Chuckles the Bear – A Racist

When it comes to the topic of race and equality, the military by large is light years ahead of the rest of society. Though it wasn’t always that way until equal rights became the law of the land, just as same sex marriage became the law of the land recently. The military doesn’t pick and […]

1 Simple Way to Fix the VA

In this article published in 2014, a disabled veteran who lost both legs as a 20 year old while serving in Vietnam, repeatedly called the VA for assistance for a new wheelchair. Finally, in desperation he went to the local Lowes hardware store in an attempt to purchase the parts required to fix his wheelchair […]

The Broken Crown – an Excerpt

……………….The Setting: post October 3rd and 4th, 1993…………………………. Militarily speaking, the October 3rd and 4th battle was an American victory. TF 2-14, which included our own C CO, and the men of TF Ranger fought gallantly during the 17 to 18-hour firefight. It was the longest sustained firefight for America since the Vietnam war, a […]

The Kill Pill – Lariam

Veterans of the 1st Gulf War, Somalia, Haiti, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, and other conflicts in the War on Terror, have been subjected to a dangerous and mandatory drug; Lariam.┬áLariam, an anti-malarial drug developed by the US Army,┬áhas nicknames such as “The Kill Pill” and “PTSD in a pill” due to its extreme […]

Why is Somalia still relevant?

This is a book about war, a war you mostly know nothing about. However, we need to understand its relevance. Why did we really go there? What were we really doing? We’ll address the “humanitarian” claim, eventually, but for now I’ll just say it’s mostly nonsense. First, from an economic standpoint, Somalia has vast natural […]