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Calypso Jones
Today at 01:40:10 PM by Calypso Jones
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Utah Man Returns to U.S. After Two-Year Detention in Venezuela

Joshua Holt went to the country to marry a woman and was soon held on espionage charges

By Vivian Salama,
Juan Forero and
Kejal Vyas

 Updated May 27, 2018 9:02 a.m. ET
President Donald Trump on Saturday welcomed former missionary Joshua Holt home to the U.S., telling the Utah native that securing his freedom from a Venezuelan prison was “a tough one.”
Mr. Holt, 26 years old, had been held for two years on espionage charges without...
Mornac
Today at 12:15:19 PM by Mornac
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Enjoy yer chalupas, dalib!
Mornac
Today at 10:55:13 AM by Mornac
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...born or unborn!
Calypso Jones
Yesterday at 11:31:03 PM by Calypso Jones
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moments.


Politics disintegrating into gotcha moments

By Rachel Alexander
web posted May 21, 2018

Before the politically correct crowd started criticizing free speech constantly, you rarely heard about gaffes by politicos. Now the news is full of them. The left figured out that by labeling more and more speech as “hate” and “intolerant,” they could take down figures out the right without ever actually debating them on the merits of issues. Remarks that no one blinked an eye at 25 years ago have become ...
Steve McGarrett
Yesterday at 06:32:22 PM by Steve McGarrett
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It was overwhelming. 

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/26/world/europe/ireland-abortion-yes.html

By Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura
May 26, 2018

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DUBLIN — Ireland voted decisively to repeal one of the world’s more restrictive abortion bans, sweeping aside generations of conservative patriarchy and dealing the latest in a series of stinging rebukes to the Roman Catholic Church.

The surprising landslide, reflected...
hurricanehook
Yesterday at 12:54:18 PM by hurricanehook
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Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day 2018 occurs on Monday, May 28. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Unofficially, it marks the beginning of the summer season.

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RealityHasALiberalBias
Yesterday at 11:43:16 AM by RealityHasALiberalBias
Views: 139 | Comments: 31

New, exciting Democrats on the right side of issues will be blowing #fakepresident cultists and morons away. We are the majority. WE, THE PEOPLE will stomp out fascism yet again.
Steve McGarrett
Yesterday at 10:51:18 AM by Steve McGarrett
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http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-23427726

Was My Lai just one of many massacres in Vietnam War?
28 August 2013

In a war in which lip service was often paid to winning "hearts and minds", the US military had an almost singular focus on one defining measure of success in Vietnam: the body count - the number of enemy killed in action.

Vietnamese forces, outgunned by their adversaries, relied heavily on mines and other booby traps as well as sniper ...

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