Tag Archives: Iraq war

An Honorable Marine

by Kathie MM He doesn’t know it (yet), but on this Veteran’s Day, I am honoring a particular veteran, a former Marine, Ross Caputi, for his enduring courage. It takes courage for anyone, in or out of military uniform, to … Continue reading

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The Post Glory Exuberance Disorder-PGED

                                                                                                               by Kathie MM Just google “perpetual war,” and you will find many articles on US involvement in what appear to be endless military actions around the world.  Google “PTSD” and you will find many more articles on the pernicious … Continue reading

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Here we go again!

By Guest Author Paul Shannon Here we go again! Our leaders have learned nothing from their disastrous war in Iraq. That brutal intervention destroyed Iraq as a country, caused hundreds of thousands of deaths, created a terrorist government in Baghdad, … Continue reading

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Do you hear what I hear?

Photo by Tom Pratt.. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.       Every way I turn my head, I hear echoes from 9/11. What I hear: Thump, thump, thump, thump, thump, thump, thump. The excited heart of … Continue reading

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