1951 – Tibet annexed by China China formally annexed Tibet as an autonomous region on this day in 1951, giving rise to a Tibetan independence movement—led by the Dalai Lama, winner of the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize—that continued into the early 21st century.
By halting the security crackdown on Hamas, Abbas would be paving the way for terrorists to kill him and his associates in the West Bank, as they had already begun to do in 2007 in the Gaza Strip, and possibly again in a coup in 2014. If and when Abbas
Your love for me takes me to tranquil lakes To a sunrise heralding a day full of love And a sunset painting all the emotions on the horizon And the inky velvet night that spells nocturnal amour
And I just revel in it, the gentle blending of our hearts Into a seamless, perfect whole The tingling touch of skin against the soft satin skin The fragrance heady emanating from the bosomic valley With the perpetual communion of the soul to soul in the background.
Truth is becoming an endangered species in America because our moral compass is broken. The COVID-19 pandemic is just the latest petri dish into which truth has gone to rot like a dead fish. It seems as if no one tells the truth anymore and in part that’s why America is failing.
It used to be a man’s word was his bond, the professional classes were mostly honest and government shot straight with citizens. After all, America was built on trust in our leaders and its citizens.
Founder John Adams said as much: “Our constitution was made for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” Our early leaders were known for their integrity.
President George Washington supposedly said “I cannot tell a lie.” Abraham Lincoln, our greatest president, was known as Honest Abe. But honesty, truth even from…