12 Strong–Movie Review

12 Strong–Movie Review

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard & Jay Holmes Based on the best-selling book Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton, 12 Strong is the true story of the first US Army Special Forces team to go into Afghanistan to hunt down Taliban and al-Qaeda after the 9/11 terrorist...
The Troubling Case of Bowe Bergdahl

The Troubling Case of Bowe Bergdahl

By Jay Holmes Since his release from Taliban captivity on May 13, 2014, in exchange for five senior Taliban leaders, Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has been in the spotlight of the U.S. media. The Obama administration and much of the American media hailed the initial reports...

Bayard & Holmes CyberSmack – Rush Limbaugh

By Piper Bayard and Jay Holmes Last week, Georgetown law student Sarah Fluke testified at a congressional hearing and asked Congress to make it mandatory for employers to provide contraception coverage for their employees in their health insurance benefits. In...

Bradley Manning – The Facts Amid the Fury

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes On December 17, 2011, news channels in the US and Europe reported on Army Private Bradley Manning’s pretrial hearing in Fort Meade, Maryland. Manning is responding to charges that he passed to unauthorized parties over 250k...

We. Are. At. War.

By Piper Bayard My heart is heavy today thinking about our soldiers killed when our enemies brought down their Chinook helicopter in Afghanistan last week. Seventeen Navy SEALs, five conventional forces, three Air Force forward air controllers, five Army helicopter...