Friday, July 31, 2015
Monday, July 27, 2015
President Obama returns home, not to Chicago but to Kenya. Our President discussed corruption, gay rights and terrorism intermixed with fond memories of his family ties to the Kenya nation. "There are cousins and uncles and aunties that show up that you didn't know existed, but you're always happy to meet. There were lengthy explanations in some cases of the connections," described the President as he summarized his visit to the Eastern African nation.
Monday, July 20, 2015
As summer comes to a scorching end, our thoughts return to school days soon approaching. Teaching is a part of Middle Eastern agenda as well; however, the subjects differ. Reports out of Turkey show IS (Islamic State) trainers teaching children about beheadings. After being shown videos, the school children get the opportunity to practice the technique by cutting the head off of dolls. A 14 year old shared with the Associated Press, " they taught me how to hold the sword, and they told me how to hit. They told me it was the head of the infidels."