November 12, 2012
Without sounding morbid, I am almost envious of my dad's position in the twilight of his life. The country in which he was born and I was raised has ceased to exist. He faces the good fortune of not necessarily being around to witness the full results of its devolution, and the pestilence that will accompany it. Let me take this opportunity now to thank him for the correct upbringing, character, and ethics required to make my way in this world, even though now, as it is so constituted, those very values are an impediment as work and right are no longer valued.
January 30, 2010
Gen. William "Kip" Ward, a 1971 Morgan State graduate and the nation's only current African-American four-star Army general, will be honored today in Atlanta with the Trumpet Award. Ward, 60, who will be one of 10 recipients of the award this year, said he is humbled by the recognition. He said the award also honors Americans serving in the military today. "As one who wears our nation's cloth, I can represent so many women and men who also wear the nation's cloth," Ward said.
July 8, 2011
Where was the TSA when we needed them? Nation Somehow Failed To Predict Attack By Michael Bay
May 4, 2011
Newsflash: Airfares are up. Ok, so you’re not surprised but you are feeling a hot flash of excitement. Know why? Because according to a Bureau of Transportation Statistics report released today, airfares at Baltimore Washington Thurgood International Airport are among the lowest in the nation. In the ranking of the Top 100 Airports , BWI came in at no. 83 with an average domestic airfare of $284, compared with the national average of $337 in the last quarter of 2010.
January 10, 2012
More than 38 million U.S. adults binge drink four times a month, more than previously thought, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The reports says that young adults up to age 34 binge drink the most, but of the seniors who binge drink, they do more often, an average of five to six times a month. (Binge drinking is 5 or more drinks for men and 4 or more for women in a short amount of time.) It's most common in people who household income is over $75,000 but those with incomes of less than $25,000 drink the most per occasion.
September 11, 2006
On that surreal morning in September when lawmakers milled aimlessly about the Capitol grounds in a kind of stupor - images of airline attacks on New York replaying in their brains and the stench of the burning Pentagon in their nostrils - Nebraska Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel made an observation that would become an instant clich?. The nation, he said, "is forever changed." Five years later, the metamorphosis is still under way but so far not much seems to have changed for the better. Most damaged is the national psyche.