Monthly Archives: May 2011

(UPDATED 6/7) Pyrrhic Victory: Syrian President Bashar Assad Wins

“Damascus is humming in anticipation of the victory speech Syrian President Bashar Assad is about to deliver in the coming hours with the announcement that the 10-week popular uprising against his regime has been defeated, debkafile’s military sources report. In … Continue reading

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“Loser Pays” in Texas. Lawyers not happy with new law.

‘Loser Pays,’ Texas Small Business Wins – By Stephen DeMaura – The Corner – National Review Online “Gov. Rick Perry and the Texas state legislature want the rest of the country to hear this message loud and clear: The Lone … Continue reading

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Torture of the child martyr: ‘Rebel’, 13, shot, kneecapped and had genitals removed before being killed by Syria’s sadistic regime

Last updated at 3:57 PM on 31st May 2011 “Devotedly washed and sprinkled with rose petals, Hamza Ali al-Khateeb lies prepared for burial. But the rituals of death cannot wipe away the horrific injuries that have mutilated his body almost … Continue reading

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Headquarters, Grand Army of the Republic…General Order No.11, Washington, D.C., May 5, 1868

Headquarters, Grand Army of the Republic General Orders No.11, Washington, D.C., May 5, 1868 The 30th day of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Tribute: a beautiful song by an amazing artist

“Il Silenzio (Silence in English) is an Italian pop music instrumental piece, with a small part of spoken Italian lyrics, notable for its trumpet theme. It was written in 1965 by trumpet player Nini Rosso and Guglielmo Brezza, its thematic … Continue reading

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Lech Walesa Snubs Obama: ‘It Doesn’t Suit Me’

“What does Lech see?” Poland’s former president and Solidarity founder Lech Walesa has snubbed an invitation to meet with President Barack Obama. Mr Walesa, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983, had been invited by Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski … Continue reading

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Memorial Day: It requires US to remember.

“Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.” “All hearts go out to the fighter pilots, whose brilliant actions we see with our own eyes day after day, but we must … Continue reading

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