Monthly Archives: April 2011

How the Marines DO IT!

Marines’ ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ repeal training revealed Getting straight to the point, male-on-male kissing is the first scenario Marines are discussing at Camp Pendleton as they learn about the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and what it means … Continue reading

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Saturday, April 23, 2011 News Update

“In questions of power, then, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution.” –Thomas Jefferson Death toll rising in Syria Iraq PM Tells Mullen Iraqi Troops Can … Continue reading

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Men and Women are Different – Who Knew?

Spotlight on Better Uniforms for Female GIs WASHINGTON — Imagine U.S. combat troops and aviators wearing body armor that fits so poorly that it’s tough to position a weapon to shoot, combat uniforms with knee pads that hit around mid-shin … Continue reading

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Friday, April 22, 2011 News Update

“A rigid economy of the public contributions and absolute interdiction of all useless expenses will go far towards keeping the government honest and unoppressive.” –Thomas Jefferson, letter to Lafayette, 1823 Army, Navy add citizenship option to boot camp 9/11 Responders … Continue reading

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The Price?

Don has a question we all should be asking? Has terrorism won? So what is the state doing spending millions on security? No one has every attacked the building, but efforts are on-going tio keep the people out of their … Continue reading

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Incentive!

Akin to something out of Heinlein’s “Starship Troopers” some branches of our military are providing a path the citizenship for those who serve. Army, Navy add citizenship option to boot camp FORT JACKSON, S.C. – Military service has long been … Continue reading

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Thursday, April 21, 2011 News Update

“A Constitution is not the act of a Government, but of a people constituting a government, and a government without a constitution is a power without right.” –Thomas Paine WWII spy relives exploits New terrorism alert system will offer specific … Continue reading

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Wednesday, April 20, 2011 News Update

“To take from one, because it is thought his own industry and that of his fathers has acquired too much, in order to spare to others, who, or whose fathers, have not exercised equal industry and skill, is to violate … Continue reading

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When the Axe Falls, Not IF!

There’s little doubt that the country’s financial situation will precipitate cuts at the DOD. The infighting will be fierce. The Pentagon turf wars have begun, and the politicians are already pushing their agendas. Obama Calls for Sweeping Review of U.S. … Continue reading

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011 News Update

“No taxes can be devised which are not more or less inconvenient and unpleasant.” –George Washington McChrystal cleared in Pentagon inquiry U.S. credit rating outlook lowered by S&P

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