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Combat Research and Prose: a new open-source applied research initiative examining combat and those marked by it
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My first published terrorism-focused research product examined a Jihadi terrorist attempt to overthrow the democratically - elected government of this country, a member state of the British Commonwealth, by this guy, a former employee of Canadian Broadcasting Co.: "At a sermon recently attended by the Guardian, Abu Bakr argued that European nations had no moral grounds to criticise Isis beheadings, because of the use of the guillotine during the French revolution."

Charles Bloeser. Deprivation, Rationality, and Rebellion: the Case of Trinidad and Tobago. Jrnl Caribbean Studies. Vol. 25, No. 3/4 (1992), pp. 277-304.
https://www.jstor.org/stable/25613077?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

Among those citing this article are: Spencer Mawby, Ordering Independence: The End of Empire in the Anglophone Caribbean, 1947-69. Palgrave Macmillan UK (2012) and Brandon Oliveira & Darby Aviles, Disrupting Emerging Networks: Analyzing and Evaluating Jamaat al-Muslimeen (JAM) and the Development of an Extremist Threat in the Caribbean, M.S. thesis, U. S. Naval Postgraduate School (2012).

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Facebook strikes grandad because he violates community standards: previously catatonic, combat-wounded U.S. Army Master Sergeant Charles Bloeser smiles when he first meets his great-grandaughter at the VA medical center in Tucson, Arizona.
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combatresearchandprose (@combatresearch1) Tweeted:
U.S. Army Master Sergeant Charles Bloeser's CIB came at a soul-shredding price. And the smile he musters on meeting his great-grandaughter at the Tucson VA followed 6 catatonic months. Lest one doubt, grandad was, is, and always will be worth fighting [and winning for.]

https://t.co/bngX0SzO76 https://t.co/1OH7QUR7Mm https://twitter.com/combatresearch1/status/1074839528920080384?s=17

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Having just met this quote attributed to the Shawnee warrior Tecumseh, this author can't help finding in the words at least a little more insight into the life of the Cherokee "Delta Force" operator featured in this article and whose 20 years of service to the United States must largely remain a state secret.

“So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view, and demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things in your life. Seek to make your life long and its purpose in the service of your people. Prepare a noble death song for the day when you go over the great divide.

“Always give a word or a sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend, even a stranger, when in a lonely place. Show respect to all people and grovel to none.

“When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself. Abuse no one and no thing, for abuse turns the wise ones to fools and robs the spirit of its vision.

“When it comes your time to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with the fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song and die like a hero going home.”
In 2018 we still need our warriors
In 2018 we still need our warriors
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“So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view, and demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things in your life. Seek to make…

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combatresearchandprose (@combatresearch1) Tweeted:
WTF? 37 Tombstones Desecrated at Jewish Cemetery in France https://t.co/Afz0ik2j2e https://twitter.com/combatresearch1/status/1074164744859205638?s=17

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After enlisting in the U.S. Army in early 2005, Cotton underwent basic training and attended Officer Candidate School. He was deployed to Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division, where he led 96-hour patrols in the field.
In the summer of 2006, Lieutenant Cotton came across a New York Timesarticle that revealed the existence of a covert George W. Bush administration program created to examine financial records for possible terrorist activity. Livid, he hammered out a letter to the editor and copied a few notable conservative blogs:
“You may think you have done a public service, but you have gravely endangered the lives of my soldiers and all other soldiers and innocent Iraqis here,” he wrote. “Next time I hear that familiar explosion—or next time I feel it—I will wonder whether we could have stopped that bomb had you not instructed terrorists how to evade our financial surveillance.”
Returning stateside, Cotton served on the Old Guard, a unit responsible for military honors funerals, before resuming combat duty in Afghanistan with a Provincial Reconstruction Team. He wrapped up his military service with the rank of captain in 2009, garnering the Bronze Star, Combat Infantry Badge and Ranger Tab for his efforts.
(Quote from biography accessed online 13 December 2018)

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The Episcopal Church in America and its LGBT allies who've targeted this lawyer/researcher/writer and his vet-focused research for destruction because I wrote an article that made a legal case for amending the U.S. Constitution to define marriage as a union between one man and one woman, need to understand this:

The long list of recent public apologies that appears below might leave some of y'all thinking that you're entitled to an apology from me for having made a legal argument for enshrining heterosexual marriage in American law. 

