Tag Archives: veterans

Screw The Rules – I’m A Marine!

Roseburg principal responds to questions about Marine uniform |  KVAL CBS 13. Stories like this annoy the hell out of me.  This type of thing happens every few years, where someone with a military affiliation (the article doesn’t mention whether … Continue reading

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The Only Veterans Day Article Worth Reading

Help Veterans by Taking Them Off the Pedestal – Alex Horton – The Atlantic. This is a very good piece that expresses a “contrarian” view that seems to actually be starting to pick up some steam.  Most veterans I know … Continue reading

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The Single Stupidest Article I’ve Ever Read

Americans and Their Military, Drifting Apart – NYTimes.com.  Whenever I’m feeling a little down on myself and questioning my ability to write meaningful political pieces, I immediately go to the New York Times Op-Ed page, confident that I will soon find some piece … Continue reading

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The Federal Echo Chamber (Veterans Preference)

As some of you may know, I was away last week, attending a week-long “separation counseling” course that is legally required by the Department of Defense for anyone who is separating from military service.  The reason it is required is … Continue reading

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Veterans Are Just Like Any Other Group Of People

Some of them suck.  Some are dishonest.  Some are lazy.  Some are corrupt.  Some are psychotic. Can I say that?  Is that too controversial?  Does stating this mean I hate America?  Seriously, this  military-worship has got to stop.  It seems … Continue reading

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