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Why soldiers back home seldom speak of war

“You hear it a lot: Men and women soldiers went to war. When they came home, they would not often speak of what they’d done and seen.” …. “When I got back from Iraq, all my friends and family wanted to hear stories about what it was like over there. But I wasn’t in the […]

Enhanced Interrogation…

…as translated from the original German: Verschärfte Vernehmung. Part of our double-plus Good America My Country Right or Wrong language that, well originated with the Gestapo. Andrew Sullivan traces the etymology of Enhanced Interrogation to “Verschärfte Vernehmung:” The phrase “Verschärfte Vernehmung” is German for “enhanced interrogation”. Other translations include “intensified interrogation” or “sharpened interrogation”. It’s […]

Jeneane Sessum’s excellent quiz on pitching bloggers

Giving a pitch as a PR person, that is. (Meant to link to this earlier.)