I Oppose the War But Still Support the Troops

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    Over Memorial Day weekend,

    I saw a lot of posts on social media that serve as reminders of what the men and women in our military have to endure. Words can not express how noble they are for reaching the furthest mile, not only for their country, but their friends that they serve with. As remarkable as...
    thisissamwut thisissamwut
    18-21, M
    May 27, 2015

    Totally For Good Reasons Though

    War in general is stupid, its caused by racism, at times sexism, and then theres arrogance, ignorance towards other countries and they think by killing a bunch of people is 'winning' I use to call the troops murderers and still kidna think of them as that when the war was for a...
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jan 4, 2010

    The War Is The Idea Of The Government Rather Than The Troops

    The troops seem innocent, and they greatly risk, and sometimes sacrifice, their own lives. They deserve much honor.
    MDenise MDenise
    31-35, F
    Aug 7, 2012

    Why I Didn't Attend A Remembrance Day Ceremony

    Don't get me wrong, I feel veterans deserve respect and solidarity for their hardship, and as such I wear the poppy like most people. On the other hand, I feel that Remembrance Day as a whole makes a mockery of the whole ordeal. Firstly, Remembrance Day portrays the deaths of...
    GlassInMy GlassInMy
    18-21, M
    Nov 13, 2013

    At The End Of The Day It's Just A Job

    For most of the guys and girls out there they took the job because it offered them training in a field of their choice, engineering and such, or perhaps they took the job because it was better than not working. The point still remains these people are merely doing the job they...
    deleted deleted
    May 12, 2012


    I know that sometimes wars are necessary. I mean, I don't think talking would have stopped Hitler. However, I think they're a waste of human life and I generally don't support them. I do support the soldiers involved though. All of them. It takes a tremendous amount of...
    kleisse kleisse
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Aug 10, 2009

    Reasons I Love People Who Serve Our Country

    Why? 1 you protect us 2 you sacrifice for us 3 youre the coolest guys and gals 4 that outfit makes you look like double dipped ice cream cones with peanuts caramel sauce fudge reeses cups melting all over the place and screaming (EAT ME!) 5 you guys makes us so proud :-)
    lovelyscribe lovelyscribe
    26-30, F
    Nov 12, 2013

    False Dichotomy

     "Either you're for the war or for the terrorists." If you remember, almost every right-wing political pundit sputtered this incoherent gobbledygook at the beginning of "the Gulf War, Part Deux;" not for any overarching purpose, but because they were...
    zeligocity zeligocity
    22-25, M
    8 Responses Sep 9, 2008
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