Tag: Chris kyle

Interviewing Chris Kyle and, 4 Years Later, Taya Kyle

 

When I’m not writing articles like this, my day job is producing “Cam and Company” (Cam being Cam Edwards, not me; I’m in the Company) on NRA News. The job has allowed me to work with very talented people, travel the country extensively, and occasionally interview politicians, celebrities, and everyday Americans.

Every year, we take NRA News to Las Vegas to broadcast live from the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show, or the SHOT Show. They’re always star-studded broadcasts, and being in Vegas doesn’t suck.

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I’ve been writing about how social class has emerged in the work of the most successful contriver of popular spectacles, Marvel / Disney, who is never suspected of peddling anything but mindless fun. I am not really surprised at this development: Heroes in America tend to emerge in stories about protection–about caring for those in need […]

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The Speech of Political Manliness

 

Leadership is deeds, not speeches (except, one supposes, speeches that take on the force of deeds). The media and Washington-the-place are the problem. The surplus of spirit in the people is the solution. The president should serve something greater than himself — like Washington-the-man going back to his farm, a very Cincinnatus, relinquishing power after fully discharging his duties. Mr. Perry obviously believes he would not shrink in the comparison — he could withstand the gaze of millions, like the poet says.

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Disclaimer – I’ve not seen the movie.  I likely won’t see it.  The article linked and quoted herein was written by a blogger who is himself an Iraq War veteran (in this case a medical corpsman) a firearms enthusiast, and a sometime firearms journalist. Any discussion of Chris Kyle, American Sniper (the book), or American Sniper (the […]

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