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Spain approves new US rapid response force base

Spain approves new US rapid response force base

| May 30, 2015 | 13 Comments

Andy11M sends us a link to the an Associated Press article which reports that the Spanish government has approved stationing of a US rapid response force at their base in Moron (it’s pronounced More-OWN, you moron). The deal approved by Spain’s Cabinet allows for the U.S. to station up to 3,000 troops at the Moron […]

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Martin O’Malley is not the answer, unless it was a very stupid question

Martin O’Malley is not the answer, unless it was a very stupid question

| May 30, 2015 | 16 Comments

According to the Washington Times Marty O’Malley will announce his intentions to run for President next year. I don’t often get into politics that don’t have to do with people in uniform, but this is so ridiculous, I can’t help it this time. See that picture above? That’s O’Malley celebrating how he passed a tax […]

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A new Iraq “surge”?

A new Iraq “surge”?

| May 30, 2015 | 8 Comments

Michael Crowley at Politico speculates on what a new Iraq “surge” would look like. He says that Republicans, like Graham, Perry, Walker and Pataki, are warming up to the idea of sending tens of thousand of US troops back into the country. Yeah, well they’ll do it without me; And even though President Barack Obama […]

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Kirjath Toney, the 4-star general

Kirjath Toney, the 4-star general

| May 30, 2015 | 44 Comments

One of our ninjas dug up some more stuff, on poor Kirjath Toney who we’ve been victimizing over the past year or so. We didn’t realize that he’s a 4-star general, according to his business listing on Yelp!; And we didn’t know that his lungs had “received” white phosphorus you know that stuff that we […]

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Saturday morning feel good story

Saturday morning feel good story

| May 30, 2015 | 5 Comments

This morning’s story comes from Mississippi and it takes two articles to tell the story because English is a lost language among journalists down there, I guess. First from WREG; Bernice Watson was having a cookout when she said she heard what she believed to be a Hummer pulling into her driveway, and then saw […]

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Weekend open thread

Weekend open thread

| May 29, 2015 | 98 Comments

I got nuthin’. Have fun.

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Why Not? Who Cares Anymore?

Why Not? Who Cares Anymore?

| May 29, 2015 | 33 Comments

Two question marks in the title. Yeah, that is to communicate my confusion in this matter. NASA Supports Replacing American Flag With A New Design, International Flag Of The Planet Earth May Be Used During Space Travel “Since Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, the iconic visual of the American flag […]

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Washington Post; The U.S. must do more to help Iraq fight the Islamic State

Washington Post; The U.S. must do more to help Iraq fight the Islamic State

| May 29, 2015 | 27 Comments

I hate to say this out loud and in public, but the Washington Post’s editorial staff and I agree on something finally. In today’s edition, they take the Obama Administration to task on their handling of the war against ISIS. The Administration merely reacts to ISIS gains in Iraq and Syria, like their latest shipment […]

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