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A College’s Denomination: The BGC and the Vietnam War, 1968-1969 (Part 4)

This is part four of a five part series. If you haven’t yet done so, you may find it helpful to read parts one4,315 more words
Vietnam War

27/7/14 - Lost Patriotism

They draped a flag over his casket, reminding everyone as to why he died, not how he had lived. When I angrily threw the precisely folded flag, weeks later, my mother cried at her knees at the disheveled symbol of a nation that chalked my brother as a statistic. 80 more words

Commemoration of Kargil Vijay Divas

… at my school, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Vidya Mandir was a deeply moving experience this year. It is the fifteenth anniversary of that conflict, fought on the snow covered, harsh terrains of the mountainous regions of the Kargil, Drass and Batalik sectors of Kashmir. 1,438 more words


The Dance of Dumbness Goes On...


The above article is about how new incoming House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) is claiming impeachment won’t be taken off of the table if Obama signs an executive order limiting deportations.   129 more words

Sunday, 27th July 2014

Dr Johnson said that patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel. Wearing flip-flops on a night out is the first.


Spectator, 1828: The 'Genuine Briton' and the 'Liberal'


I credit my love of the classics for being able to read this as easily as a modern broadsheet, but if you take it slow I promise it’s very funny. 635 more words

Veteran: member of a "gang" of Marines

I just read on U.S. Patriot online about a veteran at a Pizza Hut in Wisconsin. Well, that’s exciting news, isn’t it? Well, let me tell you about this veteran and the manager at this particular Pizza Hut. 423 more words