The Moral Equivalent of the Continental Army Soldier




Nepal has been devastated by the earthquake. Even as we speak the death toll is revised upwards, and it will not surprise Dave to see it top 10,000. If you are going to donate to help Nepal, be careful and choose a charity with a solid reputation and history of service in Nepal.

In Baltimore, the 1st amendment is used as an excuse to destroy private property and harass business patrons. The problem is, of course, that the Mayor who allowed this has no clue what the 1st Amendment means when it comes to protests against the Police in her city.

Congress Jeff Denham re-introduces (for the 3rd time) his failed idea known as the ENLIST Act. This time, the Modesto Bee goes along with him and argues that the ENLISTers, otherwise known as illegal immigrants, are the moral equivalent of the Soldiers of The Continental Army under General Washington. After all, goes the argument, those soldiers didn’t have American citizenship papers either, right?

Is NestlĂ©’s bottled water plant in Sacramento contributing to the drought?

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About Dave

Talk Show host, lifelong Baseball and Star Trek fan, US Navy Submariner and Fire Control Technician (Ballistic Missile) 1st Class Petty Officer (Submarine Qualified), Dave is married with four daughters, one son, two sons-in-law and two grandchildren plus one on the way. He resides quietly in Manteca, CA, where he records his podcast, Plausibly Live, three days a week. He also writes for several other blogs and as a "Stay at home Dad" plays a lot of games with his son. Dave loves books, history and is learning to weld and drive a forklift. Just for fun. Dave is also a Life Member of the Disabled American Veterans and a Member of the US Submarine Veterans.

Posted on April 27, 2015, in News & Notes and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. The Enlist Act reminds me too much of Starship Troopers

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