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  • Cruise missiles hit ISIS compound . . . no sillies, not ours

    11/27/2015 3:16:07 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 20 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/27/15 | Dan Calabrese
    In Soviet Russia, horse ride you. Remember the last time we decided to let the Russians do a significant share of the fighting for us in a war? What resulted from that? Oh, right, 44 years behind the Iron Curtain for Eastern Europe. Because the Russians never do anything unless they’ve first calculated how they’re going to advance their own geopolitical interests as a result. So when someone need to bomb the bejeezus out of ISIS and Barack Obama wasn’t interested, why sure, Vladimir Putin would be only too glad to help:
  • Turkey Risks Wider War and Undercuts Fight Against ISIS

    11/27/2015 3:14:33 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/27/15 | Joseph A. Klein
    Erdogan’s major difference with ISIS is where the Islamic caliphate ultimately should be based. He believes in the restoral of a caliphate under Ottoman rule While admitting that he was not in possession of all of the facts regarding Turkey’s downing of a Russian warplane on November 24th, President Obama was quick to blame only Russia. He said at a joint news conference with French President Francois Hollande that Turkey had “a right to defend its territory and its airspace.” Obama also criticized Russia for propping up Syrian President Assad by going after the so-called “moderate” rebels rather than concentrating...
  • Out of Death Comes Life

    11/27/2015 10:41:34 AM PST · by Revski · 4 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 11/27/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    I stopped by the local cemetery and at the grave site of a American pilot, Captain Michael Scott Speicher, a veteran of the golf war who was the first pilot shot down and his remains were found in the Iraq about 18 years later. I sing A-Capella the hymn, Down At The Cross. At the beginning and end of this video a flock of Canadian Geese stopped to rest and eat.
  • Patton on Politics: A Pint of Sweat Will Save a Gallon of Blood

    11/26/2015 5:21:29 PM PST · by poconopundit · 12 replies
    Official Website of General George S. Patton ^ | November 26, 2015 | General George Patton
    At this rallies, Trump speaks of his admiration for General Patton.  And observing Trump's campaign, it certainly appears he's stolen a page or two from the great General's playbook. Watching Trump is fun because you learn winning marketing and branding techniques: the "rookie politician" is giving the veteran politicians and consultants a clinic on how it's done. Patton was a strong believer in speed of attack.  The Germans had a word for it, the blitzkrieg, or "lightning war": create disorganization in the enemy by using mobile forces and locally concentrated firepower.  It delivers shorter military campaigns, which preserves human lives...
  • What to be Thankful and not Thankful for in 2015

    11/26/2015 1:11:25 PM PST · by American Faith Today · 7 replies
    American Faith Today ^ | November 26, 2015 | American Faith Today
    A hastily put together Thanksgiving Day show for you, but I'll try to make sure it's not a total turkey. Taking a look at some of the news stories, with an idea coming in on what I wanted to focus on, being as how it is Thanksgiving Day, I'll put a "I'm thankful for" or "I'm not thankful for" spin on some of these stories, and while many of them are negative, there actually is a dose or two of humor to be found as well. So stay tuned for a show on Black Lives Matter, Syrian refugees, ISIS, Barack...
  • Watch Turkey Shoot Down Russian Jet

    11/24/2015 5:06:06 PM PST · by lbryce · 30 replies
    The view is a bit far but a beautiful shot, nevertheless. Skip thee ad. MarketWatch:Turkey Shoots Down Russian Jet
  • Chris Sajnog - Nerual Zen Training

    11/24/2015 8:21:42 AM PST · by w1n1 · 4 replies
    AShooting Journal ^ | 11/24/2015 | J Oliver
    When the opportunity presented itself to interview one of the lead Navy SEAL firearms instructors who is also an internationally known law enforcement and military trainer, we jumped at the chance. Meet Chris Sajnog, former Navy SEAL sniper instructor, author and founder of Center Mass Group. Sajnog not only has over 20 years of expertise with one of the most elite military teams in the world, he is willing to share his skills and insight with everyone willing and open to learning them. Our own John Oliver spent some time with Sajnog and here is what he had to say:...
  • I Am a Terrorist

