Freelance writing doesn’t pay much, but a compensating benefit is the opportunity one finds to meet and speak with really interesting people. Congressional candidate Lt. Col. Allen West (USA, Ret.) is one such person, and I interviewed him for this article recently.
Federal case against Seattle gun ban dropped; SAF-NRA lawsuit still alive
"...The SAF-NRA case won in King County Superior Court before Judge Catherine Shaffer earlier this year. She ruled that the city’s park ban violated Washington State’s model preemption act that dates back to 1983..."
The Yellow Sea is again the setting for naval war games. China has started a four-day artillery exercise in waters off Qingdao. The United States and South Korea are to hold joint drills in the same waters in a few days.
Human-rights activist Jestina Mukoko and 17 others are suing some of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's closest colleagues for $22 million, claiming they were kidnapped, tortured and illegally detained in 2008.