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DON’T JUDGE A BOOK BY IT’S COVER – LESSONS FROM A SKINHEAD

A Leftist activist decided to smear a man and made assumptions about him — as the Left does — based on hateful, bigoted stereotypes. He called a bald man a “skinhead” because of his appearance and attendance at a “right-wing event,” and was quickly shamed (as much as a Leftist can be) when the man explained that a condition he suffered in the military caused him to lose his hair. The Washington Free Beacon reported:…



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I AM TIRED OF THE USE OF THE WORD HERO!

Every day I hear the misuse of the word hero. I hear the media talking about a celebrity or an athlete being a hero. I hear about reformed alcoholics or drug abusers being called heroes because they are now clean and sober. I hear about a celebrity being a hero for standing up for an injustice somewhere in the world. None of these circumstances or actions makes one a hero. A hero is not someone…


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HIGHLIGHTS FROM A BACKGROUND BRIEFING WITH SENIOR US INTELLIGENCE AND DEFENSE OFFICIALS ON THE DEATH OF OSAMA bin LADEN

At 1:10 a.m. Monday preparations were made for OBL’s religious rites to be given onboard the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier in the North Arabian Sea. In accordance with Islamic practice he was washed and wrapped in a white sheet before being buried at sea at 2am Eastern. His body was placed on board a prepared flat board and then “eased into the sea” at 2 am. During the firefight “he did resist” he was…


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HONORING ANOTHER AMERICAN HERO

Private First Class Austin Staggs of Weatherford, TX was killed on November 29, in the Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, along with 5 of his battle mates. Pfc. Staggs died of wounds suffered when an insurgent attacked their unit with small arms fire. Also killed in the attack were: Sgt. 1st Class Barry E. Jarvis, 36, of Tell City, Ind. Staff Sgt. Curtis A. Oakes, 29, of Athens, Ohio. Spc. Matthew W. Ramsey, 20, of Quartz Hill,…