When I spoke to a number of people on the street, however, many of them assumed that the individual, since apprehended and identified as Harry Burkhart, a German national, had “something wrong inside his head.” One person told me that it was comforting to think that the arsonist was mentally ill. Though my survey was entirely anecdotal and did not meet the rigor of scientific analysis, experience tells me that this idea, that it is reassuring to think of a criminal as being mentally ill, prevails in the populace. Matthews, to his credit, then noted that there is usually a political element to these crimes.
The military’s “base” budget, not including a contingency fund for overseas operations, will be the biggest in recent American history since at least the 1970’s, adjusting for inflation, according to multiple military budget experts. Including this contingency fund, which includes substantial wartime operation spending, America’s military budget was bigger forseveral years in the Obama administration. The 2019 budget largely rose with inflation from 2018, which saw the bulk of the increase from 2017..
Year after year the browns coaches were being fired after only a year. Only coaches who accepted the head coaching job were the ones who didn’t get other offers. There is no way you can get quality hires like Shanahan if you give him a bad team and no time to get it off the ground.
The DEA Museum isn’t an A list attraction. It doesn’t draw the crowds of the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum. But the DEA’s hall of history offers a fascinating glimpse into the evolution of the American drug war. I have celiac. I eat bread, rice, cake, and cookies. The baked goods I eat don taste as good as the ones with gluten in them, but sometimes I just really want a grilled cheese sandwich.
Vietnamese people are nationalistic, and pho is not only part of their cuisine but also their pride. Yes, it was the French who made beef scraps available, and yes, many of the initial pho cooks were Chinese, but the noodle soup was created in Vietnam. The Vietnamese people made the best of their circumstances and turned the situation into something of their own.
I coasted through high school with straight A I started college with a 3.75 GPA my first semester and my interest in beer, girls and video games began to eclipse any interest I had in taking classes seriously. I was in an ROTC program and eventually I had to quit that after my junior year because my GPA slipped below a 2.5, which meant I owed the government money for all the semesters they paid for. I dropped out when I slipped below a 2.0.