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Eyeball to Eyeball with the End of Empire

Michael Murry

I lived through the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, but as a sophomore in high school I didn’t know much about it beyond the lurid newspaper headlines and heavy mouth breathing of U.S. 919 more words

US Military

The futility of war

An open letter to Ian Greenhalgh of “Veterans Today”

Dear Ian,

I recently watched a short clip from the movie “Patton”, to find out why you were making such a big deal about him as being some kind of military hero with “balls the size of Texas”. 711 more words

Veterans Today

Remember the U.S.A.? General Patton's REAL Speech...

At last, the long black car, shining resplendently in the bright sun, roared up the road, preceded by a jeep full of Military Police. A dead hush fell over the hillside.

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TR News & Politics

To Be or Not to Be

Michael Gallagher

The lead story in the New York Times a few days ago reported there is little or no likelihood that President Obama, our Nobel Peace Laureate president, will announce a no first use of nuclear weapons pledge, a declaration that seems to have met with a collective yawn. 404 more words

US Politics

Chrysler Liquidating Trust Commits $750,000 to Support Homeless Veterans

Donation is Part of VA’s Partnership Efforts Resulting in 220 grants to Veterans and Families

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is partnering with Chrysler Liquidating Trust to provide funds to support VA efforts to end Veteran homelessness. 379 more words


The Kingmaker Club

Stephen Kinzer writes for The Boston Globe:

Violently intervening in the affairs of other countries has brought the United States much grief over the last century. 326 more words