If you think immigration is a poisonous issue in American politics, spare a moment of sympathy for France, where demographics, terrorism and a presidential election have collided to produce a truly toxic mix.
As the men of 1776 approached their fateful break from Britain, they argued over the proper orienting ideal for government: property or happiness? When it came to the Declaration of Independence itself, happiness won.
As he sat in the C-130 Hercules transport plane enroute to a small airport near the middle of Africa, Sasson “Sassy” Reuven, a member of Israel’s Red Beret paratroop unit, knew that failure was not an option.
The music won’t be to everyone’s taste, but for a colorful party atmosphere, Hamburg is the place to be on July 11, as the city grooves to the sights and sounds of its annual party known as Schlagermove.