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Update On Jessica

This is the continuing story of Jessica Clements, a Staff Sgt that suffered a severe brain injury from an IED in Iraq.

Thanks to Blackfive and Powerline for the links.

Written by: Dan on Tuesday, August 31, 2004 |




Kerry Daughters Get Booed

Too funny, see the video here.

Thanks to Michelle for the link

Written by: Dan on Monday, August 30, 2004 |




John Kerry on Terrorism

An interesting little fact I hadn't heard before. John Kerry had information on the lapses in security at Logan International Airport. Check this out and ask yourself if this is the man you want fighting the War on Terror

Written by: Dan on Thursday, August 26, 2004 |




Well what do we have here.....

Check out Right Thinking Girl's post on Kerry. Very interesting.

The Kerry campaign has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission alleging that SBVFT illegally coordinated their activities with the Bush campaign.

Where's the similar complaint alleging the same thing about the DNC and Move On


I don't think any complaint from John Kerry will be coming.

Written by: Dan on




One of the Greatest

Outland was awesome.



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Opus the comic strip is out, but as of now only available in The Washington Post. Sorry no online viewing yet.

Written by: Dan on Wednesday, August 25, 2004 |




RadioBS again

Brian is on vacation and has asked me to cover for him a couple of days.

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Written by: Dan on Tuesday, August 24, 2004 |




Go to RadioBS

I've posted there for today. Check it out and listen to Brain's interview with Dr. Alan Keyes.

Written by: Dan on Monday, August 23, 2004 |




Good Question Indeed

Jen posted this excellent fact about Kerry's Naval record. Hmmmmm....

Written by: Dan on Friday, August 20, 2004 |




Absolutely Senseless

I'm just dumbfounded by this.

Start of the story.

Update 1

Update 2


Janna is a co-worker of mine, and Jason had been a friend of her's since they were little kids. He and his fiance were due to get married three weeks from now, on September 11. Right now it doesn't look like there was any motivation, which completely baffles me. What could be going through the person's head that did this? I hope the authorities find the person and they pay for what they have done to the lives of these two people's families and friends.

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Who served?

Jeff Quinton is compiling a list of bloggers that have served. My info: Dan 1989-1995 - United States Army Reserves, 180th Transportation Company

Written by: Dan on Thursday, August 19, 2004 |




Adopt a Sniper

There is a real need for our troops. Unfortunately they are going out to the front lines without the proper equipment. You can help by providing the items listed here.

Adopt a Sniper

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WTC II



I think this is an awesome idea. The skyline of New York needs to be restored as it was. Any change will signal a victory to the terrorists, as well as dishonor the memories of those that lost their lives to the murderers. Check out the site below and see the design proposed by Kenneth Gardner and Herbert Belton Jr., AIA.

WTC II

The site has been getting slammed due to the announcement of it on the Glenn Beck Show. Be patient.

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The Conservative Brotherhood

Check out these great black (sorry I'm not politically correct) bloggers. They are conservative and aren't afraid to show it.

The Conservative Brotherhood

Written by: Dan on Wednesday, August 18, 2004 |




Ben speaks again.

A short article written by Ben Stein. This man has his head and heart in the right place. Thanks Ben for saying it like it is.

I can't express enough the pride I have felt being an American soldier. My time was relatively short, but I'm proud of it none the less.

Ben's House - Stuff Ben Wrote

Written by: Dan on




Great video

Jen finds the best links. Helos in action, turn up the volume if you like a little AC DC. Take a look at the other vidoes.


Helo Thunder

Written by: Dan on Monday, August 16, 2004 |




Thanks Mike

This post is a little different from some of my other posts. I’m saying thanks to a man that probably has no idea that he made such a profound difference in my life.

Mike is a man that goes to my church, and also went to a previous church that I attended for a while when I was younger. During my high school years I was involved with the youth group at my church. We would meet every other Sunday evening after church at one of the leaders houses, do some eating and have a little fellowship. One of those times Mike and his wife came and talked with us about alcohol abuse. They had first hand experience with this since Mike had been an alcoholic. Mike started out by telling us the highs and lows of his ride. He talked about how good the alcohol made him feel and how it almost ruined his life. He talked about how after work he and his co-workers would kick back at the body shop he either owned or worked at, (I can’t remember now which) and spend the evening there getting drunk.

