Category Archives: Military

Flag Day and Happy Birthday to the U.S. Army

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Saturday is Flag Day.

In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on that day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.

The United States Army also celebrates the Army Birthday on this date; Congress adopted “the American continental army” after reaching a consensus position in the Committee of the Whole on June 14, 1775.

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Some News for Today – June 9, 2014

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The news for today is typical of what we’ve come to expect in the Obamanation. Chaos. Misdirection. Cloward and Piven. Alinsky. Lies.

More of the same old, same old.

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70 Years Ago Today, the Greatest Generation Saved the Free World …

Let not their sacrifices be in vain.

D-Day, June 6, 1944:

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An Unconstitutional Power Grab

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Recently, a disturbing story hit the national mainstream media, although it has been discussed in the blogosphere for quite a while. More recently, the story showed up at the Drudge Report, guaranteeing wider coverage.

Better late than never. It’s good to see that some in the mainstream media are willing to play catch up and to sound an alarm that we’ve been clanging from the beginning of the Obama administration. This particular story involves Obama’s Department of Defense (DOD) and an apparently ultra vires directive they “quietly” issued.

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TGIF!!! Happy Friday Open Thread

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Wishing everyone a Happy Friday and a wonderful weekend.  This is the last weekend in March.  Will we hear anything from the CCP or are they waiting for April Fool’s Day?

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An African Imposter and a Dream

Here’s an interesting scenario, about an African with a false identity, which he used to dupe Americans: [emphasis added]

Federal prosecutors say a man from Nigeria pretended to be a U.S. soldier serving in Afghanistan to woo and bilk American women.

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69 Years Ago Today: The Battle of the Bulge

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Today marks the 69th anniversary of The Battle of the Bulge.

In late 1944, in the wake of the allied forces’ successful D-Day invasion of Normandy, France, it seemed as if the Second World War was all but over. But on December 16, with the onset of winter, the German army launched a counteroffensive that was intended to cut through the Allied forces in a manner that would turn the tide of the war in Hitler’s favor. The battle that ensued is known historically as The Battle of the Bulge. The courage and fortitude of the American Soldier was tested against great adversity. Nevertheless, the quality of his response ultimately meant the victory of freedom over tyranny.

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