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WARNING: How the VA "red-flags" patriots by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2019 Gun-grabbing crisis vultures just can't let the latest mass shootings go to waste. "Red flag" laws are now all the rage in the Beltway as the magic pill to prevent homicidal maniacs from wreaking havoc on the nation. Even President Donald Trump... Read More
Give VA Secretary David Shulkin the boot by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2018 Will the VA scandal never end? While the Department of Veterans Affairs secretary lives high on the hog and his lying chief of staff resigns in disgrace while escaping any punishment, legions of vets every day in this country are denied... Read More
Cox and Forkum *** Here's Civil War Gen. John Logan's Order Number 11 designating "Decoration Day," the foundation of Memorial Day. Excerpt: We are organized, comrades, as our regulations tell us, for the purpose among other things, “of preserving and strengthening those kind and fraternal feelings which have bound together the soldiers, sailors, and marines... Read More
Requiem for a VA victim by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2016 What does a suffering military veteran have to do to force an unresponsive government to change its ways? How about self-immolating in front of his VA clinic? Hello, paper-pushers and desk jockeys? Are you there? Would the heat, the smoke and the smell... Read More
Deadly D.C.: The land of no consequences by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2015 In life and leadership, accountability means consequences for bad behavior. In Washington, accountability means yet another congressional meeting about another government scandal perpetrated by tax-subsidized corruptocrats who get away with murder. Literally. This week, the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs will... Read More
Cox and Forkum Honor the fallen by teaching your children and grandchildren what this day is really about: Not ice cream, mattress sales and BBQs, but sacrifice and valor. Here's Civil War Gen. John Logan's Order Number 11 designating "Decoration Day," the foundation of Memorial Day. Excerpt: We are organized, comrades, as our regulations tell... Read More
VA Reform: Another Obama "success story" by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2015 Eight months ago, President Obama put on a grand show for the troops. Surrounded by new Secretary of Veterans Affairs Bob McDonald, assorted politicians, military leaders and a bevy of TV cameras, the commander in chief signed the "Veterans Access, Choice and... Read More
It's not enough and we can never say it enough: Thank you and God bless you to each and every one of our veterans. Thank you for your courage and dedication to serving our nation. Thank you for your service. Thank you for our freedom. We will not forget. Let's all work harder not to... Read More
Mrs. Obama's Operation VA Scandal Distraction by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 Barack and Michelle Obama are quite the diversionary tag-team. He blames everyone else for his problems. She takes credit for progress on his behalf that he doesn't deserve and distracts public attention from his avalanche of failures with endless feel-good photo-ops. While... Read More
Exclusive: Inside the VA's spin-and-stonewall machine by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 The Public and Intergovernmental Affairs Office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is very concerned. No, the communications specialists in the agency are not concerned with veterans in need. They're not concerned with citizens and public officials requesting public information. They're... Read More
Exposed: How the VA red-flags "disruptive" vets by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 Imagine how much better off America's veterans would be if the federal government spent more time delivering actual care and less time compiling tyrannical lists. The death-inducing secret waiting lists for patients are just the tip of the iceberg. Did you... Read More
A fed-up veteran blasts VA's "lie, delay, deny" abyss by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 "They don't care." As Obama administration officials pivot like haywire jewelry-box ballerinas to divert attention away from the nationwide Veterans Affairs disgrace, a reader who has been fighting the system urged me to urge Capitol Hill and the American... Read More
Exclusive: The story you haven’t yet heard about Bowe Bergdahl’s desertion by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 Five years ago, I publicly raised questions about Bowe Bergdahl’s desertion from Blackfoot Company, 1-501 Infantry (Airborne), 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division. A few weeks after his so-called “capture” in late June 2009, three... Read More
Via SFAhq Justice for Taryn and Tanner by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 Behold Canada and America. One country supports the efforts of a U.S. special forces soldier's widow to hold accountable the jihadist who killed her husband and the father of her two young children. The other country helped free that jihadist from... Read More
Cox and Forkum Honor the fallen by teaching your children and grandchildren what this day is really about: Not mattress sales and BBQs, but sacrifice and valor. Here's Civil War Gen. John Logan's Order Number 11 designating "Decoration Day," the foundation of Memorial Day. Excerpt: We are organized, comrades, as our regulations tell us, for... Read More
