Category: military

The Last Ship and our Oath of Office

Presidential Oath of Office

While watching The Last Ship: Scuttle, Captain Slattery of the Nathan James said the following: “We always have a choice.” The situation was the same as that faced by officers of all ranks and types throughout history: Should we follow orders when they conflict with law, instruction, regulation, and even what society at large would […]

UN: Control Ebola or Face an “Unprecedented Situation”

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As reported by Fox News on October 15, 2014, the United Nations has issued an ultimatum to the United States of America: Control Ebola or face an unprecedented situation. What the UN means by “unprecedented situation” can be found on the UN website (http://un-influenza.org/?q=content/un-response), in their response plan for the Avian Flu, under Objective 6: […]

The Huge Difference Between Law Enforcement and the Armed Forces

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“The wise man takes the fight to the enemy. The foolish man allows the enemy to bring the fight to one’s doorstep.” Our borders are porous and the enemy is bringing the fight to us. All the MRAPs in the world won’t stop an enemy that has numbers on its side. Truly closing the borders, […]