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The Next War is Starting in Iraq

October 18, 2017
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The Next War is Starting in Iraq

The Kurdish are people of the Middle East. About half of the Kurds live in Turkey. Most of the rest of the Kurds live in Iraq and Iran. A smaller group lives in Syria.

In Iraq, most Kurds live in

America and Iran: Trump’s Foreign Policy Feeds His Base

October 16, 2017
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America and Iran: Trump’s Foreign Policy Feeds His Base

Few nations agree with President Trump about the Iran deal. The deal keeps Iran from making a nuclear weapon for a decade. Iran says it does not want a nuclear weapon. It made the deal to free up money held...

Children as Property: Exchanging Children for Money in Yemen

October 11, 2017
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Children as Property: Exchanging Children for Money in Yemen

A United Nations spokesman talked about events in Yemen. She said, “It is impossible to say how many kids in Yemen are being pulled out of school now. They are married off or sent to fight. More and more parents

Islamic State Faces the End

October 9, 2017
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Islamic State Faces the End

“Suicide or death” was the cry. Islamic terrorists would never surrender. That was then. Now is now.

Terrorist held towns in Iraq...

Nobel Prize in Physics: Einstein Was Right!

October 6, 2017
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Nobel Prize in Physics: Einstein Was Right!

Every year the Swedish Academy gives out the Nobel Prizes. The award categories include medicine, physics, chemistry, literature,...

Essay

Las Vegas, an American Sniper and the American Constitution

October 4, 2017
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Las Vegas, an American Sniper and the American Constitution

Q. What does the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution do?

A. It is a few sentences in the Constitution. They let a madman...

Dreamers Versus Democrats

October 2, 2017
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Dreamers Versus Democrats

There is an old saying in politics, “Do not let the ‘perfect’ be the enemy of the ‘good.’” It means that compromise has to happen...

Junk Food Sales Slowing in the U.S.A.? Sell to the World 

September 29, 2017
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Junk Food Sales Slowing in the U.S.A.? Sell to the World 

The world is getting richer. This means more people are working. And it means there is less time to prepare meals from traditional sources.This fits well with a huge...

Children are Pawns at the Border

September 27, 2017
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Children are Pawns at the Border

When he ran for president, Donald Trump had harsh things to say about America. He said the country was a “disaster.” Over the years,...

Features

Your Child’s Blood Pressure Matters

Most kids do not have their blood pressure taken when they go to the doctor. Many of them will have...

Migraine Headaches: Go Away!

Many suffer from migraine headaches. One wrote:

If you’ve never had a migraine, I have two things...

Next Global Challenges: Heart Diseases and Epidemics

Big money may be able to make big things happen. The Bloomberg, Gates and Zuckerberg foundations are getting together. They...

Do Not Argue. Get Some Sleep.

There is an old song that goes:

“Lucky, lucky, lucky me, I’m a lucky son of a...

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