How America treats illegal aliens vs. veterans by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 A government that fails to secure its borders is guilty of dereliction of duty. A government that fails to care for our men and women on the frontlines is guilty of malpractice. A government that puts the needs of illegal aliens... Read More
The VA's deadly bureaucratic drones by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 At least 40 American veterans are dead thanks to bureaucratic delays at Veterans Affairs clinics. But you wouldn't know it from VA Secretary Gen. Eric Shinseki's bland and bloodless demeanor at a Senate hearing Thursday. He droned on like an apathetic office manager... Read More
Never forget: A newsreel of the Day of Infamy: [youtube Time has published rare photos from the front. Stars and Stripes features remembrances from the nation's oldest vets. On Saturday, the two oldest veterans in America — a pair of 107-year-olds who fought in the Pacific theater 70 years ago — will meet up to... Read More
Donnella Raible, widow of Camp Bastion hero Lt. Col. Raible, has a message for Congress as families of the fallen face denial of death gratuity benefits during the shutdown. She wrote to me this morning: I am so mad about the government not paying the immediate death benefit. Let me explain: The day that Chris... Read More
One year later: Camp Bastion families still fighting for truth by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2013 Next week, "never forget" will resound across America as citizens mark a dozen years since the 9/11 terrorist attack and one year since the bloody disaster in Benghazi. But who will remember the American heroes who came under... Read More
A true American hero gets his due today. Fort Carson soldier Staff Sgt. Ty Carter will receive the Medal of Honor for his bravery, valor, and combat gallantry in Afghanistan. My local newspaper, the Colorado Springs Gazette, spotlighted his inspiring story this weekend. He served in the Marines before joining the Army: In the fall... Read More
An America patriot passed this weekend, but his bravery and leadership will not be forgotten. Medal of Honor recipient Col. Bud Day died at the age of 88. He endured five years of brutal torture at the Hanoi Hilton during the Vietnam War and never broke. Via Military.com: I was honored to meet Col. Day... Read More
Never forget. June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. General Dwight D. Eisenhower called the operation a crusade in which “we will accept nothing less than full victory.” More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the... Read More
Thousands are expected today at the public memorial for slain Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle. He'll be honored at Cowboys stadium. Tomorrow, there will be a 200-mile procession to Austin, where Kyle will be buried. He will not be forgotten. Neither will his friend, Chad Littlefield, also murdered alongside him two weeks ago. Craft International... Read More
Our Disenfranchised Troops Deserve Better by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2012 President Obama must do right by our men and women in uniform. Our troops put their lives on the line to protect our right to vote, but untold thousands of them were unable to cast their own ballots on Tuesday. For shame. Veterans... Read More
October 23, 1983. On that day, 241 U.S. Marines, soldiers, and sailors were murdered as they slept by truck bomb jihadists — who were waging a war on us long before we woke up and started fighting the war against them. The Arlington National Cemetery section on the Beirut Barracks Memorial is here. Our military... Read More
God bless all our soldiers who have served and sacrificed in defense of Old Glory.
Taps Day is done, gone the sun, From the hills, from the lake, From the skies. All is well, safely rest, God is nigh. Go to sleep, peaceful sleep, May the soldier or sailor, God keep. On the land or the deep, Safe in sleep. Love, good night, Must thou go, When the day, And... Read More
God bless our troops. Via Military.com:
Last week, I noted the possibility of a plea deal in the trial of SSgt Frank Wuterich, the last of the U.S. Marines charged in connection to an alleged massacre of Iraqi civilians in the village of Haditha in 2005. (See here. All previous Wuterich trial coverage and Haditha links below.) Today, the plea deal... Read More
At the beginning of the month, I told you about the trial of SSgt Frank D. Wuterich -- the last of the Marines charged in connection to an alleged massacre of Iraqi civilians in the village of Haditha in 2005. The late corruptocrat John Murtha and the New York Slimes convicted and hanged the Marines... Read More
Wishing you all a joy-filled Christmas 2011! Isaiah 9:2-7 The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness— on them light has shined. You have multiplied the nation, you have increased its joy; they rejoice before you as with joy at the harvest, as... Read More
Never forget: A newsreel of the Day of Infamy: Five memorials will be held today for "servicemen who lived through the assault and want their remains placed in Pearl Harbor out of pride and affinity for those they left behind." Here's the official White House statement on this solemn occasion. An old salt remembers: Ninety-one-year-old... Read More
Happy Veterans Day to all who have served our great nation. Thank you for your courage and dedication. Thank you for our freedom. We can't say it enough. A special salute to Marines, who celebrated the Corps' 236th birthday yesterday. From the Boston Herald, a must-read account from one who served and sacrificed (h/t Jules... Read More
It's Flag Day and the Army's 236th Birthday. Don't forget to celebrate!
