I can’t wave the American flag, sing the American anthem, or wear red-white-blue paraphernalia this Memorial Day holiday.
It’s not that I don’t want to. Everyone wants to feel proud, and to cheer their “side.” 388 more words
From Antiwar.com, by Ivan Eland
As President Barack Obama’s visit to Vietnam and the lifting of the arms embargo to that country represents his “pivot to Asia,” his simultaneous killing of Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour, the Taliban leader in Pakistan, and the U.S.-backed Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s announcement of an assault to free Fallujah in Iraq illustrate why the pivot has not been realized. 649 more words
It’s been six months since I made the transition from my father’s daughter to his roommate.
Well, I’m actually somewhere in the middle. Not quite daughter enough to get the clean version of the joke his buddy told him, but totally daughter enough to do his laundry. 819 more words