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Below are the two final essays to be posted on Allegiance and Duty Betrayed. The first one is written by a friend -- screen name 'Euro-American Scum' -- who, over the past four years, has been the most faithful essayist here. He has written about everything from his pilgrimage to Normandy in 2004 to take part in the 60th–year commemoration of the invasion, to his memories of his tour in Vietnam. His dedication to America’s founding principles ... and those who have sacrificed to preserve them over the past 200+ years ... is unequaled. Thank you, E-A-S. It has been a privilege to include your writing here, and it is a privilege to call you my friend.

The second essay is my own farewell. And with it I thank all of the many regular visitors, and those who may have only dropped in occasionally, for coming here. I hope you learned something. I hope a seed or two was planted. But, even if not, I thank you for stopping by ... 25 March, 2010


Extending thanks to two friends, John Cooper (a frequent commenter and occasional contributor here), and First_Salute (screen name), a faithful lurker, who both discovered, and then fixed on their own, some formatting problems with the blog.

Apparently, when viewed in Firefox (which I do not use, so was not aware of the problem), there were text-centering problems and coloration problems that rendered some of the posts virtually unreadable.

Both John and ‘First’ took it upon themselves to put their heads together and they solved the problem.

(With friends like this, who needs computer literacy? :)

At any rate, thanks guys!

~ joanie

P. S. In the future, should anyone ever discern any formatting problems in viewing this blog on his/her browser, please let me know (aanddbetrayed@hotmail.com). Thanks!


Anonymous said...

It's hard to vote in your poll of the month. One answer just doesn't suffice, I wanted to check 7 of the 10!

John Cooper said...


"Will fix stuff for beer"

joanie said...

I've been told this is worth the trip to Maine:


Next time we're in Bar Harbor (one of our two favorite places on the planet), we'll get you a case. :)

John Cooper said...


Sounds delicious, but you're too generous, my lady.

One bottle would be fine.

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