O.A.R. – War Song Video

Michael Anthony Blogishness, Politics / News Leave a Comment

[Came Across this and Wanted to share–great video, and great cause.] Since September 11th, more than 1.8 million Americans, or less than 1 percent of the population, have served in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. But for far too many, coming home from war has been a challenge. Today, veterans are facing new battles at home trying to navigate …

Special Introduction to the Landmark Forum for Veterans in NYC

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On Wednesday, June 27, an introduction to The Landmark Forum will be held in New York City for military veterans and their friends / families / communities.  The Landmark Forum is a 3.5-day seminar centering on a unique and seldom-studied area of practical philosophy known as “ontology.” In independent research, more than 94% of participants surveyed reported that The Landmark …

Update on MFA and Personal Statements

Michael Anthony Uncategorized 2 Comments

A few months ago, I posted that I was applying to various grad school MFA programs; and after spending weeks researching how to write a good grad school personal statement, I wrote mine, and then wrote a blog post about how to write a personal statement.  (Five Tips to Writing an MFA Personal Statement).  Well, for an update, just to let you …

America’s Got Talent – War Hero Brings Crowd to Tears

Michael Anthony Best Of, Blogishness, Blogishness 1 Comment

Update: Apparently Timothy Poe lied about his service record.  He was only in Afghanistan for a month and was never injured.  You can read more about it here:  Timothy Poe Lied About Service Record. Original blog post: I was watching America’s Got Talent the other night, and there was a great segment with Timothy Poe.  Poe’s an American soldier who …

Shit Civilians Say to Veterans

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Joining the Internet Meme of “Shit People Say…” a bunch of veterans made a hilarious, and often true, video of shit that civilians say to veterans.  Check the video out. [tube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4Esni1RbwU[/tube]