There is one thing about laid up with an injury for a period of time-it provides opportunity to watch your stacked up movies on your Netflix list. So it was one recent Saturday when I finally got to watch the 2005 release of The Ninth Company a Russian production about a paratroop company that served […]
A story in the UK’s Telegraph tells the story of a Royal Marine Commando who was tried and convicted of the murder of a wounded Taliban fighter. The story can be found here. The marine did not deny he shot the Taliban fighter but maintains he believed the man already dead. In other words in […]
I was fourteen-years old and in the hospital. I had fallen in a cement culvert while walking across a plank. I never said I was all that coordinated! I broke my left arm shattering the elbow in five places. A surgery was required to fix the arm. To this day I retain one of the […]
This is a promo for my new second blog titled Church, State, Faith and Culture. Creeping Islam, Creeping Sharia
Military History has many examples of where the few stood against the many. The few often paying the ultimate price and dying to the last man. Perhaps the most famous few against the many is the 300 hundred Spartans and 700 Thespians facing thousands of Persians at Thermopylae in 480 BC. But the other day […]
Church, State, Faith and Culture I’ve started another blog titled above to better categorize my interests. Check it out if it appears to interest you.
CAIR chief claims Muslims discovered America first | The Daily Caller. CAIR (the nice sounding Council on American-Islamic Relations) is a front group for Islamic Jihadists lest anyone think this organization is really about civil rights and American-Islamist relations. That claim however is not the most asinine claim in the article. The claim that Islam “discovered” […]
The New Cold War – Iran and the West Collide » Armchair General.
The Israeli military routinely warns the civilians Hamas hides behind of impending attacks. See below. How often does Hamas warn Israeli civilians of an impending rocket attack? How about never? Recent leaflet dropped to the residents of Gaza by the IDF: To the residents of Sheikh Ijleen, Tal al Hawa, Remal al-Janoub, Zeitoun neighbourhood, Shoujaiyat […]
MSNBC: Hamas Rockets Actually Don’t Do That Much Damage You Know One of the things we hear from President BO is that “Israel has the right to defend itself.” It sounds nice but the statement is full of subtleties. For example, while the US and UK (and others) are for Israel defending itself they are […]