    11/22/2015 7:58:49 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/22/15 | Jim Yardley
    Of course the greatest terrorist fear that they have from all of us is that we just might vote Republican I realized this morning, in the middle of my first cup of coffee, that I should be classified as a terrorist! I mean who knew? Thinking back, Janet Napolitano accused veterans of being potential terrorists. I’m a veteran who spent two fun-filled years in Viet Nam, so the worthy Ms. Napolitano has declared me to be a terrorist. Are you a member of the Tea Party (or even fellow traveler of those good folks)? When the answer is a resounding...
  • U.S. and Chinese troops connect in first-ever exchange at JBLM (Washington State)

    11/21/2015 5:01:11 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The News Tribune ^ | November 20, 2015 | Adam Ashton
    80 soldiers from China’s People’s Liberation Army are visiting Joint Base Lewis-McChord It’s the first time Chinese troops have been invited to train in the continental United States Troops are all smiles, but mindful of revealing too much
  • The Enemy we face must be Ruthlessly Defeated, not Appeased

    11/20/2015 12:09:59 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/20/15 | Lt. Col. (P) Bill Connor
    We must act now. Not only will ISIS be on the ash heap of history, but we will win-over the Muslim world which is watching to see strength or weakness. Appeasement isn't working. It is time for violence “To conquer, we must destroy our enemies. We must not only die gallantly; we must kill devastatingly. The faster and more effectively you kill, the longer you will live”
— George S. Patton With the despicable ISIS attacks in Paris, followed by the aerial bombing response by France against ISIS forces in Racca, Syria; we are seeing many on the Left double-down on...
  • ISIS Crisis Entices

    11/20/2015 12:05:50 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/20/15 | Dr. Brad Lyles
    Our leaders must stop focusing upon ISIS! ISIS entices but it is not the crisis! A potential nuclear Iran is the crisis --here and now --today! It is a truism that the most important thing is never the obvious thing—the enticing thing. Currently, ISIS is the most enticing topic in the world of talking heads. Yet even though ISIS entices, far more dangerous events are at play in the world: The coming of a nuclear Iran. Yet ISIS is of some importance. Despite all the well-deserved attention upon ISIS, however, the majority of media consultants miss the point entirely. ISIS...
  • USS Kearsarge Harriers Join Fight Against ISIL

    11/19/2015 9:58:19 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies ^ | November 19, 2015 | USS Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group public affairs
    ARABIAN GULF (NNS) -- Naval Aviation rejoined the fight against ISIL Nov. 19 when AV-8B Harriers from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM)162(Reinforced)launched from the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) to conduct their first missions over Iraq in support of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR)....
  • AP: ISIS exploiting power vacuum in Iraq to create chemical, biological, weapons

    11/19/2015 12:02:21 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/19/15 | Robert Laurie
    Consequences and legacies. There are few things that strike terror in the heart of the intelligence community like the thought of ISIS with a weapon of mass destruction. To understand, all you have to do is look at the horrors they’ve wrought with machetes, matches, and gas cans, then picture them with chemical or biological capabilities. The left likes to pretend they’re a bunch of misfits wandering the desert, but according to the AP (and French President Hollande) that’s far from the case. If we don’t stop them now, we may be facing the “worst case scenario.” ISIS has, allegedly,...
  • VA gets Shorted $2.6 Billion while Obama Admin Budgets $4.5 Billion on Syrians Migrants

    11/19/2015 10:55:31 AM PST · by blueyon · 9 replies
    TruthIandAction ^ | 09/28/15 | ???
    Yes, it could get bigger. It also could mean furloughs, hiring freezes and program cancellations if a solution can’t be found. “We are going to do the right thing for veterans and be good stewards of taxpayer dollars,” VA Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson told members of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee on Thursday. “But to succeed, we need the flexibility to use funds to meet veterans needs as they arise.” Without that, he said, “we get to dire circumstances before August. We will have to start denying care to some veterans.” Lawmakers were enraged that the department is only now...
  • B Troop, 4th U.S. Cav Reg (Memorial) to change command

    11/19/2015 10:55:21 AM PST · by SandRat · 12 replies
    FORT HUACHUCA — B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry Regiment (Memorial) hosts a Change of Command Ceremony 2 p.m., today, Nov. 19, on historic Brown Parade Field here. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Joshua Hengst will relinquish command to Army Capt. Andrew Uthlaut. The public is invited to attend this unique, colorful ceremony which highlights Fort Huachuca's Old West cavalry heritage. The 4th Cavalry Regiment is one of the most famous and most decorated regiments in the U.S. Army. Since its activation in 1855, the 4th Cavalry has continuously served in peace and war. The regiment has fought gallantly in the Indian Wars,...
  • Will 2016 Be The Year Of Wireless Energy?

