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There’s a link between teenagers and revolution - Sam Harris. 

We don’t have enough teenagers for a revolution.

When I was an officer in the Air Force, I was a data scientist and at one point we were tasked with determining what level of violence in Iraq could be considered “normal” so that we could declare victory and leave with dignity. 1,442 more words


Fort Pulaski (Fort Pulaski National Monument, GA)

An imposing structure with walls 11 feet thick, Fort Pulaski was widely regarded at the start of the Civil War as an impenetrable fortress guarding Savannah, Georgia from a Federal naval attack. 273 more words


Upcoming Post: The Jonquil Historical Trail, Part 1

A Brief History of Smyrna Georgia by William P. Marchione

Smyrna, Georgia also known as the Jonquil City has been witness to many intriguing historical events and notable characters over is long and storied past. 86 more words

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Officials: Suspected US strike kills 3 al-Qaida operatives

(AP) — Yemeni tribal and security officials say a suspected U.S. airstrike has killed three al-Qaida operatives on Yemen‘s southern coast.

The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief the media, say the operatives killed in Shabwa province on Sunday were driving a car when an unmanned aircraft targeted their vehicle. 43 more words


Pickett's Charge: The History and Legacy of the Civil War's Most Famous

Troy McElfresh narrated Pickett’s Charge.

Despite the fact that the Civil War began over 150 years ago, it remains one of the most widely discussed topics in America today. 217 more words

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The Story of John 'RIP' Ford

Born in South Carolina on May 26, 1815, John Salmon Ford grew up on a plantation in Lincoln County, Tennessee. He was studious and went on to study medicine. 355 more words