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Korea’s Plutocrats Coming To Dinner

7 May

PGH Leaving for NY, USASouth Korea’s first woman president, Park Geun-hye, will arrive in the United States for a summit with the U.S. president, Barack H. Obama today.

Tensions in North Korea will likely dominate a US-South Korean summit scheduled for Tuesday.

South Korean President Park Geun Hye is visiting Washington for a trip meant to celebrate 60 years of cooperation.

It will be the first face-to-face meeting for the two presidents since Park took office in late February.

In their opening months, both Obama and Park were busy putting together new cabinets. They did not have the opportunity to consult each other on a coherent foreign policy – just as North Korea kicked off a flurry of war rhetoric and tested its third nuclear device.

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Crackpots With Guns In Florida

7 May

Florida Department of Children and FamiliesWhat’s up with Florida? A 13-year boy shoots his 6-year old sister? Kids shooting kids?

According to the Children’s Defense Fund, one-third of all households with children younger than 18 have a gun, and more than 40 percent of gun-owning households with children store their guns unlocked.

The fund also reported that 22 percent of children with gun-owning parents handled guns in their homes without their parents’ knowledge.

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USAF Needs An Outsider Without A Penis

7 May

Jeffrey KrusinskiThe arrest of Jeffrey Krusinski for sexual battery is perhaps a good argument why a man shouldn’t be in charge of a military office tasked with sexual assault prevention.

An allegedly inebriated Air Force Lt. Col. Jeff Krusinski has been arrested under suspicion of sexual battery for an incident that occurred in Arlington May 5.

At 12:35 a.m., according to the police report, “a drunken male subject approached a female victim in a parking lot and grabbed her breasts and buttocks. The victim fought the suspect off as he attempted to touch her again and alerted police.”

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