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Another step I finished the second draft of “Murphy’s War” today. Hooray! Now its time to work on the third draft. I’m actually taking a couple of days off from that project to work on brainstorming my next one. What kills me is that I’ve got four or five projects I want to get, Read More
A few weeks ago America was inundated with coverage of the Iraqi so-called elections. Everybody rushed off to vote for the one candidate – Saddam. Surprise, he won. The stories were somewhat tongue-in-cheek, and they laughed it up on CNN how they don’t have any democracy in Iraq – and how much better off, Read More
“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
Yesterday I spoke at the October 26 anti-war rally in Washington, DC. I was very pleasantly surprised – it was a huge crowd, covering the western half of the mall, from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial up as far as the Washington Monument, and the crowd kept growing all through the afternoon. A large contingent, Read More
If you haven’t yet read General Anthony Zinni’s interview on Salon.com, I have to urge you to take a look at it. General Zinni – a Vietnam and Gulf War veteran and former commander of Central Command – makes one basic plea in the interview: use your heads. Don’t send American servicemembers to their, Read More
Posted on October 11, 2002 by Charles Miles
Despite overwhelming calls opposing the war, the Democrats abandoned their constituents today in favor of the oil company dominated administration. Now we have to wait for the blood to flow. Luckily for our so-called representatives, the campaign contributions will continue to flow into their coffers. To the Democrats in Congress, I ask: How does, Read More