    11/19/2015 9:06:06 AM PST · by bananaman22 · 30 replies ^ | 19-11-2015 | Maccie
    Wireless power has been a dream of mankind’s for decades, but the technology finally appears to be gaining some traction. Theoretically, numerous studies have shown that wireless power is possible through a variety of aerial transmission modalities. Yet the problem with wireless power has been getting the technology to work at a reasonable range. So far, commercial use of wireless power has been limited, but progress is being made. For instance, Samsung now has a commercially available wireless charger for its cell phones. With the charger, consumers do not need to plug their phone into the wall for it to...
  • France confirms Paris attack ringleader has been sent to Allah

    11/19/2015 8:53:58 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 22 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/19/15 | Dan Calabrese
    If getting killed is what ISIS wants, let's give them what they want. Or rather, let's encourage the ass-kicking French to give them what they want - since America won't do it French officials confirmed this morning that they killed the ringleader of the Paris terror attacks in an early-morning police raid. The ringleader was Pierre Mondeaux, an evangelical Christian who led Wednesday night Bible studies and preached Jesus Christ to passers-by on Paris street corners. Just kidding! His name was Abdelhamid Abaaoud and he was a radical Islamic jihadist affilated with ISIS. Of course:
  • Greatest of All Sea Battles

    11/19/2015 6:43:05 AM PST · by lbryce · 14 replies
    US Naval Institue ^ | October, 1994 | Lieutenant Commander Thomas J Cutler(Retired)
    The Battle of Leyte Gulf was the biggest and most multifaceted naval battle in history. It involved hundreds of ships, nearly 200,000 participants, and spanned more than 100,000 square miles. Some of the largest and most powerful ships ever built were sunk, and thousands of men went to the bottom of the sea with them. Every facet of naval warfare—air, surface, subsurface, and amphibious—was involved in this great struggle, and the weapons used included bombs of every type, guns of every caliber, torpedoes, mines, rockets, and even a forerunner of the modern guided missile. But more than mere size...
  • Military officials implementing travel restrictions to France

    11/19/2015 12:03:46 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 2 replies ^ | Nov 18, 2015 | Anthony J. Garcia
    FORT HOOD - Military officials are implementing travel restrictions to France applying to military personnel, Department of Defense civilian employees, contractors and and command-sponsored dependents and family members in the wake of recent terrorist attacks. Read the United State European Command full release here:
  • Shield of the First French Spec Ops Officer to Enter the Bataclan Theater in Paris

    11/18/2015 9:41:20 AM PST · by mojito · 34 replies
    Never Yet Melted ^ | 11/17/2015 | JDZ
    US Marines on Facebook today were applauding the owner of this shield which bears the marks of most of a magazine of AK-47 rounds and a fair amount of suicide vest shrapnel.
  • Why French Military Action In Syria Doesn’t Affect Oil Prices

    11/18/2015 8:45:38 AM PST · by bananaman22 · 3 replies ^ | 18-11-12015 | apache
    The horrific attacks in Paris prompted a swift response from French President Francois Hollande, as he dispatched an aircraft carrier to the Eastern Mediterranean a day after airstrikes hit the key city ISIS stronghold of Raqqa. The United States responded with airstrikes on Monday, November 16, targeting hundreds of trucks that the U.S. military believes are used for smuggling oil. The NYT reported that 116 trucks were destroyed in American airstrikes by A-10 planes and AC-130 gunships in eastern Syria. ISIS generates millions of dollars per day by smuggling oil from Syrian oil fields, a source of revenue that has...
  • 2009 Nobel Peace Prize given to Obama for"promoting new climate" in int'l relations with Muslims

    11/17/2015 4:14:15 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    November 17, 2015 | Vanity
    Isn't it time to ask that it be returned? 2009 Nobel Peace Prize "The 2009 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to United States President Barack Obama for his "extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between people". The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced the award on October 9, 2009, citing Obama's promotion of nuclear nonproliferation and a "new climate" in international relations fostered by Obama, especially in reaching out to the Muslim world."
  • The U.S. should treat France as France treated the U.S. 14 years ago [tr]

