Troops To Pro War Pols: Still No Thank You

I remember being a young sailor on board Ike when the 2000 presidential elections came around.  At the time I could best be described as politically apathetic, and had asked the advice of some of my shipmates who to vote for. “You vote Republican,” one old salt told me. “Why?” I...

Troops To Pro-War Pols: No Thanks

“Support The Troops!”  The old neoconservative battle cry that at once is intended to also shut up any kind of dissent when it comes to opinions on the US engagement in the Iraq War.  It is a schism in American society that still persists that the only way to support the troops is by supporting...

Yoink!

Now, I’m not the kinda guy to say I told you so… …Okay, yes I am, and damn it, I told you so. Let us take a little hop in our time machines and head back to the middle of September of last year.  Weather was beginning to turn, the leaves were beginning to shift from their vibrant greens to...