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By Marc Belisle This is from a letter I wrote to my mother on Memorial Day weekend in 2009, while I was teaching English in South Korea.  Everything in the letter is...

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Updated on Tuesday April 3o with video from this morning’s White House press conference via Washington Post:  By Marc Belisle US intelligence alleges that Syria’s dictator Bashar al-Assad has used the chemical...

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By Marc Belisle “The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.” –Sun Tzu, The Art of War The New York Times recently ran an op-ed by University of...

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By Marc Belisle Hello, I don’t know who you are. But I’m not afraid of you. I already know you have lost. America began as a resistance to coercion by violence. The...

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By Marc Belisle Yesterday the Senate obeyed the NRA and voted in favor of the Newtown Elementary School Massacre 46-54.  This vote protects the freedom of the criminally insane to stockpile arsenals. ...

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By Marc Belisle “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,” The poem...

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A Real Cost Of The Iraq War

March 23, 2013 | Comments

By Marc Belisle The AP’s recent report entitled “Costs of US Wars Linger for Over 100 Years” trivializes “costs” while ironically hitting the nail on the head.  Marking the 10th anniversary of...

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By Marc Belisle (SATIRE) Dear Sir or Madam, I am so sorry that you lost your (son/daughter), among many other children, in a school shooting today.  I understand that he or she was...

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by Marc Belisle       You can’t cover the whole sky with the palm of your hand.  –Korean proverb Between bites of a cheeseburger, my Korean teacher Park Hae On told me on Thursday...

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By Marc Belisle. While signing a defense spending bill in 2004, George W. Bush declared, “Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we.  They never stop thinking about new ways...

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