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America is not entitled by God to middle eastern conflict

Someone has to say it.  This week I briefly endured the undiscernable excuse of “war coverage” on national TV channels.  I also watched Governor Rick Perry preaching to room of New Hampshire Republicans how the American people seem to deserve and are somehow entitled, by birthright or by God, to march into a sovereign nation like Afghanistan, Pakistan or Iraq. 854 more words

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Mourning Keepsakes

Mourning jewelry and other similar keepsakes became popular objects created and worn to honor a loved one or a person of importance. Queen Victoria unknowingly propagated the trend upon the death of her husband, Prince Albert, in 1861. 483 more words


Reactions to Lincoln's Death

Six days after the surrender of Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia, John Wilkes Booth assassinated Abraham Lincoln while at Ford’s Theatre in Washington DC.  1,433 more words


A Syrian boy mourns in the rubble of a building

A Syrian boy mourns in the rubble of a building following a reported air strike by government forces on the rebel held area in the east of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.


What Everyone Else is Talking About

In the past week, there were some harsh words said among military spouses. There was an article on SpouseBUZZ. There was a follow-up. And then, there was… 456 more words


Navy reassigns security officer following fatal shooting

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy has reassigned an officer who ran security operations at Naval Station Norfolk after a civilian got on base in 2014 and killed a sailor aboard a ship. 127 more words


NIST’s Immediate Need for an Enterprise Backup Software Solution

by Chris Wiedemann, Senior Analyst

COTS vendors that sell continuity of operations (COOP), disaster recovery, or enterprise backup software should get in touch with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the next few days. 202 more words

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