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3 cover feature This speech was broadcast by legendary ABC Radio commentator Paul Harvey on April 3, 1965: If I were the prince of darkness, I would want to engulf the whole world in darkness. I d have a third of its real estate and four-fifths of its population, but I would not be happy until I had seized the ripest apple on the tree thee. So, I would set about however necessary to take over the United States. I d subvert the churches first, and I would begin with a campaign of whispers. With the wisdom of a serpent, I would whisper to you as I whispered to Eve: Do as you please. To the young, I would whisper that the Bible is a myth. I would convince the children that man created God instead of the other way around. I d confide that what s bad is good and what s good is square. And the old, I would teach to pray after me, Our Father, which are in Washington Then, I d get organized, I d educate authors in how to make lurid literature exciting so that anything else would appear dull and uninteresting. see story on page 4 >>> The Military Press May 1, 2012 Publisher Richard T. Matz Editor / Design Trevor Watson Customer Service Manager Carol Williams Advertising Manager Valerie Swaine Sales Director - Multimedia Mike Miller Account Representatives: Michelle Hull, James Wyatt Isaac Banks Public Relations Lisa Matz Production / Web Manager Sandra Powers Graphic Design / Web Joe Yang Distribution Ernest Moralez Dennis Winks 9715 Carroll Centre Road, Suite #104 San Diego, CA Tel WIN MOVIE TICKETS In the movie Hellcats of the Navy Nancy Davis plays what character? local-events/giveaways the nuclear threat By Cal Thomas Not so Secret Service In the 1962 Howard Lindsay-Russel Crouse-Irving Berlin Broadway musical, Mr. President, one of the songs in the production is titled The Secret Service, which begins, the Secret Service makes me nervous... If allegations are true that at least 11 Secret Service agents and several members of the U.S. military consorted with prostitutes prior to President Obama s arrival in Cartagena, Colombia, it should make a lot of people nervous. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has pledged that lawmakers will be looking over the shoulder of the inspector general as the Department of Homeland Security office investigates the allegations. The accused have been placed on administrative leave and their security clearances have been revoked. continues on page 8 >>> For many servicemen, the battle is over, but the ink lives on. Thousands of soldiers have chosen to commemorate their military service through tattoos, a custom as old as war paint itself. Yet military tattoos go far beyond the usual anchor and eagle clichés, and are often as complex and varied as the military experience. For the first time, documentary photographer Kyle Cassidy has sought out veterans who marked their military service with a tattoo and they are shown here in all their glory; fresh, faded, sometimes intertwined with wounds, physical and otherwise. And the stories behind these tattoos, both conventional and surprising, are just as engaging. In a transient world, with shifting enemies, mores, leaders, and friends, this is a testament to the values of a permanent commemoration. The unique journey into each soldier s story will captivate you. Not only is this book a great resource for history and military buffs, but it is also a great reference for tattoo artists. see story on page 28 >>> For advertising information, call (858) May 1, 2012 THE MILITARY PRESS 3
4 Cover Commentary Feature I d threaten TV with dirtier movies, and vice-versa. I d peddle narcotics to whom I could. I d sell alcohol to ladies and gentlemen of distinction. I d tranquilize the rest with pills. If I were the devil, I d soon have families at war with themselves, churches at war with themselves and nations at war with themselves until each, in its turn, was consumed. And with promises of higher ratings, I d have mesmerizing media fanning the flames. If I were the devil, I would encourage schools to refine young intellect but neglect to discipline emotions, just let those run wild. I d tell teachers to let those students run wild. And before you knew it, you d have drug-sniffing dogs and metal detectors at every schoolhouse door. Within a decade, I d have prisons overflowing and judges promoting pornography. Soon, I would evict God from the courthouse, then from the schoolhouse, and then from the houses of Congress. In his own churches, I would substitute psychology for religion and deify science. I d lure priests and pastors into misusing boys and girls and church money. If I were the devil I d make the symbol of Easter an egg, and the symbol of Christmas a bottle. If I were the devil, I d take from those who have and give to those who wanted until