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A slanted report from a usually reliable source

Not sure what happened in the editorial process at VTDigger, but on Wednesday morning it published a terribly one-sided piece on the F-35 issue.

Those opposed to F-35s at Burlington Airport probably liked the article, and will probably attack me for the following critique. 482 more words

The Media

Happy 4th to our Veterans

What’s so bad about a little patriotic celebration?

One of the students in a recent course I was teaching on responding to disaster, trauma, and abuse identified himself as a veteran and highlighted the need to be mindful of our neighbors on holidays like this. 394 more words

4th Of July

Memorial Day

The Fruit Of Freedom & Fallen Trees

Posted on May 26, 2012by poemsandponderings

      As Memorial Day is now upon us I realize that I have an extra poem. 191 more words

History

Memorial Day

Throughout my life, I thought Memorial Day was just a day to remember the dead, a day off and a banking holiday. I didn’t learn in a class or was ever told what Memorial Day is and why we celebrate it. 326 more words

Military/Veterans

GI Bill - The Good and Bad

What is the GI Bill? A brief history. [1]

Originally the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944, known as the GI Bill, was created to provide benefits for returning WWII Veterans.  683 more words

Military/Veterans

The Faces Of Freedom

The VETERAN took the very same oath of office as the president and all members of Congress. But the VETERAN honored theirs. Thank you vets for your service and your sacrifice.. 183 more words

Jack Downing