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Be Thankful

Be Thankful

| November 23, 2014 | 9 Comments

A wood burning cook stove held a place in the corner of my Mom’s kitchen. When my middle brother headed off for the Army, I inherited the responsibility to kindle the fire in it every morning. After, of course Mom roused me from beneath the pile of quilts that made up my bed. Mom’s kitchen […]

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Remembering Colonel Chuck Hall

Remembering Colonel Chuck Hall

| November 23, 2014 | 5 Comments

I once saw an Army Colonel in full class A uniform hug a man in battered fatigues and a boonie hat. Both had tears streaming down their faces. They had not met prior to that moment in time and probably never saw one another again. That date was November 11, 1984. My best friend Patrick […]

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LTC Raymond Valas convicted

LTC Raymond Valas convicted

| November 23, 2014 | 30 Comments

Bobo sends us a link to the Stars & Stripes article which announces the conviction of LTC Raymond Valas for soliciting for sex with a minor girl while he was on temporary duty (TDY) to San Antonio a year ago August; Valas faces between 10 years and life in federal prison when he is sentenced […]

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March Forward urges MONG to disobey orders in Ferguson

March Forward urges MONG to disobey orders in Ferguson

| November 23, 2014 | 16 Comments

Those creeps of March Forward, the veteran wing of ANSWER, led by Mike Prysner, the fellow who left IVAW because they weren’t radically communist enough for his tastes, are urging the Missouri National Guardsmen to disobey their orders and stand with the thugs of Ferguson while they tear the city to pieces after the Grand […]

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This Could Be Interesting

This Could Be Interesting

| November 23, 2014 | 24 Comments

Can you say, “Lois Lerner”? Sure. I knew you could. (smile) For those who’ve forgotten: Lois Lerner was the former head of the IRS division that rules on nonprofit groups’ applications for tax-exempt status. That division was caught apparently blatantly playing politics with nonprofit applications – e.g., fast-tracking those of leftist groups, while slow-rolling and […]

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Now the Insanity Starts

Now the Insanity Starts

| November 23, 2014 | 27 Comments

Well here we are once again. The last regular weekend of the year. Enjoy it. The rest of this year will be full of guilt for putting off shopping or repressed rage for going shopping. Tempers will flare, assaults will happen in Walmarts all over the country bedlam and insanity will reign over us, in […]

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The war against terror isn’t a war against Islam

The war against terror isn’t a war against Islam

| November 23, 2014 | 12 Comments

Two Presidents have said that the war against terror isn’t a war against Islam, and I guess that makes everyone feel better about themselves. But in Kenya, yesterday morning, al Shabab terrorists of the al Qaeda variety executed 28 people who could not recite the Shahada, a tenet of the Muslim faith, according to Associated […]

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Marine accepts Bronze Star Medal wearing robotic legs

Marine accepts Bronze Star Medal wearing robotic legs

| November 23, 2014 | 11 Comments

Marine Captain Derek Herrera, paralyzed from a sniper’s bullet in Afghanistan, walked to the ceremony in which he received his Bronze Star Medal at Camp Pendleton, according to the Associated Press; Herrera had vowed to walk at the event that also marked his retirement after 8½ years in the military, saying he wanted to leave […]

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