A Rock and a Hard Place

A rock and a hard place. I remember the first time I took the oath of enlistment. I was seventeen and very wet behind the ears. I knew about service because of my Dad and both grandfather’s experience in the World Wars. But as we repeated the words (inserting our own names at the appropriate […]

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The Most Important Letter I have Ever Written – Winston Churchill

March 11, 1941 – Roosevelt Signs the Lend-Lease Act Between 1935 and 1937 Congress passed three “Neutrality Acts” that tried to keep the United States out of war, by making it illegal for Americans to sell or transport arms, or other war materials to belligerent nations. Supporters of neutrality, called “isolationists” by their critics, argued […]

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Postscript – 2020

As the final count continues and the “ballots” continue to arrive seemingly from thin air, I have decided to archive all of the countdown posts form the past three weeks. I have to admit that it was discouraging to see how many people in the country that I love willing to trade their freedom for […]

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2 Days

As we approach the end of the first year of the Biden “presidency” Its not a bad idea to examine why things are as horribly bad as they are. For one thing, they told us up front what they were going to do. Its all in black and white and there should be no surprise […]

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3 Days

Taking things easy this morning. The TV has been mostly off with the exception of watching a few documentaries. One of them was about the real reason the Titanic sank.  Anyone who is above the age of thirty has probably seen one version or another of the sinking of this unsinkable ship. When you look […]

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