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James Carroll considers nonviolence (12/20/14)

“Anti-Semitism is the godfather of this entire problem. That bipolar structure of mind I was defining a few minutes ago, positive vs. negative, that informs the imagination of Christianity in the Constantinian period, is then the grounds on which the culture of Christendom is constructed.

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Dem Think Obama Easy!

Two spelling systems are used for the Jamaican language below. The first, which I call ‘chaka-chaka’, is based on English spelling. The second, ‘prapa-prapa’, is the specialist phonetic system designed by the Jamaican linguist Frederic Cassidy. 1,802 more words

Barack Obama

Person of Interest 04×10 ‘The Cold War’: It has begun

Apparently this week’s Person of Interest was the first part of a trilogy of episodes revolving around the Samaritan vs. Machine battle that this season has been setting up. 62 more words


'The Story Of America's Man-In-Space Programs' - General Dynamics' 1964 Super Space Cards Deck

These space cards tell a story – the story of America’s man-in-space programs. The hearts deal with the human element, the clubs portray the sciences, the spades show products and the diamonds depict modern aerospace management without which the other three elements could not be successful.

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Military And Air Transport

The book I read to research this post was Military Air Transport Operations Volume 6 by Keith Chapman which is a very good book that I bought from a local secondhand bookstore. 301 more words


Fog Of War

The Eleven Lessons of Robert Macnamara is a tell all from the man himself about his years as Secretary of Defense during the Vietnam War, The Cuban Missile Crisis and beyond. 67 more words


Is Diplomacy dead?

Is Diplomacy dead? | 01/12/14
by John Brian Shannon

Whether Iran has, or doesn’t have, the capability to build a nuclear bomb is almost irrelevant to our world. 948 more words