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The changing nature of war, or is the West only just starting to catch up?

The kind of war that most of us remember, and that most history books contain, are wars against nations. Armies, navies, air forces – all are the forces of nation-states use to either conquer other nations (re: Iraq taking over Kuwait) or to protect its citizenry (e.g., America after being attacked by Japan in WW …

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Frequent Flyer

I used to do a lot of flying…a LOT of flying.  First for Digital Equipment in the early to mid 80’s and then again with my present company from the late 90’s up to about a year ago.  How much?  For a few years, I was a member of United’s Premier Executive level.  Kinda nice, …

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Aviso! Don’t Drink the Water!

In a July 6th posting, I wrote Over the Independence Day weekend, I visited Hampton Beach for a time and attended the midnight fireworks show at the Weirs. At both locations, when watching and listening to those around me, I found myself faced with the reality that we are fast being swarmed by a foreign …

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Good answer, though

   Katie Couric, while interviewing a Marine sniper, asked:  What do you feel when you shoot a terrorist? The Marine shrugged and replied: "Recoil." ———————————————– Well, it looks like I did want to believe this one.  Since posting that earlier today, I have been advised to use an "Urban Myth" tag on this one.  However, …

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Party Pooper

From Treehugger – I have a couple of "environmental" blogs that I read.  Why?  I do believe that we should and can be able to use other technologies utilizing alternative energy sources.  For instance, my former house had "active" solar hot water and space heating to conserve and cut my energy bill.  My current house …

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