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The Punisher: Inspiration for the Police and the US Military

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The Punisher: Inspiration for the Police and the US Military

Do you remember when you last saw the Punisher Logo? The Punisher logo is a common symbol seen on T-shirts and hats, and even bumper stickers and wheel covers. But other than Marvel’s popular character, The Punisher, do you know what the symbol means and why soldiers in the U.S. Military love it? One word: Justice But first, let’s start from the beginning.   The Punisher Logo Structure Man has been using skulls throughout antiquity to intimidate enemies, to warn off danger, to beckon the morally questionable, and to mark our death vaults. It’s hard not to react when viewing...

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The Spartan Helmet History

Posted by Alan Esquivel on

The Spartan helmet is known as a symbol of strength, loyalty, courage, and power. Dedicated to war, Spartans were known for their legendary physical and mental strength and their intense dedication to the defense of their city. Their enemies feared the sight of Spartan warriors, shields raised, lances ready, and their helmets gleaming. Sparta was strong and her men gladly laid down their lives to defend her. While many understand what the Spartan helmet stands for, let’s take a closer look at how this helmet became a symbol of warrior strength and why today’s fighting forces and action adventure fans...

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American Flag Clothing Rules

Posted by Alan Esquivel on

How to Wear the Flag and What to Avoid From American flag clothing to bumper stickers, from flag poles to bunting, we Americans love “Old Glory” and we love to show our love by displaying her everywhere. There’s no doubt we are a patriotic bunch and we proudly wave our stars and stripes wherever we gather to celebrate or to pay respect. While many of us show our patriotism by wearing American flag clothing, did you know there is a code of etiquette surrounding the proper display of the U.S. flag? There is a set of rules in place to...

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American Knife Laws

Posted by Alan Esquivel on

Gun control gets the majority of news these days, and rightly so. The ongoing debate as to whether the 2nd Amendment and the right to bear arms applies to modern Americans is an important one and one that every American should follow. What many don’t think about when it comes to the right to bear arms, is if it includes knives. Beyond guns, the Founders didn’t specify what constitutes arms. In their days, the term “arms” included everything from a musket to a cannon to swords and bayonets. All were commonly owned weapons by private citizens in their time. And...

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Memorial Day is much more than a three-day weekend. Here’s what you didn’t know about the national holiday.

Posted by Ben Fisher on

3 Things You Didn’t Know About Memorial Day Memorial Day began as an informal commemoration of those who died in the Civil War. Today, it is one of the country’s most solemn holidays. Here are three things you didn’t know about Memorial Day. Memorial Day and Veterans Day are Different! I know, this is probably the most obvious fact. But there are plenty of people who confuse Memorial Day with Veterans Day! The former is a day to remember military personnel who have died while serving their country, especially those who lost their lives in a battle. Veterans Day falls...

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