Archive for August, 2012

posted by Writer on Aug 29

Many Americans are concerned with numbers. Unemployment is over 8%, the debt is reaching 16 trillion, and gas, at least in my corner of the world, costs more than four bucks a gallon.

Here’s another number to keep in mind as the 2012 election approaches – 2,106 (as of this writing).

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posted by Writer on Aug 26

“Attention to Orders,” said the Army sergeant, standing behind the pulpit with a flag draped casket of yet another soldier killed in Afghanistan a few feet in front of him.

Those in the audience currently serving in the military snapped to attention upon hearing the command – they knew what it meant. The sergeant then proceeded to read the medals that were awarded posthumously to this fine young man.

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