There has lately been some contention about Bowe Bergdahl, an American POW recently released in an exchange for Taliban detainees being held at Guantanamo Bay detention camp. By “contention” I mean a hurricane-like shitstorm, of course. I am still trying to sort out fact from fiction and so far I am having trouble figuring out if I should scratch my watch or wind my ass....more

A Hero Betrays His Civilization

From the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 1 October 2008 A Hero Betrays His Civilization By ERIN SOLAROGUEST COLUMNIST It is immoral to flaunt one's pain, and even more immoral to permit one's surrogates to do it for you, as is happening with Sen. John McCain's campaign. ...more