Monthly Archives: February 2015

Reno Recalls Police Officers from Ukraine

Following up on my story, “Behind the Use of Reno, Nevada’s Police Officers in Ukraine,” the city council voted to have Reno Police Chief Steve Pitts bring home the five police officers sent to Ukraine. The officers traveled to the embattled … Continue reading

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Death of a Marine and Political Correctness

First, a little history… The U.S. declared war on Spain in April 1898. It would be the first overseas war fought by our nation, involving campaigns in both Cuba and the Philippine Islands. Following the end of the war, another … Continue reading

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Obama Does Claim ISIL is Islamic

Okay, I stand corrected. By his own description President Obama repeatedly identifies the terrorist group threatening the Middle East as Islamic. In fact, Obama makes a point of using a very specific term for these ‘radical Islamists’ — ISIL. “…We … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Disconnect with ‘Regular America’

Clutching her husband’s dog tags and holding back tears, Chris Kyle’s widow said she wished he was with her as she walked the red carpet at the Oscars for “American Sniper.” Taya Kyle said her husband would be ‘blown away’ … Continue reading

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“Here they defended themselves to the last, those who still had swords using them, and the others resisting with their hands and teeth,” wrote Greek Historian Herodotus of the Spartan defeat at Thermopylae. It’s hard not to draw a comparison between … Continue reading

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Unraveling Obama’s Idea of America’s Founding

“Here in America,” President Obama said, “Islam has been woven into the fabric of our country since it’s founding.” Islam had nothing to do with the founding of the U.S. Judeo-Christian values are what built the fabric of this nation. … Continue reading

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Finding Contract Air Mail Arrow #18

Not too far from the Steamboat Ditch Trail, east of Reno, Nevada, is a remnant of the U.S. Postal Service’s history. It’s a concrete slab in the shape of an arrow critical to the cross-country delivery of mail for the U.S. … Continue reading

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