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“The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportionate to how they perceive the veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their country.”

— George Washington

Elections are about having a choice. The choices in this year’s presidential election are clear-cut — with marked differences between the two candidates on issues ranging from the national economy to the war in Iraq.

Illustration by Forest Byrd

Joe Neil bought his Knox home with his life savings. It’s a nice-enough home, nothing extravagant, but his life savings and his quality of life are in jeopardy.

Illustration by Forest Byrd

“Depend on it, sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.”

—   — Samuel Johnson