Don't waste your time.

The purpose, energy, and top-shelf quality of my work that you keep trying to strangle in the womb is simple: 

I'm just doing my part with my particular skill set to keep at least some of our wounded warriors and their families alive. With those folks hemorrhaging from their souls, i don't have the time or patience to bother with whether Episcopal clergy and lay leaders or their gay, lesbian, trans, etc. allies are offended.

'LOOKS LIKE KID ROCK GOT IT RIGHT LAST WEEK

"God forbid you say something a little wrong; you’re racist, homophobic, Islamophobic, this that and the other. People need to calm down, get a little less politically correct,” Kid Rock said, . . "

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/dec/2/kid-rock-booted-nashville-christmas-parade-after-j/


https://thehill.com/homenews/media/420988-brzezinski-apologizes-after-backlash-over-homophobic-remark


https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2018/12/09/heisman-winner-kyler-murray-apologizes-anti-gay-tweets/


https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/07/entertainment/kevin-hart-oscars-step-down/index.html


https://www.forbes.com/sites/trentreinsmith/2017/11/01/ufc-champ-conor-mcgregor-issues-apology-for-homophobic-slur/#766d3ce828af


https://deadline.com/2018/10/cnn-kaitlan-collins-twitter-gay-slurs-homophobic-1202478156/


https://thegrio.com/2018/04/28/joy-anne-reid-apology-homophobic-blog-posts/


https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2018/12/10/ravens-player-apologizes-inexcusable-racist-homophobic-tweets/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.68aafd077339


https://www.esquire.com/entertainment/music/a23146253/eminem-kill-shot-homophobic-slur/


https://www.queerty.com/jason-statham-issues-bizarre-apology-allegedly-using-homophobic-slur-cant-remember-20180517


http://www.prowrestlingsheet.com/sam-adonis-apology-slurs/


http://www.xxlmag.com/news/2018/01/offset-apologizes-homophobic-lyrics/


https://www.si.com/mlb/2018/07/31/trea-turner-apology-racist-homophobic-tweets-nationals


https://www.complex.com/music/2018/08/city-girls-yung-miami-apologizes-for-controversial-tweets


https://www.ocregister.com/2018/07/29/sean-newcomb-apologizes-for-racist-and-homophobic-tweets-posted-as-a-teen/


http://exclaim.ca/music/article/ten_walls_apologizes_for_homophobic_rant


http://dailyhive.com/calgary/blue-jays-kevin-pillar-public-apology-homophobic-slur


http://www.cnn.com/2014/11/06/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/rose-mcgowan-gay-apology/index.html


https://www.all4women.co.za/1577762/entertainment/sa-celebs/twitter-rips-nadia-nakai-to-shreds-over-homophobic-tweets


https://www.thewrap.com/ny-magazine-jerry-saltz-hannity-trump-apologizes-offensive-homophobic-tweet-poster/


https://www.thewrap.com/ny-magazine-jerry-saltz-hannity-trump-apologizes-offensive-homophobic-tweet-poster/


https://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2015-12-21/fury-apologies-for-27hurting27-people-with-homophobic-and-sex/7044756?pfmredir=sm


https://www.courant.com/hc-xpm-2011-01-31-hc-middletown-gay-javapalooza-0201-20110131-story.html


https://www.hiphopmagz.com/stormzy-offers-apology-for-offensive-homophobic-tweets/


https://m.sfgate.com/news/article/PAGE-ONE-After-15-Years-Actor-Apologizes-For-2982557.php


https://hollywoodlife.com/2018/11/19/ronnie-ortiz-magro-apology-jen-harley-jewish-barbie-jersey-shore-photo/


https://www.reddit.com/r/MMA/comments/739oyf/werdum_apologies_for_homophobic_slurs_made/

DO Y'THINK THAT MAYBE America's widows and orphans - whether living on the streets or living in safety - do you think that they might include parents and kids whose loved ones kept them fed and clothed but who've now died fighting to give others the right to speak their mind the same as you? 

