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My Response to Michael Moore

(205) Comments | Posted January 4, 2013 | 4:44 PM

I recently read film director Michael Moore's New Year's Resolution, in which he declares to not say, "I support the troops" anymore. Moore, an avid objector to the Iraq War, explains that he no longer supports them because, "we know our military leaders do things that have nothing...

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Peace on Earth and Good Will to Soldiers

(2) Comments | Posted December 21, 2012 | 2:18 PM

As Christmas descends upon us, I find myself wrapped up in the more trivial matters of the holiday season -- buying gifts for our sons, planning Christmas activities to do with them, and sketching out some sort of "visitation schedule" for the extended family.

In the silent pauses between...

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Shades of Guilt in My Purple Heart

(121) Comments | Posted May 25, 2012 | 6:00 PM

The unofficial marker for summer's beginning is upon us, and beyond the noise of summer barbecues, some will take time honor servicemembers that fought and died in our nation's wars. As a veteran of a recent war, I feel it is important to look past the general niceties spouted out...

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