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About badgerthebook

I am the proud father of SEAL Mark T. Carter, SOC, USN, who was KIA in Iraq on December 11, 2007 as part of a covert SEAL mission. I am proud to carry aloft the banner of Liberty and Virtue for which he gave his life.

Fake Truth

This is a really good essay on the importance of relying on, and the difficulty of finding, the Truth, in our current political climate–a subject that I addressed in the book, “BADGER–What He Died For”, in memory of my son, … Continue reading

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The Fifth American War by Victor Davis Hansen

The country is coming apart, and the advocates of radical egalitarianism are winning. The wars between Trump, the media, the deep state, and the progressive party — replete with charges and counter-charges of scandal, collusion, and corruption — are merely … Continue reading

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The Fundamental Question of our Time

“The fundamental question of our time: “Do we have the confidence in our values to defend them at any cost? Do we have enough respect for our citizens to protect our borders? Do we have the desire and the courage … Continue reading

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Excellent Sources on American Values

GO-TO SOURCES ON FREEDOM AND AMERICAN VALUES Victor Davis Hanson, Historian) Mr. Hanson is one of my favorite current authors. He speaks with experience and authority. He doesn’t demonize people, but presents the rational, level-headed case for whatever he writes. … Continue reading

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A Plea for the Triumph of Principles

A Plea for the Triumph of Principles How does a concerned citizen effect positive change in our world? In the current political discourse, we are inundated by passionate arguments and obfuscations, promoted by “talking heads” and “experts” of every persuasion, … Continue reading

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“BADGER, What He Died For…” just off the press!

I am proud to announce the publication of this book by Dorrance Publishers.  It is now available at  It is also available at The book was written to honor my son, SEAL Mark T. Carter, SOC, USN.  Mark was a … Continue reading

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