Category: Perspectives

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When The Troops Cry

In mid-2008, then-Senator Barack Obama gave an interview on military and troops issues. “Precisely because I have not served in uniform, I am somebody who strongly believes I have to earn the trust of men and women in… Read More

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Will Fools Fulminate the Fourth Amendment?

Unless you live under a rock, you’ve no doubt heard about all the incidents involving people dressed as clowns. It started as people just showing up on various security systems dressed up as clowns. It was creepy at… Read More

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Gods Among Human Beings

Aristotle wrote in The Politics that those with the most virtue make the best rulers. He noted that since the purpose of government was to instill and encourage virtue in the citizenry, the rulers must obviously be quite… Read More

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VA Extends Its Neglect of Veterans from Living to Deceased

The Veterans Administration is again proving to be a woefully incompetent agency that just can’t seem to realize that their entire purpose for existence is to take care of the people who put their lives on the line… Read More

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A New Beginning

I’ve decided to leave social media on October 1. It’s nothing but a “wretched hive of scum and villainy.” It brings out the worst in people, myself included. Besides, it’s much easier to discuss things more in depth… Read More

Who’s To Blame?

When I was arrested for the first time in my life three years ago, my eyes were opened. I had never been in trouble with the law in my life and possessed the highest security clearance available. I… Read More

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The Sentient Handgun

Longtime readers of this blog know that I’ve been talking about gun rights for about 10 years here. The constitution is something I feel extremely passionate about. I am especially protective of the 1st, 2nd and 4th amendments…. Read More

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Army Lightens Up For Once

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Post Constitutional America

Increasingly, our federal government has grown bloated and out of control. It has used it’s supposed “interstate commerce” authority to enslave the states by taxing them into oblivion and then bribing with that money to do its will…. Read More

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West Point Fist Controversy

Well, it looks like controversy has come to West Point yet again. The college that hasn’t beaten Navy in a football game in 14 years is investigating a group of cadets about to graduate because of this photo… Read More

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HONORING YOUR OATH

(Note: Because this is a blog read across the country and world, I won’t typically talk about such local issues as this one here, except from time to time.) When I joined the Army over 20 years ago,… Read More

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The Tyranny of Facebook

I’ve been a longtime user of Facebook. I’ve plugged my nose and put up with the silly policies and political nonsense from its founders and its push to destroy family and Christian values for a long time. So… Read More

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Senior NCO punches PTSD in the face

After firing off a medley of artillery rounds, a 19-year-old kid from Brooklyn, New York set off with his convoy traversing the very area they had just fired on. “People don’t understand that maybe we didn’t shoot a… Read More

Study Shows Role For Alpha-Stim Technology In Treating PTSD

I graduated from the Warrior Combat Stress Reset Program in 2013 and can testify that this is a proven technique. It’s a little weird at first, but within moments, you are calm and relaxed. This is a press… Read More

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The Case Against Waterboarding