The U.S. government has been providing non-lethal aid to rebel forces in Syria, and just last month, Secretary of State Kerry said the U.S. was ready to increase that amount of aid to $250M. It is likely that the U.S. will soon be supplying the rebels with body armor, night vision goggles and armored vehicles. In addition to these items, the rebels are asking for weapons and ammunition, drone strikes, and the establishment of no-fly zones.
This blog is a place for me to express my feelings and opinions on current events. Feel free to reply to any post.
On Wednesday December 5th, Dilip Joseph (an American working in Afghanistan) and two of his Afghan colleagues, were abducted by gunmen while returning from a rural medical clinic near the capitol city of Kabul. From there, the group was reportedly taken to an area approximately 50 miles from the Pakistan border.
In this video I will be speaking with Richard Holdcraft. Richard is the Kern County Coordinator for the Election Integrity Project. The Election Integrity Project originated in California in 2010. Find out how you can get involved and help prevent voter fraud on election day.
The origins of Memorial Day can be traced back to John A Logan. John Logan was born on February 9th, 1826 in Murphysboro IL. He was a politician, but he also served with great success as an officer during the Civil War. Logan fought at Bull Run, Vicksburg, the Battle of Belmont and was wounded during action at Fort Donelson. For his leadership ability and dedication to duty, Logan was ultimately promoted to Major General in the spring of 1863.