Benazir Bhutto's assassinationBy Philip Dine
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (MCT)
forced U.S. presidential
candidates to modify their
campaigns. wikipedia photo
WASHINGTON — When Pakistan's Benazir Bhutto was assassinated last month, it drove home a point that needed little reinforcing — the world has rarely been more dangerous.
And so, as Americans prepare to choose party nominees and then a president, issues of national defense are once again front and center.
"A presidential election, even in the most benign times, is an election for a commander in chief," said Tom Donnelly, defense expert at the conservative American Enterprise Institute. "That's what defines the job ... And the post-9-11 time is wartime."
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Attention students and staff! Please join us at the School Board meeting at 7:30 tonight to honor you for your work with Hopeconnections.
All boys who are interested in trying out for the boys tennis team are welcome to sign up in Room 455 during both lunches. Come sign up!!
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By David Collins
, Courier Opinion Editor
One "school week" ago, James Logan High School student Vernon Matthew Eddins was shot down on the Barnard-White Middle school campus in what’s rumored to have been in the name of gang violence, although no one is saying that Vernon was in a gang.
This tragic event has not been the first that the James Logan High School area has seen in the past few months. There have been other shootings, robberies and threats from rival gangs, which endanger the students as well as the surrounding community. The threat of gang violence has become more of a problem now more than James Logan has seen for many years.
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(January 14, 1806 – February 1, 1873), USN was an American astronomer, astrophysicist, historian, oceanographer, meteorologist, cartographer, author, geologist, and educator.
He was nicknamed Pathfinder of the Seas
and Father of modern Oceanography and Naval Meteorology
and later, Scientist of the Seas,
due to the publication of his extensive works in his books, especially Physical Geography of the Sea
1855, the first extensive and comprehensive book on oceanography to be published. Maury made many important new contributions to charting winds and ocean currents, including pathways for ships at sea.
Read The Physical Geography of the Sea by Matthew Fontaine Maury, free from googlebooks.com.
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