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The Giant Challenge Facing SecDef Mattis

There’s been a fair amount of Trump-supporter braggadocio regarding the President-elect’s nomination of Gen. James “Mad Dog” Mattis as the new Defense Secretary – an admirable choice, certainly. If Mad Dog can navigate the machinations of the Pentagon as well … Continue reading

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Restraining the Federal Juggernaut

Originally published at American Thinker. When one man, Justice Anthony Kennedy, acting as the deciding swing vote on the Supreme Court, declared that “gay marriage” was now the law of land for a country of some 320 million persons, he … Continue reading

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Irony Über Alles

The Muslim invasion of Europe, specifically Germany, seems the ultimate irony of all time. During WW II the Germans disappeared about six million Jews, along with millions of other, at least in the opinion of the Third Reich, miscreants and … Continue reading

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Bones of contention made explicit

A small skirmish on the periphery of the global-warming/climate-change wars. . . Given below is a series of emails exchanged between Harry, an MBA classmate, a few others and myself. They are in the order received/generated and comprise my humble … Continue reading

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Old, New or Warmed-Over Cold War?

From FOX News: Russia has never flown bomber patrols over Gulf of Mexico before, US official claims Published November 13, 2014 Russia’s decision to send long-range strategic bombers on regular patrol missions across the Gulf of Mexico is unprecedented, a … Continue reading

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Wealth: Personal vs. National

Originally published at American Thinker September 25, 2014 Wealth: Personal vs. National By Dennis Sevakis If you were stranded on an island in the middle of the Pacific with a couple of tons of gold bars, would you be wealthy? … Continue reading

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The Reality of Jihad

You can hear “Iraq” mentioned more than once. This is ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) doin’ their thang in Iraq. Pretty rough stuff. Not for the faint of heart. Post-modern version of the ‘Adventures of Mohammed’? Entire video … Continue reading

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Robert Spencer: We have met the enemy and he is us

Ignore at your own peril: Robert Spencer: We Have Met the Enemy and He Is Us June 26, 2014 by Frontpagemag.com Editor’s note: Below are the video and transcript to Robert Spencer’s address at the Freedom Center’s 2014 Texas Weekend. … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2014 II

The following is courtesy of Brigadier Rudy and the Super Sabre Society’s “Toss Bomb” newsletter. [Super Sabre = North American F-100] Perhaps those liberated appreciate the sacrifices of Americans in WW II a bit more than we do. About six … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2014

Military service changes a person in deep and lasting ways that are often bittersweet. Those who serve honorably carry with them the satisfaction of having done their duty even amid the pain of a lasting injury or the loss of … Continue reading

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