    11/16/2015 6:03:02 PM PST · by sparklite2 · 23 replies
    Instapundit ^ | November 16, 2015 | Glenn Reynolds
    CONOR FRIEDERSDORF: Paris and the Lessons of 9/11: The U.S. should treat France as France treated the U.S. 14 years ago—by helping the other wage prudent fights and warning its leaders against the rash decisions that trauma can lead to. Hmm. I was actually thinking that if the French were to nuke ISIS, it would send a powerful message about the likely future of aggressive Islamic terrorism, while not creating the kind of superpower dynamic that would occur if the US did so. Won’t happen, I guess, but I wonder if there’s someone in France thinking the same thing. If...
  • Filthy-Rich Dubai Importing Ferrari, Lambo, and Bugatti POLICE CARS- but Not a Single 'Refugee'...

    11/16/2015 8:34:51 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 18 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 16 November 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    Not sure justwhat the exact explanation is for how hyper-wealthy Arab states in the Middle East have been able to avoid even lifting a finger to help any of those pouring out of Syria and Iraq- but in the end, they seem to have been a lot wiser than we in the West (not that that's difficult these days or anything)... Arab societies are extremely tribal, so I imagine Sunni royalty view most Syrians and Iraqis largely with contempt, more potential enemy than 'family' -yes it seems Muslims can't even assimilate with other Islamic cultures if they happen to...
  • Safe spaces for real Americans

    11/14/2015 10:15:56 AM PST · by EternalVigilance · 22 replies
  • Who is legally a Veteran?

    11/14/2015 7:07:58 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 37 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/14/15 | Jim Emerson
    This week the Senate passed the Century Veterans Benefits Delivery Act (S 1203), granting “honorary” veteran status to about 200,000 Reserve and National Guard retirees. Those particular members have not served the necessary qualifying period of active service, 24 Months, to be entitled to veteran benefits. The house will pass a similar measure, The Honor America’s Guard-Reserve Retirees Act (HR 1384), also a standalone bill to grant Reserve and Guard retirees veteran status. This will allow the weekend warriors who weren’t called to active duty to receive veteran benefits. The 200,000 who never served 24 months on active duty will...
  • ‘Jihadi John’ a goner? Where’s the video?

    11/13/2015 1:17:18 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/13/15 | Judi McLeod
    Let's hope so because without the DNA evidence to prove his death, all of those living under the threat of Islamic terrorism will rest neither in security nor in any peace The news came overseas from Britain about 11:30 p.m., last night: Ding dong, the witch is dead, decapitation video crazed Jihadi John’s now allegedly a goner. According to Britain’s Daily Mail: “The world’s most wanted man, Jihadi John, is believed to have been killed in a U.S. drone strike in Syria.” (Daily Mail, Nov. 13, 2015) “Believed to have been killed” is not nearly as reassuring or as absolute...

    11/13/2015 5:45:25 AM PST · by NYer · 17 replies
    Atlas Obscura ^ | November 11, 2015 | JILL HEINERTH
    In the summer months, a parade of icebergs break way from the Arctic and make their way south drifting through the region called Iceberg Alley. Divers visiting the Bell Island shipwrecks often divert to make a dive on these floating giants. (All photos: Jill Heinerth)Few people know that Bell Island, in Newfoundland, Canada, was directly attacked during World War II. In 1942, German U-boats twice raided the island in an attempt to disrupt the flow of iron ore being transported from mines on the island. This high-grade ore was used to supply steel critical to the war effort.Germans knew that if...
  • What This Soldier is Doing in This Photo with Hillary Clinton Has Provoked Controversy for Years

    11/12/2015 6:54:34 PM PST · by · 24 replies
    iNDEPENDENT jOURNAL ^ | Kyle Becker
    Hillary Clinton recently drew scrutiny for a claim that resurfaced in a New Hampshire breakfast on Tuesday that she once tried to join the Marines. The dubious claim, which even implicitly accused the Marines of sexism, brings to mind another case of military optics that might not have worked out the way Mrs. Clinton wanted it: A photo of her taken while shaking the hand of a soldier. The photo inevitably made the rounds in chain emails and on websites for years. But unlike some stories that seem too good to be true, and frequently turn out to be false,...
  • Hillary denies anything wrong at the VA,blasts GOP plan for VA & then offers exactly the same thing

