I like many Americans consume true crime like it is my morning bowl of cereal. I can’t get enough of it some days. I think it is cause I have an addiction to detective shows since I was little. But there is another reason why I am talking about true crime today. As someone that studies politics and policy in the classroom, I can’t help but under if the we as a nation of Americans are doing enough to have justice in America. Upon a recommendation by my Pinterest feed I started listening to the Serial Podcast.
I love a good crime/cop show. Who doesn’t? But there are many different cop shows out there. However, there is one show that I keep going back to because it is one of the best cop shows out there. What show is it? Good question. It is NCIS: Navy Criminal Investigative Service. If you have no idea what I am talking about, then I suggest reading on to see why you should binge NCIS.
September 11 is a day marked in history by the horror we witnessed of the twin towers falling in New York City, but this September 11 I wanted to focus on an unsung holiday called Patriot Day. A holiday that should be celebrated with more valor, but mass media solely focused on the terror incident of 2001. So let me start by defining what makes a patriot.
A patriot is a person supports their country and is prepared to defend it against enemies. Men and women give up their lives and leave behind their family for months at a time to serve . They uphold the ideals of our country and serve as the protection against those who which us harm. They live often times off the little paychecks they receive for their time served. They are not thanked or appreciated often when they pass us, the everyday citizen, by.
I decided to dive into The Art Of War and figure out what was the value of this literature piece. So after spending several days curled with this book, here is what I came away with.