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Code Red: Crisis in South Africa

This is Code Red: Crisis in South Africa.

Mandela is dead and a nepotist has stepped into power. The political system has become a plutocracy; political influence is up for sale. 145 more words


A Lesson in Chutzpah

Israelis have a reputation for chutzpah, defined by Leo Rosten in “The Joys of Yiddish” as “that quality enshrined in a man who, having killed his father and mother, throws himself on the mercy of the court because he is an orphan.” 280 more words

Code Red Sirens in Jerusalem

Last week I wrote a blog post about the Israeli Reality without knowing that soon I would be living this reality even more.

Since last week, I’ve experienced three Code Red Sirens. 451 more words

Westminster Police Defend Emergency Notification After Complaints

WESTMINSTER, Colo. (CBS4)- Police in Westminster are defending their usage of an emergency notification for a missing child after residents complained about the early morning call. 404 more words



Now I’ve got some leather I’ve got all sorts of plans of things to make with it. My first project is a little hip/belt pocket, just so I don’t have to have my shorts’ pockets stuffed when I’m without my bag. 609 more words

Good News Friday

This week’s Good News Friday post very nearly didn’t get written at all due to the current situation. As the news starts to get worse and we are hearing of our first casualties I wasn’t sure whether to post anything at all.  1,163 more words

Israel News

Live from Code Red: a Letter from an Israeli Son to his American Father

Hey Big Daddy,

All’s well here in J-town, although the most recent escalation has frayed some nerves. The Israeli government has authorized the calling up 40,000 miluimnikim, and I believe that 10,000 fathers, sons, husbands and brothers have actually received a ‘Draft 8′ notice, ordering them to report for duty. 428 more words