    11/12/2015 4:51:56 PM PST · by Starman417 · 10 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-12-15 | DrJohn
    Appearing on Fox's Special Report, Julie Pace opined that Hillary Clinton's poo pooing of the problems at the VA will haunt her through the 2016 election: "The Hillary Clinton comment, sometimes when you do this job you hear a candidate say something and you just know that that is something that is going to trail her through Election Day next year if she is the eventual Democratic nominee." think she's right and that this is a powerful issue. Clinton committed a huge gaffe and it opened a door into the real Hillary Clinton. Last month Clinton haughtily dismissed the...
  • Another Veterans Day, another political show of rhetoric and bling

    11/11/2015 4:51:30 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/11/15 | Judi McLeod
    Those who serve their country should be remembered not just on Veterans and Remembrance Day, but every day Never is it more noticeable than it is on Veteran’s Day that talk is cheap. When President Barack Obama will lay the wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington today, commemorating Veterans Day, 2015. Thanks to the convenience of cyberspace, photos of the laying the wreath will be seen worldwide. But there are no pictures anywhere in cyberspace of the 307,000 veterans who died waiting for care that never came. Those felled by illness they brought back from the...
  • Veterans taking tour thrilled as beloved commander in chief pops in for surprise visit

    11/11/2015 3:07:57 PM PST · by Yankee-Maine · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/11/15 | Dan Calabrese
    Psyche. It looks like the Oval Office! But of course, it’s the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas. This is where a group of veterans were getting a tour on Veterans Day this morning when, much to their surprise, President Bush 43 himself popped and personally greeted the surprised and very pleased group. I really don’t need to say a lot about this, but I just want to remind you: For all the prattling from the left and their media mouthpieces about how Bush cavalierly put our fighting men and women in harm’s way, the truth is that the...
  • Worthy & Forever

    11/11/2015 2:41:55 PM PST · by Revski
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 11/11/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    I John 2: 17 And the world passes away, and the lust thereof: but he that dose the will of God abides for ever. This video footage of an animated red shoulder hawks in flight and a tree perched inspirational message.
  • Cuba: A Threat to America

    11/11/2015 11:27:47 AM PST · by Thistooshallpass9 · 5 replies ^ | 11 Nov 2015 | Gerald Flurry
    If you were alive in 1963, you probably remember where you were the afternoon of November 22. That is the day you heard the news that United States President John F. Kennedy had been shot. President Kennedy was murdered as he traveled by motorcade in Texas. Since that very day, the truth about the assassination has been a mystery. Lee Harvey Oswald, a former U.S. Marine, defected to the Soviet Union in 1959 and returned to the U.S. in 1962. Two days after the president’s assassination, he was murdered by a nightclub owner under dubious circumstances. The Warren Commission, which...
  • Thank our veterans today and every day. They’re the ones who secure our freedoms

    11/11/2015 9:50:22 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 4 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/11/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    We’ve seen the bumper stickers saying “If you are reading this thank a teacher”; but the better one says, “If you are reading this thank a teacher; but if you are reading this in English thank a veteran.” The wisdom in this simple statement is profound. As a young Marine recruit I often heard, “Private if it wasn’t for the Marine Corps you’d be speaking Japanese.” Yet the accomplishments of the Marine Corps are just a portion of the rich heritage of the United States Military. It’s always been brave veterans with guns, not liberals with white flags that have...
  • Veteran's Day deals

    11/11/2015 4:48:34 AM PST · by suthener · 12 replies
    Myself ^ | 11-11-2015 | Suthener
    I went to Krispy Kreme for my free Veteran's Day doughnut and coffee this morning. Then I tipped the server the cost of the items. Just a thought, but it would be good if veterans who are able would "pass it on" to others if you take advantage of the extremely generous and patriotic businesses that participate in celebrating Veteran's Day. Also, thanks for your service to all of my fellow veterans! PN1 USN (Retired)
  • COMPILATION: CENTER FOR SECURITY POLICY:Jihad Infrastructure in the United States

    11/10/2015 6:07:30 PM PST · by RaceBannon · 5 replies
    The Center For Security Policy ^ | 11/10/15 | The Center for Security policy
    Jihad Infrastructure in the United States . Secure Freedom Radio Podcasts | November 10, 2015 With Andy McCarthy, Kevin Kearns, Ryan Mauro, Amb. Yoram Ettinger . ANDY McCARTHY, Former Federal Prosecutor: . Necessity to label the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization Obama’s executive order pushing for Syrian refugee resettlement Overreach of American courts regarding Guantanamo Bay . . PART TWO: . Supreme Court action against Guantanamo Bay Repercussions of institutionalizing Obama’s Countering Violent Extremism movement Threats to freedom of speech from hate speech legislation . . KEVIN KEARNS, President of the U.S. Business and Industry Council: ....
  • South Carolina’s military culture and the October flood

