US Marine’s dying act was to save innocent people from harm

3mtsSince 1775, member of America’s Marine Corps have been noted for extraordinary acts of personal heroism both on and off the field of battle. The final acts of Major Taj T. Sareen, 34, of San Mateo County, California prove true the old Marine Corps adage, “Old breed? New breed? There’s not a damn bit of difference so long as it’s the Marine breed.” Continue reading “US Marine’s dying act was to save innocent people from harm”

Russian Orthodox Church declares war on ISIS a ‘holy battle’

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There once was a major Christian leader who advocated armed might to both stem the tide of an invading and quite bloody army as well as to protect individual Christians threatened by the same invaders. Almost a thousand years later, the warning largely attributed to philosopher Jorge Santyana still rings true: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Continue reading “Russian Orthodox Church declares war on ISIS a ‘holy battle’”