Tag Archives: Good Soldier

Here’s another one for ANZAC Day…

So, it was on or just before ANZAC Day four years ago, the last veteran of Gallipoli died.   And I truly do get a bit sad and angry, betimes, when these guys are held up as a reason FOR … Continue reading

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DADT repeal on hold

Stalled. A retaliation, perhaps, for the filibuster on the Tax/Unemployment “deal”. Mixed feelings on the first. I mean, sure, take away inequality. But this reminds me of something Cicely Tyson said in a movie, concerning the integration of the Army, … Continue reading

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The Good War & the Good Soldier’s work

Having just heard from a ‘Good Soldier’ on this blog, along with several thousands of them old timer ‘Good Soldiers’ all marching in mass to see their poor, ever so tortured GI Joe hero, John McCain, I thought it might … Continue reading

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Helen Keller: Oh blind vanity of slaves!

“It is in your power to refuse to carry the artillery … You do not need to make a great noise about it. With the silence and dignity of creators you can end wars and the system of selfishness and … Continue reading

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