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More Fallujah

I feel that it’s my duty as a Christian but even more deeply as a human being to remind people of stupid shit like this.  You remember when exactly the name Fallujah crept into the American Psyche? I do. It … Continue reading

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Why do they kill? Who orders the killing? Why do the grunts do what they do?

“Who has given the license to kill and in what court? Who has declared that they can hit anyone they like?”   “How many ‘high level targets’ could there possibly be?”   “What kind of democracy is America,” Safdar asks, … Continue reading

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Pentagon versus THEIR troops

For grunts, being in the military can be an incredibly depressing ‘lifestyle’ experience. The top brass know that, so how do they respond when a soldier gets fed up and tries to desert the ranks by trying to kill himself? … Continue reading

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The Affair

My lover is having an affair. In our own house. Night after night I am alone in bed, hugging a tear-stained pillow, wanting to talk, longing to be held. As I head upstairs I look over at him, hunched over … Continue reading

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