Archive for November 2014

To a WWll veteran: You're dead wrong our current wars are "real wars"

There has been a lot of talk about why current veterans aren’t more involved in the venerable institutions of the VFW and American Legion.  The VFW National Commander recently released a very sharp missive addressing this issue. In it, Commander John W. Stroud calls on all members at all levels to help change the image... Read more »

Private Grief vs Public Grief

Private Grief vs Public Grief
Of all the issues, challenges and horrors being a Gold Star Mother entails, the one I wish someone had warned me about is how to deal with casual acquaintances from the past. In one of the many Gold Star groups to which I belong, someone posed a question about how to deal with those inevitable... Read more »
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    Born and bred in Chicago, now living in the wilds of far suburbia. I'm a Gold Star Mom. My views are generally politically and socially conservative, though I am far from a Party line Republican. I believe in this country, our Constitution and above all, in the right of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. I believe our government is supposed to serve the people, not tell them how to live. To me, this is just common sense, but since it seems to be a minority opinion, it has become "Uncommon Sense".

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