Here’s the link to an article about the 1914 Christmas Truce and its relevance today to the “war on terror.”Copyright © 2005-2006 DaShlom. All Rights Reserved. Contact the author at dashlom (at) gmail dot com for reprinting and republishing or site linking requests.
The first year of the War to End All Wars, was shockingly brutal for all sides. The accepted rules of combat from the previous century were shredded by technology: the machine gun, the tank, mobile cannon. Gas attacks, which helped birthed the Geneva Convention had yet to be committed.On Christmas day, 1914, Germans and English, […]
My daughter, to a school friend trying to convert her (named Christian, lest there be any doubt): “I know you’re trying to save me like, from the burning flames of hell, but… I’m okay.”
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Former President Carter is a naive fool, playing into the hands of both a cynical media and an equally cynical antisemitic Arab PR machine.Jewish leaders protesting Carter’s use of apartheid are self-delusional at best, lying at worst.Israel has generally treated not only the West Bank and Gaza residents (however they want to refer to themselves) […]
A federal judge mandated that currency should be distinguishable by the blind, as an acquiescence to the Americans with Disabilities Act.My spouses, comment: “Great, but when are they going to get around to helping the blind see the traffic lights so they can drive?”It’s true that there are possible solutions to give currency a better […]