davidl on December 18th, 2011

Some folks at the New York Times seem to think this is a  reason for celebration, via Doug Mataconis, Otside the Beltway: BAGHDAD — The last convoy of American troops to leave Iraq drove into Kuwait on Sunday morning, marking the end of the nearly nine-year war. The convoy’s departure, which included about 110 vehicles […]

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davidl on September 30th, 2011

Anwar al-Awlaki dead of unnatural causes, to wit one Predator missile.  from the Unhinged Mind, Glen Greenwald, Salon: It was first reported in January of last year that the Obama administration had compiled a hit list of American citizens whom the President had ordered assassinated without any due process, and one of those Americans was […]

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davidl on July 29th, 2011

Warmists full of hot air, a twofer from Ed Morrissey, Hot Air: Two stories have dropped that may blow big holes in the anthropogenic global warming argument — one of which is literally sky-high. Forbes reports on a peer-reviewed study that uses NASA data to show that the effects of carbon-based warming have been significantly […]

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davidl on March 14th, 2011

Dumbo on Guns, Barrack Obama, Arizona Daily Star: It’s been more than two months since the tragedy in Tucson stunned the nation. It was a moment when we came together as one people to mourn and to pray for those we lost. And in the attack’s turbulent wake, Americans by and large rightly refrained from […]

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davidl on March 3rd, 2011

Firing Squad perhaps? From Jim Miklaszewski and Courtney Kube, NBC News: WASHINGTON — The Army on Wednesday filed 22 new charges against Pfc. Bradley Manning, accused of illegally downloading tens of thousands of classified U.S. military and State Department documents that were then publicly released by WikiLeaks, military officials told NBC News. The most serious […]

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davidl on January 31st, 2011

An armed society is a polite society, armed citizens protect their lives and their property: CAIRO (AP) – When Egypt’s police melted from the streets of Cairo this weekend, the people stepped in. Civilians armed with knives, axes, golf clubs, firebombs, metal bars and makeshift spears watched over many neighborhoods in the sprawling capital of […]

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Eric Florack on November 14th, 2010

In a Pajamas Media article I wrote just after Obama was deified: Indeed, it is Obama who apparently is doing the most in terms of recognizing (the far left’s bleeding anti-Bush vitriol notwithstanding) that Mr. Bush didn’t do that bad of a job after all. He’s adopting the vast majority of his anti-terrorism and economic […]

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Eric Florack on September 6th, 2010

On Labor Day the it seems reasonable to do some research on recent history and on current plans within the unions. So does Michelle Malkin, who  says today:: My syndicated column today takes on the rise of President Obama’s best new Big Labor buddy, Richard Trumka — whose looming presence on the political scene I […]

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Eric Florack on September 5th, 2010

Dan Miller over at Pajamas Media: Some probably disagree, but I think President Obama’s race was the deciding factor in his election. Had he been Caucasian, Asian, or Hispanic, he probably would not have got the Democratic Party nomination, much less been elected president. President Hillary Clinton would likely be sitting behind the desk in […]

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davidl on April 13th, 2010

Adam Clayton Powell IV to Challenge Charlie Rangel, Useless Toady: Adam Clayton Powell IV made it official today, announcing he will run against Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y. — the man who defeated his father in the Democratic primary 40 years ago. Powell, a state assemblyman, stepped forward to challenge Rangel after the congressman ran afoul […]

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davidl on March 9th, 2010

Health care is Obama’s Stalingrad, William A. Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: Waterloo was a short but decisive battle. The health care fight has turned out to be more like the battle of Stalingrad. The battle of Stalingrad was a bloody, grinding battle over several months during World War II in which superior forces were ground down […]

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davidl on March 8th, 2010

Asymmetrical Warfare, Donald Borsch Jr., Right Pundits: Adam Gadahn, the American Muslim who is the official voice for Al-Qaida here in the States, is exhorting all American Muslims to rise-up and duplicate the cowardly actions of US Army Major Nidal Hasan, and get about Al-Qaida’s purposed and stated business of killing infidel Americans. While we […]

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General Alexander M. Haig, United State Army, died today at age 85,  from Mark Feeney, Boston Globe: Alexander M. Haig Jr., who as secretary of state declared “I’m in control here” when Ronald Reagan was shot in 1981, and as White House chief of staff seven years earlier was so much in control as to […]

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davidl on November 12th, 2009

Radicial Islam has been waging war on the United State at least since 1993. Yet the dim one, b/k/a President Barack Obama continues to find attacks against in and against our country to be “incomprehensible.”    Claudia  Rosett, Forbes, try to clear the fog from Obama’s min: There’s been plenty of debate about President Barack Obama’s […]

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davidl on November 12th, 2009

The purpose of an Army has been described as kill people and break things.   As such people who excel at leading units dedicated to such tasks, killing people and breaking things, are not noted for nuance.   Case in point,  William T. Sherman:  [W]ar is Hell.  Ralph Peter, Lt.  Colonel, United States Army (retired) was […]

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