Tag Archive: Afghanistan

Sacrifice Is Not Faceless

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Newspaper hold.  Check.  Stop mail delivery.  Check.  Wrap last minute gifts.  Check.  Start packing.  Check. One thing not on the “to do” list is “go on Facebook.” It’s not necessary to add that to my list because I don’t need to be reminded that Jeremy will be home in just a few hours.  SSG Jeremy…

The Phony Nobility of Wikileaks

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There’s a theme running through the latest WikiLeaks story which can be summed up in a single word: Hypocrisy. It’s a safe bet that Julian Assange, the brains behind WikiLeaks, sees himself as a noble idealist at war with a nation that hides its many bad deeds in files marked “secret.” By exposing America for…

Will November 2nd Ever Arrive?

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As we enter the homestretch of what I consider the most important off-year election in American history, I find my head is abuzz with random thoughts. For instance, I don’t know how many tax dollars the State Department wasted sending Imam Feisal Rauf off to visit various Muslim nations, but I would have preferred it…