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Topic - Richard Thompson
'The Guv'nor" is still writing, playing, recording and touring — just don't dismiss his work as "only folk."
The Pentagon's top brass has dealt another blow to a decorated Army officer who was fired last year as a war college instructor because of his teachings about radical Islam, his attorney told The Washington Times.
Richard Thompson, "Electric" (New West Records)
A military college course taught by a decorated Army officer "was overtly negative with respect to Islam" and used "extreme" hypothetical situations to discuss war options, says a Pentagon report sent to Capitol Hill.
When Army Lt. Col. Matthew Dooley last year began teaching a class to fellow officers on the dangers of radical Islam, he seemed to have landed in a perfect spot. Today, Col. Dooley finds himself at a dead end while being targeted for criticism by American Islamic groups and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
"Once I did start writing, I carried on and carried on and carried on," he said. "I left a lot out of the book. I could do a second book."
Although he is anxious to highlight work other than folk, he said there is a groundswell of interest in folk in the United Kingdom and elsewhere.