When They Come Home – Critical Update

Sorry, we are here fighting a war in your back yard, you just happen to be in the way … and we will be here for a long time destroying our mental health. […]

“The Armistice”: World War I ends on 11 November 1918 – Veterans Day 2008

The Cost Of War robs the world of its ability to pay the price of civilization. Learning to live WITH this planet is a much more noble cause than depopulating the planet of human life. […]

But, When They Come Home …

This photo was taken on March 25, 2003.

Soldier in famous photo never defeated ‘demons’

They found Dwyer lying on his back, his clothes soiled with urine and feces. Scattered on the floor around him were dozens of spent cans of Dust-Off, a refrigerant-based aerosol normally used to clean electrical equipment.

Dwyer […]

Can Wounded Soldiers Vote? No, Maybe, Well OK

Veterans Administration Bars Voter Registration Drives for Wounded Soldiers

On April 25, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) issued Directive 2008-023, “Voting Assistance for VA Patients,” allowing voter registration drives in VA hospitals, only to reverse itself on May 5 with Directive 2008-025. Without registration drives, it appears that each veteran […]