Veteran’s_Honoring the Victims

Veterans’ Day leaves me very empty. The sadness I feel is not for our dead soldiers, but rather the innocent grandfathers and grandmothers, mothers and fathers, children, boys and girls, and babies that we never speak of when dignitaries lay wreaths at cemeteries. The blaring jets that fly overhead, cannons exploding, rifle salutes fired sicken […]

Over Here, Over There, What’s The Dif?

The Nation is horrified.  13 soldiers are killed by a Muslim.  The President offers a eulogy.  Is it terrorism?  Is it an act of war?  Of course it is.  Which? Well both, silly.  What happened here is no different than what happens over in Afghanistan and Iraq every day.  We just do not get to […]