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9-11 Remembered Thru Song

9-11 Remembered Thru Song

Each year, as we commemorate the day of the worst attack on American soil by a foreign entity, I reminisce with a heavy heart the wave of emotions I felt that day.  I watch the various cable channels as the digital recordings play out, in real time, the events of…

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Christmas brings back many good memories and they all involve family and as I prepare to Go over the Platte River and thru the….ah, there aren’t many trees in Nebraska, oh well….to Grandmothers House I Go.  It is during this time I reflect on Christmas and the many ways the…

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Rush Limbaugh annually covers the true beginnings of the idea for Thanksgiving.  A couple of years I wrote this post to explain how Thanksgiving became a national holiday.  The reason’s are so profound that I will make this an annual post.  With just a few edits, here is the history…

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Ben Nelson: That which is Old is New Again?

Ben Nelson: That which is Old is New Again?

Ben Nelson:  That Which is Old is New Again?

It is official:  Senator Ben Nelson is not seeking re-election. He announced today he is going to concentrate on family and other obligations. (Read between the lines:  He did lots of polling and could not repair the damage sustained from…

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The US Credit Rating: Another Term for Ponzi Scheme

The US Credit Rating: Another Term for Ponzi Scheme

America’s credit rating being downgraded by Standard & Poor’s should come as a shock to all Americans who have had their heads buried up their assess for the last eighty years.  Stating the obvious, S&P merely noted, if the present rate of spending continues, the deficit…

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The 2011 Deficit is becoming a Greatest Generations Moment

The 2011 Deficit is becoming a Greatest Generations Moment

The 2011 Deficit is becoming a Greatest Generations Moment.

Now, from a actual life or death point of view, I would not compare this to the hundreds of thousands who died in WWII to keep us free.  However, I would say, without exaggerating, that the 2011 Deficit battle is one…

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My Prayer for America

My Prayer for America

My Prayer for America,

On Tuesday President Obama stated he cannot guarantee retirees will receive their Social Security checks August 3″ absent an agreement with Congress to raise the debt ceiling.

I composed this, my  prayer for America:

Dear Lord, If, on August 2, 2011, the full faith and credit

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Unconfirmed Breaking News: Funny State Spending

Unconfirmed Breaking News: Funny State Spending

Author: Blake Grantham

Government waste state by state, part 1

Mississippi – $1,400,000.00 on why 38% of the homes still have outhouses.

Rhode Island – $875,000.00 on research trying to figure out how this tiny place became a state, instead of a suburb of Massachusetts.

Illinois – Considering…

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What Memorial Day Means to Me

What Memorial Day Means to Me

What Memorial Day Means to Me

This weekend, we packed up the car and headed up to our daughters track meet.  My wife and I watched them throw shot put, long jump run various events.  After we packed up our coolers, we drove three hours down to Kansas City to…

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Osama Bin Laden is Dead: Congratulations USA

Osama Bin Laden is Dead: Congratulations USA

We are on different sides of the aisle politically, but we congratulate President Obama and the US Military for finally bringing Osama Bin Laden to justice.  He received his May-Day basket from all of us.  We also wish to congratulate former President…

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Pearl Harbor...A Remembrance

Pearl Harbor…A Remembrance

I could not let this day go by without remembering this pivotal event in World history.

It was 7:53 am on that calm Sunday in 1941.  At that moment, our history changed.  The Japanese had launched their surprise attack on America’s Pacific fleet in…

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This Week in History December 1-8 2010

This Week in History December 1-8 2010

On this day in 1992,  Long Island Lolita Amy Fisher was sentenced to five to 15 years in prison for shooting Mary Jo Buttafuoco point blank in the face when she answered the door.  Her boyfriend Joey Buttafuoco was sentenced four months for statutory rape.  At the time there was…

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This Week in History November 15th-21st 2010

This Week in History November 15th-21st 2010

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Hey Liberals, We Are Taking Our Country Back!

Hey Liberals, We Are Taking Our Country Back!

I heard this quote a little over a week ago and I am going to steal it. YOU WERE BORN AT THIS TIME IN HISTORY FOR A REASON. I stole that from Glenn Beck, but think about that statement.  Go through history now with that statement in mind.  Where would…

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This Week in History (Real and Fake) for October 4th-10th

This Week in History (Real and Fake) for October 4th-10th

Before I start this weeks column, I must mention that on September 30th, President Jimmy Carter turned over the Panama Canal to Panama.  Not only was he good at giving hugs to thugs and the world’s dictators, he was great at sacrificing our national interests as President. He

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Real and Made Up History for September 9th, 2010. Red State Report

We hope you enjoy this installment of Real and Made Up History by the Red State Report.  If we forgot anything major or if you have a comment, please feel free to write down at the bottom of this article.  Thanks for stopping by:

  • Mao Zedong passed away

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Have We Forgotten?

Have We Forgotten?

This Saturday marks an American day of irreversible events that have defined a religion, reshaped a sky-line, and regenerated a war department. All across America, moments of silence will be observed at football games, bells will be rung for the fallen victims and heroes, and Pastor Terry Jones and his

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Real and Fake History for September 8th, 2010. Red State Report

  • On this day in 1974, President Ford pardoned former President Richard Nixon stating that “My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over.” Two years after this was said, President Ford lost to Jimmy Carter…
  • In 1998, Mark McGwire passed Roger Maris for the single season home run

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