APACHE BLUES: The Soldiers Unknown documents two filmmakers’ 8,000 mile journey across the country to separate fact from fiction in what they have been taught about the Vietnam War
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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.
Novelized account of a period during author’s enlistment as an infantryman in which he got caught between a girl and the Afghanistan campaign
Dispatches from the 2016 election that provide an eerily prescient take on our democracy’s uncertain future, by the country’s most perceptive and fearless political journalist.
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 […]
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 […]
Mr. Dylan said “these songs didn’t just come out of thin air.”
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 […]
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 […]
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’ […]
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 […]
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”
Award-winning author Gary Slaughter releasing memoir chronicling riveting first-hand experience as a Cold War Naval officer
60 incredible stories shows new insights into everyday life on the Cold War front line
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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Get new book by Robert M. Fletcher, Sr., Major USAF (ret.); a heartwarming account of 25 years’ service in the U.S. Air Force
In his iconoclastic and controversial study, Norman G. Finkelstein moves from an interrogation of the place the Holocaust has come to occupy in global culture to a disturbing examination of recent Holocaust compensation settlements.
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.
A bold review of Shlomo Sands new book which explores the history of the Jewish people in the holy land.
RISE is the veteran’s eCommerce business guide with step by step instructions for starting your own business and guiding it to profitability. Military veteran entrepreneur Wes O’Donnell leads the way with crucial insights, tips and a wealth of veteran-specific resources that are available along the journey.
Eight years ago, an old man told me a story that took my breath away. His name was Louie Zamperini, and from the day I first spoke to him, his almost incomprehensibly dramatic life was my obsession.
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.
What Sandberg advocates is even less worthwhile than identity politics.
After years of tip-toeing around the too-big-to-fail banks – despite their key role in devastating the world’s economy – the U.S. government has finally signaled a couple of fraud prosecutions.
Reflecting on his accomplishments, he said “I just played the game harder.” He hoped to be remembered as “the person who wrote the best sentences of his time.” He thought of himself as a modern-day Voltaire.
Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America’s War Machine Michael Hastings hard-hitting new book. See “politically correct imperialism,” why the military brass is obsessed with its legacy, and why we’re stuck in post-9/11 thinking
As Veterans Day approaches, we are reminded that few World War II veterans remain to tell their stories, and fewer still will write them.
‘War is pathological, not the soldiers who experience it, writes Lori Holyfield. New book explains the emotional trauma that warriors receive and bring home if they continue their lives after War