THE NEW FORTY Freedom is not free.
USA Today's website has a powerful story and video aboutUSMC Cpl. Ronny "Tony" Porta that I think should be mandatory reading and viewing for every American who wants to maintain citizenship in this c... Posted on 4/29/13 at 8:58 PM
RED RIVER ORTHODOX: ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY IN THE RED RIVER VALLEY AND NORTH DAKOTA Assorted Church History News
Today, while taking a break, I came across some very intriguing articles that I share with you all here. I realize that is not why one comes to this site typically, but in this case, I hope you'll exc... Posted on 2/19/13 at 10:34 PM
THE FLENSBURGER FILES Did Sandy push the presidential elections back? I hope so.
There is a proverb that I want to start this column on: It is about disaster. When disaster strikes, people chip in to help. When politicians help, disaster strikes again. Therefore, people go first o... Posted on 10/30/12 at 7:23 PM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Sept. 11 ceremony honors ND soldiers
BISMARCKThree North Dakotans killed in action in Iraq and Afghanistan will be honored this weekend as their names are added to the North Dakota Memorial to the Fallen in the Global War on Terrorism.
... Posted on 9/9/10 at 12:30 PM
It's been more than six years since a bomb ripped away the eyes from Shams Karim, killed her mother and left the little girl, now 7, blind and disfigured for life. Psychiatric drugs help control her outbursts of crying and screaming.
J.D. Williams didn't think much about the smoke cloud that often shrouded his air base in Iraq. Not when it covered everything he owned with black soot or when his wheezing and coughing made it difficult to sleep at night.
Wearing a U.S. Army uniform and flanked by Iraqi lawmakers, an American citizen announced Saturday that he was being released from more than nine months of imprisonment by a Shiite militia that for years targeted U.S. troops.
Lara Jakes and Qassim Abdul-Zahra
, March 17, 2012
Amber Nelson and her husband Brett recently won an all-inclusive Caribbean trip – valued at more than $6,000 – from the singer’s “14 Days of Forever Love” contest. Amber's from Fertile, Minn.; Brett, a National Guardsman and Iraq war vet, is from Cavalier, N.D.
Young people who identify themselves as so-called Emos are being brutally killed at an alarming rate in Iraq, where militias have distributed hit lists of victims and security forces say they are unable to stop crimes against the subculture that is widely perceived in Iraq as being gay.
The scandal of abuse of Iraqi detainees at Abu Ghraib prison near Baghdad nearly a decade ago “was primarily due to failure of leadership,” said an officer who exerted leadership there shortly after the incidents. Retired Col. Martin Breaker spoke to about 40 people Monday night at a Sons of Norway meeting.
A gang of gunmen disguised in military-style uniforms and carrying forged arrest warrants killed 25 police today, then hoisted the battle flag of al-Qaida in a carefully planned early morning shooting spree in western Iraq, officials said.
The apparently coordinated bombings and shootings unfolded over four hours in the capital Baghdad — where most of the deaths occurred — and 11 other cities. They struck government offices, restaurants and one in the town of Musayyib hit close to a primary school. At least 225 people were wounded.
Qassim Abdul-Zahra and Sameer N. Yacoub
, February 23, 2012
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