Remembering the quintessential American Hero - and his son - On Memorial Day. To Stewart, patriotism was a shared ideal. Even the wealthy and well-connected had the sacred duty to stand up and fight for their country. So Stewart...
An American World War II veteran visited the country that he helped save for the first time in 71 years -- and died there. Melvin Rector of Barefoot Bay, Florida, this month returned to England, where he was based as a gunner and radio operator on B-17 Flying Fortress Bombers in 1945, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Show More Summary
Taya Kyle has been a vocal advocate and adamant about preserving the memory of famed American hero sniper Chris Kyle, but Taya has yet to comment on recent allegations and a Navy investigation that Chris might have embellished some of his awards and accomplishments while serving time as a Navy SEAL. Show More Summary
Though Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer, it is a somber holiday. It is a day to honor some of the true American Heroes, the members of our Armed Forces who paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving to protect Americans and our way of life. Show More Summary
This is an unprofessional amateurish assault on the fine memory of an American hero, Chris Kyle! The lane brains at this silly website that isn’t worth my time mentioning don’t
As part of its ongoing 25th Anniversary celebration, American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) announced today its May Autoimmune Heroes - private family foundations and individuals whose personal experience with autoimmune disease has led them to be incredible research fundraisers.
“American Sniper” Chris Kyle was revealed to have greatly embellished his military service record, documents revealed today. Conservatives, who consider Kyle a hero for shooting more people than any other sniper, had a hard time handling the news. Many blame the “liberal...
This is a little disappointing. On Wednesday, some disturbing news came to light about late Navy SEAL hero Chris Kyle's impressive military achievements. The former sharpshooter, who was portrayed by Bradley Cooper in American Sniper, was famous for having over 160 sniper kills, the most in U.S. military history. Related: Chris' Wife Grills Barack Obama On Gun Control! Before [...]
Chris Kyle, a man widely celebrated as an American hero following his memoir “American Sniper” and the subsequent release of a film based upon it, massively exaggerated his military service record, new documents reveal.
The traveling American Heroes Air Show visited Seattle's Museum of Flight on May 21 for the first time since 2012. The helicopters-only show, which was held in Austin earlier in May and is scheduled for Los Angeles in June, does not feature traveling aircraft. Show More Summary
Move over, hydraulic press couple. The newest YouTube hero is a woman calling herself "PyroGirl" who can turn pretty much anything into a firecracker using some match heads and an American sense of ingenuity. She made a firecracker out...Show More Summary
LISA DE PASQUALE: Outsourcing Masculinity: Where Have All the American Action Heroes Gone? “Most of them fall into two categories: 1) Over 50 years old and 2) Not born in the United States.”
In modern America, those screaming the loudest for tolerance are often the most-intolerant ones to be found. After an American war hero spoke some commonsense about not wanting men to
Is the O.J. Simpson trial really worth 18 hours more TV? It sure is - now more than ever. The trial of O.J. Simpson, American hero (and, later, American punchline), dominated television for almost a year in the mid-1990s. It's probably the most-publicized court case in American history. Show More Summary
On May 13, husband, dad, and American hero Ben Patterson posted an image to Facebook of his young son Declan in his carseat, covered in puke. He also included a series of screenshots of a one-sided text conversation (more of a diatribe,...Show More Summary
I missed this last week, but this is great news: In a major vindication for Edward Snowden — and a blow for the national security policy pursued by Republicans and Democrats alike — the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled Thursday that the National Security Agency’s metadata collection program is unlawful. This […]
“It’s sort of weird, being honored for the worst day of your life.” Billy Lynn and a handful of other American soldiers are honored as war heroes after serving in Iraq. In the midst of the celebration, Billy looks back at his experiences. Ang Lee adapts Ben Fountain’s satirical novel.
"Art of the Deal"-era Donald Trump was a fictional serial killer's hero, but Trump 2016 inspires something scarier
(May 11, 2016 07:25 AM, by Alberto Mingardi) A book review by Samuel Goldman on The American Conservative alerted me to "We Can Be Heroes: The Radical Individualism of David Bowie" by Robert Dean Lurie, a short e-book whose title is self-explanatory. I shall confess I wasn't much... (0 COMMENTS)
As of 2011, an estimated 9 million Americans identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender1, yet Hollywood blockbusters continue to overlook the existence of queer people, especially the ones already fighting crime on comic pages where there are at least 37 openly LGBTQ characters. Show More Summary