car·riage re·turn

n. the lever or mechanism on a typewriter that would cause the cylinder on which the paper was held (the carriage) to return to the left margin of the page

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A Non-Partisan Federal Government Shutdown Thought Experiment

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Consider the following for a moment:

You are a military spouse. While your husband/wife is on the other side of the world,you remain behind,raising your children,paying your mortgage or rent,car notes,etc. You Read on…

Samizdat

There are things that U.S. soldiers are allowed to talk about with the press and others they are not. One of the things they are not allowed to voice is their political opinion,especially if it goes against their commander in chief. In the privacy of latrine stalls on military bases in Iraq Read on…