The military history of the early caliphates and the Ottoman Empire gives us a clear example of the state application of military jihad. I am very hesitant to believe that military jihad is not a necessary plank of fundamentalist Islam alongside other anti Western highly conservative beliefs. The quietists may not believe in funding these campaigns with tax dollars, but they may be less likely to denounce such behavior as heretical..
RAY: After Cecilia Fire Thunder announced her intentions to build a clinic, donations began to pour in from across the country. She’s raised about $10,000 so far. But some Pine Ridge residents say Fire Thunder’s biggest obstacle won’t be financial. Schwarber’s story is one Cubs fans (and TV commentators) love. After hitting 16 homers as a rookie last year, he tore up his knee in early April and hadn’t played major league ball since then until Tuesday night. He’s been in the lineup as the designated hitter.
The county also suffers from brain drain, the kids grow up and go off to college and never move back because there are not very many good jobs there. Now the mayors, city councilors, County commissioners, etc. Can really attract any new businesses/companies when your reputation is the wild west.
We got to talking and I found out he lives on the other side of our neighborhood what would take me 20 minutes at a normal walking speed. I offered to help in anyway I could and he politely declined, telling me that this is a special time for him and his dog and he wouldn give it up for anything.lizzieofficial 2 points submitted 2 days agoI had a friend growing up that had been in a car accident in her boyfriend car and she was wearing her seatbelt and it saved her. But she had a huge bruse across her chest and stomach.
Americans want change, and we know the changes that work. So why are politicians so scared to get it done? Because the gun lobby has rigged the official and unofficial rules of the game to prevent common sense change. Just take the rhetoric from gun lobby loyalists following the shooting: Some chided advocates such as me for “politicizing” the tragedy by calling for policy change to make our communities safer.
The private prison industry has long fueled its growth on the proposition that it is a boon to taxpayers, delivering better outcomes at lower costs than state facilities. But significant evidence undermines that argument: the tendency of young people to return to crime once they get out, for example, and long term contracts that can leave states obligated to fill prison beds. The harsh conditions confronting youth inside YSI facilities, moreover, show the serious problems that can arise when government hands over social services to private contractors and essentially walks away..