Month – June 2008

Keep & Bear Arms: An Individual Right

As you’ve no doubt heard by now, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled this morning that the 2nd Amendment guarantees what is an individual right. It’s important that we keep a few things in mind: The official position of the United States of America is that the keeping and bearing of arms is […]

Tavors in Azerbaijan

A picture taken on June 24, 2008 shows Azeri soldiers participating in the dress rehearsal of a military parade in Baku. Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan, will host the nation’s first full-scale military parade in 20 years on June 26, 2008. I didn’t know they used TAR-21 Tavors. I guessed I just assumed they […]

SSN 778 USS New Hampshire Christened

Last week: Navy christens newest attack submarine GROTON, Conn. – The Navy’s newest attack submarine, the New Hampshire, was christened Saturday, delivered eight months ahead of schedule and $54 million under budget. She’ll join the fleet this fall. She’s the fifth Virginia-class boat and the first Block II. I believe that the biggest difference between […]

Guard Border Mission Nears End

On the border: The Guard’s two-year mission is to end by mid-July, but there’s controversy about its withdrawal as there was about its deployment, which some criticized as excessive militarization of the nation’s southern boundary. The Soldiers and Airmen were here in a supporting role for the Border Patrol: They built roads and fences, flew […]