Jul 042016
 

Bunker Hill

I don’t know why it is, but I’m annoyed when people call today the “Fourth of July.” The actual holiday is Independence Day.

Here in the United States, we do not celebrate the date, but the events that happened around this single date in history. The Revolutionary War began in 1775 – some 15 months prior to the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Unfortunately, this basic fact has been lost in the modern educational system and many of the adults walking around are ignorant of it.

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May 232016
 

fallujah

So, I was reading a new article over at Fox (a news source that has less and less credibility with me) about Iraqi soldiers trying to retake Fallujah from Isis.

Quick geography lesson: Fallujah is smack dab in the center of Iraq, and next door neighbors to Baghdad, the country’s capital city and location of our $750 BILLION embassy. (Yeah – 3/4 of a TRILLION dollars.)

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