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by Ann Garrison
Tuesday, May. 26, 2009 at 1:25 AM
firstname.lastname@example.org San Francisco, CA
I absolutely, completely, totally, wholeheartedly agree that we should honor and care for our veterans, instead of waging what Aaron Glantz, in his book "The War Comes Home," calls "America's war against veterans." But, I would much rather see them honored with medical and psychiatric care, education, job training, and whatever else they may need to survive than with more military recruitment fests, including this Indy500 spectacle celebrating cars, greenhouse gas, advertising, and militarism.
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A race car sponsored by the Indiana National Guard was the first to crash today, 05/23/2009, in the Indianapolis 500, not long after the opening ceremony to honor America's veterans, including a speech by General Craig McKinley, a three-volley salute, and the national anthem sung by a member of Indiana's Guard.
The Indiana Guard sponsored two Indy500 race cars, to promote itself, and encourage recruitment, this year. The 1313th Engineer company just deployed to Iraq, after a send-off party at East High School in Columbus, Indiana.
Cross post; full text at http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-8257-SF-Energy-Policy-Examiner~y2009m5d24-Memorial-Day-Weekend-at-the-Indy500-greenhouse-gas-cars-stars--bars
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