Category Archives: Military

Union wants Marine fired for not paying dues

Via Jules Crittenden (a real libertarian and patriot among the far too many poseurs) comes the story of a retired Marine JROTC instructor whose school is threatening to fire him because he refuses to pay union dues. Maj. Stephen L. Godin, the retired … Continue reading

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6 June 1944: Remembering a day when no cost was too great because humanity was at stake

66 years ago today, the Allied forces of the United States, United Kingdom, France, Poland, and others stormed onto the beaches of Normandy and began the long battle for Europe that would topple the Third Reich. Estimates say the Allies … Continue reading

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Dean Kamen rocks!

Via BlackFive: The inventor of the Segway and founder of FIRST, Dean Kamen, on the development of a robotic arm for the DoD for amputees. Amazing stuff. The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Dean Kamen Colbert … Continue reading

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Fighting war in the public eye

The recent release of a previously classified military video by the website WikiLeaks has once again reignited the firestorm over the nature of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. A central thesis of the people who oppose the war(s) based … Continue reading

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Constitutions, oaths, and people

There seems to be some confusion running around on the internet about the nature of the government of our nation, its founding document, the oath sworn by military members relative to that government and document, and the people. Let me … Continue reading

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