Michelle Zook

Michelle Zook

A native Texan currently living it up in Utah, Michelle served five years in the Air Force as an Air Battle Manager, attaining the rank of captain. These days, she's pursuing a MA Public Policy at Liberty University, chasing two little ones around, staying caught up on the news, and supposedly writing the Next Great American Novel. She's a firm believer in the Constitution, states' rights, and individual liberties.

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By Michelle Zook On Friday, June 14th, 2013
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If There Isn’t Freedom In America, Where Can We Look?

If freedom in America is gone, then where do we look to find our beacon of freedom? What does freedom mean to you? We talk about freedom a lot in America, usually around three specific dates, and usually with the More...

By Michelle Zook On Saturday, June 1st, 2013
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Why The Outrage Over Marines Losing A Hot Meal In Afghanistan?

“The drawdown diet: Marines steamed by loss of hot meal at Afghanistan base” was covered by NBC News this week. Why are some Americans — and some conservatives — outraged about marines losing More...

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By Michelle Zook On Friday, May 31st, 2013
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Conservatives Must Say “No” To Federally-Funded Storm Cellars In Moore, OK

As conservatives, libertarians and contrarians, we can’t set aside the Constitution at times when emotions run high. We must say “no” to federally funded storm cellars in Moore, OK. Within hours after More...

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By Michelle Zook On Thursday, May 30th, 2013
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The Sacrifice of a Military Family: “Mommy, where is my daddy?”

A three-year-old who doesn’t understand her daddy is off to war asks, “mommy, where is my daddy?” Do the politicians who send them to war sacrifice at all? As the mother of a three-year old, I More...

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By Michelle Zook On Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
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Military Families Being Forced To Live On Base

A recent policy change has been submitted to mandate all new military families being stationed in Naples must live on base. Between sequestration and the expense of providing base housing allowances to military More...

By Michelle Zook On Monday, May 20th, 2013

DEVASTATION: Tornadoes Rip Through Midwest

Storm sirens in May in Oklahoma are not all that unexpected. Neither do they usually turn so tragic so soon. Following Sunday’s outbreak of tornadoes in the Oklahoma City Metro area, officials spent Monday surveying More...

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By Michelle Zook On Saturday, May 11th, 2013

Dear Gabriel: The Untold Story of a Military Mom

Dear Gabriel, I don’t know you and may never meet you. I didn’t know your mommy, either, and I’m sorry that you will only know her through stories and pictures. I remember, though, that first day of zipping More...