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When Hollywood Volunteered to go to War

Boston Red Sox Player Ted Williams swearing intoU SNavy 1942 Source: US Military/Wikipedia
March 29, 2019 is Vietnam Veterans Day. Boston Red Sox Player Ted Williams swearing into USNavy 1942 Source: US Military/Wikipedia   Those veterans, called Baby Boomers, all recognize these Hollywood stars who served in the military during World War II. It’s called a handshake. Obviously this is not the ...
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A Necessarily – Amiss Christmas Missive

It is unfortunate that those with an agenda has made Christmas all about commercialism, profits, material desires while ignoring those in need and/or leaving those in need to the care of the government. News alert:  The government doesn’t give a damn and any talk of suffering by poverty stricken ...
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THE CANONS OF CONSERVATISM, “THOSE OTHER GUYS”, AND THE VETERANS, A PREAMBLE

The twelve Apostles receiving inspiration from the Holy Spirit and composing the Creed Illumination by Somme_le_Roy_f.10v – Date: 1295 (Wikipedia) William F Buckley, Jr. was the founding figure of modern conservatism in America. He wrote God and Man at Yale when he was 25, and wrote many books afterward until he died in 2008. But ...
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Letters From Fallujah (7) The Memorial Service

Veterans’ Tales by Allen Ness 23 Oct 03 Uncle Hank, We went back to FOB Volturno the other day.  We’re on our third month here, there’s been guys injured, evac’d, a couple in Germany in the hospital but we had our first Paratrooper killed.  Sarn’t Spear and the Delta Comp’ny ...
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Letters From Fallujah (6) John Wayne in Iraq

Veterans’ Tales by Allen Ness Oct 02, 03 Uncle Hank, Pretty much the same old same old here.  Route clearance, patrols, maintenance, bullshit.  Rinse.  Repeat.  Sometimes we don’t have enough water to rinse but you get the drift. There’s a village down the road with a sign out by ...
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For Immediate Email Release to Veterans Groups

Veterans Tales by Vassar Bushmills VeteransTales.org (http://www.veteranstales.org/ )and The Veterans USA 15:13 Foundation (under construction, http://www.theveteransusa15-13foundation.org/) are dedicated to preserving the stories and histories of Veterans on the other, and providing a teaching and education platform for Veterans on the other I’ve just published the first of several lectures that we’d ...
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SOS on Toast

Veterans’ Tales by Vassar The other morning one of our local radio personalities was pitching a fancy restaurant in the Richmond area, and he proudly announced that their most popular entre was chipped beef on toast. A ten dollar platter these days, and whudda thunk it? People paying ten dollars ...
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Fighting Big Education, Part II, the Framework

So that backward glance to the 1960s reveals that what we thought was just a blip in our history— Yankee imperialism, force-feeding Christianity on non-Christian cultures (trust me, I heard it all), and the best gag of all, our warmongering being forced on a culture of youth who only wanted ...
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