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The Myth of Glorious War Exposed – Video of US Troops Murdering a Puppy !

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The corporate media propagates the myth that war is a heroic act, that makes a nation safer and stronger, and calls young men and women to their best nature.


What Else Are We NOT Seeing?


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I and my four siblings spent a lifetime trying to understand our father, who'd returned from combat.  The effects of his war were felt even by his grand children, and will likely be felt by their children.  Below is a poem my son wrote when he was about 12 years old . It was published in his school district's paper, and won an award.

It is the only poem he ever wrote to my knowledge, but it is enough. When I showed it to my sisters, who along with me had grown up with a father suffering from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, from combat)  . . . they wept.


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War is black.           

It sounds like machines rolling and crushing

It tastes like rotten foods and gasoline

And smells like people suffering and dying

It looks like destruction and money burning

                 . . .  it makes you feel hated.

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I grew up with a combat veteran, as did my four siblings. What all of them can tell you is that combat veterans return with an insanity imbedded within them. This isn’t to say that our father wasn’t a hero. However, what made him a hero was his lifelong struggle to heal and regain his humanity after returning from war, not what he did there.

The below photos of my Father "IMMEDIATELY BEFORE" war, and "AFTER" tell a story in themselves. [see page 2]

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By William E. Douglas, Jr., who is author of "The Amateur Parent -- A Book on Life, Death, War & Peace, and Everything Else in the Universe." Bill has been a guest columnist for the Kansas City Star, The Business Journal, and other media worldwide. (more...)

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