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‘Mission Complete’: Funeral Recalls George H.W. Bush’s Service To God, Family, Country

December 6, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ George H.W. Bush came close to dying young twice, first as a teen from a staph infection and then as a Navy fighter pilot in World War II. But the nation’s 41st president managed to “die young as old as possible,” his son and the 43rd president, George W. Bush, said […]

Another Reason To Remember The Easter And Passover Weekend

March 31, 2018 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky ~ As we celebrate Easter Sunday and the Jewish Passover, we should keep in our prayers and remembrances the many Americans who fought and sacrificed during that same time 63 years ago in the Battle of Okinawa. The event was Operation Iceberg. It was the bloodiest battle and the largest amphibious […]

Remembering Those Who Never Came Home

May 30, 2016 by

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By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ During the mid-2000s, I attended my son’s graduation from the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia, in a ceremony where the commencement address was given by then-Secretary of Defense Bob Gates. Like many who attend graduations, I have no recall of what Gates said to the collective students, faculty, and […]

‘Idol’ Worship: Mass. Town Throws Costly Parade For Hometown Pop Singer, Then Cancels Memorial Day Parade!

May 28, 2013 by

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By Tim Graham ~ On May 4, the town of Beverly, Massachusetts threw a huge parade and concert for 19-year-old “American Idol” contestant Angie Miller, (pictured) who made the top three in the competition.“It’s a great chance to show off our fair city,” Mayor Bill Scanlon said. The city spent $31,200 on security, cleanup and […]

ANZAC Day – Australia – 2009

April 25, 2009 by

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This first image shows troops coming ashore at ANZAC Cove at 8AM on April 25 1915. Today, April 25 is the most solemn of days on Australia’s calendar. It is ANZAC Day, similar to the U.S. Veterans Day. ANZAC is the acronym for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. Australia has been in every major […]