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  • Why I Voted against Condemning Russia

    12/11/2014 5:01:57 AM PST · by wetphoenix · 10 replies
    The National Interest ^ | December 10, 2014 | Dana Rohrabacher
    Recently, the House passed, by an overwhelming margin, a resolution to condemn the Russian Federation for actions considered hostile and aggressive within its sphere of influence, specifically with regard to the politically torn country of Ukraine. Ten Members voted “nay,” myself among them. I wish to explain why I took this unpopular position. Above all, while Vladimir Putin’s government may well have engaged in questionable behavior toward neighboring countries, Resolution 758 was nothing more than gratuitous, needlessly provocative and shortsighted. Moreover, reasonable observers the world over can see it as tantamount to a declaration that Russia is America’s enemy. The...
  • Sea snail egg falls into boy's cut knee during beach vacation and HATCHES three weeks later

    08/15/2013 3:40:02 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 20 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | August 15, 2013 | Jennifer Smith
    When most of us go to the beach, the best souvenir we can hope for is sand in our shoes and maybe a shell or two. But for one little boy it was a little more exciting when a snail emerged from his knee following a trip to the beach. Four year-old Paul Franklin from Aliso Viejo in Orange County, was left baffled when the small creature appeared after his mother Rachael decided to squeeze his wounded knee which he had grazed after falling on rocks during a family camping holiday.