Posts Categorized: True Heroes

Tom Cotton vs. Barack Obama: tale of the tape

Tom Cotton vs. Barack Obama: tale of the tape

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It’s a showdown. On one side of the ring, it’s Barack Obama. On the other side, it’s Tom Cotton. Cotton has been called a “traitor.” Pretty strong stuff for a war hero. So now it’s Cotton vs. Obama. Let’s have a look at the tale of the tape. Tom Cotton: Born in Arkansas Barack Obama:… Read more »

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American Sniper and a quartet of horse’s asses

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I know. They could be siblings. There are times when you in your life when events transpire which are not just puzzling, but confounding. This is one of them. Michael Moore called Chris Kyle a “coward.” The rotund coward Moore is accompanied by nine bodyguards. Moore cornered, pressed and embarrassed an aging and failing Charlton… Read more »

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Why Does “American Sniper” Divide Us into “Left” and “Right”?

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Whatever the truth about Chris Kyle (and I suspect, like most, the real Chris Kyle was a complex person; and lived tall tales while fabricating others), he is an American hero. My understanding of the film is that it’s not meant to make a political statement. But I suppose everything under the sun is political… Read more »

Tuesday Veterans Day Funnies

Tuesday Veterans Day Funnies

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David Masciotra of Salon wrote a little rant, lecturing Americans to feel ingratitude toward those who serve, just in time for Veterans Day, entitled: You don’t protect my freedom: Our childish insistence on calling soldiers heroes deadens real democracy “Childish”?! I considered some of his points; but he’s missing the point of why those who… Read more »

The Bundy Ranch Confrontation and The Battles of Lexinton and Concord Were Responses To Tyranny

Our Concord Bridge

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Has the audacity of the Obama Administration and the sanctimonious stooges; Reid, Pelosi, and Biden pushed America to the Concord Bridge of the Twenty-First Century. Our Concord Bridge is no wooden bridge over the Concord River in Massachusetts, a bridge barely big enough for a small wagon to pass: today’s Concord Bridge is a huge… Read more »

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America’s Shame And Embarrassment

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Yes, we elected a community organizer to the office of the Presidency, because people thought he’d pay their mortgage and put gas in their cars. He is the same guy who wants to get tough with our most treasured citizens, the WWII vets. Those guys in their late 80s and early 90s who came to… Read more »

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This shutdown thing could really work out great for us

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photo courtesy of Charlie Spiering Barack Obama has been described as dithering and vindictive by insiders and it takes no effort to believe that he is one mean, petty and vindictive SOB. It was reported that Obama wanted the sequester to be as painful as possible, rather than lessening the pain on the American people…. Read more »

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History Is Written

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History, like this title, can be ambiguous; indeed, the ambiguity of history belongs to those who write and their interpretations of events. One of the most inspiring historical events was the Battle of Thermopylae. A battle story first told to this author by his grandmother, a children’s librarian, when he was small enough to sit… Read more »

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S: AaB- Toy Soldiers

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At times he regarded the wounded soldiers in an envious way. He conceived persons with torn bodies to be peculiarly happy. He wished that he, too, had a wound, a red badge of courage.
The Red Badge of Courage, Chapter nine

Episode #16:

A bunch of new recruits arrive aboard the Saratoga. Unexpectedly, Nathan collars one of the young men and starts yelling at him. It turns out that the new soldier is none other than Nathan’s brother Neil. But Neil’s commanding officer turns out to be a gung-ho glory hound, and he may prove to be more dangerous to his unit than the Chigs.


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