Category Archives: Constitution

Correction on PVT Manning

I erred in a previous post on Private Manning. Specifically, I  presented an incorrect interpretation of the legal term “commute.” Thank you to Townie for this correction: [I wrote:]Private Manning is now free and eligible for an Honorable Discharge, with all … Continue reading

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So what will it be, Marines?

In a previous post on the ethical dilemmas of the Air Force and the Marine Corps, and other posts concerning Army and Navy Flag Officers, I didn’t explain the core of the problem. Problems such as abuse of power, evident … Continue reading

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The Great War, a review

Public Broadcasting Service, one of the antique “Big 4” of television corporations, televised a three-part series “The Great War.” Normally I don’t watch PBS because I find their effete and high-handed and unnecessary grubbing of public tax dollars to be … Continue reading

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Lt Col P sends: “Why No Civility Is Possible Today”

Lt.Col. P passed this excellent essay on Civility by Father James Schall for your Friday reading. Given the anniversary of World War I and it’s precursor in the American Civil War, this is a timely read. To whet your appetite, here … Continue reading

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Lost in the 50s, or Something

Seems like the 1950s are hip and with it again. Are the parallels valid? Michael Totten reviews Ike’s PhD seminar in foreign affairs. And he thought Montgomery was bad! Thank goodness, then, for Hudson Institute senior fellow Michael Doran’s valiant … Continue reading

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Enemy.

ENEMY. Plain and simple, there’s no other way to say it. Keep an eye on her and those in her orbit. And those in your AO who seek to emulate her. And the useful idiots who circle around them. At … Continue reading

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Anarchy and America

America is  at war with itself and gave itself the legal means to kill itself. Unlike some of the Right, I do sympathize with the Leftists whose canonical beliefs in the veracity of the Press and in the absolute evil … Continue reading

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