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VIETNAM AND IRAQ, A COMPARISON.

We just passed the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon. The war in Vietnam was the seminal event of my generation of baby boomers. It is a sad and tragic story of a war that was unpopular and it’s tragic effects on the people of Vietnam, and the people of America. 1,043 more words

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MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND 2015

The other day I got to talking to a friend of mine. He’s 94 years old now. Jim is a veteran of World War II. He served with the 1st Marine division. 358 more words

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OIL AND THE LESSONS TO BE LEARNED FROM NORWAY.

Oil, black crude, has been the engine of the industrial revolution since its discovery and the discovery of the many uses of oil. Like Uncle Jeb from the Beverly Hills, there’s oil in them thar hills there is. 432 more words

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THE END OF AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM. THE NEW BANANA REPUBLIC.

If you are old enough to remember, America was number one in the world in a lot of things. The road to the future may be paved with good intentions, but not America’s roads and bridges. 605 more words

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THE CITY OF LOS ANGELES AND THE RAISING OF THE MINIMUM WAGE.

In a growing trend Los Angeles is joining other major cities in raising the minimum wage. The City Council by a 14 to 1 vote instructed their City Attorney, Mike Feuer, to prepare an ordinance to carry out the wage hikes. 631 more words

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TWO AMERICAS PART II: RACISM IN AMERICA

Before the Civil War was fought, the country was being torn apart by slavery. The Lincoln-Douglas debates in 1858, epitomized the growing controversy of slavery even in a part of the country where slavery did not exist. 1,028 more words

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WHO WILL REPLACE SENATOR BARBARA BOXER?

The race to see who will replace Senator Barbara Boxer has become more interesting this week. I am not sure anyone can actually replace an iconic figure such as Senator Boxer but the political campaign became more serious this week with the entrance into the race of Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez. 211 more words

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