Solidiers and Suicide

According to a report from Associated Press in the first 155 days of 2012, there were 154 suicides among active duty US troops . The AP analysis of Department of Defense data shows nearly 50 percent more troops killed themselves than were killed by combat in Afghanistan. This means that if things continue this way […]... Read More

The War Prayer

Written by Mark Twain around 1904-05, the short story The War Prayer wasn’t published until 1916, six years after his death. Faced with opposition from family and friends who feared it might be taken as sacrilegious and unpatriotic, Twain himself refused to publish it saying, “No, I have told the whole truth in that, and […]... Read More