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2014-08-26 16:21:09

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's largest wartime veterans service organization honored Lt. Col. Oliver L. North, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret), with its highest public relations award during its 96(th) national convention here today. Host of Fox News' "War Stories" and author of several books about military men and women at war, North was presented the National Commander's Public Relations Award for "raising public awareness about the honorable...

2012-05-21 23:01:05

Attorney Daniel P. Sheehan will present a four part lecture and discussion series presented as part of a UC Santa Cruz course, Cowell 126: Eight Cases that Changed the United States. While chief counsel at the non-profit Christic Institute, Mr. Sheehan was the first to challenge the Reagan-Bush administration´s illegal covert sale of arms to Iran to fund a criminal, unconstitutional Contra war against the Sandinista government in Nicaragua. Due to his work on many civil rights cases, Mr....

2010-11-18 12:04:00

New book by LT COL Oliver North USMC (Ret.), host of War Stories on FOX News Channel, shares untold stories of bravery and patriotism from America's elite soldiers WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Heroes in Special Operations, the new release from LT COL Oliver North USMC (Ret.), debuts on the New York Times Best-Seller list in the competitive Hardcover Nonfiction category. In the book, North, the host of War Stories on FOX News Channel, provides a gripping,...

2008-08-27 18:00:26

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Lt. Colonel Oliver North speaks at Christ Church at Grove Farm on Saturday evening September 6, he will address a sold out audience. Because every ticket to the event was sold the church will provide a free video simulcast in Wilson Hall which is adjacent to the church sanctuary. Area residents who are unable to obtain tickets will be welcome to view the speech on a large video screen in the Hall. He will also speak at Christ Church's...

2005-07-11 17:38:08

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Robert Earl, who destroyed national security documents during the 1980s Iran-Contra scandal, is working as chief of staff to acting Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon England, the Pentagon said on Monday. Earl destroyed and stole national security documents while working for Lt. Col. Oliver North during a secret arms deal with Iran in which the United States passed money from those weapons sales to Contra guerrillas in Nicaragua, according to a report to Congress by...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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