I suppose there was no more fitting way for Bush’s speech to begin than the removal of Cindy Sheehan from the House. After all, the reminder that the majority of Americans oppose this war–and that our sons and daughters are dying in Iraq would make those empty, chest-pumping, sports-metaphor-laden war whoops a bit unseemly.
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Don Pogreba is an eighteen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.
His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.
In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.