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Jacob Siegal; welcome to the socialist paradise

TSO sends a link to the Daily Beast written by Jacob Siegal, a veteran, he says, of OEF/OIF. He also says that the military is a socialist paradise; Every day before dawn, brave men and women of different races and backgrounds rise as one, united by a common cause. They march together in formation, kept […]

‘Match’ Review: Strong Performances Lift But Don’t Save This Middling Play Adaptation

It is not every day that you get to watch veteran actor Patrick Stewart rave about cunnilingus. Then again, not every day is the Tribeca Film Festival and not every veteran actor agrees to discuss such things in public. The film in question is Match, based on the 2004 play of the same name. Show More Summary

IAVA; more useless, empty gestures

The other day we talked about Paul Rieckhoff and his Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America and their boundless support for a parade through New York City to mark the end, such as it is, of the war in Afghanistan. Today, we read in the pages of the Washington Times how they are pushing for […]

NFL Veterans Whose Starting Jobs Could Be Threatened by 2014 Draft Picks

We are less than three weeks away from the start of three days, seven rounds and 256 player selections. Since we don’t have a lot of time, here’s a quick look at seven veterans in the NFL who could be in danger of losing their starting...Show More Summary

Cornerback Pierre Desir on Bears' radar

The Chicago Bears' search to find a tall cornerback to eventually replace veteran Charles Tillman led the team’s Director of College Scouting Marty Barrett to attend the private Pro Day last month of Lindenwood’s Pierre Desir, according to a source present at the workout. In his latest mock draft, ESPN NFL Draft Analyst Mel Kiper Jr. Show More Summary

Turkey of 1988

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Eagles Cheerleaders SemiFinals

Ten Days after the Eagles Cheerleaders Open Call Auditions, the Semi-Finals (which also featured returning veterans) took place at the Eagles NovaCare Complex in South Philadelphia.   Hopefuls make their way from the practice bubble and across the parking lot. After eight seasons, Alicia is hanging up her poms. Christina Racheal Marissa Malia Next up: [...]

3 New Issues IPO Investors Need to Know About for This Week

The coming days will see the market debuts of Chinese social media platform Weibo, veteran IT services provider for the travel industry Sabre Holdings, and outdoor activities superstore operator Sportsman's Warehouse Holdings.

5 Available Free Agents Still Within the San Diego Chargers Reach

The San Diego Chargers have been fairly quiet in free agency this offseason, but there's still 24 days until the NFL draft, and there are still hungry veterans out on the open market the Chargers could pick up at key positions. Last year, the Chargers signed Jarius Wynn and Deon Butler in April. Show More Summary

Watch Coachella Day 3 Live: Beck, Arcade Fire and 25 More Acts

What surprises will day three of Coachella's first weekend bring us after day one gave us an Outkast reunion and day two shocked us with Beyonce's unexpected cameo? The scheduled lineup features indie rockers Arcade Fire, veteran songwriter...Show More Summary

Opposites Day: Toyota To Switch Out Assembly Robots For Human Expertise

Toyota will reportedly replace some of its manufacturing robots with human workers, in a bid to deliver a higher quality product. Speaking with Bloomberg, Toyota veteran Mitsuru Kawai said his vision for the future included skilled workers “getting back to basics” in order to improve the overall manufacturing process. Show More Summary

Swaziland editor, lawyer re-arrested after release from jail

New York, April 10, 2014--Swaziland police on Wednesday re-arrested veteran editor Bheki Makhubu and human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko three days after they had been released from prison, according to news reports. The two, who were first jailed on March 18 and held until Sunday, had written articles that criticized...

Detroit veteran instigated fight

The other day we read about Adam Wagner, the young veteran in Detroit who was beaten outside of a local 7-Eleven convenience store by three others. Today we read that he may have thrown the first punch and he’s looking at possible charges for the incident himself; Worthy’s office ruled no charges would be issued […]

Diving Program Helps Wounded Soldiers with Rehab

Rincón, Puerto Rico — The first time former U.S. Army National Guard veteran John W. Thompson walked into Walter Reed he knew he had to do something. “I’ve never been to a military hospital and one day I went to have lunch with my wife...

Duchess Kate in cornflower blue McQueen for royal tour day 4

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge today attended a wreath laying ceremony in Blenheim to commemorate World War I. They then met several veterans, and took a walkabout to greet the over 5,000 people who came to see the royal couple. Prince...Show More Summary

23 Veterans Commit Suicide Every Day

Under the Obama Administration, at least 23 veterans commit suicide every day. Active duty suicides in the military jumped by 30% since 2008, with one soldier, sailor, or marine expected to commit suicide in the next 25 hours. Ex-military suicides also increased 10% over the same period to about one every hour. Show More Summary

Barbara Walters' last day on 'The View' will be ...

In roughly five weeks, Barbara Walters will tape her final episode of "The View." The veteran journalist and TV personality said Monday that she's set a date for her impending retirement from daily TV appearances, a decision she announced last year. On May 16, Walters will make her final co-hosting appearance on the ABC daytime […]

Barbara Walters’ Last Day on “The View” is May 16

New from PopCrunch: We’ve got a date: Barbara Walters will formally gave ABC her walking papers on May 16. The news veteran has set the date for her final episode of The View, according to an announcement from ABC News Monday. Barbara is expected to make the exit announcement herself during today’s edition of The View. Show More Summary

#19: Need Some Quiet Time?

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WONDERCON ANAHEIM TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY! #19: Need Some Quiet Time? Even the most seasoned convention veteran gets overwhelmed at times. Here are some tips for finding a nice quiet place at WonderCon Anaheim to regroup and recuperate! Read more

McCutcheon and the Good Old Bipartisan Days

Veteran CBS anchor Bob Schieffer slams the influence of big money in politics. But when he says he wants more bipartisanship, what does he really mean?

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