Monday, February 09, 2009

Good Reading

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Here's your Monday evening reading assignment.  Something to occupy your time, perhaps, while you watch the Obama news conference.  It's an open letter to the President from a young Army veteran.

Keeping the Faith: A Letter to President Obama

Dear President Obama, This letter comes to you from an unlikely supporter: a young Iraq War vet from the blood-red state of Texas. As an Army recruit in basic training, I cast my vote for George W. Bush in 2004 because I felt he was the best choice for a responsible prosecution of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Five years and a combat tour later, I have come to understand the [...]

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