The Trials of Julian Goodrum

Posted on October 26, 2004 by

Lieutenant Julian Goodrum is the picture of an American soldier: a young man with quintessentially good looks and a friendly smile, despite the hell he has been through for the last two years. Goodrum served honorably in the first Gulf War, and on his return joined the U.S. Army Reserve. A 13-year Army veteran,, Read More

Another Gulf War Vet Opens Fire

Posted on October 30, 2002 by

“Are you okay?” My wife asked the question after we learned that Robert Stewart Flores, who killed three professors at the University of Arizona before shooting himself, was a Gulf War veteran. She asked me the same thing last week, when we learned John Allen Muhammed, better known as the Washington D.C. sniper, is, Read More

It was early in the morning, even for me, and I stared astonished at my inbox, replete with some pretty strong hate mail, with three general themes: “Shut up and toe the line,” “Nuke Iraq,” and worst of all, “Who are you to question the President?” What did I do to warrant this flood, Read More