Today is May 28th. Today is Memorial Day. Our front page today has several excellent posts honoring the holiday. In today’s header, I included the Eagle, Globe, and Anchor, the emblem of the Marine Corps, my branch of service. But I truly honor and am grateful for the service of every single member of the United States Armed Forces, the world’s greatest fighting force. The Denver Post has a good slideshow of photos from the ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery here. And in lieu of my usual “on this date” format, I’m including a tribute video that first ran at RedState on Memorial Day in 2011. Semper Fi!
Consider this an Open Thread.
Remembering our guardians at the gate | Rep. Allen West
“General Logan asked that we cherish ‘tenderly the memory of our heroic dead, who made their breasts a barricade between our country and its foes. Their soldier lives were the reveille of freedom to a race in chains, and their deaths the tattoo of rebellious tyranny in arms. We should guard their graves with sacred vigilance.'”
Video: MSNBC observes Memorial Day | Hot Air
“Yesterday, MSNBC and its host Chris Hayes called that recognition warmongering in an incoherent, rambling statement that will haunt the channel and its host for a very long time”
Caller to Lee Stranahan Show Claims to Be My Swatter | Patterico’s Pontifications
“This was an update to my post about the hoax call that sent police to Erick Erickson’s house — but I think it deserves its own post. I was on a podcast with Lee Stranahan last night about Kimberlin and the swattings. You can hear it here.”
Swatter Reward For Info That Convicts This Coward | Lee Stranahan
“I’m personally offering $1000 and my friend Brandon Darby kicked in $1000 and thanks to people who have committed in, the reward commitment is at $1225 $2550! (See below if you want to help.)
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES His supporters are going to say “no he didn’t, he just told you what someone else called him.” But that’s because those people are dishonest and think you are stupid. He called him a pussy, in as snidely and as “cute” a way as possible. And yes, just like his F-bomb from the weekend that he lied about, he | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES You know what they hate? Being called harpies. It’s sexist, you see, because you aren’t allowed to insult someone from a protected gender. And that’s part of the problem isn’t it? Take a look: My friend and fellow Truth Revolt writer Paul Bois has new project out this month, a film, that confronts the radical feminist (read: anti-male) movement | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES While there’s no doubt that in a lot of ways, Obama is successful as a president in that he set out to reshape the country in his image and has succeeded in frightening ways, there have also been several examples Obama being a fairly incompetent leader who is prone to shoot himself and the country as a whole in the foot. Case | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES As the Republican primary season kicks into high gear, a debate is playing out among various groups as to how one effectively takes down Donald Trump. Dave Weigel writes about this, live from New Hampshire, at the Washington Post, covering an ad that Rick Wilson and I created for the anti-Trump SuperPAC, Make America Awesome. In essence, as Weigel notes, | Read More »