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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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NATO, Germany, Russia, and the Future, Part 5

The final section of the research paper presents the conclusions based on the finding of my research. A follow up post will present opinions on the current and future situation, as described by the research. Conclusions Germany suffers from its … Continue reading

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NATO, Germany, Russia, and the Future, Part 4

Part 4 of this essay covers the current relationship between NATO and Russia, with policy input from the German side of affairs. It notes both cooperation and distrust present in the multi-state dialogues going on, and points out high and … Continue reading

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The Economist apologizes to Obama?

I was doing my daily rounds of reading today, and I cam across this article from the well-respected magazine The Economist General Motors Government Motors no more An apology is due to Barack Obama: his takeover of GM could have … Continue reading

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A (late) 4th of July Photo Frenzy

I managed to get a few short posts sent out before my phone died on me. So, here are the rest of the photos I snagged and was unable to upload. Here is the Hare Krishna ‘free feast’ (donation accepted), … Continue reading

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Filming an Officer? That’s an arrest.

Today’s story is on this article from the Washington Post , published on June 16th. The basic premise of the article is that in certain states filming Police Officers while they are on duty is illegal. And in one state, … 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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Coming up this week:

I will be checking in with Harry Mitchell’s office and his Chief of Staff in an on going quest to find some purpose for myself. Or, in other words, I will be looking for work on the Hill. Wish me … Continue reading

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