What’s with the Nazi “SS” symbol on Nick’s chest? And why is he so unlikable?

“Sold Out” earned a great review the other day. See it here: http://twbarton.com/reviews.html. And while we’re on the subject of “Sold Out,”I thought I’d address two recent complaints I’ve recently received about the book. The first and most serious one concerned the Nazi “SS” symbol on Nick’s chest. Well, the Nazi “SS” symbol isn’t something I madeContinue reading “What’s with the Nazi “SS” symbol on Nick’s chest? And why is he so unlikable?”

Some amazing analysis on what should happen to Sgt Bergdahl

The story “We Lost Soldiers in the Hunt for Bergdahl, a Guy Who Walked Off in the Dead of Night” over on the The Daily Beast has gone absolutely viral, as have several similar stories from soldiers who served with him. (Having read many of them, I recommend the one above if you’re just reading one.)Continue reading “Some amazing analysis on what should happen to Sgt Bergdahl”

Rest in Peace, Tyler Cone

A fellow Marine shared this on facebook: Rest in Peace, Tyler Cone. It’s a story that’s unfortunately far too common. A returning vet taking their own life. If you get a moment, read the short story of his life and try to think of a vet you know. Honestly, there’s almost no one who goes inContinue reading “Rest in Peace, Tyler Cone”