A letter…

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H/T Old NFO@Nobody Asked Me. 

This just in from a F8U Crusader Flyer, Dr. Dick Schaffert, (call sign “Brown Bear”).  He is famous for an extended solo dogfight with four Migs back in the Viet Nam conflict.  

Once a year he sends a letter (like the one below) to his Naval Aviator squadron mate who died aboard the USS Oriskany.

It’s a touching yet heartwarming story of the friendship developed between men who put their lives on the line for one another in combat.

His letter is too good to be overlooked.

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Memorial Day
Norm was killed on 26 October ’66. Exactly one year later, we were again back on Yankee Station. After flying my 4th mission against Hanoi in 3 days, I rose from a restless night to scribble a note to Norm. I folded it into a paper airplane; then walked back to the…

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Memorial Day: What We Really Need To Remember

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Memorial-Day-2017- celebrate – honor – remeber

War is a terrible thing. It’s the feast of death.

Many years ago, the Duke of Wellington said, “Take my word for it, if you had seen but one day of war, you would pray to Almighty God that you might never see such a thing again.”

War is horrific, yet sometimes necessary to defend something more precious than life itself.

Each Memorial Day we endeavor to remember that the great heritage of our nation has a price far greater than most can conceive. Since World War I, this day in the month of May calls upon us to honor our heroes – to laud the fallen dead of our wars.

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Iran’s Shockingly Honest Reaction to Trump’s Visit to Saudi Arabia, by Darius Shahtahmasebi

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A reminder from Iran that just because a government can buy a lot of arms from the US is no guarantee those arms will keep that government in power. From Darius Shahtahmasebi at theantimedia.org:

(ANTIMEDIA) While Donald Trump was in Riyadh, raving incessantly about the over-hyped Iran threat, Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif was trolling America’s foreign policy establishment. He advised Trump to discuss with Saudi Arabia how to avoid another 9/11 atrocity rather than making baseless claims against Iran.

Zarif said:

[Trump] must enter into dialogue with them [the Saudis] about ways to prevent terrorists from continuing to fuel the fire in the region and repeating the likes of the September 11 incident by their sponsors in Western countries.”

He added:

You will find out who really knocked down the World Trade Centre because they have papers out there that are very secret…

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…And Now For The Bad News, by Simon Black

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To think that the federal government can pull a rabbit from its hat and painlessly solve its debt problem is to believe in a fiscal Easter Bunny. From Simon Black at sovereignman.com:

In the late 1760s and early 1770s, the government of France was in a deep panic.

They had recently suffered a disastrous and costly defeat in the Seven Years War, and the national budget was a complete mess.

France had spent most of the previous century as the world’s dominant superpower, and the government budget reflected that status.

From public hospitals to shiny monuments and museums, social programs and public works projects, overseas colonies and a huge military, France had created an enormous cost structure for itself.

Eventually the costs of maintaining the empire vastly exceeded their tax revenue.

And by the late 1760s, France hadn’t had a balanced budget in decades.

Debt was ballooning, interest payments were…

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Thousands Drop off Food Stamp Rolls in Georgia After State Implements Work Requirements

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H/T Breitbarts Big Government.

Work requirements should be nation wide to get all of the leeches off the government tit.

Thousands of people have dropped off the food stamp rolls in Georgia as a result of the state implementing work requirements for food stamp recipients.

More than half of the 11,779 people enrolled for food stamps in 21 counties, an estimated 7,251 people, have dropped out of the food stamp program—a drop of 62 percent, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

 Georgia first rolled out its work requirements for the food stamp program in three counties in January 2016. Since then, the state has expanded work requirements in an additional 21 counties, giving people in those 21 counties until April 1, 2017 to find a job or lose food stamp benefits.

Those who receive benefits must work at least 20 hours a week, be enrolled in state-approved job training, or volunteer for a state-approved nonprofit…

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CALL FOR WRITERS

The Conversation Room

Have some ideas you’d like to get off your chest? Want to expand your online presence and engage with other bloggers on a topic?

I’ve found it increasingly plu diffupicult to find topi me to write for the conversation room and would love to feature some great op-eds if people are interested. We’ve already featured some amazing contributing writers from Kenya to Pakistan and are looking to add to the global team.

If interested me at: dreamersthatdo2016@gmail.com

Thanks!!

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One Thing have I desired of the LORD!!

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( Psalms 27:4 KJV ) “One Thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I Seek after; that I may Dwell in the House of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the Beauty of the LORD, and to Enquire in His Temple.”!! 

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 KJV ) ” What? know ye not that your body is the Temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of GOD, and ye are not your own? For ye are Bought with a Price: therefore Glorify GOD in Your Body, and in your Spirit, which are GOD’S.”!!

( Psalms 33:12 KJV ) “Blessed is  the Nation whose GOD is  the LORD; and the people whom  He hath Chosen for His Own Inheritance.”!!

( Proverbs 3:5-6 KJV ) “Trust in the LORD ( ADONAI ) with all thine Heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways…

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#DOPL #Atrocities – The Battle Hymn of the Republic, What It Really Means

a “hymn” celebrating the killing of Southerners on Southern soil, written by someone involved in the most radical causes of her day, who supported the most extreme and violent response to the South, who wrote the song after being inspired by the murderous career of John Brown and her Northern vandal invaders of the South. Whenever “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” is played, five innocent men hacked to death by the “terrible swift sword” of John Brown should be remembered. It is also a dirge for the 620,000 Americans who died in the War for Southern Independence and which war transformed America into a despotic centralized state with practically unlimited powers

What meaning does the song have for the South today?

It is, in effect, a “stealth” heritage attack. It is conditioning Southerners to accept the Yankee myth of history that their ancestor’s were wrong, and their Northern “betters” were right and they should be glad 260,000 Southrons were slaughtered in the War for Southern Independence. The message of the song is, “Believe in Mrs. Howe’s almighty centralized government to tell you what is right and what is wrong.” Don’t listen to the founders of 1776 or 1861, is the message of this hymn. Yes, Mrs. Howe’s abolitionist hymn is still doing her work, quietly and covertly, of destroying Southern heritage by conditioning Southerners to accept her fanatically leftist cultural and religious philosophy.

How ironic that such a joyous traditional Southern song as “Dixie” is now all but banned throughout the South, while a vicious Anti-Southern war song such as “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” is sung in churches and patriotic ceremonies all over the Confederate states.

What meaning does it have for the Church?

Did Jesus Christ teach that God is a vengeance seeking, sword-wielding maniac that slaughters innocents and tramples people under His wrathful feet, as Mrs. Howe’s violent and bloody lyrics would have you believe? No, such lyrics don’t fit in with any Christian liturgy I’m familiar with. They do fit in the theology of radical egalitarianism which says everyone must be equal in all aspects of life, or the full force and power of the federal government will destroy you. It also fits in the philosophy of giving to the government god-like powers to declare a whole segments of humanity as non-persons, such as the unborn, who can then be legally slaughtered by the millions at the whim of the mother and abortionist.

If Americans truly care about individual liberty, limited, constitutional government, and the sacred right of self-government of the people in their states assembled, then all such false icons as “The Battle Hym

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