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Posts by Col Vit

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  • Obama and his attempt to close the Guantanamo Detention Facility

    02/24/2016 8:33:56 AM PST · 1 of 21
    Col Vit
  • Do Not Support Trump For President

    02/16/2016 6:29:36 AM PST · 1 of 224
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  • FOX News: Obama Can Appoint Supreme Court Justice After Senate Adjourns on January 3rd

    02/13/2016 10:43:45 PM PST · 72 of 77
    Col Vit to servo1969

    It is true that Obama can appoint a “Temporary” Supreme Court Justice once the Senate is out of session.

    Strategy of the White House: There are many more Republican Senators than Democrat Senators up for election in 2016. It is expected that the Democrats will control the Senate after the election.

    Obama will definitely appoint his Supreme Court nominee as a “Temporary Recess Appointment”. Given that the Democrats win the Senate as expected, they will confirm Obama’s nominee. Even if the Democrats do not have enough votes to stop a filibuster, history shows, that they will change the Senate rules to stop the filibuster for a Supreme Court nominee.

    It is a sad day in America for our Bill of Rights as our bedrock is on the way out the door by socialist Justices.

    A radicalized liberal Supreme Court will rule and base decisions on the US Constitution as a “living” document instead of the static interpretation derived from the founding fathers, meaning the Constitution as we and our fathers have known it is a meaningless document to them.

  • The US Flag, Obama and Progressives

    01/11/2016 9:27:57 AM PST · 1 of 10
    Col Vit
  • Roberts Court and Dissolution of Co-Equal Branches of Government

    06/26/2015 9:54:00 AM PDT · 1 of 18
    Col Vit
  • Hillary Clinton played Politics in Benghazi Lead Up

    05/15/2014 3:14:33 PM PDT · 1 of 6
    Col Vit
  • Benghazi Cover-Up: Obama, Democrats and the Lap Dog Media

    05/09/2014 12:17:32 PM PDT · 1 of 16
    Col Vit
  • Impeach Eric Holder

    04/17/2014 3:47:15 PM PDT · 1 of 18
    Col Vit
  • Obama’s Absentee Foreign Affairs Leadership

    03/03/2014 9:47:38 AM PST · 1 of 3
    Col Vit
  • Primary race against Graham begins in earnest

    02/22/2014 9:15:53 AM PST · 10 of 11
    Col Vit to Din Maker

    Bill Connor is a real conservative with solid religious values, character and integrity.

    He is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Reserves and unlike other politicians, he has put his life on the line in defense of our country.

    LtCol Bill deployed to Afghanistan where he commanded a Regional Brigade Advisor Group. He personally mentored, trained, and faced combat alongside his Afghan National Army Brigade.

  • Boehner’s Immigration Blunder

    02/03/2014 8:48:56 AM PST · 1 of 43
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  • Condition of our Republic – NUCLEAR OPTION

    11/25/2013 9:24:51 AM PST · 10 of 12
    Col Vit to Agamemnon

    I greatly apologize for my oversight. Needless to say,I knew it came from the Declaration of Independence but had Constitution on my mind. No excuse is worthy of this huge mistake.

  • Condition of our Republic – NUCLEAR OPTION

    11/25/2013 5:56:46 AM PST · 1 of 12
    Col Vit
  • White House leaks Israel attack on Syria

    11/04/2013 10:40:06 AM PST · 1 of 11
    Col Vit

    11/01/2013 10:21:44 AM PDT · 1 of 5
    Col Vit
  • Obamacare and the Charlatan

    10/26/2013 12:53:16 PM PDT · 1 of 24
    Col Vit
  • Three Points of Poltical Power

    10/17/2013 1:18:14 PM PDT · 1 of 5
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  • Afghanistan – A Progress Report

    10/15/2013 9:17:25 AM PDT · 1 of 3
    Col Vit
  • Obama’s Cold War with Republicans

    10/08/2013 8:49:18 AM PDT · 1 of 20
    Col Vit
  • The Unholy Triangle and the Rise of the Conservative Base

    10/01/2013 8:36:00 AM PDT · 1 of 8
    Col Vit
  • Democrat Congressmen refuse to hear Benghazi families testimony

    09/22/2013 4:10:55 PM PDT · 1 of 27
    Col Vit
  • Obama's Failed Stewardship

    09/17/2013 8:36:26 PM PDT · 1 of 6
    Col Vit
  • Obama: The Shrinking President

    09/09/2013 2:08:15 PM PDT · 1 of 13
    Col Vit
  • Gen. Dempsey: If Women Can’t Meet Military Standard, Pentagon ... Have to Be That High?

