Buckley and his wife, Melissa, sleep in the living room, next to the bathroom that has no door and a kitchen with only a dorm fridge. When Buckley is off probation for drug possession in February they hope to move to a better place.Melissa, buttoning the collar of the floral dress her husband asked her to wear, is more concerned about his reaction than the visitor he’s waiting for. The last time he got close to a Muslim, he shoved the man into a rack of potato chips in his own gas station.She had spent years with that version of her husband, the onetime imperial nighthawk of the Georgia White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan who despised “towel heads,” swore Barack Obama was a Muslim agent and believed terrorists were pouring into the country disguised as refugees.She was still getting to know this version, the one who had invited one of those refugees to their home.”What if it’s like the gas station all over again?” she asks, arranging a peony bloom in a plastic sippy cup.”He’s here,” Buckley calls, flipping his cigarette as a black Mercedes sedan pulls under the pine trees.Out steps a tall man with stylish glasses and glossy black hair.
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One of the things that will be brought up by Cruz’s competitors at that debate is that essentially the strategy he’s advocating is what you’ve seen happen in Libya. It’s the Obama/Hillary strategy there. You go in, you bomb the heck out of a place, and you leave and chaos follows.
So with all this new information, it was stressed to me that I should have the surgery. So at the end of July of 2009 I had the surgery. Let me tell you that the surgery SUCKS. If we could have done it, we would have done it too. I don’t think it was just plain old espionage. Population’s data, and you can put it together that way, you can do all kinds of things that go well beyond espionage..