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Audie Murphy

I was channel surfing the television recently, looking for nothing in particular. Much to my surprise, Turner Classic Movies had a string of Audie Murphy movies on, including my personal favorite, To Hell and Back. Soon after, I shouted out to tell my brother that

Remember, Remember, the Fifth of November…

Remember, remember the Fifth of November Gunpowder, treason and plot. I see that there no reason, that gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot. As I am sure some of you know, tonight is Guy Fawkes Night, and a British friend of mine has invited me

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My take on Iraq, and what to do there now

As you might have noticed in recent headlines, the Iraq war, ongoing since 2003, is at last drawing to a close. The overwhelming majority of American soldiers stationed in the country withdrew at the end of last month, leaving a 50,000 man contingent to help