Posts Tagged ‘veteran writers’

Chapter 4 Six miles west of Fort Davis, Fall 1881 Chief Victorio blew into his clenched hands, rubbed them together and held them toward the flames. Even with the roaring fire, he was freezing; the years of near-starvation, constant movement to escape the encroaching whites, and loss of hunting grounds had worn down Victorio’s physique […]


Chapter 2  “Here, Hasibullah? You’re sure this is the place?” “Yes, this is it,” Hasibullah answered. “It’s the same place I met the Chinaman before.” A hundred freezing Taliban fighters huddled in the pitch-black woods beside a dirt road in the Tagab Valley, in northeastern Afghanistan’s Kapisa Province. Steam rose from the clusters they’d gathered […]


[If you haven’t watched Star Wars: The Last Jedi yet, don’t read this.]  As it turns out, Star Wars: The Last Jedi wasn’t just a science fiction movie. In reality, it was a lesson about sexism that we men badly needed. Or something. According to those who find a misogynist under every rock, Poe Dameron’s […]


This was published last Sunday on Breach Bang Clear.   Motoring Jihad: Vehicle Ramming Attacks Chris Hernandez Berlin, Germany. Nice, France. Ohio State University, USA. Westminster Bridge, London, UK. Stockholm, Sweden. Times Square, New York, USA*. And now London, UK. Again. Vehicle ramming attacks (VRAs) are becoming the preferred tactic of our jihadist terrorist enemy. […]


As I’ve written before, I have an autistic son. I’ve also been a cop for almost 23 years. So when I saw the video of North Miami PD shooting the caretaker of an autistic man last July, and heard the officer’s explanation that he was actually trying to shoot the autistic man, I was…perplexed. Just from a tactical […]


When Trump’s “Grab them by the pussy” video broke, I was disgusted but not surprised. I decided he was a clown show long ago, this just confirmed what a gigantic douchebag he is. In the video he admitted to sexually harassing and assaulting women; however, many of his supporters laughed it off as “bad language” […]


Slaying Daesh: An Interview with an American Advisor in Iraq Chris Hernandez I once read a novel about a Vietnam veteran’s life after homecoming. In one scene he’s alone in a bar in April 1975, transfixed to a TV, drinking away anger as he watches the last helicopter lift off the roof of the American […]