As one settler remarked, “[i]t is something strange to think that these people of Africa are calld [sic] our ancestors … for you may try and distill that principle and belief in them and do all you can for them and they still will be your enemy.” The natives persisted in calling the newcomers “black white men.”http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/history/2014/09/ebola_in_liberia_america_owes_the_west_african_nation_founded_by_free_blacks.html
Exhausted and traumatized, Liberians finally found peace, and then competent government under the grandmotherly “iron lady,” Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, whose Nobel Prize Peace Prize in 2011 testified to her commitment to building a new and more inclusive democracy in Liberia. Slowly, the country was beginning to rebuild itself, heal old wounds.http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/history/2014/09/ebola_in_liberia_america_owes_the_west_african_nation_founded_by_free_blacks.2.html
A Different Christmas Poem ~ Bob Cummings ~ A Poem written by Michael Marks and a special video by Hal was one of the best of the Christmas Season. I was honored to do the voice-over for this project. May we never forget our brave men and women of our Armed Forces. Thank you for all you do to protect our freedom. ~ ***PLEASE WATCH & SHARE!!! GOD BLESS OUR ARMED FORCES!!!
Gov't's Nuclear Projects: Behind Schedule And Over Budget - RT - Pub. on Sep 18, 2013 - Behind schedule and over budget. Those are characteristics that have come to define nearly every major project being employed by the National Nuclear Security Admin. And as operating costs increase, oversight and accountability on the admin seems to decrease, with gov't watchdogs and auditors now taking a stand against the nation's overblown nuclear spending budget. RT's Ameera David reports.