Category Archives: True Heroes
Yes, we elected a community organizer to the office of the Presidency, because people thought he’d pay their mortgage and put gas in their cars. He is the same guy who wants to get tough with our most treasured citizens, … Continue reading
photo courtesy of Charlie Spiering Barack Obama has been described as dithering and vindictive by insiders and it takes no effort to believe that he is one mean, petty and vindictive SOB. It was reported that Obama wanted the sequester … Continue reading
History, like this title, can be ambiguous; indeed, the ambiguity of history belongs to those who write and their interpretations of events. One of the most inspiring historical events was the Battle of Thermopylae. A battle story first told to … Continue reading
— The Red Badge of Courage, Chapter nine
A bunch of new recruits arrive aboard the Saratoga. Unexpectedly, Nathan collars one of the young men and starts yelling at him. It turns out that the new soldier is none other than Nathan’s brother Neil. But Neil’s commanding officer turns out to be a gung-ho glory hound, and he may prove to be more dangerous to his unit than the Chigs.
“Come on you sons of b-! Do you want to live forever?”
-Semper badass, Dan Daly
Hero Or Traitor Edward Snowden is on the run for his life. He was being asked to perform a job he considered illegal, immoral, and un-American. Supposedly, he lost faith in the leader for whom young people, Leftist Ideologues, and … Continue reading
Today is a day to remember the great sacrifice made by our boys in the greatest generation when they invaded the beaches of Normandy by air, by land, and by sea. Here is one of our great Presidents giving one … Continue reading
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
We must exercise caution and discretion, when voicing our frustration against Islamic fanatics and their tendency to commit terror. Immediately after the first 9/11, I was visiting my married daughter in Canada when I noticed a large group of foreigners … Continue reading
He was the first man to fly a jet on and off an aircraft carrier. He has set aviation records that will almost certainly never be broken and is revered as one of the greatest test pilots of all time.
But even if you take out the aerobatics, his story is remarkable. Here is a man who narrowly cheated death in the wreckage of a torpedoed ship, helped to liberate Belsen and took 2,000 enemy prisoners armed only with a pistol.
What’s more, he then had to test all their aircraft. And all this before turning 30. Little wonder that when he arrived at Buckingham Palace at the grand old age of 28 for the fourth time, to receive the AFC in addition to the DSC, MBE and OBE he had already received, George VI greeted him with the words: ‘Not you again.’