    01/25/2013 12:57:21 PM PST · 50 of 68
    Col Vit to PGR88
    Well said! The Korangal Valley will eat them alive.

    All I heard yesterday in the media was that standards were not going to be reduced. Today, we hear from General Dempsey declaring that combat Commanders will have to justify if the current standards need to remain in place. Meaning you will lower them!

    Once again, we are told lies. The standards are being lowered as to justify the acceptance of women in infantry combat roles. Our military leaders have become yes men. General Dempsey should resign. He and the Defense Secretary will cause the death of both male and female soldiers in the future in order to meet the affirmative action of social justice in the military! God help and protect the US from those who should know better.

  • Election 2012: Ohio President (Ramussen)

    05/31/2012 12:46:48 PM PDT · 19 of 19
    Col Vit to Signalman
    Good read on States we need for Romney to win: FL, Ohio, NC, Wisconsin.. but if Obama wins Va he still wins. We need to put Va in the Red column again. The trend is moving in our favor. Obama, the Marxist, must be replaced.
  • The Economy Downshifts

    04/29/2012 11:34:13 PM PDT · 12 of 50
    Col Vit to TheWriterTX
    History has clearly illustrated that tax cuts provisions have a very positive effect on the economy and produces larger tax revenue. JFK, Ronald Reagan, and Bush created a growing economy as a result.

    What is left out of the picture are the different philosophies of Democrats and Republicans. Bush came into office with a Clinton recession. He then coped with 9/11 economic disaster and massive cost for both the Iraqi and Afghanistan Wars.

    President Bush tax cuts worked. During his first six years of his administration, until Sept 2007, he had accomplished in bringing down the unemployment numbers to 4.4%. In economic terms, that is pretty much considered full employment. He was also on a glide path with the Debt trajectory sharply coming down.

    So what happen! The same disaster that always happens to Republicans. They lose control of Congress to the Democrats. The party who controls Congress will pretty much dictate where the economy philosophy of the legislation that they will produce.

    If you take a look at President Clinton first years, he was very fortunate to have a Republican controlled Congress. Clinton was forced to come to the middle and agree with Republicans on important conservative oriented fiscal legislation. He also benefited from the greatest militarily downsize in the history of the nation. Not only did the Republican led Senate help him from impeachment, you can say that the Republicans in Congress saved him economically. By the time Bush came into office, the economy had taken a turn towards recession because the Democrats won control of the Congress from the Republicans.

    What does it matter? Everything! Democrats change the conservative approach to government 180 degrees. They began on a spending spree, they fought tax cuts, they push for more entitlement programs, etc with President Bush bipartisan help.

    President Bush won election with a new Republican controlled Congress. Again the free market approach of the Republican Congress quickly began to show positive results with increased revenue, sharp increase in national employment figures in all sectors, a strong military, etc. The media, aligned and coordinated with the radically liberal Democrats illustrated daily their perfectly bias reporting. They hyped favorable coverage to the Democrat Party and attacked or discounted all favorable data for the Bush Administration. The media focused on the Iraq War and continued to hid or sensor Bush economic successes.

    In the last two years of President Bush Administration, the Democrats gain control once again of the Congress. Immediately, all legislative priorities and focus shifted dramatically toward massive increased spending on social programs. Bush in a bipartisan effort pushed a prescription drug program to his discredit.

    Obama, never receives any blame for the spending spree of the Democrat controlled Congress in which he served as a US Senator. The escalating social ineptness hitting us today were spurred while Obama and the Democrats controlled Congress. It was under his watch. Obama was and is the largest proponent of spending. Although the Banking and Home Mortgage Industry encountered problems long before the Democrats took control of the Congress, they were in charge and acted as road blocks to impede any action by the Bush Administration to get a handled on the upcoming crisis.

