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While Democrats always pretend to look aghast at the purported “vile rhetoric” of the right, the truth is it is the left that is filled with a constant stream of hate speech. Worse, while Democrats are positive that there is no such thing as a terrorist in Afghanistan, Iraq or the wider Middle East, they […]
You knew it was coming, didn’t you? “Every [White House] aide I’ve talked to said they expected there to be controversy involving the decision to release five members of the Taliban from Gitmo, and the fact that this would then escalate that debate, which has been simmering for a good five years, which is what […]
Warner Todd Huston has already posted about the bizarre prisoner exchange of Bowe Bergdahl, but there are so many strange circumstances surrounding this story that I think another post is justified. First, there is a preponderance of evidence suggesting that Bergdahl was not captured, but was instead a misfit who deliberately walked away from his […]
With Update: More Anti-American Tweets from Robert Bergdahl… There are an awful lot of unanswered questions and controversies in this POW release of US soldier Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Firstly, it seems he actually deserted the army, he didn’t just get accidentally captured. Secondly, it seems his father might be in sympathy with our Muslim enemies. […]
Despite his oft times indiscriminate death from-the-skies drone program, Obama seems to have failed to put a stop to our worst enemy, al Qaeda. It seems that the infamous terror group now controls more territory than ever. Obama has pretended that his occasional drone strike and the fact that he was in the White House […]
To honor our troops for this year, I am going to share this story about their mettle. What follows are excerpts from remarks by Marine Lt. Gen. John F. Kelly made to the Semper Fi Society of St. Louis on November 13, 2010. While leading his platoon on a combat patrol, Kelly’s son, Marine 1st […]
Author’s note: I wrote this back in August of 2007 under the title In the Company of Men on the eve of my son’s departure for Basic Training. He is currently on his 2nd Afghan deployment and has just re-enlisted and been promoted to Sergeant. I could not be more proud of him and his comrades. For me, […]
How long will the Legislative branch tacitly ignore the delinquency of the Executive Branch?
With the focus on the horrible job of “moderating” perpetrated by CNN’s Candy Crowley at the latest 2012 presidential debate, it is instructive to take a look back at some of her past work for CNN. For instance, in a 2010 interview with former President George W. Bush, Crowley dismissed Bush’s correct assertion that women […]
Brevity is apparently not the strong suit of Obama’s Peace Partners, the Taliban. They aren’t having any part of the 140 character limit on Twitter. Using TwitLonger, Taliban Call For Attacks On U.S. Troops In Afghanistan In Revenge For Film On Prophet Muhammad – MEMRI “The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan condemns with the strongest of […]
This video perfectly illuminates the unseemliness of Obama’s constant gloating and bragging that he, himself killed Osama bin Laden. This video comes out just in time as members of the SEALs are slamming Obama for bragging so much about bagging binnie. As the caption notes: America knows who deserves the credit for killing Osama Bin […]
History does indeed repeat, first as tragedy, then as farce.
Via The New York Times: At least 13 American soldiers were among more than 20 people killed when a Taliban suicide car bomber attacked an armored NATO shuttle bus in Kabul on Saturday, a Western military official confirmed. It was the worst loss of life among American troops in the capital in several years. The attack […]
These petulant children at the OWS protests are free to protest only because of the exertions of better men and women than themselves.
There’s plenty more where they came from and no honor guard is ever too large to open our men heaven’s gate.
That from an Afghan official: “Now it’s confirmed that the helicopter was shot down and it was a trap that was set by a Taliban commander,” said the official, speaking on condition of anonymity. The official said the commander lured US forces to the scene by telling them there was a Taliban meeting taking place […]
Horrendous news coming out of Afghanistan: A military helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan, killing 31 U.S. special operation troops and seven Afghan commandos, the country’s president said Saturday. An American official said it was apparently shot down, in the deadliest single incident for American forces in the decade-long war. The Taliban claimed they downed the […]
Uncle Jay (not to be confused with our own Jay Tea) explains why the president’s recent speech on troop withdrawals in Afghanistan sound sorta…familiar…
.. Is that the enemy can take advantage of timetables.
Medal of Honor recipient, as told by his father: Thanks ZIP…
The Obama administration driven by politics? Say it ain’t so: Barack Obama is set to reject the advice of the Pentagon by announcing on Wednesday night the withdrawal of up…
Well, as more time passes, we are learning more and more details about the death of Osama Bin Laden. Here's where things stand right now:The Navy SEALs on the raid…
Or are we playing deadly games? When I read crap like this and think about the blood and treasure we’re commiting to the fight, I am sickened: More than 500 suspected…
We're being taken for fools in Afghanistan: For months, the secret talks unfolding between Taliban and Afghan leaders to end the war appeared to be showing promise, if only because…
Tragic news coming out of Afghanistan: A British aid worker kidnapped by militants in Afghanistan has died during a rescue attempt by US special forces. Linda Norgrove, described by colleagues…