davidl on July 22nd, 2015

I would not call this news, but if you live your life with your head stuck up the New York Times gray tower, then you might think so: CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Marines and sailors risked their lives for one another in Chattanooga last week, trying to distract the gunman who assaulted a naval center here, […]

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davidl on July 20th, 2015

The Snark of the Day, Roger Simon: So goodbye, Donald, it’s been fun. You did a good job bringing up immigration, Mexico and sanctuary cities, but you’d be a lousy commander-in-chief of the United States military. And if there’s anything clear right now, that is by far the most important qualification we should be looking […]

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davidl on July 18th, 2015

Up front, I do not like Donald Trump the person, or for that matter John McCain the politician, but on the other hand, I have found no actual quote of Trump saying John McCain was not a war hero. The controversy, from Boston Herald: GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump took shots at John McCain’s military […]

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davidl on July 17th, 2015

Had the Chattanooga gunman but been a white Christian, Obama would have already called for more gun control. Yet it is government gun control which is killing our heroes in uniform. Dear Mr. Obama, I have little hope that you’ll ever read this, but I have to get this off my chest. Since 1993, our […]

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davidl on July 16th, 2015

Four American heroes dead.   One stupid policy   Gun free safety zones yet again used to commit mass murder: Salute: Ace Marines volunteer to defend their nation.  For God’s sake let them defend themselves. Addendum I, Doug Powers @ Michelle Malkin: The unsettling bottom line: To paraphrase Mark Levin, our soldiers aren’t trusted with guns at […]

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davidl on July 12th, 2015

Social Justice Warrior is just a euphemism for ignorant bigot.   If you don’t like the battle flag of the Army of Northern Virginia, then it is your right not to display it, via David French, National Review: It is a fine thing that the Confederate flag will no longer fly above the South Carolina state […]

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davidl on April 19th, 2015

While am not a lawyer, I do believe that Michelle Manhart, ex of United States Air Force and former Playboy model, was legally wrong to take a United States flag that was not her property, video: Having said that Manhart was legally wrong, I do like the cause for which Manhart choose to follow her […]

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davidl on March 26th, 2015

A Bowe Bergdahl, and Barack Obama, take from north of the border, video: All very sad. Addendum: south of the border commentary, video: Still sad.

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davidl on March 25th, 2015

Good news, bad news.   The good, the Army has apparently decided to charge Bowe Bergdahl with desertion.   The bad news, Bergdahl will not face the firing squad. Hat tip:  Moe Lane, Red State.  

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davidl on February 12th, 2015

1950, Harry’s (President Harry S. Truman) Marines, from Wall Street Journal On Dec. 6, 1950, [1st Marine Division CO Colonel Lewis “Chesty” Puller] was ordered to break out of Chosin Reservoir and open an escape route to Hungnam port. The 80,000-strong PLA was no longer the only enemy confronting the Marines. By now the temperature […]

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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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