    Why is it that Obama, Reid, and Pelosi who control Congress during the critical years of spending, get such a free pass from the mainstream media? Where are the Republican leaders who are standing up to defend Bush and call out the Democrats in Congress for their socialistic spending spree while they control Congresses prior to Obama election. Obama is just carrying on what he learned as a Democrat US Senator.

  • Boehner says Obama not to be criticized while abroad

    03/27/2012 6:58:31 PM PDT · 66 of 73
    Col Vit to ForAmerica
    What is wrong with Boehner? The landslide results of the 2010 Congressional races brought a positive outlook and hope for conservatives across the nation. Republicans gained control of the House of Representatives vanquishing the tyranny of Speaker Pelosi and her Democratic leadership within the the House of Representatives. Through the ballot box, conservatives in mass voice their displeasure at the Democrats in power. We anticipated that once Representative Boehner was elected Speaker of the House, he would quickly move to erect a barrier of protection from the onslaught of Democrat abuses and unconstitutional acts of a socialist President. Instead, Speaker Boehner concerned himself with shuffling paperwork while Rome burned! Speaker Boehner, our Republican House Speaker, was expected to galvanize effective opposition to the strong armed tactics employed by Senator Reid and President Obama; but instead, sadly he showed himself to be a man of little virtue, lacking in integrity, and possessed of a spineless conviction when confronting his Democratic adversaries. Why, maybe he fears the loss of power for himself greater than his sworn duty to fight, protect, or defend our laws, customs, and national Security from the abuses of power.

    Yet, what has transpired in the House under the Republican Speaker is in sharp contrast to all our perceive hopes and aspirations. Speaker Boehner has proven himself to be the worst House Speaker in the history of this great nation. He has cowardly caved to this administration on all the important legislative acts and negotiations.

    He has been remained passive and silent to the numerous breaches and usurpation of law by President Obama. Boehner provide Obamacare a major boost when he choose to fund the $100 million a year budget to implement the Obamacare programs.

    Speaker Boehner supinely caved to Obama by offered up massive reductions in military funding. The President's own Secretary of Defense testified before Congress that the funding level would destroy the military and harm greatly our National Security. It would be a complete disaster. By negotiating massive reductions in military spending, an act that would never be expected of a Republican leader, Speaker Boehner betrayed to the core the trust of all military personnel. Worse, the Speaker has been silent on the Obama proposal to cut military pay, strength, and implement major increases in the cost of their military healthcare which was contractually promised to the military personal for a career of service.

    Where was Speaker Boehner when President Obama ran over the Senate and made his unconstitutional recess appointments. The Speaker may not be in the Senate, but he could have voiced his displeasure.

    On every major budget battle the Speaker has cut and run showing only his backside. Boehner is a Republican disaster leaving his party without a champion and a voice. Now, the President illustrates covertly that he will sell out America's interest to Russia with respect to Missile Defense and US Nuclear programs. Instead of forcefully responding to the betrayal of our President, Speaker Boehner runs to the podium to state that we need to be silent. Either Speaker Boehner is being Blackmailed by this administration or Boehner is thoroughly incompetent. In either case, the Representative of the House Speaker must replace him after the upcoming elections.

    For all Americans who follow the law, pay taxes, work, and believe in the US Constitution, our point of the spear in Congress, House Speaker Boehner, has failed the American people totally!

  • Army Colonel exposes 'truth and lies about Afghanistan'

    02/07/2012 7:26:29 AM PST · 54 of 82
    Col Vit to 1010RD
    As the Senior Afghan Advisor to the 201st ANA Corps and Commander of the 201st Regional Corps Advisor Group in 2006, I saw marked improvement in the combat effectiveness of the 201st ANA Corps forces. This was a period when the total number of ANA in Afghanistan was only about 30,000 and yet in our ANA Corps, they improved greatly.

    The ANA Corps responded quickly to put down a major riot in Kabul.

    Our ANA responded to call for quick reaction force from coalition forces but the ANA ran down the mountain to save my Marine Officer who was on verge of being overran. His immediate call for fire support was denied by US forces up the hill.

