A reminder that we pay for our wars in money and blood

A military cemetery on Memorial Day

Summary: We ignore our wars (hardly mentioned in the campaigns). We pay for our wars, hot and cold, in two ways -- in money and blood. Let's look at the toll in both. This will be an unpopular post. Neither Left nor Right cares to look at the toll of our wars. Both prefer their … Continue reading A reminder that we pay for our wars in money and blood

A rebuttal to “War Porn” (it takes 2 sides to have a discussion)

I have lifted this comment by B Swiger on my article about War porn into its own post because he cogently and from the heart expresses views I have heard dozens of times while writing 38 articles on the war over the past five years.  Thank you, Swiger, for taking the time to share your thoughts with us.   Here is what he says; my … Continue reading A rebuttal to “War Porn” (it takes 2 sides to have a discussion)