Tag: Lt. Calley

  • Sick at Heart

    Sick at Heart

    Some of you know I am back at university working on a degree in Appalachian Studies. During some of my reading I came across a quote that echoed with me. It is from Rebecca Harding, the Civil War era journalist/author known for her devotion to[..]
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  • People and their rice paddies

    People and their rice paddies

      If Kim Jong Un decides to out-bully Trump this may very well prove to be my very last blog post. For all you people wondering what the Bay of Pigs moment was like, this is it. This temper-tantrum meltdown between two completely erratic and insane[..]
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  • After the Flag has been Folded: Excerpt II

    After the Flag has been Folded: Excerpt II

    Daddy’s last instruction to me was to stop crying because it upset Mama. I tried as best I could to do as Daddy had asked. But what he didn’t know then is that Vietnam would upset a lot of people. I learned at an early[..]
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  • As Afghans lay sleeping

    As Afghans lay sleeping

    It’s not quite My Lai but it is a nightmare nonetheless. An American soldier, reportedly suffering  a mental breakdown, has killed Afghan civilians as they lay sleeping. When Lt. Calley and his men lined up a village of women and children and executed them at point-blank range,[..]
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