vietnam

Joe Sestak (D) Calls On Our Nation To Help Keep Our Veterans Out Of Prison

Joe Sestak (D) Calls On Our Nation To Help Keep Our Veterans Out Of Prison

This is my first post on C&L and I usually post about Governor, Senate and Congressional races on the Daily Kos. I've mainly been covering the 2014 races but I am also covering a big race that's going to happen in 2016. No, it's not the Presidential election, it's the U.S. Senate race going on in Pennsylvania (my home state) where decorated Admiral, former Congressman and 2010 U.S. Senate candidate, Joe Sestak (D. PA), is seeking a rematch against Tea Party Senator Pat Toomey (R. PA). Sestak has published an op-ed piece in time for Memorial Day regarding our Veterans coming home from battle and the sever problems they face. I have been give permission to republish the op-ed piece by Sestak's campaign and it's worth a read. Please read below.

Why US Veterans Are Returning To Vietnam

Nearly 40 years after the war, American vets who live in Vietnam are working to foster reconciliation between the two countries, while other former US soldiers are traveling there to find 'closure.'

Bill Moyers: 'When We Kill Without Caring'

In a web-extended version of his broadcast essay, Bill Moyers gives examples of how indiscriminate killing by our military forces not only cuts down innocent bystanders, but drives “their enraged families and friends straight into the