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One By One

According to a Pew Research Center survey conducted March 21-April 8, 2013 “Americans continue to hold the military in high regard, with more than three-quarters of U.S. adults (78%) saying that members of the armed services contribute “a lot” to society’s well-being”. … Continue reading

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The Pitiful Giant Staggers

“How the mighty have faltered!” Bears a certain resonance, does it not?  For many generations America commanded respect throughout the world, providing a quality of life for its people and those who chose to legally join them that was the … Continue reading

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Service, not Achievement

During my tenure in the U.S. military, I developed a distaste for the profligate employment of acronyms (second only on my “grump-about” list to the unfortunate tendencies of otherwise attractive young women to enunciate in the flat, nasal, honking tones that … Continue reading

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