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  • Three have 'Resolve to Win': Veterans march to rally support for troops overseas

    03/13/2008 12:13:20 PM PDT · by impeachedrapist · 10 replies · 548+ views
    The Herald (NC) ^ | 3/13/06 | Jordan Cooke
    Smithfield — Maj. Dennis McCool is no stranger to war. A retired Army officer, McCool, 60, began his 20-year Army career at the height of an unpopular war. His deployment to Vietnam, where more than 58,000 American soldiers died, lasted for several years. “I have lived for 38 years with a burden that every Vietnam veteran carries,” says McCool, a native of Sanford, Fla. “That burden is that we did not win. It was not our fault... Since returning home in December, the trio has embarked on another mission: to rally support for the troops. They set out on March...
  • Supreme Court Says States Can Ban Cross Burnings

    04/07/2003 9:51:13 AM PDT · by Egregious Philbin · 113 replies · 685+ views
    Reuters ^ | 4/7/03 | James Vicini
    Supreme Court Says States Can Ban Cross Burnings Mon April 07, 2003 11:54 AM ET By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - States can ban cross burnings carried out with intent to intimidate, the U.S. Supreme Court said on Monday, ruling that such laws do not violate constitutional free-speech rights. The 6-3 decision involved a Virginia law adopted in 1952 to combat bigotry and racism after a spate of Ku Klux Klan cross burnings in the South. It makes it a crime to set ablaze a cross on public or private property "with the intent of intimidating any person or group...