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Colonial life on Chesapeake Bay

The Eastern Shore of Chesapeake Bay in Maryland was settled only a few years after the establishment of the Virginia colony at Jamestown in 1607. Because of this region’s isolation from the mainland until bridges and tunnels were built in the mid-20th century, the land still retains a colonial environment.

February 19, 2015

San Diego's role in national security

My favorite part about living in San Diego is that when I tell someone where I am from, the first comment is inevitably about the weather. And who can argue? A recent trip to D.C. reminded me just how gorgeous it is here. They often talk about the beaches; sometimes they say “Oh, Gaslamp, right?” or something about Comic-Con. These are the things our town is known for.

February 19, 2015

Turn ideas into action to have a great year

Everyone wants to have a great year, and many start with a flurry. The problem is that many can’t keep up the momentum or maintain the dedication to make “great” a reality. The health clubs and gyms are already less crowded.

February 18, 2015

The 'Jobs for Jihad Delinquents' program

At the White House Summit on Extremism That Shall Remain Unspecified Because Violent Followers Belonging To Unnamed Extremist Movement Might Take Extreme Offense And Act Extremely, the feds are touting a groundbreaking new strategy to fight terrorists.

February 18, 2015

Navy Broadway Complex and terrorists

Some residents and business owners near the 16-acre Navy Broadway Complex say there are sound reasons not to expand the site, but one of the reasons that has been offered doesn’t even come close.

February 17, 2015

Case studies in cellphone accessories

I’ve been poring over some of the new products I saw last month at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Here’s a selection among those that stand out and add to the use of your cellphone.

February 16, 2015

Doubling H1-B visas via an end run

Green cards for spouses — that’s the latest quiet Obama administration move to please and appease the high-tech companies in Silicon Valley and elsewhere who constantly clamor for more H1-B visas to bring in cheap, skilled foreign labor.

February 16, 2015
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