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Check Six: Operation Desert Storm - 27 years ago

From the Military.com website

Nowadays when people think of Iraq, they think of the war that began in 2003, ISIS and the long fight against terrorism. 88 more words

History

Clive.

A gentle and kind man I knew once

The first time of meeting I was offered a drink

He stood up and shook my hand with a friendly advance… 262 more words

Poem

The Desert Sand

As the Sun slowly rises

Red turning to yellow

The cold stale night air

Turns to fresh glory

This we did see.

Relentlessly moving

Faster than shooting stars… 136 more words

Poem

Sometimes It's Sad to Be an American

In 1984, singer Lee Greenwood first released his song “Proud to Be an American,” which resurfaced with great fanfare following the first Gulf War of 1991 and the stunning dispatch of Saddam Hussein from Kuwait. 753 more words

Democratic Party

Album review: Steve Earle, Jerusalem (2002)

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, NOV. 14, 2002

By Steve Newton

In the liner notes to Jerusalem, Steve Earle refers to the likes of activists Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, and Abbie Hoffman as Americans who insisted on asking “the hardest questions in our darkest hours”. 317 more words

Album Reviews

Why America Loses Every War It Starts

Most Americans rightly believe that the U.S. military is the best and most formidable in the world.  If that is correct, why, since the end of World War II, has the United States lost every war it started and failed every time it used force without just cause? 821 more words

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