NIE ROCKS! 150th Anniversary Gettysburg Address
In honor of the 150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address on Nov. 19, here's a special MCT One Page featuring one of the greatest speeches in American history.
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THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Mystery Bridge 34: A Double-Leaf in California?
To start off this article, let's begin by asking this question: do you know of bridges in the US like this one in the picture: a double-leaf bascule bridge that was built before or at the turn of th... Posted on 11/8/13 at 6:40 AM
THE PERIPHERY Mail Order Heroin
I once talked to a former drug addict who was a roadie for a rock-n-roll band. He shared about getting cocaine sent to him from his dealer back in LA when the band was on the road.
"How do you send c... Posted on 9/24/13 at 7:04 AM
THE NEW FORTY More than a two day tour....
I have concluded from our brief Washington, DC trip that a byproduct of a two-day DC adventure is a recognition that you need to come back when you have more time. This is not a place that can be seen... Posted on 8/2/13 at 7:58 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Minnesotans of today to remember those who died in Civil War
By Don Davis
Minnesota soldiers gave their lives on July 2, 1863, in the Civil Wars Battle of Gettysburg to buy fellow Union troops a few minutes, and up to 100 Minnesotans plan to remember the sacri... Posted on 6/25/13 at 4:36 PM
YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea — A defiant flash of North Korean artillery within sight of the island that it attacked this week sent a warning signal to Seoul and Washington: The North is not backing down.
LONDON – U.S. forces often failed to follow up on credible evidence that Iraqi forces mistreated, tortured and killed their captives as they battled a violent insurgency, according to accounts contained in what was purportedly the largest leak of secret information in U.S. history.
Art shows conflicts through soldiers’ eyes
PHILADELPHIA – For as long as the United States has gone to war, it has sent soldiers marching off to battle armed with paintbrushes, canvas, ink and sketchbooks.
The author of a recent Forum opinion letter describes our national intelligence structure as “huge, uncoordinated, inefficient, possibly ineffective and certainly very expensive,” suggesting this is due to a “panicked reaction” to the thousands of deaths and mass destruction at the hands of Islamic terrorists in New York City.
BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber blew himself up Tuesday among hundreds of army recruits who had gathered near a military headquarters in an attack officials said killed 60 and wounded 125, one of the bloodiest bombings in months in the Iraqi capital.
LONDON — The release of some 91,000 secret U.S. military documents on the Afghanistan war is just the beginning, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange promised Monday, adding that he still has thousands more Afghan files to post online.
WASHINGTON – Amid soaring budget deficits, President Barack Obama is running into congressional qualms over how to pay for his troop buildup in Afghanistan. Military strategy aside, the $30 billion cost is causing concern on both sides of the aisle.
Tom Raum, Associated Press Writer
, December 03, 2009
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