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A Bronze Star For A Power Point Presentation, But No Purple Hearts For Fort Hood Shooting Victims

A Bronze Star For A Power Point Presentation, But No Purple Hearts For Fort Hood Shooting Victims

In the modern military, developing a really good sensitivity training seminar can get you a Bronze Star, but getting shot won’t necessarily get you a Purple Heart. On Friday, the Department of Defense revealed that no Purple Hearts would be given to victims – living or deceased – of the Fort Hood massacre. Their reasoning

Forget North Korea, US Admiral Says Global Warming Is The Greatest Threat In The Pacific

Here’s a depressing juxtaposition of headlines from my feed reader this morning. First up, a US admiral declares that global warming is America’s greatest threat in the Pacific: Next up, North Korea says they’re scrapping the armistice that ended the Korean War and are considering future strikes against South Korea: To my mind, the belligerent

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