20 Days

Originally posted on theleansubmariner:
The original article was published on October 14, 2020 prior to the last Presidential election.  There is nothing that has happened in the ensuing forteen months that has changed my opinion much about the character of the man in the White House. The press still shields his family from actual examination…

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Wreaths Across America 2021

Wreaths Across America  From the web site: “Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, our mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 2,500 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad.” Over the past few […]

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6 Days

Originally posted on theleansubmariner:
Who you gonna call? Law enforcement has seen some pretty challenging times over the course of my lifetime. While the fifties were relatively quiet, the sixties set in motion a sea change in how the police were viewed that has resulted in the current crisis. To be fair, the things that…

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21 Days

Originally posted on theleansubmariner:
Happy Navy Birthday I had thought about doing nothing more than my traditional Navy birthday greeting but decided that the current countdown series related to the 2020 election is pertinent to the United States Navy. For the record, I am a volunteer with the Trump Victory team in Pennsylvania serving as…

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Sometime yesterday, the Blog went over 700,000 views. Thanks to all who have visited and continue to support theleansubmariner. There are roughly 1000 posts currently in my searchable files. I hope to increase that number as the year ahead rolls out. It has been a difficult year personally for a number of reasons but my […]

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24 Days

Originally posted on theleansubmariner:
A lot of things can happen in 24 days but one thing is certain. In recent elections, the country has been pulled further and further to its respective polar opposite sides. The Left has gone increasingly towards socialism and large government control of every aspect of life. The right has been…

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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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