It's human nature to start taking things for granted again when danger isn't banging loudly on the door.
If you find yourself in a fair fight, you didn't plan your mission properly.
We citizens don't need to know every detail of every military operation in this new kind of war. Nor should the media tell us and hence our enemy.
War is the ultimate reality-based horror show.
That's because international Islamic religious fanatics have the same goal as the Axis fascists - the destruction of our way of life.
If a policy is wrongheaded, feckless and corrupt, I take it personally and consider it a moral obligation to sound off and not shut up until it's fixed.
Respecting your opponent is the key to winning any bout. Hold your enemy in contempt and you may miss the strategy behind his moves
So it's not a matter of the military lying to the press, but it's the job of the military to deny the press any information that will provide aid and comfort to the enemy.
In order to drill into young men the need to stay alert and stay alive, I used to punish offenders with my fists, boots and rifle butt, and with stockade time.
Only a foolish woman would allow her man to earn his living as a moving target.
Writing with you is the only thing that keeps me alive.
Their plan is to return the entire world - not just the Middle East - to the days of the caliphate and either convert all of us so-called infidels into born-again Islamic believers or kill us.
Because our homeland and very survival are once more at stake, the American people can't afford to treat this new war against terrorism like they did Vietnam.
Fortunately, it's still not too late to develop a comprehensive global strategy to eliminate our real enemy.
Modern American war is as easy to script as a B movie.
What we need to do is follow the axiom of World War II which was 'Loose Lips Sink Ships' and the media has really got to follow that.
That's what supporting the troops is really all about - making sure American grunts get the right stuff!
The old saying that war is a racket has taken on an even more shameful meaning.
Fighting terrorism is not unlike fighting a deadly cancer. It can't be treated just where it's visible - every diseased cell in the body must be destroyed.
Terrorism, too, must be excised wherever it exists, which will take years, and which can't happen without the total commitment and the everyday involvement of the American people.
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