Monthly Archives: June 2012

Garryowen…. and God speed.

(Editor’s note: The insignia of E Company, Seventh Cavalry Regt., United States Army; of the period but not a Little Big Horn battlefield find– author’s personal collection.) Each year on this day I pause to remember a brave US Army unit who … Continue reading

Posted in Medal of Honor, Military, Politics, Veterans, War | 28 Comments

Conduct unbecoming…: Long overdue —- Breastfeeding moms in military uniforms reprimanded; photographer fired

I criticize the military a great deal… from the so-called “rules of engagement” that results in unnecessary increased deaths and wounds of our young troops to the recent Air force breastfeeding debacle. See my May 31 post ‘Service before self… unless you’re a member … Continue reading

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June 10, 1964–Republicans end KKK’s democrat party filibuster of the Civil Rights Act

June 10, 1964, was a dramatic day in the United States Senate. For the first time in its history, cloture was invoked on a civil rights bill, ending a record-breaking filibuster by Democrats that had consumed fifty-seven working days. The … Continue reading

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Worse now than then………..

When Dick Nixon disintegrated, Hamlet-like, before a rapt national television news audience every day, it was easy to see the cracks. Each news cycle seemed to bring yet another piece of the third-rate burglary puzzle to light, and each day the … Continue reading

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The Bedford Boys

Like eleven other Virginia communities, Bedford provided a company of soldiers (Company A) to the 29th Infantry Division when the National Guard’s 116th Infantry Regiment was activated on 3 February 1941. Some 30 Bedford soldiers were still in that company … Continue reading

Posted in Heroes, Medal of Honor, Military, Uncategorized, Veterans, War | 2 Comments

The train on the bridge on the tunnel on the freeway to nowhere………

(News Item):  A strong majority of California voters against bullet train project just as Gov. Brown pressures the Legislature to green-light the start of construction, poll finds. This kind of left-wing, pie-in-the-sky public transportation , enviro-whacko debacle has always fascinated me. It’s … Continue reading

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