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Cornel West: America is Spiritually Bankrupt. We Must Fight Back Together

14 January, 2018 Gentle Reader – In the middle of the corrupt Senate Impeachment Hearings – no data, no witnesses – this masterful piece from a year ago is worth reading. AJL =======================  From Cornel West in The Guardian (Opinion): … Continue reading

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Quora Query: What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Warm Whole Blood vs. Component Blood Products in Treating Trauma Patients?

[Updated slightly from 2012] The essentials are as follows (and this is the SHORT answer !): Components come from whole blood that is split into, well, components…..so whole blood becomes Packed Red Blood Cells, Fresh Frozen Plasma, and Fibrinogen; this … Continue reading

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Quora Query: If I find Someone Shot with an Arrow, Should I pull the Arrow Out?

I think [the response give by] Dr. Davis is correct. In general, when you are in a place where you can obtain medical attention LEAVE THE ARROW ALONE (or the knife, or the ……). It could not only be tamponading … Continue reading

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How Did We Get Here? – Violent Authoritarianism or Fascism in America?

“…Speculations about the future depend upon an accurate analysis of the past…[*] Sweeping through our country today is a serious menance. One of racism and its brother, anti-Semitism; abuse of refugees and their children; separation of children from parents – … Continue reading

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The Drums of War

Gentle Reader – This is frightening enough, yet not written to frighten. Rather to steel one’s mind as to the work we have to do to salvage our world from the likes of Trump, Erdogan, Putin, Dutarte, al Asad, Netanyahu, … Continue reading

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Conclusions: The Post-Conflict Period

SECTION 9.8 CONCLUSIONS: THE POST-CONFLICT PERIOD The Report of the Iraq Inquiry 470 Introduction and key findings 1. This Section addresses conclusions in relation to evidence of the UK’s role after the conflict in Iraq, including: • the development of … Continue reading

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Reconstruction: March 2003 to June 2004

SECTION 10.1 RECONSTRUCTION: MARCH 2003 TO JUNE 2004 Contents Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………………………………3 UK post-conflict objectives and planning assumption……………………………………………4 Humanitarian assistance…………………………………………………………………………………7 Coalition-building……………………………………………………………………………………….18 Post-conflict reconstruction and ORHA……………………………………………………………..22 Responsibility for reconstruction…………………………………………………………………….22 UK concerns over participation in ORHA…………………………………………………………28 Decisions to increase UK support for ORHA…………………………………………………….43 Reconstruction … Continue reading

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Where I Wish President Trump Failure – The Washington Post

Gentle Reader – A Trump failure might doom our country, perhaps even our world. Yet I am unsure that success will be any better. How can I wish success to a man who wants to evict 11 million people from … Continue reading

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Reconstruction: July 2004 to July 2009

SECTION 10.2 RECONSTRUCTION: JULY 2004 TO JULY 2009 The Report of the Iraq Inquiry 198 Introduction 1. Section 10 addresses the UK contribution to humanitarian assistance and reconstruction in Iraq between 2003 and 2009: • Section 10.1 covers the period … Continue reading

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De-Ba’athification

SECTION 11.1 DE-BA’ATHIFICATION Contents Introduction……………………………………………………………………………………………..2 The development of de‑Ba’athification policy…………………………………………………..3 Post‑invasion………………………………………………………………………………………….3 The CPA approach …………………………………………………………………………………………7 CPA Order No.1 …………………………………………………………………………………………..12 Implementation of de‑Ba’athification policy………………………………………………………14 CPA Memorandum No.1 ……………………………………………………………………………….19 The role of the Governing Council ………………………………………………………………….23 De‑Ba’athification in the Transitional Administrative Law … Continue reading

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