Posts Categorized: Military

The face of NBC News, Brian Williams, is both a pervert AND a liar

The face of NBC News, Brian Williams, is both a pervert AND a liar

By 25 Comments 2,444 views

We’ve visited with Brian Williams a few times here already. We’ve had to show him what an honest newsman looks like since he totally ignored Grubergate. What have they (NBC News) found more newsworthy since the first Gruber video came to light Nov. 7? Topics include cold weather, Ferguson unrest, Tom Brokaw getting the Presidential… Read more »

horses asses all

American Sniper and a quartet of horse’s asses

By 47 Comments 1,077 views

I know. They could be siblings. There are times when you in your life when events transpire which are not just puzzling, but confounding. This is one of them. Michael Moore called Chris Kyle a “coward.” The rotund coward Moore is accompanied by nine bodyguards. Moore cornered, pressed and embarrassed an aging and failing Charlton… Read more »

index

Why Does “American Sniper” Divide Us into “Left” and “Right”?

By 228 Comments 1,580 views

Whatever the truth about Chris Kyle (and I suspect, like most, the real Chris Kyle was a complex person; and lived tall tales while fabricating others), he is an American hero. My understanding of the film is that it’s not meant to make a political statement. But I suppose everything under the sun is political… Read more »

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

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

By 9 Comments 434 views

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 »

1418607232921.cached

The ACLU vs. America

By 33 Comments 434 views

Nope. Not their war against Christmas; but their war against our military: The Obama administration is withholding hundreds, perhaps even thousands of photographs showing the U.S. government’s brutal treatment of detainees, meaning that revelations about detainee abuse could well continue, possibly compounding the outrage generated by the Senate “torture report” now in the public eye…. Read more »

Tuesday Veterans Day Funnies

Tuesday Veterans Day Funnies

By 3 Comments 460 views

David Masciotra of Salon wrote a little rant, lecturing Americans to feel ingratitude toward those who serve, just in time for Veterans Day, entitled: You don’t protect my freedom: Our childish insistence on calling soldiers heroes deadens real democracy “Childish”?! I considered some of his points; but he’s missing the point of why those who… Read more »

susanrice

How To Lose A War….Micromanage It

By 14 Comments 418 views

Obama’s answer on how to win a war? Have Susan Rice and other non-military staff micromanage the whole thing: Top military leaders in the Pentagon and in the field are growing increasingly frustrated by the tight constraints the White House has placed on the plans to fight ISIS and train a new Syrian rebel army…. Read more »

Happy Birthday US Navy (Guest Post)

Happy Birthday US Navy (Guest Post)

By 1 Comment 134 views

HAPPY 239TH BIRTHDAY U. S. NAVY — 13 October, 1775 – 13 October, 2014, dated from the creation of the Continental Navy by General George Washington after the Continental Congress failed to provide him with a critical naval arm. It appears that Congress has a long and rich history of obfuscation and ineptitude. The Continental… Read more »