USA & Other Regions
"Academic publishers have become a popular target, part of Mr. Xi's efforts to restrict the flow of ideas at universities."
"American women drive to work, drive their children to soccer practice and ballet lessons, drive to the grocery stores and shopping malls, drive to Church and evening concerts, and drive male drivers up the wall with their natural expertise at it!"
"Never starting to use is the real solution, no matter how much pressure "friends" put you under. Young people who "say 'No" to drugs" may be ridiculed, ostracized, bullied or worse, but "No!" is their best reply"
Northern Oregon coastline – – by Mary Foran –
Pristine, rocky beaches, and beautiful State and National Parks and Riverways don’t
The Oregon Zoo has a long and controversial history, and great international fame. It began in 1888 with 2 bears. There are now 1,955 animals on on 64 acres . . .
I came to the conclusion that I was just that typical [incurable] allergic person who was "sensitive" to varying kinds of grasses, pollen, dust, dirt, molds, and a myriad of trees and plants! And yet watching the pharmaceutical industry's advertisements, one would think we had cured it all and longevity would be our reward. . .
Tragic terrorism in England. Compare that with the blue skies scudded with white wisps here and there, hay fever from all the many grasses and cottonwood trees, and the prediction of more dampening rain...and this during the local festival time!
While terrorism in the Middle East has spiked in recent years, there have been successes in combating terrorism elsewhere. One notable example is the ETA, the Basque separatist movement in Spain,which put down arms in 2011.
"If Al-Qaeda's objective was to destroy America, then it clearly failed. Yet if goal was to intimidate America and publicise the cause, it may be considered a success. Prof. Robert Pape finds that suicide attacks targeted at democracies tend to be more effective at influencing policy. Recent research by Eric Gould and Esteban Klor support this view."