Tag: gym teacher

South Korea Says US Envoy Attacker Acted Alone

Thursday morning was pretty unpleasant for Mark W. Lippert, the US envoy to South Korea. The ambassador was at a breakfast meeting in Seoul when a man, Kim Ki-jong, rushed forward and slashed his face open with a 10-inch knife. While the wound required 80 stitches, Lippert was relatively unharmed and the Kim was arrested before he could cause anymore… Read more →

Bowe Bergdahl Might Be Charged With Desertion

As many people remember from our time in Afghanistan, our soldiers were both killed and captured in the line of duty. One of the most famous, if not the most famous, prisoners of war (POW) was Bowe Bergdahl who wandered away from his camp in the middle of the night and was promptly captured by Muslim terrorist fighters who were… Read more →

Italy Tries to Save Migrant Ship Again

One of the most recurring tragedies of the past years has consistently taken place in the Mediterranean sea between Italy and North Africa. As countries and states in Northern Africa continue to dissolve into sectarian violence and rebellion, many people are looking for a way out of the conflict and away from danger. They look at the Mediterranean and Italy… Read more →

Kenyan Ministers Out of Office After Massacre

Of all the many Islamist extremist movements in Africa, al-Shabab has consistently proven to be one of the most notoriously violent and difficult to eradicate. Facing a coalition of African Union soldiers (mostly of Kenyan origin) and Somali government soldiers that have been consistently gaining ground, the terrorist movement has perfected the art of fading away into the countryside where… Read more →

Islamic State Begins Imposing Rule of Terror in Syria

As anyone who has been following international news knows by now, the Islamic State (also known as ISIS and ISIL) has managed to take over large chunks of both Syria and Iraq in an attempt to create an Islamic Caliphate in the Middle East. While the battle for the territory continue to rage on between ISIS extremists and the various… Read more →

More Girls Have Been Abducted By Boko Haram

Since 2009, Nigeria has been struggling to contain a combination of Tuareg separatists and militant Islamic extremists from tearing the North of the country apart and flooding the south with chaos and refuges. Since the extremist insurgency has started, Boko Haram (which means Western education is forbidden) has made it a point to kidnap girls who aren’t Muslim and/or who… Read more →

Circus Acts and Physical Education?

It is probably fair to say that for many children the worst class is P.E., also known as gym class or physical education. The negative stereotype of the furious gym teacher humiliating the students who aren’t as fit and in shape as the other students is a trope that has been shown over and over again in books, movies, and… Read more →