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Published on April 10 2007

No, I haven't died. I haven't vanished off the face of the earth. I have been simply buried in a paper on sovereignty (or coming lack thereof) in the European Union and the rationale for both the Czech Republic and Slovakia joining a supranational organization...

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Published on April 6 2007

Continuing on the education schtick, a teacher friend, knowing the name of the University (APU/AMU) where I'm chasing the degree and thinking that somehow my association with a "military college" means I want to join up, emailed me this story. Even though...

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Published on April 5 2007

As an update to this post, one of my myriad readers sent me this little story: Fifty Years of Math 1957 - 2007 Last week I purchased a burger at Burger King for $1.58. The counter girl took my $2 and I pulled 8 cents from my pocket and gave it to her....

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Published on March 31 2007

....A glorious day outside--even if it is a bit cloudy-- and here I am doing a midterm exam. With Key Lime Bars in the oven. I haven't baked in months. Posting the pic of the Swedish Chef must be what did it. Børk! Børk! Børk!. Life is good.

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Published on February 26 2007

UNs top court clears Serbia of genocide during Bosnian war THE HAGUE AFP - The UNs top court on Monday cleared Serbia of direct involvement in genocide during the war in Bosnia, but said Belgrade did breach international law by failing to prevent the...

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Published on February 25 2007

Tomorrow's news will provide the last paragraph to the short case report I wrote for the last class. After all the reading I did on the case, I am *really* interested in seeing the final ruling and how it will affect Serbia's application to the European...

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Published on February 24 2007

One of my favorite bloggers is The Anchoress. I've loved her take on current affairs since I discovered her blog a couple of years back. The other day, she posted a series of images of math problems and the creative solutions students had come up with....

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Published on February 21 2007

I was digging around in an old datebook when I came across the significance of the above date. It was the day that a scared green barely-18-year-old college-dropout-'cause-she-ran-out-of-money walked into a mill with a 99% male to female ratio to begin...

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Published on February 9 2007

This is just a little experimental post. I was playing with this new version of Word, and I stumbled across a "publish to blog" option. (Ain't software wonderful these days?) Some good news, though! APUS credited me 6, count 'em, SIX!!, credits towards...

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Published on February 1 2007

"American leaders have taken their values so much for granted that they rarely recognize how revolutionary and unsettling the values can appear to others. No other society has asserted that the principles of ethical conduct apply to international conduct...

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