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A Democracy In Name Only

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Of course, we Americans are reminded of this by our president’s historic trip this week to Africa and his excoriating various national leaders for their suppression of journalists who write articles that are critical of the government. 509 more words

Renewables - Politics

Las Vegas Police Seek Suspect In Fatal sidewalk shooting

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police are seeking a suspect in the shooting death of a man found near a sidewalk east of Nellis Air Force Base. 91 more words


As Long As The World of Politics Remains Machiavellian, It’s Foolish To Hope for Government Support of a Sustainable Energy Policy

Niccolò Machiavelli was born on this day in 1469, a man best remembered for his work called “The Prince,” a set of suggestions for heads of state that can be summarized as follows, according to the Writer’s Almanac: 506 more words

Renewables - Politics

General Officer Assignments

The chief of staff, Air Force announced the following assignments:

Col. James. J. Burks, who has been selected for the grade of brigadier general, director, Air Force Medical Support Operations, and administrator, … 342 more words

Department Of Defense

SWAT Stand-Off Ends In Police Shooting

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Authorities say a man was shot and killed by police during an overnight SWAT standoff at an apartment near an entrance to Nellis Air Force Base in northeast Las Vegas. 87 more words


4th Fighter Wing F-15E 'Strike Eagles' head to Nellis in support of Red Flag 15-1

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. — Eight of the 4th Fighter Wing’s F-15Es took off for Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, in support of Red Flag 15-1, Jan. 932 more words

Military Aviation

40 years of Red Flag at Nellis

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.  — Some called them the “Iron Majors” though this group in particular went on to be known as the “Fighter Mafia.” Never mind the title, that was the last thing on their minds as the group of the Air Force’s best and brightest young officers congregated in the little known depths of the Pentagon’s basement offices. 1,495 more words

Military Aviation