Medal of Honor winner passes away. Media did not cover it so we will. Ed W. “Too Tall” Freeman (November 20, 1927 – August 20, 2008)
www.thepoliticalclass.com Medal of Honor winner passes away. Media did not cover it so we will. Ed W. “Too Tall” Freeman (November 20, 1927 – August 20, 2008) The media spent a lot of time covering a rapper that beat up his famous girlfriend (Chris Brown and Rihanna). We’ll cover a hero that saved lives. Freeman’s official Medal of Honor citation reads: CITATION: Rank and organization: | Read More »
A little more good news from Iraq
Despite all the best efforts of the Obama administration, Iraq continues to improve. For the first time since the beginning of the Iraq war, coalition troop fatalities have dropped to single digitals over the course of a month. We only lost 9 soldiers in the entire month of March, and half of those were non-hostile fatalities. There has not been a hostile fatality since | Read More »
The best thing we can do to help our neighbors to the south.
In short militarize the border. Mexico is in a de facto state of war. Drug cartels are fighting each other for territory and the government at the same time. El Presidente Calderon blames America. El Presidente said somethng to the idea that it is 50% the U.S. demand for drugs and 50% an inflow of weapons coming from the U.S. (sorry didn’t catch | Read More »
Why Allowing Open Homosexuality In The Military Is A Bad Idea.
NOTE: Was responding to this and it got too big. A friend of mine in the Army explained to me once, why the bulk of servicemen from the top officers to the lowest enlisteds are against the allowing of open homosexuality in the Armed Forces. Primarily, it was unit cohesion, and he gave me an explanation, that I thought made sense. Unit cohesion depends upon | Read More »
Something the Military can Look Forward to Under Obama – Open Enrollment
Julius Caesar proposed redistribution of land to military veterans. Barack Obama proposes squeezing every last cent out of them so he can keep the welfare state alive.
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Calling Obama on His Hatred of the Military
If anyone thinks Barack Obama is respectful or even cares about America’s heroes or the military should be shaking. Via Ed Morrissey, the Obama administration is planning on implementing a plan that came out last week, a plan to screw the heroes and private health insurance companies: The Obama administration recently revealed a plan to require private insurance carriers to reimburse the Department of Veterans | Read More »
The Difference Between President Bush and Barry? Ask the Marines…
You’re traveling from a dimension of raucous applause to one curiously subdued, even tepid. It is a dimension not only of oorahs but one of mild clapping. A journey into a proud land of service and country, if you dare. The next stop up ahead, the Semper Fi zone. Some presidents are welcome in the Semper Fi zone… others…. not so much.
U.S. Military discovers that Islam exists – unofficially. Terms “jihad” and “Islamist” needed.
Gee – I wonder how 9/11 ever happened. Bill Gertz reports in the Washington Times that a military research team discovered the need for terms like “Islamist” and “Jihad”.
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If We Have Defense Budget Cuts, What Should We Keep?
How many of us knew one day we would fight two wars in Iraq and Afghanistan? Let’s face it, if we never thought that one day we would witness a massive economic collapse on Wall Street, then it is indeed a safe bet to say that future is unpredictable. So, it’s always safe to err on the side of caution. It’s easy to cut down | Read More »
What kind of crap is THIS?
Sorry for the language, but damn Just saw this little blurb about “The Pentagon” lifting restrictions about taking pictures of our deceased service men and women “if the families of casualties agree.” Like they’ll be asked Like they’d agree if they were Like my current CinC keeps promises? Note to Obama; first damn time you let HuffPo or anyone else use pics of my KIA | Read More »
NDCF Chair condemns Scott Murphy’s anti-military stance.
…and it’s a NGO defense-oriented conservative think-tank that’s been calling for the conversion of American transportation to alternative fuels since at least 2003. Its chairman, retired military veteran James Martin, writes: On behalf of NDCF supporters who proudly represent all branches of the military, it strikes me that Mr. Murphy’s writings at his alma mater, Harvard University, when he was editor of a university magazine, | Read More »
Does NY-20′s Scott Murphy (D) still think that the military’s a bunch of racists?
(H/T: Hot Air) That’s a serious question, because he signed his name to an article saying precisely that back in college. The quote goes: The military not only discriminates on the basis of sexual preference, but on the basis of sex and race. Women are not allowed to serve in combat even if they are physically superior to males who do serve in combat. And, | Read More »
How Iraq was Won
Give ya a hint, it wasn’t all flag officers and politicians Every day, NCOs in Humvees, junior officers from Captain on down were dealing with the local police and Iraqi army units one on one. The Staff Sergeants, Gunnys, and corpsmen went face to face with local people and called them out. They coached, encouraged, and shamed when necessary. They went into dangerous areas not | Read More »
More Cuts Next Generation Weapon Systems
From Strategy Page: Heavy Bombers Hit The Twilight Zone by James Dunnigan February 17, 2009 The U.S. Department of Defense has told the U.S. Air Force that there will be no more money for developing a new heavy bomber. Not for a while, anyway. That will slowdown the decade long air force effort to get a new heavy bomber, but won’t stop it. Since the | Read More »