• PBS NewsHour full episode March 12, 2020
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    PBS NewsHour full episode March 12, 2020

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: Fear outruns preparation. Financial markets plunge, delivering the worst losses since 1987, as coronavirus spreads across the U.S. Then: a shortage of testing kits. Cancellations spread from churches to major sports and entertainment, and a breakdown between the U.S. and Europe over travel — how we got to this moment of uncertainty and where we go next. And restoring the right to vote. Florida moved to give felons the right to vote after they served their time. Then a political struggle began, and that vote remains elusive. DESMOND MEADE, Florida Rights Restoration Coalition: Yes, I believe it’s less about…

  • Powers of Supreme Commander of Indian Defence Forces; Article 53 of Constitution- Part I
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    Powers of Supreme Commander of Indian Defence Forces; Article 53 of Constitution- Part I

    Welcome To Fauji TV Views & Analysis of Key Military Issues Constitution, Military & Law Constitution, Military & Law Constitution, Military & Law Constitution, Military & Law Guest; Maj Gen Nilender Kumar; Veteran Guest; Maj Gen Nilender Kumar; Veteran Guest; Maj Gen Nilender Kumar; Veteran Guest; Maj Gen Nilender Kumar; Veteran Part I; Discussion on Article 53 of Constitution Part I; Discussion on Article 53 of Constitution Part I; Discussion on Article 53 of Constitution Part I; Discussion on Article 53 of Constitution Powers of Supreme Commander of Defence Forces Powers of Supreme Commander of Defence Forces Powers of Supreme Commander of Defence Forces Powers of Supreme Commander of Defence…

  • I Am Mad Jack – The Sword Wielding WW2 Mad Man Soldier
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    I Am Mad Jack – The Sword Wielding WW2 Mad Man Soldier

    My legs are starting to cramp from the six long hours I’ve spent in my fox hole, and I grunt as I painfully readjust my position. Dew collects in a puddle at the bottom of my fighting position, turning it into muddy sludge. I squint out across the three hundred meters in front of me. There’s nothing to spot but the tree line and the occasional deer scampering along, completely oblivious to the hundreds of British rifles aimed in its general direction. Somewhere on the other side of those trees is Jerry, full of vinegar and hate and hellbent on a fresh try at another great war. This old Hitler…

  • Auctioneer’s Pick ~ Civil War Ephemera, Rare Civil War Confederate 1863 Railroad Map
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    Auctioneer’s Pick ~ Civil War Ephemera, Rare Civil War Confederate 1863 Railroad Map

    So continuing on with this great lot of ephemera from the Civil War era is this collection from Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Franklin Edmands. He was a member of the 24th Massachusetts and obviously spent some time with himself How he came into it nobody will ever know but one of the things in this trunk of his possessions was this extremely rare Southern Railroad map of 1863. This is the golden chalice of southern maps this one is in mint condition you can see old creases where it was folded at one point in time but still retains a lot of its own color. Another great piece out there which…

  • The Battle Of Thermopylae Dissected – The Last Stance, Sources & Scholarly Debates
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    The Battle Of Thermopylae Dissected – The Last Stance, Sources & Scholarly Debates

    In the summer of 480 BC a large Persian army marched towards Greece. The ancient historiographer Herodotus dramatizes this by stating that their footsteps made the ground tremble and their thirst emptied vast rivers, leaving behind just miserable rivulets. This force approached the mountain pass of Thermopylae, where a small squad of Greek defenders, led by the famous Spartan king Leonidas, expected them with sharp spears. What led to this situation? One of the most common narratives in contemporary historiography explains it as follows: As the young Persian empire expanded towards Europe in the 6th century BC, Greece and Asia Minor were caught in the Persian sphere of influence. At…

  • Tyranny comes home: How the ‘boomerang effect’ impacts civilian life in the U.S. | Abigail Blanco
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    Tyranny comes home: How the ‘boomerang effect’ impacts civilian life in the U.S. | Abigail Blanco

    So what a lot of people don’t think about with respect to foreign intervention is the idea that the tools and processes that are developed as a part of foreign intervention can come to be used domestically. So people might not associate, for example, things like the use of drones domestically within the United States or unmanned aerial vehicles, torture in U.S. prisons or things like the militarization of domestic police as consequences of foreign intervention. But these are the exact types of tools developed as a part of intervention abroad that then wind up being used back home. My coauthor, Chris Coyne, and I term this phenomenon the boomerang…

  • Congress Votes to Limit Trump’s War Powers After Iran Lies: A Closer Look
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    Congress Votes to Limit Trump’s War Powers After Iran Lies: A Closer Look

    -The House voted today to rein in the president’s war powers as it becomes increasingly clear the Trump administration lied to justify an unconstitutional act of war. For more on this, it’s time for “A Closer Look.” [ Cheers and applause ] Amid lingering tensions and unanswered questions from a crisis he started with Iran, as well as an impending impeachment trial in the Senate, President Trump took questions at the White House today, and decided to whine about the fact that no one gives him credit for giving up his presidential salary. Trump tried to say that he donates the money to good causes, like fighting the opioid epidemic,…

  • Trump Lies About Iran Crisis, Blames Obama: A Closer Look
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    Trump Lies About Iran Crisis, Blames Obama: A Closer Look

    -The president brought us to the brink of a disastrous war with Iran and then today claimed credit for stopping it. For more on this, it’s time for “A Closer Look.” [ Suspenseful theme plays ] [ Cheers and applause ] Last night, Iran launched missiles at two bases in Iraq housing US troops in retaliation for the assassination of a top Iranian general, Qasem Soleimani. It was obviously a harrowing moment with the lives of US and Iraqi troops at risk, and everyone had that sickening feeling that we maybe had just lurched into an immoral and catastrophic war with Iran. It was one of those moments where you’re…