    Here are some ANA accomplishments in just a six month period. What I saw from the first day to the last day was a completely different ANA force. What we were doing was working!

    1.Title 10, 22, and TPE Inventory, hand receipts, and Property Book signature.

    2.1st Ever deployment of 201st Corps to quell the 29 may Kabul Riots.

    3.1st Ever 201st CORPS Modern Tactical Operations Center (TOC) Construction / Operation.

    4. MRPI/ETT taught the National Military Command Center (NMCC) TOC classes Corps/Brigades and ANA conducted briefs to VIPs from TOC. The ANA in a short period transformed their command and control abilities.

    5. ANA conducted 1st Ever Brigade Relief-in-place to fourteen Forward Operating Bases in the east.

    6.JBAD security conference with 6 Governors, 201st Corps, and TF Spartan where the Afghan Governors agreed not to use its own tribal forces.

    7.For the first time Joint Coordination agreement between ANA and ANP with LNOs at each TOC

    8. 201st Corps Conducted an IPC for RIP (ANA/RCAG)

    9. 201st RIP Staff Planning Conference / Decision Brief / OPORDER. They had learned the process.

    10. 1st Ever Execution of a Brigade Size Afghan RIP (3rd BDE with 1st BDE)

    12. ANA Developed separated Garrison Property Books for RIP

    13. ANA Minister of Defense (MOD) Communication Conference hosted by 201st Corps/RCAG

    14.1st ANA autonomous Tegab Valley Combat Operations with NATO forces in support.

    15. ANA successfully participated in Mountain Thrust Combat Operations.

    16. ANA held 1st Ever Commander / Sgt Major Leadership conference and started using their SNCOs and not as Chai boys.

    17. MPRI/RCAG Metals were instituted and followed

    18. Identification of ANA Garrison Property for Combat Operations

    19. ANA Codes/Password Structure/Brief to 201st Corps

    20.1st Mortar Transport Vehicle ANA Plan

    21.ANA conducted daily combat missions in support of Task Force Spartan, ODA, and oint Patrols with French

    22. ANA developed LOI/Staff Planning for a CALFEX DEMO and then successfully executed the first ever 201st Corps CALFEX (tanks, arty, mortars, attack air, infantry, medEvac, and mechanized attack on a wide front) Solidifying unity of effort of the RCAG/BDE/Kandak. A CAX is difficult for US Forces.

    22. ANA conducted Leaders Reconnaissance to far eastern and future operations sites with CG 201st Corps, CG TF PHX, Spartan 6, & RCAG

    23. ANA Leaders Recon to Logar (RCAG/ANA/PRT/ANP/Governor)

    24. ANA Leaders Recon to Wardak (RCAG/ANA/PRT/ANP/Governor)

    25. ANA accounted, inventory and signed Property Book Signatures for the first time.

    26. ANA deployed and conducted combat operations in twenty-six Forward Operating Bases or Combat Outpost and a remained in austere and hostile locations in the dead of winter in support of coalition forces.

    27. A Communication package (Phone/Data) installed for the first time providing contact and coordination between Corps and Brigades (TOC)

    28. 201st ANA Corps conducted Kabul Security Mission on 19 Aug Afghan Independence Day.

    29. Established first ANA Corps MT School for Cranes, Bulldozers, and lowboys.

    30. ANA Established a Food Service Officer Program, opened new messhalls and began running them for the first time like in the US.

    31. 201st ANA Corps took on MOD oversight, training, and logistics for an additional 1200 MOD personnel. The 201st ANA Corps ANA force totaled approximately 4000 soldiers to control 12 provinces.

    32. 201st Corps ANA Commando Kandak were combat efficient and very effective.

    33. Established Security Force Platoon for ANA Corps Commander and Platoon conducted numerous demonstrations for VIP Demostrations.

