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» Leaders and followers, the public and politicians from Random Fate
Tom Watson has posted on the national mourning in Italy over the Italian security agent recently accidentally killed in Iraq, and notes that there has not been any national day of mourning in the US over the deaths of our... [Read More]

» Leaders and followers, the public and politicians from Random Fate
Tom Watson has posted on the national mourning in Italy over the Italian security agent recently accidentally killed in Iraq, and notes that there has not been any national day of mourning in the US over the deaths of our... [Read More]

» Conditioned to Silence from ContentOverPresentation
A part of this is also that for Americans anything other than an attitude of rah-rah happy-happy jingoism towards the military is deeply taboo. Deaths caused or suffered by the military lead to cognitive dissonance to raise its ugly head. "How can we... [Read More]

» Full text blogging. from Electrolite
Tom Watson on national observances: The most striking image in the tragic death of Italian security agent Nicola Calipari, killed... [Read More]

» National Mourning from UNCoRRELATED
Some interesting insights on national mourning - and compares our American lack thereof to other nations [Read More]

» Emotional Litter from T R I C K S T E R !
...we will never again agree on anything as we agreed on Elvis. So I won't bother saying goodbye to his corpse. I will say goodbye to you. [Read More]

» There is public mourning in Italy... from The Moderate Voice
...for the death of the intelligence agent involved in freeing the Italian journalist held hostage. At least one blogger feels that the public mourning in Italy over this single death is a [Read More]

» Thin red line from Lance Mannion
Newburgh – They came from down the street and around the corner, from way upstate and from Idaho and Oregon. They wore the high collars of the Marine dress blues, and the black leather biker jackets of the Rolling Thunder veterans' support group. Man... [Read More]

» Full text blogging. from Electrolite
Tom Watson on national observances: The most striking image in the tragic death of Italian security agent Nicola Calipari, killed... [Read More]

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