Category Archives: Leadership

Afghanistan’s Operation Frequent Wind

By | July 19, 2021

[July 19, 2021]  Operation Frequent Wind was the final evacuation of the U.S. from South Vietnam before the fall of Saigon.  Before the Communist takeover of the country, people were wise to leave in any way they could.  Many enduring photographs captured our hurried inglorious departure. President Joe Biden recently ordered the immediate departure of the U.S. military… Read More »

Did Iraq Have its Own Operation Werewolf?

By | July 17, 2021

[July 17, 2021]  One of the justifications for invading Iraq in 2003 was that their military possessed weapons of mass destruction.  Although chemical weapons were found in abundance, the most sought-after WMD was nuclear.  Did Iraq have its own Operation Werewolf that took WMD materials out of the country? After the initial invasion of Iraq, U.S. forces were… Read More »

Battle of Stony Point:  July 16, 1779

By | July 16, 2021

[July 16, 2021]  The Revolutionary War, like other wars, had its dramatic battles.  Stony Point was thought to be an impenetrable fortress (actually more of a reinforced outpost) and threatened West Point, New York.  General Anthony Wayne attacked at night with 1,200 light infantry using only bayonets. With the outpost at Stony Point isolated and vulnerable, Washington wanted… Read More »

Discussing Election Integrity will get you Banned

By | July 15, 2021

[July 15, 2021]  I experimented with my Facebook page last week, the one still standing and on search engines built into social media algorithms.  I wrote about how there were questions of election integrity in the latest election, November 4, last year.  To my surprise, my Facebook posts disappeared, and my searches on this website at dropped… Read More »

Is Cuba on the Road to Freedom?

By | July 12, 2021

[July 12, 2021]  Cuba has one of the most repressive governments in the world.  Its Communist dictatorship has an iron grip that manages to keep everyone in poverty, except those in the highest echelons of government (and they live richly).  Yesterday, demonstrations for freedom broke out on the island.  The New York Times (behind a paywall) acknowledges the… Read More »