Valor Above & Beyond   1 comment


Brad and I were rooting for Hacksaw Ridge to win just about every Academy Award last night because, aside from its superb acting and stunning cinematography, it provides a thoughtful treatment of the wartime role of a famous conscientious objector. We knew Moonlight would win — weren’t even surprised by the “mistake” at the end — because Hollywood liked its messages better, but we both still say “Hollywood is full of immoral idiots who are drunk on the PC koolaid.”

Enough said on that topic!

Desmond Doss InfographicMy father was a conscientious objector in World War 2, but he was just past the draft age in 1942 and already in the Merchant Marines when FDR nationalized that service for the war effort. He could have used his CO status to ask for a release from service, but he stayed on to support his country even if he didn’t support killing other people…

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Posted August 4, 2018 by aurorawatcherak in Uncategorized

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