pilgrim

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I am retired after 36 years of being a state of Indiana employee. I enjoy writing and reading conservative blogs.
On this 21st day of March Tim Pawlenty just announced in a video posted to Facebook that he is forming an exploratory committee for the 2012 presidential election. Pawlenty joins Buddy Roemer and Herman Cain in the list of officially announced GOP contenders. He reminds me of...
In politics there has been a lot of talk about what is going on in states with a GOP Governor like Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio, Florida, Arizona, and Virginia. These same states have college basketball teams a lot of folks are talking about. In addition to these are...
(CBS News) With state after state confronting massive budget problems, several governors have been looking to extract whatever they can from public employees like teachers, going after benefits packages and guaranteed job security that unions have won for them. But would teachers be willing to give up those...
The Colt Single Action Army is a single action revolver with a revolving cylinder holding six metallic cartridges. It was designed for the U.S. government service revolver trials of 1873 by Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Company. The revolver was popular with ranchers, lawmen, and outlaws alike. The Colt...

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The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Veterinary Public Health Amendments Act (H.R. 525) on March 8. H.R. 525 will help expand the veterinary public health workforce by offering veterinary school loan repayment for veterinarians who commit to serve in a...
Known by his troops in World War II as "The Soldier's General" because of his care of and compassion for those soldiers under his command. Bradley arrived in North Africa in the aftermath of the Kasserine Pass debacle. He found a much-chastened Eisenhower worrying about the failure of American...
General Grant understood one concept quite clearly. Look for where you have the strength in numbers, and use this strength to achieve a victory. A lot of battlefield tactical errors can still be overcome if you are stronger in number. I am going to apply this...
North Dakota is one of those low population fly-over states that a lot of the elites do not know much about or even care about for that matter. This is a shame, because if they pay attention to what is happening in North Dakota they might just learn...