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Photo of the Month: Unshakable Dignity

719Romantic Heretic
7/11/16 3:57:14 pm
re: #309 I Would Prefer Not To That's my wife. No wonder I love her so much.

Things are getting very dicey in Baton Rouge again tonight, and here’s a tremendously moving photo that captures the essence of the situation: a lone protester in a summer dress standing up to police in riot gear with quiet, unshakable dignity. It’s one of those iconic images that captures …

Kristof: ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Needs Clear Goals

“The protest reminded me a bit of Tahrir Square in Cairo”
10/03/11 11:29:42 am
re: #321 lostlakehiker At the high end, increasing taxes decreases tax revenues by suppressing production revenues. That's an obvious point to which there is no disagreement. The flaw comes when claiming this is true at the low end. It's false ...

NATO Airstrike Kills Qaddafi’s Son

The Colonel barely escapes
557funky chicken
5/01/11 11:31:54 am
re: #83 Dark_Falcon Yes it is. But that's not how it will play for a lot of Muslims. And bombing a private residence is not a good idea, regardless. If intel assets saw Mo and wife enter the home, they ...

Gaddafi May Be Ready to Fold His Tent

‘Feelers’ have been ‘extended’
3/25/11 11:15:21 am
re: #508 iossarian Fair enough point. For myself, I try to keep it as objective as I can -- despite my obvious views on the subject -- so I can educate, inform and prompt an intelligent discourse, from which I, ...

Obama’s Shift Toward Military Intervention in Libya

US joins coalition of European and Arab countries, but no troops
529Mike DeGuzman
3/21/11 8:51:22 pm
re: #518 dragonfire1981 So what will the President will do with Yemen, Syria, Bharain, Saudi Arabia, Iran, when they start to slaughter their own people who are protesting against them? Strong response like in Libya?

UN Security Council Authorizes Military Force in Libya

Obama warns Gaddafi to stop the violence
3/19/11 9:30:39 pm
re: #3 Targetpractice, Worst of Both Worlds Clinton never sent troops into Bosnia, unless there are some there on peacekeeping detail. If there are any there, apparently they're not getting shot at.