I’ll be sepending tomorrow with family so I’d like to take a moment to wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving… To every Soldier, Sailor, Airman and Marine: Thank You and God Bless You. A Cowboy’s Thanksgiving Prayer By Steve Lucas Dear Lord, I’m mighty thankful for all the things you give. I’m thankful for stars […]
Hey Gang, I need some advice. I’m starting to think about my Christmas shopping and I’m having a tough time coming up with gift ideas for my niece (age 10) and my nephew (age 8). Part of my quandary comes from the fact that they have damn near everything now. It anyone has any suggestions […]
Via Blackfive: Fallen Soldier Another 4th of July is here and all across the nation, millions of us will celebrate in thousands of different ways. Our military members around the world will miss out on hometown celebrations, instead, performing the duties assigned to them. This story is in honor of them. As a commercial pilot, I too see […]
From the Boston Globe via Michelle Malkin: The following is a blog entry written on Aug. 30, 2008, by Army Specialist Stephen Fortunato, who was killed Tuesday in Afghanistan when the vehicle he was riding in was blown up by an improvised explosive device. This entry was forwarded to the Globe by his mother, Elizabeth […]
A message from a military wife. H/T: Floppingaces.
Where were you when the world stopped turning? Every minute of that day is indelibly burned into my memory… Every site, every sound, every smell. It’s hard to believe it’s been seven years. It’s all still so fresh. It’s funny I used to think that the Twin Towers were some sort of cruel architectural joke […]
Now that the conventions are over and the campaign coverage is getting more and more intense, it’s good to take a break from hardcore politics. This story will warm your heart and put a lump in your throat. It comes from Tracy at Beyond the Pale: I try not to talk politics much on this […]
A powerful message… Watch the whole thing.
Via Blackfive: The Value of Service Commentary by Lt. Col. Mark Murphy 354th Maintenance Group deputy commander EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska — I learned a big lesson on service Aug. 4, 2008, when Eielson had the rare honor of hosting President Bush on a refueling stop as he traveled to Asia . It was […]
Damn, Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actor and comedian Bernie Mac passed away today. Bernie Mac was a class act and a great comedian I’m going to miss him… Rest In Peace Bernie.
In CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the course of human Events, it becomes necessary for one People to dissolve the Political Bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the Powers of the Earth, the separate and equal Station to which […]
I have to admit I’m plesentantly surpised by the Supreme Courts ruling in District of Columbia v. Heller (07-290). The court, in my opinion, got it more or less right. I don’t know anyone who is arguing for an unfettered right to own firearms. The second amendment of the Constitution guarantees our right own firearms […]
This guy gets it… Unfortunately none of our elected leaders seem to. Pass it on.
I can’t think of a better tribute to Old Glory and ideals it represents than “Ragged Old Flag” by Johnny Cash.
To every Soldier, Sailor, Airman and Marine… Thank you and may God bless you and keep you safe.