Thursday, June 30, 2022

Book Release; The U.S. Colored Troops at Andersonville Prison…

December 31, 2009 by  
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Tweet ( Charles Town, WV…..Charles Town West Virginia national award winning author Bob O’Connor, a Civil War writer who has given us three historicalnovels about the conflict, has changed gears and published a non-fictioncivil war book called “The U.S. Colored Troops at Andersonville Prison.” The book is a follow up of his fictional account “Catesby: […]

A New Terror Threat…

December 29, 2009 by  
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Tweet ( The latest botched act of terrorism raises important questions about U.S. competence in guarding against terror, and yet another American effort to build an important relationship with a fragile, unstable country. On Christmas Day, a clatter, a puff of smoke and a brief, terrifying flame: Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab, a 23-year-old Nigerian passenger […]

Gov. Paterson succeeds as unlikely critic of Obama…

December 29, 2009 by  
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Tweet ( Since being thrust into the mantle of leadership after the ignominious fall of his predecessor, Eliot Spitzer, New York Governor David Paterson’s rocky tenure has transformed him into something of a political piñata. A withering recession, the state’s battered finances, New York’s often treacherous politics, and the weight of his own mistakes converged […]

The dumbing down of the American media consumer…

December 29, 2009 by  
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Tweet ( As the United States continues to tout itself as the world’s only remaining superpower, a casual observer might at the same time expect Americans to be counted among the world’s most informed and enlightened people. However, with the advent of the 24-hour news cycle and the expansion of on-line communications, the supply of […]

Obama Again Reminds He’s Not Black President Obama…

December 21, 2009 by  
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Tweet ( The Congressional Black Caucus got another painful reminder that President Obama is not black President Obama. In a press interview Obama bluntly said that he would not propose any special initiatives for blacks. Obama’s sharp retort was in direct response to questions about how he’d solve a glaring problem and a glaring demand […]

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