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In the late 70s, my family being retired
military, lived in south Georgia. Being close to the Ft. Stewart
military reservation, I did much of my grocery shopping at the
I noticed, while on the base, the tanks were
being repainted from a green camouflage to a tan camouflage. Of course
by now most of those tanks are outdated, but you see the color of the
war machinery was changing. There are powers-that-be who project to say
Many Americans have chosen to interrupt some of
the Constitution to suit their purpose and may not be able to read with
understanding, or they find a few word of the Constitution they
can bend to their own purpose.
And many do, concerning the right to bear arms
and where religion is concerned.
Now this is all becoming law, the misinterpreting
the Constitution may have caused much of the public to over-react where
both the right to bear arms and religious rights are concerned. They
are thinking this is the law - and it is.
However, to put it bluntly, these new laws may
not be a good thing.?I read a few months ago the Pentagon was supplying
county sheriff departments with war weapons, tanks, SWAT gear, riot
gear, etc. Why, I thought much of the public is well armed, and not
with your grandpa’s squirrel or deer rifles. The Constitution, as
construed by man, has condoned that right.
As I said, there are those who paid well to
project. It is plain to see, the public s well-armed at this time in
America. Most of us, and I say this hoping not to offend, but most
would be so much better off, as would the public in general, had they
stuck to their grandpa’s squirrel and deer rifles. Handguns are
almost as available as pop guns. All this, in my opinion, has been a
mistake. The misused words in the Constitution concerning the bearing
of arms and religion.
Most likely all this misuse of the Constitution
in the future could bring martial law down on us all in America.
You see, one cannot go up against the armory of
the United States, no matter if it is your armory. It will just lead
this country most probably to chaos and discord and misery if one
should be foolish enough to try.
Many activists, while meaning well, are doing
little but inciting to riot. There are those who are not. Too many are
inciting to riot in most cases.
We can all pray for peace.
Nadine Hood Overstreet
All the pork and waste are devastating our
economy. No polls indicate more than a modicum of support for these
wasteful creatures. Yet, they continue ruining our economy and
infrastructure with their over-the-top, extremist tactics, and the
average voter in America has no clue what's going on. Of course, I'm
talking about wild hogs...the real things, not those bureaucrats and
politicians in Washington who are depressing our economy with rules,
regulations, and taxes.
Wild hogs share a lot of similarities with
party-establishment elites and their cronies in Washington. They fear
no opponents as they daily wreak havoc that feeds their totally
self-absorbed natures. They absolutely devastate any area they take an
interest in, trampling crops and pastures alike and threatening all
natural flora and fauna within their reach. They procreate
vociferously, sometimes doubling and tripling the size of their herds
annually. They are literally out of control and are accountable to no
American veterans are rising up against
this menace with promises to control and limit the damage these hogs
cause. That's good for all of us, and it's even better for our wounded
heroes! Denny Daniels has created "Heroes Hunting Hogs" (HHH)
not only to gain some control over the animals devastating our
countryside, but also to offer another venue for wounded veterans to
enjoy camaraderie with fellow veterans as a means of coping with trauma
they've suffered from going to war.
Daniels himself is a wounded hero, having
received life-threatening injuries when his vehicle was struck by an
IED in Iraq in April 2005. His driver, Jason, was nearly decapitated
when a large piece of shrapnel sliced through and broke his neck. I had
the privilege of hunting hogs with these and a few other men a couple
of weeks ago. We killed a couple of hogs that night, one a 300-pound
The thrill of the hunt and fellowship with
a group of like-minded men liberates hormones and juices that quicken
men's spirits. Wounded heroes are often lonely, trying to cope with
thoughts and feelings no one but another wounded hero can understand.
Counselors with the best intentions sometimes fall short in meeting
needs of those wounded in war.
Daniels told me, "I was troubled after
being wounded and going through the Army and VA systems for recovery
and treatment. I found that many other veterans were very dissatisfied
with the treatment they received. Talking to Army and VA counselors
about some of the stresses of combat just didn't cut it. Many of the
veterans I talked with had given up on getting that treatment. However,
we found that talking among ourselves really helped. It was great to be
able to talk with others that had 'been there and done that.' So, after
retiring, I started looking for ways to facilitate getting veterans
together to talk and the idea was born."
Daniels is building HHH from the ground up
with sponsors like Nivisys, Security Solutions, and GunsandThermals.com
who have contributed use of more than $50,000 of scopes and other
hunting equipment. He's also partnered with MidSouth Munitions where
donors can purchase ammunition for HHH online.