When is a sports figure actually a hero? Easy ... when he shows a generous spirit to a traveling fan and soldier.
Tuesday, January 23, 2007
Sunday, January 21, 2007
The amazing Sgt Hook needs a boost, folks. If you like what you read at his fine blog, then you owe it to him to hit the Vote button at You Served. There's a short time window left for voting, and he's only about 200 votes down -- so he'll be grateful for every vote cast. You see, he needs to find a way to fund the trip to Washington for the milblog conference this spring ... and this contest is a great way to do that!
Thursday, January 11, 2007
There is a lot of 'political correctness' packed into public schools these days, especially here on the left coast. So I have to applaud the backbone of the parent who stood up to the Federal Way school system to fight the showing of "An Inconvenient Truth" to their children. Federal Way schools restrict Gore film
Federal Way schools restrict Gore film
Wednesday, January 10, 2007
We who wait for our friends and loved ones to return from war simply want them home safe and sound. Still, lack of physical damage doesn't mean that one simply returns home to 'normal' ... and sometimes the memories of those who gave their lives is a great weight to carry.
Tuesday, January 09, 2007
I can't keep up with all the good reading material out there. Here's just a few of the posts that have captured my attention...
Tuesday, January 02, 2007
The folks at Sound Politics have pulled together a list of the best and worst of (local) politics and journalism for 2006. If you aren’t from the Seattle region, most of these will be lost on you, but I found it quite amusing.
My personal favorite was this one:
Worst non-elected official: Mrs. Gregoire (our supposed governor, after many recounts and much controversary)
But this one is worth a mention, as a prime example of the mind-set of the local academia:
Worst new word definition that won't make it into Webster's dictionary: Seattle Public Schools entry for 'racism'