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U.N. Truth Commission / MH17 Coverup / UNSC Calls For Ceasefire.

Posted on August 29, 2014

by Jerry Alatalo

The United Nations must form a permanent Truth Commission. The purpose of such a group would be just as its name implies: truth. 1,325 more words

Earth Matters

Should NATO Welcome Ukraine?

With Ukraine’s effort to subdue the pro-Russian rebels in the eastern part of the country faltering, it is understandable that its Prime Minister submitted a proposal… 229 more words

The 5 longest books I have read


I’m reading War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy.  IF I finish it, it will be the longest book I have ever read–over 1100 densely written pages. 100 more words

Books Read

Marines in a blasted forest

  • Oil on Ampersand Gessobord
  • 11″ x 14″
  • In a private collection

This painting and “Vietnam Warriors” has me thinking about war and the hell that it is. 622 more words


Wounded Warrior

Today I attended a conference for mental health providers serving our Veterans. This conference focused on the emotional and spiritual cost of war. With soldiers returning from multiple deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan we find that many of our veteran’s carry wounds that may be physical but also of the mind, heart and soul. 245 more words

On This Day

Leo Tolstoy born 1828.

He is regarded as one of the greatest novelists in the history of world literature. His all-encompassing War and Peace and Anna Karenina are acknowledged as supreme examples of the realistic novel.

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