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(Washington Times)   Long may it wave? Maybe not. Stars and Stripes - the military newspaper founded during the Civil War - now in the Battle of the Budget Cuts   ( washingtontimes.com) divider line
    More: Sad, Stars and Stripes, austerities, Kansas City Life Insurance Company, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, spending review, operating budgets  
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576 clicks; posted to Politics » on 28 Nov 2013 at 3:54 PM (4 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2013-11-28 05:11:04 PM  
2 votes:
I'm not in the military and I can't read, why should my tax dollars go to support that rag?
2013-11-29 09:29:24 AM  
1 vote:

glmorrs1: Only at times?

Yeah, really it's only two times. Daytime and nighttime.
2013-11-28 04:52:55 PM  
1 vote:

Churchill2004: SecretAgentWoman: Please no! This was the only thing to keep me sane while stationed in South Korea with my dad (Army) in the 80s. I discovered Bloom County in that paper!

I feel like most of the people expressing outrage could similarly date their experience.

OK. Stars and Stripes was a welcome distraction and morale booster when I served 1982-88 and 2007 to present.

Here's a link to the article they did on our cat:

http://www.stripes.com/news/photo-of-soldier-furry-friend-makes-a-vi ra l-splash-on-the-web-1.206288
2013-11-28 04:12:06 PM  
1 vote:
 4212. Basic Military Journalism. You gotta be shiattin' me, Joker. You think you're Mickey Spillane? You think you're some kind of a farkin' writer?
2013-11-28 04:00:04 PM  
1 vote:
I'm sure the Washington Times was just as upset about cutting funding for PBS right?
2013-11-28 01:11:13 PM  
1 vote:
Sell it off to Rupert Murdoch.
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