Category: Perspectives

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

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Army Throwing Soldiers Away

At the end of 2013, I qualified for an intensive, inpatient PTSD program called Warrior Combat Stress RESET Program. Applicants had to undergo extensive testing, interviews, and assessments before being admitted. Reset is an eleven–week intensive outpatient treatment… Read More

Chest Inflation

My Service Pride has a great blog post focusing on the National Defense Service Medal. This is something I’ve seen often with Soldiers. “I was deployed twice to Afghanistan. I rate that star on the NDSM.” Or, ”But… Read More

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DOD Releases 2013 Suicide Event Report

Today, the Department of Defense (DoD) released its 2013 calendar year Suicide Event Report (DoDSER), which details the number of suicide attempts and deaths for U.S. service members. The DoDSER also includes detailed assessments of demographic information, behavioral… Read More

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This Isn’t a Gun Case

It took Jim Nichols’ prosecutors and handpicked judge two trials, but they finally managed to craft such a narrowly written jury charge that I was found guilty of violating Texas Penal Code, Section 38.15 “Interference With Public Duties.”… Read More

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A Shiny Badge Does Not Grant Extra Rights

When a game warden wants to tag a deer, he makes sure to place the trap on an obvious trail that deer frequent. Deer tend to stick to natural funnels and tree or brush lines. Deer are naturally… Read More