July 11, 2012
Stanley McChrystal, the former commander in occupied Afghanistan, wants to bring back forced conscription. He believes sending 18 year olds into warzones designed by the global elite will “instill a sense of shared civic duty among young Americans,” the AFP reports.
McChrystal admitted that a decade of war has all but chewed up and spit out the so-called volunteer army, which is in fact a last ditch effort at job [...]
The majority of Spain’s educational institutions have closed as teachers and students take to the streets to defend their rights. The government has cut billions of euros from educational sector expenses.
The strike is taking place on all levels, from elementary schools to universities in all but three of Spain’s 17 regions. As many as a million teachers and seven million students are expected to take part in Tuesday’s demonstrations.
If the [...]
AREDALE (KWWL) -
Decision 2011 ends with an eastern Iowa high school senior now holding the title mayor-elect. Voters in Aredale, in Butler County, cast 24 write-in votes for 18-year-old Jeremy Minnier. It was enough to defeat incumbent mayor, 76-year-old Virgil Homer, who got just eight votes.
That might seem like low voter turnout, but in Aredale, that’s more than 40 percent of the town’s residents. We talked with [...]