Monthly Archives: April 2013

European Civilization

At its best, Latin graffiti is deeply moving, like these lines found in a Pompeii bar: Nihil durare potest tempore perpetuo;Cum bene sol nituit, redditur oceano,Decrescit Phoebe, quae modo fuit,Ventorum feritas saepe fit aura levis. “Nothing can last for ever;/Once … Continue reading

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Egypt under Morsi

Egypt president sees ‘deep state’ as enemy within President Mohamed Morsi has warned of conspiracies within his government. But some say he wants to simply replace the power structure with one loyal to him. Members of the opposition Black Bloc … Continue reading

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Boston Marathon Tragedy

Christopher Padget photographed 75 survivors of the Boston Marathon Bombings, all of whom have tattoos inked on their bodies to commemorate the atrocity that killed three and injured 264 on April 15 2013. They include Patrick (left), whose tattoo depicts … Continue reading

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Glory of God

Celestial Events: http://events.slooh.com VERY amazing images www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/travel/a-lens-that-looks-to-the-stars/2015/08/27/ee7942b6-4ccf-11e5-902f-39e9219e574b_gallery.html When two become one: The European Southern Observatory (ESO) say the system, named VFTS 352, lies about 160 000 light-years from Earth in the Large Magellanic Cloud (artist’s impression pictured) www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3282992/The-kiss-DEATH-Hottest-largest-double-star-discovered-form-black-holes.html U.S. researchers … Continue reading

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FRANCE

La France n’a pas d’avenir a moins qu’elle arrete d’encourager les gens a etre non productifs et penaliser les gens qui sont productifs. In France, New Tech Academy Defies Conventional Wisdom www.nytimes.com/2013/11/16/world/europe/in-france-new-tech-academy-defies-conventional-wisdom.html Agnes Dherbeys for The International Herald Tribune Xavier … Continue reading

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Disgraceful Treatment of VETerans HE SAVED MANY

After veteran Daniel Somers’s suicide, his family has a new mission: Improve VA services Daniel Somers with his wife in June of 2006. www.washingtonpost.com/politics/after-veteran-daniel-somerss-suicide-his-family-has-a-new-mission-improve-va-services/2013/08/23/ae67b2c2-0526-11e3-9259-e2aafe5a5f84_story.html Despite backlogs, VA disability claims processors get bonuses Mary Shinn/News21 – Sean Meade was an Army … Continue reading

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Equality of Opportunity Based upon Merit

‘Entitled’ high school senior sparks a firestorm of anger after she writes a scathing open letter to the Ivy League schools that rejected her By DAILY MAIL REPORTER PUBLISHED: 13:54 EST, 4 April 2013 | UPDATED: 16:10 EST, 4 April … Continue reading

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Honest Abe Savior and Martyr

The chair in which Abraham Lincoln was shot has been on display at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan, for 85 years. On April 15, it will be removed from its encasing to be displayed for the 150th anniversary … Continue reading

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