Category: Military Families

Red Fridays - Michelle Obama Supports Traitors?

Red Fridays - Michelle Obama Supports Traitors?
This past week, a group of 32 American women landed in Pakistan. Their mission was to march from Islamabad to Waziristan, the lawless region on the border with Afghanistan. They were there to participate in a march decrying the use of drone attacks on this region which they claim are raining death on innocent Pakistanis, including... Read more »

Red Fridays - Burn Pits, the new Agent Orange

Red Fridays - Burn Pits, the new Agent Orange
There have been a lot of comparisons to the Wars in Afghanistan and Viet Nam, though much of it has been in the form of arguments for ending the current war based on lessons learned from that previous conflict. However, there is a much more concrete and dire comparison between the two to which even the most ardent anti-war... Read more »

Red Fridays - National Gold Star Mothers Day

Red Fridays - National Gold Star Mothers Day
I recently had a most disturbing conversation, not just because of the content, but because of with whom I was speaking. I was talking to a Viet Nam veteran, and the fact that this Sunday, September 29 was the last Sunday in September and as such is National Gold Star Mothers Day came up. There... Read more »
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Red Fridays - Military Grace

Red Fridays - Military Grace
There is a cartoon that has been circulating for years in the military community that always get a laugh out of me. Not just because it is funny, but because there is a dark truth in it. It shows a couple guys who are obviously supposed to represent Taliban fighters running and screaming; in the background... 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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