quran Burning, And Where Our Security Has Gone Astray

Our national discourse has to move away from anger and bumper-sticker slogans and into real respect, the same respect Americans show to Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, and any number of other religions and creeds. Only then will we have a real chance and making the world a better place. Continue reading

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Well Now, That Was A Busy Weekend.

I’m not sure where to even begin. Memorial Day Weekend often means taking it slow, throwing something on the bar-be-que, and generally halting work (for the government) for three days instead of two while remembering those in uniform around the … Continue reading

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The Glorious History of North Korea, Revealed.

Someone dug this up from the internet, and it is brilliant. A short 5-page satire on the rise of Kim Jong Il as the glorious leader of North Korea. Read the whole thing, it is worth it.

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Super Tuesday – run for the hills

Super Tuesday occurred yesterday, and for those of you who are unaware, its the biggest and busiest day of the primaries for the upcoming election cycle. This is the one day that demonstrates for the rest of the nation which … Continue reading

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Is a shift to the right inevitable?

This morning an op-ed column in the New York Times was published by Paul Krugman, the nobel laureate in economics and famous liberal commentator. His article claims that in times of an economic downturn, the reaction of the voters is … Continue reading

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