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

December 31, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) 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 (Akiit.com) 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 (Akiit.com) 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 (Akiit.com) 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 (Akiit.com) 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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