Tag Archives: Fight

Happy Birthday, US Navy!

In 1775 the US Navy was birthed to help take on tyranny.  It’s still on mission today.  October 13, 2018 was its anniversary.  We would be remiss if we didn’t show our gratitude for all that’s been done on behalf … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  I, for one of too many, do not need to be reminded.  I lost my sister and best friend after her nine year battle.  There is at least one other person that I know … Continue reading

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Things Done

I have read somewhere that 22 veterans a day take their own lives.  That’s staggering to think on.  Isn’t it? Things Done by Michael Romani The things we do to survive Are things done to stay alive I’m left wondering … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Blessings of Freedom Require The Willingness To Fight For It

“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.”  – Thomas Paine (1777)    

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First Principles: Our Fight For Liberty Is the Cause of All Mankind

“It is a common observation here that our cause is the cause of all mankind, and that we are fighting for their liberty in defending our own.” – Benjamin Franklin, letter to Samuel Cooper, 1777        

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Fight For Glory

Excited that the Rome docu-drama series has a new season on Netflix.   To my surprise, it turns out that I somehow had not watched the last two episodes.  I am in the middle of fixing that now. Fight For … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Freedom Is Never More Than One Generation Away From Extinction

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Premonition

I had a premonition that things would not be going well It was not so much that anyone had all that much to tell After all dead men don’t talk much being as they’re dead But with a single look … Continue reading

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First Principles: Freedom Requires the Will To Fight For It

“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.”  – Thomas Paine The series of The American Crisis essays can be read in their entirety here: http://www.ushistory.org/Paine/crisis/index.htm

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First Principles: Perseverance Is Essential To Victory

“I have not yet begun to fight.” – John Paul Jones The story behind this quote as a retort in a battle that seemed all but lost and yet was turned around into a victory is told here: http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/johnpauljones.htm As … Continue reading

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