Alison Clement

observations from a novelist who sometimes wants to say something small and see it published immediately

>we have all contributed

I will not remain silent in order to protect my hero’s status, not will I forfeit my conscience to hide the truth under a shroud of patriotism………The fact that I contributed to what history will someday remember as a societal travesty on par with Nazi Germany’s Holocaust will torment me for the rest of my life.
~Timothy J. Westphal
Former Staff Sargent, US Army
letter to the editor in The Nation(Sept 24, 2007)

Categories: politics

2 replies

  1. >Wow.– how are ya? Don’t see many emails on the nowar list from you these days.

  2. >I’ve been overbooked. Too busy, like everyone. I keep promising myself I’ll start going to the vigil again, but…….

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