Category Archives: War

Best Military Charities

Updated 2-15-14 Perhaps the most commonly asked question I receive on Twitter is which veterans organizations people should donate to.  There are billions of dollars donated every year in the name of helping veterans.  But which ones are the best? … Continue reading

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Iraq and the Disappearing Anti-War Movement

With the ten year anniversary of the start of the Iraq war, journalists are out in force to proudly pat themselves on the back and offer flashbacks (oftentimes revisionist) of how wrong the Bush administration was about going to war, … Continue reading

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Veterans are Highly Disagreeable

Boy this sounds awfully familiar.  From This Ain’t Hell. The Huffington Post reports that “Military Service Does Number On Vets’ Minds, Study Suggests“. The upshot is that we’re all disagreeable; “Military recruits are a little less warm and friendly to … Continue reading

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War

“War is an ugly thing but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. A man who has nothing for which he is … Continue reading

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Private Chen Had Trouble Adjusting To Military Life

I no more than hit publish on the previous post and a find some interesting comments around the web about the death of Private Danny Chen. Now keep in mind I have not verified any of these sources yet.   Speculate … Continue reading

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Soldier Commits Suicide, Family Blames Racism

First, the allegations. Family and friends of Danny Chen, who apparently shot himself to death in Afghanistan, say racist taunts and bullying led to the tragedy, and they are demanding more action beyond the arrests of eight of his fellow … Continue reading

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September 11, 2001

I was sitting in class at the Dunwoody Institute of Technology in Minneapolis. It was a regular Tuesday morning, and the professor was lecturing about some web development assignment. Being the not-so-studious student that I tended to be, I was … Continue reading

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2217 Dec 19, 2006. Baghdad, Iraq

2217 Dec 19, 2006. Baghdad, Iraq I woke up to the sound of my gunner screaming. “Fuck, fuck, fuck, fuck!!” He was brushing and patting down his legs. I’m not sure if it was because he thought his legs were … Continue reading

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Courage

If we all had the courage, drive, and sense of humor that this young Sgt. does I think the war on terrorism wouldn’t be nearly as painful.

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Justification

“If it is true that we can judge ourselves by the quality of the people who oppose us, then let me say my heart is bursting with pride.” Especially after reading this. It’s not new information, but that story itself … Continue reading

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