Category Archives: Military

Beyond the Vale of Sorrow

For my part, the belated epiphany came a couple of years ago after reading an article published by Andrew McCarthy in the National Review Online that, regretfully, I cannot now locate. In essence, McCarthy took issue with the proposition that … Continue reading

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Of Apologies and Apostasy

America’s Brightest and Best have been fighting and dying in Afghanistan since we commenced military operations there in 2001. Currently, our casualties in that theater stand at 1,904 killed and 14,342 wounded. President Barack Hussein Obama has taken it upon … Continue reading

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Don’t Feed the Pander Bear

The Pander Bear (Ursus obsequiensis-politicanus) is a ubiquitous political creature that thrives in the warmth of public acclaim and media adulation; photo-ops involving such ordinary events as the birthday celebration of a centenarian have been known to act like a … Continue reading

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Obama to Cut National Defense to 1950 Level

When he assumed office, President Ronald Reagan faced the daunting task of rebuilding our National Defense, decimated by his ineffectual predecessor, Jimmy Carter. Ronald Reagan, as he always did, went directly to the American people, in a televised speech given … Continue reading

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The Jarhead Barometer of Our Survival

Ours is a world governed by the use of aggressive force. The more aggressive an opponent, the more imperative the mission to destroy him. It’s an intractable and undeniable truth (that emerged at about the same time Homo sapiens distinguished itself … Continue reading

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Obama’s Military Cuts: Replacing Men With Machines

Like Yogi Berra, I’m getting a feeling of deja vu all over again and, like Gene Roddenberry, a vision of a Trekkie future to go with it. From the February 2, 1994 edition of the New York Times: President Clinton’s military … Continue reading

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Iraq: A Premature Withdrawal?

On December 14th, 2011, President Obama spoke to America’s Best and Brightest at Fort Bragg who were celebrating the withdrawal of American forces from the country of Iraq: “As the commander in chief and with respect to a grateful nation, … Continue reading

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Camouflaging Jihad

What in blazes is wrong with the Obama Administration? A loaded question I know, the answer to which could use up the bandwidth of the whole cotton-pickin’ Internet. However, my question is the result of this report from Fox News: … Continue reading

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Pakistani Drone Strikes & Other Man-Caused Disasters

Since President Barack Hussein Obama took office almost three years ago (which seems like an eternity), he has increased the amount of drone attacks in the Middle East – an extremely hypocritical policy, considering how he’s blasted the Bush Administration’s … Continue reading

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Remember Me

Let us hasten to remember those who served and in serving , who fell, that we who benefit from their sacrifice continue to walk proudly in the sunlight of liberty might endure in that glorious privilege unto our twilight years … Continue reading

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