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Happy Valentine’s Day Everyone!
How it All Got Started
How did this heart-filled, card-sending, candy-giving holiday begin? The exact details of its origins are not clear, but the basis behind Valentine’s Day stems from a priest named Valentine who lived during the reign of Roman emperor Claudius II, also known as “Claudius the Cruel.” Read the rest of this entry »
“Hillary told staff that she could not fathom how an army private, Bradley Manning, with psychological problems and a drag-queen boyfriend could single-handedly cause the United States unprecedented embarrassment just by labeling massive downloads as Lady Gaga songs.”
On July 6, 2010, Private Bradley Manning, a 22 year old intelligence analyst with the United States Army in Baghdad, was charged with disclosing this video (after allegedly speaking to an unfaithful journalist). The whistle-blower behind the Pentagon Papers, Daniel Ellsberg, has called Mr. Manning a ‘hero’. He is currently imprisoned in Kuwait. The Apache crew and those behind the cover up depicted in the video have yet to be charged.
Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand, and is commemorated by both countries on 25 April every year to honour the members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought at Gallipoli in Turkey during World War One.
Armed U.S. Death Drones were over Pakistan, killing people on the ground, almost as soon as the new year began. In the first two weeks of 2011 five drones strikes were recorded in Pakistan.
Though Islamabad has upped its public protests against these attacks, the skies above Pakistan will be dark with drones this year.
Why am I not surprised? The fundamentalist christians are at it again. I can just see the snipers now – chanting softly “killing for Jeezus, hot DAMN! – I got me one!” SICK FUX!
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Dunno just how clued-in you are to these devices; essentially they are simply unmanned american aircraft carrying a cheap explosive designed to cause as much damage as possible, at the lowest dollar cost, in a most cowardly way.