Posts Categorized: Global Regions

"Leave no fallen comrade behind"....except Afghan Terps?

“Leave no fallen comrade behind”….except Afghan Terps?

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The price of aiding and abetting the U.S.? One of the most often repeated phrases in our military culture is “Leave No Fallen Comrade Behind.” Many service members relied so heavily on their Afghan and Iraqi translators that some were considered members of the unit. It goes without saying that, when troops are in the… Read more »

Bush would have gone to France

Bush would have gone to France

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October 30, 2001. Game 3 of the World Series. George Bush throws out the first pitch of World Series. In the frenzy of the aftermath of the 9-11 attacks, George Bush made his country proud. In the aftermath of what some call France’s 9-11, Barack Obama hid. Twitchy noted Obama’s absence: Barack Obama sent three… Read more »

What Islam brings to the world today

What Islam brings to the world today

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It’s called the “Religion of Peace.” It’s described as “tolerant.” It’s bullshit. Let’s review what Islam brings to the world lately, beyond the Charlie Hebdo murders. Radical Islam a growing threat to sub-Saharan Christians – report Radical Islamists were the main persecutors of Christians around the world last year, not only in the Middle East… Read more »

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Friday Frownies

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Does anyone notice an obvious difference between these cartoons: And this: The lamest ones are the ones that depict a growth of pens in response to the Islamic violence that attempts to silence the pens. Why? Because these cartoonists aren’t actually taking any risks. The Bringbackourgirls hashtag activism came to mind as I read about… Read more »

Paris Vigil

A French Lesson For Our Media

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A profound event has awakened a lethargic world. Millions of people have instantly materialized in city squares across Europe and in cities elsewhere around the globe in peaceful demonstrations of solidarity with those slain in the Muslim terrorist attacks on the offices of the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris. Most of the signs carried by the mourners held very simple and very telling words, “Je Suis Charlie.”

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Outsourcing The Power Position

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We head into New Year celebrations enjoying a few extra dollars to spend, or put away for future needs, grateful that gasoline prices at the pump have eased enough to be felt. We also wish for continuation in this trend so that each of us can bask in a little relief from the ever-escalating costs on foods and daily necessities. Grateful, yes, but to whom, and more importantly, why?

Obama addressing Marine Corp

Selling Illusions

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Taking a short break from his daily golfology program, Obama’s principal statement in his address to the Marine Corps base was, “Because of the extraordinary service of the men and women in the American armed forces, Afghanistan has a chance to rebuild its own country. …. We are safer. It’s not going to be a source of terrorist attacks again. …. The world is better, it’s safer, it’s more peaceful, it’s more prosperous.”

A tale of three movies

A tale of three movies

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Two were satirical in nature. One was wishful thinking. The official responses to them could not have been more different. Sony has canceled the release of the “The Interview”, a movie about the assassination of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, in response to terror threats made by those who call themselves the “Guardians of Peace.”… Read more »

Obama's allies the Taliban slaughter more than 130 at a school in Pakistan

Obama’s allies the Taliban slaughter more than 130 at a school in Pakistan

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Back in 2011, Joe Biden let America know that the Taliban wasn’t our enemy: Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy. That’s critical. There is not a single statement that the president has ever made in any of our policy assertions that the Taliban is our enemy because it threatens U.S. interests. If,… Read more »

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Don’t ask, don’t shout

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Our military and CIA aren’t the only ones having their hands tied and being kept on a tighter leash when it comes to the business of interrogation: British soldiers have “lost their capability” to interrogate terrorist insurgents because of strict new rules on questioning that even ban shouting in captives’ ears, military chiefs have warned…. Read more »