Category Archives: Brian’s Blog

American Exceptionalism: The Rhetoric and the Reality

“Our business is killing, and business is good.” – Slogan painted on a US 9th Infantry Division helicopter in Viet Nam’s Mekong Delta, 1969   The Conditioning Virtually all of us born and raised in US America have been, or were, inculcated in the myth that the United States is the greatest country in the [...]

Grieving

Written December 17, 2012 I grieve for the 20 children, ages 6 and 7, who were murdered in Newton, CT elementary school last Friday (Dec. 14, 2012). Then I remember the hundreds of small children murdered by fellow military in numerous villages in Viet Nam 43 years ago. These are just the ones I saw. [...]

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