Afghanistan: How a Small Group of Committed U.S. Citizens Changed the World

Headline news today celebrates the final plane as it departs Afghanistan after some 20 years of fighting, nation building, hopes and dreams. Trillions of American taxpayer dollars; uncountable loss of American blood and sacrifice. The long, bloody endeavor has ended. Continuing the social media discussion with career military officer, Mike Pratt (see Americans Were a … Continue reading Afghanistan: How a Small Group of Committed U.S. Citizens Changed the World

Americans Were a Great People Until We Learned to Love The Bomb

There's an old adage: If one only has a hammer, everything else looks to be a nail. For those who are career military or law enforcement, they only know how to impose force on others with a gun, bullets or bomb. Mike Pratt, career military officer, provided his professional opinion about what went wrong in … Continue reading Americans Were a Great People Until We Learned to Love The Bomb