Never forget. June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. General Dwight D. Eisenhower called the operation a crusade in which “we will accept nothing less than full victory.” More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the... Read More
Taps Day is done, gone the sun, From the hills, from the lake, From the skies. All is well, safely rest, God is nigh. Go to sleep, peaceful sleep, May the soldier or sailor, God keep. On the land or the deep, Safe in sleep. Love, good night, Must thou go, When the day, And... Read More
An American war hero was buried yesterday. We will never forget: Via Larry Alexander at LancasterOnline.com: He was a
Never forget: A newsreel of the Day of Infamy: A survivor on the USS Maryland remembers: Charlie Webb was shaving aboard the USS Maryland on Dec. 7, 1941, when the call to report to general stations went out. The Maryland was on Battleship Row in Pearl Harbor, and Pearl Harbor was being attacked by Japanese... Read More
Happy Veterans Day to all who have served our great nation. Thank you for your courage and dedication. Thank you for our freedom. We can't say it enough. The Military Channel has some excellent Veterans Day videos and tribute features. A few years ago, I had the honor and pleasure of interviewing several Doolittle Raiders... Read More
Late last week, I noted the spate of related shootings in the Beltway area targeting military buildings -- including the Marine Corps Museum in D.C., the Pentagon, and a vacant Marine Corps recruiting station in Chantilly, Va. Ballistics tests have tied all the attacks together. Now, FOX 5 in Washington, D.C. reports another incident involving... Read More
The wall-to-wall campaign coverage has distracted me from noting several terrifying shootings in the Beltway area -- all targeting the military and specifically, the Marines. The shooter is apparently on the loose with a high-powered rifle. Earlier in the week, there were three incidents: Last night, the Marine Corp musem was targe
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Marine Corporal Brian Downard, 24, died of testicular cancer on Monday. He leaves behind a seven-year-old son, Jesse. The American Legion reports that Downard's mother, Brenda, who will now raise Jesse, needs help raising money for funeral and living expenses. From the Burn Pit: Funeral expenses are $14,942.55, a sum that Brenda simply does not... Read More
On Sunday night, several readers e-mailed to let me know about a cartoon in the Imperial Valley (CA) Press that upset them immensely. Reader Marty sent the jpeg. It shows two young skateboarder punks looking up at a campaign poster. The candidate is not identified. He is bald and wears an eye patch. The punks... Read More
From the U.S. Army website: Thank you for all you do to preserve and protect our freedom. *** How they celebrated at COB Speicher in Iraq: o commemorate the rich past of the United States’ oldest fighting force, Soldiers from the Task Force Marne G-6, or communications section, and the Division Special Troops Battalion color... Read More
Paying tribute to those who fought and died to keep America free:
From reader S., a YouTube Memorial Day video tribute set to "Arlington," by Trace Adkins: *** President Obama, as you know, is enjoying basketball and barbecue this Memorial Day weekend in Chicago. Let's hope his staff has straightened him out on the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day by now.
Taps Day is done, gone the sun, From the hills, from the lake, From the skies. All is well, safely rest, God is nigh. Go to sleep, peaceful sleep, May the soldier or sailor, God keep. On the land or the deep, Safe in sleep. Love, good night, Must thou go, When the day, And... Read More
I had the honor of speaking at one of Oliver North's Freedom Alliance events in 2002 about immigration and national security. While there, I met Shannon Spann, the widow of American hero Johnny "Mike" Spann -- the 32-year-old CIA officer and former Marine Corps artillery specialist who was the first American killed in action during... Read More
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