Default Through Immorality by Philip A. Farruggio

by Philip A. Farruggio
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Dandelion Salad
July 22, 2011

They should really include in any dictionary definition of immorality the word empire and vice versa. No matter what empire we study throughout history, they all were formed and strengthened through bloodshed. Do you really think that the Roman Empire was all about superior abilities in commerce and trade, or in actuality their powerful armies and navy that invaded and occupied foreign lands? Continue reading

Cuba: The Anomaly in the Caribbean by Cameron Salisbury

by Cameron Salisbury
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Dandelion Salad
July 16, 2011

Seen on the road to Varadero...

Image by Cristóbal del Castillo Camus via Flickr

Canada’s travel advisory for Cuba:

Cuba — There is no Official Warning for this country. …Normal security precautions should be observed while in Havana and other Cuban cities….

U.S. State Department’s travelers advisory for Cuba:
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Prince Harry Returns to Afghanistan by Felicity Arbuthnot

by Felicity Arbuthnot
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
18 July, 2011

Weapon loadout of the AH-64 Apache

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“They’re in their 20s, but like certain children, they have been told only one story, over and over. Like most children, they believe in an easily identifiable good and evil, and like most children, they are capable of unthinkable cruelty.” Michael Cunningham, novelist (1952- )

Prince Harry, third in line to the throne, is to return to Afghanistan, later in the year, we are told. It was the stuff of discard “B” movies. He would be: “one of the most treasured scalps” to the Taliban if captured; he will be “given a new identity (to ensure) he does not fall in to the hands of barbaric thugs.”

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