As Afghans lay sleeping

It’s not quite My Lai but it is a nightmare nonetheless. An American soldier, reportedly suffering  a mental breakdown, has killed Afghan civilians as they lay sleeping. When Lt. Calley and his men lined up a village of women and children and executed them at point-blank range, nobody claimed the Great Satan was involved. The [Read More...]

Happy Birthday Hero Mama

No. That is not her birthday cake. That's Konnie's wedding cake but hey, it looks like it could be her birthday cake!

Editor’s note: Today is Mama’s birthday. I thought I’d take this opportunity to share with you one of my favorite stories about her from my memoir After the Flag has been Folded. The book was re-titled when it was put in paperback. In its hardback form the book is called HERO MAMA, which pretty much [Read More...]

Who’s Sorry Now?

The government of North Korea released video of its people grieving the death of Kim Jong-il. North Korea’s leader passed away on a train trip on Saturday, reportedly from a heart attack. Two full days passed before word of Kim Jong-il’s death reached the rest of the world, underscoring once again how isolated North Koreans [Read More...]


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