Can’t Say No to Tommy Sowers’ Dog



I really like Tommy Sowers — and while I normally don’t post appeals to support this Congressman or that, I couldn’t help it in this case. Sowers, a former Special Forces officer who did deployments in Kosovo and Iraq, was also a new media and politics instructor at West Point.

The Islamic Republic of Iran Turns 31



(This picture was taken by Shane M. in Tehran on Bahman 22 in 2009. Shane writes about the pic: “I’m always interested in the folks found that are found around a spectacle. I asked these guys if I could take a picture and they readily agreed. The flower was his idea.