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The War That Should Not Have Happened

The Falklands War of 1982 is back in the news because of Bill O’Reilly and his claims to have reported from a war zone. This post is not about him, but the war itself. The Falklands war should never have happened. 967 people died because of misinterpretation and bureaucracy. Here’s how the war began. There was a 39-year-old scrap dealer by the name of Constantine Davidoff, an Argentinean, who wishes today he could take back an innocent action. Davidoff heard about three abandoned whaling stations…

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Wellons is Dead

Marcus Wellons is Dead. He raped and murdered a 15 year old girl and because of that heinous choice, he has forfeited his life. He was executed in Georgia last night. The families and friends of his victims must once again face their sorrow and see if Bonin’s execution and the witness of it, will ease their pain. I suspect there will always be a emptiness, a piece of their hearts they cannot mend and we should do what we can to comfort them. It’s…

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Georgia Off My Mind

I must interrupt the grace and rhythm of poetry month to acknowledge the detritus of America in the state of Georgia. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal just signed into law a statue that allows guns in bars, churches, nightclubs and libraries. The law also eliminates some criminal charges against people who mistakingly bring guns into airports and other buildings where guns are federally prohibited. The law even permits certain school teachers and administrators to carry firearms inside their schools. I know there are regional differences all…

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The Declaration of War?

There are times in history when conflict prevails and then in time all seems to be fine. Maybe before any country declares war we should pause and think and wait and wait some more. Why? Every war in which the United States has found itself engaged has ended in victory or a stalemate, but in time we become friends. This is probably true for most war proclamations throughout history Back in 1982 there was a 39 year old scrap dealer by the name of Constantine…

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