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Dieting Is War! Are You Ready For Battle, Soldier?

Lisa Ellen Niver | Posted 04.20.2013 | Fifty
Lisa Ellen Niver

'Dieting is War!' argues Laura J Wellington. Using this battle cry and 19 principles from notable leader and Four Star General Colin Powell, Wellington offers a virtual mentorship to regain control of your life and waistline.

Scars: The Complicated Making of Historic Moments and Progressive Philanthropy

Maxim Thorne | Posted 06.02.2012 | Politics
Maxim Thorne

To make and record history is a privilege. We learn so much from it. Now that I am teaching Philanthropy in Action at Yale University, I feel compelled to see these huge moments also in a philanthropic context.

Catching Up on Afghanistan

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

Even with all this, the IEDs, al Qaeda and the suicide bombers and the revelation of General McChrystal's character deficiencies, I still think we have to stick it out in Afghanistan.

Senator McCain Is Out of Step on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

As a veteran, and having spoken with many of the men and women who have served and want to serve their country openly, I can tell Sen. John McCain's words and actions on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" are from a bygone era.

Time for Courage and Leadership, Mr. President

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Don't Ask, Don't Tell is a wrong that can be made right. Just say what you said in your campaign, Mr. Obama, and what's on your White House web site. Do what you said you'd do.

The Plumber vs. The General

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Dosen't McCain and Palin understand that they undermine their own campaign with these shoddy attempts to fire up their own base?