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  • The Freedom to be an Adult

    03/02/2010 7:08:30 AM PST · by KippLanham · 4 replies · 189+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | March 2, 2010 | Frank J. Fleming
    There’s a lot of freedom that comes with being a child. Food, shelter — all the important day-to-day stuff — is handled for you. You are left to do as you please throughout most of the day, and while there are a few things you are forced to do, such as go to school and eat your vegetables, these are inarguably for your betterment. There are few real worries when the necessities of survival are guaranteed by your parents, who allow you to be content and carefree. In a way, that’s true freedom. Read more: http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/the-freedom-to-be-an-adult/
  • Exclusive: U.S. Troops Abandoned Me, Says Convoy Driver

    09/28/2006 6:45:17 AM PDT · by kinghorse · 113 replies · 2,831+ views
    ABC Nightline ^ | 9/28/06 | kinghorse
    Exclusive: U.S. Troops Abandoned Me, Says Convoy Driver September 27, 2006 11:16 AM Brian Ross and Rhonda Schwartz Report: A dramatic home video obtained by ABC News shows U.S. troops apparently abandoned a truck convoy after it came under insurgent attack in Iraq last year. Three unarmed Halliburton truck drivers were executed at point-blank range once the troops left, according to a surviving driver, Preston Wheeler, of Mena, Ark., who taped the scene. "They was murdered. To me, they was murdered," Wheeler told ABC News in an exclusive interview to be broadcast Wednesday on World News and Nightline. THE BLOTTER...
  • Officer Disciplined in Kennedy Crash (Too late boys)

    05/06/2006 1:43:39 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 201 replies · 5,276+ views
    ABC News ^ | 5 May 2006 | Lisa Stark and Mary Walsh
    Investigation Continues as Congressman Enters Mayo Clinic May 5, 2006 — Capitol Police have taken disciplinary action against a watch commander for the handling of Rep. Patrick Kennedy's car accident, acting Capitol Police Chief Christopher McGaffin said. Lou Cannon of of the Fraternal Order of Police for the District of Columbia said there are questions about whether Rep. Patrick Kennedy received special treatment. (ABC News) McGaffin said the incident was improperly delayed due to "poor judgment" on the part of police managers and that a field sobriety test should have been administered to Kennedy after his car hit a barrier...