Chris Kyle: The Last Thing They Never Saw – The National Patriot


By Craig Andresen on February 6, 2013 for The National Patriot

Over The weekend, America lost a hero.

By now, his death is being cheered by our enemies and already, it has been disgraced by Ron Paul WHO TWEETED: “Chris Kyle’s death seems to confirm that ‘he who lives by the sword dies by the sword.’ Treating PTSD at a firing range doesn’t make sense.”

Navy Seal Chris Kyle was murdered by a former marine. Shot in the back at a gun range.

Ron Paul should be ashamed of himself.

Chris Kyle was the greatest sniper who ever lived and served 4 tours of duty. That is enough to make him a hero but, it simply wasn’t enough for Chris Kyle.

When asked if he had any regrets regarding his service and his activities as a sniper, Chris answered, point blank…Yes.

He said it wasn’t those he dispatched who haunted him but those Americans, Iraqi’s and other allies he was unable to save.

Chris Kyle recorded 160 kills and some, from as far distant as 21 football fields away.

That is 160 insurgents and terrorists who never again killed an American or an Iraqi who either had or was suspected OF aiding Americans.

Let’s not pretend we knew Chris Kyle. Outside his family, his wife, children parents only a handful of others really knew him.

His SEAL family may have known Chris Kyle better than anyone and because of who he was, what he did and where he was stationed, WE only got to know him because he wrote a book.

Sometimes though, that’s enough to know what sort of man he was.

He loved this country and Chris Kyle loved those who served this country.

Chris, we’re told, stepped up. He dedicated himself to serving those who served…us. When they came home and things weren’t right…They couldn’t sleep, didn’t feel they fit in anymore or suffered flashbacks from what they had seen, Chris Kyle helped them. He took them to familiar settings, places they felt comfortable, and engaged them in an activity they understood.

Chris Kyle took them to gun ranges.

There, they were in an environment they could grasp and with those who shared a passion and common experiences.

Kyle wasn’t alone with Eddie Ray Routh last Saturday at that Texas shooting range, His pal, Chad Littlefield was there too.

Routh, we’re told, may have suffered PTSD but, reports of that have been challenged. Whatever the reason, the 3 men were there and somehow, Eddie Ray Routh shot both Littlefield and Kyle in the back, killing them both.

Clearly Routh was troubled.

He had threatened suicide, threatened to kill his family and had been taken for mental treatment  twice…All over the last 4 months.

We may never know what set Routh off last Saturday but we now know that, he took Chris Kyle’s Ford pickup and drove to his sister’s home about 30 miles south of Fort Worth. When his sister asked whose truck he was driving, Routh told her, “I traded my soul for a new truck,” and then told her what he had done.


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Standing Up, That’s What We Do! We Stand Against Tyranny and Those Who Mean Us Harm

By Craig Andresen on November 4, 2012 for The National Patriot

Our Declaration of Independence, one of the greatest documents ever written, ends with these words:

“And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor.”

Those words, which should ring in the ears of every American are followed by 56 signatures.

Each man who affixed his name on that Declaration believed in those words and each did indeed pledge to each other their Lives, their Fortunes and their sacred Honor.

Do you think THEY…”Stood Down?”

Emphatically…They did NOT!

Did the Patriots who fought and died for the idea behind that document…”Stand Down?”


In the ice and snow of Valley Forge…Did Washington…”Stand Down?”


In the years after the war of revolution, when called upon to pen the Constitution, did James Madison “Stand Down?”

No. No he did not.

In the War of 1812, when things looked darkest and the British was sacking the White House…Who “Stood Down?”

No one. In fact, Dolley Madison took the portrait of Washington from the wall and saved it…for the NEW White House.

In the quest to put an end to slavery, did Lincoln “Stand Down?”

The burden of the war between the states was great but, no…NO HE DID NOT “stand Down.”

Our country is FULL of people who never “Stood Down” and it always has been. From those who, with an idea and firm resolve gave birth to this great nation, fought for it, died for it and settled it to those who built it, powered it, explored it and added to it.

Did those who came here from lands far away, who felt free upon seeing Lady Liberty and who learned the language and our culture to make a better life for themselves, their children and their children’s children “Stand Down?”

Certainly not.

His advisers told him not to say it, they told him not to use the line in his speech. It was too forceful they told him…It would be upsetting.

Did Ronald Reagan “Stand Down?”

“Stand DOWN???”

No…Ronald Reagan Stood UP at the Brandenburg Gate.

He STOOD UP at the Brandenburg Gate…..

“Mr. Gorbachev…TEAR DOWN THIS WALL!”

Standing up. That’s what we do. We stand UP when our nation is threatened. We Stand UP, when freedom is threatened. We STAND UP when against tyranny and those who mean us harm.



Congressman Allen West…20 Questions with The National Patriot – Audio Interview

By Craig Andresen on December 14, 2011 at 4:55 pm

We, at The National Patriot, cannot thank Congressman Allen West enough for taking time today for this exclusive interview!

In my conversation with Congressman West, we covered a great deal of ground from Israel to Fast and Furious…His military service, a possible VP nod and today’s vote on the much criticized National Defense Authorization Act.

We hope you enjoy Part 1 of “20 Questions” with Congressman Allen West!!

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