Dogs Greet Soldier Returning from Iraq

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This one is making the rounds. Happy Friday. Happy Dogs

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Norway Knights Penguin, Ostrich Denied Again

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Nils Olav, a king penguin on the Norwegian King's Guard , was bestowed a knighthood for simultaneously defusing an IED while taking out a machine gun in Iraq. OK, I don't think Norway even has troops in Iraq.

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Mad about the Congo

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I am no supporter of the Iraq War. I suppose I've come to this pretty late and gorilla people already knew that this trouble was brewing. The rebel forces in the Congo have controlled the gorilla sector of Virunga since 2007. Clearly, I haven't been following this as I should have been. Right now, I am frustrated with the EU and the UN. This whole mess reminds me of other similar situations.Kosovo, Bosnia, Rwanda.

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From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

It sent more than 300,000 troops to help us in Vietnam, was a quick and generous supporter of Desert Storm in 1991, and for several years had the third-largest deployment of troops in Iraq, following our invasion of that country five years ago. June 12, 2008 Note from KBJ: If South Koreans were truly concerned with their health , they wouldn't be eating beef in the first place To the Editor: Re “ South Koreans Assail U.S.

Pigs Used in Explosives Tests in Britain

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The tests "saved many lives" in Iraq and Afghanistan due to improvements in post-traumatic techniques, junior defence minister Quentin Davies said. He said 25 pigs were used in 2006, 19 in 2007, 40 in 2008, and 35 in 2009. I wish we could stop killing animals for reasons related to killing humans. From the BBC News. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has defended its use of more than 100 pigs in explosive tests in Wiltshire.

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Service Members Get a Second Chance with Service Dogs

4 The Love Of Animals

Established in 2008, the mission of The Dublin Dog Foundation is to foster the therapeutic and service roles of dogs in the development, support, and inspiration they provide to their human companions. The Dublin Dog Foundation (DDF) has partnered with Freedom Service Dogs, Inc.

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