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Every once in a while one of my followers requests that I publish a blog on a particular topic. So, Michael, my friend, this one’s for you. 1,062 more words

New "Old" Threats to the American Republic from "the shores of Tripoli"...

Everyone is talking about Islam, lately.

The interesting thing is how some of these conversations go full circle…

… originating with our founding fathers.

So, class… prepare to put on your “History Learning Caps”…  I’m going to share something pretty interesting with you that will even include one of my favorite subjects, history about the United States Marine Corps… including how the term ‘Leatherneck’ came into use as a description of some of the roughest, toughest soldiers in the world… 1,174 more words

The Bubba Effect