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America and Foreign Policy: We've Gone From "Ronnie Raygun" to "Steve Urkel"

We all remember the first time we went into a voting booth and got to pull the lever for the candidate of our choice.

I was especially blessed as a 22 year old college senior. 825 more words

Politics

Group of lawmakers demand to try Mikhail Gorbachev for complicity in USSR breakup

http://en.itar-tass.com/russia/727175

A group of State Duma members from different political factions has prepared a request addressed to Russia’s Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika. The lawmakers demand to conduct a prosecutor’s investigation into the events that took place in the period of USSR breakup. 360 more words

World News

Conversations with Gorbachev: A Documentary Film

In light of the recent Ukraine crisis, there has been a renewed interest in the events surrounding the final years of the Soviet Union. This 1994 documentary, … 135 more words

Former Soviet Union

Why No Condemnations of Soviet Criminals?

Why No Condemnations of Soviet Criminals?
by JBS President John F. McManus

Twenty years ago, more than 800,000 members of Rwanda’s Tutsi tribe were systematically murdered during a mere 100 days by members of the dominant Hutus. 491 more words

THATCHER, Baroness Margaret Hilda – IN MEMORIAM

THATCHER, Baroness Margaret Hilda – IN MEMORIAM

Posted by Greg Lance-Watkins on 08/04/2013

THATCHER, Baroness Margaret Hilda – IN MEMORIAM

Born: Roberts 13-Oct-1925 – Died 08-Apr-2013 Aged 87… 2,326 more words

April 7 - My Personal Year Of Gratitude, Day 97 - Making Cakes for Mikhail Gorbachev

Today, I am grateful for making cakes for Mikhail Gorbachev.

In April of 1990, I had been living in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for about 5-6 months, when I took at job at a start up bakery called Buttercream Desserts. 1,205 more words

Appreciation