    34.ANA participated in Operation Eagle

    35. ANA participated in Operation Hal Hanson

    36. Developed ANA Corps Training Package

    37. Developed ANA METLs down to Brigade and Kandak level

    38. Developed NMCC report process down to Brigade and Kandak level

    39. Developed ANA MT Maintenance School

    40. Developed non linear defensive plan (Defensive Fortification)

    41. ANA and I traveled to each Provincial Governor to asked for their help in Recruitment and were successful.

    42. ANA Commando Kandak to sent to Kandahar for pivotal combat success.

    43. ANA developed Commando Train the Trainer Program

    44. Conducted Literacy Classes for ANA soldiers

    45. ANA Communication Basic Level Classes

    46. ANA Intel Classes with ANA and ANP

    47. Garrison Defensive Perimeter Plan and Exercise at Pol-e-Charki &D-Man

    48. 1st Arrest and Pre-trail Confinement of a Afghan General who was tried by an Afghan military court martial.

    49. ANA Conducted TAGAB Independent Combat Operations

    50. ANA Conducted WARDAK Independent Combat Operations

  • What blue states will be in play in 2012 (electoral college)

    09/19/2011 4:06:26 PM PDT · 46 of 55
    Col Vit to 2ndDivisionVet

    The election in 2012 will be a referendum on President Obama and his failed economic vision. Frame correctly between Capitalism and Keynesian Economics, the public will make the most decisive decision on the future course of American history since the Civil War.

    Mainstream media will attempt to shine the spotlight on any Republican Presidential Candidate and make him the issue, but they will fail. Whomever the Republicans nominate, the election will be about Obama, his redistribution of wealth, our declining standard of living under his leadership, and our economic path to destruction should he be reelected.

    In 2008, when Obama was considered the Messiah, the Republicans received only 174 Electoral Votes out of the 270 required to win the Presidency. Obama won these seven states (90 Electoral Votes) by a small margin (Virginia, Florida, Ohio, North Carolina, Ohio, Indiana, and New Hampshire). The electoral winds that blew in the Democratic direction in the 2008 election have dissipated.

    President Obama is not the Messiah. Continued high unemployment rates, rising cost of goods, a declining standard of living, and an increasing danger in the world community, will help seal those undecided independents that statically break for an opponent anyway at the time of an election.

    In addition, the Democratic base has lost its passion on this President. Black high unemployment under Obama has significantly risen. The tide is dramatically turning in the Republican favor and the Republican candidate will win all these six states.

    That still does not give Republicans the election though. Republicans will need to pick Colorado and Iowa totaling another 16 Electoral Votes and thus sealing the deal for Obama’s defeat. Although my projects are quite doable this election, the Republicans have not any wiggle room in a close election.

    If we have a landslide election, it will be because states like Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Nevada are in play this time. In Pennsylvania, Republicans are discussing the possibility of dividing the state’s electoral votes instead of winner take all. If that occurs, Republicans can count on 12 more electoral votes.

    One point is for certain, that if Obama wins reelection, our nation will march to final Bankruptcy and Socialism/Marxism!

  • So That's What Obama Means By Shared Sacrifice

    08/23/2011 8:33:55 PM PDT · 14 of 14
    Col Vit to cizinec

    Well, if MSNBC plans to hire a known racist, they may want to be fair and balanced by hiring as Shapton’s opposite, David Duke. That will never happen!

    The spiral down of mainstream media is profound!

  • Marine Commits Suicide Following Hazing

    08/23/2011 6:38:24 PM PDT · 89 of 268
    Col Vit to muawiyah

    Gents, a guard on the battlefield sleeping on duty is a very serious affair punishable by Court-Martial.

    In Iraq, we had four snipers who came out of the field and waited at a road junction for pick up. The four snipers were tired after completing a mission and laid down to rest. As is required, they posted one of their team on guard duty while the others fail asleep. The Marine posted on guard duty fail asleep on post. The nearby insurgents were able to walk right up on the Marine snipers and kill them. Three Marines were killed on site while a fourth was captured, tortured, and then killed down the road.

    For those of you who have never been in combat, it is easy to second-guess the leadership on why he was not removed. It might just be because they were in deep remote territory while conducting on-going combat missions. Transportation assets might not have been available at the time to pick up one Marine for an administrative run.

    Remember, just as was the case of our Marine Snipers in Iraq, this Marine’s actions was a clear and present danger to all his Marines in the field with him. It is regretful the Marine choose this way to end his shame.