Help Me! I’m Having Flashbacks!

A front page story in today’s Hare-Dispatch was a flashback to the anti-war 1960s—or maybe the George Bush administration.

This was interesting and unusual reporting, to say the least, and served as a reminder that Memorial Day is not just about honoring the courage and sacrifice of the fallen, but also about considering the human cost of wars.

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Author: qcexaminer

None of your damned business.

2 thoughts on “Help Me! I’m Having Flashbacks!”

  1. In the reality of war, the soldiers on the battlefield are/were the chess pieces on a board, being used and often sacrificed by politicians maddened by long failed politics exchanges. All military veterans should be honored for their service. Those that have done combat service and those that fallen while performing that service should be given special respects. It is not just a difficult labor to perform it is a horrifying soul-draining experience that they will all have to live with the rest of their lives. For many it is/was a nightmare they will never recover from the rest of their lives.

  2. Yes, all that’s true, but there is still the dichotomy in American thought where those who served voluntarily and with honor have our thanks and gratitude, but on the other hand there is a stong isolationist feeling in our country which asks why the hell are we always fighting somebody some place.

    In my view, and it’s only MY view, this H-D article captured the conflicts about the conflicts.

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