Tag Archives: 9/11

O Captain, My Captain (Part 2)

Full Series Part 1: Context is everything Part 3: Love it or leave it Part 4: Fighting the good fight As I explained in Part 1 of this post, Captain America was very much a product of his times. He … Continue reading

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Dereliction of duty

Wars are ugly, and so is the way our government often treats the men and women it sends to fight them. On this Veteran’s Day I’d like to share some examples of the history of veterans affairs as it has … Continue reading

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Victory is theirs

Nine years ago today the world changed forever. Especially for the U.S., which had not suffered such a deadly, surprise attack by a foreign enemy on its own soil since the bombing of Pearl Harbor. And in that moment when … Continue reading

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