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Iraq: Blood and Treasure for What? A Combat Marine’s Perspective

June 25, 2014 by

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By Mark Alexander~ “How could a readiness for war in time of peace be safely prohibited, unless we could prohibit, in like manner, the preparations and establishments of every hostile nation?” –James Madison (1788) Many fellow Patriots reading these words served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and/or Operation Enduring Freedom. Many others have family and friends […]

Iraq’s New War – If You’re Not Going To Finish The Job, Don’t Start It!

June 23, 2014 by

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There’s something not quite right happening in Iraq right now. I’d like to write about it, but I’m not sure how to word it correctly to ensure the correct context on the matter, but here goes anyway. It’s a Shi’ite versus Sunni thing, and it always has been, and that is the root cause of […]

The Rise and Fall of the Biden-Obama Policy on Iraq

June 14, 2014 by

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Within 96 hours the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sahel (ISIS) or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, depending on who you are talking to, went from being an active player in Syria and controlling Fallujah and Ramadi to taking over Mosul, Tikrit […]

The Father Of A United States Marine On The Death of bin Laden

May 5, 2011 by

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Most of the people of the world are rejoicing over the news of the death of Usama bin Laden. I am one of them. The man that many consider to be the mastermind of the September 11th attacks is gone. Contrary to the views expressed by some, the death of bin Laden does not signal […]

Getting Re-Elected Is More Important Than Lives Of Our Troops

October 4, 2010 by

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(I first took Kanjorski to task about this in 2008. It made me furious then, now that my daughter is a United States Marine I want this fraud out of office even more.) The man in the video below is Pennsylvania 11th District Congressman Paul Kanjorski. During his 25 years as a Congressman, Paul Kanjorski […]

The Two Year Itch

September 14, 2010 by

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By Burt Prelutsky People used to talk about the seven year itch as the time in a marriage when one or both spouses was likely to start fantasizing about hooking up with another man or, as is more often the case, another woman. Well, I’ve reached that point. Not with my wife, you understand, but […]

The Ground Zero Mosque and The War of Ideas

August 28, 2010 by

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The Palestinians used this “legitimization” tactic against the nation of Israel, as did Hezbollah in southern Lebanon; now the Cordoba House instigators are using it against America. It's a a pro-fundamental Islamist/pro-Sharia “attack,” in the ideological war (or war of ideas) between fundamentalist Islam and the West.