November 1934, federal investigators uncovered an amazing plot involving some two dozen senior businessmen, a good many of them Wall Street financiers, to topple the government of the United States and install a fascist dictatorship. Roth’s novel is developed from several strands of this factual account; he assumed the plot is actually carried out, whereas in fact an alert FDR shut it down but stopped short of retaliatory measures against the plotters. Read more
My thoughts and prayers are with the people affected by this historic storm. As I watch this beast baring down on the Eastern seaboard I want to express my concern for anyone thinking of “riding out the storm.” I urge everyone in the path of the storm to please, PLEASE seek higher ground.
This hurricane is predicted to be unlike any in human history. Please don’t be part of that history.
I needed to share this, Although it happened a few days ago I’m just now hearing about it. Tammy didn’t live far from me and I know the love and passion for helping our troops she felt. This hits a nerve with me; maybe I’m taking it personal. At any rate, my thoughts and prayers go out to her family. I didn’t know her personally but our military (support) community here in southern California lost a great advocate and American.
Rest Easy, my fellow Patriot…
Temecula, California – Tammy Baker-Carlson Serrano was a friend or mom to everyone, particularly our military members. On Monday, June 13, Brian Saylor, 31, chose to hit her on the head with a bottle of whiskey at a CVS Pharmacy at around 5 p.m., Mrs Serrano stood in line with her 21 year old daughter. Saylor smashed her in the head with a liquor bottle in an unprovoked attack. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department responded to the CVS Pharmacy to find Mrs. Serrano in critical condition, and store employees detaining the suspect. Read more
From over 20 candidates having declared their aspirations to be president and commander-in-chief, there are now only 5 main candidates still in the race, including Donald Trump. And, unsurprisingly, the candidates still in the race all are from or represent states that have in the past given the US its presidents. Read more
By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jamal McNeill, Navy Office of Community Outreach
MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) — From Phoenix to Baton Rouge, America’s Navy will come home to 15 cities across the country in 2016 as part of the Navy Week program.
Navy Weeks, coordinated by the Navy Office of Community Outreach (NAVCO), are designed to give Americans the opportunity to learn about the Navy, its people and its importance to national security and prosperity.
Since 2005, the Navy Week program has served as the Navy’s flagship outreach effort into areas of the country without a significant Navy presence, with 181 Navy Weeks being held in 68 different U.S. cities. Read more
Attention Desert Storm Veterans: The National Desert Storm War Memorial Association invites you to join with more than 500 fellow Desert Storm veterans in Washington D.C., on May 30, 2016, to take part in the National Memorial Day parade for a special commemoration the 25th anniversary of the war. Representatives from the 33 coalition countries will join the march, as well as a contingent from the Embassy of Kuwait. The National Desert Storm War Memorial Association has negotiated a hotel group rate for those interested in participating. For more information and to register for the parade, email Jill Etter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TIJUANA, Mexico – They served the United States on battlefields from Korea to Iraq, but now they live in the shadow of the nation they once served, deported to Mexico for offenses as minor as getting caught with marijuana.
Every time you turn on the TV or read the paper there seems to be a story about how tens of thousands of service members have suffered traumatic brain injuries during combat. There’s no doubt that tens if not hundreds of thousands of men and women are dealing with the aftereffects of this cruel and devastating consequence of war. Read more
Those of you on the east coast (USA), please take care and be safe. As the rest of the country watches closely as the storm wreaks havoc on the eastern seaboard, there is a young Soldier; a Sentinel who with honor and pride guards the tomb of vthe unknown Soldier.
Hats off to these men.
ARLINGTON, VA. — The federal government is closed and the snow-covered roads are quiet here, but the soldiers guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier are braving the elements.
“These guys want to be here, they work hard to stay here,” says Sergeant of the Guard, Sgt. 1st Class Tanner Welch. “The guys in Afghanistan they can’t stop because of snow. Guys in the mountains of Korea didn’t stop because it was snowing.” Read more