The Borg, The Draft And Dana Milbank

    I was fortunate enough to spend several years as an officer in The United States Army Reserve. You could say I was a nice enough guy, but never quite made it to Colonel.* Even given that somewhat limited background, I feel I learned sufficiently what an army does well and what an army should not be used for. Suffice it to say that the true purpose of an Army is to blow up our nation’s enemies or be powerful enough to command the respect of others to the point where they check their animosity towards us at the door. An army is not an institution that should ever be used for social engineering. Thus, a recent article by Dana Milbank** had me imagining an American version of Pinochet. Milbank opines below:

    As I make my rounds each day in the capital, chronicling our leaders’ plentiful foibles, failings, screw-ups, inanities, outrages and overall dysfunction, I’m often asked if there’s anything that could clean up the mess….But there is one change that, over time, could reverse the problems that have built up over the last few decades. We should have mandatory military service for all Americans, men and women alike, when they turn 18. The idea is radical, unlikely and impractical — but it just might work.

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    Hey Britain, You SUCK.

    Hey Britain, You SUCK.

    No I’m not talking about Piers Morgan, although thanks for that.  I was just wondering when you turned into North Korea?  Seriously, I missed the memo.  I mean I know I get busy with the kids and all but I’m not sure how I missed this story before you did your dirty work.  That is, before you TOOK A BABY FORCIBLY FROM A MOTHER’S WOMB! | Read More »

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    Say Merry Christmas and annoy a Liberal

    ObamaCare is smoldering in rubble, and we should expect the Democrats to jump onto something – anything – that will give them a chance to stop talking about it. That’s why it was unsurprising to watch the Democrat Party launch themselves into a complete meltdown yesterday over a tee shirt sold in the National Republican Congressional Committee online store. The GOP committee, though, isn’t backing down. “Happy | Read More »

    WWGO – December 2, 2013

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    Today’s topics: global warming, advent trees, Super Bowl ads, and das #WHYouth. BONUS: Picture of my puppy!

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    Macy’s Racy Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Macy's Racy Thanksgiving Day Parade

    The most uncomfortable part of my Thanksgiving has, for the last couple of years, been a little trick my father taught me about how to keep the turkey from drying out while cooking.  I have to make a slice between the skin and the meat and then stuff tabs of butter under the turkey’s skin.  I use an entire stick of butter and place them | Read More »

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    WWGO – December 1, 2013

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    Today’s topics include all kinds of cool and awesome things that you won’t ever see again if you don’t click to read this RIGHT NOW!! Probably.

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    WWGO – November 30, 2013

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    Today’s topics include hurricanes, Healthcare.gov, letters to Santa, letters from Obama, and caves for sale! A Thanksgiving weekend cornucopia!

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    How The Internet Would Have Covered The First Thanksgiving

    These days, a thing hasn’t happened if it hasn’t happened to the internet. If you don’t read about a story online, does it exist? Here at RedState, we say absolutely not. So in order to make the first Thanksgiving more real, to bring it home for us all, we’ve compiled some screenshots that show …

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    WWGO – November 26, 2013

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    Today’s topics include Obamacare, coffins, Starbucks, voters’ trust, Charlie Rangel’s addled mind, and stoning.

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    Lying Waitstaff and The Media Who Love Them

    Lying Waitstaff and The Media Who Love Them

    When I was in middle school, a very smart teacher (who I’m sure now was probably conservative) gave us a small project.  We were to bring in a newspaper page and look for the words that might indicate opinion.  Sprinkled throughout stories written as “news reports” were hints at the author’s opinion on the matter; and if you didn’t read carefully, a reporter could lead | Read More »

    Knock-Out King, Mayor Gordon Jenkins, and Why The Police Will Just Let Us Eat Each Other

    We on the P.G.P.D for the most part are now looking the other way. After almost [deleted] years on the job I find this disheartening but a necessary fact to survive in today’s, what appears to most officers, an ANTI-POLICE environment. We are even being told by some supervisors to keep a low profile so “you’re not next on the front page”! I became a police officer to help people [deleted] years ago in P.G. County . . . but I now share the attitude of most officers, just let them eat each other, we have to survive.

    Fred Reed, “Let Them Eat Each Other”

    Ladies and Gentlemen of the Honorable Redstate Blogging Community, I give you Hizzoner, Monticello Mayor Gordon Jenkins after being popped for flyin’ blind. LANGUAGE ALERT. Or as YouTube blogger Carmen Rue put it: “Jenkins curses repeatedly while interacting with officers, calling both white and black policemen numerous hateful racial insults, creating a hostile work environment for the officers and other employees at Village Hall which threatens their health and security and appears designed to diminish the quality of service they are permitted to provide to the public.”

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    WWGO – November 25, 2013

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    Today’s topics include, rappers, nukes, psychos, hot wives, cold weather, and ho-hummery.

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    “We Will Brand Your 8-year-old Kid a Racist for Life.”

    "We Will Brand Your 8-year-old Kid a Racist for Life."

    Via Daniel Hannan comes this horrifying story of parental bullying via some school in the UK called the “Littleton Green Community School.” Apparently last week, parents in this school district received the following letter sent home (of COURSE in Comic Sans): Now, just to say up front, if I had faith in this particular school district, I would probably have zero problem with my child | Read More »

    WWGO – November 22, 2013

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    Today’s topics include famous deaths, common core, uncommon colds, old wine, racist sandwiches, and FREEEEEEDOOOMMMMMM!

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    Batkid vs The Nanny

    Arguably the viral story of this past week has been the tale of five-year-old Miles Scott, aka the San Francisco Batkid. Scott, a leukemia patient whose brush with fame comes courtesy of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, reportedly spent a day capturing fake “criminals” from Batman’s Rogues gallery, before being celebrated at the San Francisco Civic Center by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. The total cost of | Read More »