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The Brothers

Title:                      The Brothers

Author:                 Stephen Kinzer

Kinzer, Stephen (2013). The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War. New York: Times Books/Henry Holt and Comps… 614 more words

They Might Have Both Made Good Surgeons or “The attention is in the details.”

We were getting a scary lecture on Universal Time Out at work. Not because there had been an ‘Uh oh” in our OR, but something somewhere had happened and our Director did not want it happening here. 301 more words

Yucking It Up

So I saw through the Internet that Jeb Bush showed up on Jimmy Fallon’s show last night to yuck it up.

Whether it’s the first lady, the governor of New Jersey or anyone else in the news, Jimmy Fallon regularly has politicians on his show. 867 more words


An April Shower of Dominoes: 40 Year Anniversary of the End of the Vietnam War

April 30, 2015 marks the official end to the Vietnam War. April 1975 was as sobering month for the Washington crowd who foolishly hung on to the ideals of the Truman Doctrine. 449 more words

History & Culture

A generous peace

Japan will long be remembered as the perpetrator of the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941, followed by years of astonishing cruelty against those it conquered. 476 more words


The history of Wall Street’s unspoken relationship to Nazi Germany: dragon teeth to be planted all over Europe again


  • Do modern Germany and perhaps other NATO allies still want Lebensraum (“living space”) and the “conquest of Lebensraum”? The land grabs underway in Africa and Asia demonstrate that this issue hasn’t gone away, and Russia is so much closer.
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Did you know the first hypocrites were actors in ancient Greece?

The word “hypocrisy” which is a much used political word these days was apparently born in the  1,708 more words