B.R. Merrick

Let Us Awake Now

According to an article in The Washington Post, the names of military men who commit suicide as a result of the trauma with which they suffer are not being listed on memorials to the ongoing War on Certain Kinds of Terror. The surviving families are quite understandably upset. There is another aspect of this story that is telling.

The Great White Lie

The Canadian government cooperates with a neighboring government in supplying false information, and is complicit in sending an innocent, peaceful, married father in his thirties straight to hell, to be beaten for hours at a time, days on end, with shredded cables, while listening to other men scream. For this, they are “sorry.” So what?