Since its inception, VeteransTales.org has been movinging toward the establishment of a teaching program for veterans in order to fill in the growing gap between modern education in America’s schools about America’s history, and the reasons America was created in the first place. It takes only three generations for those things to be ...Read more Comments Off on OUR “VETS IN CLASS” TEACHING PROGRAM; LOOKING FOR SUPPORTING PARTNERS
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Apparently almost every president had a foreign policy doctrine. One even got it’s own teaching bloc in public schools, at least until the 1980s. It was called the Monroe Doctrine, which stated that the US would use force to repel foreign (mostly European) incursions into the western hemisphere. The ...Read more Comments Off on THE TRUMP DOCTRINE AND THE GENERALS
William Wellman was an Academy Award-winning Hollywood director, especially of some of the most memorable westerns and war classics, A Star is Born, Beau Geste (Gary Cooper) Ox-Bow Incident (Henry Fonda) Battleground (Van Johnson) Across the Wide Missouri (Clark Gable) High and the Mighty and Blood Alley (John Wayne) Darby’s Rangers (James ...Read more Comments Off on The Death of Ernie Pyle’s Captain Wascow, the Film Version 1945
The twelve Apostles receiving inspiration from the Holy Spirit and composing the Creed Illumination by Somme_le_Roy_f.10v – Date: 1295 (Wikipedia) William F Buckley, Jr. was the founding figure of modern conservatism in America. He wrote God and Man at Yale when he was 25, and wrote many books afterward until he died in 2008. But ...Read more Comments Off on THE CANONS OF CONSERVATISM, “THOSE OTHER GUYS”, AND THE VETERANS, A PREAMBLE
Veterans’ Tales by Allen Ness I was an Observer/Controller at the Joint Readiness Training Center, Ft Polk, LA. The Command took care of us, when we weren’t in the “box” we worked half days and three or four day weekends. Ft Polk is the middle of nowhere but is ...Read more Comments Off on 9/11 Where Were You?
“Policies Concerning Homosexuals” have changed since I was an Army defense lawyer in the closing years of the Vietnam War. “Being boarded out” was a large part of my defense work. I’d be interested to know how attitudes stand up to today versus how it was during that war. In ...Read more Comments Off on Gays in the Military — a Wartime Remembrance.
Apres les honneurs, Regardez le Deluge Now that he has gone to be with his fathers, Hoka Hey!, the honoring will slowly dissipate over the week. The Senate Office Building, soon be renamed, some suggest, and other government offices will be cleared, each employee given a white ticket to be stamped ...Read more Comments Off on Regardez le Deluge
There have always been two theories about Robert Mueller, actually three, which I laid out in a piece a little over a year ago. I still hold that how he sees himself in History may be outcome determinative. (I listed “History” at #8 in that list. ) Using the laws of ...Read more Comments Off on Robert Mueller, A Theory of the Man