We Are The Wall – A Coast Guard Commentary On The Government Shutdown

United States Coast Guard SealDid you know the Coastguard, the United State Coast Guard (USCG) are the first armed service branch not to be paid in the history of the USA. The cause of this is the Government shutdown that has effectively shutdown the department the USCG get their funding from, the uniquely titled Department Of Homeland Security (DHS). Imagine that, you’re putting your life on the line, standing watch, and the Government, the President of the USA has effectively turned their back on you. It is time for Congress to do its job, to override the President’s veto, it is time for action to tell, the Commander-in-Chief, to live up to his responsibility and commitment to these heroes.

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Stranger In A Strange Land: The Burden Of A Second Generation Conservative

Stranger In A Strange LandI try my best to never be political on my blog, I do try, some times it creeps into my social media, mainly when I see a lunacy of an action, but writing a blog┬ápolarizes more than it ever heals and frankly with how partisan the USA politics have become, the hassle of dealing with extreme supporters of the left or right, just isn’t worth it. Sometimes though I cannot be silent, and the Presidential election here in the USA has made it harder to be the silent observer and being a second generation conservative that silence has to be broken. So, for what they are worth here are my thoughts of being a second generation Conservative, a stranger in a strange land.

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