Ernest Hemingway: American Sniper? February 7th, 2017 @ 6:36 am PDT
The first casualty of war is the truth.
On Protests November 11th, 2015 @ 7:26 am PDT
Anti-war books are as likely to stop war as anti-glacier books are to stop glaciers. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
On Neutrality February 22nd, 2015 @ 6:48 am PDT
[W]ith a great moral issue involved, neutrality does not serve righteousness; for to be neutral between right and wrong is to serve wrong. Theodore Roosevelt – February 22, 1915
The Dogs of War November 11th, 2012 @ 2:53 pm PDT
Happy Veterans’ Day! Celebrate by watching this compilation of videos of dogs welcoming their masters home from the field. And a special hat tip to my maternal grandfather Vincent Albanese (1918 – 1986), who fought in WWII as one of Merrill’s Marauders, and to my paternal grandfather Walter Gagne (?? – 2010), who fought in […]
#FridayFive: Badass NCOs July 30th, 2010 @ 6:53 am PDTRead the Friday Five …
The Dogs of War November 11th, 2009 @ 10:06 am PDT
Happy Veterans’ Day! Celebrate by watching this compilation of videos of dogs welcoming their masters home from the field. And a hat tip to my grandfather Vincent Albanese (1918 – 1986), who fought in WWII as one of Merrill’s Marauders. Thanks for everything I have and am today.
Everyone Hates the War June 21st, 2007 @ 11:31 am PDT
Retired Gen. George Washington Criticizes Bush’s Handling Of Iraq War (via BrainLog)
Los Angeles Gas Prices May 7th, 2007 @ 5:57 am PDT
“The cheap stuff” in LA right now is creeping up to $4.00/gal. It’s ridiculous. 17.478 gal x $3.659/gal = $63.95
Homeland Security Is Funny February 21st, 2007 @ 8:48 am PDT
If you have set yourself on fire, do not run. Making fun of “homeland security” still makes me giggle. I remember when I first saw these hysterical warnings just after 9/11. They made me laugh until I cried. A half a decade later I still smile when I see them. Every now and again I’ll […]