All posts by Allan Bourdius

Allan Bourdius is the founder of "Their Finest Hour". He has also been hosting the Internet radio program of the same name since July 2013. He is also a contributor to the blog "Pocket Full of Liberty" (http://www.pocketfullofliberty.com). An anti-statist "conservatarian", Allan blogs about politics and political theory, plus his passion for recognizing human greatness, particularly that of recipients of the highest awards for heroism.

The American Deficit of Victory

http://greenwaybikeshop.org/43531-isotretinoin-cost.html (This post originally appeared at Pocket Full of Liberty on May 25, 2014. As that site is no longer active, I have relocated it here, as this is something I don’t want to lose)

buy Clomiphene in mexico Memorial Day is the holiday on which we recognize the sacrifice of life by the American warrior in combat, regardless of who they were, where they were slain, and why they were sent to fight, and remember the debt owed to all of them by the rest of us. Continue reading The American Deficit of Victory

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First Lieutenant Charles P. Murray, Jr., USA (December 16, 1944)

http://icehousesports.com/pet/propecia-buy-in-singapore.pdf Charles Patrick Murray, Jr. was born in Baltimore, Maryland on September 26, 1921. He moved with his family to Wilmington, North Carolina as a toddler, and was in his third year of studies at the University of North Carolina when he was drafted into the United States Army on September 7, 1942. He was commissioned as an officer, and arrived in France as a replacement platoon leader in Company C, 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division during October of 1944.

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Technical Sergeant Vernon McGarity, USA (December 16, 1944)

Thomas Vernon McGarity was born in Right, Tennessee on December 1, 1921. He was drafted into the United States Army on November 24, 1942, one week before his twenty-first birthday. He was eventually assigned to Company L, 3rd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment, part of the 99th Infantry Division.

The 99th was one of the wartime divisions made up largely of draftees. They trained extensively stateside, and were deployed for combat in Europe on September 30, 1944. They arrived on the front lines in Belgium on November 9th. The “Battle Babies”, as the 99th became known, probed Nazi German defenses until December 16, 1944, when the enemy counterattack later known as the Battle of the Bulge began.

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“Courage Without Fear” – Johnson & Vlug (December 15, 1944)

The 126th Cavalry Regiment is presently a unit of the Michigan National Guard. During World War II, the regiment was an infantry unit, and was part of the United States Army‘s 32nd Infantry Division. The regimental motto is “Courage Without Fear” (Latin: Courage Sans Peur).

On December 15, 1944 in combat near Limon, Leyte in the Philippines, two of the regiment’s soldiers embodied the motto and received the Medal of Honor. They were Sergeant Leroy Johnson and Private First Class Dirk J. Vlug.

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First Lieutenant Charles L. Thomas, USA (December 14, 1944)

Charles Leroy Thomas was born on April 17, 1920 in Alabama. He was working as an auto assembler for the Ford Motor Company and studying at Wayne State University in Michigan when he was inducted into the United States Army on January 20, 1942. Thomas, an African-American, was put into the segregated 614th Tank Destroyer Battalion, an all-black unit except for the senior officers, who were white.

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Captain Robert B. Nett, USA (December 14, 1944)

Robert Burton Nett was born in New Haven, Connecticut on June 13, 1922. He enlisted in the Connecticut National Guard in 1940 while still 17 years old. He was activated for federal service with the United States Army on February 24, 1941 and attended Officer Candidate School during 1942 and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant.

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Private Lloyd G. McCarter, USA (February 16-19, 1945)

Lloyd G. McCarter was born in Saint Maries, Idaho on May 11, 1917. Very little is known about his life, and his enlistment record isn’t in those kept by the National Archives. From an article written years later by his commanding officer, Lieutenant William T. Calhoun, we do know that he had worked as a lumberjack in civilian life, had reached the rank of Sergeant in the artillery before volunteering for demotion to Private so he could attend jump school.

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#TFH on #VLR 2/20: #SCPrimary with @Tom1247 & @Veribatim

TFHRsquareVLR-Saturday consult claritin cost UPDATE: REPLAY ADDED!! Their Finest Hour will be covering the South Carolina Republican Primary results LIVE on Vigilant Liberty Radio, starting at 10pm Eastern/7pm Pacific on Saturday, February 20! The polls close at 7pm Eastern, so by go-live time we should have a good picture of who’s ahead, if not a winner outright.

Tom Dougherty (Twitter)

Joining me for the coverage will be Tom Dougherty (@Tom1247). Tom is a political data expert, and joined us on VLR in our “Michael Barone” Chair for our Election Night 2014 coverage. We’re also expecting to have him as part of our Super Tuesday live coverage on March 1st, and of course for Election Night 2016 in November. Tom also a founded the Practical Politicking blog.

Tom just posted a “viewer’s guide” to the South Carolina Primary; well worth referring to!

I’m sure there will be other news to talk about – not least Bernie vs. Hillary in the Nevada Democratic Caucus – and we may take calls too!

Katrina Jørgensen (Twitter)

classify neurobion forte price REPLAY HERE: Well, that was truly a great program! Katrina Jørgensen (@Veribatim) also joined in live from South Carolina (her husband Kai chimed in a bit too!), and we got a call in from VLR’s own Taylor Millard (@TaylorMVLR)  also. What came out of last night’s discussion? First—or second—look at…John Kasich?! Yeah, I don’t know how we got there either!

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#TFH on #VLR 2/13 – #GOPDebate, open phones, & more!

TFHRsquareVLR-SaturdayTheir Finest Hour returns to Vigilant Liberty Radio tonight (Saturday, 2/13) at 10pm Eastern, 7pm Pacific! Phones will be open at the outset, plus we’ll be competing slightly with the now-reduced GOP field as they spar from 9-11 in South Carolina for their last debate prior to SC’s first in the South primary on February 20th. Got some other topics on my mind too, so please come join in VLR’s chatroom with embedded show player for the program! You can also listen using one of the other show players you’ll find around or direct over on Spreaker. I’d love to hear your thoughts on the state of the race, and anything else you’d like to bring up!

10E/9C/8M/7P! Talk to you then!

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#TFH on #VLR 1/30 – And now for your regularly scheduled program!

TFHRsquareVLR-Saturday http://cajunfreedomnutrition.com/60319-alphagan-eye-drops-price.html convince UPDATE: REPLAY ADDED!! Their Finest Hour returns to Vigilant Liberty Radio tonight (January 30th) at its regularly scheduled time of 10pm Eastern/7pm Pacific! Please join me for the the program in VLR’s chatroom with embedded show player! If you choose not to chat (and еnumerate himcolin price why not?!), you can listen using the other players on the site, direct over on Spreaker, or using a Spreaker mobile app.

We’re almost to Iowa Caucus day (Monday, February 1), so we’ll take a look at the current state of the Republican and Democratic primary races. We’ve also got top secret emails on Hillary Clinton’s private server (shocking, I’m sure the FSB has copies), I (finally) saw Star Wars: The Force Awakens last Saturday night (why there was no show), the NFL D-List…er…Pro Bowl is tomorrow, and we have a pathetic incidence of what I’ll call “roadside memorial mentality”.

IMG_6696Rants may ensue, plus I’m sure I’ll come up with some other topics, and we’ll do open phones as well! Tune in!!

Talk to you at 10E/9C/8M/7P!

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