Posts Categorized: Military


Fitting In

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Frenchy, Knarley and Barbwire Johnny were guiding hunters on the Muskwa River for Elk and Grizzly. They had some decent guys to guide. The hunters had done a lot of hunting and were not complainers. This was important to guys who often worked in the dark, before the day’s hunt and after the hunt. The… Read more »

The Slowjetting of George W. Bush

The Slowjetting of George W. Bush

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Even nigh 7 years out of office and liberals and leftists cannot leave George W. Bush alone. Bush Derangement Syndrome must be an incurable lifetime dis ease. On the heels of 2010’s “Fair Game”, Hollyweird comes out with another progressive’s fantasy, attempting to reinforce a discredited narrative. A leftist movie, made by leftists, for leftists… Read more »

Gold Star Moms Support the Iran Deal so We Should Listen to Them

Gold Star Moms Support the Iran Deal so We Should Listen to Them

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Ted Cruz:   “To every Democratic senator who said he or she will support this deal, I ask you to consider: How will you look in the eyes of the mothers and fathers of our soldiers, the hundreds of soldiers, American soldiers, who were murdered in Iraq with Iranian IEDs that came from General Soleimani?”… Read more »

"The most dishonest 3 1/2 minutes of television, ever."

“The most dishonest 3 1/2 minutes of television, ever.”

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“I believe in American exceptionalism, just as I suspect that the Brits believe in British exceptionalism and the Greeks believe in Greek exceptionalism.” –President Obama America. The indispensable nation. The last best hope. Last week: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was asked by a reporter on Thursday whether or not America is “great.” Trump’s campaign… Read more »

70 years ago....and yesterday

70 years ago….and yesterday

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The single most destructive bombing of WWII wasn’t Hiroshima and Nagasaki, but the firebombing raids of Dresden in February of 1945, with upwards of 135,000 men, women, and children slain. In wars between nations, the deaths of civilians is historically all-too common; and the norm, not the exception. Yet it’s the horrors of the dropping… Read more »


Shouldn’t Allowing our Troops to Carry Guns on Base be Championed by The Left?

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The Chattanooga shooting that left four marines dead is just the latest in a line of lone wolf attacks  where news outlets such as CNN had “questions of motive”. And as everybody knows, military bases are gun-free zones. While being allowed to possess a firearm does not guarantee one’s safety, declaring any zone gun-free just guarantees… Read more »


Ideas and Visions Will Beat ISIS. . . . . No, really!

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Today’s dose of moonbeam ventilation from the Oval Office comes following a ‘sham’ briefing from the Pentagon on ISIS strategy.  Since it is impossible to make it up, here is what the world was told, “ideologies are not defeated with guns but better ideas and more attracting and more compelling vision.”   So what do these words really proffer… Read more »

A Prince of the Steppe

Imperialism, Colonialism, and Slavery

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While researching material for a historical novel about a Cossack family of the Ukraine and Crimea, I found a remarkable amount of provocative and fascinating material. For instance, the Ukraine and Crimea has been both a fulcrum point and thoroughfare throughout history, but one of the most intriguing aspects of this region is that the… Read more »

Did President Obama Just Deliver a Political Memorial Day Speech?

Did President Obama Just Deliver a Political Memorial Day Speech?

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Someone tell me that it’s just my ODS-ometer going off and he didn’t really just inject a political point into his Arlington speech, as if he’s still campaigning: President Obama highlighted the U.S. drawdown in Afghanistan during his annual Memorial Day speech in Arlington, Va. on Monday, casting it as a historic time of remembrance… Read more »