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During World War II as part of the preparations to invade Europe in mid-1944, General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold formulated a plan to destroy as much of the German capacity to build, repair, and replace aircraft for the German Air Force, the Luftwaffe. Commentator Gary Joiner examines the so-called "Big Week" by the numbers. 

Abbie Teel

The Onion, a satirical magazine and website the day after the New Hampshire primary published a Photoshopped image of a dejected Jeb Bush sitting on the ground, his back against a mud-spattered concrete block wall. The headline: “Demoralized Jeb Bush Succumbs to New Hampshire Heroin Epidemic.”

Commentator Gary Joiner explores the origins of the penny dreadful, the popular and cheap serial literature that rose up in the dark corners of Victorian London.

Gary Borders

The war against squirrels has again erupted in our backyard.

The Civil War in Syria, which by all accounts is worse than the mainstream media are reporting, is creating a human tragedy not seen on this scale since the Killing Fields of Cambodia, the tribal conflicts of Rwanda, and before that the Holocaust. Commentator Gary Joiner reflects on the Syrian refugee crisis.

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