Team Obama Delivers Osama! Haters Sit Down & Take Note.

At  11:35 PM EST Sunday night, President Barack Obama addressed our nation and told us that, hours earlier, US forces had killed Osama Bin Laden and had taken his corpse into custody.  Over the past 10 years, the US has spent considerable time and energy searching for Bin Laden.  These efforts have been costly, both in terms of lives lost and treasure spent.  We have waged a deadly war in Afghanistan, which to date has claimed the lives of 1461 American troops and over 8800 Afghan civilians, and which has been financed to the tune of $4.8 billion USD....more

Something My Daddy Taught Me

My daddy was a chief petty officer in the US Navy. One of my earliest memories was sitting in our living room watching the POW's return from Vietnam. I can remember watching the men walk down the steps from the plane on the runway. It was the first time I ever saw my dad cry. He watched as his close friends walked off that plane. Frail but alive. That moment in time is engraved in my heart. It was the first time I ever remember feeling anything towards my country or the military that serve us. I was 5 years old....more

Breaking News & My Mixed Feelings

I had a blog post all set to write. It was probably going to be something tongue-in-cheek and silly. I actually even sat down to begin writing it when the news erupted all over the TV, cyberspace and my phone. Osama bin Laden: Dead. Woah....more