Monthly Archives: December 2014

Our Christmas Peace protected by their strength

December 25, 2014
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Our Christmas Peace protected by their strength

On the night of December 25, 1776 General George Washington led his troops across the Delaware River to surprise Hessian forces the next morning in what history records as the Battle of Trenton. It was the first Christmas military engagement of American armed forces. A year later 12,000 members of the Continental Army entered Valley…

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A very crappy CRomnibus Christmas

December 20, 2014
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A very crappy CRomnibus Christmas

To the players of power that sit atop their  political parties and the personalities in the legacy news organizations that protect those political parties it was just short of a Christmas miracle; A grand compromise delivered in the most bipartisan fashion. To the corporate executives in their corner offices it was pennies from heaven; billions…

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Twas the night before CRomnibus

December 18, 2014
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Twas the night before CRomnibus

This past weekend John Boehner, Harry Reid, and Barack Obama came together in grand “bi-partisan compromise” to pass one of the largest betrayals of the American voter in modern times.  Known as CRomnibus, it funds the Department of Homeland Security through February 27th, and the rest of your federal government through September 30th, 2015 complete…

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Feinstein’s CIA report a hack job without context

December 11, 2014
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Feinstein’s CIA report a hack job without context

On Tuesday, Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Senator Dianne Feinstein took to the Senate floor to quote from her committee’s report on CIA interrogation methods during the Bush years saying in part: “detainees were subjected to the most aggressive techniques” and that they were diapered, stripped naked, deprived of sleep, kept in darkness with loud noise…

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Our “too hard” is nothing to their sacrifice: Pearl Harbor at 73

December 7, 2014
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Our “too hard” is nothing to their sacrifice:  Pearl Harbor at 73

Every year at this time I ask readers to travel back to a time when in just two hours, the dreams of a nation were forever changed and the lives we live today were forged. But first, a view of the platform from which we will depart. On the rare occasion when I get a…

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