My dad is a World War II hero, a winner of the Distinguished Flying Cross, so not much scares him. He does not, however, talk about politics. It makes him very uneasy and nervous to discuss subjects outside of his comfort zones — flying, tennis, golf, bicycles and the success of his children and grandchildren. So when he started to speak about people who oppose the president, the war in Iraq and issues like global warming, I listened.
To speak up and out is to live freely
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