Geneva Conventions Redefined: The New U.S. Department of War By Lt. Eric N. Shine and Gary Corseri

By Lt. Eric N. Shine USNR – USMMRR/USMMA KP/ and Gary Corseri
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June 7, 2011

Laser Guided Democracy

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“What’s in a name?”

–William Shakespeare

Most people are unaware of the larger picture developing over the past seven or eight decades, or have been willing to ignore it. This still-developing image portrays matters requiring knowledge of world history, a degree of self-education and a global perspective to recognize and decipher.

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Late Breaking—Sometimes Broken—News by Rosemary and Walter Brasch

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by Rosemary and Walter Brasch
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Dandelion Salad
September 14, 2009

WNEP-TV, a large regional station in northeastern Pennsylvania, led its noon news, Friday, Sept. 11, with the announcement that there was finally a compromise on the state budget.

The legislators have been playing politics, stalling, and delaying for more than two months, leaving Pennsylvania the only state without a budget. To the viewer, it seemed that the executive branch and the legislative branch finally figured out that the people’s money needed to be budgeted and used. This would have been great news–except that in the same story, we also learned there were still some details to be worked out.

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