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What I saw at the party: NHGOP 2012

If I had a buck for every election postmortem I’ve read in the last ten days, I could pay for my coffee for a month. Some of the columns have been written by Republicans whom I somehow didn’t come across as I worked for NHGOP  this year. 1,118 more words

Leaven For The Loaf

Islam 101 and Lying, Part II.b

In the prior post (Part II.a), I began examining the topic of Lying within Islam. Most lying is viewed as sin.  Some is not. The prophet Mohammed himself identified the categories within which lying does not count as sin. 850 more words

Politics

The Coalition: The Plan, 1

The phone rang just as Ron and Cheryl counted down the last few seconds of their 5 minute wait.  Before Ron had a chance to speak, O-Man’s voice came through telling him to not say a word but to listen carefully. 962 more words

Current Events

The Legacy of The Colbert Report: The 2012 Election and Super PACs

Last week in class we ended up on the subject of The Daily Show and The Colbert Report. One girl in my class said that while she enjoys Stephen Colbert, she never knows if he’s being serious. 598 more words

Television

Survey finds most Americans see U.S. as fading superpower

Note: The American flag flown upside down is a signal not of disrespect, but of dire distress

A recent Military Times survey finds America’s active-duty troops to be plagued with low morale in every indicator, from overall quality of life to pay, and with a low regard for their officers and senior military leadership. 174 more words

United States

Dr. Eowyn reblogged this on Fellowship of the Minds and commented:

Once again I ask: To the Americans who voted for Obama in 2008 and 2012, are you happy now?

Survey finds U.S. military plagued with low morale

The U.S. military, the most powerful military in the world, has a severe morale problem.

A Military Times survey of 2,300 active-duty troops conducted in July-August 2014, found morale indicators on the decline in nearly every aspect of military life. 550 more words

United States

Dr. Eowyn reblogged this on Fellowship of the Minds and commented:

To the Americans who voted for Obama in 2008 and 2012, are you happy now?

I’m Not Ready to Make Nice

I like to consider myself a tolerant person, even though I know, deep down inside, I’m not. I’m a generation Xer, a former military member and a girl who grew up with the threat of Islam leaning over her head. 898 more words

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