Tag: war

Gun Violence

Gun Violence and Video Games

Gun violence only needs two things: 1) a human being to pull the trigger    2) a loaded gun. A recent editorial by Steve Olson in the Loveland Reporter Herald, speaks to Video Game Violence as one of the prime causes of the number of student mass murders in school. http://www.reporterherald.com/opinion/guest-columns/ci_31889271/guest-opinion-violent-video-games-are-teaching-kids Mr. Olson believes that […]

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How to get rid of guns: The 3-year plan

This post was originally written after Newtown. I’ve added some things. So here we are, one week after Newtown, one week after 20 children were killed in minutes by another man with a gun. Do we have any new laws about guns yet? Ummm. No. Lot of talk. Yibber, yabber. “Make all those automatic rifles […]

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What is War?

Okay, I reread a comment on my Vietnam Wall post and feel a need to explain. Getting drafted and going to Vietnam was certainly a possibility at that time, and though some men wanted to avoid it, I never really thought about it, since I had been working to get into a service academy for […]

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Other Books and Short Stories

Other Novels   HUMOROUS ILLUSTRATED POEM ABOUT A BAD DAY FLYFISHING click on cover and “Look Inside” at Amazon Click here to order TTFF on Barnes and Noble                                                              SHORT STORIES ABOUT VETERANS click on cover to order Excerpts By Milt Mays . . . Should’ve stayed in the Navy. Shit happens, though. Like that morning The Hawaiian […]

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What is Freedom Worth? You might not like the answer.

This Memorial Day 2017. On a Chris Hayes Memorial Day video, a mother who was just told her only son was lost in the war asked the Marine casualty assistant officer, “Was it worth it?” He replied, “I can’t answer that for you.” Why didn’t he just say yes? Because he knows that mother would filet him […]

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