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Archive for July 2009

Wedensday Hero: SSgt. Darrell "Shifty" Powers

July 29, 2009

This Week’s Hero Was Suggested By Deb SSgt. Darrell “Shifty” Power86 years old from Dickerson County, VirginiaE Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne DivisionJune 17, 2009 The world lost one of it’s true heroes a couple of weeks ago. Darrell “Shifty” Powers passed away on June 17 of cancer. “Shifty” was part of […]

Wednesday Hero: Sgt. 1st Class Gabe

July 22, 2009

Assoluta Tranquillita did a post a few days ago and after last week’s Wednesday Hero felt it would be good to profile Sgt. 1st Class Gabe of the 178th Military Police Detachment, 20th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade. Is it wrong to be jealous of a dog? Be sure to read the Defend […]

Wednesday Hero: Sgt. 1st Class Gregory A. Rodriguez & Jacko

July 15, 2009

Sgt. 1st Class Gregory A. Rodriguez & Jacko35 years old from Weidman, MichiganK-9 unit of the 527th Military Police Company, 709th Military Police Battalion, 18th MP BrigadeSeptember 2, 2008 “I asked Greg if anything ever happened to him where he’d prefer to be buried,” Sgt. Rodriguez’s wife, Laura, told the Morning Sun of Mount Pleasant, […]

Revealing Leftism and Healthcare Lies In the Media

July 13, 2009

For those who wonder just how leftist the media and the country are going, take a look at this CNBC discussion of the second round of AIG bonuses. Kindly notice that Leslie Marshall (from national Radio) and Tanya Acker (from the Huffington Post) are in favor of throwing legal obligations to the wind based on […]

ACLU, Healthcare and the Socialism of America

July 9, 2009

I find it fascinating that people believe the American Civil Liberties Union (ALCU) has a high minded goal of seeing equal liberty for all. This is simply not the case. Have you ever heard of them taking a case to defend Christian rights? No. There are reasons for this. At its heart, the organization is […]

Wednesday Hero: Cpl. Reynold Armand

July 8, 2009

Cpl. Reynold Armand21 years old from Rochester, New York2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary ForceAugust 7, 2007 Reynold Armand didn’t want to wait until he turned 18 to join the Marines. He persuaded his adoptive mother to sign papers allowing him to sign up a year early. “I’m very proud of […]