Archive for January 2015

Insurgents Not Terrorists in ObamaSpeak

The Taliban are not terrorists according to this administration. Exactly when that change in designation occurred depends on who you ask. And how far back and where you look. According to White House spokesman Eric Schultz at a press conference on Wednesday, “The Taliban is an armed insurgency, ISIL is a terrorist group. We don’t... Read more »

Liam Neeson, Michael Moore and Jane Fonda, Shut Up and Sing

Celebrities have a tendency to ruin my leisure time activities, or at least limit my choices. By not shutting up. In the case of Liam Neeson, I’m saddened that actor is now on the list of those whom I find unwatchable. Because he didn’t just Shut Up and Sing. In Hollyweird, Shut Up and Sing... Read more »
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    Views and opinions from the Gold Star, Military and Veteran perspective are generally different from those of the civilian world. Much of what I write is "their" stories, as told to me as the Gold Star Mother of PFC Andrew Meari, KIA 11/1/10 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. This is how I continue to honor the Oath my son took. I don't like labels or boxes as the former is insufficient to describe a person and the latter limits a person but if you insist, call me a Progressive Republican. I believe in this country, our Constitution and above all, in the rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. I believe our government is supposed to serve the people, not tell them how to live. To me, this is just common sense but since it seems to be a minority opinion, it has become "Uncommon Sense".

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