From a friend and contributor, Ray Kasey, this covers many of the pilots alive today from the Vietnam War. Each has his tale. Cade Martin a fine photographer and patriot.
Just click “Overwar” to open.
You won’t see it any better presented than this. Courtesy of friend, Mike Collins, RVN 1967
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On this Memorial Day, add this short piece to your Great Awakening file, for it gives you some idea how words and mere looks can scare the bejeezus out of America’s enemies, just in the knowledge that the fight they have started with us will not be over until one of the other side is destroyed. Japan miscalculated. Germany miscalculated.
And now has the American Left. We will be looking at how we can best convey to that, so that they ... Continue Reading →
Her name is Maria Georgieva, and I have known her for over 20 years. I last saw Mimi in 2008 just after I began writing at RedState. Their baby, Georgi, was only two or three then. Now her children are 20,18 and 14. For Many Easters I would send them Peeps, those little packages of 100% sugar candy baby ducklings that are guaranteed to rot kids’ teeth out.
Mimi had a prominent sales location at the very prestigious open air market ... Continue Reading →
Below is a piece by Carol Brown and published by American Thinker, Apr 29, 2020.
I add an editorial comment here, for it is not just an historical comparison of deadly viruses, but both are within living memory for our Vietnam Generation… and for those of us in our 60s-and-70s today, for some reason the ’68 flu sort of slipped our minds even though we had lived through it…perhaps because we were in our 20s then, when we saw things ... Continue Reading →
“Long Black Veil” was written in 1959 by Danny Dill and Marijohn Wilkin. I first heard it on a Kingston Trio LP around 1963. We had a folk group in those days, and in our neck of the woods, deep mountain Appalachia this sort of song touched a central theme of life in the mountains, a dark fatalism.
It’s a dark story of a man who was with his best friend’s wife when a murder took place in the town and ... Continue Reading →
When you get your butt kicked all sorts of lessons from history come to mind. But when that butt-kicking is self-inflicted the analogies narrow
The lessons most learned from the Republicans’ self-immolation in the failure of their Obamacare repeal (sic) in 2017, then hand-over of the House in 2018, are that our own history proves these are sometimes unavoidable, but necessary, losses to point out weaknesses in our old thinking about things, and how we have to change all that if ... Continue Reading →
(Kinda long, over 9000 words, you may want to read in 2-3 sessions, but printed in full.)It was just 30 seconds into the mission to kill Osama bin Laden in May 2011 when special operations Chinook pilot Chief Warrant Officer 5 Douglas Englen heard the call of “Black Hawk down” come over his radio.
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