by Ted Rudow III, MA ( Tedr77 [at] aol.com )
Wednesday Aug 22nd, 2012
Don't be cannon fodder! You'll always hear lots of noble-sounding slogans and speeches from military recruiters and politicians, but the reality of the military is a lot different. I know. I was drafted 1972 to fight in Vietman War.
Men have fought thousands of wars down through history. All of them seemed important at the time, but now even the names are forgotten, just footnotes in dusty old history books. There's been so much death and destruction, so many young men wounded and maimed, so many widows and orphans, all for so many futile causes.
America would like to export democracy to the world. Her people think it is a great thing, for has it not brought them wealth? The rich can grow richer and the poor can grow poorer because, after all, the rich think, it's the survival of the fittest. American democracy is not one of the best exports to the world, because it is not godly democracy, and it is even less fitted to many other nations than it is to America.
Ted Rudow III, MA