Karla Fetrow- The United States isn’t the only country rubbing melting ice and oil development together and coming up with dollar signs. Canada, Russia, Norway wand Denmark have staked property claims with the inside passage of the Arctic Circle.
As Summer Expires into autumn, we turn our hearts and minds inward to home and hearth and traditionally tell stories of friends and loved ones lost, lessons learned and souls damned.
Daniel Patrick Welch- Leaders given an unearned benefit of the doubt are quick and deep to disappoint by any means necessary, throwing one yet another actual body under the doubt bus whose undercarriage is now clogged with the figurative bodies
W.D. Noble- Going broke slowly is something which even the rank-and-file can see coming – going broke quickly is a conundrum; one of those things which induce good old-fashioned panic.
Karla Fetrow- The Council is back in chambers with accusations of piracy on every tongue. Young news reporter, Beverley Strom, catches a word with Congressman Oyagek that prompts her G-Net sponsor to call her.
TLMW – If this were a perfect legal system would the death penalty be a fitting punishment?
Azazel- The violence of the state is presented in heroic terms whilst violence used by non-state actors (oft referred to as “terrorists”) is condemned, the deeds of pacifists such as Gandhi and MLK (overrated men in my opinion) are exalted whilst those of
Grainne Rhuad- American philosophy has evolved to require a big bad guy to push against. A Goliath to our supposed David.
Eddie SantoPrieto- Whatever your take on the death penalty, what happened to Troy Davis was wrong, and an example of violent response at its worst.
Karla Fetrow- Failing to gain a majority vote despite President Ting’s support, Vandeweerd prepares to leave yet another deadlocked summit meeting when his course his swayed by a minor detail. Queen Caridad, of the Peruvian Empire has summoned him.