THE FLENSBURG FILES: TRAVELS AND EXPERIENCES GATHERED OF A FORMER MINNESOTAN Guessing Quiz Answers and some other interesting facts
In connection with the previous articles about the Guessing Quiz and Immigration, here are the answers and some interesting facts you need to know about Germans and their travels to America. First... Posted on 4/11/14 at 8:07 AM
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 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 8:04 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 8:58 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 5:36 PM
UNITED NATIONS– Russia on Saturday vetoed a U.N. Security Council draft resolution that declared a planned referendum on the status of Ukraine’s Crimea region “can have no validity” and urged nations and international organizations not to recognize it.
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.
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