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Sun Nov 11, 2012, 02:13 PM

While originally written about Aussie troops in WWI the sentiment is universal.

In honor of Veterans Day, it ain't pretty

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Reply While originally written about Aussie troops in WWI the sentiment is universal. (Original post)
Dyedinthewoolliberal Nov 2012 OP
Kolesar Nov 2012 #1
dipsydoodle Nov 2012 #2
OldDem2012 Nov 2012 #3

Response to Dyedinthewoolliberal (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 02:26 PM

1. Very loved and very often covered song

I posted this after seeing all the vapid messages about "Veterans Day" on Facebook
http://www.democraticunderground.com/101778486

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Response to Kolesar (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 02:39 PM

2. Been posted here on occasions

in DU2 VIDEOS. Helps commemorate Anzac Day for the Aussies.

I prefer The Pogues version as apparently do you. Dubliners do it well too.

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Response to Dyedinthewoolliberal (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 02:41 PM

3. As a vet, it's important that we remember the terrible human costs of war and why we....

...should ALWAYS try every possible option before getting involved in one.

It's interesting to note that old men get us into wars but young men pay the price.

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