From the Desk of John Rourke – September 26th, 2014

In case it wasn’t noticed I changed when new posts go live. It used to be close to midnight Eastern Standard Time. Now it is earlier around 9:00pm. Just trying something new.

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My son  – who is 15 – was asking me about ISIS and why they would cut peoples heads off. He wasn’t so much asking for a real reason rather he couldn’t understand how someone could do something like that. He has been reading a book in English about the Nazi’s and Concentration Camps. Again – he said he couldn’t understand how people could be so mean and do things like they did. I dd not have a very good explanation. I told him evil exists in the world and I cannot understand the “how’s” and “why’s” of what they do. What I know is we are not like them and we need to do everything we can to prevent them from coming here.

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Local Dollar Tree had vegetable seeds on clearance for .15 cents each. I bought all the heirloom varieties they had. Great deal!

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I wonder if some intelligent life form orbiting the planet is looking down on us and watching everything we do – and wondering….”What the hell is wrong with this species?”

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I like the term “Minuteman” to describe my preparations and what I consider myself. To be ready at a moments notice to react to a given situation to protect my family and stand up for my country. We need more Patriots and fewer crooked politicians.


Minuteman Statue in Concord, Mass. Visited this historic location with my father when I was a boy. Great memory.

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  1. My boys don’t understand any of it either, and the older I get, the more I think, if theres something I can’t explain to them, they shouldn’t have to put up with it. Grow up, be good, smart men and fight back!

  2. No compassionate normal human being can understand how this level of evil can
    exist( ISIS, HITLER etc.)I believe ISIS beheads to shock people into fearing them. Years ago they threw a Jewish man in a wheelchair off a ship while his wife and others watched helplessly.They are Satan in action and we must stop them.We need to circumvent them on every aspect- war with weapons, fight against
    the liberal media,vote out against the politicians who wont protect our
    Constitutional freedoms and rights and stop any Muslims in this country from trying to change our Christian and Jewish traditions by trying to impose Sharia law and its culture here. Arlene (I will get off my soap box now-thanks for listening !!!)

  3. I can’t understand how anyone can cut off heads in the name of religion. It’s so far removed from striving to be a better person I can’t comprehend it.

  4. I think that any ‘religion’ that depends solely on fear and intimidation to get or keep ‘converts’ is not a true religion.

    Convert or die, believe or die, agree with me or die, think for yourself and we will kill you, and so on, are their tactics. In short, they have nothing positive or useful to offer. It is more like the attitude of needing servants or slaves at their disposal, only to kill them when they tire of them for some invented ‘crime’ or other claim of their so called religion.

    I suspect that those murdered will go straight to heaven and be waiting to testify against them when they try to show up there, only to be sent to the deepest reaches of Satan’ realm for eternity.

  5. I agree with your description and assessment of “Minuteman”. Our country, and the world for that matter, are so screwed up it will take modern Minutemen to overcome the current and continued destruction of our country regargless of “party” affiliation.


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