US Government’s Illegal Torture Policies in the Middle East

A friend of mine came across this documentary and passed along the link.  I’m studying Middle Eastern history as my major, so he thought it would be relevant to my interests.  It’s 79 minutes and the audio gets steadily further and further out of sync with the video, but hey, it’s free, and it’s worthContinue reading “US Government’s Illegal Torture Policies in the Middle East”

Lies My Teacher Told Me, An Excellent Call To Action

Lies My Teacher Told Me is a book that doesn’t try to correct everything wrong with our history, as portrayed in textbooks, but one that gives examples and then challenges the reader to take that information and use it in the future to find real truth in what we’re fed by public education institutions.  TheContinue reading “Lies My Teacher Told Me, An Excellent Call To Action”

Founded on God, or Founded on Freedom?

Someone I know was complaining on Facebook that people are forgetting that the US was “built on God but we can’t even pray now.”  I’m taking a US Government and Politics class right now, so this is fresh in my mind, and I think that people are forgetting what the country was founded on.  ItContinue reading “Founded on God, or Founded on Freedom?”

Maybe Laptop Prices in Singapore Weren’t That Good After All?

My aunt’s mother says that if you can’t find it at Walmart, you don’t need it, and you really could live by that.  A Super Walmart has groceries, clothes, electronics, and even car parts and it’s all sold for low, low, sometimes ridiculously low prices.  I remember when I was younger I didn’t like theContinue reading “Maybe Laptop Prices in Singapore Weren’t That Good After All?”

Exporting Cats From the Philippines to the USA (via Delta Airlines)

Meet Marble.  Marble was born in Singapore, has lived in the Philippines and is sleeping in an armchair in Manhattan, New York City, in the above picture.  She’s an international cat and probably has more Sky Miles than most human beings.  She’s also a lucky cat, having started out her life as a stray underContinue reading “Exporting Cats From the Philippines to the USA (via Delta Airlines)”