    11/10/2015 7:55:17 AM PST · by Yankee-Maine · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/10/15 | Thomas S. Mullikin
    Selfless service is engrained into the fiber of our great state Years ago, reading Pat Conroy’s best-selling novel, The Lords of Discipline, I was struck by the single line – “No Southern man is complete without a tenure under military rule.” Not all Southerners serve, have served, or will ever serve their country. And today it is only a very small percentage of Americans overall who have served or will ever serve in the armed forces. Nevertheless, Conroy’s line speaks to many of us hailing from the South, and to an even greater degree those of us from the Palmetto...
  • Why no "Pro War" novels, stories, movies?

    11/09/2015 4:56:11 AM PST · by j.argese · 18 replies
    n/a ^ | 11/9/15 | j.argese
    With the release of this new movie about Stalin enabler, cheerleader and pom-pom girl Dalton Trumbo, it got me to thinking about his novel "Johnny Got His Gun". It also got me to thinking about the lack of literature which would support the fight for Western Values, considering the existential threat we face. Your thoughts?
  • Military members not permitted to say Christmas, mention religion per Obama order

    11/07/2015 8:03:47 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 40 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/7/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    Since his first run for the Presidency, Obama has claimed to be a Christian even though he was schooled in a Madrassa in Indonesia. He also claimed he was an immigrant to get into college and was a member of Rev. Wright’s church for many years. There he heard that America needed to be brought down and that our “chickens have come home to roost.” As groveling, pro-Obama boot-lickers, the media would never let us know the truth underlying the personal history Barack immediately locked away upon being placed in the White House. Of course we can be certain that...
  • Homosexual rape under-reported by Pentagon

    11/07/2015 7:28:04 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 18 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/7/15 | Jim Emerson
    he repeal of the U.S. Military Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy in 2010 was joyfully cheered by Obama and his merry “men” as they forced the military to openly accept gay service members, consequences be dammed. The underbelly of the beast Obama created to ensure he continued to pack in big bucks from homosexuals was the increase of rape perpetrated by predatory males on fellow males. According to a new study released by the American Psychological Association (APA) this week, homosexual rape is being underreported by the Pentagon. Not surprisingly, the liberal, political lap dogs in uniform are afraid to...
  • Was Al Gore being stupid with the M-16 Rifle? Was he in Vietnam with it?

    11/07/2015 5:57:51 AM PST · by marktwain · 28 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 4 November, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    This famous photograph of Al Gore, was supposedly posted on his web site when he was running for president in 1999. It has been floating about the Internet ever since. Many use it to mock Al Gore for his weapon handling skills, or lack thereof; but the weapon handling does not look too bad to me. There is no magazine in the rifle, so it is likely unloaded, even if the selector switch is on "semi" and not on safe. The muzzle, on close examination, seems to be pointing to the left (his left) of his head. He seems...

    11/07/2015 5:54:53 AM PST · by NYer · 14 replies
    Atlas Obscura ^ | November 6, 2015 | CARA GIAIMO
    The Simple Sabotage Field Manual, declassified in the 1970s. (Photo: Joe Loong/Flickr)When you think of Allied espionage, you might imagine disguised explosives, wiretaps, bat bombs, or other dramatic inventions. But declassified documents reveal that World War II was won in part by more everyday saboteurs–purposefully clumsy factory workers, annoying train conductors, and bad middle managers, all trained by the U.S.'s Simple Sabotage Field Manual.In 1944, World War II was in its final throes. Though the Allies were holding their own against the Axis, they were in need of more troops and more local cooperation. The Office of Strategic Services (OSS), a precursor...
  • Yesterday Trump called Politico dishonest. Today he is spreading their Ben Carson lie.

