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  • The long path to the Congressional Gold Medal

    The long path to the Congressional Gold Medal
    Pat Summitt may be on the way to receiving the Congressional Gold Medal, but Sally Ride has a way to go. Many are recommended for Congress' highest civilian honor, but only a handful receive it. Still, it's been awarded to a heart surgeon, a comedian,...
  • Walter Dean Myers dies at 76; his books focused on young blacks

    Like many of the protagonists in his dozens of young adult books, Walter Dean Myers was once a troubled, sensitive and intelligent young man living an aimless life. A writer's heart beat in his chest, the passion for words there even as he stumbled...
  • Learn from others to revive American exceptionalism

    As America is celebrating her 238th birthday today, our nation is faced with serious challenges both internationally and domestically. Just a few months ago, Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine. Today, Iraq is falling apart and exposing America to much...
  • Japan is ready to flex its military

    Japan is ready to flex its military
    Japan is a close friend and ally of the United States, and a crucial strategic military partner in Asia. But if the going got rough, and, say, North Korea attacked U.S. forces somewhere in the Pacific, could we count on Japanese military support? The...
  • Obama Doctrine on the line in Iraq

    WASHINGTON The conflict in Iraq presents the sharpest test yet of the foreign policy doctrine of President Barack Obama. That philosophy, most recently outlined at a May speech at the U.S. Military Academy, resists pressures to intervene militarily at...
  • Can Iraqi forces recapture lost ground alone? U.S. says 'probably not'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces will probably not be able to recapture ground they have lost to Islamist militants without assistance, the top U.S. military officer said on Thursday. General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the U.S. Joint...
  • Shame on you, Murrieta, for blocking immigrant detainee buses

    Shame on you, Murrieta, for blocking immigrant detainee buses
    Hey, Murrieta, shame on you. Yeah, I know. Illegal means illegal. Thanks for clarifying. And your community has its own challenges without detained immigrants arriving by the busload and no clear plan as to what will  become of them. That’s all...
  • Freebie Friday: Freebies for your July 4th weekend

    Freebie Friday: Freebies for your July 4th weekend
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.   Freebie Spotlight--Holiday celebrations Brevard   City of Cocoa 4th of July Celebration: Brevard Symphony Orchestra  will play patriotic selections at a fireworks display over the  Indian...
  • Obama seeks an escape from the Middle East

    In his first term, Barack Obama all but declared victory in America's Middle East struggles. As he precipitously pulled out all U.S. peacekeepers from Iraq, the president had his own "Mission Accomplished" moment when declaring the country "stable,"...
  • Iraq War Propaganda Never Ends

    Victor Davis Hanson rewrites history in his June 29 column, "Let's Not Rewrite Iraq War History." He is also troubled when the blame for this atrocity is placed on President Bush. He says, "one must not invent facts to support an argument." Hanson, like...
  • Downers Grove July 4 parade to honor veterans

    Downers Grove July 4 parade to honor veterans
    More than 800 people are scheduled to participate in this year's edition of the Downers Grove July 4 parade. About 80 organizations, businesses, churches and political figures are on tap to march down the village's center Friday afternoon, officials...