This is a story published in the Port of Pittsburgh, Official Publication of the Navy League of the United States, Pittsburgh Council Jan-March 2014 Volume 18 No.1 edited by Katherine Kersten, written by Bob MacPherson (aka theleansubmariner) “The most expensive thing in the world is a cheap Army and Navy,” Congressman Carl Vinson On March […]Read More The “Georgia Swamp Fox” that Fathered the Two Ocean Navy – Carl Vinson
Warning – Warning – Warning Purely political rant coming on!!! "In 1997, Holder made history … when President Clinton nominated him to be the deputy attorney general. Holder was quickly confirmed several months later by a unanimous vote in the Senate. He was the first African-American elected to the position" Every Senator who was […]Read More How well do you know Eric Holder?
Whether you are a gun owner or not, this was a good day for America. The law triumphed over manipulation by those who would seek to circumvent it. The Constitution has been pulled, pushed, prodded, poked and pissed on by people who don’t like the things it says. Despite that, it has managed to survive […]Read More This was a good day for America… and I hope it lasts
What an insidious sickness we have submitted ourselves to in the name of “comity”. A group of good old boys (and girls) have entrenched themselves on the shores of the Potomac in an almost ironclad posture that has been strangling the life out of America’s freedoms. How did we get here? Frankly, […]Read More “… the decorous quarters of the Senate”
Over the weekend I found myself watching one of the cable stations that plays old westerns. The movie was an oldie starring Randolph Scott in a very interesting role for him. He was actually a bad guy who was pretending to be a good guy. The movie was probably made later in his career when […]Read More You wouldn’t shoot an unarmed man would you?
As we opened the new year (2013) I was thinking about how precarious life has become in this new age. A majority of the voters thought enough of Obama to reelect him last year. It would seem that there is a broad spectrum of support for taxing other people in the interest of “fairness”. The […]Read More 1913 was a very unlucky year – an entire country lost its freedom
With all the focus on the elections in early November please remember the sacrifices of the men and women who make that day possible. Congress made November 11th a day to remember Veterans then promptly forgot to hold the people responsible for their care accountable. The backlog of unresolved cases at the VA is higher […]Read More A Date to Really Remember in November (and Everyday)
Look up the word exceptional in the dictionary and a few of the words stick out right away: Rare Unusual Superior Extraordinary By extension, the word exceptionalism is the condition of being exceptional which includes all of those superlatives. It is the belief that something as large as a country does not have to […]Read More Exceptional – Does it matter to you?
Well, actually, I just said it out loud as I was talking to my best friend. So technically, I really just did hear it. Was it a trusted source? Yes, yes. I trust my source with my life. Can it be verified? Well, it gets a little tricky here. I can verify that I heard […]Read More I just heard… Harry Reid might be a Chinese communist