I had killed the incentive of the ambitious. What ll you bet I couldn t get whole states to promote gambling as the way to get rich? I would caution against extremes, and hard work, and patriotism, and moral conduct. I d convince the young that marriage is old-fashioned, that swinging is more fun. That what you see on TV is the way to be. And thus, I could undress you in public and lure you into bed with diseases for which there are no cures. In other words, if I were the devil, I d just keep right on doing what he s doing. Paul Harvey, Good Day. Continued from page 3 This speech was broadcast by legendary ABC Radio commentator Paul Harvey on April 3, 1965: Continued from page 3 LIVE STAND-UP COMEDY AT THE AMERICAN COMEDY COMPANY! T H E M O S T A M A Z I N G D I N I N G E X P E R I E N C E UNDER THE SUN With the exquisite Southland Coastal Cuisine of 1500 OCEAN, the casual California style of Sheerwater, the legendary Sunday Brunch in the historic Crown Room and the light and breezy fare of Babcock & Story Bar, Hotel del Coronado is San Diego s premier beachfront dining destination. MILITARY DISCOUNTS FOR MOTHER S DAY BRUNCH SAN DIEGO, CA 800-HOTELDEL HOTELDEL.COM MAY MAY 05 MAY THRU Johnny Sanchez Harland Williams Military Discount: Receive 10% off Food & Drinks Must present valid Military ID to receive discount. Offer good for up to four guests per valid Military I.D. presented. The American Comedy Co Live Stand-Up Comedy Club & Restaurant 818 B 6th Ave., San Diego (619) Open Tuesday-Sunday 21+, 2 Item min. required facebook.com/theamericancomedyco Felipe Esparza Only 24 Only 24 Only 24 twitter.com/americancomco 4 May 1, 2012 THE MILITARY PRESS
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6 Cover Commentary Feature agenda 21 Agenda 21 is a plan for New World Order From time to time, we have been tempted to believe that society has become too complex to be managed by self-rule, that government by an elite group is superior to government for, by, and of the people. But if no one among us is capable of governing himself, then who among us has the capacity to govern someone else? All of us together, in and out of government, must bear the burden. Ronald Reagan, First Inaugural Address (1981) Agenda 21 is the 21st Century PLAN for a New World Order through GLOBAL GOVERNANCE. Agenda 21 is the ELITIST plan to control your life demanding you, do as I say, not as I do. You will be required to give up your individual freedom, your personal property and redistribute your wealth. Gone forever will be American exceptionalism, American nationalism and the western way of life as all will be classified as unsustainable. The ELITISTS will use the government to take your money, exercise more power and to control every aspect of your life. Agenda 21 is not a Democratic or Republican plan, it reaches across the aisle. The Elite will call us names and make up lies to try and divide us. We will not listen. We Are Americans and we will never give up our lives, family, moraln for Oklahoma THANK YOU Where Your Accomplishments Are Valued! The USS Midway Museum is available for military retirements, re-enlistments, changes of command, and other military events. We re proud to be your resource! Contact Meaghann Harbinson for more information (619) THE SAN DIEGO PADRES WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES WHO SERVE OUR COUNTRY, AND THEIR FAMILIES WHO SERVE WITH THEM. MILITARY SPOUSE APPRECIATION DAY Presented by TriWest Sunday, May 6 vs. Marlins at 1:05pm SALUTE TO THE MILITARY CHILD Presented by TriWest Sunday, May 20 vs. Angels at 1:05pm BUY EARLY & SAVE! 6 May 1, 2012 THE MILITARY PRESS
7 Cover Feature Resolution Exposing United Nations Agenda 21 The United Nations Agenda 21 is a comprehensive plan of extreme environmentalism, social engineering and global political control, that was initiated at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1992; and, The United Nations Agenda 21 is being covertly pushed into local communities throughout the United States of America through the International Council of Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) through local sustainable development policies such as Smart Growth, Wildlands Project, Resilient Cities, Regional Visioning Projects, and other Green or Alternative projects; and, This United Nations Agenda 21 plan of radical so-called sustainable development views the American way of life of private property ownership, singlefamily homes, private car ownership and individual travel choices, and privately owned farms; all as destructive to the environment; and, According to the United Nations Agenda 21 policy, social justice is described as the right and opportunity of all people to benefit equally from the resources afforded us by society and the environment which would be accomplished by socialist/communist