davidl on December 2nd, 2013

The Snark of the Day, from R.S. McCain: So there you have the New York Times worldview in a nutshell: The SEIU and the AFL-CIO, good. American troops, bad. I don’t expect any McFood brigade ever would be deployed. Do you?

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davidl on November 30th, 2013

For Thanksgiving some few cook a turkey.   Many more dine on bird.   But this year Dana Milbank wrote a turkey, Washington Post: At this time of Thanksgiving, I’m grateful for the U.S. military — not just for the usual reason that it protects us from our foes but also because it has the potential to […]

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Eric Florack on November 11th, 2013

The honoring of our vets has always held special meaning for me; it’s a lesson my parents instilled very well, indeed. It was brought home to me, as I was recently looking at pictures from a trip we made through the Gettysburg PA area some years ago. It’s a particularly meaningful thing, when you’re standing […]

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davidl on October 13th, 2013

The Barrycade brigade: The vet has no legs, but he does have a pair. Well done. Hat tip, BSWK, and more, Karen, Lonely Conservative.

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davidl on October 5th, 2013

Some of what John Ondrasik saw when he went to Washington City: A  tribute by President the Buck Stops Here: re: A diss by President Buck Passer: John Ondrasik’s full photo essay

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davidl on October 1st, 2013

The charge of the geriatric brigade, from Leo Shane III, Stars and Stripes WASHINGTON — Wheelchair-bound elderly veterans pushed aside barricades to tour the World War II Memorial Tuesday morning, in defiance of the government shutdown which closed all of the memorials in the nation’s capital. The four bus loads of veterans — visiting from […]

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davidl on August 23rd, 2013

File under, I like Ike. It is only one theater in one town, but I do applaud the idea that traitors should be held accountable, at least in some small way: ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A central Kentucky theater owner who trained pilots during the Vietnam War is refusing to show the nation’s top movie, […]

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davidl on August 22nd, 2013

From a biologically confused Ryan Kearney, New Republic: He Is Not Bradley Manning. She Is Chelsea Manning. Deal With It. Bradley Manning, the Army private sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison for leaking government files to WikiLeaks, announced Thursday in a statement to NBC’s “Today” that he is, as of now, a she Private […]

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davidl on August 4th, 2013

Has the global war on terror returned?  Color me skeptical. The Obama administration declares a global man made incident alert, from CBS News: The terror threat prompting the U.S. government to close nearly two dozen embassies and consulates Sunday is the most specific, credible threat information in years, CBS News senior correspondent John Miller reports. […]

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Eric Florack on April 1st, 2013

Here’s a point I’ve been making for some time, now…. as expressed by Terry A. Hurlbut at the site Conservative News and Views: Everyone remembers the anti-propaganda campaign that followed: “Bush Lied; People Died!”, “General Betray-Us,” et cetera ad nauseam. A few voices, most notably that of Sean Hannity, insisted that Saddam Hussein did have WMD, […]

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When Dianne Feinstein’s  ( D – California )fellow Californian got Alzheimer’s disease, he made one last public statement, and retired from public life  from Bob Owens: San Francisco’s senior senator has apparently taken a sad psychiatric turn. Always questionably progressive, she’s now also apparently starting to suffer the effects of some sort of degenerative mental […]

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davidl on February 7th, 2013

From Ben Shapiro of Breitbart.com On Thursday, Senate sources told Breitbart News exclusively that they have been informed that one of the reasons that President Barack Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, has not turned over requested documents on his sources of foreign funding is that one of the names listed is a […]

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davidl on December 17th, 2012

An American hero has pass.   Second Lieutenant Daniel K. Inouye dead at age eighty-eight.   Citation via Halls of Heros: Second Lieutenant Daniel K. Inouye distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in action on 21 April 1945, in the vicinity of San Terenzo, Italy. While attacking a defended ridge guarding an important road junction, Second Lieutenant Inouye […]

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Report:  Israel to detect and attack Iranian missiles while still on the ground.  Sure, and AI have some Arizona beach front property for you, from a very gullible Times of Israel: In the event that Iran attempts to fire missiles at Israel, Jerusalem will deploy giant drones stationed in neighboring Azerbaijan to destroy the missiles […]

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davidl on October 31st, 2012

Barack Obama in full campaign  mode at the Democrat National Convention: America, I never said this journey would be easy, and I won’t promise that now. Yes, our path is harder – but it leads to a better place. Yes our road is longer – but we travel it together. We don’t turn back. We […]

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