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  • Afflicted Soldier Exemplifies ‘America’s Heroes at Work’

    08/20/2008 4:52:03 PM PDT · by SandRat · 25+ views
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2008 – After being medically retired from the Army last year as a result of mental wounds he suffered in Iraq, Michael Bradley faced a daunting challenge that would later prove pivotal in his recovery: holding down a job in the civilian world. But a new education campaign, America’s Heroes at Work, aims to make employment a less intimidating transition by teaching bosses and managers how to accommodate workers like Bradley -- a pool of productive, capable employees who are afflicted with post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injury. Bradley, who today joined officials from the...
  • Waiting for Another Hiroshima

    08/18/2005 5:38:03 PM PDT · by forty_years · 10 replies · 948+ views
    War to Mobilize Democracy, LLC ^ | August 18, 2005 | Andrew Jaffee
    August 6th marked the 60th anniversary of America’s use of an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. While some still argue that President Truman’s decision to use the A-bomb was “controversial,” they are afflicted with the scourge of our time, the loss of a sense of moral proportion and certainty. Unfortunately, those with relativistic morals will lead us to see the day when nuclear weapons are used again – this time to end once and for all the barbaric savagery of Islamism. Green Left Weekly (GLW) calls the U.S. putting a swift end to WWII – using atomic...