Month: October 2017

Whatever happened to duty as a virtue?

By Bill Federer Admiral Horatio Nelson In 1794, British Admiral Horatio Nelson lost his right eye capturing Corsica and his right arm attacking the Canary Islands in 1797. He captured six and destroyed seven of Napoleon’s ships at the Battle of the Nile, trapping Napoleon in Muslim Egypt. Admiral Nelson assaulted Copenhagen. Horatio Nelson is Read More …

The huge difference integrity makes

By Greg Laurie What is integrity? It’s really the same as having character. D.L. Moody defined integrity as what you are in the dark. In other words, integrity is who we are when there is no one around to impress. It’s the real us. Humorist Will Rogers once said, “So live that you would not Read More …

Beijing’s 30-year deadline to rule the world

By -NO AUTHOR- (News.com.au) Beijing has outlined plans to become the world’s biggest superpower within the next 30 years. Opening a five-yearly national congress, Chinese President Xi Jinping set out his time frame for the country to become a “global leader” with international influence. In his 3 ½ hour speech, Mr Xi urged a reinvigorated Read More …

Chaos: Woman tosses ‘lucky’ coins into plane engine

By -NO AUTHOR- (Daily Caller) Although one elderly woman was flying with Lucky Air, she apparently decided a little extra luck wouldn’t hurt. She was wrong. As passengers boarded flight 8L9960 out of Anqing, Anhui, China Wednesday, several noticed 76-year-old Ms. Fang throwing objects into the engine. Coins, presumably for good luck, were discovered on Read More …

Afghan troops going AWOL in U.S.

By Art Moore An Afghan National Army soldier directs other Afghan soldiers and members of the Afghan National Police during weapons training (U.S. Defense Department photo) Amid assurances by the State Department and Homeland Security that there’s no cause for concern, an inspector general said in a new report Friday that more than 150 Afghan Read More …