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Soldier in Fort Hood Attack Was in Dispute Over Leave

New York Times – by MANNY FERNANDEZ, ERIC SCHMITT and SERGE F. KOVALESKI KILLEEN, Tex. — The Army specialist at Fort Hood who killed or wounded 19 of his fellow soldiers on Wednesday had a dispute with his superiors over their denial of a … Continue reading

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Roy Clark – The Guitar Wizard!

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Chet Atkins & Les Paul

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Mark Knopfler & Chet Atkins – Instrumental Medley

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Days of the New – Shelf in The Room

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Mark Knopfler – Brothers in arms [Berlin 2007]

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John Hiatt – Dust Down A Country Road

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John Hiatt – Buffalo River Home

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Police Confront Rising Number of Mentally Ill Suspects

New York Times – by FERNANDA SANTOS and ERICA GOODE ALBUQUERQUE — James Boyd, a homeless man camping in the Sandia Foothills here, could hear the commands of the police officers who were trying to move him out. The problem was that Mr. … Continue reading

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US Monsanto takes on ‘family farmer’ image to win consumers

Voice of Russia US multinational chemical, and agricultural biotechnology corporation Monsanto is trying to amend its image in order to become more appealing to the audience. The company has recently launched a set of advertisements which were designed to cozy … Continue reading

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California Farmers: Drill, Baby, Drill (for Water, That Is)

Mother Jones- by Tom Philpott California is locked in an epochal drought—and yet produce aisles nationwide still brim with reasonably prices fruit and vegetables from the Golden State. How does California continue proving half of US-grown vegetables under such parched conditions? … Continue reading

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Mountain – For Yasgur’s Farm

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Alvin Lee & Ten Years After- The Bluest Blues

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Claim: We Found the Holy Grail: “The Cup Which Touched the Lips of Jesus Christ”

SHTF Plan – by Mac Slavo Then He took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you. For this is My blood of the new covenant, which is shed for many … Continue reading

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House Bill Would Weaken Already Feeble Protections Against Harmful Chemicals

Environmental Working Group – by Thomas Cluderay Should chemicals we encounter every day be safe? You’d think the answer would be an obvious and resounding “yes.” But if you ask chemical companies – or some lawmakers – they say that “safe” … Continue reading

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Obama’s America: Almost 70,000 criminal illegal aliens allowed back into US

Voice of Russia In America, which is under the leadership of Barack Obama, nearly 70,000 illegal aliens, who have been considered violent criminals, have been let back into the US, according to data from a new study. It has been … Continue reading

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Just what are we getting for the $7 billion spent on the TSA?

Pilot Online – by Kerry Dougherty When it comes to herding us onto planes, the Transportation Security Administration treats everyone as a potential terrorist. But Jeffrey Tyrone Savage? Who in 2005 shot a man and dumped his body on an interstate … Continue reading

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Gunman invades Dollar General, meets concealed carry permit holder

Hot Air – by Jazz Shaw Another story crosses our desk, courtesy of Rationality Rebooted. I’ve gone through a few reports of this story and it’s still not clear why Kevin Mclaughlin went into the Dollar General in Orrville, Alabama last … Continue reading

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The Diego Garcia Dispute: Time To Resolve International Disagreements

International Business Times – by Adam Ereli Russia’s annexation of Crimea has sent shivers throughout the international community because it revives the practice of using force to settle territorial disputes. The United States and the European Union have responded with serious … Continue reading

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Gordon Lightfoot – Early Morning Rain

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