Category: The Long War Here At Home

A Day to Remember: Memorial Day 2012

A Day to Remember: Memorial Day 2012

| May 26, 2013 | Reply

A friend of mine asked me to pass this along, written by John DeLallo, a veteran. I think it’s a lovely and short reminder that Memorial Day isn’t about an extra day off, a furniture sale, or a cookout. Though those are all good things, none of them would exist as we have them today […]

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Laser Ship. Laser Ship! LASER SHIP!!

Laser Ship. Laser Ship! LASER SHIP!!

| April 11, 2013 | Reply

Two years ago, I wrote this about the U.S. Navy’s plan to develop ship-mounted lasers that could light other ships on fire and shoot missiles from the air. That, folks, is not the best part of this story. I know it may seem like it is, what the the images you now have in your […]

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Mr. President, Let Me Introduce You to the Men Who Fought the Taliban from Horseback

Mr. President, Let Me Introduce You to the Men Who Fought the Taliban from Horseback

| October 23, 2012 | Reply

Monday night, Mitt Romney noted that our Navy is at its smallest strength since 1917. The President responded thusly: “You mentioned the Navy, for example, and that we have fewer ships than we did in 1916…Well, Governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets because the nature of our military’s changed. We had these things […]

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The TSA: Keeping You Safe from Teenagers' Purses and Little Old Ladies

The TSA: Keeping You Safe from Teenagers' Purses and Little Old Ladies

| December 3, 2011 | 1 Reply

Why do we allow the TSA to continue to exist? This is a serious question, folks. There isn’t a person alive who can name one terrorist the TSA has caught, not one plot the agency’s automatons have thwarted with their rigid adherence to rules built by brainless bureaucrats.

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Clearing the Browser Tabs – Ten Years Later and I Still Will Not Submit, 9/11 Sunday Edition

Clearing the Browser Tabs – Ten Years Later and I Still Will Not Submit, 9/11 Sunday Edition

| September 11, 2011 | 1 Reply

Lan Astaslem, in Arabic, means “I will not submit”. Michelle Malkin has adopted it as a motto for how she lives her life as a citizen of the greatest nation history has ever known. I believe I’ll adopt it myself. I rarely tell my story of 9/11, not because it’s traumatic but because I believe […]

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9/11, The New Tet

9/11, The New Tet

| September 11, 2011 | 6 Replies

Ten years ago, soldiers acting on the fatwa, the declaration of war, by the leader of a group bent on the conquest and subjugation of the Western world attacked pre-selected targets in New York City and Virginia. They chose these targets — the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the White House — because they […]

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The Delivery Presents – Two Shows in Once Post? Is This Madness?

The Delivery Presents – Two Shows in Once Post? Is This Madness?

| September 10, 2011 | 2 Replies

Somehow, and I’m completely willing to blame this on a week of events that knocked me completely off-balance for many days, I neglected to post the show notes for Episode 109. Unfortunately, I realized that pretty much right before I sat down to record Episode 110. I decided not to do two separate posts, though, […]

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Give to the Folks Who Give Every Day

Give to the Folks Who Give Every Day

| May 30, 2011 | 1 Reply

I know as well as anyone that things are tight all over, but if you have a few spare bucks, Carol Hall has an excellent cause that could use it. This Memorial Day, I’d like to ask you to be a hero and purchase a Care Package for one of our brave service members. I […]

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The GOP House Intel Chair's Stunning Display of Insult and Ignorance

The GOP House Intel Chair's Stunning Display of Insult and Ignorance

| May 4, 2011 | 20 Replies

I’ve never heard of Rep. Mike Rogers, Republican Chair of the House Intelligence Committee, but I hope the next time I see his name in print it’s because he resigned his position. Obviously, he is not qualified to sit on any committee with the word “intelligence” anywhere in its title or mission. Republican House Intelligence […]

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It's Looking an Awful Lot Like the Deck of the Titanic Around Here

It's Looking an Awful Lot Like the Deck of the Titanic Around Here

| April 27, 2011 | 1 Reply

I’m completely baffled by this move. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Obama plans this week to name CIA Director Leon E. Panetta to replace Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, and Gen. David H. Petraeus, now running the war in Afghanistan, would take the CIA chief’s job in a major shuffle of the country’s top national security […]

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