davidl on June 6th, 2014

Point, the New York Slimes, via Ace: The Rush to Demonize Sgt. Bergdahl Four months ago, Senator John McCain said he would support the exchange of five hard-core Taliban leaders for the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. “I would support,” he told CNN. “Obviously I’d have to know the details, but I would support ways […]

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davidl on June 6th, 2014

SUPREME HEADQUARTERS ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force! You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you. In company with our brave […]

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davidl on June 2nd, 2014

I withdraw my earlier suggestion that Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl deserves a prison cell in Fort Leavenworth.   Rather he deserves a holding cell, and the to be lined up against a wall. When the regime wants to trot out a lie, they trot out Susan Rice, from Weekly Standard: President Obama’s national security adviser, Susan Rice, […]

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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 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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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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davidl on October 28th, 2012

An Eulogy for two fallen American heroes: A short distance from the American compound, two Americans were sleeping. They were in Libya as independent contractors working an assignment totally unrelated to our embassy. They also happened to be former Navy SEALs. When they heard the noise coming from the attack on our embassy, as you […]

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davidl on October 21st, 2012

An American hero has passed.   First Lieutenant, United States Army Air Corps, George McGovern,  veteran of thirty five combat missions, has dies at the age of ninety,  from Wikipedia: Starting on November 11, 1944, McGovern flew 35 missions over enemy territory from there, the first five as co-pilot for an experienced crew and the rest […]

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davidl on January 13th, 2012

Who knew piss was offensive?  The hyperbolic over reaction to the Marine0s’ short arm salute has me well pissed, from, Wikipedia: Piss Christ is a 1987 photograph by artist and photographerAndres Serrano. It depicts a small plastic crucifix submerged in a glass of the artist’s urine. The piece was a winner of the Southeastern Center […]

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davidl on January 12th, 2012

A video shows four purported Marine rendering due respect to purported dead Taliban fighters, from Useless Toady: WASHINGTON (AP) – Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Thursday condemned as “utterly deplorable” a video that purports to depict four U.S. Marines urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters. He said such behavior is “entirely inappropriate for members […]

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davidl on December 18th, 2011

Some folks at the New York Times seem to think this is a  reason for celebration, via Doug Mataconis, Otside the Beltway: BAGHDAD — The last convoy of American troops to leave Iraq drove into Kuwait on Sunday morning, marking the end of the nearly nine-year war. The convoy’s departure, which included about 110 vehicles […]

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