If we’re to go down, let us go down swinging . . .
I grew up in rural Mississippi, and was witness to a real American story, fully of both success and failure. My father, like generations of my family before him, was a farmer. Farming was a profession through which my family and prospered and suffered for generations. At the time we were suffering, and he made a bold move. He left that noble and familiar profession | Read More »
A battle, not the war
As of now, we have won nothing. The 2012 election was merely one battle in a war of ideologies, and those who call themselves our allies aren’t always fighting with us. Mitch McConnell and other Senate GOP leaders had to be bullied into embracing the “no earmarks” pledge, and others still don’t get it. It’s not that earmarks represent a huge portion of Federal spending; | Read More »
For Such A Time As This
Dr. Jeffrey “Jake” Baker Edmond OK I recently wrote a letter to a friend. Some of the letter is personal and has been redacted but at his insistence I have placed the rest of the letter here. A bit of an unusual posting I agree … but perhaps after reading it will encourage you and help understand your role or calling … For Such A | Read More »
, Great Awakening
, Small Government
, United States
, Washington D.C.
Military vehicle (APC) with connecting trailer. MRAP replacement design concept.
Introducing HUMPBAC – an armoured personnel carrier with a connecting doorway from the rear of the vehicle to walk through into the armoured passenger trailer. Tickets please! HUMPBAC Hinged Under-floor-Mine-Protection Battle-ready Armoured-personnel Carrier Copyright © Peter Dow, 7th August, 2010. View bigger image in a new window HUMPBAC Features Trailer bolts firmly to the rim of the vehicle forming a rigid joint Rear section of | 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 »