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MARSOC chooses 9mm

MARSOC chooses 9mm

| October 1, 2016 | 9 Comments

The Marine Corps Times reports that special operators in the Marine Corps will be carrying Glock 19s in 9 millimeter from now on instead of the venerable 1911 in .45 ACP; “We put our money behind the 9mm round fired by an extremely well-trained marksman carrying a Glock 19,” [Major Nick Mannweiler, a spokesman for […]

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Military budget for gender reassignment treatments

Military budget for gender reassignment treatments

| October 1, 2016 | 14 Comments

Beginning today, the military has a budget number to work with for gender reassignment treatments – $8.4 million, that’s million with an “m”. According to USA Today; There are between 1,320 and 6,630 transgender troops in the active-duty force of 1.3 million, according the RAND Corp. which conducted a study for the Pentagon. Of those […]

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Common Leftist Economic Claims, Part II:  Refuting the “Supply Side” Canard

Common Leftist Economic Claims, Part II: Refuting the “Supply Side” Canard

| October 1, 2016 | 10 Comments

To continue from yesterday’s article:  in a previous article here at TAH, one of our frequent commenters made this unsupported claim: Additionally, inflation adjusted income is negatively correlated with tax cuts for the the top tax brackets. Presumably, the individual meant “increasing inflation adjusted income”.   I’ll make that assumption, because otherwise the statement doesn’t make […]

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Saturday morning feel good stories

Saturday morning feel good stories

| October 1, 2016 | 2 Comments

In Union Township, Ohio four men forced their way into a home. A gun fight ensued wherein one of the criminals was wounded in the abdomen and legs. Police found him in a ditch near the home and took him to the hospital where he is expected to survive. His Blue Falcon buddies left in […]

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Weekend open thread

Weekend open thread

| September 30, 2016 | 112 Comments

Seared Into Memory A column of lightning radiates a reflection on Upper Waterton Lake that outshines the lights of the lakeside village, in this dramatic scene captured by Your Shot photographer Ryan Peruniak. Upper Waterton, located in Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta, Canada, is the deepest lake in the Canadian Rockies (444 feet). Judging […]

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Hillary Clinton and Alicia Machado: Sisterhood of the traveling getaway car

Hillary Clinton and Alicia Machado: Sisterhood of the traveling getaway car

| September 30, 2016 | 38 Comments

Democrats have been high-fiving and deliriously jiving since their candidate introduced the voluptuous Venezuelan vigilante upon Donald Trump during Monday night’s debate. The Dems would have you believe that this luscious Latina was used and abused by that cruel capitalist in a manner that should totally disqualify him from ever serving as president. Apparently as […]

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National Anthem and the troops

National Anthem and the troops

| September 30, 2016 | 32 Comments

The Christian Science Monitor worries that there is some kind of insurrection afoot among the troops because two (that’s 2 – 1,2 – 2) members of the Navy posted their refusal to stand for the anthem on social media. There are currently about 2.1 million members of the active and Reserve forces in uniform, so […]

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Neller wants infantry squad drones

Neller wants infantry squad drones

| September 30, 2016 | 23 Comments

AW1Ed sends us a link from Military.com that reports General Robert Neller, the commandant of the Marine Corps wants to create a position in infantry squads for a drone operator; [Neller] told an audience at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. that he was interested in creating an assistant squad leader […]

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