Kyle Carpenter, This is what a Hero looks like.

Since seeing Kyle Carpenter on Letterman, I have just had a burden on my heart for this kid.  What a courageous young man.  So the story is this. In July 2010, Lance Corporal Carpenter deployed to Marjah, Helmand Province, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. On November 21, 2010, while joining his team to fight off a Taliban attack in a small village, he suffered severe injuries to his face and right arm from the blast of an enemy hand grenade, including multipleshrapnel wounds and the loss of his right eye.[5] After-action reports state that he threw himself in front of the grenade to protect a fellow Marine, Lance Cpl. Nick…

CNN, what do you even do anymore?

Either CNN is playing an elaborate, month-long April Fools’ Day joke on the nation, or they are providing really, truly, terrible, horrible news coverage. Jon Stewart summarized the network’s last week of reporting on the missing Malaysian Flight 370 this way: “There is a lot of non-Malaysian Airliner garbage in the ocean, the heavier of which sinks. The lighter of which floats.” This is Wolf Blizter, reporting from the “Duh Room”  Read More?

Israel orders seizure in West Bank

On March 28, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) condemned the Israeli regime for its continued settlement building activities and the violation of Palestinians’ rights.  The UN’s top human rights body censured the Israeli demolition of Palestinian houses and their expulsions and called on Tel Aviv to immediately cease all of its settlement activities. The presence and continued expansion of Israeli settlements in occupied Palestine has created a major obstacle for the efforts to establish peace in the Middle East. More than half a million Israelis live in over 120 illegal settlements built since Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and East al-Quds in 1967….