In the First Hour of the Next Day

I wrote this story a few years ago before the current North Korean situation evolved. I wonder how real it could actually be The launch was not detected by our satellites because they were looking in the wrong area. No one would have suspected that the slow moving foreign flagged freighter carried such a horrible […]

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Half Mast or Half Staff? (I always get those two confused)

From Wikipedia: United Nations At the United Nations offices in New York and Geneva, the flag flies at half staff at the day after the death of a Head of State or a Head of Government of a member state, but generally not during the funeral. Other occasions are at the Secretary-General’s discretion. http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hsumUl-B_mluMOUKNy4z8K1rU4FA?docId=CNG.55799cfbd389f865660da24bb02616c9.4f1 From […]

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How’s that Reset Button working for ya?

“We are the largest nuclear power,” Putin said, addressing supporters during a televised meeting. “And our partners have certain concerns and shake us so that we don’t forget who is the master of this planet, so that we remain obedient and feel that they have leverage to influence us within our own country.” http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/World/Story/A1Story20111208-315227.html Its […]

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