Category Archives: War and Peace

Memorial Day: Digging Up Bodies and Buried History

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Memorial Day, 2015  It might surprise Americans that Memorial Day was likely started by former Slaves. It was May 1865, and they were grateful for soldiers who’d sacrificed their lives. The newly free citizens spent two weeks carefully digging up the bodies of 257 Union soldiers who […]

Cross-Partisans Against Co-Dependence

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Yes, Syria is complicated. All the more reason we should not further complicate it with petty partisanship. A bittersweet byproduct of the Syrian complications is that they are producing bipartisan balance. Debates are getting closer to truly democratic, rather than just politically strategic. For this […]