Browsing All posts tagged under »terrorism«

Is the TSA Really Keeping You Safe?

May 18, 2016

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  Unless you have been living in Life in the Boomer Lane’s old, non-functioning washing machine that she stores in the basement because the stairs are too tight to be able to remove it, you are probably aware that TSA lines at airports have exceeded lines to get into a free Beyoncé concert. This opening […]

Guns, Internment Camps, and Falafel

November 20, 2015

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Life in the Boomer Lane is having a bad week.  She is finding it increasingly difficult to keep track of what various politico-types are suggesting as ways to deal with the horrific events that occured in Paris. The following is a test for all loyal readers. After each person’s name, there are statements. One is […]

Fighting Terrorism With A Cheeseburger and Fries

August 24, 2012

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A recent concern to the US military has been the rising number of “insider” attacks on our troops, specifically coming from Afghan police and soldiers.  Marine Gen. John R. Allen, the top US commander in Afghanistan, speaking to reporters at the Pentagon from his headquarters in Kabul, said the reasons behind the attacks are not […]

The Room You Never Want to Go Into

December 5, 2010

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Life in the Boomer Lane seriously hates beating dead horses.  And she doesn’t know why anyone would want to do that anyway, but apparently there must have been a time in the past when people actually did beat dead horses, or the phrase never would have come into existence. Did they do it or fun on […]