Iraq Fiasco Erases Memory of Vietnam
Bush senior claimed that the Vietnam Syndrome had been “kicked” when the United States drove the occupying Iraqi army out of Kuwait during the first Persian Gulf War. He declared that the “the ghosts of Vietnam had been laid to rest beneath the sands ...
City Watch - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:07

How Three Dicks Rehabed Their Reputation
In 2012, it built a larger, 7-megawatt system for Petroleum Development Oman's Amal West oilfield, located in the desert south of the Persian Gulf nation. ..... most far-fetched is the mosquito bite theory, which is that Hitler contracted encephalitis ...
Daily Beast - Sun, 27 Jul 2014 02:46

What's going on in Iran's Kerman Province?
While that's good news, there are some concerning developments across the Persian Gulf. In Iran's Kerman Province, to be specific. If you look at a Google map of the Middle East, the peninsula that is Dubai points across the Gulf towards Kerman Province. - Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:41

The Biggest Myths and Truths About Baby Making
The best-known study, drawing from the Nurses' Health survey and popularized in the book The Fertility Diet, found effects for diet only for women with ovulatory dysfunction—primarily women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). So it's unclear if the ...
Daily Beast - Fri, 25 Jul 2014 02:50

Paul Ryan's Plan: Rebooting Compassionate Conservatism
He would increase the Earned Income Tax Credit, a program first introduced by President Reagan, to better cover childless adults, a reform similar to what President Obama proposes. Ryan would expand access to education, break up the “college cartels ...
Daily Beast - Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:23

Mom Risks Jail to Give Pot to Sick Kid
He has been diagnosed with Dravet syndrome, a rare and severe form of epilepsy, and at times has to endure “seizure clusters,” a stop-and-start drubbing of the body that in the worst cases causes him to lose consciousness for hours. But though Liam is ...
Daily Beast - Tue, 22 Jul 2014 02:47

Why Women Should Forget the White House
So instead of just asking little girls if they want to be the first female president, maybe we should also ask them if they want to be the fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth or tenth female Supreme Court Justice. Breaking that last glass ceiling is ...
Daily Beast - Mon, 21 Jul 2014 02:50

VA rejects link between Gulf War service and cancers
... after U.S. planes started bombing Iraq on Jan. 18, 1991, during the Persian Gulf War. ... Gulf War veterans already have presumptive status for chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, gastrointestinal disorders, and undiagnosed illnesses that ... - Mon, 07 Jul 2014 08:43

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