A discussion was happening on a gun forum about the ‘what would you do’ kinda thoughts when seeing events on the news. This is good to do because a lot of those questions need to be answered BEFORE the situation comes up. Ok. What I was discussing was the concept of planning vs. doctrine. You […]
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Planned Parenthood receives a lot of federal funding but continues to say that that funding is not being used to fund abortion operations… I am reminded of the pachinko parlors I went into in Okinawa. I think they legalized gambling in Japan last year but, back then it illegal. The pachinko parlors had a pass though […]
I was in a Twitter conversation yesterday with some folks… This is the tweet that started the whole thread: pic.twitter.com/OsaHoGxQJ7 — real tankie hours (@tankietakes) June 22, 2017 The fact that the guy flip-flopped his stance to agree with someone else is what caught my attention…lol. Either he flip-flopped, or he has no clue that […]
On behalf of myself and my fellow veterans, I want to say how appreciative we are that our service is recognized favorably. There have been times in our nation’s history when this was not the case as a general rule. It is a good environment to be a veteran nowadays. On Memorial Day weekend, everyone […]
The last few years has seen a gathering happen. Not the Highlander kinda gathering but…well, maybe kinda…lol Thanks to facebook, I have come back into contact with Marines that I served with years ago. We had our first ‘reunion’ in the Fall of 2013. I think six of us got together with a few wives […]
The scene is set. Mid April, 1775. The British had been routed at Lexington and Concord by colonial militia. The British regulars, initially, had the upper hand against the colonists but as the engagement went on, colonists descended on the area and the British turned and made their way back towards Boston under heavy harassment.
Today we celebrate the adoption of a document that was to become one of the most monumental entries in human history…The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America. Something like that isn’t just a spur of the moment decision. This document listed grievances. All of which had previously been brought before the British Legislature and had returned […]