Veterans group VoteVets.org is paying for a locally broadcast radio ad, in conjunction with Operation FREE, calling on PA Rep. Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) to resign over remarks he made that veterans who are fighting for energy security are “traitors.”
Transcript: Found Here
Tag: Vet Voice
Oct 22 2009
Jun 16 2008
Originally I was going to postup on a report out of Vietnam, that I received, as to ‘Agent Orange’, a few days back.
But War brings alot of negative results, very few positives, especially in conflicts of choice built on lies and the occupations that result, often having the invading country placing a supportive government in place as they remain the occupiers.
I’ll get to the information on Agent Orange in a moment, but before that I’d like to update some other news on the Remnants of War.
May 10 2008
Colby Buzzell, author of My War: Killing Time in Iraq one of the best Iraq memoirs out there–has been called up from the IRR and will be returning to Iraq. For reasons that I’ve specified in the past, this is utter horseshit. Our country is in sad shape when cowards like Matthew Continetti and Jason Mattera are allowed to refuse to serve–instead choosing to cheer from the bench–while people like Colby Buzzell are forced to go involuntarily again and again.
This is nothing less than a backdoor draft. And it’s wrong. We need to either have a draft or not have a draft. But one way or the other, these IRR mobilizations need to stop.
Here’s part of Buzzell’s take on his own situation (though you should go read the whole thing in the San Francisco Chronicle: