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John Scripsick

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A Purple Heart for Christmas

(19) Comments | Posted December 14, 2011 | 9:30 AM

I'm glad the United States is bringing America's sons and daughters, our troops, home from Iraq before Christmas.

My son Bryan died in Iraq, in a town named Albu Hyatt, north of Bagdad, Sept. 6, 2007.

He and 3 others died, but 40 to 50 troops behind them lived.

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Ten Years Since 9/11

(32) Comments | Posted September 10, 2011 | 11:58 PM

My son was sixteen at the time Bin Laden's crew of twenty some hijackers, sixteen or so from Saudi Arabia, the rest from Yemen, who trained to fly in America, executed the 9-11 attacks.

The wise men we elected to office waged war on Afghanistan to get Bin Laden. Our...

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Bush's 4th of July Celebration

(13) Comments | Posted July 3, 2009 | 4:20 PM

It's good to see that Woodward, OK invited George W. Bush to their 4th of July celebration. Some days I feel sorry for this poor lonely man. His dream of being rich and famous took him to be the leader of our great nation. My satisfaction as a Oklahoma farmer...

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What Did My Son Die For?

(3) Comments | Posted September 24, 2008 | 1:24 PM

Most people will lie or stretch the truth for one reason, and that is money.

My son died in Iraq one year ago, and it has made me study the reasons we went to war, as any parent would do looking into the loss of their child.

President George W....

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