June 22, 2018
Heroes

BACHELOR’S CORNER ON MEMORIAL DAY SUNDAY

May 27, 2018 Puma ByDesign 0

Vassar Bushmills So should we. Remember, in all the world’s history, the only men who ever gave up their lives for total strangers were Americans. That is the American beat, and it still goes on. BACHELORS” CORNER On Sundays, for over three years after my separation, I walked about a [Read More]

Donald Trump

Getting Serious About Syria

April 10, 2018 JoshuaPundit 0

The bleeding orifice known as Syria has once again erupted, due to a chemical weapons attack in Douma that took a number of civilian lives, or so it seems.I say this because media has become a weapon in modern warfare, the Sunni Syrian rebels are more than capable of rigging [Read More]

War

Unwinnable

February 2, 2018 TheGlitteringEye 0

I’m not going to fisk this entire article at the New York Times, especially since I may agree with its conclusion. However, as my old business partner used to say, I may agree with what you say but I will deny to the death your right to say it. Consider, [Read More]

Culture

WoW! Forum: What Are Your 2018 Predictions?

January 8, 2018 JoshuaPundit 1

Every week on Monday, the WoW! community and our invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum, short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture, or daily living. This week’s question:What Are Your 2018 Predictions? David Schuler: I’ve given up doing predictions at the end of each [Read More]

Faith

Arlington At Christmas…

December 25, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

In honor of those who rest at Arlington… “Rest easy, sleep well my brothers. Know the line has held, your job is done Rest easy, sleep well. Others have taken up where you fell, the line has held. Peace, peace and farewell….” With fond memories of Major Andrew Olmstead, one [Read More]

Donald Trump

President Trump’s Strategy In Afghanistan

August 22, 2017 JoshuaPundit 2

President Trump addressed the nation last night to outline his strategy in Afghanistan. Of course he didn’t go into details,being smarter than his twp predecessors. There were no deadlines or grandiose claims, merely that America would start winning this war and that our eventual withdrawal would be based on conditions [Read More]

Movies

Dunkirk: A Movie Review, Sort Of

August 1, 2017 Proof Positive 2

In Spring, a young man’s fancy turns to not getting shot, not getting blown up, not drowning and just possibly, making it home alive. Late Spring, anyway. May of 1940. The coast of France. The beaches of Dunkirk. Director Christopher Nolan is described by IMDB as “Best known for his [Read More]

Heroes

Gettysburg – A Fourth Of July Long Ago

July 4, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

Two years, ten years, and passengers ask the conductor:What place is this? Where are we now? I am the grass.Let me work. – Carl Sandburg One hundred and fifty four years ago today, brave men fought in and around a small town in Pennsylvania to determine whether the Union would [Read More]

Heroes

A Newsreel Cameraman’s View of D-Day

June 6, 2017 Puma ByDesign 0

This footage of the events leading up to and around D-Day was a lucky find thanks to fellow blogger and WWII veteran, Mr. G. P. Cox of Pacific Paratrooper. The National Archives Unwritten Record Blog by Audrey Amidon Jack Lieb went to Europe in 1943 with two movie cameras: He [Read More]

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