Monthly Archives: June 2012

Monday, June 11, 2012 News Update

“I think also, that general virtue is more probably to be expected and obtained from the education of youth, than from exhortations of adult persons; bad habits and vices of the mind being, like diseases of the body, more easily … Continue reading

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Sunday, June 10, 2012 News Update

“This was the object of the Declaration of Independence. Not to find out new principles, or new arguments, never before thought of, not merely to say things which had never been said before; but to place before mankind the common … Continue reading

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Saturday, June 9, 2012 News Update

“Let the American youth never forget, that they possess a noble inheritance, bought by the toils, and sufferings, and blood of their ancestors; and capacity, if wisely improved, and faithfully guarded, of transmitting to their latest posterity all the substantial … Continue reading

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Friday, June 8, 2012 News Update

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” –John Adams Troops close to taking Somalia out of terrorists’ control Tensions and … Continue reading

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Past As Prologue?

Yeah I’m paraphrasing Shakespeare… not the first methinks? Over in Russia they have a non-bloody way of dealing with protestors  – fine ’em! Can’t avoid thinking about Tiananmen Square and Syria. You can read about the Russian effort here. Not … Continue reading

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Thursday, June 7, 2012 News Update

“Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual – or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he … Continue reading

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Times are a-changin’

J. D. (another Army guy) has a post up at his place and I stole his title. President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Bob Dylan. He also gave one to Delores Heurta, a Hugo Chavez toady and … Continue reading

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Oh well… Someone Has To Raise the Issue.

Why Hatfields & McCoys broke ratings records: 4 theories, Our pal Greyhawk proposed a hypothesis to explain the phenomenon on FB. “Hypothesis: The History Channel’s “Hatfields and McCoys” was a hit because deep down inside, Americans secretly wish they could go all … Continue reading

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Questions That Don’t Get Asked Enough?

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has been talking about re-tasking our Navy towards the Pacific by 2020 AND he’s taking active steps in that direction. In Singapore and in Vietnam. Although he couches his words carefully China appears to be the focus. … Continue reading

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Sunday, June 3, 2012 News Update

“I am well aware of the toil and blood and treasure that it will cost to maintain this Declaration, and support and defend these States.” –John Adams Panetta open to military relations with Myanmar U.N. official says no to Syria … Continue reading

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