Posts Tagged: Military

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Barack Obama as Commander in Chief … The Pentagon as a social experiment

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I’ve probably cited this before, but it’s easily one of the best speeches ever uttered in the movies. In A Few Good Men Jack Nicholson’s Col. Jessep explains life to Tom Cruz’s Lt. Kaffee: “… And my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, saves lives. You don’t want the truth because deep down in… Read more »

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.”

Happy Birthday US Navy (Guest Post)

Happy Birthday US Navy (Guest Post)

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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 »


VA Ineptitude? Maybe the Core Problem is Restrictive Rules of Engagement (Guest Post)

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In a May 22 interview between FOX’s Eric Bolling and U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, the congressman offered an insight that helps explain — though doesn’t justify — the Veterans Administration’s alleged problems with patient care. If Rep. Gohmert’s numbers are correct, Afghanistan has become a killing field for our nation’s finest. Under President Bush, 625… Read more »


How much is your country really worth to you? [Reader Post]

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The pending nomination of Mitt Romney demonstrates that conservatives cannot depend on the GOP to light a fire under the American people about the dangers of the leftist agenda and profligate spending. The danger posed by your mother in law or your best friend are nothing compared to the Taliban or Al Qaeda and the other real dangers our men and women in uniform face every day. How much are you willing to do to make sure that their sacrifice is not in vain? Are you willing to do what it takes to help send the Democrats home?

Code Pink Tells Gold Star Mom That Her Son Deserved To Die [Reader Post]

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There aren’t many things worse in life than losing a child, no matter what age: I still clearly remember the day that I was summoned home by my oldest son Kristofer to find the Navy officers and chaplain waiting inside my home to tell me the most painful and agonizing words I would ever hear,… Read more »

ABC News Asks 60 Soldiers Who They’ll Vote for – Doesn’t Report the 54 For McCain [Reader Post]

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From Right Wing Dog. This from Major General (ret) Buckman. My niece, Katelyn, stationed at Baluud , Iraq was assigned, with others of her detachment, to be escort/guard/watcher for Martha Raddatz of ABC News as she covered John McCain’s recent trip to Iraq. Katelyn and her Captain stood directly behind Raddatz as she queried GI’s… Read more »