Category: Project Hero

How Did John McCain Get the Reputation as a Fiscal Hawk Anyhow?

How Did John McCain Get the Reputation as a Fiscal Hawk Anyhow?

| July 9, 2008 | 5 Replies

I’m honestly baffled by otherwise skeptical conservatives when it comes to the subject of John McCain and federal spending. John Hawkins is one of those conservatives who, so far as I can tell, are taking McCain’s fiscal hawkishness completely on faith. Here’s what he says: Then there’s McCain, who has one of the best records […]

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On Memorial Day, 2006

On Memorial Day, 2006

| May 29, 2006 | 4 Replies

Memorial Day is about one thing – remembing the soldiers who traded their lives for ours, who put themselves in between us and danger and spent their lives so that we can have the lives we all live today. In that spirit, I want to draw everyone’s attention to a roster of heroes, collected by […]

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Project Hero: Silver Star Recipient PFC Daniel McClenney

Project Hero: Silver Star Recipient PFC Daniel McClenney

| November 28, 2005 | Reply

The second installment of Q and O’s “Project Hero” tells us the story of PFC Daniel McClenney, who was posthumously awarded the Silver Star for valor in combat in Afghanistan. If you were to look up PFC McClenney’s name on CNN roster of war casualties, here’s what you would read: Pfc. Daniel B. McClenney, 19, […]

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Project Hero: Navy Cross Recipient, 1Lt Brian Chontosh

Project Hero: Navy Cross Recipient, 1Lt Brian Chontosh

| November 20, 2005 | 1 Reply

McQ, writing at Q and O has started something he calls “Project Hero”. Here’s how he introduces it: For those of you that don’t know, I mentioned a few days back that I was surprised to learn 208 Silver Stars had been awarded in Iraq. Apparently heroism isn’t newsworthy enough for most of the MSM. […]

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