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Monthly Archives: August 2010
Guns and shooting training piece up at Guns & Patriots
I wrote a short piece about firearms coach Ed Chavez a couple weeks ago. An expanded version is now up in the Guns&Patriots section at Human Events.
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Liberals crossing Canadian border raising concerns
Found this article (wink wink) in an airplane forum I frequent. It, with tongue planted firmly in cheek, was too good not to pass along: Allegedly from The Manitoba Herald The flood of American liberals sneaking across the border into Canada … Continue reading
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NRA, don’t piss on my leg and tell me it’s raining
The National Rifle Association’s Executive Director Chris W. Cox begins September’s American Rifleman political report quoting Harry Truman who once said that politicians seeking a friend in Washington, D.C. should get a dog. I would suggest to Mr. … Continue reading
Posted in Opinions and Op-Eds Tagged DISCLOSE Act, gun rights, guns, Lobby, National Rifle Association, NRA, politics, Supreme Court Leave a comment
No honor restored, no dream reclaimed
A number of acquaintances are heading to Washington, D.C., the last weekend of August and I would really like to be there too. It’s the 47th anniversary of the “I Have a Dream” speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., … Continue reading
Posted in Opinions and Op-Eds Tagged August 28. march, D.C., Glenn Beck, rally, Rev. Al Sharpton, Washington 1 Comment
A master wordsmith’s passing a loss to all writers
“America has lost its greatest wordsmith: James J. Kilpatrick has passed away at the age of 89. To those of us in the writing business, the loss is incalculable.” Jed Babbin, no slouch in the art of stringing … Continue reading
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A soldier’s letter up at The Dakota Beacon
I wrote a shorter version of this letter last week, but Steve Cates published this longer piece at The Dakota Beacon, a website worth a look.
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A few photos from the Border Rally
More to come later after I recover from the heat and sunburn of Sunday’s border rally, but I did stop by the old office and a sarsaparilla at Big Nose Kates.
Posted in News and views Tagged Arizona, Barack Obama, border, border security, Brewer, campaign, economy, gun rights, illegal immigration, J.D. Hayworth, John McCain, Mexico, President Barack Obama, SB-1070, smugglers 1 Comment
Outrageous photos from an anti-SB 1070 rally
These photos were sent to me by a good friend who served proudly under the American flag. These types of insults say more about the content of the perpetrators’ character than they do about the SB 1070 controversy. The commentary … Continue reading
Posted in Opinions and Op-Eds Tagged Arizona, border security, Brewer, flag desecration, illegal immigration, Immigration, Jan Brewer, Mexico, SB-1070, smugglers, U.S. flag Leave a comment
Economy, espionage and ethics
Austerity ahead or no recovery is possible Here is a hint of what must inevitably happen in every city, state and federal government organization and department if this country is ever to recover from this economic depression, runaway government … Continue reading
Posted in News and views Tagged Assange, Congress, ecomomy, espionage, ethics, government, Rangel, Waters, Wikileaks Leave a comment
Curses, foiled again!
My grassroots attempt to get Human Events’ White House correspondent and friend John Gizzi the front-row seat in the White House Briefing room was foiled when National Public Radio got the nod from the WH Correspondent Association instead. … Continue reading
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