Category Wars

Midway

If Hindus were terrorists, we’d be fighting Hindus. If Buddhists were terrorists we’d be fighting Buddhists. If atheists were terrorists we’d be fighting atheists. The war against terror has nothing to do with hatred and everything to do with terror.

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Pernicious Pyong-Gang

Welcome to North Korea. You’re free to come in, but not to go out. Behold the power of North Korea. A prison state with endless food shortages, huge electricity problems, starvation, poverty and forced plastic eye-lid surgery for waitresses.

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Espial Adumbrations

The British historian, Timothy Garton Ash, travelling in Poland during the time of the strikes [in the 1980s], asked the demonstrators faced off against the police what they hoped to achieve. The memorable reply: ‘Forty years of socialism, and there’s still no toilet paper!’” (p. 48) The Year that Changed the World: The Untold Story […]

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Just Putting My Flag Out

-Ben

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Surreal Realism

The State in the Third Millennium (van Eck Publishers, 2009) by Prince Hans-Adam II, the Reigning Prince of Liechtenstein, presents an interesting outline for successful government with a look back over history in search of important lessons to direct us through these uncertain times. Right now you might be thinking, “How did Ben dig up […]

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A Spoke in the Wheel

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Incongruous Drivel

Looks like the Gadhafi-Obama relationship is really over now. Obama keeps playing with the idea of “stopping” this wonderful friend of his and acting like Gadhafi is “stubborn” or something… He must listen to Johnnie Ray too much: Don’t, be nice to me Just because I’m your Use to be Forget me, You don’t owe […]

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Confused and Irresponsible

President Obama officially announced that that United States will be pulling out of Iraq on August 31 in the Oval Office. But in his speech he seemed to have confused goals and ideas. Both in his address’ to the troops at Fort Bliss and in the Oval Office, he stated that the war in Iraq […]

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Forgive but Never Forget

65 years ago, on August 6th, Hiroshima, Japan was bombed — making Japan the only country to ever be attacked with an atomic weapon. And U.S. ambassador to Japan, John Roos, attended the Hiroshima memorial ceremony in Japan. This is the first time any U.S. ambassador has accepted the invitation to the ceremony. Why? State […]

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McChrystal Sharp

(You can view the beginning of this conflict here.) Fifty-five year-old four star general (commander and strategist in Afghanistan)  Stanley McChrystal walked into the spotlight this week with remarks recorded and published by Rolling Stone magazine (please note that the article is explicit.) The article quoted McChrystal disrespecting colleagues and superiors in Afghanistan such as […]

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Remember

It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.” -General George S. Patton We must remember those who died for the life of others. Those who have shown ultimate love for their country, and for freedom. Patriotism has known no better definition. Liberty no […]

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An Irreplaceable Role

WARNING: DUE TO THIS BOOK BEING “REALISTIC” THERE IS HEAVY PROFANITY AND MANY WAR-LIKE HARDSHIPS AND SITUATIONS. Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen’s newest book To Try Men’s Souls (2009), is an excellent historical fiction that clearly illustrates the spirit, passion, willingness, courage, and honor that the 2,500 men fighting for freedom displayed in Trenton, […]

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