Kevin Swanwick: Overcome with emotion, it took me several minutes to compose myself enough to approach and offer this young man a smile and a “thank you.”
Geronimo ji-Jaga, also known as Geronimo Pratt, passed away on June 2, 2011 at the age of 63. He was known in most circles as Geronimo Pratt a high ranking member of the Black Panther Party but actually changed his name to Geronimo ji-Jada in 1968. In an interview with Tavis Smiley (see video below), […]
Nick Antonicello: How does Bowen send mailings to voters insinuating support for a speedy end to these conflicts when she doesn’t have the political will to support Kovic’s pledge?
T. Christian Miller: Army commanders have routinely denied Purple Hearts to soldiers who have sustained concussions in Iraq, despite regulations that make such wounds eligible for the medal.
When John Kerry ran for President in 2004, and touted his stellar military service as a swift boat commander during the Vietnam War, the Republicans were falling over themselves, trying to diminish it. By the time the “Swift Boat Veterans” were through, Kerry had shot himself to get a Purple Heart, and in fact got […]
Throughout the primary and election campaign, I’ve received lots of smear-mail about Barack Obama. Much of it includes knowingly false statements about him being a Muslim meaning, whether the smear-mail says it openly or not, that he is one step removed from the 19 evil men who crashed planes into the World Trade Center, the […]