Tag Archive: military

Mar 27

Military Service for Dummies

In Brief—Memories of the author’s years in America’s army, the good, the bad and the ugly. ——————————————————————————————————————————— A Good Decision?…Maybe— “I gotta get outta here!” At the time, volunteering for the draft seemed like a good way to escape being smothered by my socialite mother. Similarly, she thought it was a great way to shed …

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Feb 14

Republicans and Their Regressive Platform

In Brief—A discussion of the hurdles Republicans face that will determine whether the nation stands or falls in an ever-changing world. ————————————————————————————————————— Hurdles Determine the Race— I have a confession. My first vote was Republican. If it was good enough for my family it was good enough for me. I quickly realized that my philosophy …

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