Category: Military

Donald Trump and the continued betrayal of America's warriors

Donald Trump and the continued betrayal of America's warriors
GET OUT OF THE BASKET! In Donald Trump and the betrayal of America’s warriors, we discussed some of the things that boggle our minds and infuriate us. Mostly, it has to do with a man who has never served his country in ANY capacity, claiming to love our military but clearly hating the people who serve. ... Read more »

Three fast FACTS about Robert E. Lee

Three fast FACTS about Robert E. Lee
Here’s three fast FACTS about Robert E. Lee from history books written long before Donald Trump, Fox News, CNN, MSNBC or any notion of “fake news.” 1. Robert E. Lee was a traitor to the United States of America and attempted to overthrow the government. 2. Lee caused the death of 600,000 Americans, mostly young,... Read more »

Donald Trump and the World Will Have to Deal With a Nuclear North Korea

Donald Trump and the World Will Have to Deal With a Nuclear North Korea
It’s fantasy to think that North Korea is going to dismantle their nuclear program just because Donald Trump says so. America and the world has learned to live with several nuclear bad actors including Russia, Iran and Pakistan. One more nut job with nukes isn’t going to move the hands on the Doomsday Clock. If... Read more »
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I'm Really Pissed This Veterans Day and I'm Sick of What Passes for Patriotism

I'm Really Pissed This Veterans Day and I'm Sick of What Passes for Patriotism
There’s about 4,800 homeless veterans in Los Angeles.  Luckily, they’re in L.A. and not here, in Chicago, where it was 20 degrees last night. Happy f**king Veterans Day. If you ask those 4,800 homeless veterans, would any of them care if you stand, kneel or squat and take a dump during the national anthem?   Would... Read more »

General John Kelly Sold his Soul to the Devil, Diminishing Himself and His Son's Memory

General John Kelly Sold his Soul to the Devil, Diminishing Himself and His Son's Memory
White House Chief of Staff General John Kelly is chasing a bad trade. We’ve all done it, defended something that we knew was wrong, but we were in too deep to let go. But let it go he must, or it will pull him down into the mire. Kelly went out on a limb Thursday,... Read more »

Donald Trump Promises to Keep Intelligence Out of His Administration

Donald Trump Promises to Keep Intelligence Out of His Administration
Donald Trump’s war with America’s intelligence community may turn out to be a metaphor describing his entire presidency. A presidency many Americans hope will be cut short due to egregious violations of the Constitution beginning on January 20, 2017. There may be as many ways to write an article or blog as there are people... Read more »
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Memorial Day 2016

Memorial Day 2016
Above:  Christian Jacobs, 4, of Hertford, NC, lies on the grave of his father, Christian James Jacob, during Memorial Day celebrations at Arlington National Cemetery – Huffington Post Following is from a previous post: About a decade before I was born 2,400 American men and women lost their lives following the attack on Pearl Harbor,... Read more »

Syria needs some boots on the ground, as long as it's not my kid's feet in those boots

Syria needs some boots on the ground, as long as it's not my kid's feet in those boots
As any poll will tell you, the standout candidates in the GOP race for presidential nominee are Donald Trump, Carly Fiorina and Dr. Ben Carson. Pundits will tell you that the reason those three lead the pack is because they’re not establishment types, not politicians.  Except for Fiorina, none of them have ever run for... Read more »

Your uncle died so that stupid people can say stupid things

Your uncle died so that stupid people can say stupid things
PFC Aaron Toppen fought and died so that stupid people could say stupid things.  That may sound ridiculous or flippant, but there’s no other way of saying it. Aaron was just 19 years old when he was killed by “friendly fire” in Afghanistan last year. The above image of Aaron’s niece, Taylor has haunted me... Read more »
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Bowe Bergdahl is on his way home. Should we send him back?

As Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl makes his way back home to Hailey, Idaho, the rest of America is pondering his release from the Taliban with mixed reviews. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) took the President to task yesterday for failing to inform Congress of the prisoner swap negotiated to free Bergdahl.  Regarding Bergdahl, Feinstein... Read more »