Friday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed The Washington Times National Security Correspondent since 1985, Bill Gertz on the newsmakers line to outline the consequences of US military withdrawal from Afghanistan.Read More
Tuesday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed (R-07) Congressman Mark Green to the newsmakers line
to discuss the flash flooding in his district and Joe Biden’s failures.
While the disadvantages of aging are often lamented and discussed, there are a few perks. One of which is having actual memories of events about which younger people can only read about or view on YouTube. For me, one of those memories etched indelibly in my mind is that of American helicopters airlifting diplomats and workers off of rooftops in Saigon as it fell.
I watched Vietnam fall with the voice of Walter Cronkite narrating. The symbolism of that long and failed endless American war was so vivid and so devastating that for me, like others in my generation, I was left to hope that the United States would never let something like that happen in the future.
Now, as I watch the scenes out of Afghanistan, I am put in mind of the immortal line given to us by New York Yankee legend Yogi Berra: It’s déjà vu all over again.Read More