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What would you do if you found yourself standing face to face with people bearing signs accusing you by name of killing babies and encouraging the shooting of American soldiers? Might you lose your ...
by waydownsouth
Comment Count 624 comments on Wed Aug 12, 2009 at 06:18 PM PDT with 1770 Recommends
I respect everyone's military service, and I think that most of us feel the same way. We respect our brothers and sisters in arms, whether or not we agree with them. We all respect the service of ...
by Broken Skull
Comment Count 442 comments on Tue Sep 09, 2008 at 04:02 PM PDT with 1193 Recommends
Hat tip to Sadly, No! for finding this. You know it's silly season when Republican wingnuts ...
by existenz
Comment Count 692 comments on Thu May 29, 2008 at 09:15 AM PDT with 1000 Recommends
Last December, a remarkable article appeared in Army Times , titled: "Not us. We're not going: Soldiers in 2nd Platoon, Charlie 1-26 stage a 'mutiny' that pulls the unit apart." It was ...
by GregMitch
Comment Count 249 comments on Mon Jun 16, 2008 at 10:41 AM PDT with 911 Recommends
The close relationship between top officials in various branches of the military and Veterans Administration has been disturbing for some time now. If two unrelated events today are any indication, ...
by dday
Comment Count 342 comments on Thu Jun 12, 2008 at 06:28 PM PDT with 911 Recommends
The grand kids were all in the living room watching Scoopy Doo Laugh Olympics when a commercial came on asking for donations to African orphans, with sad music and graphic pictures of ...
by idahospud44
Comment Count 376 comments on Sat Nov 15, 2008 at 08:27 AM PST with 889 Recommends
I just got word that Mike Bailey has passed away. His wife contacted me and wanted you all to know that Mike died from a massive heart attack and this time did not survive. I will keep you all ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 376 comments on Fri Oct 04, 2013 at 02:42 PM PDT with 848 Recommends
Yesterday while flying home from Colorado, I shared my peanuts and struck up small talk with a young man sitting beside me. He was headed back East to visit family, was a fellow southerner who loved ...
by susan in sc
Comment Count 302 comments on Sat Aug 02, 2008 at 02:42 PM PDT with 805 Recommends
People were shocked by [http://wvablue.com/showDiary.do?diaryId=3359 ARG's poll] showing Barack Obama up by 8 points here in West Virginia. I'll admit, I was too. I spoke to people in the West ...
by Carnacki
Comment Count 336 comments on Thu Oct 09, 2008 at 08:11 PM PDT with 788 Recommends
[Cross-posted at Old Man McCain ] OK, I'm just throwing this idea out there for free use by the Obama campaign. Consider this public domain. On ...
by existenz
Comment Count 294 comments on Mon Jul 28, 2008 at 09:47 PM PDT with 762 Recommends
That was the plea of another casualty of the Iraq occupation. But it wasn't cried out on the far off battlefields in the deserts of Iraq, it was cried from behind the door of a small home in ...
by Jeffersonian Democrat
Comment Count 252 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2008 at 01:05 AM PDT with 749 Recommends
Update: After receiving an influx of emails prompted by this story, the Cheif Financial Officer, Tina Jonas, took down or blocked her email address. This may cause you to get an ...
by NeverStopTheProgress
Comment Count 171 comments on Fri Jul 11, 2008 at 11:01 AM PDT with 745 Recommends
Several updates were made to this post, as more information was made available. The following account is paraphrased from several posts by BrotherJonah today, including the following: http://...
by JPZenger
Comment Count 438 comments on Sat Oct 18, 2008 at 05:34 PM PDT with 743 Recommends
That's what the BBC is saying to Americans today. Memorial Day smells still linger on in our homes and we are greeted with these headlines:
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 277 comments on Thu May 29, 2008 at 09:36 PM PDT with 731 Recommends
Despite the Veterans Administration to paint this episode as a few "bad apples" destroying claims paperwork and evidence that is needed for veterans or their surviving spouses to obtain earned ...
by testvet6778
Comment Count 171 comments on Sun Nov 09, 2008 at 08:35 AM PST with 728 Recommends
Wow, [http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-combat25-2008nov25,0,3682816.story this is simply an outrage:] Marine Cpl. James Dixon was wounded twice in Iraq -- by a ...
by Inky99
Comment Count 294 comments on Tue Nov 25, 2008 at 10:25 AM PST with 700 Recommends
Imagine, if you will, giving the best years of your youth to your government, fighting for your life overseas, and seeing friends and enemies die on what seems like a daily basis. When your ...
by Black Leather Rain
Comment Count 169 comments on Sun Aug 17, 2008 at 05:54 AM PDT with 695 Recommends
I have been at Daily Kos for a long time, and I don't do rants very often. However, I have been dismayed and disheartened by the number of inappropriate comments in the IGTNT diaries for the past ...
by blue jersey mom
Comment Count 554 comments on Sun Feb 21, 2010 at 07:40 AM PST with 688 Recommends
We had a difficult relationship, many brothers do. I hope his passing was quick and painless, but all I know is, that he was found dead on the floor by authorities. Bill, The brother I was born ...
by leftover
Comment Count 198 comments on Mon Mar 12, 2012 at 06:22 PM PDT with 655 Recommends
When I got out of the Army I joined the American Legion, mainly out of respect for my Father, he was proud of his youngest boy for serving in the military and was even prouder that he and I were the ...
by Mark E Andersen
Comment Count 389 comments on Thu Jan 15, 2009 at 04:32 PM PST with 651 Recommends