September 28, 2012

It’s Time to Talk About What Troops Leave Unsaid

JONATHAN RAAB | At War | The New York Times | Sometimes we think it’s better to linger in silence, hoping that our problems will go away.

But when we don’t talk about our problems, they get worse. And we get worse, too – by pushing the worries to the side and to the back, next to those boxes of painful memories and dusty, misremembered oaths. You know, those promises to remember? To support? To care?

Well, look at the calendar. I guess now’s as good a time as any to talk about some of the problems we’re ignoring. (READ MORE)

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