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The fog of disclosure: Why we must see the visuals, but never will

Killing of bin Laden deserves to be fully recorded and reported. Historic events in the life of a nation deserve to be chronicled, accurately and completely. The dispatching of Usama Bin Laden is one of those events. We must see … Continue reading

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Comparative qualifications between General McChrystal and the President

Comparative qualifications between General McChrystal and the President I picked this off of an email and assume the facts to be correct as to the General. Pretty impressive guy!  A friend who passed this along to me suggested that perhaps … Continue reading

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Tea Party Member Stuns Crowd

I previously posted this directly onto Facebook, but want to preserve and further share this marvelous moment. This former marine belts out the 2nd verse of “The Star Spangled Banner” — which I frankly never had heard. (lyrics below) It’s … Continue reading

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Roger L. Simon » Times Square: It’s the jihad, stupid

That statement seems so obvious. And it is, in my estimation.  Yet the attitude you see discussed in the following clip (and you should read the article) is the same attitude that has the United States of America revealing to … Continue reading

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Photo Of The Day: Iraq Elections — the impossible just takes a little longer

“Stay the course” justified. The difficult is hard, the impossible just takes a little longer. No, this war is not over but this event, the significance of which is embodied in this photograph, is a significant battle won. A young … Continue reading

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A different Christmas poem

Please see the note at the bottom about the origin of this poem.  Regardless of the true origin, it’s a beautiful thought and worthy of preserving. The embers glowed softly, and in their dim light, I gazed round the room … Continue reading

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North Platte, Nebraska — a place in WWII history

I am a proud son of the Greatest Generation — those people who endured and brought us out of World War II and into prosperity as truly the greatest nation the world has ever known. My father, like the parents … Continue reading

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Stand up, Silent Majority

Stand up, Silent Majority. Take a moment and consider this, Lt. Landaker’s last flight. The following is the “punch line” from an excellent piece: Quote: February 7, 2007, Anbar Province , Iraq .  1st LT Jared Landaker United States Marine … Continue reading

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Freedom isn’t free

Freedom isn’t free. Not now, never in the past, and never in the future. I grow increasingly weary of an ungrateful vocal minority hogging the media landscape in this time of our nation’s unique war against a faceless and stateless … Continue reading

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A Marine’s Marine — GySgt Carlos Hathcock

Check out this link with your sound up for a clip on Carlos Hathcock. Carlos Hathcock was an ace sniper during Vietnam, and his shot into an enemy sniper’s scope was portrayed in the movie “The Sniper.” Read more about … Continue reading

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