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Heroes, Veterans and Wars

Heroes, Veterans and Wars

I have absolute and immense respect for living and fallen veterans.   I have no doubt they were and are heroic in their fortitude and efforts. 

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Quick Hitters

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Quick Hitters

Wait what the hell just happened! Obama tells Trump “Don’t make Flynn NSA Chief!”so He did! A bitter Hilarity ensues! Fifty Years of Blonde on Blonde! Irish Taliban Investigates Stephen Fry for Blasphemy ! You really can’t make this shit up! Well, that’s one debate settled. America and Great Britain are both largely populated by […]

Introducing Storysuits: MN Vet Empowers Young Girls by Creating Storysuits & Writing Children’s Books

Introducing Storysuits: MN Vet Empowers Young Girls by Creating Storysuits & Writing Children’s Books

Storysuits has launched the highly anticipated first book Monkey Do Good and Storysuit on Kickstarter. Josh Mozingo, Storysuits founder and author, followed in his father’s footsteps and joined the Marine Corps in 2004. After attending boot camp at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego he was assigned MOS 1371, Combat engineer. He was assigned to MWSS-273 and deployed to Iraq in 2006.

Patriots Day – “A Must-See” Movie

Patriots Day – “A Must-See” Movie

Disaster will strike. On January 13, 2017, the movie PATRIOTS DAY by Peter Berg, the director of Lone Survivor and Deepwater Horizon, hits theaters – and this is one movie that should be required viewing for all. PATRIOTS DAY is the powerful story of the Boston Marathon bombing and a community’s courage to respond and […]

Terry Tweedie’s book shares his father’s wartime story

Terry Tweedie’s book shares his father’s wartime story

COFFS HARBOUR, Australia– After sharing with an Australian Vietnam War veteran his father’s story as a prisoner of war on the Burma Railway in 1942, he encouraged Terry Tweedie to write a book. It prompted him in writing the story of his father in “Don Tweedie Fighting Bandsman’s Last Stand” (published by Xlibris AU). This […]

Dispatches from Wolf Country == More Mid Week Blues

Dispatches from Wolf Country == More Mid Week Blues

Like so much that is wonderful, it’s a myth… So, like so much that is wonderful in the lives of poets, politicians, and pontificating fools, it’s a myth. The story goes that on Easter Monday, 1916, as the Irish Citizen Army and the Irish Republican Army took to the streets and started the battle that […]

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Listen and Read

Dispatches from Wolf Country —  Listen and Read

  Easy to get lost in the avalanche of great stuff being done today… Doing the Indie thing before it was a concept, let alone a thing… Earnest song writer driven rock and roll that doesn’t have a home… There are an incredible amount of good books, great music and some interesting visuals hitting us […]

Sea Stories: Loss of Appetite

Sea Stories:  Loss of Appetite

by Gary Slaughter, Author of Sea Stories: A Memoir of a Naval Officer (1956-1967) During the late summer of 1963, U.S.S. Cony (DDE 508) was assigned to assist in the Operational Readiness Inspections (ORI) of two nuclear ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs). The most significant aspect of the ORIs involved the actual firing of the submarines’ […]

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Making Sense Of the Senseless

Dispatches from Wolf Country — Making Sense Of the Senseless

Trump Triumph of the Will and Clinton Love Fest in context made it hard to focus… “I’m going to share with you a wonderful little civics lesson about the glory of our system of government: Everybody hates everybody.” — “Luke” BrainDead The Term Kiosk is French and should be avoided! I’ve been struggling to make […]

Legendary Ace Flies His 100th Aircraft in “the Birthplace of Naval Aviation”

Legendary Ace Flies His 100th Aircraft in “the Birthplace of Naval Aviation”

95-year-old, 29 1/2-year veteran famous for being the single-known ace to achieve victories against both German and Japanese aircraft during WWII and later becoming a stunt pilot for 20th Century Fox film “Tora Tora Tora” in 1969, flying his 100th aircraft above “the birthplace of naval aviation”

Dispatches from Wolf Country: Why Trump Matters Existentially

Dispatches from Wolf Country:  Why Trump Matters Existentially

One of the points brought home sharply in Sarah Bakewell’s At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails…  is the problem the founder’s of the movement had with the problem of being authentic. By authenticity,  Sartre, de Beauvoir and Camus among others were struggling with the need to achieve a level of integrity beyond simply […]

VA Wait Times Falsified While Veteran Suicides Climb

VA Wait Times Falsified While Veteran Suicides Climb

Last week USA Today reported that “Employees at 40 VA medical facilities in 19 states and Puerto Rico regularly “zeroed out” veteran wait times.” The manipulation of the data masked the growing demand on services, preventing a response to plus up services where needed. As a result, some veterans simply died waiting on services because […]

Shell Shock: A “Faction” Novel that will make you think

Shell Shock: A “Faction” Novel that will make you think

It’s summer time. And while I could certainly report on the failed efforts and initiatives of congress or which presidential hopefuls really have veterans’ initiatives at heart, I’m pausing that drama to bring you information on something far more intriguing to me at the moment – Dr. Steve Stahl’s Shell Shock.

REVIEW: World Order by Henry Kissinger

REVIEW: World Order by Henry Kissinger

Henry Kissinger is at it again with his new book WORLD ORDER. Join Johnny Punish as he intros the book and gives you a little bit of a review while you decide for yourself if this guy is relevant or just an archaic relic from days long gone.

New ebook from Mike Palecek

New ebook from Mike Palecek

Mike is co-host with Chuck Gregory of The New American Dream Radio Show which features commentary by assorted columnists including Jim Fetzer, Sherwood Ross, Anthony Rayson, and many others.

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