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Huh? Oh Well…

Huh? Oh Well…

| September 18, 2014 | 8 Comments

There are polls, and then there are polls.  Rasmussen has a nominally fine reputation, but, “While Great Britain is holding its breath today to see if the Scots vote for independence, most Americans (51%) have no opinion about the referendum and only 33% think most of their fellow countrymen can even locate Scotland on a map.” […]

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Shaun Cooper saving the world

Shaun Cooper saving the world

| September 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Chief Tango sends us this story of an Army Afghanistan veteran, Shaun Cooper who says that he never fired a shot in Afghanistan, but when the chips were down, he proved that he could in his home; “They saw someone walking down the road,” Cooper said in an exclusive interview with News 3. “He was […]

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Mattis: You just don’t take anything off the table up front

Mattis: You just don’t take anything off the table up front

| September 18, 2014 | 25 Comments

The Washington Post quotes iconic Marine General James Mattis at the House Intelligence Committee earlier today; Mattis, who served 41 years in the Marine Corps, said the United States does not necessarily need to send ground troops into Iraq or Syria to engage in direct combat with the Islamic State. For all their brutality, “you […]

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Looks Like I Called It

Looks Like I Called It

| September 18, 2014 | 64 Comments

This is depressing.  But it’s worth reading nonetheless. Apparently the proposed US military deployment to West Africa to assist with the current Ebola outbreak is not exactly very well thought-out.  It’s apparently gotten about the same amount of thought and planning to date as you’d devote to planing taking a shower. Operation Massive Cluster, indeed.  […]

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The anti-war whispers

The anti-war whispers

| September 18, 2014 | 12 Comments

I know something about the anti-war protests of the last Iraq War, often times finding myself in the center armed with nothing but my camera. And, yeah, now that Obama has begun it’s second term safely, some of the anti-war creatures from the last decade’s protests are raising their slimy heads, a little. John Kerry […]

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Fellow who ambushed troopers was reenactor

Fellow who ambushed troopers was reenactor

| September 18, 2014 | 46 Comments

Last weekend, we reported a bit about the Pennsylvania State Troopers who were ambushed at their barracks in Blooming Grove. Today at Fox News we read that the fellow they’re looking for in regards to the attack, Eric Matthew Frein, is an East European soldier reenactor; Frein has also changed his hairstyle. He shaved his […]

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Nose, Face, Spite.  That Kinda Thing.

Nose, Face, Spite. That Kinda Thing.

| September 18, 2014 | 10 Comments

We’re all very aware of the Ebola outbreak in west Africa. But you really have to wonder about the intellect – or sanity – of some of those involved. Recently, the government of Australia pledged a substantial contribution – $2.5M each to both the WHO and the NGO group Medicines Sans Frontiers, or MSF – […]

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LBJ’s ghost

LBJ’s ghost

| September 18, 2014 | 51 Comments

The Wall Street Journal reports that Lyndon Johnson is alive and well and living in the White House situation room; “The U.S. military campaign against Islamic militants in Syria is being designed to allow President Obama to exert a high degree of personal control over the campaign, going so far as to require that the […]

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