It's too bad if my former church and its homosexual allies are offended by my non-negotiable unwillingness to apologize for writing that article. I've got more important tasks to carry out:

https://combatresearchandprose.com/

48,000 collateral consequences of criminal convictions, per Heritage Foundation:

https://twitter.com/combatresearch1/status/1072569955261001728?s=20

2 realities of homelessness are decaying medications and destroyed documents:

https://twitter.com/combatresearch1/status/1070797507570032640?s=20

5.5 million caregivers with inadequate resources to care for disabled veterans - and that number's just for veterans who are eligible for VA services:

https://twitter.com/combatresearch1/status/1070408246442094592?s=20

Call-out to fellow lawyers to provide pro bono legal services to the growing numbers of American veterans who end up in criminal justice system but who - due to "bad paper" discharges are ineligible for federally funded legal assistance:

https://twitter.com/combatresearch1/status/1063219697615663104?s=20

Those in military service are owned lock, stock, and barrel, by the government to use as it chooses

https://twitter.com/combatresearch1/status/1070876459760201729?s=2
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The Episcopal Church in America and its LGBT allies who've targeted this lawyer/researcher/writer and his vet-focused research for destruction because I wrote an article that made a legal case for amending the U.S. Constitution to define marriage as a union between one man and one woman, need to understand this:

The long list of recent public apologies that appears below might leave some of y'all thinking that you're entitled to an apology from me for having made a legal argument for enshrining heterosexual marriage in American law.

Don't waste your time.

The purpose, energy, and top-shelf quality of my work that you keep trying to strangle in the womb is simple:
I'm just doing my part with my particular skill set to keep at least some of our wounded warriors and their families alive. With those folks hemorrhaging from their souls, i don't have the time or patience to bother with whether Episcopal clergy and lay leaders or their gay, lesbian, trans, etc. allies are offended.

LOOKS LIKE KID ROCK GOT IT RIGHT:

"God forbid you say something a little wrong; you’re racist, homophobic, Islamophobic, this that and the other. People need to calm down, get a little less politically correct,” Kid Rock said, . . "

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/dec/2/kid-rock-booted-nashville-christmas-parade-after-j/

https://thehill.com/homenews/media/420988-brzezinski-apologizes-after-backlash-over-homophobic-remark

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2018/12/09/heisman-winner-kyler-murray-apologizes-anti-gay-tweets/

https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/07/entertainment/kevin-hart-oscars-step-down/index.html

https://www.forbes.com/sites/trentreinsmith/2017/11/01/ufc-champ-conor-mcgregor-issues-apology-for-homophobic-slur/#766d3ce828af

https://deadline.com/2018/10/cnn-kaitlan-collins-twitter-gay-slurs-homophobic-1202478156/

https://thegrio.com/2018/04/28/joy-anne-reid-apology-homophobic-blog-posts/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2018/12/10/ravens-player-apologizes-inexcusable-racist-homophobic-tweets/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.68aafd077339

https://www.esquire.com/entertainment/music/a23146253/eminem-kill-shot-homophobic-slur/

https://www.queerty.com/jason-statham-issues-bizarre-apology-allegedly-using-homophobic-slur-cant-remember-20180517

http://www.prowrestlingsheet.com/sam-adonis-apology-slurs/

http://www.xxlmag.com/news/2018/01/offset-apologizes-homophobic-lyrics/

https://www.si.com/mlb/2018/07/31/trea-turner-apology-racist-homophobic-tweets-nationals

