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Cal Thomas: America interrupted

...a book called "The Fate of Empires and Search For Survival." Glubb noted the average age of empires since the time of ancient Assyria...250 years. Only the Mameluke Empire in Egypt and the Levant (1250-1517...exhibiting signs of decline.All empires begin, writes Glubb, with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-03/cal-thomas-america-interrupted
Opinion

...where he had come to inspect his occupying troops in the empire's eastern province.The shots fired by Serb teenager Gavrilo...wars cost some 80 million European their lives, ended four empires - including the Austro-Hungarian - and changed the world...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2014-06-28-1
What others say: Feed the eagles, not the rabbits

...notorious for spreading disease.If you're going to do anything, trap them in live traps (ADFG and GHS have loaner traps available) and take them to Fish and Game.In the end, feed the eagles and not the rabbits.- Juneau Empire,Nov. 8

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-11-15/what-others-say-feed-the-eagles-n
Opinion
What others say: Closing down schools will shut down communities

...Closing schools in too many cases will result in closing down communities after families move away. If lawmakers do insist on pursuing this option, it should be after all other alternatives have been exhausted.- Juneau Empire,Nov. 15

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-11-17/what-others-say-closing-down-scho
Opinion
Time for thinking outside the box

...like a third world nation. Taking our natural resources and money, moving them offshore to improve the productive powers of empires around the world. Alaska has billions of dollars in our reserve account. We could do what those Wall Street banks do, create...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-12-29/time-for-thinking-outside
Letters
Bob Franken: The graduate speakers

...day at Smith College after a petition was circulated on campus objecting to the IMF cooperation with autocrats and financial empires: "Although we do not wish to disregard all of Ms. Lagarde's accomplishments as a strong female leader in the world, we...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-05-17/bob-franken-the-graduate-speakers
Opinion
Time to take a look at the world around us

...our basic needs. We are at the end of our global monetary hegemony. Sovereign nations are aligning against us. Like all Empires, the government of the USA will do everything to maintain their global standing. A World War is inevitable. Sometimes I...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-23/time-to-take-a-look-at-th
Letters
Cal Thomas: The Supreme Courts nonruling on gay marriage

...60s?Those who regard same-sex marriage as more evidence of a decline in morality will see America following other great empires and nations that collapsed from within before they were conquered from without. Those working so diligently to attack structures...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-13/cal-thomas-the-supreme-courts-non
Opinion
Russia sends troops into Ukraine

...bloodless turmoil on the peninsula, the scene of centuries of wars and seen by Moscow as a crown jewel of the Russian and Soviet empires. What began Thursday with the early-morning takeover of the regional parliament building by mysterious troops continued...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-01/russia-sends-troops-into-ukraine
News

...seized by Russian forces in the 18th century under Catherine the Great, was once the crown jewel in Russian and then Soviet empires.It only became part of Ukraine in 1954 when Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev transferred jurisdiction from Russia - a move...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-27-1
News

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