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Memorial Day 2015

Memorial Day 2015

May 25 , 2015 | Posted by: Charlie | Memorial Day, Military | 0 Comments

Memorial Day 2015

December 7, 1941 was a cold gray day in coastal North Carolina, the kind of day when you were glad you could stay inside,

The entire maternal side of our family was gathered at my grandparent's house on the ...

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Global Gabble

Global Gabble

May 22 , 2015 | Posted by: Charlie | Global Warming | 1 Comment

President Obama recently addressed the graduating class of the United States Coast Guard and his major emphasis was not on the exponential growth of ISIS, the reality of home grown ...

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Violence and the Law

Violence and the Law

 Between overcrowded court dockets, politically correct judges, plea bargaining, release on technicality and dozens of other examples of the bending and subversion of the law, there are many violent and unrepentant criminals on the streets ...

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Of the People, By the People, For the People

Of the People, By the People, For the People

May 15 , 2015 | Posted by: Charlie | America, Congress, Politics | 4 Comments

"It is rather for us, the living, we here be dedicated to the great task remaining before us – that, from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they here, gave the last full measure of devotion – that we here highly ...

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No Will, No Way

No Will, No Way

May 11 , 2015 | Posted by: Charlie | China, Obama, Russia, World Politics | 2 Comments

 I heard on television this weekend that there is a very real possibility that Russia and China are both closing the gap in regards to their air power and could even surpass the U.S. in a few years, which is a most frightening prospect to ...

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Missing the Point

Missing the Point

May 8 , 2015 | Posted by: Charlie | ISIS, Islam, Terrorism | 15 Comments

 A group calling themselves American Freedom Defense Initiative recently held a cartoon drawing competition in Garland, Texas offering a ten thousand dollar prize for the winning cartoon of Mohammed and were attacked by two Muslim ...

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Ancient Codes

Ancient Codes

May 4 , 2015 | Posted by: Charlie | Islam | 3 Comments

 Even though President Obama won't admit it, an overwhelming amount of terrorist acts around the world are carried out in the name of Allah by terrorists claiming to be followers of Mohammed, a fact the president cannot dispute.

And ...

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Ignition Point

Ignition Point

May 1 , 2015 | Posted by: Charlie | Baltimore, Law enforcement, Race | 3 Comments

  To watch what unfolded in Baltimore this past week is an unsettling experience, to say the least, no matter what level of society or affluence you come from and should serve as a wake up call to any and all, ...

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Truth or Consequences

Truth or Consequences

Apr 27 , 2015 | Posted by: Charlie | ISIS, Islam | 2 Comments

 Back in the 40’s there was a very popular, weekly radio show (and later TV) called Truth or Consequences. The premise was that a contestant was asked some impossible question and when they gave the wrong answer the host of the show would ...

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In America

In America

Apr 24 , 2015 | Posted by: Charlie | America, CDB History | 3 Comments

The 70’s were a time of change, a huge shifting of the generational tectonic plates, an influx of new ideas, new music and the lessening of moral standards. The "if it feels good do it" generation was coming out of it's shell influenced by ...

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