Help a Marine This Christmas

I donated. As of this morning (with 10 days to go), Amy’s Gofundme has $20,400 of the $35,000 needed to make her home livable again. She has served/is serving us, let’s give her a hand. If you need any incentive, you might also win something… PLEASE READ THIS POST TO LEARN HOW TO ENTER THE…

Memorial Day: Normandy

Originally posted on Memorial Day in 2013, these pictures still bring a feeling of pride, an incredible feeling of gratitude and a tear to my eye. Remember and be thankful. These are all from our visit to the beaches of Normandy, to Ste. Lo, Ste. Mere Eglise and Bayeux last October. I have never felt…

CONNECTING THE DOTS: Political Implications of Air Power in a Ground Conflict

CONNECTING THE DOTS: Political Implications of Air Power in a Ground Conflict There are really only two reasons for a politician to commit air power alone to a ground war.  The first is cowardice.  Ground troops in contact with a hostile force — no matter how well — means high casualty rates.  Iraq and Afghanistan are…

Political Correctness Kills

I know that this might not be a popular question in these politically correct times and having never served in the military, I probably do not have the standing to ask – but being inappropriate in pursuit of the truth has never worried me… I was stunned in researching the VA issue that there were…

Sarah Palin in 08′ election accurately forecasts Putin invading Ukraine

During the 08′ election, Sarah Palin describes 4 different hypothetical crisis scenarios with Ukraine being the 4th. After watching the video clip, ask yourself: Are progressives really this ignorant?  Or do progressives actually understand the consequences of their decisions?   (hint:  Remember during the 12′ election when an open mic caught Obama telling Putin what would…