It was engineers and scientists that, for example, raced death to find a vaccine for polio. But where, one wonders, did men like Goethals and Salk find their moments of inspiration for their scientific goals?
I am a liberal Democrat who is opposed to the War in Afghanistan, was against the War in Iraq, and protested against the Vietnam War years ago. I guess you could call me a pacifist. But I love watching the Army-Navy game.
Glenn Beck recently promoted an idea straight out of the Paris Commune of 1871, an idea considered by the Commune to be a necessary stepping stone in the transition from capitalism to socialism to communism.
It is with interest that many have taken to watching the race in southern Ohio's 8th Congressional district, where newcomer Justin Coussoule has stood up to challenge U.S. Rep. Boehner in this fall's elections.
Beck and Palin are like an all purpose high school gang: the quirky, sagacious Honor Society geek and the homecoming queen who claims the ROTC kids as backup. Interestingly, the ROTC kids are never present to deny the alliance.
I've traveled through the Holy Land, Africa, and Asia on a quest to understand what Muslims think about America and to discover what motivates young men and women to take up arms against my own nation. Here's what I found.
On this 4th of July weekend, with General Petraeus taking command in Afghanistan, what would Thomas Jefferson do? Would he see the massive military and nation building mission in Afghanistan as a wise and necessary course of action?