Category Archives: PTSD

26 Jan

The Less than One Percenters

For a country that’s been engaged in two major theaters of war for around the last 13 years, much of the service and sacrifice has been made by the true 1%’ers. A 2013 Pew Research article reports that only a … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Military Families, movie review, PTSD, Support the Troops | 51 Comments | 585 views
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19 Jan

Why Does “American Sniper” Divide Us into “Left” and “Right”?

Whatever the truth about Chris Kyle (and I suspect, like most, the real Chris Kyle was a complex person; and lived tall tales while fabricating others), he is an American hero. My understanding of the film is that it’s not … Continue reading

Posted in American Exceptionalism, Anti-Americanism, Anti-military, Entertainment, Hollywood Limousine & Learjet Liberals, PTSD, Support the Troops, True Heroes | 189 Comments | 1,272 views
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29 Sep

Space: Above and Beyond “Stay with the Dead”


Nathan West is wheeled into an emergency room on the Saratoga, bleeding and clinging to life… and we learn from a nurse that the rest of the 58th Squadron, his friends, are dead.

Posted in Daily Distraction, Entertainment, PTSD | 2 Comments | 225 views
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18 Sep

12 people murdered with Joe Biden-inspired weapon. One killed with AR 15.

Aaron Alexis seems to have listened to Joe Biden and taken his advice. Back in February Biden said: “You don’t need an AR-15,” he said. “Buy a shotgun! Buy a shotgun!” And that’s what Aaron Alexis did. Back then Bided … Continue reading

Posted in 2nd Amendment, Law Enforcement, Military, Politics, PTSD, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments | 422 views
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27 May

Being A Better Man Than You Are

I was at a loss for something appropriate to write for this special day. I know many sad stories that will go to the grave with me. Don’t misread that line. I am not a hero, but many heroes came … Continue reading

Posted in American Exceptionalism, Freedom, Middle East, Military, Military Families, Personal, PTSD, Support the Troops, True Heroes | Tagged , | 6 Comments | 394 views
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16 Feb

Obama: Chris Kyle? Who’s Chris Kyle?

Two weeks and counting. Whitney Houston died on February 11, 2012. Her death was caused by choices she made on her own. President Barack Obama reacted within two days WASHINGTON — The White House says President Barack Obama’s thoughts and … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Military, Military Families, PTSD, True Heroes, Uncategorized, WtF? | Tagged , , , , | 82 Comments | 5,191 views
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13 Feb

Changing the Way We Look at PTSD

Today, I had the honor of standing and saluting a great American hero as he passed through our small Texas town. Unfortunately, that honor had to be done posthumously. Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield were killed last week … Continue reading

Posted in Military, PTSD, True Heroes | Tagged , | 16 Comments | 324 views
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27 Sep

Combat Therapy Puppies

A few years ago, I shared the story of my combat puppy. His name was Spooky Voodoolicious McStinkalot. We found him on the side of road after an IED had detonated and killed his mom and many of his litter … Continue reading

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25 Sep

DoD and VA to Fund $100 Million PTSD and TBI Study

I got an email a few days ago from the White House with the announcement that the DoD and VA are funding another PTS and TBI study. The research will cost over $100 million dollars. While this is good news, … Continue reading

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13 Jul

PTSD Creates Child Porn Addiction

That’s what one moron is claiming, at least. [Child porn downloader Juan] Rosa told the judge that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder he suffers from his military service prompted him to download and sell child pornography. As a Soldier diagnosed with … Continue reading

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