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John Fitzgerald Kennedy (JFK): 35th Retrospective

  “Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) John F. Kennedy was the youngest man ever elected president. He said he represented America’s youth. This new...

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General Dwight David Eisenhower: 34th Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) Eisenhower was one American who appealed to everyone. He was a god-like figure all over the world, but he...

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5 Rotten Lows and 6 Jubilant Highs To Watch For In Rio

Tomorrow night begins the Olympics. And while seemingly all Olympic games pull tens of millions of viewers into the celebration of “other” sports (i.e. sports we only care about once every four years) amid a cloud of scandal, uncertainty and worries (Vancouver without snow; Sochi without snow and with inadequate facilities and...

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Hawks Hope Howard Homecoming Will Be A Strong Catalyst

After yet another play-off defeat at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Atlanta Hawks have certainly been actively addressing their roster in the hope of changing the fortunes of the team. It is apparent to many that this could well be the end of an era for the Hawks,...

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PTSD, Substance Abuse, Our Veterans, And What You Can Do

Killing The Breeze has been advocating for our veterans, especially those who may be facing a difficult time, since inception, including our feature on Chris Miller. We have also highlighted some of the educational opportunities and benefits reserved exclusively for veterans upon their return home. Elizabeth Turner works with a...