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Discovery Wings-Clash of Wings #1/13 The Bluff is Called

THE RISE OF PUTIN AND THE PROBABILITY OF A NEW COLD WAR

It is amazing the way our politically democracy grabs at straws no matter how small or evanescent. The recent demonstrations of opposition to the "election" of Vladimir Putin to becoming once again Russia’s President are being hailed by optimistic onlookers as a form of "Russian Spring" just as the same people hailed the "Arab Spring" in the uprisings in the Middle East. Read more [...]

Walter J. Boyne Aviation Achiever!

Walter Boyne grew up the son of a poor family in East Saint Louis, Illinois during the time of the Great Depression. He attended Holy Angels grade school where he first discovered an interest in writing. His love of flying was encouraged by dime novels of the day such as Robert J. Hogan’s G-8 and His Battle Aces that depicted “America’s World War I Flying Spy” engaged in air-to-air combat. He decided at this young age that he would become a pilot for the United States Air Force and focused Read more [...]