Symbolic outrage? US senators seek to stop arms sales to Saudis… after killing Bahrain ban bill

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For the first time since the Cuban crisis, nuclear war threat is real – Stephen Cohen

November 8, 2018 by

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Syrian FM: US Seeks to Prolong Conflict in Syria

November 1, 2018 by

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Syria Update: Creeping Partition

October 24, 2018 by

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How the FBI Silences Whistleblowers

October 17, 2018 by

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Ghost Towns: Winston and Chloride New Mexico

October 10, 2018 by

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Ghost Towns: Winston and Chloride New Mexico

October 10, 2018 by

Ghost Towns And Abandoned Places

Winston New Mexico

As I was exiting the Gila National Forest, I was super low on gas. I found a park ranger who told me the nearest gas station was 20 miles away at the only gas station around. That town was Winston. Winston is abandoned save for the general store thats next to a ranger station.  I was worried about running out of gas, but the ranger assured me that I could coast into Winston since it was all downhill.I made it to the general store, but they had closed for the night. I ended up spending the night and waiting until the next day to fuel up and get going.  The next day the store opened and I was able to get gas. They also offer showers to use for 8 dollars. Great place for a quick sleep or even overnight(but there are no facilities other than the…

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Odyssey 2005 Itinerary

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CDT New Mexico: Mt. Taylor to Pie Town

September 30, 2018 by

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CDT New Mexico: Mt. Taylor to Pie Town

September 30, 2018 by

The Connor Chronicles

When I wake up the next morning, I unzip my tent to find Surprise staring daggers at me. When I lose his attention, he switches his stare to look lovingly at Murphy. The other three cowboy camped last night, but with the creepy old doctor staring murder at me coupled with all the tarantulas in the desert I thought it best to just sleep in my tent. With my box cutter next to me.

Deciding to GTFO, I quickly pack up my things and leave. It’s cold, and I’m wearing all my layers hoping to just book it to town. Last night I mentioned to Murphy and Stomper that I was running low on food, having planned on doing more miles each day than our current pace. They gifted me a bag of jalapeno cheddar pretzels and an oatmeal bar, but my food bag was still too light. Time to…

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