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Thanks to You!

Two years ago, a good friend and client of mine took out his Smart Phone over lunch to show me the picture of his son…in uniform. My knee-jerk response was to ask him how in the world he would allow … Continue reading

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It’s Not That I…

It’s not that I don’t love the sound of feet above my head the marching bands & speeches from my eternal bed the red, white and blues, the how-do-you-do’s, the flags on every street God knows there’s something missing, gone missing … Continue reading

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“A Soldier Died Today”

My friend and Veteran Marty sent me this remarkably poignant reading of A Soldier Died Today by Tony Lo Bianco, who I love for doing this! What is remarkable about this poem is how perfectly the author contrasts our soldiers … Continue reading

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American Sniper ~ Eastwood Gives Us the Best & Exposes the Worst of America!

 The script, by Jason Hall, shows Kyle (Bradley Cooper) watching the Twin Towers fall on 9/11 and enlisting…Then…he’s off to Iraq, with no indication that the two events—9/11 and the Iraq invasion—have been yoked together by unscrupulous politicians who don’t … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ May 25, 2014

Back home we got a taxidermy man. He gonna have a heart attack when he see what I brung him. ~ Capt. Quint Good Memorial Day Weekend Sunday Dear Friend! I thought it would be appropriate to dedicate today’s tune-up … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ April 13th, 2014

Good Sunday Morning Dear Friend! Thank God for a peaceful ending to what could have otherwise been something quite awful in Nevada yesterday. As I wrote yesterday, the incident itself served as a window of opportunity for all Americans to … Continue reading

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Pvt. Treptow’s Pledge

“America must win this war. Therefore, I will work, I will save, I will sacrifice, I will endure, I will fight cheerfully and do my utmost, as if the issue of the whole struggle depended on me alone.” ~ Pvt. … Continue reading

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Scouting Was About NOT Getting Lost!

On my honor, I will do my best To do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; To help other people at all times; To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight. … Continue reading

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From the Statesman Stride of Honor to the Arrogant Strut of Narcissism!

Honor (Please listen after reading) You know the old saying, “Show me your friends and I’ll show you who you are!”? Well if you are pressed for time and you want to go straight to the heart of our worst … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up, January 22nd 2012 Edition!

Honor (Please listen after reading) Good morning dear friend! Today I would like to dedicate this 28th edition of the Tune-up to the man who inspired its creation, my friend John Hicks. John is recovering from his successful cancer surgery … Continue reading

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