Aug/18
2016

Colonel Phil "Hands" Handley is credited with the highest speed air-to-air gun kill in the history of aerial combat. He flew operationally for all but 11 months of a 26-year career, in aircraft such as the F-86 Sabre, F-15 Eagle, and the C-130A Hercules.

Additionally, he flew 275 combat missions during two tours in Southeast Asia in the F- 4D and F-4E. His awards include 21 Air Medals, 3 Distinguished Flying Crosses, and the Silver Star.

Here is what Col. Handley wrote in response to Panetta and Dempsey's claims there was no time to send help to Benghazi.

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Aug/15
2016
Usain Bolt - Lightning Bolt

It has to be extremely deflating to race next to Usain Bolt.

To come out of the tunnel to the audible cheers from your family members and few fans, only to then to watch him come out to raucous applause and stadium-wide cheers. To stand beside him as all the runners are introduced, and see him dance and play to the crowd as everyone else around him tries to focus. It’s not that the pressure doesn’t get to him, but that he enjoys it. He revels in it. You’re trying to concentrate, knowing the gravity of the race before you, and he’s not even bothered.

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Aug/15
2016

What is the name for a sentence that contains All 26 Letters of the alphabet?

These things are called pangrams and the most famous is the one typists use to test their keyboards:

• The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.

We don't know of a sentence that only uses each letter once, but there is a 28-letter example that uses the letters i and u twice:

• Brick quiz whangs jumpy veldt fox.

From the English For Students website

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Jul/25
2016

Donal Trump has made a  major splash on the American political scene. He is big, bold and in your face. However, he will lose to Hillary because he is so used to being a winner that he does not even know how to target the right person for his vitriol and anger.

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Jul/07
2016
The Fix Was In - Hilllary Clinton

The recent decision by the Director of the FBI not to press charges against Hillary Clinton should have come as no surprise for anyone who pays attention. All indications pointed to the gross mishandling and dissemination of classified information that could cause grave harm to the United States being swept aside to put her in the White House.

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