Author Archives: Mark Bowlin

The Keys of Redemption

In response to a request from a friend, here’s the prologue to The Keys of Redemption. It’s not edited yet, so expect there to be fewer commas when it’s done. June 6, 1944 0820 Hours Rome, Italy The three men … Continue reading

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Can’t touch that….

Tom Brady destroys a cell phone with possible incriminating texts and gets a whopping fine and a 4 game suspension. Hillary Clinton destroys a hard drive with 30k subpoenaed emails and continues her march to the democratic nomination. The lesson? … Continue reading

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Great Moments in Wartime Rhetoric

“We…would rather die on our feet than live on our knees.” FDR, World War II “We shall fight them on the beaches, we shall fight them on the landing ground, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, … Continue reading

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Get in the Damn Game….

The BBC reports that the Jordanian Air Force pilot, Lieutenant Moaz al-Kasabeh, was burned alive by his ISIS captors. President Obama said that if true, it would spur the coalition to redouble its efforts. Really? Maybe we could give 110 … Continue reading

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The Idols of the Cave

The West in general, Americans in particular, have the bad habit of mirror imaging the world. Our civilization went through a renaissance and a reformation that channeled our intellectual thought towards reason and rationality. Despite the fact that Islam has … Continue reading

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The Road Warrior President

I’ve come to the uncomfortable conclusion that Barack Obama is the Road Warrior. Not the Mel Gibson kill-everything-in-sight kind of road warrior…more of a killing-time kind of road warrior. ROAD is an uncomplimentary military acronym. It means Retired On Active … Continue reading

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Strawman Beware….

“Why is it that everybody is so eager to use military force,” Mr. Obama said, “after we’ve just gone through a decade of war at enormous cost to our troops and to our budget. And what is it exactly that … Continue reading

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