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US Troops once Attacked Russia in 1918?

100 Years Ago US Troops Attacked Russia’s Pacific Coast and Committed Atrocities

Four men, accused of being partisans, are alleged to have been buried alive. The wife of a partisan is said to have been “pierced by bayonets and drowned in a garbage pit” [искололи тело штыками и утопили в помойной яме]. 1,801 more words

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Short story: While (U > I) I- -; by Hugh Howey, from Machine Learning: New And Collected Stories. Highly Recommended.

Poem: Remember by Christina Rossetti, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast. 28 more words

The Ray Bradbury Challenge

The dog who devoured Walden

“Books,” Thoreau declares in Walden, “must be read as deliberately and reservedly as they were written.”

In his puppyhood, Reese had a voracious yet discerning appetite for books. 498 more words

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One of my favorite columnist/ thinker, Thomas L. Friedman has shared his take regarding the situation with N Korea and Its leader, Kim Jong Un. 1,296 more words

Politics

jilldennison reblogged this on Filosofa's Word and commented:

Today, my friend Gronda has shared the astute, well-reasoned words of one of my favourite political analysts, Thomas Friedman. This post needs no introduction from me, as it speaks for itself. Excellent post, Gronda ... thank you!

One of my favorite columnist/ thinker, Thomas L. Friedman has shared his take regarding the situation with N Korea and Its leader, Kim Jong Un. 1,296 more words

Politics

Greatness

Many, many years ago, when I was a young student one rather iconoclastic teacher suggested to us that we needed to reconsider who were the “greatest” British monarchs … it was not, he said, Alfred the Great, nor Henry V nor even ‘Gloriana’ (Elizabeth I). 731 more words

Foreign Policy

Reading George Kennan's reports of Korea in 1905

I’m reading reports on “The Outlook” by George Kennan in 1905. You can read them online. I’ve just finished skimming and it seems they’re very very interesting. 148 more words

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