The Importance of the Battle of Iwo Jima

Hal Van Hercke, owner of Castlegate Knife and Tool ( located in Sedalia, joins Kim to discuss the importance of the Battle of Iwo Jima.
The Kim Monson Show
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The Importance of the Battle of Iwo Jima

Kim is astonished that HB21-1059 Online Student Protection (protecting parents and their student’s rights) must be proposed. Today is the Anniversary of the end of the 1945 WWII Battle of Iwo Jima. Keith McKim, Vietnam Veteran SOG man (Studies and Observations Group), recites his narrative, Six Times Two Equals Thirteen, in honor of those who fought at Iwo Jima. Keith’s emotion is clearly heard as he tells the story of the six marines that raised the flag on Mount Suribachi in a “war that was not glorious but necessary,” “so that tyrants don’t dictate us,” and we can live in freedom “in a nation of warriors.” The statue honoring these six men is the largest bronze statue in the world. To hear Keith’s other recordings go to

Casper Stockham joins Kim to discuss how he will be a game changer if elected as the next Colorado GOP Chair. He will continue to train individuals on limited government and the vision of our founding documents, including the Declaration of Independence. He will enhance his work on changing hearts on a daily basis. Election integrity is essential and he will force transparency on the Secretary of State to do so. To learn more about Casper visit The election is Saturday, March 27th at the Denver Marriott DTC.

Jason McBride, Senior Vice President with Presidential Wealth Management, highlights his appreciation for those who fought in the battle at Iwo Jima.  He hopes that this part of our history is never “cancelled” and that this iconic image reminds future generations of this battle’s historic significance.  Many people are looking at their investments in light of the stock market.  This approach can be misleading as the NASDAQ has been declining. Tesla, for example, is down 30% from its high, Give Jason a call at 303-695-1600 to analyze your individual financial portfolio and see if you should consider any changes.

Hal Van Hercke, owner of Castlegate Knife and Tool ( located in Sedalia, joins Kim to discuss the importance of the Battle of Iwo Jima. Hal, a Veteran, notes that people must understand the sacrifices, heroism and loss of life that took place in this battle. Hal recommends four movies that he finds noteworthy giving different perspectives on the battle:  The Sands of Iwo Jima (starring John Wayne), The Outsider (starring Tony Curtis), Flags of our Fathers (directed by Clint Eastwood) and Letters of Iwo Jima (also directed by Eastwood). Veterans, active military and first responders receive a 10% discount every day on his products. Hal and Kim transition to the assault on small business. Hal believes this is intentional and is part of the plan to redistribute wealth. Eliminating wealth from small business owners builds large global companies that are complicit in giving a select elite group power and control. Educate yourself on The Great Reset ( Hal encourages owners to be vigilant, vocal and informed, especially now as those in the Denver Golden Dome introduce many bills that will lead to the destruction of the small business community. Testify in hearings. Contact legislators, county commissioners, mayors and city council members. Our life and our livelihood are in jeopardy and now is the time to engage in the battle for freedom.

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