Chapter 160, The Việt Nam Chapter of the Veterans For Peace
Monday, October 17 · 4:00pm -…
Added by Chuck Palazzo on September 26, 2011 at 5:08pm — No Comments
I am dedicating this blog to Troy Davis who was eliminated yesterday, but, no one is really sure why. Perhaps this will help my readers to understand, and if they care about their own lives, stop pretending to be sheep and do something about this.
Added by Chuck Palazzo on September 24, 2011 at 9:13am — No Comments
How ironic that while I was debating about what my first endeavor into this group would be, I noticed an ad which mentioned Michelle Bachmann and Sarah Palin and I instantly knew what my fingers were going to fly about. I am a senior citizen and a widow, who raised so many boys that I don’t always remember which were biologically mine and which we had adopted but it never mattered because they were all mine. I was married to John Kopy, a man who I lived with, loved, liked and admired for…Continue
Added by Chuck Palazzo on September 23, 2011 at 12:28pm — No Comments
Dr. Mr. Republican:
I would like to introduce myself, not by my name, but by my qualifications to make you understand why I, as an American woman, have plenty of reason to resent the total hatred and disdain, as well as the lack of caring, knowledge or empathy that you and your party members, as well as that of your big business puppet masters have for the citizens of the United States.
I am a 65-year-old widow, but I was widowed at 62, my husband and best friend of 40 years was…
During the Vietnam War, the U.S military sprayed some 12 million gallons of the Agent Orange defoliant over Vietnam. Now, almost four decades later, the toxic herbicide continues to have a devastating effect on thousands of Vietnamese people. Passed down genetically, Agent Orange has caused various diseases and deformities in three generations of Vietnamese families. As an American, I feel a responsibility to expose this horrifying problem, and to help bring about real change. Through…Continue
Added by Chuck Palazzo on September 14, 2011 at 5:57pm — No Comments
Seeing the statue jogged loose a memory from his time as a young Marine in the country, an experience he still wrestles with. He remembered a day 40 years earlier when he and other Marines had arrived at a small village called Cam Lo.
"There was this little temple there," he said, "blown all to hell."
In the ruins of…Continue
Added by Chuck Palazzo on September 13, 2011 at 2:09pm — No Comments
ContinueCurrently at the U of A Poetry CenterSeptember 17: Owl and Panther Project/Speak Peace Reading from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants from the Hopi Foundation’s Owl and Panther Project recite original work on themes of war and peace in response to Speak…
Added by Ben Quick on September 8, 2011 at 9:06am — No Comments
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"Mines cannot distinguish between the footfall of a soldier and that of a child. Mines recognize no cease-fire; long after the fighting has stopped, they can maim or kill the children or grandchildren of the soldiers who laid them."
Added by Chuck Palazzo on September 6, 2011 at 4:03pm — No Comments
The cover of the August 29, 2011 issue of TIME magazine features five members of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), with the caption “The…Continue
Added by Chuck Palazzo on September 6, 2011 at 11:08am — No Comments