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Entries by Dorian de Wind from 08/2012

Tammy Smith: The U.S. Military's First Openly Gay General

| Posted 08.13.2012 | Impact

Today, her career rather than being threatened has been significantly advanced, thanks to the end of an era of discrimination and prejudice against our gay and lesbian servicemembers.

As the London Olympics Close, Mission Accomplished for Our Military Olympians

| Posted 08.13.2012 | Sports

Troy Dumais, younger brother of Air Force Captain Justin Dumais -- an alternate military Olympian -- won the bronze medal teamed with Kristian Ipsen in the men's synchronized three-meter springboard final in London.

The Afghanistan War: Grim Milestones and Ominous Trends

| Posted 08.22.2012 | World

Milestones are significant events in our personal lives, in projects and in war and peace. Generally we celebrate those milestones but sometimes they...

Gov. Christie's "Taking Our Country Back"

| Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

Does that mean that the United States of America, the great country to which I immigrated 55 years ago -- a country I adopted and which I thought had adopted me -- really hasn't been "my country" all or some of these years?

When Mere Mortals Talk With God

| Posted 08.31.2012 | Religion

I have difficulty accepting that those who preach hate, intolerance and just plain evil from the pulpit, the Amud, the minbar or from whatever elevated religious or political position they hold, are hearing and relaying the Word of God.