Happy Independence Day

I hope that each and every one of you is having a happy Fourth of July. The “happy” part of that is significant, and I sincerely hope that you have the skill and the circumstances to achieve it. Skill? Yes. Thomas Jefferson, the primary author of the Declaration of Independence, wrote one of the most oft-quoted lines in history describing unalienable rights including life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Someone suggested to me today that: […]

Merry Christmas

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May the Christmas cheer at this time of year Lift you high and ease your loads Of all faiths and creeds, each of us still needs To find joy along our roads […]

Thank You, Veterans

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A Thank You to Veterans I’m proud of two young men who served as sergeants in Iraq We’re fortunate; they went in ’91, and both came back […]

Happy Fourth of July!

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The Independence Journey Tomorrow I travel Across this great land And try to unravel How all this began I look to the mountains And gaze at the sea Are these where the fountains Of freedom might be? The fields full of crops The deep sylvan glade The bustling shops Where the future is made… […]

Google Immemorial

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They were briefly shamed into it, but for most of Google’s existence this anti-US, stridently left-wing organization has refused to commemorate anything to do with the United States military. […]

Memorial Day

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Memorial Day we gather and pay homage to our fallen Who gave themselves completely in response to duty’s callin’ Some joined to see the world, some thought “Adventure! Education!” And others drawn by kinship with the proud that guard our nation

But trials and training molded them into a joined precision That holds our cause […]

Memorial Day

Memorial Day we gather and pay homage to our fallen… […]

Japan’s Recovery, One Year Later

This very striking set of images shows Japan’s recovery, so far, from the earthquake and tsunami that occurred one year ago. […]

Andrew Breitbart, RIP

Andrew Breitbart, journalist titan and founder of the “BIG” websites (BigGovernment.com, BigJournalism.com, BigPeace.com et cetera) passed away early this morning, apparently of natural causes. […]

A Joyful Yuletide (with High Technology)

May the Christmas cheer at this time of year / Lift you high and ease your loads / Of all faiths and creeds, each of us still needs / To find joy along our roads […]