    11/06/2015 11:58:15 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 305 replies
    Red State ^ | October 6, 2015 | southernconstitutionalist
    RedState's own Leon Wolf did a great job exposing the Politico story about Ben Carson and West Point as a lie. Washington Post reporter Dave Weigel is also churning out great information on Twitter regarding the story. I want to focus on what Donald Trump is doing with the story, however. Yesterday, November 5, Donald Trump had this to say about Politico: Look, Politico is so dishonest in so many different things. This Politico website or whatever the hell they call it, I mean, they write about me. We don't deal with them anymore because the level of dishonesty is...
  • Hillary Clinton Tried to Join the Army (Or Was it the Marines?)

    11/06/2015 3:06:53 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 31 replies
    Outside the Beltway ^ | April 3, 2008 | James Joyner
    Hillary Clinton Tried to Join the Army (Or was it the Marines?) James Joyner April 3, 2008 Bill Clinton says his wife, Hillary, tried to join the Army in the mid-1970s but was turned down. “I remember when we were young, right out of law school, she went down and tried to join the Army and they said ‘Your eyes are so bad, nobody will take you,'” he said, after heralding her record on issues of concern to the military, such as body armor and access to health care. I assume this is a version of the “Hillary Clinton tried...
  • In the wake of the nuclear weapons deal, Iran ramps up anti-American agitation and repression

    11/06/2015 8:23:05 AM PST · by Marcus · 4 replies
    Capitalist Review ^ | November 5, 2015 | Mark R. Whittington
    If President Obama thought that the recent nuclear weapons deal with Iran would lead to a rapprochement with the Islamic Republic, he might need to think again. The New York Times reports that anti-American agitation, complete with mobs chanting “Death to America!” have been ramped up. Almost as important, the Iranian government has increased the repression of its own people, in effect sticking a thumb in the collective eye of the United States.
  • Why Obama doesn’t want to defeat ISIS

    11/05/2015 9:25:29 AM PST · by Starman417 · 13 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-05-15 | DrJohn
    Never let a good crisis go to waste. Some time ago I wrote that Barack Obama's foreign policy for the remainder of his regime tenure was going to be sweep everything under the rug and leave the mess for his successor. It's largely true, now I realize how horribly cynical it really is. Remember when, in the face of the JV ISIS, getting repeatedly humiliated by Putin, being hacked by the Chinese, Barack Obama declared that the biggest threat we face is climate change? What President Barack Obama described as the greatest threat to future generations was neither terrorism nor ISIS. It wasn't nuclear...
  • It’s True! A toilet was used as an aerial bomb during the Vietnam War

    11/03/2015 11:03:14 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 18 replies
    As American involvement in the Vietnam War began, the A-1 Skyraider was still the medium attack aircraft in many carrier air wings, although it was planned to be replaced by the A-6A Intruder as part of the general switch to jet aircraft. Skyraiders from Constellation andTiconderoga participated in the first U.S. Navy strikes against North Vietnam on 5 August 1964 as part of Operation Pierce Arrow in response to the Gulf of Tonkin Incident, striking against fuel depots at Vinh, with one Skyraider from Ticonderoga damaged by anti-aircraft fire, and a second from Constellation shot down, killing its pilot. In...
  • World's Ugliest Vehicle Unveiled

    11/03/2015 9:29:26 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 90 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 03 October 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    From where else- Russia While the Russians are quickly running out of money -and still can't make a decent toaster- the sky's the limit for the Kremlin when it comes to military stuff. Somehow tho therenever seems to be much budget left for styling- instead, they appear to have let their video-game obsessed kids design the thing (while the dog helped). Yet the ZIL (maker of trucks and Soviet limos)KAT is itself a microcosm of Putin's Russia... overbearing/hyper-macho, in-your-face, brutish, unpolished... not a lot of it makes sense to outsiders, yet they absolutely do not care what you think...
  • 4 Things Why I Wouldn't Trust the 1911 with my Life

    11/03/2015 7:47:07 AM PST · by w1n1 · 98 replies
    AShooting Journal ^ | 11/3/2015 | D Shaw
    Daniel Shaw, retired US Marine Infantryman and Combat Weapons Master Instructor, explains why the 1911 is not the defensive gun he chooses to carry. Shaw gives us four reasons why he opts to go with something aside from John Browning's classic handgun: limited magazine capacitysafety leverreliabilitymagazine compatibility The former Marine is careful to note that this is his opinion, based on his experience, and acknowledges that everyone is free to pick the platform that’s right for them. With that in mind, what are your thoughts on the 1911? Do you trust your 1911 with your life? Do you have four...