Daily Archive: 12/26/2017

Dec 26 2017

Hessians

A reprint from 2007 but as true today as it ever was. As U.S. troops return to Iraq, more private contractors follow By Warren Strobel and Phil Stewart, Reuters WASHINGTON Wed Dec 24, 2014 1:17am EST The U.S. government is preparing to boost the number of private contractors in Iraq as part of President Barack …

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Dec 26 2017

Boxing Day

Boxing Day. On the day after Christmas… In feudal times the lord of the manor would give boxes of practical goods such as cloth, grains, and tools to the serfs who lived on his land. Many years ago on the day after Christmas servants would carry boxes to their employers when they arrived for their …

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Dec 26 2017

Pondering the Pundits

Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from> around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Dec 26 2017

The Breakfast Club (Two Turtles Doves)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) (or …

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