I read today about the shooting in Aurora, Colorado and amidst the pain, anguish, and senselessness of the act of destruction that was perpetrated I found a thread in that story that touched me deeply. It was to the four men who shielded their girlfriends and, in the end, gave their lives to protect those they loved.
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There is no doubt that the United States' form of government was, by the design of the founding fathers, based off of the greatest civilization in antiquity, Rome. It was upon Rome's ancient and powerful frame that the America we know today was copied and forged, a testament to a time when men governed themselves and, in the process, managed to create the greatest political entity known to man. Flourishing in military might, technological advances, philosophy, and, in many cases, acceptance of d
As it happens frequently in life there are answers to questions which are so obvious, so plain, and so constantly in view that they are hidden. A camouflage cast upon them from our mind's eye that no level of intentional deceit could ever achieve. Glossed over in the perceptions and petty concerns of our reality that only in moments of a calm mind, body, and soul will they be detected. Only then will we see that telltale detail which, when followed to its origin, releases a torrent of realizatio
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