Happy Veteran’s Day 2019

For this year’s repost, I want to commemorate Veteran’s Day by posting former President Ronald Reagan’s veteran’s day speech. It is truly moving and poetic. Well, thank you, Jack Wheeler, thank you very much. I shall treasure that gift. And to all of you, thanks, and good morning. Before I begin, let me take a moment…

#AmReading – Backlash By Brad Thor

Being a member of Gen Y, I was not familiar with Brad Thor’s espionage series based on his expert fictional spy Scot Harvath. After reading Backlash, I wish I had been. Our protagonist Scot Harvath is captured, following the murder of three close friends. He is taken to Russia by one of the most ruthless…

Happy Independence Day 2019

Independence Day. July 4th. The Fourth of July. It is a day to celebrate when the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence. Ironically, it was actually signed on July 2nd, but the news did not go out to the original thirteen colonies until the fourth. The opening line is one of great inspiration When…

FDR’s D-Day Prayer

On June 6th, 1944, the Allied Nations, including the United States, Britain, Canadian, and several other soldiers from various nations came together to launch an ambitious attack on the beaches of Normandy, France in occupied Nazi Germany. Troops from America landed on what became known as Omaha Beach to assist with the invasion. This helped…

Thanksgiving (Revisited) in 2018

I am going to dispense with the politically correct version of the first celebrated Thanksgiving Feast, and tell it how I believe it happened based on my own studies on the matter. A band of Pilgrims, seeking freedom from religious persecution, fled from the British Empire and set sail on the Mayflower. They endured harsh…