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everyday life in a war zone

there is something stunningly mundane about traveling to a war zone. with media keeping a sharp eye on the very edge of the front lines, a doomsday picture was painted – scaring all, my friends, family and me. and obviously, … Continue reading

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“let them eat cake” all over again

let them eat cake is a saying attributed to austrian duchess marie antoinette, who after marrying louis xvi was queen of france in 1700. the story tells that advisors approached the queen, explaining to her the sufferings of poor people … Continue reading

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the dictator

 “why are you guys so anti-dictators? imagine if america was a dictatorship – you could let one percent of the people have all the nations wealth, you could help your rich friends get richer by cutting their taxes and bailing … Continue reading

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