Daily Archives: November 11, 2007

Justice Comes Late

Untitled document But it finally comes for two more members of the Khmer Rouge regime that murdered at least 1.7 million people (other estimates range much higher than that.). Ieng Sary and his wife, Ieng Thirith, have been arrested by … Continue reading

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The Missing Monks

Untitled document The military junta that rules Burma says that it has released all but less than 100 people of those detained in the bloody crackdown on dissent in September. They say that 3,000 have been released. The regime will not say how many Buddhist … Continue reading

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Gifts Of Thanks

Untitled document Major Elizabeth Robbins, deployed in Iraq, thanks America and Americans for the "paper love" sent to the troops deployed overseas. It means the world to the men and women serving our country in distant places. Those of us … Continue reading

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German Town Overrun

Untitled document In the most literal sense of the word. The village of Obereichstaett in Bavaria is once again facing the annual invasion. It happens every year about this time when the uncounted millions of feet march over the town. … Continue reading

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Armistice Day

Untitled document Harry Patch is the very last British veteran of the trenches of World War One. (I first posted about Mr Patch when he helped kick off the annual Poppy Appeal in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset late last month.) Today Mr. … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day And Project Valour-IT

Untitled document Today is the day that is set aside to honor those who have served this country in the armed forces. What better way to express your support for veterans than by donating to Project Valour-IT? Project Valour-IT, in … Continue reading

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Saving A Piece Of History

Untitled document A group of volunteers, headed by a French woman who heads a D-Day museum in Merville, Normandy, is trying to rescue a shot-up C-47 cargo airplane that is abandoned at an airport in Bosnia. If the Bosnian government … Continue reading

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Ignore Gore

Untitled document Bjorn Lomborg, who believes global warming is real, does not believe – in any way shape or form – in the hyped up nonsense being passed off as science by Al Gore. While Gore may have won the … Continue reading

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The Eleventh Hour Of The Eleventh Day Of The Eleventh Month

Untitled document In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the … Continue reading

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Spitzer Backing Off From Licenses for Lawbreakers®?

Untitled document Eliot Spitzer has caused rather a lot of problems for Democrats with his Licenses for Lawbreakers® scheme. His plan to give driver's licenses to illegal immigrants provided the tool that wounded Hillary Clinton and started making her look … Continue reading

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