Masterful Men and Why We Revere Them
IMPORTANT NOTE: I made a significant mistake in the original post, suggesting that Byron Nelson had been awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, instead of what he actually had been awarded, the Congressional Gold Medal. These are very distinct awards – given for very distinct reasons. It was a mistake in drafting – I knew it was the Congressional Gold Medal (and worked in the | Read More »
What Constitutes a Fight?
When someone says the word “fight,” most of us see images of Ali and Frazier, or perhaps scenes from the movie Rocky. Certainly the fighting of soldiers at Normandy or Iwo Jima come to mind, maybe even a simple fight among high school boys where someone walks away with a bloody nose – or if even talking only about rhetoric, something akin to Patton’s famous | Read More »
A Lesson From Christmas of 1776
The first key vote came in last night. The Democrats got their 60. But there will be several more votes. Yes, this Christmas, the American people face a tyrannical Congress and narcissistic President hell bent on forcing upon them – over their clear opposition – a healthcare bill that will reduce the quality of American healthcare, cost trillions of dollars, increase taxes, empower the national | Read More »
Reading the Healthcare Bill…
After hearing of Ben Nelson’s gutless selling of his soul to the Devil (see Perrin’s post below and numerous news accounts)… I decided I should tune in C-Span 2 to watch the destruction of the Republic as we know it first hand. As I sit and watch the clerk reading the Reid amendment to the healthcare bill on the floor of the United States Senate | Read More »