https://www.complex.com/music/2018/08/city-girls-yung-miami-apologizes-for-controversial-tweets

https://www.ocregister.com/2018/07/29/sean-newcomb-apologizes-for-racist-and-homophobic-tweets-posted-as-a-teen/

http://exclaim.ca/music/article/ten_walls_apologizes_for_homophobic_rant

http://dailyhive.com/calgary/blue-jays-kevin-pillar-public-apology-homophobic-slur

http://www.cnn.com/2014/11/06/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/rose-mcgowan-gay-apology/index.html

https://www.all4women.co.za/1577762/entertainment/sa-celebs/twitter-rips-nadia-nakai-to-shreds-over-homophobic-tweets

https://www.thewrap.com/ny-magazine-jerry-saltz-hannity-trump-apologizes-offensive-homophobic-tweet-poster/

https://www.thewrap.com/ny-magazine-jerry-saltz-hannity-trump-apologizes-offensive-homophobic-tweet-poster/

https://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2015-12-21/fury-apologies-for-27hurting27-people-with-homophobic-and-sex/7044756?pfmredir=sm

https://www.courant.com/hc-xpm-2011-01-31-hc-middletown-gay-javapalooza-0201-20110131-story.html

https://www.hiphopmagz.com/stormzy-offers-apology-for-offensive-homophobic-tweets/

https://m.sfgate.com/news/article/PAGE-ONE-After-15-Years-Actor-Apologizes-For-2982557.php

https://hollywoodlife.com/2018/11/19/ronnie-ortiz-magro-apology-jen-harley-jewish-barbie-jersey-shore-photo/

https://www.reddit.com/r/MMA/comments/739oyf/werdum_apologies_for_homophobic_slurs_made/

DO Y'THINK THAT MAYBE America's widows and orphans - whether living on the streets or living in safety - do you think that they might include parents and kids whose loved ones kept them fed and clothed but who've now died fighting to give others the right to speak their mind the same as you?

It's too bad if my former church and its homosexual allies are offended by my non-negotiable unwillingness to apologize for writing that article. I've got more important tasks to carry out:

https://combatresearchandprose.com/

48,000 collateral consequences of criminal convictions, per Heritage Foundation:

https://twitter.com/combatresearch1/status/1072569955261001728?s=20

2 realities of homelessness are decaying medications and destroyed documents:

https://twitter.com/combatresearch1/status/1070797507570032640?s=20

5.5 million caregivers with inadequate resources to care for disabled veterans - and that number's just for veterans who are eligible for VA services:

https://twitter.com/combatresearch1/status/1070408246442094592?s=20

Call-out to fellow lawyers to provide pro bono legal
services to the growing numbers of American veterans who end up in criminal justice system but who - due to "bad paper" discharges are ineligible for federally funded legal assistance:

https://twitter.com/combatresearch1/status/1063219697615663104?s=20

Those in military service are owned lock, stock, and barrel, by the government to use as it chooses

https://twitter.com/combatresearch1/status/1070876459760201729?s=20
“Lawrence v. Texas makes clear that it is now time to amend the Constitution. It’s all well and good for the Supreme Court to ask whether consensual anal sex warrants listing for life on a sex offender registry. But the resulting opinion is the legal equivalent of a battleship’s 16-inch guns, with its 2,700 pound shells locked and loaded, aimed not at some light and transient sentiment but at the foundation of civil society. It rests on sweeping language that paves the way to finding a liberty interest in all consensual genitalia-related choices.”).”

Charles Bloeser. The Right of the People to Protect Marriage as a Heterosexual Union. I Do. No, You Don’t: does gay marriage warrant amending the U.S. Constitution? Tulsa Law Magazine 15 (Fall 2004). https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/a8f93927-d0c3-4045-a59f-db0f7d63ae19

Image credit Danny Kim for The New York Times. 19 January 2018.
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