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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 2, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas New HetaldZeitung July MIKE ROYKO Royko finds more War Wimps O pinions General Manager Robert Editor Mike Royko War Part 2 Reagan doesnt qualify Many people have eluded me for omitting a few names they say belong on any list of war wimps those hawkish public figures who talk tough but found ways to avoid getting involved when they had a chance to fight in a way of their Most of them mentioned Ronald who spent World War II making training and propaganda films in How could you leave the Hollywood hero off a war wimp list asked a veteran of Iwo I ieft him off Reagan doesnt really qualify as a war Although he had remarkably soft military he was in the And that could be said about many men who spent the war in the States sorting out bed sheets or sticking needles into recruits As I understand the expression which was originated by Andrew Jacobs of a combat Marine in Korea a war wimp is someone who promotes waging war or building up the tools of but hid behind a college deferment or suddenly came up lame when the draft board Among those I according to was David Reagans budget they point was eligible for the Vietnam War but was a divinity but Stockman isnt really one for hawkish If he hastried to cut the military So Im not sure if hes A war but then we have Robert one ofthe liberal baiting congressmen in all the How could I have ever left him off a war wimp list An but I will make amends here and Dornan is a former rightwing talkshow host who got himself elected to Congress from where else Orange He has made a practice of referring to some Democratic congressmen as draftdodging To demonstrate his he even created a stir by grabbing a liberal congressmen by the tie and calling him a But Dornan could do such things because he had military career of which he could be Reading the biographies put out by his one finds that he was an Air Force pilot during the Korean and that he flew combat missions in Southeast As Dornan said with a sneer about congressmen who werent eager to give the Pentagon everything it wants Those of you who have no military record are the most offensive ones of The trouble Dornans record a he did serve in the Air Force as a But when some snoops took a close look at his they found that it didnt jibe with his publicity They found that when Dornan became eligible for the draft during the Korean he entered college and got a And safely in college he stayed until the war just about Only then did he drop out of college and enlist in the Air Since he already knew how to he went to pilot school and got his But by there was nobody to shoot Dornans publicity people have said that he couldnt have become a pilot during the war anyway because pilots had to have two years of The Air Force was so desperately short of pilots that they dropped therequirement to a high school Dornans various biographies also mention his being in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam One of his aides even said he flew combat missions and was shot It turns out that when he was in Southeast it was as a journalist of working for a TV station owned by Gene the Pentagon does not keep records as to the combat heroics of Gene Autrys TV And Vietnam veterans Ive spoken to say they dont remember ever fighting shoulder to shoulder with anybody of such So I think despite his belated service in the peacetime Air qualifies as a war He had a war and his chance to take He took deferment But maybe he had his Those MiG pilots in Korea didnt wear ties he could BOOKS GONE K Ellen Goodman Cancer recovery takes more than a good attitude Over the past several I have learned about something called The Cancer According to my there are certain kinds of people who are most likely to get this The fault lies not in their cells but in their The Big C say the are and They dont have the chemical as it to get up there and fight the cancer before it They sort of roll over and play This does of explain John Waynes but you get the The Cancer Personality profile was drawn by an advanced corps of the mindbody connectors These are the researchers who spend their days linking mental health to physical Some of their work shows that people who are happy and work and in their relationships are more likely to be On the other people who are or generally miserable are more likely to die This finding has undoubtedly cheered the grief James Kilpatrick Among the many problems that bedevil a writer is the problem of the homophone the soundalike words that cause such embarrassing In Sears ran an ad that raised all kinds of intriguing speculations 3Position was now In a staff writer for the News provided a vivid picture Soundalike words can drive writers crazy of a prisoner in Lebanon who tied three blankets together and used the makeshift rope to shimmy down the side of a In the Chronicle reported that an 18yearold Martinez man had been charged with running stop speeding in excess of 85 and attempting to allude In the state Public Utility Commission recommended that local utilities proceed to devise educational programs aimed at illiciting more productive con servation efforts by Sears was selling a not vice the hostage didnt he shinnied those dressersforsuccess were dyedinthewool and strangling in cliches as The young man in Georgia was trying to i ENOUGH SUS IF IHHATS POININHAITI on me AIR elude and the advice to local utilities was to elicit The only advice I can offer is to cultivate a strong sense of orthographic un If a writer has any doubt about whether the wanted word is peak or pole or role or winch or look it up The mail brings a couple of splendid In New The Associated Press provided a feature THIS IS ABOUT MILLIONS OF KJ PS LOOK UP TO YOU COUKKHAVE WATDOWU SAY1IOOULP HAVE A OEM HffZWTO story on drugsniffing dogs at Ken nedy Airport naturally friendly to humans with powerful seemed perfect for the woman inquired of fashion consultant John Molloy about a new way she was doing her Without having seen exactly what youve said youre probably doing it the AP reported that a 14yearold doctors son was found guilty of seconddegree murder Tuesday a staff writer for the CommercialNews covered an ap parent murdersuicide case Death is believed to have been some time before the bodies were The mail brings a batch of nominations for the Most Annoying of In a gentlewoman is irked by I am hopeful Whats she with a simple I a gentleman sub mits the newly devised word for what is left after cremation he calls it a ghastly vulgarization of the a follower of politics wants to do away with the word and to replace it with the more definitive senator and a gentleman detests and offers nine alternatives to this and contemptible In a reader is becoming more and more dismayed at the loss of distinction between the words bring and and generally miserable right out of their old blue In all the Big C per sonality type was a logical heir to the Type A Type you may charged full speed ahead into the cardiovascular Big C and Type A offer the average citizen a terrific set of op We can choose between being a depressed cancer candidate or an anxiety heartattack The cancer has gone a bit when people talk about shrinking the cancer we dont know If theyre getting ready to call the radiologist or the Some believers in mind over malignancy have gone so far as to promise cures to those who visualize good cells eating bad cells the Pacman Its gotten to the point that anyone who gets a cancer diagnosis better feel terrific about If they dont have the power of positive theyre writing their own negative But now at last there is some balance back at the tower of psycho The cancer profile hasnt been debunked but its been In the current New England Journal of it is reported that a positive mental at good social and a happy life arent enough to help advanced cancer patients survive longer or prevent Mind I dont really regard this as good As someone with a positive mental good social a happy life and a per fectly dreadful family cancer I rather thought the psychological oddsmakers were on my But the sideeffects of mental treatment for the physically ill were The research managed to convince a number of patients that they somehow or responsible for their own Not by but by living alone or being depressed or not watching enough Marx brothers I suppose it is easy to blame the victim when we cannot cure And maybe that is at the core of the personality At standard cancer treatment can be as sophisticated as Shermans march to the There is no no Salk vaccine for toe diseases we lump together under the heading can But it is amazing how quickly myths disappear when there are I am sure there are many links between mind and between psyche and But we know less about the way they work than about the way a cell A study like this one puts check on gliboess and maybe even on The next time someone offers to paint a Cancer PreBfc for tell them you are a perfect Type The S is for
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