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No Apology Tour Needed for 75th Anniversary of the Day that Lives in Infamy

No Apology Tour Needed for 75th Anniversary of the Day that Lives in Infamy

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  Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits Pearl Harbor today. I’m fine with this: The Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will not apologize during his historic visit to Pearl Harbor in December. A top Japanese official on Tuesday clarified that the purpose of the trip — the first of its kind — will be to “commemorate”… Read more »

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Sergeant Reckless Says Happy Birthday Marines

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Sergeant Reckless was a slightly different Marine, but she retired as a Marine staff sergeant and is one of the most-colorful and beloved Marines of all time. She liked to have a beer or two with the guys and she had a voracious appetite, but never gained weight. She saw combat during numerous engagements in… Read more »

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Is America’s Foreign Policy and U.S. Military Interventionism the Cause for Homegrown Terrorists and the Global Jihad Movement?

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  The Intercept: A SECRET FBI STUDY found that anger over U.S. military operations abroad was the most commonly cited motivation for individuals involved in cases of “homegrown” terrorism. The report also identified no coherent pattern to “radicalization,” concluding that it remained near impossible to predict future violent acts. The study, reviewed by The Intercept, was… Read more »

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Hillary and Obama Led Us To Defeat In Iraq

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  Last night VP Nominee Kaine made this assertion: KAINE: Do you know that we had 175,000 troops deployed in the battlefield in Iraq and Afghanistan? … And instead of 175,000 American troops deployed overseas, we now have 15,000….These are very, very good things. In Tim Kaine’s world a accomplishment of a American leader is… Read more »

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The Measure of a Man

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In the fall of ’65. my best friends, Frenchy, Knarley and Barbwire Johnny and I, were guiding a group of serious hunters on the Muskwa River for Elk and Grizzly.  We had some experienced hunters to guide and this always made the hunt more interesting.   These men had done a lot of hunting and… Read more »

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Did FOX News Intentionally Omit Khizr Khan’s Speech?

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I came home last night to see my Newsfeed filled with the story of Khizr Khan’s moving speech; which was also hard-hitting against the Don: Donald Trump was speaking at an event in Iowa, complaining that America was not allowed to waterboard terrorists, when Khizr Khan and his wife walked up to the microphone at… Read more »

Which office is he running for?  PotUS or PoS?

Which office is he running for? PotUS or PoS?

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Anyone care to put a positive spin on this bit of cake-hole rant: How is Trump worthy of Republican support? The only thing he has going for him is what is running against him across the aisle in the 2016 presidential election. But Trump is anything other than presidential. He is unfit to be commander-in-chief…. Read more »

"Against ALL enemies; foreign and domestic."

“Against ALL enemies; foreign and domestic.”

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Once a Marine.… A Marine veteran who served in Afghanistan is being hailed as a hero for helping scores of people escape from an Orlando nightclub targeted by a terrorist. When Imran Yousuf, a bouncer at the Pulse nightclub, heard the gunfire break out early Sunday morning, he told CBS News that recognized it immediately…. Read more »

Memorial Day- Solemn, Happy, or Both?

Memorial Day- Solemn, Happy, or Both?

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Christian Jacobs hugs the headstone of his father U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Christopher Jacobs as mother Brittany, wipes away a tear in Arlington National Cemetery A friend recently posted this iconic 2007 photo of Christian Golczynski:   His father, Marine Staff Sgt. Marc Golczynski, was shot and killed while on patrol during his second tour… Read more »

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Top 10 List of What President Obama Should Say in Hiroshima Speech

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  6 years ago, on the 65th anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb over Hiroshima, I wrote: No sitting Japanese prime minister has ever been to Pearl Harbor; and no sitting American president has ever been to Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Will President Obama be the first? 6 years later, we have our answer…. Read more »