redistribution of wealth; and, according to the United Nations Agenda 21 policy National sovereignty is deemed a social injustice; now therefore be RESOLVED, that the U.S. government and no state or local government is legally bound by the United Nations Agenda 21 treaty in that it has never been endorsed by the (U.S.) Senate, and therefore be it further RESOLVED, that the federal and state and local governments across the country be well informed of the underlying harmful implications of implementation of United Nations Agenda 21 destructive strategies for sustainable development and we hereby endorse rejection of its radical policies and rejection of any grant monies attached to it. What do you think? We d like to hear We welcome your comments, critique and opinions. Send to Over 30 Years experience *Call Military FREE with ID in May FREE SPACE in May to promote & fund-raise! LIPO 750 Per Area or 200 Off Any Procedure GET YOUR PERFECT LOOK, CALL TODAY! Actual Patients... Amazing Results! Where Everything Old Is New Again and there's always treasure to be found! Parking & Kids 11 & under FREE! OPEN EVERY FRI. SAT. & SUN. 7AM - 3PM 3500 Sports Arena Blvd. Before Before William J. Seare MD, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon SPECIALIZING IN AROUND THE WORLD AB & THIGH TRANSFORMATION SPECIALIZE IN AWAKE ANESTHESIA PROCEDURES LATEST MICRO-LIPO TECHNOLOGY WITH EXTREME RESULTS COMPLETE MOMMY-MAKEOVERS REMOVE UP TO 90% OF FAT PERMANENTLY USE YOU OWN FAT FOR BREAST, BUTTOCKS AND FACE ENHANCEMENT CALL Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA *Bring in actual quote from competing surgeon, we will beat or match the price! Based on percentage of fat removal. For advertising information, call (858) May 1, 2012 THE MILITARY PRESS 7 After After
8 Commentary 8 May 1, 2012 THE MILITARY PRESS Continued from page 3 Self-discipline is more effective than imposed discipline. When a child is disciplined for bad behavior, he can be punished, but punishment Don t do this? What about the honor and noble history of the Secret Service, created in 1865 to stop the spread of counterfeit currency, and the reputation of the nation you represent? doesn t always change his attitude. One who disciplines himself, however, is better able to control his actions and foresee what damage bad behavior would cause to his reputation and family. With such foresight and with hindsight to see how bad decisions have caused others to run amok he can avoid a personal and professional train wreck. Was there no one among the Secret Service agents and military service members in Cartagena wise enough to say, Don t do this? What about the honor and noble history of the Secret Service, created in 1865 to stop the spread of counterfeit currency, and the reputation of the nation you represent? Has honor gone the way of fidelity and what we once called morality, before morals became self-defining? If any of these men are married, shouldn t their wives have an expectation that their husbands will live up to their marriage vows? What if there are children? If these allegations are true, divorces will surely follow, as will the fallout of divorce, which will be brought down on the heads of kids, damaging their lives. Is a one night stand with a prostitute worth such destruction? One doesn t have to be Tom Clancy to develop a plot of political intrigue that could actually have taken place in Cartagena. In 2007 an investigation by Telemundo and NBC News found that, the Iranian-backed Hezbollah militia has taken root in South America, fostering a well-financed force of Islamist radicals boiling with hatred for the United States and ready to die to prove it. Suppose one of them masqueraded as a prostitute and lured a Secret Service agent, or a high-ranking member of the U.S. military, into bed. She then threatens the American with exposure unless he reveals the movements of the president of the United States when he arrived at the Summit of the Americas. He does and the president is assassinated. Several reports have indicated that the Secret Service agents had hard copies of the president s itinerary in their hotel rooms. Boys will be boys, but men should be men; real men, not Mad Men, or the promiscuous men lauded in men s magazine that are always on the prowl for new conquests. I m speaking about men of honor and integrity who are the same in the dark as they are in the light. We don t catch virtue as one might catch a cold. It must be taught, even imposed by discipline. In our anything goes culture where to claim one form of behavior is superior to another can get you branded a (insert name of offended group), -ist, fewer are willing to risk criticism by standing for something. Instead, they fall for anything, even prostitutes on a taxpayer-funded trip.
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