Archive for 3, July 2008

This anit no peace part II…

Posted in politcs, rankers with tags , , , , , on 3, July 2008 by chockblock

It looks like FARC in Columbia is finished. Abu Sayyaf has been reduces to a few bandits. Even the Germans are noticing improvements in Iraq. The radical 60’s left is trying to work inside the system now instead of trying to destroy the country.

And yet we have a presidential hopeful who has ties to terrorists. That’s ok because his party is

Peace is always for sale, but no one is buying. You cannot appease Evil. give radicals and terrorists an inch and they will take a mile, over your bruised and bloody body.

So we fight, train and undermine the forces of evil. Patriotism can be a relative thing for those on the left. Those of us on the right, patriotism lives in everyone who works to make this country safe and better. Rather than criticize my country, blame it or say sod it all and ignore the problems, I enlisted. Some work in their communities to actually make them better, not further their political careers. Others teach, become doctors or donate to charity. Selfless service is just that. Giving of your self despite the costs. Peace come from hard work, not chanting, not protests or rallies. Hard, gritty, dirty work.

The left just can’t get that:


New Silver dollar…

Posted in Uncategorized with tags on 3, July 2008 by chockblock

My wife is blind. At a distance of five feet she can tell what I am wearing, but can’t read the letters of my name on my uniform.

It seems like a little thing, but trust me this helps a lot:

Officials unveiled the prototype of the first U.S. coin with readable Braille characters on Wednesday — a silver dollar commemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Louis Braille, the creator of the alphabet for the blind.
A new silver dollar commemorates the birth of Louis Braille, the creator of the alphabet for the blind.

The coin’s display opened the National Federation of the Blind’s annual convention in Dallas.

source: CNN.COM