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Understanding the US Empire

If you search the literature on “empire”, you will see that it is generally attributed to kings and queens (or emperors and empresses) and their kingdoms. 1,805 more words


As we advance further into the Twenty-First Century, a new assessment of what direction our Defense Budget and Military should take, is of paramount importance. 948 more words


Why Did We Go Into Iraq Again?

As I mentioned in a previous blog post, I didn’t know how interesting geopolitics was until I realized that my interest in world politics, and politics in general, is so very connected to geopolitics. 475 more words

Former Army Sergeant to Receive Medal of Honor

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to former Army Sergeant Kyle J. White, who put his own life at risk in an hours-long effort to save fellow service members during a 2007 ambush in Afghanistan. 440 more words


Too Many Military Veterans Suffering For Their Service

Too many military veterans suffering for their service

Michael G. Johnson

The April 5 Citizen-Times Viewpoint presents critical information regarding what our veterans are experiencing day in and day out. 627 more words


Transition Back To Civilian Life Tough For This Veteran

Transition back to civilian tough for this veteran


Recorder Staff

GREENFIELD — Shannon (Hosmer) Gamlin says it hasn’t been easy returning to a life she walked away from a decade ago. 1,376 more words


The Hidden Agenda of Pain

It is something we all deal with. Some daily, some weekly, and some deal with it every so often. The little bumps and licks we take each day that result in headaches, bruises, scratches, or what have you have hardened our bodies so much that sometimes we dare ourselves to walk on the wild side and think ourselves impervious to damage. 1,401 more words