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Gratitude: Heroes

HEROES, THE QUIET ONES

From website, “A.Word.A.Day,” is this “THOUGHT FOR THE DAY“: In our world of big names, curiously, our true heroes tend to be anonymous. In this life of illusion and quasi-illusion, the person of solid virtues who can be admired for something more substantial than his well-knownness often proves to be the unsung hero: the teacher, […]

VETERANS DAY 2012

Our national and individual appreciation, value of and gratitude to our veterans should never be refused them: our veterans have proven their willingness to protect our nation and to do so in situations and conditions that many of them never disclose out of consideration for the rest of us. We should also never exclude the […]

R.I.P. ANDREW BREITBART, TOUCHSTONE, HERO, IRREPRESSIBLY GOOD GUY

From the general public come these comments by me, someone whose only personal contact with endearing Conservative and media-wonderkind Andrew Breitbart was a very brief telephone call I made to him years ago which he responded to. We simply exchanged telephone numbers because he was in hyper-drive when my call arrived — from what I’ve […]

9/11 HEROES: GEORGE W. BUSH, SHANKSVILLE, PA SPEECH AND MORE

Foremer President George W. Bush delivered a reverent, eloquent speech earlier today — and it received a standing ovation from the audience — at the Shanksville, PA Flight 93 National Memorial Dedication Ceremony. GW Bush at Flight 93 Memorial: “Evil Is Real, So Is Courage” George Bush gave a wonderful speech. – by Jim Hoft, […]

FROM CONGRESS: BENJAMIN NETANYAHU WOWS THE NATION

It was an awesome speech — video and transcript follows in this post — by a remarkable man: Benjamin (“Bibi”) Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, visiting the U.S. this week and speaking before a full assembly in our Congress (at the invitation of House Majority Leader John Boehner). A great man, Netanyahu, from a great […]

PRO-LIFE (“WALK FOR LIFE”) PHOTOS FROM SAN FRANCISCO and PRO-LIFE BLOG-DAY

Looks like a miracle to me, from San Francisco, such an overwhelming crowd showed up to witness FOR-LIFE, against abortion. Via Michelle Malkin, who routinely presents all the latest news that matters, this site, “protestshooter.com“: These are from Saturday, January 22nd 2011 in San Francisco, CA. There were two groups of protesters here – the […]

AWESOMELY AWESOME: FLASH MOB ‘HALLELUJAH CHORUS’

Merry Christmas!

GOD SPEED: SMITTY SHIPS OUT TO AFGHANISTAN

Go get ’em, Smitty: Cogadh No Sìth – by Smitty, November 11, 2010 …But don’t thank me; thank Americans, from the Founding Fathers forward to the Tea Parties, to my electrician brother-in-law who just runs around fixing things all day. The exceptional American dedication to individualism, the ideals of the Constitution, and the courageous soldiers, […]

HONORING OUR NATION’S VETERANS

WE LIVE IN THE LAND OF THE FREE ONLY BECAUSE OF THE BRAVE! God bless our military.

9/11 HEROES: I HONOR JOSEPH ANGELINI, SR.

What follows is my post from 2010 with links to similar posts from years earlier: A Veteran Firefighter Who Was A Good Joe When a man had a heart attack at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Lindenhurst, Joseph Angelini Sr. was the parishioner who quietly crossed the sanctuary to perform CPR. He was a […]