Category Archives: USA

The United States is not a Nation

Earlier this month, prominent names in the conservative movement gathered in Washington, DC, for a conference on “National Conservatism.” Speakers included such luminaries as Tucker Carlson, Peter Thiel, J.D. Vance, John Bolton, Michael Anton, Rich Lowry, Yuval Levin, and Josh … Continue reading

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Happy Moon Day! – STM

The first Moon landing was 50 years ago today (yesterday – KL). We’re celebrating today with Moon cookies (chocolate chip cookies with the chips mushed in while they are warm, making little craters). We should be celebrating today on the … Continue reading

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Class act

Forrest Gump star Gary Sinise, who played the role of Lieutenant Dan, helped more than one thousand children of fallen US soldiers go to Disney World. The children and their surviving parents, 1,750 people in all, were able to have … Continue reading

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Independence Day: The Forgotten History of America’s 4th of July and What It Commemorates

Every American knows what Independence Day is. Alongside Christmas and Thanksgiving, it’s one of the few holidays that hasn’t fallen prey to having to be celebrated on the closest Monday, rather than the actual day it falls on. However, less … Continue reading

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Have a good 4th of July

Here’s a picture of WiscoDave’s father celebrating being an American:

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The Betsy Ross Flag: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About This American Icon

Second only to Old Glory itself, the Betsy Ross Flag is the American icon. Its clean design is similar to our current flag, with 13 stripes and only 13 stars in a circle (representing the equal status of what were … Continue reading

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Medal of Honor action captured on video

In a recently-released video, Schilling narrates CIA Predator Drone footage of the fight that ultimately claimed the life of one of America’s ultimate badasses, John Chapman. This is the only known footage of a Medal of Honor recipient in action. … Continue reading

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Medal of Honor presented to SSG David Bellavia

[Transcript] – 3:36 P.M. EDT – THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Please. Thank you, Chaplain, very much. It’s really beautiful. Today, it’s my privilege to award the highest military honor to an American soldier who demonstrated exceptional courage to … Continue reading

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Well done, Mr Smith, well done

(CNN) — Have you been to all 50 states before? What about five times? Rodney Smith Jr. is finishing his fifth “tour” of the United States helping people in need, such as the disabled or single mothers, by mowing their … Continue reading

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Good

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is rejecting requests from U.S. embassies to fly the rainbow pride flag on embassy flagpoles during June, LGBTQ Pride Month, three American diplomats told NBC News. MORE -Rurik ***** I’m not against human Rights no … Continue reading

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Honoring Dan Bullock on This Day

U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Dan Bullock is a name everyone should know, but many do not. The teen was just 15 years old when he was killed in action in the Quang Nam province of Vietnam on June 7, 1969, … Continue reading

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Ain’t America Great?

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‘Murica!!!

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Reasons to shop OpticsPlanet.com for your gun needs

OpticsPlanet.com is on its next mission – Mission for the Mighty. Prominent industry brands have joined our mission to help give back through offering weeks’ worth of exclusive deals & offers with the added bonus of each purchase directly benefiting … Continue reading

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Ever Faithful

It is impossible for us to imagine what it was really like to have been locked in a desperate fight on that small island in the Pacific. When they mustered out as Marines, they were young and idealistic. When they … Continue reading

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Sacred Duty: A Soldier’s Tour at Arlington National Cemetery

Every headstone at Arlington tells a story. These are tales of heroes, I thought, as I placed the toe of my combat boot against the white marble. I pulled a miniature American flag out of my assault pack and pushed … Continue reading

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The ‘Roof Koreans’ of the Rodney King riots

During the 1992 Rodney King riots in Los Angeles, armed Korean store owners stationed themselves on top of their shops to protect their property from looters and became known as the “Roof Koreans.” A riveting Twitter thread celebrated these brave … Continue reading

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Forty Four Years Ago Today

The story of an American Airman’s last day in Vietnam during the last couple days of the war, submitted by that Airman, Bill. We were decisively winning the war in Vietnam because President Richard Nixon started bombing Hanoi and Haiphong … Continue reading

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Vietnam Veteran’s Day

On March 28, 2017, President Trump signed the Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017. This act officially recognizes March 29 as National Vietnam War Veterans Day. The Act also includes the day among those days on which the US … Continue reading

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It’s Time For A New Agriculture Policy

Once again farmers across America are facing ruin. They are encouraged to grow crops at high cost and little profit and the only people that actually make any money are the bankers, seed companies and the fertilizer companies. Farmers are … Continue reading

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