Then his wife talked to us about how difficult it is living with someone who is addicted. How she spent time wondering if he was going to make it home without getting into an accident, and how hard it was to deal with some one who doesn’t realize that they have a problem. The pain that she felt was very evident as she told us all of the things they went through, all the things they lost, and all the time wasted by his addiction.

Mike urged us to never fall into the trap that alcohol can lead you into. He wanted to make clear the dangers and pitfalls that are associated with being addicted.

Since that time I can honestly tell you that I have never abused alcohol. Not once. I never even drank a drink until I was about 23 years old. If I drink alcohol I will only have one or two, but if I plan on driving anytime soon I won’t have any.

Mike’s influence on my life in this respect has truly been profound. Due to his courage in coming before a group of high school kids and exposing himself and his faults and mistakes he had made earlier in his life he affected more than just my life. As I raise my kids and they get to the age that they can start drinking I will have Mike’s experiences and life to fall on to show them the dangers they are facing.

Mike also showed me a lesson in being a man. He wasn’t afraid to expose himself and let his mistakes be known. So many times we feel we must be perfect in order to be able to teach our children the things they need to know in this life. We need to be able to point to our mistakes and use our experience to show our children what we have learned and help them to not make the same mistakes we have. Thanks to Mike I never even had to face the possibility of being addicted to alcohol. It wasn’t even an option to me since he pressed on me the seriousness of the situation.


Mike ended up going to AA and getting his life in order, he’s been sober now for I believe 17 years (again I can’t remember exactly.) He had to make a lot of difficult decisions. He had to let go of the “fun” life he had while he was abusing alcohol and getting away from the things that tempted him. He has since also broken his addiction to cigarettes. His only “addiction” now is coffee and his love for God. I don’t think there’s any hope for the first, and I enjoy seeing the second. He is an active member of our church, does AV on some Sundays, thoroughly enjoys his life with his wife (they do ballroom dancing together.) He’s not afraid to stand in the front row at church and praise God with all his heart. I’m glad that he was put into my life at such a critical time.

So thanks Mike for your courage and great example.

Important link:

AA

Written by: Dan on Friday, August 13, 2004 |




Happy Anniversary

Today my wife and I are celebrating our 9th wedding anniversary. I'm so glad she had the mental fortitude to put up with me for that long.

I love you Honey!!!

Written by: Dan on Thursday, August 12, 2004 |




RadioBS is On Air

Go here and listen now.

Brian has a passion to get into talk radio, and is starting out by posting his "show" on his blog. Listen to it and let him know what you think.

Written by: Dan on




One of Our Finest

An amazing story about an American Hero. Remember the sacrifices our tropps have made to keep us free.

Power Line: A purple heart for Jessica

Thanks Blackfive

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A Tribute To Our Troops

Thanks again to Jen

A Tribute To Our Troops

Written by: Dan on Tuesday, August 10, 2004 |




Awesome Letter

Thanks to Jen

A Collection of Thoughts: Betrayal Of Honor

Just a sampling:

I learned that day John Kerry was unlike any other veteran I knew. There was a self serving side to it all. He did not seem to have gone to war for the country and come back to protest in America to save his fellow veterans. He seems to have done these things for John Kerry. From Al Gore to John Kerry we are being subjected to a group of veterans who have been shunned by true combat Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines for years. I would like to see the Democrats march out some candidate who at least finished a full tour in my war. JUST ONE! Even General Clark did that. We must honor him for that service.

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What they are really saying

This is what the men who served with John Kerry think of him. Funny how we never see these men on the news telling their side of the story.

Written by: Dan on Monday, August 09, 2004 |




On Vacation

Maybe I'll post something later this week, or not, we'll see. Otherwise I will return on Monday.

Written by: Dan on Wednesday, August 04, 2004 |


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