Kathryn Bigelow's War

by Laura Baudo Sillerman ...more

Poetry Friday: Mother's Day For Peace

As we wrap-up our week-long Mother's Day observance at WVFC, we decided that Poetry Friday belonged to the poem that started it all: the proclamation written in 1870 by Julia Ward Howein the aftermath of the Civil War. ...more

Bush Says Goodbye, Media Loses Target No. 1

I'm not going to mince words: I like George W. Bush. I think the rabid hatred of the man pushed the mercury from ridiculous to scary at times. I stood back in silent amusement when watching those whose claim to fame is preaching tolerance but sadly demonstrated anything but when discussing him. I understand that there are people who dislike Bush just as there are people who dislike Obama. Dislike! Weird common ground, but I'll take it. ...more

"The idea of America, its self-image and sense of identity, uniquely, has always been less ...more

WVFC Monday Newsmix

Kandahar candid: ...more

What's the value of a woman's life in Iraq?

What's the value of a woman's life in the Iraqi city of Basra? About $100.00, according to an article in the Guardian. ...more

Holiday Mail For Heros-12/10/08 deadline

The American Red Cross is again sponsoring the Holiday Mail For Heros campaign. For the second year in a row, The American Red Cross is collecting holiday cards to distribute to American service members, veterans and their families in the United States and around the world. Click HERE and follow the instructions carefully. Do it now. ...more

A Small Business Lesson I Learned from a Spy.

I was speechless (and for me that hardly ever happens) when I met Valerie Plame Wilson last week at a VIP reception in New York hosted by the ...more

Balad Burn Pit Endangers Soldiers In Iraq

Senior Airman Frances Gavalis tosses unserviceable uniform items into a burn pit at Balad Air Base, Iraq. (U.S. Air Force photo) ...more