The Changing Role of Women in the U.S. Military
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Patterson to discuss the role of women in the military, if they should be involved in direct combat roles and the perils of ill preparing our soldiers for war.
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The Ninnies of America
I would note that the blizzard of New England quieted for a time the criticisms of “American Sniper,” the movie about Chris Kyle. It didn’t affect the box office take, but all the ninnies who want to whine about the movie were shut in and shut up. And they are ninnies. War is hell. It is a gruesome affair. And there are bad guys and | Read More »
Michael Moore’s Peculiar Definition of Coward
A movie entitled American Sniper has greatly disturbed some swaths of the Progressive Hive Mind. So Michael Moore, the American hero, is here to teach the rest of us morons all about snipers. There are the bad ones. … My uncle killed by sniper in WW2. We were taught snipers were cowards. Will shoot u in the back. Snipers aren’t heroes. And invaders r worse | Read More »
American Sniper brings unpleasant truth to the left: people get killed in war
Many moons ago when I was a studly infantry company commander a man in my battalion received an award that was nearly 20 years overdue. SGT Larry was a legend among the officers. He’d showed up as a private first class wearing a Ranger tab, Special Forces combat patch, combat infantry badge, and master parachutists wings. He was older and had had a checkered career | Read More »
RIP Chris Kyle
On Saturday night we lost a true American Hero. Chris Kyle, a retired Navy Seal, author of American Sniper and devoted husband and father was killed along with one of his best friends at an event he was holding for veterans suffering from PTSD. The suspect is a 25 year old former Marine. He was aprehended in Kyle’s truck last night. Here is the statement | Read More »
Chris Kyle, thank you. R.I.P.
In a time when we Americans have so few heroes to look up to and role models to emulate, we learned today that Chris Kyle, ex-Navy SEAL, who served four tours in Iraq and holds the military record for most sniper kills was fatally shot at a Texas gun range. He and another man, Chad Littlefield, were killed by an ex-Marine reportedly suffering from PTSD. | Read More »