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A Soldier’s Duty; A Citizen’s Responsibility

I was thinking the other day when I was reflecting on 9/11 about America’s place in the world. Specifically, I was thinking about our military. Finest, most well-trained bunch of people in the world. Of course, for some the military … Continue reading

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War; What is it Good For? Absolutely Profit$

Many apologies to Edwin Starr for co-opting the title of his 1969 classic. When President Dwight David Eisenhower delivered his farewell address to the nation on January 17, 1961, he advocated keeping an established military always ready for action. Eisenhower … Continue reading

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Ike Was Right

Not wanting to steal the thunder from Monotreme’s most excellent article of Dr. King and his legacy, I felt it important enough to note that today is also the anniversary of another significant event. It is the fiftieth anniversary of … Continue reading

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