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Un-Chunking The Dixie Chicks

March 19, 2013

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The Iraq War officially started on March 19th, 2003, the conflict that began ten years ago today was only one week old when my father died. On March 10th 2003 the Dixie Chicks, a wildly-popular Texas trio found themselves in the middle of a nightmare after lead singer Natalie Maines said to a London concert crowd, “We […]

From the Archives: My October 28 2004 Presidential Election Email

March 15, 2013

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WARNING: Political opinion ahead! So back in the day, in the ancient past, the time before Facebook, before Reddit and Chrome, before Twitter and even preceding MySpace, we used mass emails to annoy our friends with goofy jokes, spread urban legends and express our political opinions. This is an email I sent to all the […]

Dear John Q Military, We Need To Talk…

February 6, 2013

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America has some bad news for you, I think we need to take a break. Now wait, just listen please, it’s us, it’s not you. You’re great, we’ve sent you off to fight for God, freedom, apple pie and oil companies and defense contractors and you never complained, you just went back for deployment after […]

American Cowards

September 5, 2012

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“Say, remember when we had 2 wars going on?” “Gosh yeah, seems like yesterday don’t it?” “Yep, wonder how it all worked out…” Its an imaginary conversation but doesn’t it ring true, remember the rallies, the yellow ribbons, the cries of ‘SUPPORT THE TROOPS’? Seem pretty hollow today though… Not because Americans aren’t fighting or […]